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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Rhyl

Looking for fun things to do in Rhyl with the kids? You’ve come to the right place - we’ve got the best family attractions in the city.  

For an ideal for a family day out by the seaside, head out to Rhyl Beach, a great long sandy beach, perfect for castle-making. If you’re lucky, you might even get to go on a donkey ride!

From the seashore to the depths of the sea,  go and explore the Rhyl Seaquarium. Meet the friendly harbour seals in the Sea Lion Cove, follow Nemo and Dory around the reef, discover amazing animals in rock pools, learn all about jellyfish, get hands-on in the touch tank and much much more. 

When it comes to fun things to do indoors, The Palace Fun Centre is all about variety. They’ve got everything from indoor soft play to laser tag, adventure mini golf and more! Who said you couldn’t have all the fun gathered under one roof?


Rhyl is situated in the stunning North Wales, so why not go and explore a bit further? Mum of three, Bethanie, has been travelling in the region with her family and these are her top things to do in North Wales. She’s also covered the best places to go for a family walk in North Wales, if you’d like to check those out.

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Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Rhyl

  • Rhyl
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Feel like you're missing out on all the latest blockbusters that everyone is talking about? Well don't panic because at Vue cinemas, you can catch al...

Sea goldies at Rhyl Seaquarium

Rhyl SeaQuarium3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Rhyl
  • Indoor
  • Aquariums

Set on the beautiful North Wales coastline is the chance to have an underwater adventure at Rhy SeaQuarium! Come and see species from around the worl...

Outside view of The Palace Fun Centre in Rhyl

The Palace Fun Centre

  • Rhyl
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

The Palace Fun Centre is a hive of activity under one roof! Are you brave enough to try Geronimo’s revenge? The 25 ft. sheer drop slide in the indoor...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Rhyl Beach

  • Rhyl
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Rhyl beach in North Wales, a great long sandy beach that little explorers will love running along, plus, there’s even sometimes donkey r...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Kinmel Bay

  • Kinmel Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great sandy beach for your next seaside trip? Discover Kinmel Bay in North Wales, a great beach that’s perfect for little explorers.  B...

Game Arcade and Kiosk at Knightlys Fun Parks in Conwy

Knightly's Fun Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Conwy
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

There’s something for everyone at Knightly’s Fun Park, whatever your age! For the thrill-seekers of the family there’s a whole range of funfair rides...

Girl looking at pottery at Lets Paint Pottery in Prestatyn

Lets Paint Pottery

  • Prestatyn
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The perfect place to get stuck in and create! Let's Paint Pottery offers fun for all the ages, where you can pick your own pottery to paint & dec...

A boy holding a chick at Manorafon Farm Park, Abergele

Manorafon Farm Park

  • Abergele
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Everyone, no matter what age, can appreciate a cute creature so make some furry new friends at Manorafon Farm Park. Find this little gem on the pictu...

A toddler standing on a pebble beach

Llanddulas Beach

  • Abergele
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Go on a beach adventure at Llanddulas Beach in North Wales, a great pebble and rock beach that’s got loads of awesome rock pools to discover and peek...

Lounge area at DangerPoint in Talacre

DangerPoint

  • Talacre
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

How about a family day out with a difference! Visit DangerPoin - Talacre’s interactive visitor centre, and teach your kids about safety through inter...

Lighthouse at Talacre Beach

Talacre Beach

  • Talacre
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

We all love catching a bit of sun by the sea when the weather is nice. Looking for the right location? You can't go wrong with a classic! So, gather...

Mum and toddlers playing at Totally Ape in Old Colwyn

Totally Ape

  • Old Colwyn
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Totally Ape is an ideal place to take little monkeys to play. The indoor play area is separated into two sections; one for toddlers and babies and th...

Pier at Old Colwyn Beach in Colwyn Bay

Old Colwyn Beach

  • Colwyn Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Old Colwyn Beach is golden sand backed by a wide sweeping promenade. plenty of seating, refreshment kiosks and car parking. The bay gets very busy in...

Eirias Park and Waterpark

  • Colwyn Bay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

There are lots of sporting and non-sporting attractions at Eirias Park and Waterpark. Spread over 50 acres of parkland indoor facilities include a si...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Colwyn Bay

  • Colwyn Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a dog friendly beach in North Wales? At Colwyn Bay, not only can you bring your furry pal to play, but your little ones will love running...

Main auditorium at Harlequin Puppet Theatres in Conwy

Harlequin Puppet Theatre

  • Conwy
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

The Harlequin Puppet Theatre, built in 1958, continues to present shows which fascinate children and delight adults. Superb Puppetry and Magic produc...

Margay cats at Welsh Mountain Zoon in Colwyn Bay

Welsh Mountain Zoo

  • Colwyn Bay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

In Colwyn Bay, on the north coast of Wales overlooking the Irish Sea is the Welsh Mountain Zoo. The National Zoo of Wales is an education and conserv...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Penrhyn Bay Beach

  • Llandudno
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a quiet beach? Penrhyn Bay beach in North Wales is a great spot for families to go for an adventure, and despite it being mostly shingle,...

Kids fishing in pond at Greenfield Valley Heritage Park in Holywell

Greenfield Valley Heritage Park

  • Holywell
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Open the door to history at the Greenfield Valley Heritage Park. Enter the industrial revolution museum and learn all about the lives of those who li...

Flowers at Bodafon Farm Park in Conwy

Bodafon Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Conwy
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There’s plenty of passion at Bodafon Farm Park. This working Welsh farm is just a stone's throw from the beach front in beautiful Llandudno where you...

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