Swindon is a town located in South West England that offers plenty of fun activities for the whole family. If you are planning on heading to Swindon for a trip, here are 10 great days out suitable for the whole family.
1. Ice Skating – Link Centre
Located in West Swindon, The Link Centre is one of the best places to enjoy a fun family day out. At Link Centre’s indoor ice Rink, you can enjoy a thrilling ice skating experience and a wide array of other activities, there is really something for everyone.
2. Live Escape Room – Co-Decode
Nothing beats the excitement that comes with a Live Escape Room. Gather your favourite team members and get trapped in an immersive Live Escape Room with just 60 minutes on the clock to plan and execute your audacious escape! Unlock the mystery by finding clues, collecting items and solving puzzles.
3. Outdoor Activities – South Cerney Outdoor
Found in the Cotswold Water Park, South Cerney outdoor offers a fantastic experience for the whole family. In addition to providing fun family activities such as powerboating, kayaking, canoeing, orienteering, archery, bushcraft, sailing, tunnelling, and windsurfing, South Cerney Outdoor also offers a wide range of corporate team building events and instructor training lessons for in those looking to turn their hobby into a career.
4. The Theatre – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon Arts centre
Treat yourself and the whole family to the best comedy, drama, local amateur productions, concerts, and music at the Wyvern Theatre and Swindon Arts Centre. Tickets can be booked in advance, ordered online, purchased over the phone, or bought on the door.
5. Swimming – Link Centre
Link Centre offers you and your family the opportunity to enjoy a good swim in it’s 25m deck level pool. There are many different sessions available to suit swimmers of varied abilities, from swimming lessons and swim for fitness exercise sessions, to water work out classes. Sessions are available weekly and are suitable for family members of all ages.
6. Trampoline Park – Better Extreme
At Better extreme Park, you can find fun features such as the main jump area, slackline, fidget ladder, basketball, foam pits, and extreme Dodge ball to make your experience more fun.
7. Museum Trip – STEAM
The STEAM museum is full of exhibitions that are bound to excite everyone in your family no matter their age. This museum narrates the stories of strong men and women, who worked tirelessly to build, operate and travel on the great western railway. The STEAM also provides a unique venue for memorable events, such as weddings, birthday parties, and much more.
8. Golf – Wrag Barn Golf Club
Wrag Barn golf club features an 18 hole golf course with a varied mix of holes including ‘blind tee shots’ and holes that reward those willing to take risk. The club also features an 11 bay driving range, a pro shop, and fantastic event amenities along with exquisite dining inside the clubhouse bar. The courses offered at Wrag Barn golf club are suitable for everyone in the family, making it a great location for the perfect family day out.
9. Visit a Farm – Roves Farm
Roves farm offers you a great chance to engage in fun activities with your kids. The farm is open daily, and you can enjoy a variety of program events such as egg collecting, tractor rides, den building, children’s crafts, pet’s corner, an indoor play barn and much more.
10. Empire Cinema – Greenbridge Swindon
Empire Swindon is a huge cinema complex found in GreenBridge Retail Park Swindon. It’s a Multiplex cinema with a total of 12 screens. The cinema features IMAX screens, booster seats, food and drink counters, Ben and Jerry’s ice-cream, among other excellent facilities.
For more inspirational ideas on family days out in Swindon, check out Total Guide Swindon.