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    • Animals
      • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

        Zoos and Wildlife Parks

      • Safari Parks

        Safari Parks

      • Aquariums

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      • Children's Farms

        Children's Farms

      • Petting Zoos

        Petting Zoos

    • Water
      • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

        Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      • Water Parks

        Water Parks

      • Water Sports

        Water Sports

      • Lakes

        Lakes

      • Sailing and Kayaking

        Sailing and Kayaking

      • Lidos

        Lidos

      • Beaches

        Beaches

    • Adventure
      • Parks and Playgrounds

        Parks and Playgrounds

      • Climbing

        Climbing

      • High Ropes Courses

        High Ropes Courses

      • Activity Centres

        Activity Centres

      • National Parks

        National Parks

    • Sports and Activities
      • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

        Ice Skating and Rollerskating

      • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

        Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      • Go Karting and Driving

        Go Karting and Driving

      • Paintballing

        Paintballing

      • Skiing and Snowboarding

        Skiing and Snowboarding

      • Horse Riding and Stables

        Horse Riding and Stables

      • Cycling

        Cycling

      • Crazy Golf

        Crazy Golf

      • Arts and Crafts

        Arts and Crafts

      • Laser Tag

        Laser Tag

      • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

        Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

        Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

      • Cinemas and Theatres

        Cinemas and Theatres

      • Trampoline Parks

        Trampoline Parks

      • Indoor Skydiving

        Indoor Skydiving

      • Sports Centres

        Sports Centres

    • Sightseeing
      • Theme Parks and Funfairs

        Theme Parks and Funfairs

      • Museums and Art Galleries

        Museums and Art Galleries

      • Tourist Attractions

        Tourist Attractions

      • Landmarks

        Landmarks

      • Castles and Palaces

        Castles and Palaces

      • Caves and Mines

        Caves and Mines

      • Sports Stadiums

        Sports Stadiums

      • Tours and River Cruises

        Tours and River Cruises

      • Stately Homes and Gardens

        Stately Homes and Gardens

      • Railway and Transport Attractions

        Railway and Transport Attractions

  • Age Range
    • All Ages

      All Ages

    • Babies and Toddlers

      Babies and Toddlers

    • Young Children

      Young Children

    • Older Children

      Older Children

    • Teenagers

      Teenagers

  • Venue Type
    • Indoor

      Indoor

    • Outdoor

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  • Facilities
    • Picnics Allowed

      Picnics Allowed

    • Restaurant Onsite

      Restaurant Onsite

    • Onsite Shop

      Onsite Shop

    • Snacks Available

      Snacks Available

    • Toilets Available

      Toilets Available

    • Baby Changing Available

      Baby Changing Available

    • Disabled Toilets Available

      Disabled Toilets Available

    • Parking Available On-site

      Parking Available On-site

    • Parking Available Nearby

      Parking Available Nearby

    • Wheelchair Friendly

      Wheelchair Friendly

    Things To Do & Days Out In Cumbria

    1. South Tynedale Railway

      South Tynedale Railway

      Alston

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    2. Rheged Centre

      Rheged Centre

      Penrith

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    3. Honister Slate Mine & Via Ferrata

      Honister Slate Mine & Via Ferrata

      Keswick

      Caves and Mines Caves and Mines

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor, Indoor
    4. Carlisle Castle

      Carlisle Castle

      Carlisle

      Castles and Palaces Castles and Palaces

      Suitable for ages: 4-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    5. Windermere Lake Cruises

      Windermere Lake Cruises

      Bowness

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 0-8 Indoor, Outdoor
    6. Nenthead Mines

      Nenthead Mines

      Alston

      Caves and Mines Caves and Mines

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    7. Derwent Pencil Museum

      Derwent Pencil Museum

      Keswick

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    8. Climb 365

      Climb 365

      Lake District

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    9. Wacky Warehouse Owl & Pussycat

      Wacky Warehouse Owl & Pussycat

      Barrow in Furness

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    10. Magic Castle Adventure Playground

      Magic Castle Adventure Playground

      Carlisle

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    11. Wordsworth House and Garden

      Wordsworth House and Garden

      Cockermouth

      Stately Homes and Gardens Stately Homes and Gardens

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    12. The Park Leisure Centre

      The Park Leisure Centre

      Barrow in Furness

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    13. Abbott Lodge

      Abbott Lodge

      Penrith

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    14. Ullswater Steamers

      Ullswater Steamers

      Glenridding

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    15. Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool

      Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool

      Penrith

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    16. Shap Swimming Pool

      Shap Swimming Pool

      Penrith

      Lidos Lidos

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    17. The Custom House

      The Custom House

      Barrow in Furness

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    18. Jungle Jacks Whitehaven

      Jungle Jacks Whitehaven

      Whitehaven

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    19. St Bees Beach

      St Bees Beach

      St Bees

      Beaches Beaches

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    20. Solway Aviation Museum

      Solway Aviation Museum

      Carlisle

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor, Outdoor

    Find Family Days Out In Cumbria

    Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 100 fun things to do in Cumbria for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Barrow in Furness, Carlisle and Cockermouth and we also recommend Dalton-in-Furness. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 60 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Cumbria 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 Cumbria 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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