Days Out Nottinghamshire


Amen Corner Karting
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Amen Corner Karting
It is all tarmac, originally 7.0m wide, with only two big bends and a  few slight curves. A continuous line of commercial lorry tyres are laid  all around, both inside and outside to...
Arnold Leisure Centre
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Arnold Leisure Centre
The key activities at the leisure include: Childrens parties Swimming Swimming lessons 50+ club Exercise classes  View our activity timetable to find out what's on at Arnold...
Arty Pots
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Arty Pots
Children and adults alike are welcome to come in and create their own  designs onto pieces of pottery in our fun and relaxing studio. We provide  high quality unglazed pottery pieces,...
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Beeston
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Attenborough Nature Reserve - Beeston
Attenborough Nature Centre is an award winning Visitor and Education facility surrounded by the tranquil waters of the beautiful Attenborough Nature Reserve. Situated within easy reach of Nottingham...
Beechdale Swimming Centre
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Beechdale Swimming Centre
Beechdale is much more than just a swimming centre. It is also home to Hoods Hideout Soft Play Adventure Centre including new sensory room and two squash courts. With pool activities to cater for all...
Bridlesmith Gate Caves
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Bridlesmith Gate Caves
Bridlesmith Gate has a long history with references to Bridilsmethisgate dating to 1304 . In earlier days it was known by the name Lorimers Street or by the latin translation vicus lorimorium . A...
Captain Jack's Adventure - Retford
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Captain Jack's Adventure - Retford
Large soft play centre with separate junior, toddler and baby area. We take pride in our freshly prepared home cooked food and high standards of cleanliness. Relax in comfort while the kids play in...
City Of Caves
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City Of Caves
 Discover a hidden world beneath your feet underneath the streets of Nottingham. Explore our original and historic site with sandstone caves with our actor led tours and meet our friendly...
Clumber park
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Clumber park
Extensive and varied area of parkland and woods Idyllic lakeside walks in the pleasure ground The longest avenue of lime trees in Europe Bring your own, or hire a cycle and explore our...
Creswell Crags
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Creswell Crags
Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of...

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Curious About Nottingham
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Curious About Nottingham
Nottingham is a place of legend - famous for its castle and tales of Robin Hood, Maid Marian and the evil Sheriff! Renowned for its industrial heritage, explore the historic Lace Market with its...
Cyrils Nut Hut Ltd - Nottingham
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Cyrils Nut Hut Ltd - Nottingham
Cyril's Nut Hut is a fabulous indoor play centre, with adventure play and soft play equipment designed to keep kids of all ages happy - from tots just starting to crawl, right up to active kids of...
Denz - Nottingham
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Denz - Nottingham
Denz has a superb four level playframe packed full of challenges for your child. Spin down the spiral slide Wizz down the wavy slide Sweep along the Skyglide Go ballistic in the ball pool...
Derbyshire Pony Trekking
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Derbyshire Pony Trekking
With more of a personal touch, we trek at the ?Customer's pace whether  it be fast or slow!  We take out smaller groups as it allows the customers  to totally relax and enjoy their...
Eden Softplay
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Eden Softplay
Eden Softplay is a large indoor play centre for under-10’s situated in the building of Saviour’s Church, Nottingham. The soft play is owned by the church and has been set up for the...
Elk Motorsports
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Elk Motorsports
Our circuit is an all-weather track with a top quality, high grip tarmac  surface. We have a range of Karts for most ages starting from 8 years  upwards. The circuit is also floodlit for...
Escape Play - Nottingham
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Escape Play - Nottingham
Escape Family Entertainment Centre offers: •   Massive 4 tier Soft Play Area for over 4s •   Separate under 4s Play Area •   Electric Indoor Go Karts...
Ferry Farm Country Park - Nottingham
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Ferry Farm Country Park - Nottingham
This farm can be a favourite for Farmyard animals, activity recreation space, young child playground and tractor area, trampolines, have a picnic or eat in. Tea room- very affordable outdoor and...
Floralands Farm Park - Lambley
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Floralands Farm Park - Lambley
Floralands Farm Park including Maize Maze in Nottingham offers a great day trip for families. There are lots of animals including donkeys, llamas, pigs, lambs, pygmy goats and highland cattle and...
