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Discover Great Activities for the Kids

Keeping the kids entertained can be a full-time job, so to make life simpler for you we’ve created a list of the best child-friendly activities around the UK. From days out to theme parks, exciting learning opportunities and fun things to do in the great outdoors, there’s something for all kids up to the age of 13. Find your region below to find out what’s in store for your family.

We’ve suggested suitable age ranges for each activity, but most will have something for all the family.

Wales

  • The Swansea Treasure Trail (Swansea) Age 10-13
  • Team Sport Indoor Karting (Cardiff) Age 10-13
  • Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre Age 10-13
  • National Museum Cardiff Age 10-13
  • Go Air (Cardiff) Age 10-13
  • Cardiff International White Water Age 10-13
  • Boulders and Climbing centre Age 10-13
  • Caerphilly Castle Age 10-
  • Go Ape (Margam) Age 10-13
  • Castell Coch Age 10-13
  • Celtic Manor (Newport) Age 10-13
  • Ice Arena Wales (Cardiff) Age 7-9
  • Rhondda Heritage Park (Rhondda Cynon Taff) Age 7-9
  • JumpINGym Adventure (Bridgend) Age 7-9
  • Ants Inya Pants Age 7-9
  • Whirlikidz Age 7-9
  • Techniquest Age 7-9
  • Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran Age 7-9
  • Barafundle Bay (Stackpole) Age 4-6
  • Dinosaur Park (Tenby) Age 7-9
  • Mambo's Play Centre Age 4-6
  • Maxime Cinema (Blackwood) Age 4-6
  • Green Meadow Community Farm Age 4-6
  • The LC Aquapark (Swansea) Age 4-6
  • The Magic of Life Butterfly House (Aberystwyth) Age 0-3
  • Sadie and Franks Kids Centre (Bridgend) Age 0-3
  • Warren Mill Farm Age 0-3
  • Wiggley's Fun Farm Age 0-3

South West

  • Stanton Park (Swindon) Age 10-13
  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall (Falmouth) Age 10-13
  • We are Curious (Bristol) Age 10-13
  • Wild Place Age 10-13
  • Cotswold Motoring Museum Age 10-13
  • Museum of Computing Age 10-13
  • Screech Owl Sanctuary (St. Columb) Age 10-13
  • Monkey World (Wareham) Age 7-9
  • Oceanarium (Bournemouth) Age 7-9
  • Old MacDonald's Farm (Padstow) Age 7-9
  • Birdland Park and Gardens Age 7-9
  • Adventure Wonderland Age 7-9
  • The Lacock Spy Mission Treasure Trail Age 7-9
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park Age 7-9
  • St Michaels Mount (Marazion) Age 7-9
  • Longleat Safari Age 7-9
  • Paradise Park (Hayle) Age 4-6
  • Newquay Zoo (Newquay) Age 4-6
  • Devon's Crealy Adventure Park (Tredinnick) Age 4-9
  • Cornwall's Camel Creek Adventure Park Age 4-6
  • PlaySpace Age 4-6
  • Tumbling Teds Playhouse (Newton Abbot) Age 0-3
  • Fun City at Brean Leisure Park (Burnham-on-sea) Age 4-6
  • Orca Sea Safaris (Falmouth) Age 0-3
  • Seaquarium (Weston-Super-Mare) Age 0-3
  • The Camel Centre (Helston) Age 0-3

