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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Alton Barnes

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 777 fun things to do in Alton Barnes 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 – 481 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Alton Barnes 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 Alton Barnes 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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People horse riding at Pewsey Vale Riding Centre in Marlborough

Pewsey Vale Riding Centre

  • Marlborough
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Aside from their rather scenic trail riding Pewsey Vale Riding Centre also offers children's and family lessons (kids from 4 years with a parent's ac...

Aerial view of Silbury Hill in Marlborough

Silbury Hill

  • Marlborough
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Silbury Hill, known as the English pyramid, is the largest man-made mound in Europe! The mysterious Silbury Hill compares in height and volume to it'...

Field of flowers on The Ridgeway National Trail in Avebury

The Ridgeway National Trail

  • Avebury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Ridgeway National Trail is one of 15 National Trails in England and Wales. You can follow a route that has been used since Prehistoric times, by...

Sheep at Avebury Stone Circle in Malborough

Avebury Stone Circle

  • Marlborough
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Avebury Stone Circle, a World Heritage site set in the pretty village of Avebury, and the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world! It was excav...

Aerial view of Alexander Keiller Museum in Avebury

Alexander Keiller Museum

  • Avebury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

One of the most important prehistoric archaeological collections in Britain is housed in the Stables Gallery, and including many artefacts from the W...

Ball pit at Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre in Devizes

Coral Cove Party and Adventure Centre

  • Devizes
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bring the kids down to Coral Cove Wiltshire’s most exciting indoor soft play centre for children up to 10 years old to blow off a little steam! Watch...

Boy on scooter at Rampnation Indoor Skatepark in Devizes

Rampnation Indoor Skatepark

  • Devizes
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

RampNation is Wiltshire's biggest indoor skatepark, built for inlines, scooters, skateboards and BMX, so you can ride whatever the weather. RampNatio...

Walking path at Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve in Devizes

Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve

  • Devizes
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve has loads of things to see and discover, with a network of pathways through woodland that has plenty of differen...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Devizes Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Devizes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Leave no stone unturned on the Devizes Treasure Hunt Trail. It’s a way to see the local area in a totally new light while hunting down fabulous (fict...

Classic car at Atwell Wilson Motor Museum in Calne

Atwell Wilson Motor Museum

  • Calne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Atwell Wilson Motor Museum is a great place for families who are interested in motors. It has a good variety of vehicles on displaying including moto...

Indoor soft play frame at Jesters Adventure Play in Calne

Jesters Adventure Play

  • Calne
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Jesters Adventure Play zoned play areas add to the atmosphere of this labyrinthine adventure! Your kid can test the ball shower and ball erupting...

Outside view of Crofton Beam Engines in Marlborough

Crofton Beam Engines

  • Marlborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Crofton Beam Engines is a fabulous place to bring the little ones. One of the engines is over 200 years old and still works, fed by a coal fired Lanc...

Walking paths at Bowood House & Gardens in Calne

Bowood House & Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Calne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The whole family can relax in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, designed by Capability Brown, offering a lake, arboretum, pinetum and cascade. Perfect...

Swindon Karting Arena track

Swindon Karting Arena

  • Swindon
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

To kart or not to kart? Swindon Karting Arena answers that question with a full on fun karting experience. They have a huge fleet of TB Karts with 27...

Windmill at Wilton Windmill

Wilton Windmill

  • Wilton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Wilton Windmill is a working 19th century mill that still produces wholemeal stone ground flour. The mill is located on the top of a chalk hill in th...

Indoor soft play frame at Larkhill Space Station in Salisbury

Larkhill Space Station

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Larkhill Space Station offer a multi level multi color adventure play frame which features all the classic physical play features and padded equipmen...

A young boy pops his head out of the tanks hatch at REME Museum

REME Museum

  • Chippenham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Military mad kids can flex their muscles with a trip to the REME Museum. All sorts of curiosities help to tell the tale of the REME Corps, while quiz...

Boys at Footgolf at Basset Down Golf Complex at Swindon

Footgolf at Basset Down Golf Complex

  • Swindon
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Take the kids out for a game of footgolf at the Football Golf Course at Basset Down Golf Complex. With 18 holes to conquer and lots of natural obstac...

Hope Nature Centre

Hope Nature Centre

  • Trowbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Fancy a peaceful escape to nature for your next family day out? Set within the stunning Southwick Country Park, the 15-acre Hope Nature Centre is the...

Girl in ball pit at Boomerang Play Centre in Melksham

Boomerang Play Centre4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Melksham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Boomerang Play Centre is a treat that's hard to beat! There's just so much to get stuck into! The Under 3s' area features ball ponds, a climbing...

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