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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Hertford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1377 fun things to do in Hertford for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 936 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Hertford day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Hertford with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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A little boy feeding a camel at Paradise Wildlife Park

Paradise Wildlife Park

  • Broxbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Enjoy an award-winning day out at Paradise Wildlife Park, home to over 800 exotic animals and over 30 animatronic dinosaurs at World of Dinosaurs. It...

Outside view of Hertford Museum

Hertford Museum

  • Hertford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Hertford Museum is a gem of a local history museum in the centre of the pretty county town of Hertford. At Hertford Museum there are lots to keep chi...

Auditorium at Hertford Theatre

Hertford Theatre

  • Hertford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Hertford Theatre is your local family-friendly venue, right at the heart of Hertford. The location is convenient and easily accessible, so don’t hesi...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

The Hertford Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Hertford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Search high, low and just about everywhere on The Hertford Mystery Treasure Trail. You’re sure to see some fantastic sights as you sniff out buried t...

Girl bottle feeds lambs at Foxholes Farm in Hertford

Foxholes Farm

  • Hertford
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Foxholes Farm gives your family a stress-free day in the country. Spend time with guinea pigs, rabbits, ducks and chickens in their paddock area, tak...

Entrance to Scotts Grotto in Ware

Scotts Grotto

  • Ware
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Scotts Grotto is an unusual and inexpensive place to take the kids to explore if you are in the area, although it does have limited opening times. Th...

Family on Spy Mission Trail

Ware Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Ware
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Your super spies in training can flex their skills on the Ware Spy Mission Treasure Trail. They’ll have to prove their mettle by cracking codes and w...

Girl in ball pit at Woodys Play Barn in Ware

Woodys Play Barn

  • Ware
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Woodys Play Barn is an all weather wonderland ideal for keeping kids happy and busy. The indoor play area covers 2000sq ft of space spread over 2 lev...

People swimming at The Priory Lido in Ware

The Priory Lido4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ware
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Enjoy the summer sun with all the benefits of being poolside at The Priory Lido. This 30m-heated open-air pool is open from May until September and a...

Family on miniature train at East Herts Miniature Railway in Ware

East Herts Miniature Railway

  • Ware
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

East Herts Miniature Railway, located within the grounds of The Van Hage Garden Company in Great Amwell, is a 7 and quarter inch gauge miniature rail...

Baby zebra and adult zebra at Ventura Wildlife Park

Ventura Wildlife Park

  • Great Amwell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Looking for a wild day out? Then head over to Ventura Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire, where you’ll be greeted by ring-tailed lemurs, zebras and croco...

People go kart racing at Rye House Kart Raceway in Hoddesdon

Rye House Kart Raceway

  • Hoddesdon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

At Rye House Kart Raceway there are mini or bambino karts which are suitable for ages 3 to 8 years so your young petrol heads can be the star of the...

Families at Rye House Gatehouse in Hoddesdon

Rye House Gatehouse

  • Hoddesdon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Take a trip to the past as you explore the Rye House Gatehouse: one of the first brick built houses in the country and boasting outstanding decoratio...

Mr Mulligan's Stevenage

Mr Mulligan's Stevenage

  • Stevenage
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Think you know golf? Think again as at Mr Mulligan's Stevenage, it comes served with dinosaurs, deep sea beasties and UV lights. Good luck! Explore t...

Kids on trampolines at Ryeassic Adventure Park in Hoddesdon

Rye-assic Adventure Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Hoddesdon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

If you’re looking for a park packed full of activities and guaranteed to satisfy the most energetic of adventurers then visit RyeAssic Adventure Park...

People playing laser tag at Rye House Laser Combat in Hoddesdon

Rye House Laser Combat

  • Hoddesdon
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Rye House Laser Combat Here you will experience the ultimate in modern warfare games, with no bruises and no pain. Just fun! Our indoor arena has sou...

Women rowing boat from Lee Valley Boat Centre in Broxbourne

Lee Valley Boat Centre

  • Broxbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

At just a stone's throw from Broxbourne train station Lee Valley Boat Centre is the prefect place to have fun on the water. You can hire an electric...

Boy on zip wire at Go Ape Woburn

Go Ape Cockfosters

  • Enfield
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Trade the city centre in for a family forest adventure at Go Ape Cockfosters. As the highest Go Ape course in the South East, as well as part of Lond...

Kids in roller disco at Rollercity in Welwyn Garden City

Rollercity

  • Welwyn Garden City
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Have you ever seen someone sad whilst roller skating? Of course not! Let the good times roll while all the family get fitter at Rollercity! Think of...

Baby Play area at Soft Play City in Welwyn Garden City

Soft Play City

  • Welwyn Garden City
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Soft play is your kids’ favourite? Time to take them to Soft Play City - a bright, clean and spacious centre where your little ones can play safely w...

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