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Places to go and things to do with your baby, toddler, children and family LOCAL to you. Find great places to go and fun things to do with your baby, toddler and all the family.

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01 September 2015

Abbey Park is an ideal place for a family day out, with plenty to keep people of all ages amused, plus it is free to visit. The setting includes a natural terrace with excellent views over the river Avon from the higher levels. There are plenty of open grassy areas, a lily pool, and lots of lovely...

All Things Wild Nature Centre provides a fun, interactive and educational environment for everyone to get back to nature! All Things Wild opened in March 2012 with the aim of providing an all-weather family attraction and allow people of all ages to enjoy the amazing things that nature can bring....

The refurbished play area has a wide range of play equipment to offer a variety of physical and interactive challenges for all ages. Leisure facilities include: an enclosed children's play area; climbing space net for the older children; circular footpath (1.1 miles); walled garden, 9 hole crazy go...

We are a small, family owned childrens farm, operating for over 30 years! With lots of friendly farm animals, we are mostly undercover so weather does not cause US any problems! Ideal for all visitors who love animals and wish to have close contact with them. Plenty of handwashing facilities, am...

WOOP WOOP! Baby Sensory runs throughout the summer. Baby Splash and Rainforest Adventures await as we prepare an impressive line up so summer specials across the area! Our Summer Sizzlers are now available to book online and run as follows: Tuesdays – Blackheath, 3 week mini course from 21 July w...

Thirteen huge and incredibly life-like animatronic Big Bugs will make the Zoo their home for six months this summer, bringing bug-tastic larger than life fun and excitement to all. The new residents will include some of the world’s most popular species, such as the 7-spot ladybird, Mexican Red Kn...

Brimham Rocks Discover an amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations to explore and study, which makes a great day out for inquisitive families, as well as climbers and shutterbugs after magnificent views over Nidderdale. Kids can let their imaginations run wild as the whole family e...

I am a new author of children's books who takes great pride in self illustrating as well. I donate all profits from the sales of my books which I sell on Ebay to wildlife charities. My books are about a loveable new kind of creature called a Bush-hog. He often gets mistaken for a hedgehog even thoug...

The park is a special place as it houses Coventry's only castle remains, that of Caludon Castle set admist 24 acres of beautiful park land forming a unique urban oasis. The park is a great place to relax and enjoy the open space as well walk around a 14th century ruin and historic site. The br...

Take part in fun, drop-in candle dipping workshops in the Goods Shed at Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge and make your own beautifully coloured candle to take home. Sessions will take place daily between Saturday 18th July and Sunday 6th September from 10.15am until 1pm and again betwe...

We have a jungle gym play garden for children and animals grazing throughout the estate. We have many children’s events being held throughout the year, from teddy bears picnics to Easter egg hunts. One particular favourite is our AMazing Christmas experience, where a special visitor can be seen in ...

It is the perfect location for a fun filled family day out or a relaxing picnic out in the fresh air. We have a childrens play area designed for children under 12 and a climbing forest out in the woods especially made for children over 8. The bird hide is fully accessible and a great way for child...

With seven unique galleries including an enchanting toy collection, the museum is a nostalgic journey through the 20th century, making it a vintage day out for the whole family to enjoy. The museum is bulging with great cars, quaint caravans, precarious looking motorcycles, enamel signs and an intr...

Curious About Bath is an exciting way of discovering how this elegant Edwardian city became what it is today. Enjoy the walks separately, or join them together to form one longer walk, depending on how many distractions divert you, and your available time and energy! Be entertained and challenged, ...

The last surviving tea clipper and the fastest and greatest of her time, she is a living testimony to the bygone, glorious days of sail and, most importantly, a monument to those that lost their lives in the merchant service. Venture aboard and beneath one of the world’s most famous ships. Walk alo...

You can choose from pottery, plaster, Decopatch, make-a-bear and glass fusing. We run workshops and after school classes throughout the year. We are the perfect venue for a party or celebration and offer different packages to suit. We have a beautiful range of baby keepsakes, all lovingly made by ...

Naughty rabbits have stolen lots of Gardener Ned's prize fruit and veg. Help him find them and win a prize. Suitable for children.
Booking Not Needed

Normal Admission Charges Apply

Suitable for Groups

Time: 10am to 4pm

Gates open: 10am

Last admission time: 4pm

Child £2

With breathtaking scenery, epic zip wires and hours of fun. We think everyone has the Go Ape spirit just waiting to be unleashed! There’s no greater rush than the great outdoors, so whether your tribe is a birthday party, or simply a day out with the kids, we make our courses as fun and as accessib...

