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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Salisbury

Looking for fun things to do in Salisbury with the kids? We’ve got all-weather fun, farmyard antics and a whole lot more for you to explore! 

For those of you who want to introduce your little ones to the local landmarks, Salisbury Cathedral is one of the top places to visit in Salisbury, along with the beautiful Mompesson House, which was featured in the film Sense and Sensibility. 

More of a nature kid? Animal lovers and budding farmers will have a blast at River Bourne Community Farm and Cholderton Charlies Farm. From feeding baby chicks to riding tractors and petting the farm animals, there you’ll experience some of the most heart-warming family days out in Salisbury on those rural grounds.

The weather won’t always be on your side, so here are a couple of our favourite indoor attractions in Salisbury too. Get a whole-body exercise with a swimming session atFive Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre, get creative at Splash of Colour The Pottery Painting Cafe, or tap into your competitive side and organise a family race at Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting

Fancy a day trip from Salisbury? Eight miles outside Salisbury is the formidable Stonehenge. This 5,000 years old mystery is one of those unique and special places to visit, definitely worth travelling to. 

Rather travel to the sea coast for a weekend? Find out the best family walks in the South West, as recommended by our trusted explorer, Kara, mom of six. 

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Spectra letter at Live Escape in Salisbury

Live Escape Rooms Salisbury

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Live Escape Rooms Salisbury is a thrilling escape room game where you have to work together to solve a mystery and get out within 60 minutes. We know...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Salisbury

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A trip to the cinema is so much more than it seems; explore the universe, travel through the desert or dive right down to the bottom of the ocean, al...

Family at Salisbury Escape Rooms

Salisbury Escape Rooms

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Corruption at the heart of the Wessex Serious Crime Squad? Called in to assist with specialist search teams, you and your team will need to find the...

Pottery at Splash of Colour Ceramic and Craft Cafe in Salisbury

Splash of Colour The Pottery Painting Cafe

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Splash of Colour is a fun shop where you can come any day of the week and choose something to paint from a very large selection of pottery. It is a l...

Boys on Mystery Treasure Trail

The Salisbury Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Salisbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Set in the beautiful city of Salisbury, this 1 mile circular route is a self guided themed Treasure Trail perfect for families to share in the experi...

Sheep and lamb at River Bourne Community Farm in Salisbury

River Bourne Community Farm

  • Salisbury
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

River Bourne Community Farm is a great opportunity to see a working farm and purchase the produce from the farm shop. Education plays a large part in...

Outside view of Mompesson House in Salisbury

Mompesson House

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Mompesson House When walking into the celebrated Cathedral Close in Salisbury, you and yours will step back in time, especially if you're a fan of th...

Outside view of Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Salisbury Cathedral has 750 years of history to discover, including Europe's oldest working clock, Britain's tallest spire and the world's best prese...

Outside view of The Wardrobe Military Museum in Salisbury

The Wardrobe Military Museum

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Wardrobe Military Museum The Musuem holds the collection and archives relating to the Infantry Regiments of Berkshire and Wiltshire from 1748 to...

Kids swimming at Five Rivers Leisure Centre in Salisbury

Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Let the kids go wild and keep active with the variety of sports on offer at Five Rivers Leisure Centre! The beach pool has crashing, splashing waves...

Toddler soft play area at Outburst Salisbury

Outburst Salisbury

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Outburst Salisbury is a huge family fun facility comprising full size bowling alley, multi level indoor adventure play zone with climbing structure a...

Aircraft exhibiting at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection in Salisbury

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection is both an historic museum as well as being a fun and educational experience for kids, with the ability to get into...

Aerial view of Breamore House and Museum

Breamore House and Museum

  • Breamore
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Breamore House and Museum Life in a typical village like Breamore can be relived in the Breamore Countryside Museum which provides a fascinating insi...

Go karts and race track at Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting in Salisbury

Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Wessex Raceway Indoor Karting in Wiltshire is one of the best go karting tracks to visit if your kid wants to be a professional racer. The raceway is...

Kids at Virtual Warfare Laser Combat in Salisbury

Virtual Warfare Laser Combat

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Can’t get the kids to get off their Playstation or XBox? We’ve got something that will get gamers of all ages excited! Virtual Warfare Laser Combat i...

Kids drawing at Stonehenge in Amesbury

Stonehenge

  • Amesbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Stonehedge the world-famous prehistoric monument built as a ceremonial centre. Started 5000 years ago and remodelled several times in next 1500 years...

Paultons Family Theme Park

Paultons Family Theme Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • The New Forest
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

She’s pink, plucky and a staple of every household with kids under 5. Guessed who yet? Peppa Pig of course! Come and meet her and the rest of the gan...

Kids looking at chick at Cholderton Charlies Farm in Salisbury

Cholderton Charlies Farm

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Cholderton Charlie's is a Rare Breed Survival Trust (RBST) registered Rare Breeds Farm, and is part of the Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park experienc...

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...

Church at Salisbury City Guides

Salisbury City Guides

  • Salisbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Salisbury City Guides are led by professional Blue Badge guides who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the city. There are 4 walks espec...

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