Funky Pots Pottery Cafe
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Funky Pots Pottery Cafe
Welcome to Funky Pots, the most creative and fun pottery painting studio in Nottingham. Our fully air-conditioned studio in West Bridgford is the ideal place for children and adults to enjoy the art...
Galleries of Justice
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Galleries of Justice
Based at Nottingham’s old courthouse and gaol, there are many ways to explore the Galleries of Justice Museum, with free exhibitions, audio & performance led tours and a themed café....
GO APE Sherwood Pines - Nottinghamshire
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GO APE Sherwood Pines - Nottinghamshire
If you like the idea of an amazing high wire forest tree top course then Go Ape could be just your thing. We have Tarzan swings, rope bridges, ladders, tunnels and zip lines suspended up to 40...
Great Central Railway
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Great Central Railway
Voted number 12 on the list of the 50 greatest railway journeys in the world the Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway. It’s the only place in the...
Greens Windmill and Science Centre
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Greens Windmill and Science Centre
Hands-on experiments in the Science Centre which explore electricity, magnetism and light, ideal for young children.
Happy Days Play Den
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Happy Days Play Den
We are an indoor play area that caters for babies up to children aged 10. We have a Toddler Area, Push Along Toys, a Large Play Frame, 4 Slides, 2 Ball Parks, Rope Bridge and High Level Tunnel...

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Holme Pierrepont Country Park
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Holme Pierrepont Country Park
Situated just 10 minutes away from Nottingham city centre, yet feels  a world away, Holme Pierrepont Country Park is set in 270 acres of  beautiful parkland.With excellent water...
Hoods Hideout Soft Play Centre - Nottingham
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Hoods Hideout Soft Play Centre - Nottingham
Hoods Hideout is a soft play area providing a fun environment for children aged 0-11 years to improve their play skills, co-ordination and balance. Hoods Hideout is designed for maximum safety at...
Idle Valley
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Idle Valley
We welcome you visit to the reserve and centre. If you are a large walking group or organised group please contact us so we can discuss your interests, needs and if necessary your seating...
Jango's Indoor Play Centre
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Jango's Indoor Play Centre
The massive play equipment structure at Jango's has been designed to ensure children of all ages, from 0 to 11+, enjoy play in its most unadulterated form. With obstacles and slides, balls and...
Jumicar Children's Driving Experience
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Jumicar Children's Driving Experience
Children enjoy learning and practicing the rules of the road with Jumicar. From the age of 6 to 13 they can drive real junior-sized cars powered by environmentally friendly engines, just as if they...
Jungletastic - Nuthall
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Jungletastic - Nuthall
Jungletastic Ltd is an exciting children's indoor soft play centre in the Nuthall area of Nottingham. The centre provides fun and safe entertainment for children aged 0 - 11 years.
Kelham Hall and Country Park
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Kelham Hall and Country Park
Kelham Hall & Country Park is a beautiful Victorian stately home located in the Trent Valley and nestling within 44 acres of stunning parkland. Open daily with free admission, the hall offers a...
Kids Zone
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Kids Zone
Large Play Frame and Separate Toddler Area Open 7 days a week Birthday parties catered for any day - Party Packages Hot & cold food made fresh to order Only food purchased in Kids Zone may be...
Kidsquadz
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Kidsquadz
Quad biking fun for all the family, quad parties, family sessions, quad ramble adventures and inflatable quad track hire. Bike sizes to suit from 6 years and up.
Langar Go Karting and Quad Biking Centre
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Langar Go Karting and Quad Biking Centre
Langar Karting and Quad Centre in Nottingham is the ideal location for  any kids party. With a great range of activities including Childrens  Quad Biking and Indoor Karting, it has to be...
Lanky Bill's Fun Shack - Langley Mill
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Lanky Bill's Fun Shack - Langley Mill
A large main frame for the 5 to 11 years and a separate area with frame and soft play for the 4's and under.
Laser Labyrinth
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Laser Labyrinth
We have intense games for Regular players to basic Team and Solo game’s for the new players.If you enjoy playing Laser Tag in our arena you might like to join our members. 1. Discounts on...
Little Drivers Ltd - Stapleford
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Little Drivers Ltd - Stapleford
Here at Little Drivers Soft Play Centre, Stapleford, Nottingham we pride ourselves on providing a high quality fun experience for kids between the ages of 0 & 11 years, in a safe, secure,...
