20 Best Things To Do Outdoors In East Sussex Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do Outdoors In East Sussex

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A little boy with a lemur at Drusillas Park in East Sussex

Drusillas Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Alfriston
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Home to hundreds of exotic animals and tonnes of activities, Drusillas was rated Europe’s best small zoo! Say hello to meerkats, llamas, pandas, peng...

Girls at Blackberry Farm in Lewes

Blackberry Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Lewes
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Blackberry Farm is set in 18 acres of the Sussex countryside in a village called Whitesmith. This family run farm is open all year-round and home to...

Kids in ski lesson at Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre in Hailsham

Knockhatch Ski & Snowboard Centre

  • Hailsham
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Knockhatch Ski and Snowboard Centre are an outdoor dry ski and snowboard centre in Hailsham, with an artificial 110m dry ski slope offering the perfe...

Boy feeding rabbit at Knockhatch Adventure Park in Hailsham

Knockhatch Adventure Park

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Do your youngsters love farmyard animals? Then Knockhatch Adventure Park is the ideal day out for them! Go visit your favourite animal then go wild i...

Man mountain boarding at Knockhill Mountain Board Centre in Hailsham

Knockhill Mountain Board Centre

  • Hailsham
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Knockhill MBC is a small family run centre, with the emphasis on teaching those new to mountain-boarding how to ride safely and confidently. Knockhil...

Outside view of Michelham Priory and Gardens in Hailsham

Michelham Priory and Gardens

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Michelham Priory is a historic house, gardens and working watermill dating back to Medieval times. Explore the house with its hands-on activities and...

Family warming food at Wilderness Wood in Uckfield

Wilderness Wood

  • Uckfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wilderness Wood is a unique family-run working woodland park in the beautiful hills of the Sussex High Weald. Explore a network of trails around thei...

Outside view of Observatory Science Centre in Hailsham

Observatory Science Centre

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Observatory Science Centre is a great place for your little science fans or indeed anyone who would like to learn some really cool facts! The centre...

Steam trains at The Lavender Line in Uckfield

The Lavender Line

  • Uckfield
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Lavender line is East Sussex's best kept secret! The line is now just a mile long and starts at Isfield station. They are extremely excited to an...

Lake at Shinewater Park in Eastbourne

Shinewater Park

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Shinewater Park is open throughout the year and free to visit, with plenty to do and see, making it a great place to take the kids with differing del...

Person walking on high ropes at Go Ape Bedgebury

Go Ape Bedgebury

  • Cranbrook
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Reach treetop greatness at Go Ape Bedgebury - an award-winning high ropes experience packed with tunnels, tumbles and rope ladders. It’s bound to be...

Train at Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

On Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway travel behind the famous miniature steam or diesel locomotives as they meander for nearly a mile around the bea...

Campfire at Hunger Games Training Camp Crowborough

Hunger Games Training Camp

  • Crowborough
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The Hunger Games Camp is a fun packed day for the whole family aimed at kids from 10 years and upwards. The Hunger Games Camp includes activities suc...

Godstone Farm

Godstone Farm4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Godstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Raise your hands, hooves or paws if you’re up for a day of animal antics at Godstone Farm! Playing indoor and out, with animals large and small, ther...

Princes Park

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Princes Park holds several differing elements that will delight the kids but it's still worth taking a few old favourites along too, be they bat and...

Battle Through Time Spy Mission Treasure Trail

Battle Through Time Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Battle
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Transform your day out in Battle into an exciting time-travelling spy adventure with the Battle Through Time Spy Mission Treasure Trail. Discover the...

Water park at Fort Fun in Eastbourne

Fort Fun2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Fort Fun is Eastbourne’s best family fun adventure park with lots to do both indoor and outdoor! The park has plenty to channel the energy of the lit...

Dotto Mini Train traveling through Eastbourne

Dotto Mini Train

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

If you do like to be beside the seaside, take a ride on the Stagecoach Dotto Mini Train along the Eastbourne coast. It’s a lovely way to take in the...

Steam train at Bluebell Railway in Uckfield

Bluebell Railway

  • Uckfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

 All aboard! Little train lovers will be in heaven at Bluebell Railway in East Sussex, and alongside the impressive collection of vintage steam...

Families rock climbing at Bowles Outdoor Activity Centre in Tunbridge Wells

Bowles Rocks

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Bowles Outdoor Activity Centre is the perfect place to take up a new outdoor activity. Their courses and lessons introduce thousands of adults and ch...

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