South East

  • Thorpe Park (Chertsey) Age 10-13
  • Speckys Pirate Ship (Guildford) Age 10-13
  • Hellfire Caves Age 10-13
  • Birdworld (Farnham) Age 10-13
  • Snozone Milton Keynes Age 10-13
  • Go Jumpin Age 10-13
  • AirKix Age 10-13
  • Royal Navy Submarine Museum (Gosport) Age 10-13
  • Bowlplex Oxford (Oxford) Age 7-9
  • Canterbury Heritage Museum (Canterbury) Age 7-9
  • Si5 Spy Mission Age 7-9
  • Blenheim Palace (Woodstock) Age 7-9
  • The Look Out Discovery Centre Age 7-9
  • Chessington World of Adventure Age 7-9
  • Didcot Wave Leisure Pool (Didcot) Age 4-6
  • Snakes and Ladders (Abingdon) Age 7-9
  • Beaver Water World (Tatsfield) Age 4-6
  • Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm Park Age 4-6
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens Age 4-6
  • Crocodiles of the World (Brize Norton) Age 4-6
  • Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery Age 4-6
  • 360 Play Age 4-6
  • LegoLand Age 4-6
  • Washbrooks Family Farm (Hassocks) Age 0-3
  • Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary (Wallingford) Age 4-6
  • Bekonscot Age 0-3
  • Whizz Kidz Age 0-3
  • Millets Farm Centre (Abingdon) Age 0-3
  • Farmer Gows Activity Farm (Farringdon) Age 0-3

London

  • Clue Quest Age 10-13
  • Sea World (Centre of London) Age 10-13
  • Harry Potter Experience Age 10-13
  • Surrey Docks Farm Age 7-9
  • Hampton Pool (Hampton) Age 10-13
  • Eddie Catz (Wimbledon) Age 7-9
  • West End Shows: The Lion King Age 7-9
  • Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground Age 7-9
  • KidSpace Age 7-9
  • Childrens Centre: Discover Childrens Story Centre Age 4-6
  • London Zoo Age 4-6
  • Gambado (Chelsea) Age 4-6
  • Museums: Science museum, V&A Museum of Childhood Age 4-6
  • Play centres: Bramleys Big Adventure Age 0-3
  • Clown Town indoor play centre (Finchley) Age 0-3
  • Baby Music Class Age 0-3
  • Battersea Park Childrens Zoo (Battersea) Age 0-3
  • Brooks Farm (Waltham Forest) Age 0-3

Eastern

  • Naze Tower (Walton-on-the-Naze) Age 10-13
  • Wild Tracks (Newmarket) Age 10-13
  • Sutton Hoo (Woodbridge) Age 10-13
  • Glass and Craft (Hadleigh) Age 10-13
  • Go Ape Forest Segway (Brandon) Age 10-13
  • Chantry Park (Ipswich) Age 7-9
  • Framlingham Castle (Framlingham) Age 7-9
  • Planet Laser (Bury St. Edmunds) Age 7-9
  • Crown Pools (Ipswich) Age 4-6
  • Fun 2 Play (Thetford) Age 4-6
  • Africa Alive (Lowersoft) Age 4-6
  • Holt Country Park (Holt) Age 4-6
  • Bure Valley Railway (Aylisham) Age 0-3
  • Playbarn (Poringland) Age 0-3
  • SeaLife Centre Great Yarmouth (Gr. Yarmouth) Age 0-3
  • Norwich Castle (Norwich) Age 0-3

Midlands

  • Wheel Gate Park Age 10-13
  • Teme Ludlow (Ludlow) Age 10-13
  • Adrenaline Alley (Corby) Age 10-13
  • Boston Bowl (Boston) Age 10-13
  • Ancaster Karting (Grantham) Age 10-13
  • Sundown Adventure Age 7-9
  • Chestnut Centre Age 7-9
  • Shakespeare’s School and Guildhall Age 7-9
  • Barn Studio Ceramics (Solihull) Age 7-9
  • Sector 7 Laser (Stafford) Age 7-9
  • Playmania Indoor Play centre (Mansfield) Age 7-9
  • Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama (Nottingham) Age 4-6
  • The Bubble Car Museum (Boston) Age 4-6
  • Splash Leisure Pool (Rushden) Age 4-6
  • Oceans of play Age 4-6
  • Pleasure Island (Cleethorpes) Age 4-6
  • The Beach Hut (Cannock) Age 0-3
  • Planet Bounce (Nottingham) Age 0-3
  • The Big Play Barn (Tamworth) Age 0-3
  • Skegness Aquarium (Skegness) Age 0-3
  • Tumble Town Play Centre Age 0-3
  • Chucklebutties Age 0-3
  • Lanky Bill's Fun Shack Age 0-3
  • Pirates Play Age 0-3