Megabowl Nottingham
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Megabowl Nottingham
Gather your team, tie up your shoes and choose your ball - it's time to go bowling! Whether you're in a big group or it's just the two of you, a game of bowling is a great day out for friends,...
Mousetrap Soft Play
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Mousetrap Soft Play
Nottinghams newest indoor soft play centre. Set over 4 levels. Seating available and a full stocked café. Separate toddler area. Opening times: Monday to Sunday: 10am - 6pm Times are subject...
Mr Straw's House
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Mr Straw's House
A 1920s house captured in time Fascinating collection of household items, costume and memorabilia Recorded memories of people who knew the eccentric Straw family Lovely traditional...
National Ice Centre
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National Ice Centre
Ice skating is a cool experience whatever your age or ability and where better to give it a go than at the National Ice Centre – the UK’s centre for excellence for ice sports. There are a...
Newark Air Museum
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Newark Air Museum
We are located on part of the former World War Two airfield of Winthorpe in eastern Nottinghamshire close to the border with Lincolnshire. Very little remains of the original wartime buildings and...
Newstead Abbey
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Newstead Abbey
he Abbey was founded as a monastic house in the late 12th century, and to this day the house retains much of its medieval character. The most famous survival is the iconic West Front of the church...
North Leverton Windmill
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North Leverton Windmill
A fine tower mill in working order, built in 1813 by a syndicate of local farmers.  There is also a display of old farm implements and other bygones in the warehouse beside the mill.
Nottingham Castle
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Nottingham Castle
Nottingham today is a modern City steeped in history and legend. Situated in the heart of England, its relationship with the Robin Hood story is forever fixed in the hearts of people throughout the...
Nottingham Castle Caves
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Nottingham Castle Caves
Beneath the Castle a labyrinth of manmade caves and tunnels continue to tell the turbulent story of this historic site. Come along for a memorable tour and discover the secret passageways, King...
Nottingham Ghost Walk
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Nottingham Ghost Walk
Welcome, fellow spirit, and join us, as we reveal the ghostly secrets of this ancient city of Nottingham! In the shadows of the Castle, in a graveyard, and underground in the living sandstone rock,...
Nottingham Heroes and Villains Tour
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Nottingham Heroes and Villains Tour
Touring the key sites of interest in the City, you will hear fascinating and intriguing tales of Nottingham’s past, focusing on the principal characters of interest throughout time -...
Nottingham Industrial Museum
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Nottingham Industrial Museum
Nottingham Industrial Museum is located in the 17th century stables block of Wollaton Hall, on the western edge of Nottingham. The museum is run entirely by volunteers, and is open Saturdays,...
Nottingham Raceway Karting
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Nottingham Raceway Karting
Nottingham Raceway Karting is conveniently located within easy reach of Nottingham and Leicester.Our action packed race circuit is ideal for both the beginner and seasoned Karters. We welcome...
Nottingham tourism centre
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Nottingham tourism centre
Alongside the official tourist board for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, the centre provides information about countywide attractions, accommodation, offers, events, ticket booking, gifts and...
Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre
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Oceans of Fun Indoor Play Centre
Children's indoor soft play centre with a separate area for babies and under 4's. The main play frame accommodates up to 11 year olds. We have a modern cafe serving delicious lunches and snacks. The...
Oldmoor Lodge - Nuthall
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Oldmoor Lodge - Nuthall
PLAYZONE (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES & CHARGES Free of charge. Times do vary - please ring for details.
Papplewick Pumping Station
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Papplewick Pumping Station
This beautiful place was designed in the early 1880s to pump millions of gallons of clean fresh water every day to the rapidly increasing population of Industrial Nottingham. Today, thanks to the...
Pirates Play Centre
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Pirates Play Centre
Junior play structure with 3 levels of fun featuring a giant 2 lane astra slide, rope-bridge, sky glide, rollers and little tikes car track! Toddler area with dizzy disk, ball pond and slide with a...
Playmania (Mansfield) Ltd
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Playmania (Mansfield) Ltd
Fantastic 3 storey indoor play structure, incorporating slides, ball pool, glider balls and toddler area. We hold parent and toddler sessions Mondays and Tuesdays Party packages available. Delicious...
Pot Doodling - Beeston
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Pot Doodling - Beeston
Relax, have fun and create a fab masterpiece, perfect for gifts and memorable keepsakes! You will be amazed at how easy it is All ages enjoy painting their own pottery and it keeps children happily...
