Days Out Hertfordshire


Adventure Island Play Barn - Sawbridgeworth
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Adventure Island Play Barn - Sawbridgeworth
The main play area is equipped with a uniquely "barnyard" themed play frame and we have a larger than usual under 3s “underwater” themed area . We have a drop slide, a curly...
Aldenham Country Park
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Aldenham Country Park
The Park and Farm is open every day of the year with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It includes the following attractions: 175 acres of woodland Meadows and reservoir ...
Aquasplash
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Aquasplash
Planet Ice and AquaSplash in Hemel Hempstead combines an exciting indoor water theme park set in a tropical themed Aztec jungle with a fun ice rink. Holiday Timetable ...
Ashridge Estate
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Ashridge Estate
Vast swathe of beautiful woodlands and chalk downland at the north end of the Chiltern Hills. Don't miss Super panoramas from Ivinghoe Beacon and the Duke of Bridgewater Monument Great...
Berkhamsted Castle
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Berkhamsted Castle
Opening Times 29 April 2017 - 24 March 2018 Open summer, daily 10:00 - 18:00, winter 10:00 - 16:00. Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Big Space Indoor Play Centre - Harpenden
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Big Space Indoor Play Centre - Harpenden
Big Space aims to engage the whole family! Light airy building, with great visibility into 300 square meters of play equipment. Mums and Dads get: Fantastic coffee lounge with comfy seating for...
Bury Lane Fun barn - Melbourn
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Bury Lane Fun barn - Melbourn
Bury Lane Fun Barn is fantastic for kids up to aged 3-10 with a range of great facilities to explore, have fun on and even learn from.The main adventure play area is suitable for kids aged 0-13yrs...
Cassiobury Park
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Cassiobury Park
Cassiobury Park is the largest public open space in Watford comprising of over 190 acres (77 hectares) of green space stretching from Watford town centre to woodland and countryside to the west...
Celtic Harmony Camp - Brickendon
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Celtic Harmony Camp - Brickendon
Step into Celtic times for a great day out at Celtic Harmony Camp, an Iron Age village near Hertford. You can try your hand at Longbow Archery, Celtic cookery in the Chieftain Roundhouse, then...
Cheeky Monkeys Jungle Adventure
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Cheeky Monkeys Jungle Adventure
Indoor fun for all ages open 7 days a week including bank holidays! There are also party options and an outdoor area with bouncy castle and slide.
Clay With Carole
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Clay With Carole
Carole runs classes in an informal, friendly manner, teaching individually or in small groups as students’ work and skills progress. A range of different ceramic, sculptural and decorative...

