There’s no better time to be out and about with the family than in Spring. Here are some of our top family days out in Nottinghamshire…

National Justice Museum

A fascinating day out for all the family. Home to a range of interactive games, activities, historical characters and interesting exhibitions. Inspiring people of all ages to become active citizens by immersing themselves in the captivating history of Nottingham’s law and justice system.

City of Caves

Visit their sister attraction, the City of Caves. Somewhere you can explore the history of the people that lived and worked within the UK’s biggest network of caves. With over 500 caves under the streets of Nottingham, you can explore the fascinating underground history.

Clip ‘n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb is another family favourite in Nottingham encouraging anyone from 4yrs onwards to take part in a healthy challenging day out. Try one or all of their 26 different climbing lines in a safe, clean and fun environment. Who says it’s only the kids that get to have all the fun?

Lost City Adventure Golf

Whatever the weather, adventure golf is always a great option for all to enjoy. The Lost City Adventure Golf has two courses for you to explore. So why not head down to this tropical jungle to see who the best adventure golfer is – watch out for the animals!

Robin Hood Wheelgate Park

This family theme park is the perfect day out for all. Get up close with the animals, take to their play areas and have a splash in their wet and wild water park. One thing’s for sure, you are bound to have the best day at Robin Hood Wheelgate Park.

White Post Farm

One of the East Midlands’ most popular tourist attractions is White Post Farm. A great day out where you can get up close with a wide variety of animals, from farmland to more exotic creatures. Here you are encouraged to see and feed the animals. Before you head home let your little ones run off some energy in their indoor and outdoor play areas. Whether it’s rain or shine, White Post Farm is the perfect family day out!


RedKangaroo, a place to bounce your way through the day. Not only for kids, this trampoline park is full of wall-to-wall trampolines for any age and ability to enjoy. Immerse yourself in the biggest, brightest and bounciest family-friendly day out in Nottingham.


An exciting and colourful children’s indoor soft play centre located in Nuthall, Nottingham. Targeted for ages 0-10, you and your little ones are bound to have an amazing time in this fun, yet safe environment.

Green’s Windmill & Science Centre

George Green was a remarkable scientist and this is shown through Green’s Windmill; a fun but educational trip for all the family to enjoy. After visiting the mill why not pop into their science centre next door where you can learn about the history and achievements of George Green himself.

Sherwood Pines Forest Park

Sherwood Pines Forest Park is one of the largest forests open to the public in the East Midlands with over 3,300 acres to explore. Alongside the wide variety of outdoor activities available, you can also take a trip up high into the trees with Go Ape Tree Tip Adventure – a great challenge for all the family to try. Children can enjoy an exciting forest trail with Zog and his friends by picking up an activity pack from the information point.

Nottingham’s National Ice Centre

Why not take to the ice for a day full of fun and laughter. Whatever your age or ability, the staff at the National Ice Centre will teach you all you need to know to get started. Penguins and seals are available for those younger skaters, so you can get the whole family involved.

Country Parks

When the weather starts to improve and the sun starts to shine, head outdoors with the family. Pack up a picnic, put on your walking boots and take to some of Nottinghamshire’s greatest country parks. There’s plenty to choose from: Rufford Abbey, Clumber Park, Wollaton Hall & Deer Park, Newstead Abbey, Holme Pierrepont, Rushcliffe Country Park and many more. A great place for the whole family is Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, the home of legendary Robin Hood. Extending over 450 acres, why not pick up one of their children’s backpacks and head on an adventure exploring the best of nature, wildlife and the historical Major Oak.