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

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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Stafford

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Family on trail at Cannock Chase Visitor Centre in Stafford

Cannock Chase Visitor Centre

  • Cannock
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cannock Chase is home to beautiful green land and winding trails. Making it the perfect destination for a day of exploring. The Visitor Centre is a g...

Fennec Fox at Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone in Stafford

Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Over 750 animals live at the Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone, from friendly meerkats to mischievous monkeys and everything in-between. Go and vi...

Girl doing archery at Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre in Rugeley

Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre

  • Rugeley
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

If your kids are little adventurers then Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre is the place for you! There's lots of outdoor adventurous activities to g...

Kids doing pottery at World of Wedgwood in Barlaston

World of Wedgwood

  • Barlaston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

World of Wedgwood is a unique visitor experience celebrating the very best of British industrial and design heritage, set in 240 acres of beautiful S...

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...

Summer fun at Trentham Gardens

Trentham Gardens

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

With stunning gardens by top designers, one of the country's finest lakeside walks and a host of exciting activities there really is something for ev...

Steam Train at Foxfield Railway in Stoke on Trent

Foxfield Railway

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Built in the 1890s the Foxfield Railway is still going today, with strength and panache! Take one of the dozens of unique and well cared for steam or...

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