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Disco Duck and Dance-Beat Classes
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Disco Duck and Dance-Beat Classes
Fun and Funky dance classes for children from the age of 18 months. A funky dance class using the loveable Duck character.  Disco Duck will continue his journey from his Pre-School classes to...
DJ's Jungle Adventure - St Albans
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DJ's Jungle Adventure - St Albans
DJ's Jungle Adventure is an exciting soft adventure play centre, where your little one will love exploring, climbing and jumping Opening Times   Mon - Sun...
Fairlands Valley Park
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Fairlands Valley Park
The activity centre offers a number of sports on-site. We currently have Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing, Orienteering, Rowing, Power Kites. Voted as one of the UK's leading...
Farmyard Funworld
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Farmyard Funworld
The Lincolnsfields Children’s Centre is a registered children’s charity providing opportunities for children, young people and adults with special needs. We provide catered and...
Gambado - Watford
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Gambado - Watford
Welcome to Gambado Watford, our third and newest centre!  Watford opened in October 2008.  Being our latest centre Watford has state of the art indoor play facilities.  Gambado...
George IV
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George IV
Our large beer garden is perfect for al fresco dining. A family orientated pub on the outskirts of Baldock serving food all day every day and with a large drinks' range. We have a large beer garden...
Harpers at Westminster Lodge
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Harpers at Westminster Lodge
The 33 metre pool boasts diving boards, flumes and inflatables with an additional teaching pool for those just starting out in the water.  Our centre also features a relaxing health...
Harry Potter Studio Tour
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Harry Potter Studio Tour
People the world-over have been enchanted by the Harry Potter films for over a decade. The wonderful special effects and amazing creatures have made this iconic series beloved to both young and...
Hartham Pool and Gym
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Hartham Pool and Gym
Everyone Active at Hartham Leisure Centre - Hertford. Swimming Pool, Gym and Tennis Courts. Range of Activities. Membership Offers. Opening times: Mon-Thu 06:30-22:00pm Fri...
Hatfield House and Park
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Hatfield House and Park
Lord and Lady Salisbury are delighted to welcome you to their home and hope that you enjoy your visit. The 2011 visitor season runs from Saturday 23rd April until the end of September. For...
Hatfield Kids Funzone
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Hatfield Kids Funzone
A Softplay Centre on three levels for Toddlers & Children to enjoy. A variety of slides, tunnels and ladders to keep the children entertained ...
Hatfield Swim Centre
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Hatfield Swim Centre
Hatfield Swim Centre is so much more than a swimming pool. It is the perfect place to achieve all your health and fitness goals. Whether you want to lose weight, tone-up, improve fitness or enjoy...
Hertford Museum
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Hertford Museum
Hertford Museum aims to collect, preserve and interpret evidence of the history of the county town and surrounding parishes in the district of East Hertfordshire for the interest, enjoyment and...
Hertfordshire Sports Village
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Hertfordshire Sports Village
Swim for fitness, competition, fun or relaxation in our 25 metre, 8-lane deck level pool. Built to national short course standard with full Omega timing and 250 seat spectator area the pool is...
Herts Young Mariners Base
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Herts Young Mariners Base
We are an outdoor activity centre and have many years of experience running safe and fun activities. Our programmes and acreditied courses for individuals run during the school holidays, on...