Yorkshire

  • York's Chocolate Story (York) Age 10-13
  • Sportsman Inn and Leisure (Halifax) Age 10-13
  • Red House (Cleckheaton) Age 10-13
  • Flamingo Land (Malton) Age 10-13
  • Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park (Huddersfield) Age 7-9
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park (Doncaster) Age 7-9
  • Jungle Kids (Leeds) Age 7-9
  • The Ice Factor (York) Age 7-9
  • Peasholm Park (Scarborough) Age 4-6
  • Tenpin York (York) Age 4-6
  • One Stop Golf (Hull) Age 4-6
  • Talon Falconry (Ripon) Age 4-6
  • Blue kangaroo play and party centre (Hull) Age 0-3
  • Pot a Doodle Doo (Bridlington) Age 4-6
  • Candy Kingdom (Bridlington) Age 0-3
  • Twiggy's Play (Thirsk) Age 0-3
  • The Fun Run (Goole) Age 0-3

North West

  • Eclipse Leisure Centre (Workington ) Age 10-13
  • Laser Land (Chorley) Age 10-13
  • Go Ape (Whinlatter) Age 10-13
  • Boulder UK (Blackburn) Age 10-13
  • Lyme Park (Disley) Age 7-9
  • Home of Rest for Old Horses (Isle of Man) Age 7-9
  • Gym Junior (Nantwich) Age 7-9
  • Fun2B (Warrington) Age 4-6
  • Tower Of Fun (Oldham) Age 7-9
  • MFA Bowl Blackpool (Blackpool) Age 4-6
  • Chester Zoo (Chester) Age 4-6
  • Turbary Woods (Preston) Age 4-6
  • Toyfields (Leigh) Age 0-3
  • Fun Time (Liverpool) Age 0-3
  • The Lowry (Salford Quays) Age 0-3
  • Giddy Kids Play Centre (Preston) Age 0-3

North East

  • Infinite Air (Durham) Age 10-13
  • Vinodolanda (Hexham) Age 10-13
  • Krazy Kingdom (Annfield Plain) Age 10-13
  • Fun City (Stockton-on-Trees) Age 7-9
  • Planet Leisure (Newton Aycliffe) Age 10-13
  • Oriental Museum (Durham) Age 7-9
  • Farne Islands (Sea houses) Age 7-9
  • Pots and Paws (Rothbury) Age 7-9
  • Diggerland Durham (Durham) Age 4-6
  • Falconry Days (Hexham) Age 4-6
  • Splash (Stockton-on-Trees) Age 4-6
  • Puddle Ducks (Ponteland) Age 4-6
  • Dragonflies (Durham) Messy Plays Age 0-3
  • Horden Welfare Park (Horden) Age 0-3
  • Under the Sea (Darlington) Age 0-3
  • Treasure Island (Morpeth) Age 0-3

Scotland

  • Battle of Bannockburn (Glasgow) Age 10-13
  • Sky High Trampolining (Falkirk) Age 10-13
  • Go Ape ( Aberfoyle) Age 10-13
  • Treasure Trails (Stirling) Age 10-13
  • Rednock Trekking (Stirling) Age 7-9
  • Codonas Amusement Park (Aberdeen) Age 7-9
  • The Time Capsule (Coatbridge) Age 7-9
  • Adventure Planet (Cumbernauld) Age 4-6
  • Zetland Park - Tennis Courts (Grangemouth) Age 7-9
  • Beach Leisure Centre (Aberdeen) Age 4-6
  • Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow) Age 4-6
  • The Peak (Stirling) Age 0-3
  • Kool Kids (Insch) Age 4-6
  • Seaton Park (Aberdeen) Age 0-3
  • Cadgers Brae (Falkirk) Age 0-3
  • Yoga Bellies, Aquatinters: Mummy and Tattler Bonding Classes Age 0-3

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