Physical fun at it's best! Go Bananas has something for the whole family from tiny tots to hulking great 10 year olds! Whiz your way down the cool wavy Astra slide to race your friends, swoosh down the half pipe into the immense ball pool, wibble across the wobbly bridge and jump the star burst clo...

Miniature train rides set in the beautiful surroundings of Chester's Grosvenor Park. Only a few minutes walk from the city centre. The railway runs Diesel and occasionally Steam trains around a quarter mile circuit, over the long wooden viaduct, round the pond full of Ducks, Moorhens and a large wh...

These include Western World, The Lost World, Smuggler's Wharf and Lilliput Land and more! All of which combine to keep even the most active of children occupied for a full day. No Gulliver's park would be complete without its resident characters, Gully and Gilly Mouse and all their friends, includi...

Visit us for Free to immerse yourself and your family in arts, history and culture. With a selection of permanent galleries and temporary exhibition spaces, along with a whole host of ongoing workshops and events, the Herbert offers a great day out. Our fantastic family offer was recognised when we ...

Our classes bring storytime to life, taking drama techniques and applying them to the telling of tales. Classes begin with a magical story performed by Mama Hoglet herself, followed by games, songs, fun craft and play – whilst explaining the techniques used and how you can take them home and make...

Our classes bring storytime to life, taking drama techniques and applying them to the telling of tales. Classes begin with a magical story performed by Mama Hoglet herself, followed by games, songs, fun craft and play – whilst explaining the techniques used and how you can take them home and make...

Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem - kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a cr...

Horse Play offers indoor adventure play, with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with separate kids' menu.
For kids up to 4ft9.

Childbirth can, and should be one of the most empowering and positive events in your life – one you want to remember fondly and look back on with positive memories. Yet so many women build up fear and anticipation of their impending birth until they cause themselves to suffer from extreme levels of ...

IPlay Soft Play We at i-play feel privileged to offer the little people of Bristol together with their parents and carers a safe yet challenging and exciting indoor play arena, perfect for building confidence. Come and try out our two storey bespoke play frame that includes giant balls, slides an...

Jam Jam Boomerang is a brilliant spot for letting kids have a physical play adventure while you can watch from a safe distance and listen to the stories when the come up for air! For the under 4 year olds there's a fantastic 2 floor play frame packed with fun features and great for the pre schooler...

After the success of last summer's events, Summer at Arley is back with so much to look forward to! Kids go free all summer long! From Monday 20th July to Sunday 6th September. There is so much to do, you won't need to worry about keeping the kids entertained! With different activities running on...

Adventurous kids under 4ft9 can rampage through the main play frame, full of modern versions of classic play features plus a large snake flume slide and immense waterfall drop slide (this only available at certain times as it’s so big it has to be supervised!).

From 18th July, follow our Ladybird & Bug Trail clues around Rays Farm. Complete the trail and earn a prize and a chance to win a family ticket to Rays Farm

Stretching across London, Essex and Hertfordshire for 10,000 acres, Lee Valley Regional Park is a mecca for outdoor lovers with great walking routes, white water rafting, horse riding, fishing, bird watching, golf, climbing, athletics, nature reserves, camp sites and wonderful miles of wide open spa...

Suitable for children and adults, you could be jumping into the sky to catch a trapeze, climbing a giant ladder, riding a zip wire or problem solving closer to the ground the next. Whichever activities you choose, with the help of our expert technicians and with the support of your friends we promis...

The smaller area features soft and developmental toys and activities plus room to crawl and toddle, while the main frame is packed with all the fun features the kids know to expect, like ball pool and slides, tunnels and bridges, squashy stairs and loads of padding. Classic fun! The seating area ha...

This is great for all the family as they offer junior bikes and trailer bikes too. A great way to see more is to jump on board the 7.8m rib for a tour around the local islands or to take a guided segway tour around the grounds. If you want some fun in the fresh air with your family, have a go at t...

A magnificent 17th Century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, with spectacular views across the city

The pump room side has an extensive fenced play area, and a Peacock Palace (which as well as the aforementioned includes guinea pigs, lop eared rabbits, chipmunks and fancy birds). The toilets are close to this play area. The award winning central cross cafe is along the footpath from the stone ...