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Hitchin Swimming Centre
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Hitchin Swimming Centre
Hitchin Swimming Centre sports indoor and outdoor pools, offering adults and young children the opportunity to swim freely all year round, no matter what the weather! Open ing Hours Monday to...
Jungle Mania - Gosling Sports Park
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Jungle Mania - Gosling Sports Park
The new Jungle Mania has many new play features, including feature lighting, a new toddler’s play and relaxation area and a new seating area with comfy chairs, WIFI and fantastic new menu...
Kidzone Adventure Playground - Berkhamsted
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Kidzone Adventure Playground - Berkhamsted
We offer the ultimate in play experiences at our impressive indoor adventure playground based in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. Enjoy a rest while the kids go wild! Kidzone is open everyday from 9.30am...
Knebworth House - Gardens & Park
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Knebworth House - Gardens & Park
One of England's most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton - author of the words "The...
Kreepie Krawlies Soft Play - Cambridge
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Kreepie Krawlies Soft Play - Cambridge
Soft Play Sessions for Children 0-4 years Tuesdays & Fridays 10am - 12 noon at Great Shelford Memorial Hall Large selection of Soft Play, tunnels, bouncy castle & more. Seperate 'Baby...
Kreepie Krawlies Softplay
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Kreepie Krawlies Softplay
Mobile Softplay for children aged 0 - 4 years Regular weekly sessions held 10.00am - 12 noon Mondays Fowlmere Village Hall, Nr, Royston, Herts Tuesdays Gt Shelford Memorial Hall, Cambs ...
Langleybury Childrens Farm
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Langleybury Childrens Farm
Langleybury Childrens Farm is an open farm which allows children of all ages to interact with animals. We are open every weekend from Easter to the end of October, plus daily during school holidays. ...
Lee Valley Boat Centre
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Lee Valley Boat Centre
The Lee Valley Boat Centre is situated in the centre of Lee Valley Regional Park. In a week you can cruise into London and on the tidal Thames on one of the...
Leisureworld
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Leisureworld
Leisure World includes lots of things to do and enjoy with the family including Ice Skating - Silverblades offers a fun day of ice skating for all ages and abilities, Tenpin Bowling - 20 bowling...
Letchworth Outdoor Pool
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Letchworth Outdoor Pool
Letchworth Outdoor Pool was built in 1935 and is located on the south east corner of Norton Common. The pool is a short walk from the Town Centre and railway station. The key facilities and...
Little Rascals Indoor Play
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Little Rascals Indoor Play
Little Rascals is Hitchin's fun filled, Parent Supervised, Children's Indoor Play & Party Centre for babies, toddlers and children.
Little Steps Gym Bishop's Stortford
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Little Steps Gym Bishop's Stortford
Little Steps Gym provide activity classes for babies, toddlers and young children. All activity takes place on safety mats with soft play and climbing equipment together with lots of different kinds...
London Colney Adventure World - St. Albans
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London Colney Adventure World - St. Albans
London Colney Adventure World & Harpers Gym Situated in the quiet village of London Colney between St Albans and Hatfield, just behind Hertfordshire business park, London Colney Adventure World...
Mill Green Museum & Mill
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Mill Green Museum & Mill
This local history museum for the Welwyn Hatfield District is housed in what was for centuries the home of the millers who worked in the adjoining watermill. The watermill is fully restored and...
Natural History Museum at Tring
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Natural History Museum at Tring
Discover the fascinating range of animals collected by Lionel Walter Rothschild in our beautiful Victorian Museum. It is home to the world-class research and collections of the Natural History...
North Herts Leisure Centre
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North Herts Leisure Centre
North Herts Leisure Centre has a Tropical Wave Pool perfectly designed to relax and unwind in. Slide on down our wacky Water Flume or enter the super Tropical Pool, which boasts a fun Wave Machine....
Paradise Wildlife Park - Broxbourne
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Paradise Wildlife Park - Broxbourne
Paradise Wildlife Park is a privately owned establishment with the conservation of animals as it's main objective. The Sampson Family have owned the site for 21 years and have built a reputable...
Parents Paradise + Play and Learn - Bushey
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Parents Paradise + Play and Learn - Bushey
Large indoor play centre with separate baby area, under 5’s play frame and an over 5’s play frame which is designed to thrill with wavy sides, tube slides, a bounce pad and much more!...
Partyman World of Play - Stevenage
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Partyman World of Play - Stevenage
Offering impressive themed play structures, exciting slides and a unique interactive stage, Partyman World of Play is the region's favourite soft play venue! Toddlers under the age of three can also...
Playzone at the Furzefield Centre - Potters Bar
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Playzone at the Furzefield Centre - Potters Bar
Our monster themed indoor soft play area gives a fantastic option for parents searching for ways to fill weekends and school holidays. The soft play area is suitable for babies...
Pots of Art Ceramic Studio St Albans
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Pots of Art Ceramic Studio St Albans
POTS OF ART • Create your own original colourful ceramic masterpiece, a fantastic clay impression of babies hands and feet, build a cuddly teddy bear, paint an acrylic piece of...
Pots of Art Ceramics Studio Hitchin
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Pots of Art Ceramics Studio Hitchin
POTS OF ART • Create your own original colourful ceramic masterpiece, a fantastic clay impression of babies hands and feet, build a cuddly teddy bear, paint an acrylic piece of...
Potstop
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Potstop
Potstop is a new paint-your-own pottery studio in Knebworth offering a wide range of blank pottery and paints just waiting for you to get creative with! Create your own...
Quasar Elite
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Quasar Elite
Here at Quasar Hemel Hempstead we boast the world's only multi theme Quasar laser tag arena. With one large laser tag arena split into five different zones, you will explore them all in an...
Re Create
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Re Create
Recreate was founded in 2007 to offer the promotion of well being through nurturing creative endeavour.  We continue to work hard to achieve this end. We hire our studio space to artists-...
Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve
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Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve
Covering 41 hectares, the Aquadrome Local Nature Reserve consists of lakes, grassland and woodland and is an ideal place for walks. In july 2009, the reserve recevied a Green Flag award,...
Rollercity
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Rollercity
Purpose built roller skating rink with sessions suitable for both beginners and advanced skaters.
Royston Cave
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Royston Cave
Royston Cave is unique in Europe. Believed to date from the 14th Century, it is a man-made cavern in the shape of a beehive, with a small aperture at the top for ventilation. It's most remarkable ...
Rye House Gatehouse
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Rye House Gatehouse
Rye House Gatehouse was one of the first brick built buildings in the country. The house formed the hub of what was a large estate for its time. Rye House is also known as one of the finest...
Rye House Kart Raceway - Hoddesdon
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Rye House Kart Raceway - Hoddesdon
Go Karting Adults/Juniors age 3+ Rye House Laser Combat - Laser Combat Adults/Juniors age 7+ Rye-Assic Adventure Park - ages 0-12 years 9-Hole Crazy Golf Due to the recent achievements of Lewis and...
Rye Meads Nature Reserve
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Rye Meads Nature Reserve
This urban nature reserve has something to offer everyone and will appeal to families, walkers, birdwatchers and photographers. It is a great place to relax and wind down, listen to birdsong, see...
Rye-Assic Adventure Park
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Rye-Assic Adventure Park
Our Indoor Dinodrome soft play area has three zones - the Soccer Cage, Big Red Bus and Giants’ Play Station - all close enough for parents to keep a watchful eye on their charges from the...
Scotts Grotto
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Scotts Grotto
Scott's Grotto is a series of interconnected chambers, extending some 67ft into the chalk hillside. It is rumoured to have cost £10,000 and is thought to have taken 30 years to complete. The...
Shaws Corner
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Shaws Corner
Home to George Bernard Shaw for over 40 years, Shaw's Corner is a 1902 Arts and Crafts house set in a quintessentially English garden. It feels like Shaw has just left the room – his...
Shepreth Wildlife Park
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Shepreth Wildlife Park
The Wildlife Park first started as a private wild animal sanctuary in 1979, when a young injured jackdaw was brought to us to look after. 'Jack' recovered and soon became one of the family. Since...
Space 2 Play
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Space 2 Play
Fun for all the family at Space2Play, the fantastic, futuristic new play centre in Hitchin. Why not visit us and find out for yourself just how much enjoyment your children can have. We promise...
Sportspace Hemel Hempstead
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Sportspace Hemel Hempstead
Sportspace Hemel Hempstead is the largest Sports Centre in Dacorum, offering the widest range of sports facilities and services to the community. Whether you’re looking for...
Teamworks Karting
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Teamworks Karting
Do do you want to race in the UK's fastest indoor karts? You tell your friends that you can race like Lewis Hamilton but as you reach incredible speeds around our challenging circuits, will you...

