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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Winchester

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 828 fun things to do in Winchester 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 – 503 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Winchester 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 Winchester 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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Kids on The Winchester Treasure Trail

The Winchester Treasure Trail

  • Winchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Pop on your pirate hat and get that hook out of storage - the Winchester Treasure Trail needs salty sea dogs on the hunt for buried loot, and you’re...

Sloth at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire

Marwell Zoo

  • Winchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Head over to Marwell Zoo, home to hundreds of endangered and exotic species, plus it's set across 140 acres, so there will be plenty of opportunities...

Outside view of Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

  • Winchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Winchester Cathedral boasts a fascinating history, glimpses of which can be discovered as you explore the building. You'll find animals and beasts ca...

Winchester Discovery Centre

Winchester Discovery Centre

  • Winchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Winchester Discovery Centre is a Library, Theatre, Café, Gallery and Social Space. It offers many things, including family friendly live performances...

Outside view of Winchester Castle and Great Hall

Winchester Castle and Great Hall

  • Winchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Winchester Castle and Great Hall gives you and the kids a chance to visit one of the finest remaining medieval halls, which contains a replica of Kin...

Family doing experiment at Winchester Science Centre

Winchester Science Centre

  • Winchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Welcome to the Winchester Science Centre: one huge activity area exploring the principles of life, the universe and everything! What really sets it a...

Visitors on Hensting Alpaca Walking Experience in Eastleigh

Hensting Alpaca Walking Experience

  • Eastleigh
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Hensting Alpaca Walking Experience is a great way to have a fun-filled day with an Alpaca! The media is buzzing with a worrisome new trend, spurred o...

Toddler soft play area at The Adventure Barn in Winchester

The Adventure Barn

  • Winchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Adventure Barn offers a huge 3 level multi-colour adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equipment one expec...

Trampolines at Flip out in Southampton

Flip Out Southampton

  • Southampton
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

As the team at Flip Out, Southampton say, whether you’re a “bouncing beginner”, or a “full-time flipper”, they have something fun in store! This indo...

Family at TeamSport Indoor Karting Southampton

TeamSport Indoor Karting Southampton

  • Eastleigh
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Care to find out why TeamSport Indoor Karting Southampton is nicknamed ‘Supersonic Southampton'? We think it is something to do with the insanely fas...

Two kids looking at a treasure trail

The Southampton Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

World-famous historian, Mags Carta, has a map and the promise of precious bounty; all she needs now is you!  Will you join her on The Southampton Tre...

Toddler play area at Kids2Day Indoor Soft Play Centre in Eastleigh

Kids2day Indoor Soft Play Centre

  • Eastleigh
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kids2day know exactly what their namesake’s love - a soft play centre with loads of slides, games and challenges, with cake to follow. Perfect! There...

Boys on a Spy Mission Treasure Trail

Alresford Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • New Alresford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

While spying is a serious business, it doesn't mean you can’t enjoy a little sightseeing along the way! That’s why the  Alresford Spy Mission Treasur...

A family looks on at a steam train at Mid Hants Railway

Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • New Alresford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Pick up your golden ticket and experience the golden age of steam travel at Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line. Get up close with the locomotives at t...

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Vue Eastleigh

  • Eastleigh
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Want to go to Hollywood? Well let it come to you! Jump into movie magic at Vue Eastleigh, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action...

Boy holding bowling bowl at Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl Eastleigh

  • Eastleigh
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Indoor family entertainment doesn't get much better than classic tenpin bowling! Have a go at Hollywood Bowl Eastleigh. Both you and your kids will h...

Partyman World Eastleigh

Partyman World Eastleigh

  • Eastleigh
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

If you fancy celebrating a special birthday or, really, any day of the week, Partyman World Eastleigh is the place for you with a ball pond, balloon...

Rock Up Whitley

Rock Up Whitley

  • Whiteley
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Rock Up Whiteley is a thrilling indoor climbing adventure which is guaranteed to get the whole family scaling the heights. With 26 epic ascents and o...

Landscape of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in Romsey

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

  • Romsey
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is world famous, with plenty of outstanding features set in 180 acres that provide a wonderful environment for families, a...

Passengers on train at Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

  • Eastleigh
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Get ahead of steam this year at Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway. Take your kids on a day out to a train station where they can be a conductor for a...

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