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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Newport

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 503 fun things to do in Newport for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, tourist attractions and indoor and soft play areas. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 297 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Newport 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 Newport 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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Cineworld Newport - Isle of Wight

Cineworld Newport - Isle of Wight

  • Newport
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Dive into the world of classic movies, action-packed adventures and animated wonders at Cineworld Newport - Isle of Wight. Share the magic of the big...

Newport Roman Villa

  • Newport
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Newport Roman Villa is fondly known by historians as a '1,700 year old country pile'! Discovered in 1926 by a man innocently digging a hole, further...

Boys on soft play area at JR Zone in Newport

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  • Newport
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

JR Zone is the Island's top indoor adventure play zone for all ages with stimulating toddler section, thrilling gigantic 3 level play zone, with 4 La...

Knight on horse at Carisbrooke Castle in Newport

Carisbrooke Castle

  • Newport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Carisbrooke Castle, famous for its donkeys and as a royal prison to Charles I and now the location of the stunning new Edwardian-style Princess Beatr...

Capuchin monkey at Monkey Haven in Newport

Monkey Haven

  • Newport
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Owl and Monkey Haven provides a relaxed environment to a number of primates and birds of prey, mainly owls, that were in desperate need of care and a...

Outside view of Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum

Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum

  • Calbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Set in 10 acres of scenic rural landscape the Calbourne Water Mill is one of the oldest working water mills in the UK, dating back to the Domesday Bo...

Butterfly at Butterfly and Fountain World in Wootton Bridge

Butterfly and Fountain World

  • Wootton Bridge
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The charming Butterfly and Fountain World provides kids with the opportunity to see hundreds of butterflies flying freely in a natural environment! I...

Girls by maze at Robin Hill Country Adventure Park in Newport

Robin Hill

  • Newport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Robin Hill is the Isle of Wight's favourite countryside attraction, with something for everyone, from the Island's biggest rides including the terrif...

Outside view of Arreton Craft Barns

Arreton Craft Barns

  • Arreton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts and Crafts

The Arreton Craft Barns is a free attraction boasting a huge range of craft shops to peruse, most with options to see the craftsmen making their trad...

Old machinery at Shipwreck and Maritime Museum in Arreton

Shipwreck and Maritime Museum

  • Arreton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Shipwreck and Maritime Museum is set within a thriving craft village, and houses the largest exhibition of its kind in the whole of the UK! Packe...

Hill top view at Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve in Newport

Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve

  • Newport
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve holds a huge variety of wildflowers and the best areas on Arreton have around 30 species per square metre so the do...

Boys in carriage at Isle of Wight Steam Railway in Ryde

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

  • Ryde
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Isle Of Wight Steam Railway is calling all passengers to jump aboard and explore five miles of the Island's best hot spots.  The all day ticket a...

Outside view of Osborne House in East Cowes

Osborne House

  • East Cowes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Children will love the Swiss Chalet at Osborne House where the princes and princesses learnt the skills of household management, while for grown-ups...

Sailing boat exhibit at The Classic Boat Museum in East Cowes

Classic Boat Museum Cowes

  • East Cowes
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Classic Boat Museum Cowes is a great place to take the kids in any weather. There is a great selection (more than 50!) of power boats, sailing boats,...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Cowes Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Cowes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who fancies having a crack at the Cowes Mystery Treasure Trail? It’s a code busting, riddle-packed tour of the town which gets the whole family worki...

Anteater at Amazon World in Newchurch

Amazon World

  • Newchurch
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Amazon World Zoo Park is a fun filled all weather family day out! It is home to over 200 different species of birds and animals including Sloth, Ante...

People horse riding on beach at Sallys Riding School in Ryde

Sallys Riding School

  • Ryde
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Sally's Riding School caters for all riders from absolute beginners through to established riders. Our Aim is to provide a safe riding environment so...

Mechanics behind clock at Isle of Wight Ghost Experience in Cowes

Isle of Wight Ghost Experience

  • Cowes
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Isle of Wight Ghost Experience are immersive guided ghost tours that last around an hour an a half, featuring grisly local history tales and costumed...

Kids horse riding at Allendale Equestrian Centre in Godshill

Allendale Equestrian Centre

  • Godshill
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Allendale Equestrian Centre offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages and held in their cool...

Horse and rider jumping at Island Equus in Ryde

Island Equus

  • Ryde
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Activities at Island Equus are more oriented toward the benefits of training and studying the animals than on actually riding them, a holistic and si...

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