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The Chequers
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The Chequers
During the summer months dining al fresco in the lovely gardens is a popular choice while the kids can play in our play area.Welcome to The Chequers, a pub and restaurant that proudly overlooks a...
The Henry Moore Foundation
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The Henry Moore Foundation
At Perry Green you will find Henry Moore’s former house and studios, as well as outdoor sculpture displays and galleries.  Opening times Sculpture grounds and house...
The Little Gym - Harpenden
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The Little Gym - Harpenden
Little Steps Gym provide activity classes for babies, toddlers and young children. All activity is based on safety mats with soft play and gymnastic climbing equipment plus lots of different types of...
The Pottery Project
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The Pottery Project
Paint your own pottery in Berkhamsted ! A great place to meet friends, bring the kids or just indulge yourself in creativity allowing you to Paint your own pottery.
The Priory Lido
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The Priory Lido
Ware Priory Lido opened on 30th June 1934 as an unheated, open-air public bath. Now, we are pleased to say, the Lido is heated. The Lido is situated within the grounds of Ware Priory and...
The Snow Centre
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The Snow Centre
The perfect slope, the perfect snow, the perfect location; this is Britain’s newest indoor snowsports destination. Designed to deliver the alpine conditions every skier and snowboarder dreams...
The XC
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The XC
XC boasts an impressive skate park, a 14m climbing wall, one of the world's largest organic indoor caving systems, bouldering and a challenging high ropes course. XC Facility is open 10am –...
Topsy Turvy - Watford
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Topsy Turvy - Watford
Welcome to our gigantic air-conditioned indoor soft play centre at Brent Cross!  CASH ONLY (ATM ON SITE) Topsy turvy world houses a multi-level maze of tunnels, climbs, drops, slides...
Tumble Tots Stevenage
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Tumble Tots Stevenage
The programme is structured to develop children's positive personality traits including confidence and self-esteem. Each 45-minute weekly session combines fun, excitement and challenge in a safe...
Verulamium Museum
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Verulamium Museum
The Museum of everyday life in Roman Britain. Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside you will find: recreated Roman...
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Watford - Pavilion
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WACKY WAREHOUSE - Watford - Pavilion
Pavilion is an old and attractive building situated in a quiet suburb of Watford.  Leading onto the Park and sports fields we recently underwent a major refurbishment which gave us a...
Whippendell Woods
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Whippendell Woods
Whippendell Wood is situated on the outskirts of Watford, and, although owned and managed by Watford Borough Council, it is geographically in the local authority of Three Rivers.  The wood...
Willows Farm Village
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Willows Farm Village
Set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, Willows Farm Village offers a wonderful family day out with a fun packed programme of farmyard animals adventure play, fun fair rides, children’s...
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Welcome to our county of Hertfordshire playtime page we give you great ideas to engage yourself with the family in their leisure time.If your looking where to go with the kids we have an impressive list of venues throughout the county.

