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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Newnham

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 635 fun things to do in Newnham 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 – 414 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Newnham 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 Newnham 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...

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...

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...

Swans at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Hawk at International Centre for Birds of Prey in Newent

International Centre for Birds of Prey

  • Newent
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Described as a little gem, the ICBP offers a wonderful day out in beautiful grounds. As well as the opportunity to see many rare birds of prey at clo...

People canoeing at Cattle Country Adventure Park in Berkeley

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...

Outside view of Dr Jenners House in Berkeley

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...

Outside view of Berkeley Castle

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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