Best Things To Do & Days Out In Nottinghamshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 136 fun things to do in Nottinghamshire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Nottinghamshire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Nottinghamshire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

Things to do in Nottinghamshire

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Wentworth Garden Centre

Wentworth Garden Centre, Hauge Ln, Wentworth, South Yorkshire, S62 7TF

Things to do at Wentworth Garden Centre review Wentworth Garden centre in Wentworth near Rotherham in South Yorkshire is a real treasure of a place. Not only are there some beautiful gardens to explore but they have a family farm with an adventure playground and a couple of...
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Rufford Abbey Country Park

Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF

Things to do at Rufford Abbey Country Park review Rufford Abbey itself is a free to visit attraction maintained by English Heritage. The only charge is to park. It is set in some wonderful parkland which is somewhere that you could easily spend 2-3 hours or more. As...
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White Post Farm

White Post Farm, Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8HL

Things to do at White Post Farm review White post farm is a good family day out in any weather. There is just as much to do indoors as there is outdoors. It's a large farm with plenty of animals that you can feed. Indoors they have reptiles...
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Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

Robin Hoods Wheelgate, Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8HX

Things to do at Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park review This is a family theme park in Nottinghamshire where you will never run out of something to do. There is a sister park in Nottinghamshire (Wheelgate) which is bigger but this is cheaper and there's still lots there. It...
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Sherwood Pines Forest Park

Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9JL

Things to do at Sherwood Pines Forest Park review It is free to visit Sherwood Pines forest park but do be aware that if you are visiting by car you do have to pay to park. Sherwood Pines is a vast and very pretty forest with 2 walking...
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Newfield Dairy Ice Cream Parlour & Cafe

Newfield Ice Cream, Caunton Rd, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0PN

Things to do at Newfield Dairy Ice Cream Parlour & Cafe review Newfield Dairy Ice Cream Parlour is situated a short drive north from Southwell in Nottinghamshire. Their ice cream is handmade on the farm using milk and cream from Nottinghamshire farms. They change their flavours throughout...
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Thoresby Park

Thoresby Park, Netherfield Ln, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9EP

Things to do at Thoresby Park review Thoresby Park is a hotel with a swimming pool, two restaurants and they serve a fabulous afternoon tea. They are also a family-friendly visitor attraction and you don't have to be staying at or eating at the hotel to enjoy the beautiful...
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School Farm Soft Fruit, Retford

School Farm , Ollerton Rd, West Drayton, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8DB

Pick Your Own PumpkinsPick Your Own FruitMaize Maze School Farm is located near Gamston, Retford in Nottinghamshire, East Midlands. Situated between Thaymar Ice cream and Gamston Airport on the Ollerton Road. It has a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as a maize maze, PYO fruit and pick your own...
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Clumber Park National Trust

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3AZ

Things to do at Clumber Park National Trust review Clumber Park is a huge National Trust park near Worksop in Nottinghamshire. When you arrive make sure you pick up a map so that you can get your bearings. There's over 3,800 acres of parkland, gardens, woodlands and a...
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Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey, Newstead Village, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8NA

Things to do at the Newstead Abbey review Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire was founded in the late 12th century as a monastic house. It was converted to a domestic home and is now best known as the ancestral home of the poet Lord Byron who lived there between 1808...
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Willow Tree Family Farm

Willow Tree Family Farm, Langwith Rd, Shirebrook, Mansfield, Derbyshire, NG20 8TE

Things to do at Willow Tree Family Farm review Willow tree family farm is a community farm with a woodland walk, play areas and over 400 animals in Shirebrook on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border. The farm is a registered charity and is run by volunteers. They host annual events at...
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National Civil War Centre

National Civil War Centre, 14 Appleton Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JY

Things to do at the National Civil War Centre review The National Civil War Centre is a relatively new museum in Newark, Nottinghamshire. It is dedicated to the 17th Century English Civil war and features diverse exhibits and living history annual events. The centre plunges you deep into the heart...
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Ferry Farm Country Park

Ferry Farm Country Park, Boat Lane, Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, NG14 7JP

Things to do at Ferry Farm Country Park review Ferry Farm country park is a farm park in Nottinghamshire. We love that there are animals allowed to roam free such as pygmy goats and chickens. There is a small animal barn where they have handling sessions and if...
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Floralands Farm Park

Floralands Farm Park, 179 Catfoot Ln, Lambley, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG4 4QG

Things to do at Floralands Farm Park review Floralands is a small farm park near Lambley in Nottinghamshire. Nestled in picturesque countryside it is a family-friendly venue where visitors of all ages can learn more about the farm and meet over 160 animals including many different species. They sell food...
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Newark Air Museum

Newark Air Museum, The Showground, Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Coddington, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY

Things to do at Newark Air Museum review This is a large museum which is run as a charity. Located on Winthorpe Showground a former World War II training base and opened back in 1973 it is now home to a wide range of over 70 aircraft and...
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