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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Haywards Heath

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1170 fun things to do in Haywards Heath 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 – 783 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Haywards Heath 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 Haywards Heath 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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Fun Pots5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Haywards Heath
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Fun Pots is the perfect venue for creative fun for the whole family. Everyone can get involved with pottery painting; mum, dad and grandparents too!...

Victoria Park Splashpad

  • Haywards Heath
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The pretty new Victoria Park Splashpad uses a mixture of raised troughs and sunken rills to make sure the fun is always flowing and with buttons to s...

Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway

  • Haywards Heath
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

You have to time your visit to Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway well, as it's only open on limited weekends. This is because it's run by volunteers...

The Dolphin Haywards Heath

  • Haywards Heath
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Dolphin Haywards Heath has a 32 metre / 25 metre, 6 lanes main swimming pool and a 12 metre x 9.5 metre, 0.9 metre depth toddler pool complete wi...

The Lindfield Spy Mission Trail

  • Lindfield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Secret spies aren’t ten a penny - make the most of your Bond-like abilities and crack The Lindfield Spy Mission Trail. The locals are demanding answe...

Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Burgess Hill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve is the winner of 4 consecutive Green Flag Awards and a great place to take the family for a natural day out in the coun...

Go Ape Crawley

  • Crawley
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Swoop, whoop and loop your way around Go Ape Crawley. It’s a high ropes adventure course within the grounds of Tilgate Park, full of challenges to ti...

The Triangle

  • Burgess Hill
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Climb your way to the top at The Triangle Leisure Centre, West Sussex. Can your kids beat the High Places climbing challenges? Take a day trip to a l...



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Ardingly Activity Centre

  • Ardingly
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Ardingly Activity Centre is a great place for water based activities, whatever your age or ability level. The patient and enthusiastic staff have wil...

Bluebell Railway

  • Uckfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

 All aboard! Little train lovers will be in heaven at Bluebell Railway in East Sussex, and alongside the impressive collection of vintage steam...

Wakehurst

  • Ardingly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Little explorers will love exploring the beautiful Wakehurst Gardens in West Sussex, and with over 500 acres of gardens, woodland and even a nature r...

Wings Museum

  • Balcombe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wings Museum is a really good place for the kids to find out what it was like during the second World War and involves plenty of sensory elements as...

Nymans

  • Haywards Heath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

How do you like to unwind with the family? If long woodland walks and strolling through beautiful gardens is your thing, then you’ll love Nymans. It’...

Washbrooks Family Farm

  • Hassocks
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Set against the beautiful background of the South Downs Washbrooks Family Farm is a fun and engaging day out for the whole  family. Walk around the l...

Q Leisure

  • Albourne
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Qleisure is a great place to take kids 8 years and over for a bit of excitement. They offer quad bike treks and archery for 8 years and older, plus c...

Jill Windmill

  • Hassocks
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Jill Windmill, Clayton, West Sussex Jill Windmill, a restored traditional working windmill, built in 1821, located in the South Downs National Park....

National Cat Centre

  • Haywards Heath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Treat your animal-mad little ones to a special day out they'll never forget at the National Cat Centre. Not only can you meet the cats looking for th...

SEA LIFE Brighton4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Aquariums

Dive into the amazing underwater world at SEA LIFE Brighton - the oldest operating aquarium in the world. It’s a Grade II listed heritage building, h...

Ashdown Llama Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Forest Row
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Ashdown Llama Farm is now known as The Llama Park! Over 100 beautiful llamas and alpacas, and a small herd of reindeer. Walk around the 30 acre site...

KidsPaintball Brighton

  • Henfield
  • Outdoor
  • Paintballing

Grab your troop and get down in the mud at Kidspaintball Brighton! With special games so kids as young as 8 can get involved, there’s something for t...

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