Days Out Stratford-upon-Avon

Soft Play and Play Areas

Stratford and the surrounding areas have a wealth of places to visit to keep the whole family entertained.  For special events please go to the events calendar

If you have any favourites which are not already listed, then please contact us here. Basic listings are free.  If you wish to have an enhanced listing – with a backlink to your website, logo or graphic, full description and social media links – the cost is only £19+VAT/month.  For other advertising opportunities click here.

Featured Listing

Hatton Adventure World

Spring Spectacular
30th March – 15th April 2018

Easter Time is EGGSTRA special at Hatton Country World with lighter, longer days and the sun peeping through, Spring is the air. It really is the most fabulous time of the year and we know our visitors will love it too!

It’s the time of year when we welcome our Spring arrivals from super cute lambs, gorgeous kid goats, pink piggies, bouncing bunnies, dippy ducks, cheeping chicks and so much more. Come along and meet them all, we offer the chance to feed and handle the animals within farmyard favourites.

Enter our Easter Egg Hunts around the Park to win yummy prizes,

Hop aboard Hatton’s famous Tractor Safari for a spin around the park,

Back by popular demand we welcome the return of our Famous Sheep Racing…..Place your bets!

Meet the Masters of the Skies with one of our Falconry Displays, held indoors when wet.

PLUS Magic and Puppet Shows, Outdoor Laser Combat (8yrs+), Fun Fair Rides (younger children) and of course our huge indoor softplay area Snorty’s Superslide Mania!

Re-charge your batteries with a lovely cuppa and scrumptious cake in Café Lavender Blue or head into our Spinning Jenny Restaurant for a nice family lunch.

Hatton Adventure WorldWhatever you decide to do you’re guaranteed a fabulous day! Prebook your tickets via our website for great online discounts!

Where: Hatton Country World, Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick, CV35 8XA

Tel: 01926 843411


Featured Listing

Imagination Street Soft Play and Trampoline Park

Imagination Street Soft Play and Trampoline Park Did you know that less than half an hour from Stratford-upon-Avon is the Midland’s largest combined soft play and trampoline park – plus kids party centre!

We are open 7 days a week Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday 10:30am to 5:30pm

  • Baby and crawlers area
  • Toddler sessions with extra activities
  • No charge for adults
  • Free parking
  • Great value food and drink
  • Free WiFi
  • Outstanding range of children’s themed parties
  • New disco party room for 2018
  • Discount for using both the soft play area and the trampoline park together
  • Adult exercise trampoline classes so the adults don’t have to miss out!


When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am to 12pm

No extra charge for sing a longs, story time, craft activities and a free tea or coffee for adults. No need to book


Every school day come on in after 3.15 for unlimited soft play and a great choice of hot meals for just £6 – £9 including a 30 minute trampoline session

Imagination Street Soft Play and Trampoline ParkADULT EXERCISE CLASSES

Wednesdays: 6:30-7:30pm

Fridays: 10:30am-11:30am

Imagination Street Bounce and Boogie Exercise Classes £6 per session (plus £2 socks which you keep).  On a Friday morning we can even look after your children for you for an extra £2.

Where: Unit 4 Astwood Business Park, Astwood Lane, Astwood Bank, Redditch B96 6HH

Tel: 01527 892243

Facebook: Check out our Facebook page for our latest offers

All Things Wild

*UPDATE Jungle Mayhem playbarn opened February 2017!

An all-weather, year round family attraction and allow people of all ages to enjoy the amazing things that nature can bring. Party packages available.

Where: Station Road, Honeybourne, Nr Evesham, WR11 7QZ

Tel: 01386 833083

Caterpillar Cafe

Stratford-upon-Avon’s first dedicated family friendly cafe and FREE indoor play zone, based at The Old Slaughterhouse (open Fridays).

Stay and play session every Friday morning from 9.30am-11am for parents to sit and relax while your little ones expand their minds and abilities playing with our toys, doing crafts and making their own snacks.

Come and discover our:
– monthly visits from childcare professionals to offer support and advice
– specially designed FREE play zone for toddlers and babies
– monthly theme to inspire little minds
– themed craft corner
– cookery nook where children can make their own themed snack
– storytime wind-down after a morning of play
and much more!

When: Every Friday 9am until 11am

Where: Caterpillar Cafe, The Old Slaughterhouse, Sheep Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EE

Children’s Play Village

**Opening Tuesday 3rd April 2018**

We have 10 wonderful role play areas that are full to the brim with play props, dressing up outfits and all things role play.

