20 Best Things To Do In Hoddesdon Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Hoddesdon

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1366 fun things to do in Hoddesdon 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 – 924 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Hoddesdon 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 Hoddesdon 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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Boys on Treasure Hunt Trail

Wallingford Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Wallingford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A mystery is afoot and it’s going to take some serious super sleuths to get to the bottom of things. Are you up to it? The Wallingford Mystery Treasu...

Kids jumping on bouncy pillow at Wellington Country Park in Reading

Wellington Country Park

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There’s so much to do at Wellington Country Park you can stay over at the campsite to ensure you get to see and do everything! Ideal for families, th...

Inflatable course in swimming pool at Towcester Centre for Leisure in Towcester

Towcester Centre for Leisure

  • Towcester
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Can your children defeat Towcester Centre for Leisure’s mighty inflatable water course? Challenge your children to a swim to remember. With floats, f...

Mens kitesurfing at Push Kiting in Clacton On Sea

Push Kiting

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Push Kiting Offering lessons in Kitesurfing, Kite Buggying, Land Kiteboarding and Power Kiteboarding. Basically however you'd like to be wind powered...

Entrance at Delapre Abbey in Northampton

Delapre Abbey

  • Northampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Get to know your local history with a visit to the recently restored Delapre Abbey near Northampton. This is a museum the kids will actually enjoy as...

Families playing at Horsham Park

Horsham Park

  • Horsham
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Horsham Park is a haven of green space with a lake and several age range specific play areas including various slides, climbing frames, sand pit and...

Steam Train in Cholsey and Wallingford Railway

Cholsey and Wallingford Railway

  • Wallingford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway is a preserved former Great Western Railway branchline that links the national railway network at Cholsey, with t...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Faversham Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Faversham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If clue busting is your bread and butter then don’t miss the Faversham Mystery Treasure Trail; those skills will be essential to finding the fabled,...

Outside view of Scotney Castle in Tunbridge Wells

Scotney Castle

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Scotney Castle is not one but two houses. At the top of the hill is the new house, designed by Anthony Salvin in Elizabethan style and built in 1837...

Dog walkers at Nymans in Haywards Heath

Nymans

  • Haywards Heath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

How do you like to unwind with the family? If long woodland walks and strolling through beautiful gardens is your thing, then you’ll love Nymans. It’...

Bandstand at Abington Park in Northampton

Abington Park

  • Northampton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Abington Park sits on the site on a medieval village, with some buildings surviving over 7 centuries! The park contains 2 lakes, one former boating l...

Girls in raft building activity at Ardingly Activity Centre

Ardingly Activity Centre

  • Ardingly
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Ardingly Activity Centre is a great place for water based activities, whatever your age or ability level. The patient and enthusiastic staff have wil...

Toddler swimming pool at Danes Camp Leisure Centre in Northampton

Danes Camp Leisure Centre

  • Northampton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

If you thought a roller derby was a thing of the past, think again! Danes Camp Leisure Centre is bringing back the classic day out in style with funk...

Outdoor swimming pool at Faversham Swimming Pool

Faversham Swimming Pool

  • Faversham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Faversham Swimming Pools offers all-year-round swimming with the added summer-time bonus of three fantastic outdoor pools; 33 metre pool with diving...

Outside view of Abington Museum in Northampton

Abington Museum

  • Northampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A nice way to key up the kids for Abington Museum is to mention the Victorian Cabinet of Curiosities… the very name is magnetic to children! They can...

Walking trail at Brampton Valley Way in Brixworth

Brampton Valley Way

  • Brixworth
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Brampton Valley Way, which used to be the former Northampton to Market Harborough Railway, is a linear park that is surrounded by beautiful scenery,...

People in swimming pool at The Pavilions In The Park Horsham

The Pavilions In The Park

  • Horsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Pavilions In The Park is a leisure centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool and Leisure Waters providing providing the perfect environmen...

Entrance to Clacton Pavilion

Clacton Pavilion

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

This multi-million pound entertainment and amusement centre situated on Clacton seafront where you can enjoy action packed days out in Essex for all...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Bicester

  • Bicester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Get ready for silver screen perfection! Jump into movie magic at Vue Bicester, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to h...

Entrance to Horsham Superbowl

The Rec

  • Horsham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

The Rec offers a fun-packed family day out for the whole family with bowling and LaserQuest. Tenpin bowling is a classic all weather family activity...

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