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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dursley, Gloucestershire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 671 fun things to do in Dursley for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 436 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dursley 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 Dursley 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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Wotton Pool

  • Wotton-under-Edge
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Wotton Pool is a long established heated outdoor swimming facility with a great transparent cover over it that is open at either end to retain the op...

Woodchester Mansion

  • Stonehouse
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Visit the mysterious Woodchester Mansion and discover a stunning piece of history nestled in beautiful rural Gloucestershire. Walk around, marvel at...

Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park

  • Berkeley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There’s a lot more than just cows at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park. This farm park offers animal encounters with guinea pigs, rabbits, deer and...

Berkeley Castle

  • Berkeley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Berkeley Castle is England's oldest inhabited castle and most historic home. Over 24 generations of Berkeley's have transformed a savage Norman fortr...

Dr Jenners House

  • Berkeley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

I hope you’re not afraid of needles! Visit Dr Jenner's House, where the vaccination was invented, and learn about a doctor that has saved millions of...

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

  • Slimbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre offers families an exciting range of close wildlife encounters. From hand feeding birds and handling amphibians, to exp...

Go Bananas Indoor Softplay Centre

  • Stroud
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Physical fun at its best! Go Bananas has something for the whole family from tiny tots to hulking great 10 year olds! Whiz your way down the cool wav...

Hidcote Manor Garden

  • Chipping Campden
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Hidcote Manor Garden was created to be full of surprises, with a maze of narrow pathways and secret gardens for the kids to explore. There are some l...



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Stratford Park Leisure Centre1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Stroud
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Stratford Park Leisure Centre, as well as being home to indoor facilities galore, a 50 metre outdoor pool also welcomes those wanting to take a dip,...

Gloucester Apollo

  • Stroud
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Enjoy all the latest releases at Stroud's Apollo Cinema which is now a Vue Stroud, surrounded by first class comfort and superior technology with all...

Vue Stroud

  • Stroud
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Sit back and let your imagination take you away because with the latest films, you can go anywhere. Jump into movie magic at Vue Stroud, where you’ll...

Go Ape Forest of Dean

  • Coleford
  • 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...

Jungle Chums Soft Play Centre1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Milbury Heath
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle Chums Soft Play Centre is a family run play centre situated on the outskirts of Thornbury. Here at Jungle Chums you will find a fun and safe p...

Westonbirt The National Arboretum

  • Tetbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is a unique place, as it holds a stunning collection of 15,000 tree specimens, including 142 champions. You’ll hav...

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...

Thornbury Leisure Centre

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Get active with your family at Thornbury Leisure Centre . We have a whole array of fun activities for you and your family to enjoy. Splash around in...

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...

Cineworld Yate

  • Yate
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

There's nothing like a great movie adventure to get the imagination going! Find your next must-see film at Cineworld Yate. Share the magic of the big...

Painswick Rococo Garden

  • Painswick
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Painswick Rococo Garden The much beloved Painswick Rococo Garden was designed back in the 1740s as a rather flamboyant pleasure garden for entertaini...

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...

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