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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Stafford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1032 fun things to do in Stafford for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 765 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Stafford 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 Stafford 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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A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Stafford

  • Stafford
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The Hunt Fun Stafford trail is all about code cracking and clue busting, so slap on your thinking caps and get the whole gang to join the hunt. Getti...

Indoor soft play frame at The Play Shed in Stafford

The Play Shed

  • Stafford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

No one will be shedding any tears at The Play Shed in Stafford. Come and visit an indoor play and party centre that children won’t ever want to leave...

Tenpin Stafford

Tenpin Stafford

  • Stafford
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Swing on down to Tenpin, Stafford for a seriously slidey day out with friends and family. It’s a great opportunity to teach your little one how to pl...

Families outside Stafford Castle

Stafford Castle

  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The enthusiastic visitor centre here really brings Stafford Castle to life! The interior is designed to encourage a 'hands-on' approach to history; t...

Play at Brewers Fayre

  • Stafford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

They have a fully supervised Fun Factory on site here which offers multiple levels of modern adventure soft play and loads of fun features including...

A little girl at Go Ape

Go Ape Cannock5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Rugeley
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Based just north of Brum, Go Ape Cannock is home to award-winning Go Ape adventures for all the family (yes, small kids too!). It also has the longes...

Boy in ball pit at Wacky Warehouse - Catch Corner in Stafford

Wacky Warehouse - Catch Corner

  • Stafford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

In theWacky Warehouse at Catch Corner all kids up to 4ft9 (around 10 years) are welcome to play in the indoor adventure zone, set alongside the histo...

Wacky Warehouse The Barley Mow

Wacky Warehouse The Barley Mow5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Stafford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Finding a place to eat out with the kids isn’t easy. Keeping the little ones entertained is important, so Wacky Warehouse is the perfect addition to...

Owl flying at The Owl Experience in Haughton

The Staffordshire Owl Experience and Birds of Prey Rescue Centre

  • Haughton
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Get in a flap for The Staffordshire Owl Experience and Birds of Prey Rescue Centre : home to lots of friendly, feathery faces, and those are just the...

Outside view of Shugborough Estate in Stafford

Shugborough Estate

  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

At Shugborough Estate, you’ll have the chance to discover the secrets of a historic Georgian mansion and its inhabitants. The building is surrounded...

Kids by tractor at Lower Drayton Farm in Penkridge

Lower Drayton Farm

  • Penkridge
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Lower Drayton Farm is a family-friendly farm in Penkridge, near Stafford, jam-packed with fun activities for kids. Time to pull on your wellies and l...

Santa Special Steam Train at Amerton Railway in Stowe by Chartley

Amerton Railway

  • Stowe-by-Chartley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Amerton Railway is a 1 mile 2 foot gauge line, set in the rolling Staffordshire countryside in the grounds of the popular Amerton Working Farm. A...

Picnic area at Amerton Farm and Craft Centre in Stafford

Amerton Farm and Craft Centre

  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There’s so much to see and do at Amerton Farm and Craft Centre! Wildlife lovers can meet and feed the animals in the farmyard including cows, ponies,...

A little girl looking at a monkey at Trentham Monkey Forest in Staffordshire

Trentham Monkey Forest5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Trentham
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

If you go down to the woods today you won’t see a bear, but you will see a lot of monkeys at Trentham Monkey Forest! Set in 60 acres of ancient Staff...

Horses at Cannock Chase Horse Trekking in Stafford

Cannock Chase Horse Trekking

  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Kids can get in touch with nature by trotting, cantering and galloping around the Staffordshire countryside with Cannock Chase Horse Trekking. It doe...

Clip 'n Climb Stoke

Clip 'n Climb Stoke

  • Stone
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

If you want to go indoor climbing in Staffordshire, Clip 'n Climb Stoke is where you need to be! This great,family-friendly climbing centre features...

Toddler on trampoline at Flip Out Stoke in Stone

Flip Out Stoke

  • Stone
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Flip Out Stoke is fun for all the family! There is a massive warehouse full of interconnected trampolines so you can bounce, flip, fly and jump for h...

Racoon at Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre in Eccleshall

Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre

  • Eccleshall
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Step into the exotic at Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre. This animal rescue centre is a registered charity that offers sanctuary to exotic animals and bir...

Outside view of Wolseley Centre in Stafford

Wolseley Centre

  • Stafford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wolseley Centre is an ideal place for all ages to get back to nature, set in 26 acres of beautiful grounds that offers plenty for the kids to do. Bes...

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

Cannock Chase Forest

  • Rugeley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cannock Chase Forest is all about back to basics fun. Whether that be fishing, cycling, orienteering or horse riding, your brood are sure to enjoy ge...

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