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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Powys

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 242 fun things to do in Powys for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Llanidloes, Brecon, Welshpool and Machynlleth. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 162 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Powys 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 Powys 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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Boy on low rope bridge at Oaker Wood Leisure in Leominster

Oaker Wood Leisure

  • Leominster
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Oaker Wood Leisure is an activity centre set on the Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire border between Ludlow and Leominster. Set in 175 acr...

Women making cheese at Monkland Cheese Dairy in Leominster

Monkland Cheese Dairy

  • Leominster
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Monkland Cheese Dairy is a working dairy that produces local cheese from the simplest of food sources, milk. Cheese has been produced for hundreds of...

Mountain Bikers at Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre in Church Stretton

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...

Outside play area at Ludlow Food Centre

Ludlow Food Centre

  • Bromfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for a unique day out with a yummy treat? Ludlow Food Centre is where farming, food production and shopping all come together to create a very...

Angel's trumpets at The Magic of Life Butterfly House in Aberystwyth

The Magic of Life Butterfly House

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

There are not only hundreds and hundreds of exotic butterflies of all sizes flying freely around the facility, but also unusual insects too and giant...

People horse riding at Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre in Shrewsbury

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...

Shire horse working at Acton Scott Working Farm in Church Stretton

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...

Outside view of Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle

  • Ludlow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Welcome to Ludlow Castle, an unusually complete range of medieval buildings with a varied history of Norman Fortress, Fortified Palace, Administrativ...

Map and booklet for The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail

The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Ludlow
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get outdoors with the kids and explore on the Ludlow self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Even locals will be amazed by what they'll discover o...

Kids playing on soft play frame at Leominster Leisure Centre

Leominster Leisure Centre

  • Leominster
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Get kids up and active at Leominster Leisure Centre will all sorts to suit different abilities and interests. Racket sports are a fun way for familie...

Outside view of Berrington Hall in Leominster

Berrington Hall

  • Leominster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Created as the perfect house in the perfect setting, Berrington Hall has many secrets for visitors to uncover. In this, one of Henry Holland's first...

Soft play frame at Mad Hatters in Church Stretton

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...

Kids with giant bouncy balls at The Play Barn Brecon

The Play Barn Brecon

  • Brecon
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Barn at Brynich is an award winning indoor soft play centre on the edge of Brecon, and is easy to access however you travel. A great place f...

Soft play area at Monkey Mania Ludlow

Monkey Mania Ludlow

  • Ludlow
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Monkey Mania is Ludlow's premier party venue and indoor soft play centre for children and toddlers. We provide a three tiered themed soft play experi...

Boy on indoor zipwire at Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre in Brecon

Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre

  • Brecon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The Llangorse Multi Activity Centre offers an excellent range of active activities ideal for families to do together! Their horse riding facility off...

Swimming pool and slide at Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre in Machynlleth

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,...

View from Glyndwrs Way National Trail in Machynlleth

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...

Outside view of Grove Golf and Bowl in Leominster

Grove Golf and Bowl

  • Leominster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Grove Golf and Bowl Eight state of the art bowling lanes using the latest computer technology, giving super accurate scoring and bowling speeds. Full...

People horse riding from Rheidol Riding Centre in Aberystwyth

Rheidol Riding Centre

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Rheidol Riding Centre are a family run, British Horse Society Approved Riding, Training and Examination Centre, who hgave lovingly built up a thrivin...

Boy on adventure playground at Cantref Adventure Farm in Brecon

Cantref Adventure Farm

  • Brecon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Come and enjoy a great day out at Cantref: Brecon's Biggest Adventure! There are animal shows going on every half hour including pet handling, pony r...

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