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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Ilam

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1213 fun things to do in Ilam for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 917 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Ilam 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 Ilam 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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Two kids sat on a side of a hill at Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Breath in the fresh country air as you stroll through the beautiful IIam Park, Doverdale and the Peak District. Your little ones will love hopping ov...

Peak Wildlife Park

Peak Wildlife Park

  • Leek
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Have you ever tried to walk like a penguin? Or jump like a lemur? Well you’ll be able to practice at Peak Wildlife Park. Get up close to the animals...

Family on Murder Mystery Trail

Ashbourne Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The road to whodunit is long and tough, but with the right detectives the truth will out! Be the ones to crack the case on the Ashbourne Mystery Trea...

Boys on water slide at The Alton Towers Waterpark

The Alton Towers Waterpark

  • Alton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Combine two days out in one or simply have a splashtacular time in the tropical seas of Staffordshire at The Alton Towers Waterpark. This waterpark h...

Creek at Cotton Dell in Stoke on Trent

Cotton Dell

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cotton Dell is a lovely place to get away from it all and get back to nature with the kids. Stroll along a magical stream and listen to the soothing...

People windsurfing on lake at Carsington Sports and Leisure in Ashbourne

Carsington Sports and Leisure

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

There's a 90 minute taster on offer for families to try out stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking! No excuse not to find to you...

Carsington Water

Carsington Water

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Take your family to Carsington-Water - the 9th largest reservoir in the UK, and discover the beautiful nature around it. There are 3 cycling and 3 wa...

A train at Churnet Valley Railway Station

Churnet Valley Railway

  • Froghall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Churnet Valley Railway takes you on a journey back to the classic days of railway travel on a lovely rural line that passes right through beautif...

Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Crich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Go back in time with Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire and take a ride on a vintage tram, running alongside a period street, and climbing up a mile...

Family petting horse at Chatsworth House & Farmyard in Bakewell

Chatsworth House & Farmyard5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Bakewell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Chatsworth House and Farmyard is home to the Duke of Devonshire, as well as all sorts of unexpected treats like zip wires, face painting and Princess...

Go Ape Buxton

Go Ape Buxton

  • Buxton
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Find your peak at Go Ape Buxton, the Peak District’s ultimate adventure destination! It’s one of the highest Go Ape courses in the whole of the UK, s...

Indoor soft play frame at Leaps and Bounds in Leek

Leaps and Bounds

  • Leek
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Leaps and Bounds is a clean, safe and friendly indoor play centre offering a great place for the whole family to relax and have fun whatever the weat...

Indoor soft play frame at The Play Mill in Bonsall

The Play Mill

  • Bonsall
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Mill offers other activities as well as those listed above. During term time there is Drama on Monday mornings, Dancing on Tuesday afternoon...

Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills allows you to step back in time, from the moment you ‘clock in' with your entrance tickets and experience t...

Toddler soft play area at Tree Top Tumble in Bath

Tree Top Tumble

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tree Top Tumble Tree Top Tumble is aimed at 6 year olds and under which is located on Level 1 of the Shopping village. Kids eat free in our Derwent R...

Visitors on Cycle Monorail ride at Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath

Gulliver's Kingdom

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

For non-stop adventure, specifically aimed at children aged 2 to 13, visit Gulliver’s Kingdom in Derbyshire. There are plenty of rides to choose from...

Kids playing Nerf War at Nerf Zone Matlock Bath

Nerf Zone Matlock Bath

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Sharpen your shooting skills at Nerf Zone Matlock, Bath, which is part of Gulliver’s Kingdom Matlock, Bath but a separate, paid for attraction. Suita...

Boy playing at Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath

Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Experience your own action-packed adventure with the kids at Gulliver's Blast Arena Matlock Bath. Take part in 3 indoor live shooting games in 1 hour...

Girls in Temple Mine at Matlock Bath

Temple Mine

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

The Peak District Mining Museum and Temple Mine are related attractions either side of the road, with a great combo ticket discount scheme to encoura...

Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

Peak District Lead Mining Museum

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Peak District Lead Mining Museum gives you a great chance to explore the fascinating history of the lead mining industry in Derbyshire, and of the fa...

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