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

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 482 fun things to do in Pontypridd 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 – 303 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Pontypridd 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 Pontypridd 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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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...

Ynysangharad War Memorial Park

  • Pontypridd
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There is always something going on in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park and even when there isn't, there are loads of ways to make your own fun at the b...

Barry Sidings Countryside Park

  • Trehafod
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Get ready for some outdoor fun, on two feet or two wheels, at Barry Sidings Countryside Park! The stunning venue near Trehafod and is packed with tra...

Rhondda Heritage Park

  • Pontypridd
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Rhondda Heritage Park, based at the former Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod, is regularly voted one of the top heritage and cultural visitor attracti...

Tiny Tumblers

  • Pontypridd
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tiny Tumblers is a fun little adventure play facility for kids under 7 years, with a separate sensory play area for toddlers and comfy seating for pa...

Tenpin Cardiff

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Groove is in the heart at Tenpin Cardiff, where bowling comes with one funky soundtrack, glow in the dark pins and a disco lights! All those party ex...

Tenpin Cardiff

  • Caerphilly
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Tenpin Cardiff welcomes everyone: with disabled access throughout and baby change facilities plus comfy lane side seating it's a home away from home,...

Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Watch all the coolest films that are out in the cinema right now at Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw, where there's an exciting 12 screens showing the bigge...



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Llancaiach Fawr Manor

  • Treharris
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Llancaiach Fawr Manor stands proudly, as it has done since c1550, overlooking the Glamorgan Uplands and the same sorts of footsteps still echo in it'...

Funtastic Caerphilly

  • Caerphilly
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Funtastic's colourful equipment and play frames will inspire imaginations and gently challenge children through physical activity. It's great for bui...

Caerphilly Castle3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Caerphilly
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Caerphilly Castle is this 'slumbering giant' dominates the skyline over Caerphilly, wonderful for getting little imaginations going and so dramatical...

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...

Rumble in the Jungle Indoor Playcentre3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Rhondda
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rumble in the Jungle has an amazing 3 level playframe with astra slide, spiral slide and tube slide, large baby area with soft play and huge ballpond...

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...

Castell Coch

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

While resting on ancient foundations, Castell Coch (Red Castle) is relatively modern, the by-product of a vivid Victorian imagination, assisted by un...

Rascals Club House

  • Caerphilly
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rascals Club House offer a huge multi level multi color adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equipment one exp...

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...

Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve The Nature Reserve, situated in Whitchurch Cardiff, was formed in 1967 and straddles the last remaining stretch of the...

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...

Dragons Den Aberdare5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Aberdare
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Dragons Den offer 2 multi-level adventure climbing mazes, featuring all the classic soft play features like climbs and slides, tunnels and balls. It'...

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