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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Chard

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 567 fun things to do in Chard 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 – 335 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Chard 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 Chard 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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Outside view of Chard Museum

Chard Museum

  • Chard
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Chard Museum in converted 16th century listed buildings and outbuildings, covering nearly an acre, with collections of exhibits about local history a...

Kids on outdoor adventure playground at Ferne Animal Sanctuary in Chard

Ferne Animal Sanctuary

  • Chard
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

For all animal-loving families head off to Ferne Animal Sanctuary for a day of animal adventure. Beginning life as a short-term refuge for animals du...

Outside view of Forde Abbey House and Gardens in Chard

Forde Abbey House and Gardens

  • Chard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Forde Abbey Historical House and Gardens is a lovely working, family estate, with a number of features that offer an enjoyable day out for all ages....

Deer at South West Deer Rescue in Crewkerne

South West Deer Rescue

  • Crewkerne
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

South West Deer Rescue is a dedicated non profit centre which offers a unique up close experience with 5 different species of wild and semi-wild deer...

Woman weaving at Axminster Heritage Centre and Museum

Axminster Heritage Centre

  • Axminster
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Travel back in time at Axminster Museum, once a local police station and courthouse found right in the heart of the town. Peer inside the old police...

Kids feeding guinea pigs at Axe Valley Wildlife Park in Axminster

Axe Valley Wildlife Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Axminster
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Axe Valley Wildlife Park is East Devon’s ‘hidden gem’. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Axe Valley, just a short distance from the Jurass...

Plants at Crewkerne and District Museum

Crewkerne and District Museum

  • Crewkerne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Crewkerne and District Museum is dedicated to the history of this beautiful market town and the local area, covering a number of aspects, from indust...

Landscape at Burrow Farm Gardens in Axminster

Burrow Farm Gardens

  • Axminster
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Burrow Farm Gardens offer almost 10 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens that have been created from scratch over the last 50 years by the owner,...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Charmouth Beach

  • Bridport
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Charmouth beach is a must-stop destination with the kids and comes with all the great things we all love about a trip to the beach. Lay down a blanke...

Outside view of The Town Mill in Lyme Regis

The Town Mill

  • Lyme Regis
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Town Mill is an ancient watermill that was rescued by volunteers through a ten year restoration project, which saved it from dereliction. Today,...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Lyme Regis Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Lyme Regis
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hands up - who here loves eye spy? Good, as the Lyme Regis Treasure Hunt Trail is all about spotting the unseen and using your eagle eyes, so ready,...

Outside window at Lyme Regis Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

  • Lyme Regis
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Lyme Regis Museum stands in the heart of the town, just where the beautiful coastlines of Dorset and Devon meet on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage...

Lister Gardens Mini Golf

  • Lyme Regis
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Lister Gardens Mini Golf For the leisurely and casual golfer the newly refurbished 18 hole mini golf course in Lister Gardens provides a fun and acce...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Lyme Regis Beach

  • Lyme Regis
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Lyme Regis’ harbour, also known as The Cobb, is a great place to head to for a fantastic day out. Set against the curved wall of the harbour, you can...

Mullet fish at Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

  • Lyme Regis
  • Indoor
  • Aquariums

Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium is a small family run aquarium which prides itself on offering all visitors a truly interactive experience. In addition to...

People on RIB from Lyme Rib Rides in Lyme Regis

Lyme Rib Rides

  • Lyme Regis
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Take in a historic site of natural beauty - the Jurassic Coast - with Lyme Rib Rides. Rib is a sea term and stands for 'rigid inflatable boat'. The t...

Outside view of Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton

Thelma Hulbert Gallery

  • Honiton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Thelma Hulbert Gallery encourages everyone to get creative! As well as art on the walls, there is a learning room, activity trolley and loads of...

Girl doing Tree Top activity at Vivary Adventure Centre in Taunton

Vivary Adventure Centre

  • Taunton
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Vivary Adventure Centre is a different way to spend your day. Challenge your parents to a race on the climbing wall and test your limits on the high...

Hollywood Bowl Taunton

Hollywood Bowl Taunton

  • Taunton
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bring the whole family for a laid-back game of tenpin bowling at Hollywood Bowl Taunton. Age is not an issue, so if you've got three generations of e...

Inspired Taunton studio

Inspired

  • Taunton
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Get crafty this week at Inspired, and you will have tonnes of fun without having to worry about cleaning up. Inspired is a family run store full of a...

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