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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dagenham

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1342 fun things to do in Dagenham 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 – 891 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dagenham 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 Dagenham 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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Ball pit area at The Jolly Jungle in Dagenham

The Jolly Jungle

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Jolly Jungle adventure zone has a soft play area, a huge ball pit and the highest safe slide for miles around! It's perfect for birthday parties...

Flip Out Lakeside

Flip Out Lakeside

  • Grays
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Jump into the fun at Flip Out Lakeside - the ultimate adventure park for trampoline lovers! With dozens of trampolines and lots of exciting attractio...

The diner at Hollywood Bowl Dagenham

Hollywood Bowl Dagenham

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Let the good times roll at Hollywood Bowl, Dagenham. Treat your family to a day out bowling for a family-friendly experience that everyone will love....

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Dagenham

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Want to dive into the best films of the moment and watch them as soon as they come out? Well look no further! Jump into movie magic at Vue Dagenham,...

Indoor soft play frame at Becontree Heath Leisure Centre in Dagenham

Becontree Heath Leisure Centre

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dagenham Swimming Pool now known as Becontree Heath Leisure Centre offers a 1m springboard. The spectacular 25 metres by 25 metres swimming pool has...

Cafe at Namco Funscape Dagenham

Namco Funscape Dagenham

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

At Namco Funscape Dagenham kids usually love a bit of tenpin bowling, not least because if they're still small or struggle then they can use the cool...

Go karts at Capital Karts in London

Capital Karts

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Capital Karts gives your little speed demons a chance to drive a well designed track that is almost three times longer than most tracks in London wit...

Boy jumping into outdoor swimming pool at Hornchurch Sports Centre

Hornchurch Sports Centre

  • Hornchurch
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

The Hornchurch Sports Centre has recently been refurbished and is now offering fun swims, swimming lessons, diving and other exciting activities in i...

Climbing walls at Barking Sporthouse in Dagenham

Barking Sporthouse

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Up for an active day out? Enjoy trampolining, skating and climbing all in the same location at Barking Sporthouse in Dagenham! Unleash your wild side...

Better Extreme Barking

Better Extreme Barking

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Up for an active day out? Enjoy trampolining, skating and climbing all in the same location at Barking Sporthouse in Dagenham! Unleash your wild side...

Cafe at Namco Funscape Romford

Namco Funscape Romford

  • Romford
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bowling is usually a hit with kids of all ages, and if they're still small or struggle then they can use the rolling ramp and gutter guards provided...

Boy climbing at Kidspace Romford

Kidspace Romford

  • Romford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Come to a soft play that wouldn’t look out of place on Mars. This innovative and futuristic play centre will have your little one feeling like an ast...

Kid playing mini golf at Golf Kingdom in Chadwell Heath

Moby Adventure Golf

  • Chadwell Heath
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

The amazing Golf Kingdom boasts 7 unique ways to play golf, but for most families' purposes you're probably looking at 3: the Moby Adventure Course,...

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...

Paintball game at Delta Force Paintball East London

Delta Force Paintball East London

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Paintballing

Experience movie-like fun at Delta Force Paintball East London where you and your family will face thrilling war-themed challenges to become battle h...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Newham

  • Barking
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Watch all your favourites on the big screen at Showcase Newham, where there's an epic 14 screens showing all the best family movies that are out in t...

Outside view of The Idol in Barking

The Idol

  • Barking
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The latest Create exhibition at the Abbey Leisure Centre happily contains a permanent play feature alongside it's more grown up artistic offerings by...

Bowling alleys at Rollerbowl Romford

Rollerbowl Romford

  • Romford
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Rollerbowl has 34 lanes and are one of the biggest centres in the country; add that to large Arcade area with the newest games, fruit machines and 9...

Slides and soft play area at Cookies Island in Beckton

Cookies Island

  • Beckton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cookies Island is split into age appropriate sections to stop kids getting squashed. Mini Cookie Fans is a separate, safe but exciting apparatus: jus...

Cineworld London - Ilford

Cineworld London - Ilford

  • Ilford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

There's nothing like a great movie adventure to get the imagination going! Find your next must-see film at Cineworld London - Ilford. Share the magic...

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