The role play areas have been designed to appeal to children age 3 and upwards, only stopping when your child no longer enjoys this type of play.  Ages 1 to 3 years will require close parental supervision.

For babies and crawlers under 12 months have a dedicated, separate area.

Where: Warwick

Tel: tbc

Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park

*Recommended by Mumbler! Read our review here

Compton Verney is delighted to welcome visitors with children. Whatever the weather, we can offer something for every member of your family to enjoy.  From our children’s woodland adventure play area, willow tunnels and nature trails to all-weather explorer backpacks and arty activities every school holiday there’s always plenty to capture the imagination, stimulate the mind and keep your children happy and interested.

The Family Room is large and well equipped with games, arts & crafts, chalk boards, DUPLO, puppet show and more.

Tuesdays: Tiny Tuesdays, weekly soft play 11.30am to 3pm FREE FOR UNDER 5s and lots of other activities for kids to do when they get here

Thursdays: Forest School (term time) 12:30pm to 2:30pm FREE FOR UNDER 5’s

Where: Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

Tel: 01926 645500

Cotton Nappy Company (The)

A ‘real’ cloth nappy shop based in Leamington Spa. We offer a range of cloth nappies, slings, baby clothes (new and pre-loved) and TENS machine hire.  The benefits of multi-sensory exploration for babies is well evidenced, so our baby sensory room is perfect for all pre-walkers.

Where: 41 Russell Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 5QB

Tel: 01926 430000

Hooray’s British Gelato Kitchen

We’re proudly independent and make all our gelato on site in our kitchen.   Our kitchen creates artisian (which means individually made) 38 flavours of gelato (icecream) and sorbets, Belgium waffles, sweet crepes, cakes, cheesecakes, gourmet locally roasted freshly ground coffee, herbal teas and don’t forget the cookie jar.

With children’s corner play area and party packages for both children and adults available.

Where: 27-28 High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AU

Tel: 01789 296613

Jungle Town Play Experience

Jungle Town is a new and innovative play experience for children who love role play. We have created a child-sized town, run by jungle animals!  Party packages available.

Where: The Shopping Courtyard, Stratford Garden Centre, Campden Road, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 8LW

Tel: 01789 296637

McDonald’s Stratford-upon-Avon

Small soft play area upstairs aimed at preschoolers.

Where: McDonald’s, Western Road, off Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0AH

Tel: 01789 298187

Oh So Scrumptious Cafe & Pottery Studio

Child-friendly cafe and icecream parlour now serving Hoorays! locally produced sorbets and gelato.  Pottery painting parties available. Outside kids playground.

Where: The Shopping Courtyard, Stratford Garden Centre, Campden Road, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 8LW

Tel: 01789 205745

Riverside Restaurant

*Recommended by Mumbler! Read our review here

Casual family dining including Sunday carvery.  1 mile outside Stratford centre overlooking the River Avon (opposite NFU Mutual)

Large outside playground.

Where: Riverside Bar & Restaurant, Tiddington Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7AB

Tel: 01789 200 166

Rugrats and Half Pints

An award winning concept in indoor activities for children aged between 0-10 years.  It includes a wide range of sensory and soft play activities all under one roof.  Also party provider.

Where: Beaumont Road, Banbury OX16 1QY

Tel: 01295 250 060


Henry’s Castle at Stratford Armouries Museum

Family run play barn located 2 miles north of Stratford on Avon. Our playgrounds provide fantastic play facilities for kids in any age and relaxing restaurant with café area for parents. Henry’s Castle, being part of Stratford Armouries, offers exciting all day activities for whole families, school groups and individual guests.  Party packages available.

Where: Gospel Oak Lane, Snitterfield, Stratford on Avon, CV37 0JA

Tel: 01789 262468

Umberslade Farm Park

Our family-run children’s farm park is a fantastic family day out with the children of all ages, with in-door Egg Splat cannons and ride-on tractors as well as two adventure play areas for different age groups. Children can also jump on board our tractor & trailer ride too!  Party packages and camping also available.

Where: Butts Lane, Tanworth In Arden, B94 5AE

Tel: 01564 742251

Wacky Warehouse and Hungry Horse

Various locations including:

The Strawberry Field, Charity Crescent, Evesham, WR11 2UT
Tel: 01386 422535


Wyevale Garden Centre

Are the kids getting restless at home? Why not let them go wild in our soft play area (recently refurbished). It’s the perfect way for them to let off a bit of steam and for you to come in and warm yourself up in our restaurant with our delicious coffees and enticing food menu.  Can also be booked for children’s parties

Where: Wyevale Garden Centre, Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0PR

Tel: 0844 288 5150