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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Telford

 From magical adventure to farmyard fun, there are plenty of cool and unique things to do in Telford for you and your little explorers.

Head to Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom, just four miles from the centre where you’ll find over 150 different species of animal. Your mini farmers-to-be will love the petting zoo, especially in spring when you’ll get the opportunity to bottle-feed the newborn lambs. There’s an indoor and outdoor play area, so rain needn’t stop the play!

If you’re after something a unique family attraction that will take your day out with the kids out of the ordinary, Wonderland is one of the best places to go in Telford. A magical woodland trail, with fairytale houses, fairground rides and a maze, it will take you on a journey you’ll remember for a long time.

Time travel sounds exciting? Then your next miyl day out in Telford should be at Blists Hill Victorian Town, a Victorian town come to life in modern days. As you walk along the quaint little streets, expect to meet old-time folk, plus the occasional chickens, pigs and other farm animals. Not something you get to see every day, is it? 

For a more wintery adventure, strap on your skis and take to the slopes at the Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre or, if you’ve got train lovers at home, jump on board the Telford Steam Railway for a gentle, scenic trip between Spring Village, Horsehay and Dawley.

Fancy a day trip from Telford, check out these great family days out in the West Midlands, recommended by award-winning  blogger and mom of three, Emma. 

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Cineworld Telford

Cineworld Telford

  • Telford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Bring some excitement into your day with a brilliant new film at Cineworld Telford. Share the magic of the big screen with your whole family at this...

Tenpin Telford

Tenpin Telford

  • Telford
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Spare yourself from the weekly grind with a visit to Tenpin Telford, for a laidback day full of swinging, sliding and strikes! At this bowling alley,...

People ice skating at Telford Ice Rink

Telford Ice Rink

  • Telford
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

If you're looking for good family fun, comfortable surroundings and a metaphorically warm welcome, then why not take a trip to Telford Ice Rink. Pare...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Telford

  • Telford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From the icy tundra to the bleached sands of the Sahara desert, films can take you almost anywhere! Go on an adventure at ODEON Telford. With 10 scre...

Entrance to Wonderland in Telford

Wonderland

  • Telford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

A woodland adventure awaits you at Wonderland for a day of true magic around every corner. Home to Snow White’s cottage, and the Crooked House you wi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sensory room at Pirates and Princesses in Telford

Pirates and Princesses

  • Telford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Pirates and Princesses  is full of fun activities to stimulate and engage children up to the age of 12, while the enchanting babies' and toddler's ar...

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town

  • Telford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step right into Queen Victoria’s time - swap the sight of cars & traffic jams for the authentic Blists Hill Victorian Town where old-time folk ge...

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...

Lynx at Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom in Telford

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Telford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

From bizarre British wildlife to rivers, rainforests and an African adventure there’s more than enough to keep the family entertained at Hoo Farm Ani...

Kids with toy airplanes at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford in Shifnal

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford

  • Shifnal
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is considered one of the leading attractions in the Midlands, with over 70 aircraft on display. It is open daily throu...

Kids with finished crafts at Paint and Create in Stockton

Paint and Create

  • Stockton
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Pick a colour and paint away! Paint and Create is for artists of all ages and abilities to get a bit messy. Tucked away alongside the Apley Farm Shop...

Indoor soft play frame at Piggs Playbarn in Norton

Piggs Playbarn

  • Norton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Pigg's Playbarn is an exciting place to come for adventure, exploration and excitement. An indoor and outdoor play area ideal for babies, toddlers an...

Outside view of hall at Weston Park Shifnal

Weston Park Shifnal

  • Shifnal
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

At Weston Park for children, there's the small matter of 1,000 acres of Parkland in which to play. And endless choice of special attractions includin...

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...

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