Pot N Kettle - Beeston
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Pot N Kettle - Beeston
Relax, have fun and create a fab masterpiece, perfect for gifts and memorable keepsakes! You will be amazed at how easy it is All ages enjoy painting their own pottery and it keeps children happily...
Quasar Nottingham
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Quasar Nottingham
Welcome to Nottingham's largest multi-level indoor Laser Tag Adventure Centre. Established 20 years ago, we were the very first team to bring laser tag games to Nottingham. Our large playing arena,...
Razzle Dazzle Pots Ltd
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Razzle Dazzle Pots Ltd
Our Paint a Pot Ceramic Cafe is spacious and brightly decorated, making it a lovely setting for you to come and spend some time creating your very own unique piece of art. Come and paint some of...
Robin Hoods Major Oak Treasure Trail
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Robin Hoods Major Oak Treasure Trail
This is a walking Treasure Trail, through Robin Hood's town of Edwinstowe and the heart of Sherwood Forest, both steeped in legend and history.  The Trail covers 2.5 miles and is suitable for...
Romans Rest
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Romans Rest
BAZZ AND JAZZ PLAY ZONE - Indoor Play Building OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 10am - 8pm.Friday & Saturday 10am - 10pm. PARENT AND TODDLERS    Term Time:...
Run Riot - West Bridgford
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Run Riot - West Bridgford
Run Riot is an indoor playcentre for children aged between 2 and 10 years old. There are slides, ladders, aerial walkways, spinners, trolley ride, maze, ball pools and more. An area is set aside for...
Sherwood Forest Country Park
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Sherwood Forest Country Park
The legendary stomping-ground of Robin Hood, this 450 acre country park is now part of the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve and home to a fascinating eco-system. The forest has 900 veteran oak...
Sherwood forest fun park
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Sherwood forest fun park
We are a family run business which dates back five generations of the Turvill family. We cater for families and children and our friendly and helpful staff aim to provide you with an inexpensive fun...
Sherwood Forest Railway
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Sherwood Forest Railway
Welcome to the Sherwood Forest Railway, home of Nottinghamshire’s only narrow gauge steam railway, nestled in a valley in between Mansfield and the historic village of Edwinstowe.A 5/8th scale,...
Sherwood Riding School
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Sherwood Riding School
Horse riding lessons are one of the fun things to do in Nottingham! Horse riding is among the best kids activities as they have so much fun they don’t realise how much they are learning. Not...
Si5 Spymissions - Nottingham
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Si5 Spymissions - Nottingham
SpyMissions is a series of puzzles and challenges set aboard the battle cruiser UNS Steadfast. It has a brilliant storyline which brings it to life, from covertly boarding the vessel to the...
Southwell Minster
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Southwell Minster
Said by many to be the best kept secret among the forty two English cathedrals it is a gem. The Cathedral and Parish Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary is popularly known, as it has been for...
Sundown Adventureland - Nr Retford
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Sundown Adventureland - Nr Retford
Now hosting the UK's first 'Angry Bird' activity theme for under 10's enjoy the rides and the adventure bird play area and fire balls at the birds! All children love a story in THE STORY BOOK...
Sutton Leisure Centre
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Sutton Leisure Centre
At the leisure centre you can do loads of sports including Ice Skating - short tennis and loads more
Tales of Robin Hood
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Tales of Robin Hood
Welcome, Traveller! You can ride through medieval Nottingham in unique adventure cars and see, hear, touch and smell expertly captured scenes from the days when Robin stole from the rich and...
Tenpin Nottingham
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Tenpin Nottingham
Sector 7 Laser is a great idea for a Birthday party celebration for anyone  looking for an adrenalin rush in a fully interactive laser arena where you  shoot your enemies.  With...

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The Acorn Academy of Speech & Drama
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The Acorn Academy of Speech & Drama
Make your own TV Show! Ever fancied being a TV presenter or a famous celebrity? Make your dreams come true and take part in our exciting summer holiday workshop where you can create, produce and...
The Adrenalin Jungle
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The Adrenalin Jungle
The Adrenalin Jungle offers the very best in outdoor entertainment offering you a wide selection of events from  paintball, quad biking, 4×4 off road, archery, assault course, blindfold...
The Ashley - Worksop
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The Ashley - Worksop
HORSE PLAY - (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9.30am - 2pm.Saturday & Sunday 12noon - 6pm. TOTS TIME    Monday, Wednesday...
