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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Gilwern, Monmouthshire and Gwent

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 510 fun things to do in Gilwern 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 – 326 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Gilwern 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 Gilwern 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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Beacon Park Boats

  • Abergavenny
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Beacon Park Boats offer exceptionally quiet electric day boat tours on the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal. Or if you fancy something a bit more energ...

Kingdom Come

  • Abergavenny
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bring your princely princes and playful princesses and watch them have the time of their lives in the Kingdom's castle play frames! With several sepa...

Abergavenny Castle & Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Abergavenny
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The charming and welcoming Abergavenny Museum is set within the grounds of an atmospheric 'ruined' Norman Castle, where you and the kids can enjoy a...

Blaenavon Ironworks

  • Pontypool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The historic Blaenavon Ironworks is where the recent BBC series Coal House was filmed, because the site includes 3 rows of the original workers' terr...

Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway

  • Blaenavon
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

From the main station trains head north to the Whistle Inn, south to Blaenavon High Level Station (which happens to be only a short walk from Blaenav...

Big Pit National Coal Museum

  • Blaenavon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Big Pit National Coal Museum is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, we o...

Cragfit Climbing Gym

  • Blaenau-Gwent
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Cragfit Climbing Gym offer over 1500sq ft of bouldering, perfect for reaching new heights! There are also roped climbing walls up to 7m high, which a...

EGNI Fitness Fun

  • Tredegar
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Fancy trying something new and exciting? Get ready to take on the thrilling indoor “ninja warrior” style obstacle course at EGNI Fitness Fun and find...



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Dizzy Kidz Indoor Playcentre

  • Tredegar
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Dizzy Kidz provides a safe, secure venue for children regardless of the weather conditions and provides a central place for children and their parent...

The Eden Centre

  • Aberbeeg
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Eden Centre's area for 5 to 12 year olds includes a 4m high Astra slide, a climbing wall, a cool ball blaster cannon arena, ‘Sky glide' zip wire...

Pontypool Park

  • Pontypool
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Pontypool Park is locally known as the Peoples Park, covering some 64 hectares with Italian Gardens, Britain's only double chamber Ice House, Folly T...

Winding House

  • New Tredegar
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit Winding House, the Museum of Valleys Life! Discover the hidden history of Caerphilly County Borough at the museum, which is built on the site o...

Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre

  • Brecon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The Llangorse Multi Activity Centre offers an excellent range of active activities ideal for families to do together! Their horse riding facility off...

Pen-y-fan Pond

  • Caerphilly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pen-y-fan Pond is one of the last remaining canal feeder reservoirs in Wales. This popular summertime family destination offers safe, flat, open spac...

Greenmeadow Community Farm

  • Cwmbran
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Greenmeadow Community Farm is a well-loved local farm with lots of history! Part of the working farming landscape for 250 years, it was threatened wi...

Escape Blackwood

  • Blackwood
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Struggling to find an escape room suitable for kids? Escape Blackwood has thought about the little ones too! Tiny wizards and wizardesses are invited...

Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm

  • Hereford
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

You'll love Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm! These charming, inquisitive and gentle animals will delight in accompanying you on a walk through...

Brecon Mountain Railway

  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

See incredible sights from the top of a mountain without having to climb! Hop aboard the Brecon Mountain Railway and go sightseeing on a charming old...

Superbowl UK Newport

  • Newport
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Tenpin enthusiast? Superbowl UK Newport offers 12 bowling lanes fitted with the latest automatic scoring and entertainment features. It’s classic bow...

Vue Cwmbran

  • Cwmbran
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Go everywhere, from the deepest parts of the ocean to the highest parts of the sky - the possibilities are endless! Jump into movie magic at Vue Cwmb...

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