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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Newtown

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 231 fun things to do in Newtown for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and children's farms. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 151 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Newtown 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 Newtown 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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Powis Castle

  • Welshpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Take a trip to the medieval Powis Castle - perched on a hilltop, overlooking Welshpool and the green Welsh fields, it opens up stunning views of the...

The House on Crutches Museum

  • Bishops Castle
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The House on Crutches Museum tells the story of the unique town of Bishop's Castle, using a variety of displays and temporary exhibition in a series...

Machinations

  • Llanbrynmair
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Machinations has something for everyone, a play barn to bounce off energy, a rabbit village where you can feed and stroke the animals and the model m...

Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre

  • Shrewsbury
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre is a fully licensed family run centre, welcoming visitors of all ages and abilities. All treks are accompanied by...

Gigrin Farm

  • Rhayader
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

For a truly natural nature trip you can beat the thrills of the Gigrin Farm flocks! Use the five large hides (three of which are accessible to the di...

Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Rhayader
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Gilfach Nature Reserve is set in the heart of the Marteg Valley in the Cambrian Mountains, about 4 miles north of Rhayader. It's a lovely place to go...

Lion Royal Hotel Trekking

  • Rhayader
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Lion Royal Hotel Trekking offer a friendly welcome to join in their daily ride out from the farm every morning around 10:30am. You can j...

National Cycle Museum

  • Llandrindod Wells
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If your kid is crazy about bikes then the National Cycle Museum is the place for you! Discover the 200 year history of the bicycle through the museum...



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Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn

  • Craven Arms
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bring on the brave ones at Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn , where they boast 16 and 21ft Demon Drop Slides! The enormous multi level adventure play f...

Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Church Stretton
  • Outdoor
  • Cycling

Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre is set in 4 acres of beautiful Shropshire Countryside and offers unrivaled access into some of the UKs finest n...

Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre

  • Newbridge-on-Wye
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Quackers is colourful, clean and bright with lots to do. Bring along your friends for a party because they do special rates for group bookings or you...

Land of the Lost Content Museum

  • Craven Arms
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Land of the Lost Content Museum is a unique place to take the kids, as it is crammed full of an amazing collection of items that have belonged to ord...

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

  • Craven Arms
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step back in time or stroll through nature at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. A timeline trail, homemade ice cream and one enormous mammoth make i...

The Judges Lodging

  • Presteigne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Judges Lodging From the stunningly and sympathetically restored judge's apartments through to the rather dingier servants' quarters below floors,...

Stokesay Castle

  • Craven Arms
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Stokesay Castle Explore the Great Hall and the North Tower, survey the Solar and scale the South Tower, plus be sure to check out the carvings in the...

Mad Hatters

  • Church Stretton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Step into the shoes of Alice and follow the white rabbit into the rabbit hole, right to Mad Hatters Church Stretton! This large indoor Wonderland-the...

Acton Scott Working Farm

  • Church Stretton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Acton Scott Working Farm has long provided the opportunity to become familiar with the country life of yesteryear. Its Historic Working Farm is a won...

Glyndwrs Way National Trail

  • Machynlleth
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Glyndwrs Way National Trail is a great way to celebrate Welsh cultural and natural history, with market towns, museums and castles to visit, plus lak...

Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre is an ideal place for some active fun, whether you fancy a swim and a splash about, some badminton, climbing, indoor bowls,...

Centre for Alternative Technology

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Surrounded by 7 acres of beautiful woodlands, Centre for Alternative Technology or Canolfan y Dechnoleg Amgen in Machynlleth, is an educational chari...

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