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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Shrewsbury

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 642 fun things to do in Shrewsbury 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 – 465 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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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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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nesscliffe Hill Country Park

  • Oswestry
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Nesscliffe Hill Country Park offers an immodest patch of heath and wood lands the same size as 140 football pitches for your family to explore includ...

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...

View from Hawkstone Park Follies in Shrewsbury

Hawkstone Park Follies

  • Shrewsbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Some of the magnificent Hawkstone Park Follies highlights include Grotto Hill, where you can explore a pitch-dark labyrinth of ancient mines cut into...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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