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

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Merton

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 425 fun things to do in Merton for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 245 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Merton 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 Merton 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!

  1. Ball pit at The Wonder Wood

    The Wonder Wood Children's Soft Play

    Watton

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Based in Watton, Norfolk, the Wonder Wood Children's Soft Play is a wonderful, friendly place for little adventurers (0-8 years) to play, make new fr...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 2.2 miles from Merton
  2. Sheep at Melsop Farm Park in Scoulton

    Melsop Farm Park

    Scoulton

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    A day out at Melsop Farm Park in East Anglia is alive with an amazing number of different animals! Many of the animals are free ranging, allowing vis...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 4.9 miles from Merton
  3. Go Ape Thetford Go Ape in 2020!

    Go Ape Thetford

    Brandon

    High Ropes CoursesHigh Ropes Courses

    Amongst a patchwork of pines, broadleaves and Douglas Fir trees, discover a whole world of high ropes at Go Ape Thetford - the very first Go Ape to o...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 10.4 miles from Merton
  4. Kids in go karts at Anglia Karting Centre in Swaffham

    Anglia Karting Centre

    Swaffham

    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    Anglia Karting Centre is an outdoor circuit with an overall length of 1030 metres. For starters all children have to be 8yrs old and no older than 16...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 6 miles from Merton
  5. Kids in paintball battle at Combat Paintball in Thetford

    Combat Paintball

    Thetford

    PaintballingPaintballing

    Combat Paintball East Anglia's only Laser Tag Games with new Hit Feedback Technology! Using the latest technology Laser Tag Guns that give hit feedba...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 7.2 miles from Merton
  6. Aerial view of ancient flint mines at Grimes Graves in Thetford

    Grimes Graves

    Thetford

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    At Grimes Graves today, visitors (10+) can descend 9 metres (30 ft) by ladder into one excavated shaft, an unforgettable experience: the only Neolith...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 7.8 miles from Merton
  7. Creek at Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trail

    Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trail

    Gooderstone

    National ParksNational Parks

    Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trails will blow the kids away with its beautiful and imaginative design. There are many interesting paths and...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 9 miles from Merton
  8. Girls on slide at Fun 2 Play in Thetford

    Fun 2 Play

    Thetford

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Fun 2 Play is an exciting and well equipped children's play centre in Thetford that is easily accessible from the A11. There is a restaurant on site,...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 9.1 miles from Merton
  9. Slide and swimming pool at Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre in Thetford

    Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre

    Thetford

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre has a pool that caters for all. If you’re a ‘serious swimmer’ you can clock up the lengths in the 25m pool or...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 9.2 miles from Merton
  10. Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

    High Lodge Thetford Forest Centre

    Thetford

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    If you go down to the woods today, you're in for a big surprise... High Lodge in Thetford Forest is a smashing example of wood as they should be, wit...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 10.2 miles from Merton
  11. Seniors at Strikes in Dereham

    Strikes

    Dereham

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Strikes Whether you're a first-timer, an established league player or a seasoned pro, ten pin bowling at Strikes is always an action packed and fun d...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 10.3 miles from Merton
  12. Bowling alleys at Mr Gs Bowling Centre in Brandon

    Mr Gs Bowling Centre

    Brandon

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    How long since you last went bowling? They reckon it's time you got back into the habit at Mr G's Bowling Centre . Whether you're a beginner or exper...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 10.8 miles from Merton
  13. Ruins of Castle Acre Priory in Kings Lynn

    Castle Acre Priory

    Kings Lynn

    LandmarksLandmarks

    Castle Acre Priory can be a great trip out with kids, with an evocative fortress to explore alongside gores grounds populated with barn owls, little...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 11.5 miles from Merton
  14. Toddler play area at Hulabaloos in Sutton

    Hulabaloos

    Sutton

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Hulabaloos has a lot to offer! Inside you can find the Main Play Frame with two different slides, ball pit and lots more fun features, plus a dedicat...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 11.6 miles from Merton
  15. Jaguar at Banham Zoo

    Banham Zoo

    Banham

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Banham Zoo is an award winning attraction with lots of exciting animals and experiences to see and do! Passionate about animal conservation, the zoo...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 11.7 miles from Merton
  16. Horses at Knettishall Heath Country Park in Thetford

    Knettishall Heath Country Park

    Thetford

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Knettishall Heath Country Park In summer it can feel like another country: common (yet still exciting!) lizards bask in the open on rocks, skylarks s...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 12 miles from Merton
  17. Piglets at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse in Dareham

    Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

    Dereham

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    At Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse you can enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk. With a thrilling woodland adventure playgro...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 12 miles from Merton
  18. Harry the Hare Wym Trails

    Wym Trails

    Wymondham

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Want to spice up your day in Wymondham? Whether you’re a local, or just visiting, the Wym Trails app is exactly what you need. Experience 2 exciting,...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 12.7 miles from Merton
  19. Sign next to tracks at Bressingham Steam Experience

    Bressingham Steam Experience

    Bressingham

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    At Bressingham Steam Experience there are 4 railways to explore here plus collections of vintage locomotives to coo at, plus a National Dad's Army co...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 15.6 miles from Merton
  20. Superbowl UK Norwich Top Pick!

    Superbowl UK Norwich

    Norwich

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Fancy a classic game of ten pin bowling? Score a strike with a family visit to Superbowl UK Norwich where you’ll find 14 state-of-the-art bowling lan...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 21 miles from Merton

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