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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Shropshire

On the hunt for things to do in Shropshire? From the wonderfully odd to the historically inspired, you’ll have a blast exploring all the family days out near you! 

 

Step back in time with a family day out at Blists Hill Victorian Town! Meet the Victorians going about their daily business in the bustling town centre, take a horse and cart ride and of course, make sure you get the kids some of those delicious 19th Century sweets.

Love fairytales? Wonderland will soon become one of your kids’ favourite things to do in Shropshire. From Snow White’s cottage to Mad Hatter’s tea party, there’s magic hiding behind every corner! For a knights and princesses inspired day out, head out to Ludlow Castle instead and enjoy your very own medieval adventure.

Fancy a day in the stunning Shropshire countryside, featuring fresh air, nature and animals? Check out one of our favourite kids’ farms in Shropshire - Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom and Rays Farm Country Matters. In the region, you’ll also find a number of great spots perfect for a family walk, including Nesscliffe Hill Country Park and Haughmond Hill. Who said fun couldn’t be had for free? 

We know planning is key when you’ve got kids, work and school to manage, so we’ve listed the UK school holiday dates to help you organise your next family day out in Shropshire nice and early. 

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Cineworld Shrewsbury

Cineworld Shrewsbury

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Up for going to the movies? If you want to see the top family-friendly releases, the best place to go is Cineworld Shrewsbury. Share the magic of the...

Kids painting at Supercamps in Shrewsbury

Supercamps

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

At Super Camps your child can expect to take part in awesome activities regardless of their ability or experience. They have a brilliant range of spo...

Kids in wildlife and insect trails at Shorpshire Wildlife Trust in Shrewsbury

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Shropshire Wildlife Trust's aim is to give all children opportunities to enjoy being outside and discovering wildlife. There are  two kids' play...

Boys on Mystery Treasure Trail

The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Shrewsbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A great way of getting out and about exploring. The Shrewsbury self-guided Mystery themed Treasure Trail is perfect for kids aged 6 to 86! As you fol...

Diving boards at The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre in Shrewsbury

The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre

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

The Quarry's main leisure pool is one of the biggest in the county at a whopping 33m long! Within those broad shores it has 6 lanes, 3 diving boards,...

Kids in ball pit at Little Rascals Play Centre in Shrewsbury

Little Rascals Play Centre

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bring the kids down to Little Rascals Play Centre to explore the play wonderland at the most exciting indoor soft play centre for kids! Let the littl...

Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

Haughmond Hill

  • Shrewsbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There’s no better way to relax and shed off the daily stress than fresh air and a day out in nature! Get away from the big city and visit Haughmond H...

Boy jumping into foam pit at Go Jumpin

Jump In Trampoline Parks Shrewsbury

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

How high do they dare to go? The sky's the limit for your little fidgets at Jump in Trampoline Parks Shrewsbury with tonnes of tricky challenges and...

AMF Bowling Shrewsbury

AMF Bowling Shrewsbury

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bowling is already a classic activity, so why not bring back all the greats with Pacman, slot machines and more, all at AMF Bowling Shrewsbury? NB. S...

Wacky Warehouse The Two Henrys

Wacky Warehouse The Two Henrys

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Multi-level play frame plus family-friendly dining, or simply great fun and great food - this is what you get at the Wacky Warehouse - The Two Henrys...

Falcon at Battlefield Falconry Centre in Shrewsbury

Battlefield Falconry Centre

  • Shrewsbury
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Battlefield Falconry Centre has a wonderful collection of over 30 birds, and a good variety of species of owl, hawk, and falcon. Recent additions tha...

Person on high rope course at The Edge Adventure Activities in Much Wenlock

The Edge Adventure Activities

  • Much Wenlock
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

At The Edge Adventure Activities enjoy a huge range of activities customised for juniors including Quad Biking (minimum age 6) and Mountain Boarding...

Soft play frame at Mad Hatters in Church Stretton

Mad Hatters

  • Church Stretton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Step into the shoes of Alice and follow the white rabbit into the rabbit hole, right to Mad Hatters Church Stretton! This large indoor Wonderland-the...

Horse and carriage at Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Coalbrookdale

Ironbridge Gorge Museums

  • Coalbrookdale
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ironbridge Gorge Museums is home to 10 amazing interactive museums, adding up to an unforgettable experience for your whole family. Watch and talk to...

Raft boat at Shropshire Raft Tours in Ironbridge

Shropshire Raft Tours

  • Ironbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Shropshire Raft Tours is based on the River Severn, located in Ironbridge, Shropshire. The trips cover 2 kilometres with a round trip of 2 hours from...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Ironbridge Gorge Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Ironbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Explore an iconic World Heritage Site while busting a few clues on the Ironbridge Gorge Mystery Treasure Trail. It’s a career-making case in the most...

Toddlers playing at Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder in Telford

Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder

  • Telford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wacky Warehouse at the Bridge Builder offers an indoor adventure play structure for kids under 4ft9 in height and 10 years, plus enclosed toddle zone...

Train traveling at Telford Steam Railway

Telford Steam Railway

  • Telford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Telford Steam Railway is a volunteer operated preserved Steam Railway with friendly and informed help available and many interesting things to look a...

Boy playing laser tag at Jungleland Telford

Jungleland Telford5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Telford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

After a briefing in the control room, your future warriors over 5 years can pick up a laser gun and lightweight pack and get blasting! The atmospheri...

Person tubing at Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre

Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre

  • Telford
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

At Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre, the 85 metre slope (and nursery slope facility) provides skiing and snowboarding activities for adults and junio...

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