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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Barnet

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1424 fun things to do in Barnet for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 965 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Barnet 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 Barnet 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 zip wire at Go Ape Woburn

Go Ape Cockfosters

  • Enfield
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Trade the city centre in for a family forest adventure at Go Ape Cockfosters. As the highest Go Ape course in the South East, as well as part of Lond...

Go Ape Alexandra Palace

Go Ape Alexandra Palace

  • North London
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Release your inner ape on a high ropes adventure at Go Ape Alexandra Palace! Set in an iconic London spot, the site offers 4 epic treetop adventures...

Studio of The Painted Pot in Barnet

The Painted Pot5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Barnet
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Painted Pot Paint Your Own Ceramic Studio Cafe The Painted Pot offers fun activities such as pottery painting, foam clay, build a bear, decopatch...

Young people at Tudor Park Footgolf in Barnet

Tudor Park Footgolf

  • Barnet
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Tudor Park footgolf is a fantastic activity and offers a fun morning or afternoon out for all the family. Footgolf is the fastest growing new and fun...

Kids playing on soft play frame at Malibus Soft Play in Barnet

Malibus Soft Play5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Barnet
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Family owned and run for a terrific 17 years, Malibus Soft Play within Oak Hill Park Cafe offers a neat adventure play experience for under 7s to get...

N20 KidsClub

N20 KidsClub

  • Whetstone
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

N20 KidsClub is an impressive purpose built children indoor playground that your little adventurers are going to love!  Offering the same massive mul...

Waterfall at Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf in Barnet

Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf

  • Barnet
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf is a luscious family golf course features no end of thrilling obstacles and atmospheric distractions ranging from exci...

Alpacas at Belmont Childrens Farm in Mill Hill

Belmont Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Mill Hill
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

If the only place you’ve ever spotted a deer is from afar while you were crossing a field then Belmont Children’s Farm has something rather special u...

Craft studio at Creativity Crazy in Finchley

Creativity Crazy

  • Finchley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint pots, cups and craft galore at Creative Crazy, an arts and craft studio located in the heart of Finchley. Let your kids creative side blossom a...

Woman painting crafts at Paint the Town in Enfield

Paint the Town

  • Enfield
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint the town whatever colour you like at Paint the Town studio. They have plenty of different pots, plates and clay creatures for budding artists t...

Football field at The Venue Borehamwood

The Venue Borehamwood

  • Borehamwood
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Venue If dislike rain and you can stand irony, take refuge with the fidgety kids in this underwater themed play area plus new bits! Bursting with...

Outside view of Fired Treasures Pottery and Arts Studio in Barnet

Fired Treasures Pottery and Arts Studio

  • Barnet
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Fired Treasures Pottery and Arts Studio is a pottery painting and arts studio offering an exciting range of fun creative activities for kids, teens a...

Kids jumping around at Jump In Elstree a trampoline park

Jump In Trampoline Parks Elstree4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Elstree
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Walking is so passe - bouncing is the only way to travel at Jump In Trampoline Parks Elstree. With trampolines, balance beams and the freedom to leap...

Path in Trent Park Enfield

Trent Park Enfield

  • Enfield
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Ancient woodlands, meadows and lakes - Trent Park has everything you need for a great family day out in nature. These 413 acres of parklands on the b...

Kids swimming at Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre in Hendon

Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hendon
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

There are 3 pools to choose from at Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre which are the 2 separate 25m Main and Learning pools, both offering lane swimming...

Family bowling at Hollywood Bowl Finchley

Hollywood Bowl Finchley

  • Finchley
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Get ready for heaps of indoor fun with the kids and bowl your hearts out at Hollywood Bowl Finchley! A game of tenpin bowling is a safe and thoroughl...

Finchley Lido

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

The Finchley Lido is rather modestly named, being far from simply an outdoor swim experience. It's true that they do have a great open air swimming p...

Snake on golf course at Jungle Falls Adventure Golf in London

Jungle Falls Adventure Golf

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Visit  Jungle Falls Adventure Golf London and get ready for an 18-hole crazy golf challenge, featuring jungle animals, cascading waterfalls and tropi...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Finchley North

  • North Finchley
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Take the whole family along to the cinema for a day full of thrills and laughter. Jump into movie magic at Vue Finchley North in London, where you’ll...

Indoor soft play frame and seating area at Clown Town Indoor Playcentre in Finchley

Clowntown Children Activity & Play Centre3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Finchley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Clown Town offers a dedicated toddler area with ball ponds, small climbing soft play area and fun, as well as fun educational toys, plus a larger, 3...

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