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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cowbridge, Glamorgan and Cardiff

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 476 fun things to do in Cowbridge 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 – 298 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Cowbridge 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 Cowbridge 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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Bijou

  • Cowbridge
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bijou offers a fresh approach to enjoying family time, with a 21st century take on the traditional values of traditional community centres including...

Dyffryn Gardens

  • St Nicholas
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy a fun-packed day at Dyffryn Gardens - explore 55 acres of beautiful gardens, featuring a humongous, 1/2 acre, wild play area for your kids. Let...

The Royal Mint Experience

  • Pontyclun
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ever wondered where money comes from? Take the kids to The Royal Mint Experience, one of the UK's most fascinating attractions, and witness the UK’s...

South Wales Karting Centre

  • Bridgend
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

South Wales Karting Centre have a range of karts to suit both the novice driver or to test the more experienced, so it's guaranteed that there is som...

Warren Mill Farm3.3333333333333335 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Pendoylan
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Visit Warren Mill Farm and discover a 17 th century farmhouse set in 40 acres of rural countryside! This beautiful lakeside setting is home to very f...

Jump Jam Trampoline Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

If you want to fly through the air, land on a trampoline and then bounce off again onto more and more exciting stunts and activities, Jump Jam is the...

Jolly Jesters Playcentre

  • Pontyclun
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jolly Jesters Playcentre offer a great way to get the fizz out of your kids! A huge multi level multi color adventure play frame out to do it, one th...

Llantwit Major Beach

  • Llantwit Major
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Got little explorers? Take them down to Llantwit Major Beach in South Wales, a rocky beach with spots of sand that’s perfect to discover new things....



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Jazzy Jungle

  • Pontyclun
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Your little ones will go mad for Jazzy Jungle! The huge jungle themed indoor soft play area is packed full of tunnels, look-outs, a giant three level...

Amelia Trust Farm3.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Barry
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Donated to the Methodist Church, the Amelia Trust Farm is a working farm on a 160 acre lowland site and is easily accessible on the A4226 Bonvilston...

Three Horseshoes

  • Barry
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Three Horseshoes is a family friendly restaurant with a great healthy kids' menu and featuring a multi level indoor adventure play area with load...

Sadie and Franks5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Sadie and Frank's Indoor Play Centre also known as the Ogmore Play Centre offers a full indoor play experience with loads of pleasing elements and pl...

Once Upon A Playtime2.6666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Once upon a Playtime is a play centre with an educational focus which offers a large 3 tiered adventure play structure incorporating slides, rope lad...

Bridgend Life Centre

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Bridgend Recreation Centre boasts an enormous leisure pool complete with super cool hydro slide, and a serious wave machine! Be sure to hang onto the...

Dunraven Bay

  • Southerndown
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’ve got little explorers, then a trip to Dunraven Bay in South Wales should definitely be on your list - there’s so much to discover on this sa...

ODEON Bridgend

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

The silver screen is calling! See the latest Hollywood has to offer, as well as tucking into all sorts of tasty treats, at ODEON Bridgend. With 9 scr...

Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Are you ready for your next mission? Transform a regular day in Cardiff into a real-life adventure with a Spy Mission Treasure Trail! Your kids will...

St Fagans National Museum of History5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

St Fagans Museum is one of Europe's leading open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction. It stands in the grounds of the magnificen...

Porthkerry Country Park

  • Barry
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

At Porthkerry Country Park you can't get better than this for a really well rounded family day trip: 220 acres of eminently explorable woodland and m...

Ogmore Beach

  • Bridgend
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover the sandy shores of Ogmore beach, a great and clean beach in South Wales that’s perfect for a family day by the seaside. Bring along your sw...

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