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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Chatham

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1219 fun things to do in Chatham for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 796 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Chatham 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 Chatham 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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Painted ceramic plate at Pottery Crafts 4U in Chatham

Pottery Crafts 4U

  • Chatham
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Pottery Crafts 4U is a family friendly run Paint Your Own Pottery studio accommodating up to 15 painters, with no artistic ability required. You will...

Underground tunnels at Fort Amherst in Chatham

Fort Amherst

  • Chatham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

There will be no tunnel tours from Monday 25th September 2017 until Sunday 19th November 2017 due to our Halloween Horrors events. At Fort Amherst, a...

Temporary exhibit by Kent Police Museum in Faversham

Kent Police Museum

  • Chatham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries
Exhibition at Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham

Royal Engineers Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Royal Engineers Museum tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers from their military exploits to their contributions to nations around the worl...

Outside view of Monkey Bizz in Rochester

Monkey Bizz

  • Rochester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Come and monkey around at Monkey Bizz, Rochester. Peel off some banana skins and slip into a popular soft play centre in a jungle. This is a soft pla...

A toddler playing at Toddler Town, Gillingham

Toddler Town Gillingham

  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

As Einstein once said, ‘Logic will take you from a to b, imagination will take you everywhere’. Kids can follow in the great thinker’s footsteps at T...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Chatham

  • Chatham
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

See your kids’ favourite films on the big screen, from the latest Pixar to outer space adventures with the Star Wars crew, all at ODEON Chatham. With...

Map of Strand Leisure Pool in Gillingham

Strand Leisure Pool

  • Gillingham
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

At Strand Leisure Pool and Park you can ride the historic miniature railway around the park - a great way to start so you can see what's on offer and...

Boy rock climbing at Arethusa Climbing Centre in Rochester

Arethusa Climbing Centre

  • Rochester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Climbing

Arethusa Climbing Centre has been cleverly designed with routes for beginners that will get them familiar with climbing techniques and more demanding...

Family on digger at Diggerland Kent in Strood

Diggerland Kent

  • Strood
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Dig, dump and drive at Diggerland Kent. It’s the supersize adventure for every kid who’s simply mad for machinery, with plenty to interest the rest o...

Hollywood Bowl Rochester

Hollywood Bowl Rochester

  • Rochester
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Up for a fun afternoon? Take the kids out for a classic game of bowling at Hollywood Bowl Rochester. Choose your perfect punny bowling name and watch...

Cineworld Rochester

Cineworld Rochester

  • Rochester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Enjoy family-friendly entertainment at its best with movies, action-packed adventures and animated wonders at Cineworld Rochester. Share the magic of...

Dry ski slope at Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre in Gillingham

Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre

  • Gillingham
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

At Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre open sessions on the ski slope have a minimum skill requirement but they do great family friendly lessons, and to...

Couple ice skating at Silver Blades Ice Rink Gillingham

Planet Ice Gillingham

  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Planet Ice Gillingham with it's friendly atmosphere and popular location, is fun for all the family! Ice skating is not only fun and a good choice wi...

People go kart racing at Buckmore Park Karting in Chatham

Buckmore Park Karting

  • Chatham
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Nothing beats wheel-to-wheel racing, and Buckmore Park Karting in Kent is ideal for first time drivers looking for their first race. When you whizz a...

Staff at Splashes Leisure Centre in Gillingham

Splashes Leisure Centre

  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Make a splash at Splashes Leisure Centre! Take to the waves in the indoor fun pool and ride the flume! Weekly inflatable splash sessions are availabl...

Indoor soft play frame at Fun Drum in Gillingham

The Fun Drum

  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Fun Drum offers dual multi-level adventure play frames for under and over 6s respectively, plus a dedicated under 3s soft play zone too! A place...

View from Bluebell Hill Picnic Site in Rochester

Bluebell Hill Picnic Site

  • Rochester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bluebell Hill Picnic Site, tucked inside the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, forms part of the 10km stretch of chalk escarpment betwee...

Kids on anchor at The Historic Dockyard Chatham

The Historic Dockyard Chatham5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Chatham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Historic Dockyard Chatham has a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore with your family of little histori...

Map and booklet for The Rochester Mystery Trail

The Rochester Mystery Trail

  • Rochester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

For a great way for all the family to explore Rochester, try the Rochester self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Your Trail will lead you on you...

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