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

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 350 fun things to do in Port Talbot for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, beaches and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 213 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Port Talbot 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 Port Talbot 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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Go Ape Margam

  • Port Talbot
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

What do you picture when dreaming of a weekend away in manor house? Probably not zooming down zip wires or dropping from six metre high platforms! Go...

Aberavon Beach

  • Port Talbot
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Kids love to run wild? Head down to Aberavon beach in South Wales, one of Wales longest beaches that stretches out nearly 3 miles long, your little o...

Margam Country Park

  • Port Talbot
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Margam Country Park has 1000 acres of countryside with a castle, orangery, deer park, visitors' centre, lake, narrow gauge train, farm trail, Fairyta...

Margam Park Adventure

  • Port Talbot
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Go on a family adventure in the stunning Welsh countryside with Margam Park Adventure in Port Talbot! This activity centre is your one-stop location...

Neath Afan Gymnastics Centre

  • Neath
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Neath Afan Gymnastics Centre has been established since 1996 and offers the only full time dedicated gymnastics training facility in the Borough of N...

Gnoll Estate Country Park

  • Neath
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Gnoll Estate Country Park is set amongst 240 acres of woodland and wide open spaces plus it's got an adventure playground for older types and a simpl...

South Wales Miners Museum

  • Neath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit South Wales Miners Museum and find yourself being taken on an historical journey back in time. The museum offers insight into the working life...

Afan Forest Park

  • Cynonville
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Afan Forest Park offers a great open space for all things cycle-able, base yourself at the visitor centre to go hiking, mountain biking, or an old fa...



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Limitless Trampoline Park

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Welcome to Limitless – the only trampoline park in Swansea, who pride themselves on providing a safe, clean and fun environment for children and adul...

Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Neath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A day out at Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall does exactly what it says on the tin. Visit a stunning waterfall and choose from the plethora of famil...

Dizzys Castle

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The exciting Dizzy's Castle is a multi coloured indoor adventure play facility with all the classic and contemporary features one expects from modern...

The Swansea Treasure Trail5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swansea
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's lots of fun and adventure to be had for all the family on the Swansea Maritime Quarter self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Kids...

National Waterfront Museum

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A unique and captivating experience lies in wait at Wales's newest national museum! The National Waterfront Museum offers stacks of fun and imaginati...

Superbowl UK Swansea

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bowling’s totally up your alley? Head out to Superbowl UK Swansea where 14 state-of-the-art ten pin bowling lanes await. Once the family competition...

The LC Swansea

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Splash, dive and surf your way to The LC Swansea. This premier leisure destination on the doorstep of the Gower will have you diving in deep into a w...

Plantasia Swansea5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Come and explore this unique tropical haven of wonderful plants and animals situated in the heart of the city, from insects, reptiles, fish and monke...

Vue Swansea

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

If your little ones love all things space related or jungle exploration, the cinema can give you all that, and more. Jump into movie magic at Vue Swa...

ODEON Swansea

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From the tippy top of Mount Everest to the deepest valleys beneath the Atlantic Ocean, see the world through the silver screen at ODEON Swansea. With...

Tenpin Swansea

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Get ready for lift off with a visit to Tenpin Swansea. It’s a bowling experience that is totally out of this world! Grab your little astronauts and t...

PlayZone Swansea

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Playzone is a modern play area that's bursting with family fun, with multiple levels of kids play equipment, children's laser gun games, and dedicate...

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