The Asylum Skatepark
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The Asylum Skatepark
In 6 shorts weeks our ramps came to life! Thanks to all? the volunteers who gave up their precious time and effort to make this a reality. Especially to Vision Ramps for their fantastic fluid...
The Beekeeper - Beeston
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The Beekeeper - Beeston
BAZZ AND JAZZ PLAY ZONE - Indoor Play Building OPENING TIMES Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm. Saturday & Sunday 12noon - 9pm. Please note last admissions are 8pm. PARENT AND TODDLERS Monday...
The Goose Playzone at Gamston
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The Goose Playzone at Gamston
Whether you want to keep the kids entertained before dinner or just let them run around and have fun in a safe environment, our soft play areas are sure to keep your little ones smiling whilst you...
The Holocaust Centre
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The Holocaust Centre
The National Holocaust Centre and Museum promotes an understanding of the roots of discrimination and prejudice, and the development of ethical values, leading to a greater understanding within...
The King & Miller
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The King & Miller
PLAY ZONE - Indoor Play Building OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 11am - 8pm.Friday & Saturday 11am - 10pm. 'I ZONE'    Come and see our brand new ‘I...
The Kurburgring
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The Kurburgring
For a unique racing experience come and visit our indoor go karting track, just a short drive from Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, Leicester, Lincoln and Doncaster. We are based in the heart of the...
The Maize
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The Maize
New for 2015! Get lost this summer in ‘THE MAIZE’ at Kelham Hall.  With over four acres of twists and turns to navigate, THE MAIZE is  fantastic fun for all the family!...
The Workhouse - Southwell
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The Workhouse - Southwell
19th-century institution for paupers The best-preserved workhouse in England Explore the workshops and dormitories of this imposing early 'welfare' institution Meet 19th-century...
Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre - Arnold
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Tumble Town Indoor Playcentre - Arnold
Three thousand sq ft of indoor play area including climbing frames, a helter-skelter, slides, bouncing castle, soft play ball pools and supervised play.
Wacky Warehouse @ Ferry Boat Inn - Burton Joyce
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Wacky Warehouse @ Ferry Boat Inn - Burton Joyce
Wacky Warehouse at the Ferry Boat Inn (Nottingham), whether you are looking to Book a Birthday Party, Purchase a Membership Card, meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our Arts and...
Water Meadows
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Water Meadows
Facilities at Water Meadows include: 25m x 6 lane competition pool  Leisure lagoon 65 station state-of-the-art fitness suite  Activity Studio Wave machine  50m...
Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve - Retford
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Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve - Retford
Wetlands primary objective is to enable people of all ages to view and get close to animals they wouldn’t normally have the chance to see. Our 23-acre parkland also provides a fantastic...
Wheelgate Adventure Park
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Wheelgate Adventure Park
Wheelgate Adventure Park makes the perfect day out for schools, nurseries, cubs, brownies and many other groups and provides a fun, friendly and safe environment for playing and learning with other...
White Post Farm Centre
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White Post Farm Centre
For 20 years we’ve been entertaining millions of kids and adults, giving them the chance to get up close to thousands of friendly animals, like chicks, llamas, rabbits, cows and pigs &...
Wollaton Hall & Park - Nottingham
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Wollaton Hall & Park - Nottingham
Set in over 500 acres of historic deer park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building, designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588, it is now the home to the city's Natural History Museum....
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nottinghamshire.pngWelcome to the beautiful county of Nottinghamshire if you need child friendly ideas of where to take the kids for family fun time or kids days out and fun things to do with the children in Nottinghamshire then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, 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 Nottinghamshire.

We list children's entertainers in Nottinghamshire if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres and other leisure pursuits.

We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in Nottinghamshire. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. Don't forget to look at the nearby counties of Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire to see what they can offer you. We have days out with the kids in Nottinghamshire in and near :- Arnold, Beeston, Carlton, East Retford, Hucknall, Hucknall under Huthwaite, Kirkby in Ashfield, Mansfield, Newark on Trent, Nottingham, Selston, Sutton in Ashfield, Underwood, West Bridgford, Worksop.



Nottinghamshire
(abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. The county town is traditionally Nottingham,  though the council is now based in West Bridgford (at a site facing Nottingham over the River Trent).