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

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Porthcawl

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 387 fun things to do in Porthcawl 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 – 247 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Porthcawl 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 Porthcawl 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!

  1. View at Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes in Bridgend

    Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

    Bridgend

    BeachesBeaches

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 3.1 miles from Porthcawl
  2. Party room at Dizzys Castle in Bridgend

    Dizzys Castle

    Bridgend

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 3.4 miles from Porthcawl
  3. Families on indoor soft play frame at Sadie and Franks in Bredgend

    Sadie and Franks

    Bridgend

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 5.1 miles from Porthcawl
  4. Indoor swimming pool at Bridgend Life Centre

    Bridgend Life Centre

    Bridgend

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 5.5 miles from Porthcawl
  5. Shetland Pony at Wiggleys Fun Farm in Bridgend

    Wiggleys Fun Farm

    Bridgend

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 5.5 miles from Porthcawl
  6. Young adults paddleboarding at Margam Park Adventure in Port Talbot

    Margam Park Adventure

    Port Talbot

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.9 miles from Porthcawl
  7. Deer at Margam Country Park in Port Talbot

    Margam Country Park

    Port Talbot

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.9 miles from Porthcawl
  8. Girl walking on a ladder at Go Ape Margam

    Go Ape Margam

    Port Talbot

    High Ropes CoursesHigh Ropes Courses

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 5.9 miles from Porthcawl
  9. Indoor soft play frame at Once Upon A Playtime in Bridgend

    Once Upon A Playtime

    Bridgend

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 5.9 miles from Porthcawl
  10. Outside view of Parc Slip Nature Reserve in Bridgend

    Parc Slip Nature Reserve

    Bridgend

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 6 miles from Porthcawl
  11. Trains at Bridgend Miniature Railway

    Bridgend Miniature Railway

    Bridgend

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 6 miles from Porthcawl
  12. ODEON Cinema room

    ODEON Bridgend

    Bridgend

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 6.7 miles from Porthcawl
  13. Girls jumping on trampolines at Jump Jam Trampoline Park in Bridgend

    Jump Jam Trampoline Park

    Bridgend

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline Parks

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 7.5 miles from Porthcawl
  14. Camp fire at Bryngarw Country Park in Bridgend

    Bryngarw Country Park

    Bridgend

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 7.6 miles from Porthcawl
  15. Kids looking for clues on The Swansea Treasure Trail Outdoor Fun

    The Swansea Treasure Trail

    Swansea

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 13.9 miles from Porthcawl
  16. Girl bowling at Superbowl UK Top Pick

    Superbowl UK Swansea

    Swansea

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 14 miles from Porthcawl
  17. People racing at South Wales Karting Centre in Bridgend

    South Wales Karting Centre

    Bridgend

    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 9.5 miles from Porthcawl
  18. A little boy looking at the exhibitions at The Royal Mint Experience Top Pick

    The Royal Mint Experience

    Pontyclun

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 14.6 miles from Porthcawl
  19. Toddler soft play area at Bijou in Cowbridge

    Bijou

    Cowbridge

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 11.2 miles from Porthcawl
  20. Exhibit at South Wales Miners Museum in Neath

    South Wales Miners Museum

    Neath

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 11.2 miles from Porthcawl