Best Things To Do & Days Out In Staffordshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 350 fun things to do in Staffordshire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire 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.

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Wollaton Hall

Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 2AE

Things to do at Wollaton Hall review Wollaton Hall is an Elizabethan country house built in the 1580s. The house is now the Nottingham Natural History Museum. There's plenty to do to fill at least two hours, if not more. The Natural History Museum is home to a huge...
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Toddlers Primary Tweens Indoor & Outdoor Animals Indoor Fun Outdoor Fun

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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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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Creswell Crags Museum & Heritage Centre

Creswell Crags, Crags Road, Creswell, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3LH

Things to do at Creswell Crags review Creswell Crags is located on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border. It is a beautiful place to visit and it is a site with special scientific interest. It is a limestone gorge that was formed many thousands, if not millions, of years ago. It's...
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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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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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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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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo, East Midland Zoological Society, Burton Road, Atherstone, Leicestershire, CV9 3PX

Things to do at Twycross Zoo review There is so much to see and do at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, you can certainly spend a full day out here. Plus they do some great conservation work which is always good to hear. Some of the wonderful animals you...
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The National Space Centre

The National Space Centre, Exploration Dr, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS

Things to do at The National Space Centre review The National Space Centre is located in the centre of Leicester. There is an excellent Planetarium show each day. Make sure you reserve your time slot when you arrive. These shows do change every now and then. Currently Monday...
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Manor Farm Park and Woodlands

Manor Farm Park and Woodlands, Castle Hill, East Leake, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 6LU

Things to do at Manor Farm Park and Woodlands review Manor Farm park is a relatively large attraction. Next to the entrance, you will find two outdoor playgrounds. It has two sections with plenty for little ones to play on. There is a recent addition to the park...
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Conkers, Rawdon Rd, Ashby-de-la-zouch, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

Things to do at Conkers review Conkers is an award-winning attraction in the heart of the National Forest. There is one big long car park with two entrances to the attraction. One at the Discovery Centre and the other at the Waterside centre. Make sure when you arrive...
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Gulliver’s Kingdom Matlock Bath

Gulliver's Kingdom, Temple Walk, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PG

Things to do at Gulliver's Kingdom Matlock Bath review Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath is set into a hillside so it's pretty steep getting up and down. Plan your day so you start at the top and work your way down. There are plenty of rides at this...
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Bolsover Castle – English Heritage

Bolsover Castle, Castle St, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR

Things to do at Bolsover Castle review Bolsover Castle is an English Heritage property located in the town of Bolsover. Constructed in the late 17th Century on the site of a medieval castle, it commands wonderful views across Derbyshire. They have an interactive handheld guide included in your...
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Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP

Things to do at Crich Tramway Village review There is plenty to do on a day out at Crich Tramway village located in Crich near Matlock bath. There are at least 60 trams that you can look at plus 3 different trams ride up and down the lines...
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Speedwell Cavern

Speedwell Cavern, Winnats Pass, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WA

Things to do at Speedwell Cavern review Speedwell Cavern is just a short walk (approximately 15 to 20 minutes) from the village of Castleton. They also have a free on-site car park. This cavern really should only be visited by children that are confident walkers. There are 105 steps down...
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