Helpful if you've got overexcitable kids! Absolute beginners can pick up some friendly expert lessons here, plus those who have some natural skill and want to take it a bit further can access speciality lessons in figure skating, ice dancing, ice hockey and speed skating! Each of the disciplines na...

If you have ever wondered how stars and planets are born, what astronomers do during the daytime or even about our place in the universe, the interactive Weller Astronomy Galleries will help you unravel the mysteries of the cosmos. A thoroughly entertaining and educational day out!

Here are the top ten things to see and do: 1. Explore maze world: the largest collection of permanent mazes in the UK 2. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the Wild Walks from the tree top trails 3. Let Sol, the talking sunflower, take you on a fascinating journey through the natural world in the intera...

Play Planet offers a nice big 3 floor play space with loads of lightly outer space themed features to exercise and entertain the kids, including iterations of all the classics like slides and ball pools, climbing nets and space to run. There's a special little spot just for the small ones, with sof...

The park has been landscaped with modern techniques to recreate an 18th century park including traditional style follies, which include a vintage gypsy caravan and a traditional Wendy House structure with wooden toys in. You will also see over 50 types of creature wandering about including peacocks ...

From aerial climbing to the fast and furious slides, there is something for everyone including a fun toddler soft play area with ball pool. Outside visitors can enjoy mini golf, maze, giant fort, boating lake, JCB dig and play or get up close with the friendly farmyard animals, cuddly rabbits and g...

A Pyjama Drama class takes children on exciting adventures where their imagination has the starring role. Every day during the summer holiday we are delivering Pyjama Drama sessions for children 18 months up to 2 ½ years (Raindrops) and for children 2 ½ years up to 5 years (Rainbows). A 5 week...

Treat the kids to a literal blast at Quasar Elite Bromley, where you can play laser tag, the terrific zero contact war game played with infra red laser guns! Essentially you have to shoot the opposing team more than they shoot you, plus destroy their base to win the battle!

There are also beautiful gardens and a deer park which the smalls will love and a large tropical plant collection. Ripley Castle Guides have tailor-made a tour especially for children. These tours are entertaining, engaging and fun and available at 11.45am and 1.45pm every Saturday and Sunday betwe...

A fascinating, hands-on guide to gunpowder, big bangs, weapons and warfare too. There is 300 years of explosive history brought to life through film, exhibitions and interactive displays. Explore the Armoury with over 200 historic fire-arms and visit the Rocket Vault where you will be able to see s...

Whether you love lionfish, prefer pufferfish or are mad about moray eels, you'll find them all here! There's the Tropical Reef Zone that is home to the beautiful, and in some cases dangerous, reef dwelling fish. In our Rainforest River, you'll come face to face with the notorious red bellied piranha...

The delightful Severn Valley Railway is a full size railway service running regular steam-hauled passenger trains between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, largely along the scenic River Severn. You may join the line from several stations, not just the one marked here as the address! Highlights include...

Set in 150 acres of glorious Herefordshire countryside, Shortwood Farm is a rural idyll, attracting visitors from all over the country. With its wide array of activities, countless educational benefits, and a truly personal approach, Shortwood really does cater for everybody. The farm has enjoyed...

Skool Kidz provides fun and stimulating care for children during all school holidays, in a safe and friendly environment managed by professional staff. We offer exciting trips out and themed days. This year we've included in our itinerary; beach days, a boat trip, Avon Valley Country Park, a farm...

Located only eight miles from the picturesque Broadway, the castle has played an important role in Englandâs history, boasting royal connections that stretch back over 1,000 years. It is also the only private castle in England to have a queen buried within the grounds. The last of Henry VIIIâs six ...

Make the most of your summer holiday with a trip to Rays Farm. Set in Shropshire's lovely countryside, meet our friendly animals and birds, explore Fairytale forest, join in all our summer activities and relax with a cream tea. With plenty of play areas for all ages, it will be a very quiet journey ...

Collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre then hunt for clues as you walk around Ferry Meadows. Return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize.

Time: 10am-3pm
Cost: 50p

This event is on surfaced paths and suitable for all abilities including wheelchair users and buggies.

Join Superworm on his forest adventure at Wendover Woods. Wiggle along the self-led trail and complete lots of Superworm themed activities along the way! The trail will be open from 13 March to 31 October. No booking is required*, and it's suitable for ages three to eight. You will find ten panel...

