20 Best Things To Do In Porth Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Porth

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 473 fun things to do in Porth 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 Porth 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 Porth 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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A little boy looking at the exhibitions at The Royal Mint Experience

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...

Kids with staff at Rhondda Heritage Park in Pontypridd

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...

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...

Indoor soft play frame at Rumble in the Jungle Indoor Playcentre in Rhondda

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...

Landscape of Ynysangharad War Memorial Park in Pontypridd

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...

Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Tiny Tumblers in Pontypridd

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...

Party room at Jazzy Jungle in Pontyclun

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...

Soft play and cafe area at Jolly Jesters Playcentre in Pontyclun

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...

Soft play and cafe area at Dragons Den Aberdare

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'...

Tenpin Cardiff

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...

Girl bowling at Bowlplex Nantgarw in Caerphilly

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,...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

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...

Outside view of Llancaiach Fawr Manor in Treharris

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'...

A little boy playing at Dyffryn Gardens in St Nicholas

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...

View from Dare Valley Country Park in Aberdare

Dare Valley Country Park

  • Aberdare
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Dare to do something different this weekend at Dare Valley Country Park. 500 acres of pond dipping, willow weaving, magicians and more make this a we...

Mascots at Funtastic Caerphilly

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...

Indoor soft play frame at Adventure Land in Merthyr Tydfil

Adventure Land

  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Adventure Land is a locally ran play centre and couldn’t have the family more at heart! Let the lovely staff, countless ball pits and slides entertai...

Camp fire at Bryngarw Country Park in Bridgend

Bryngarw Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bridgend
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bryngarw Country Park has oodles of woodland to explore, loads of grassland offering space to play family games, formal gardens for a floral aunter a...

Outside view of Castell Coch in Cardiff

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...

Families watch circus performer at Caerphilly Castle

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...

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