Best Things To Do & Days Out In St Leonards, Dorset

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 539 fun things to do in St Leonards for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, tourist attractions and indoor and soft play areas. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 316 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right St Leonards 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 St Leonards 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 Moors Valley

  • Ringwood
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Fancy an aerial adventure your kids will talk about for years to come? Head out to Go Ape Moors Valley - with 1,000m of high ropes and a quadruple se...

South Coast Karting

  • Ringwood
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Go along for the ride at South Coast Karting, Hampshire. Let your kids be speedsters for the day at a professional race course designed by racers for...

Moors Valley Country Park

  • Ringwood
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Moors Valley Country Park has miles of fantastic walking and cycling trails, including the kids’ favourite A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Glow...

Snowtrax

  • Christchurch
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

With so much to offer,, Snowtrax is not just an outdoor Ski Slope with dedicated Ski and Snowboard tuition. When combined with a fantastic Alpine Adv...

Mr Mulligan's Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

One course of fantastic mini golf isn’t enough? Head to Mr Mulligan’s Bournemouth for a fantastic out of this world crazy golf experience, including...

Liberty's Owl, Raptor And Reptile Centre

  • Ringwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre is named after one of the many birds of prey on display, their Alaskan Bald Eagle. You can also see Vultures,...

Bagnum Riding Stables

  • Ringwood
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Bagnum Riding Stables is a family run and family oriented riding centre with a great range of equine activities and facilities for all to enjoy! Ther...

Bournemouth Aviation Museum

  • Christchurch
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

What kid wouldn't want to sit at the controls of a real aircraft? Well here, there is a fab lot of military and civilian planes. Loads of other flyin...

Adventure Wonderland3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Christchurch
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Take a trip around the world and into your imagination even, at Adventure Wonderland. Wild settings and over 30 rides will have your family dashing t...

Verwood Hub Community & Leisure

  • Verwood
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Run, watch or relax at the Verwood Hub Leisure Centre, and find something to keep your family entertained this week. At the centre’s Potterne Park yo...

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre

  • Bransgore
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Outdoors are the name of the game, literally, at Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre! It’s a hub for adventure tucked deep in the New Forest. When they say o...

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre4.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Verwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Rescue Centre is not just about heavy horses: they also have pygmy goats, kune-kune pigs, Inuit snow dogs and more besides. D...

New Forest Water Park

  • Fordingbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Take a splash at New Forest Water Park! A thrilling adventure awaits at the UK's first outdoor floating inflatable aqua park! You can explore the hug...

City Cruises Poole

  • Poole
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Referred to by some as the jewel of England’s south coast, by others as simply a brilliant day out; City Cruises Poole will take you on a journey acr...

Mighty Adventures Crazy Golf

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

If your little explorers like their dinosaurs with a side order of golf, Mighty Adventures Crazy Golf is just the place!  If you dare, venture d...

Burley Village of Witches Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Burley
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

There's clues to solve and discoveries to be made aplenty on the Burley Village of Witches self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. From 6 years to...

Slades Farm Skate Park

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Slades Farm Skate Park is a family skate park for in blading, roller skating and BMXing! It's unsupervised so be sure to keep an eye on them and also...

Littledown Miniature Railway

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Visitors are welcome on running days to come and experience the Littledown Miniature Railway, situated to the rear of the Littledown Centre. They are...

ALTITUDE High Ropes Adventure

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Looking for an outdoor activity for the whole family? Face the heights of the ALTITUDE High Ropes Adventure course in Bournemouth and take on 5 diffe...

Littledown Centre

  • Bournemouth
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Set in 47 acres of parkland with its own high ropes adventure complex, a well-equipped gym, pool and refurbished spa area Littledown Centre is a luxu...

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