Planted over twenty years ago by brothers Lindsay and Edward Heyes, the fun of the a-Mazing Hedge Puzzle has made it Herefordshire's most popular private tourist attraction.
People from all over the world have enjoyed finding out about mazes through the millennia.

The Core is the new name for Herefordshire Roller Skating club and is primarily a Roller Rink, but also offers laser tag games, an Archery Club, and a Futsal Club. It has the first permanent skate rink in the heart of the city and holds regular roller skating sessions, which are a really fun way to...

Located in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museums mesmerising array of Kinetic Art and Automata has been handcrafted by some of the cleverest and craziest inventors in the world. There are buttons to press, handles to turn, lights, colours, weird sounds and l...

The Play Centre at Edmonton Leisure is a bright and colourful adventure soft play facility which offers a safe environment where your children can play, explore, make friends and get loads and loads of exercise.

BHS approved The Playmate Childrens Riding School welcoming 2 to 12 year olds for fun style lessons in the all weather school, with 40 acres of farm land for riding in the summer, show jumps and outside play area.

The Royal Pump Room Museum is a small family friendly museum where you can discover Harrogate's spa history in the displays. You can borrow a family backpack, try the mystery object game or complete the spa trail to discover what it would be like to be a visitor 100 years ago. You could also inves...

From the earliest days of Muffin the Mule and Watch with Mother to the multi-channel world of today, generations of children have fallen in love with the characters and stories brought to life on the small screen. The exhibition traces the fascinating history of children’s television, bringing to...

It has a huge play area for all age ranges including a small area with toddler slides, a tellytubbie style mound with tunnel and swings. For older children there is a wooden fortress, tyres swings and other large pieces of sturdy wooden equipment. There are 4 tennis courts, pitch and putt and crazy...

The Warehouse Climbing Centre is set over 5 floors with dedicated spaces for climbing, bouldering and children’s activities. The Digi wall, Auto belay room and kids bouldering area offer a unique range of activities where children can learn, keep fit, grow in confidence and most importantly have fu...

Thinktank is about us, our world and the way we live in it. Thinktank is like nothing you've ever seen before, because Thinktank is a brand new way of looking at the past, the present and the future. Every area has been designed to bring knowledge alive whatever your age.

Join a drop-in tile decorating workshop held Tuesdays 6, 13, 20 and 27 January. Suitable for all ages from pre-school children to adult, the workshops use the Victorian tube lining technique to produce ceramic pieces; perhaps a collection of coasters, a circular door plaque or a gift for a loved one...

Children are welcome until 9pm, there is a full kids’ menu and there’s also a beer garden set aside just for families. With a main frame spanning several floors and incorporating loads of classic adventure play equipment there’s plenty to do, all great developmental activities for physical and soci...

The Wacky Warehouse at the Squinting Cat has loads of cool adventure play equipment jammed into a giant climbing frame that will entertain the kids aged 6 months to 10 years (or up to 4ft9) for hours. Naturally the play area also incorporates an enclosed play zone for babies and toddlers, offering ...

Walks with Hawks gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with some amazingly beautiful birds of prey. The Hawk Walk will introduce you to the ancient art of Falconry as you walk through the countryside with the hawks following and then gliding on to your gloved fist when raised! You ...

rom crawling through a giant trunk tunnel to sitting in a leafy hammock or looking down on the world from our birds nest tree home our new Exploratree play area for young children and toddlers (five and under) is about providing fun hands-on engaging activities that connect families with trees. As s...

Free-range fun for all the family at White Post Farm! One of the East Midlands’ most popular visitor attractions. The farm’s open every day of the year (Apart from Christmas Day & Boxing Day!) and with lots to do, rain or shine, it’s perfect for family days out, school trips and birthday parties. ...

At Winkies children's play and party centre you will find: Winkies Town: a unique child sized house and shops where children can play and explore using their imaginations, developing their social and interactive skills. Happy Kids Computers: touch screen computers that challenge children's menta...

Wye Valley Miniature Golf is part of a group of attractions in Symonds Yat West, which includes Wye Valley Butterfly Farm, Laser Ops, and the aMazing Hedge Puzzle! This is worth noting as If you visit either of these attractions first, you will get all your rounds at half price! This pleasant outdo...

Wye Valley Warfare Laser Ops is a great way to have some adrenaline fuelled fun with the kids in a fantastic Close Quarter Battleground, using clever laser technology and can even tag you through leafy cover! Laser tag is a fun tactical game that the kids will love, with a Special Operations twist,...