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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Croydon

If you’re searching for fun things to do in Croydon, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some great family days out ideas to make your next adventure with the kids is truly memorable.

Croydon is London’s second largest borough and is on the cusp of a number of activities and attractions. Bounce into the fun at Oxygen Freejumping trampoline park or have a go at bowling with the whole family at Tenpin Croydon. Love soft play? Kidspace Croydon is the place to go!

You can also spend an afternoon in the town visiting the local museum, liek Museum of Croydon, or simply go for a walk in the park at Wandle Park. Don’t mind travelling a bit further? We suggest a laser tag adventure in the great outdoors at Go Laser Tag London or you can check out what our trusted explorer Ting thinks are the best family-friendly attractions in Greater London.

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Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Croydon Grant's

  • Croydon
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

If you want to watch some of the biggest blockbusters, you can't go far wrong. Jump into movie magic at Vue Croydon Grant's, where you’ll find all yo...

Boys at GO Laser Tag London in Whyteleafe

GO Laser Tag London - Forest Laser Tag

  • Whyteleafe
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

How about a little competition? Gather family and friends to compete in a game of forest laser tag at GO Laser Tag London. Kids as young as 6 can tak...

Man playing at Limitless-VR in Croydon

Limitless-VR

  • Croydon
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Experience virtual reality in Central Croydon - take the kids to Limitless-VR and choose from over 35 VR games and experiences. With that much variet...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Croydon Purley Way

  • Croydon
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Want to watch all the biggest films that everyone is talking about? Jump into movie magic at Vue Croydon Purley Way, where you’ll find all your favou...

Tenpin Croydon

Tenpin Croydon

  • Croydon
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

What’s more satisfying than hearing every single pin fall to the floor? Not much, so see if you can’t crack a few strikes at Tenpin Croydon. Take to...

Boy flipping at Oxygen Freejumping Croydon

Oxygen Freejumping Croydon

  • Croydon
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

With 150 connected trampolines and 12 unique zones to explore Oxygen Freejumping Croydon has bouncing down to a tee!  Everyone enjoys a jump around....

Kids on soft play frame at Kidspace Croydon

Kidspace Croydon

  • Croydon
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Let your kid live out their wildest dreams at Kidspace, Croydon. Enjoy a day out at an indoor soft play that’s so magical it wouldn’t look out of pla...

Elizabeth James Gallery

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...

Visitors doing crafts with entertainment at Get Fired in Purley

Get Fired

  • Purley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Get Fired! is a pottery painting studio with a great range to choose from and also specialising in baby hand and foot prints, so whether you're big o...

Girl walking across ladder at Go Ape

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...

Kids on Adventure Playground at Hobbledown in Epsom

Hobbledown4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Epsom
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Based on the magical fantasy book of the same name, Hobbledown is a mystical farm park adventure full of adorable animals and crazy characters! Perfe...

Streatham Common

Streatham Common

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Fancy a day at the park? Why not try Streatham Common - it’s a spacious green space in South London, great for long family walks, cycling and jogging...

Woman by dinosaurs at Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs in Bromley

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...

Dad with son at TeamSport Indoor Karting Mitcham in London

TeamSport Indoor Karting Mitcham

  • Mitcham
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

TeamSport Indoor Karting Mitcham is the perfect day out for any racing car fanatics! With over 400m of track, which can host over 20 karts at one t...

Kids playing at David Weir Leisure Centre in Carshalton

David Weir Leisure Centre

  • Carshalton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The David Weir Leisure Centre houses Rascals formerly known as Merlins Magical Kingdom which is a soft play centre for children between 2 and 10 year...

Indoor soft play frame at The Spa at Beckenham

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...

Mr Mulligan's Sidcup

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...

Spectators at ice hockey game at Streatham Ice Rink

Streatham Ice Rink

  • Streatham
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Streatham Ice Rink In a building now steeped with history, Streatham has been happy home to a community ice rink for over 80 years!The new Streatham...

Outside view of West Wickham Leisure Centre

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...

ODEON Cinema room

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...

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