In West Wales, there is a wide variety of fun for children in Pembrokeshire. For a fun day out for your children, explore prehistoric ‘monsters’, and fantastic animals or enjoy the thrill of the roller-coasters. So many places offer a perfect adventurous day out for children – and you’ll probably have a fantastic time too!
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo
Winners of the 2015 Best Day Out in Wales and Pembrokeshire award, Folly Farm is great for a family day out, and for those who enjoy meeting exotic animals. Whatever the weather there is always something to see and do. Meet endangered animals and learn about its captive breeding programme. Including over 50 species of animal, highlights include the Giraffe House and the rare Bongo and Fossa breeds. The Jolly Barn and Farm hosts a variety of farmyard birds and animals such as pigs and sheep while Cwtch Corner gives a more hands-on experience with Chick Incubators and Goat Milking. Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Playgrounds ensure your children have fun whatever the weather, there is a Vintage indoor fairground, and Follies Theatre has showings including the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra. Alternatively, ride around the outdoor enclosures, deer park and nature trails on the Land Train.
Manor House Wildlife Park
Manor House Wildlife Park is a really lovely day out for all the family! Set in 52 acres, the zoo offers a chance to meet animals in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. Look out for the baby Meerkats and Lemurs! Highlights include the Southern White Rhinos; the ancient horse breed, the Przewalski; and the endangered Sumatran Tiger. You can also walk through the Wallaby and Lemur enclosures and visit the traditional African village surrounded by chickens and goats. Attractions include daily animal talks and feeding sessions, an educational wildlife trail and several outdoor play areas. On rainy days visit the indoor Hay-Play, Face-Painting and Climbing Wall.
For an exciting and informative day out, travel back in time at the Dinosaur Park and get up close and personal with a T Rex! Go on the Dinosaur Trail and learn about the Stegosaurus, Brachiosaurus and Triceratops. The Dinosaur Park is fun for all ages and offers a variety of activities, including Bubble Rides, Slides, and Motorised Tractors. Try the Outdoor Playground, Games Garden, Frisbee and Adventure Golf, and life-size Snakes and Ladders. In wet weather, there is still lots to do in the Indoor Playground with Fossil Hunts, Ball Pits and soft play slides.
Oakwood Theme Park
Oakwood Theme Park is packed with rides of all shapes and sizes. There are over 20 different rides to try, including the Treetops Coaster, Snake River Falls, Journey to Neverland and the terrifying Megafobia. The park has different rides for different groups. Family activities include a boating lake, gold-panning and mini-golf. Special night-time events every Wednesday and Saturday in August with fireworks, live bands and access to the rides in the dark!
Heatherton World Of Activities
Looking for somewhere for children to let off steam? For an action-packed adventure, with a huge choice of activities, Heatherton World Of Activities is the place for you! Highlights include GoKarts, Bowling, a free Climbing Wall, Zip Lines, Archery, Adventure Playgrounds, a Maze and so much more. There is also a free outdoor playground, the Tree Tops Trail where you can have an adrenalin-packed adventure, and a shop. Heatherton World of Activities operates a free admission, pay-when-you-play policy. Disabled and First Aid facilities available.
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