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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Monmouth

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 584 fun things to do in Monmouth 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 – 372 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Monmouth 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 Monmouth 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 at Go Ape

Go Ape Forest of Dean

  • Forest of Dean
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Go Ape Forest of Dean is a high ropes course hidden all the way up in the treetops, specially designed for little Tarzans in training. Even tiny tots...

Symonds Yat West Leisure Park1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Symonds Yat West Leisure Park is a beautiful spot by the river, with plenty of open green space for the whole family to enjoy. But that is far from a...

Seating at Kingfisher River Cruises in Symonds Yat

Kingfisher River Cruises

  • Symonds Yat
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Treat the family to a relaxing boat ride with Kingfisher River Cruises and you can enjoy some pleasant sights, a quiet ride and learn about the area....

Family canoeing at Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre in Ross on Wye

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre

  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre is a great place for an exciting day out for the family, with canoe trips suitable for anyone over 4 years old, pl...

Map and booklet for Symonds Yat Treasure Hunt Trail

Symonds Yat Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Symonds Yat
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Enjoy a great family adventure on the Symonds Yat self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. All ages (6 and up) will love searching for and so...

Plants at Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo in Ross on Wye

Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Experience the delight of the insect world's most serene and beautiful beasts at the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo! Your family can walk amongst free flyi...

Steam train at Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure in Coleford

Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Coleford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Perrygrove Railway is the steam train for all ages and all weathers! A charming railway in the Royal Forest of Dean where friendly staff welcome you....

Woods at Puzzlewood in Coleford

Puzzlewood4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Coleford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Peppered with protruding roots, meandering pathways and dramatic natural landscape, there is plenty of magic to be found in this atmospheric 14 acre...

Kids looking down mine at Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines in Coleford

Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines

  • Coleford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Clearwell Caves are a natural cave system that has been mined over the past 4,500 years to form some of Britain's most atmospheric and oldest undergr...

View of Countryside from Goodrich Castle in Ross-on-Wye

Goodrich Castle

  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Goodrich Castle is considered one of the most majestic and best preserved of all English medieval castles, offering plenty in the way of rich history...

Biker at Pedalabikeaway in Coleford

Pedalabikeaway

  • Coleford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Cycling

Pedalabikeaway, located at Cannop in the Forest of Dean, is a family run business that has been dedicated to helping everyone benefit from cycling si...

Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

Beechenhurst

  • Coleford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Choose one of 4 family-friendly walking trails and begin your next family adventure at Beechenhurst in the beautiful Forest of Dean. Looking for a cr...

Clear day at Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail in Coleford

Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

  • Coleford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail has a picnic site and a children's' playground, designed by the sculptor Andy Frost. Andy Frost drew inspiration from...

Tintern Signal Box house exhibition at Tintern Old Station in Monmouth

Tintern Old Station

  • Monmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Tintern Old Station Built as a Victorian country railway station, the Old Station, Tintern is a charming site to visit for a quiet relaxing day out o...

Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Ross-on-Wye Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Team lovely riverside walks, a little code cracking and PLENTY of intrigue on the Ross-on-Wye Mystery Treasure Trail. It’s the best way to see the si...

Taurus Crafts

Taurus Crafts

  • Lydney
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Enjoy a relaxing family day out, filled with arts and crafts, at Taurus Crafts visitor centre in Lydney. Check out the works of local artisan makers...

Bear mascot at Dean Heritage Centre in Cinderford

Dean Heritage Centre

  • Cinderford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Dean Heritage Centre is one of Gloucestershire's leading tourist attractions. Set across a five acre site, the centre protects, preserves and pro...

BattleSports Glos Cafe

BattleSports Glos

  • Newnham
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Fancy the adrenaline rush of paintball without the bruises? Set your sights on BattleSports Glos’ outdoor laser combat; infra-red technology means no...

Painted mugs at Paint On Me Boutique Pottery Studio in Chepstow

Paint On Me Pottery Painting

  • Chepstow
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Visit Paint On Me Pottery Painting in the historical town of Chepstow and get in touch with your creative side in a pottery painting session. This lo...

HS Activities

  • Hereford
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Come to HS Activities, in Herefordshire, and let your little warriors enjoy the thrill of paintball without the mess or the bruises. Take part in a g...

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