Best Things To Do & Days Out In Shropshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 575 fun things to do in Shropshire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Telford, Bridgnorth and Ludlow. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 410 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Shropshire 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 Shropshire 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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West Midland Safari Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bewdley
  • Outdoor
  • Safari Parks

Are you ready for an adventure, one that spans continents, species and millions of years? West Midland Safari Park has just the thing all wrapped up...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Acton Scott Working Farm

  • Church Stretton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Acton Scott Working Farm has long provided the opportunity to become familiar with the country life of yesteryear. Its Historic Working Farm is a won...

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...

Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Church Stretton
  • Outdoor
  • Cycling

Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre is set in 4 acres of beautiful Shropshire Countryside and offers unrivaled access into some of the UKs finest n...

Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World5 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 Zoo and...

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...

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...

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...

Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre

  • Shrewsbury
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre is a fully licensed family run centre, welcoming visitors of all ages and abilities. All treks are accompanied by...

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...

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...

Bridgnorth Endowed Leisure Centre

  • Bridgnorth
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

It’s essential to keep kids active and Bridgnorth Endowed Leisure Centre gets the job done with plenty of fun on offer. The sports hall has a tonne o...

Majestic Cinema

  • Bridgnorth
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

The Majestic, Bridgnorth, is a fine and all too rare example of a really artistic cinema, with great art deco features in screen one. Too good just t...

Bridgnorth Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Bridgnorth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bond had to start somewhere, so get your little spies out on the  Bridgnorth Spy Mission Treasure Trail. They’ll be legends in no time! Much like Bon...

The Sun Valley Canoeing Co

  • Bridgnorth
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

The Sun Valley Canoeing Company specialises, as the name suggests, in canoe trips for families in their Canadian style vessels, with an option for a...

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