Fun things to do with children in Hertfordshire. Family days out, activities and attractions for all ages in Hertfordshire.
Brickendon Lane, Brickendon, Hertfordshire
A fun, outdoor learning experience, the Celtic Harmony Camp brings to life activities from the stone and iron age. Thatched roundhouses are set within native woodland and children can try their hands at a range of historic activities and listen to educational stories. The open-air museum hosts themed events during school holidays.
Willows Activity Farm
Coursers Road, London Colney, AL4 0PF
Cute animals, Peter Rabbit and Tristan the Runaway tractor, this is a full day of colourful characters and fun for little ones. The farmyard includes indoor and outdoor adventure play and hosts special events during school holidays such as a summer spectacular, camp nights, pumpkin festival and fireworks. Book here.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter Experience
Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, WD25 7LR
A must-visit for every Harry Potter fan! TA showcase of iconic props, costumes and sets allow Harry Potters fans to witness the magic of filmmaking first-hand.
Book your ticket.
Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6DF
One for thrill seekers! The high top adventure welcomes children and adults to try the 30ft high ropes course and 10ft Monkey trail.
St Michael’s Street, St Albans, AL3 4SW
Built on the site of one of the largest Roman cities in Britain, the Museum is filled with ancient treasures and some of the finest mosaics outside of the Mediterranean. Explore the wonders of Roman life, immerse yourself in recreated Roman rooms and admire the craftsmanship of the intricate large-scale mosaics on display. After your visit to the Museum explore remains of the Roman town in Verulamium Park. Directly outside the museum you can visit the Roman Hypocaust, and if you venture a little further, you can see the Roman city walls too.
Knebworth House & Gardens
Old Knebworth Lane, Stevenage SG1 2AX
Spend the day exploring the lovely gardens with a maze and walled kitchen garden. Children can let off steam at the adventure playground and dinosaur park. End the day with a picnic in the beautiful grounds. Find out more.
Lee Valley Boat Centre
Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne, EN10 6LX
Get children away from a screen and into the great outdoors with a day of adventure at Lee Valley Country Park. It’s an ideal base for picnics, walks, cycling and a spot of fishing. Make the day extra special and hire a boat or opt for a river cruise.
Paradise Wildlife Park
White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne EN10 7QA
Home to over 800 exotic wild animals including one of the best big cat collections in the country, exotic animal experiences and a recently completed a brand-new tiger habitat: ‘Land of the tigers’ with an underwater viewing, the first of its kind in the UK. Find out more.
De Havilland Aircraft Museum
Salisbury Hall, London, Colney, AL2 1BU
If you have a budding aviation fanatic, wow them with a trip to De Havilland Aircraft Museum. Get up close and personal with some of Britain’s most iconic aircraft in a historic setting. Visitors can watch restoration projects, sit in the passenger cabins and even a fighter cockpit.