We have family pubs with play areas that are great for a Sunday afternoon so pop down your local for a swift one. By far our biggest area for kids is indoor soft play areas where the kids can play on equipment that makes them burn off their energy in an indoor play area.

Outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets, and all in Hertfordshire.

We list children's entertainers in Hertfordshire if you are planning a birthday,

Animal fun can be had in the form of a visit to a petting zoo where the babies can stroke live animals at animal farms. Or visit nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks or beaches.

Creative days out at potteries and visits to museums or art galleries are a must for educational visits with schools and colleges.

For the theatrical ones we have cinemas or the theatre to go and watch shows or they can take acting lessons at the theatrical clubs.

Out door kids can keep active and can get involved in outdoor pursuits or sports that exercise them while they have fun with things like swimming or dancing on ice skating play a game of ten pin bowling or get out in a field and try football.

We list days out at theme parks and Adventure Parks with rides for everyone in Hertfordshire. If you are looking for zoos with exotic animals then we have them all for an informative trip. Days out with the kids in Hertfordshire in and near :- Bishop's Stortford, Borehamwood, Broxbourne, Cheshunt, Harpenden, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Hitchin, Hoddesdon, Letchworth, St. Albans, Stevenage, Watford, Welwyn Garden City.

Hertfordshire is located to the north of Greater London, and much of the county is part of the London commuter belt. The county has a wide range of transport links, with the M1, M10, A1(M), the M25 and other motorways passing through it. To the east of Hertfordshire is Essex, to the west is Buckinghamshire and to the north are Bedfordshire, Luton and Cambridgeshire.

With an awful lot of fun things to do with kids in and around Hertfordshire your kids will never get bored. Amusement parks are very popular around this time of year and failing that there fair grounds attractions to keep a lot of children entertained.

The school summer holidays are here again, and with so many popular venues you will find here on www.Children'sLeisure.co.uk you won't be left without a museum to visit for FREE. A ride on the steam railway in Hertfordshire, a day of waterfun at a water park or leisure centre swimming pool :).

If you have toddlers then you can choose form indoor playcentres in Hertfordshire. With plenty of kids attractions in the county or not sure what to do with the kids just use the search on the right hand side of the site using your postcode to find the nearest attractions!

For the more sporty types there are ice skating rinks, roller blading places and dry and indoor ski slopes. Also with outdoor pursuits in Hertfordshire for climbing, hiking, mountain biking and much more. Or if your more cultural there are cinemas, theatres and place to have dance lessons etc.
Those things to do with kids in Hertfordshire are tremendous and particularly with cheap and free family friendly places to goto in Hertfordshire this year.

and softplay for toddlers allow the kids stroke the animals at petting farms in Hertfordshire. Drive through a wildlife park and visit zoos in Leicester.

We have all sorts of aquariums listed in the UK but you might have to travel to another county. Where can I take the kids only have a look at a few of the pottery making places and ceramic cafes.

School teachers may find useful for ideas for the class to visit on school days out educational and historical venues are normally the most popular on a school trip!

If your on vacation then ten pin bowling alleys and the other best family places of interest just browse our site.