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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Romford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1343 fun things to do in Romford 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 – 888 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Romford 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 Romford 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!

Find your perfect day out

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...

Clear day at Bedfords Park Visitor Centre in Havering atte Bower

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

  • Havering-atte-Bower
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre offers a warm welcome and a great opportunity to learn about the wildlife that can be found in the surrounding park. Thi...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Soft play frame at Owls Play Centre at Fairlop Waters in Barkingside

Owls Play Centre at Fairlop Waters

  • Barkingside
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Owls Play Centre at Fairlop Waters is a soft play centre catering for children from 0 to 12 years, with dedicated playzones for babies, toddlers and...

People riding horses at Aldborough Hall Equestrian Centre in Ilford

Aldborough Hall Equestrian Centre

  • Ilford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Aldborough Hall Equestrian Centre offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available from 5 years upwards. A varie...

Kids petting piglet at Old MacDonalds Farm & Fun Park in Padstow

Old MacDonalds Farm & Fun Park

  • Brentwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Everyone’s heard the old song, ‘Old MacDonald had a Farm’. Well now he’s got a fun park and a whole raft of awards to boot, at Old MacDonalds Farm &a...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

Timbuk2

  • Upminster
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Timbuk2 is a large family run indoor play centre for children. They specialise in Childrens Parties for any occasion but are also open to the public...

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...

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...

Outside view of Fullwell Cross Swimming Pool in Ilford

Fullwell Cross Swimming Pool

  • Ilford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Fulwell Cross Swimming Pool has 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform in its diving pool along with standard and learning pools. There is also a f...

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