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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In New Ground

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1335 fun things to do in New Ground 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 – 912 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right New Ground 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 New Ground 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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Little girl up smiling on the highropes at Go Ape Wendover

Go Ape Wendover

  • Aston Clinton
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Are you up for a challenge? If your answer is ‘yes’, great. If ‘no’ then simply pause, take a deep breath and release your inner ape! It’s in there j...

Mother's Day craft at The Pottery Project in Berkhamsted

The Pottery Project

  • Berkhamsted
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Pottery Project in Berkhamsted is a great place to meet friends, bring the kids, or just indulge yourself in creativity. We have an extensive ran...

Girl in ball pit at The Kidzone in Berkhamsted

The Kidzone

  • Berkhamsted
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The elaborately themed Kidzone is a dinosaur extravaganza with bonus underwater and pirate zones! Packed full of colourful characters and all the cla...

People walking dogs at Ashridge Estate in Berkhamsted

Ashridge Estate

  • Berkhamsted
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

On a sunny day a stroll in the park fits the bill, but why not up the ante with stunning panoramas from Ivinghoe Beacon right up to the Bridgewater M...

Exhibition room at Natural History Museum at Tring

Natural History Museum at Tring

  • Tring
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Built in 1889 to house the private natural history collection of Walter Rothschild, the Natural History Museum at Tring is a fascinating 'Noah's Ark...

Information desk at Tring Local History Museum

Tring Local History Museum

  • Tring
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tring Local History Museum is a really interesting place to visit and it is small enough that even the little ones will manage it in a reasonable amo...

Boys on a Spy Mission Treasure Trail

The Tring Spy Mission Trail

  • Tring
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Cracking clues is the name of the game on The Tring Spy Mission Trail. Your team of not so secret agents will have to work together to decipher a dea...

Bench at College Lake Nature Reserve in Tring

College Lake Nature Reserve

  • Tring
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

College Lake Nature Reserve is thought of as one of the best places in Buckinghamshire to see water birds such as lapwings and redshanks. There are a...

Mead Open Farm

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  • Billington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

As well as adventure play and all sorts of action, Mead Open Farm is home to some of the cutest creatures around. Prepare for your heart to melt! Str...

Ruins at Berkhamsted Castle

Berkhamsted Castle

  • Berkhamsted
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Berkhamsted Castle has opportunities for enjoyment for all ages. Pre-school children can run about safely in the bailey and play games. Older childre...

Kids looking for clues on The Berkhamsted Mystery Treasure Trail

The Berkhamsted Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Berkhamsted
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Can you solve the mystery on the Berkhamsted self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail? An easy to follow route will lead you around as you search fo...

Two kids doing the Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

Wendover Woods

  • Wendover
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wellies on and ready to explore? Wendover Woods is an ideal location for family wildlife walks, cycling adventures and picnics in nature. Follow the...

Elephants at ZSL Whipsande Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

  • Dunstable
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is the largest in the UK with 3,800 unique creatures and 600 acres of stunning scenery. Spend a day discovering new breeds you’ve n...

Map and booklet for The Wendover Mystery Treasure Trail

The Wendover Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Wendover
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Wendover self guided themed Treasure Trail,is just one of many Treasure Trails which we've written in Buckinghamshire and is a great way to explo...

People swimming at Chesham Heated Open Air Pool

Chesham Heated Open Air Pool

  • Chesham
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Don’t let the cold weather stop you from swimming. Come and float under the starry night sky at Chesham’s Heated Open Air Pool whilst everyone else i...

Kids jumping at Cloud 9 Leisure, Watford

Cloud 9 Leisure

  • Watford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bounce sky high on all sorts of inflatable fun at Cloud 9 Leisure. A Ninja Warrior Course, Total Wipeout and special SEN sessions make it the best wa...

A family doing a treasure trail

St Albans Treasure Trail

  • St Albans
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a bit of buried loot? See what you can dig up on the Old St Albans Treasure Trail. It’s a great way to work as a team and get outdoo...

Sheep at Dunstable Downs & Gateway Centre in Whipsnade

Dunstable Downs & Gateway Centre

  • Whipsnade
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Chilterns Gateway Centre has lots of events for kids and families throughout the year. Come along and join the countryside team for one of the guided...

Kids in swimming lesson at Sportspace Hemel Hempstead

Sportspace Hemel Hempstead

  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Sportspace Hemel Hempstead is the main sports centre and has a varied and exciting programme. You can book a badminton court or squash court for a fa...

Young adults playing at Quasar Hemel Hempstead

Quasar Hemel Hempstead

  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Up for a game of laser tag? Head out to Quasar Hemel Hempstead and have a go at the world's only multi-theme Quasar laser tag arena! With great futur...

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