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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Beckenham, Greater London

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1387 fun things to do in Beckenham 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 – 929 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Beckenham 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 Beckenham 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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Mr Mulligan's Sidcup

  • Chislehurst
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Mr Mulligan's Sidcup offers a massive 36 holes of high adventure for brave families of all ages! Immersive and playable surroundings which delight ev...

Kelsey Park and Minigolf Course

  • Beckenham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Showcase Park of the London Borough of Bromley, Kelsey Park offers peace and quiet to those who want it, holding some of the most beautiful lands...

ODEON Beckenham

  • Beckenham
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Movie memories are precious, so make a few new ones with all new animated adventures or a few of your old favourites at ODEON Beckenham. With 8 scree...

The Spa at Beckenham

  • Beckenham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Spa at Beckenham is an activity centre with two swimming pools, featuring a rad inflatable Urban Dubdeck assault course! Plus a gym, multi-purpos...

Quasar Elite Bromley

  • Bromley
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Treat the kids to a literal blast at Quasar Elite Bromley, where you can play laser tag, the terrific zero contact war game played with infra red las...

Vue Bromley

  • Bromley
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Want to do something the whole family will love? Jump into movie magic at Vue Bromley, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action fi...

Pavilion Leisure Centre

  • Bromley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Open, accessible and fun Pavilion Leisure Centre has a pool for the whole community. The walk in leisure pool is ideal for anyone with mobility issue...

West Wickham Leisure Centre

  • West Wickham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

West Wickham LC has an excellent swimming lesson programme and over the years has taught 1000s of people to swim. The centre has 2 swimming pools, a...



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Elizabeth James Gallery

  • South Norwood
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Always looking for a new way to introduce your kids to the wonderful world of art? Go and explore the exhibitions at Elizabeth James for the chance t...

Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bromley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

65 million years ago dinosaurs became extinct. There are many animatronic versions of these amazing beasts that are situated in parks and attractions...

The St Katherine Docks Treasure Trail

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Make new discoveries on the St Katherine Docks self guided themed Treasure Trail as you hunt for the long lost treasure! Can you solve the clues and...

Go Ape Battersea Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Big city, bigger challenge; Go Ape Battersea Park is the most central forest experience in London. It may be twice the height and length of most othe...

Horniman Museum and Gardens

  • Forest Hill
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

You won't find such an unusual and eclectic collection anywhere else in London! Lots of interesting changing exhibitions, and galleries include Natur...

Plonk Crazy Golf at Horniman Museum

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Get ready for heaps of outdoor fun at the Plonk Crazy Golf adventure at Horniman Museum in Forest Hill. This 9-hole, family-friendly mini golf course...

Chislehurst Caves3.6666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Chislehurst
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Deep, down underneath your feet is a labyrinth of history and mystery in Chislehurts Caves. On this guided tour you’ll spend 45-50 minutes walking a...

Belair Park

  • Southwark
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At the fabulous Belair Park the modern and varied facilities include 4 full size tennis courts plus several football and cricket pitches available to...

Operation Escape

  • Bromley
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Suspend reality for an afternoon as you take on Operation Escape! Set in a WWII RAF operations room, this live interactive escape game gets everyone...

Lewisham Bowl

  • Lewisham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Lewisham Bowl packing 24 modern tenpin lanes plus Pool Tables, Arcade Gaming and Air Hockey! Not to mention the family diner and the excellently stoc...

Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Keeping fit is the trend and Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre the place to do it! The sports centre offers various activities from traditional athletics...

The Postal Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Please note the kids play area is currently closed, and there is newly adapted technology in place due to COVID-19. If you think The Postal Museum is...

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