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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Newbury

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 998 fun things to do in Newbury 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 – 637 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Newbury 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 Newbury 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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Vue Newbury

  • Newbury
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Regardless of the weather, you can always have a great day out at the cinema. Jump into movie magic at Vue Newbury, where you’ll find all your favour...

Studio of The Ugly Duckling in Newbury

The Ugly Duckling

  • Newbury
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Grab a coffee and enjoy quality time with the kids at The Ugly Duckling pottery painting coffee house. Conveniently located on the High Street, in th...

Kids on Spy Mission Treasure Trail

The Newbury Spy Mission Trail

  • Newbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

An unruly device is running amok on The Newbury Spy Mission Trail and without a master spy on the case, destruction is certain. Will you come to thei...

Girl on soft play frame at Eddie Catz Newbury

Wonderland Soft Play

  • Newbury
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wonderland Soft Play, has opened a centre in Newbury, Berkshire. The centre boasts a giant playframe, toddler area, reading and dressing up area, par...

Landscape of Northcroft and Goldwell Parks in Newbury

Northcroft and Goldwell Parks

  • Newbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Northcroft and Goldwell Parks, situated in Newbury, are two attractive parks that adjoin each other. They hold the prestigious Green Flag award for p...

People exercising in pool at Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido in Newbury

Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido

  • Newbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido offers a 25m swimming pool with teaching pool and in summer a 75m outdoor pool and an outdoor teaching pool. You c...

Indoor soft play frame at Krazy Klub in Thatcham

Krazy Klub4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Thatcham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Krazy Klub is now an MFA Bowl with soft play area. They want children to enjoy playing on the wide variety of custom designed equipment which are tai...

Girl uses apple peeler at The Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham

The Nature Discovery Centre

  • Thatcham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Nature Discovery Centre is a great family day out! With adventure playgrounds, lakeside walks and interactive wildlife displays, there's somethin...

Sheep at 4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park in Headley

4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Headley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park may sound like something out of Game of Thrones but they’re pleased to say it’s a lot more family friendly! Set in 28...

Horse pulling barge boat at Kennet Horse Boat Company in Hungerford

Kennet Horse Boat Company

  • Hungerford
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Kennet Horse Boat Company is a small, family run (and family friendly) business offering traditional canal barge boat trips, and private charters. Ex...

Outside view of Highclere Castle in Newbury

Highclere Castle

  • Newbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Highclere Castle is one of England's most beautiful Victorian Castles set and has a great backdrop too with 1,000 acres of spectacular parkland surro...

Deer at Bucklebury Farm Park in Reading

Bucklebury Farm Park

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Whatever the weather, getting outside into a green space can boost health, wellbeing and mood. So don’t let grey skies or frosty mornings put you off...

Kids learning at The Living Rainforest in Newbury

The Living Rainforest

  • Newbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Exploring the depths of the rainforest might not take as long as you thought, in fact, you don’t even have to leave the UK! At The Living Rainforest...

Kids playing at Cobbs Play Barn in Hungerford

Cobbs Play Barn1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hungerford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cobbs Play Barn Cobbs Play Barn is the latest addition to Cobbs Farm Shop. A bespoke wooden indoor play barn where adventures are made and dreams rea...

Two people rowing a boat at Escape Hunt in an escape room

Escape Hunt Reading

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Put your puzzle-solving skills to the test and feel the thrill of escape with a family-friendly escape room experience at Escape Hunt Reading. Even t...

A family looking at a   treasure trail

The Reading Mystery Treasure

  • Reading
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Follow the directions on the Reading self guided murder mystery themed Treasure Trail. Hunt for the answers to our sneaky clues and work together as...

Outside view of Basildon Park house in Reading

Basildon Park

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Basildon Park is an impressive Georgian mansion and has a lovely surrounding parkland which was rescued from ruin for future posterity by Lord and La...

Lake at Beale Park in Reading

Beale Park

  • Reading
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Set by The Thames, Beale Park makes the most of its stunning backdrop by offering plenty of opportunity for guests to enjoy the scenery in the beauti...

Canoes at Adventure Dolphin in Reading

Adventure Dolphin Reading

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Adventure Dolphin is an excellent place for active kids (or those who want to be!) as its primary function is to provide outdoor activities for kids...

Exhibition at Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch Silk Mill

  • Whitchurch
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Whitchurch Silk Mill is the oldest silk mill in the UK still in its original building. A gem of industrial heritage in beautiful, rural Hampshire, Wh...

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