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

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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

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All Things Wild

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 indoor play zone, based at Tyler House Hub on Fridays.

Stay and play session every Friday from 10am-2pm for parents to sit and relax while little caterpillars expand their minds and abilities playing with our toys, doing crafts and making their own snacks.

Come and discover our:
– regular visits from child-centred professionals to offer support, advice and local classes
– specially designed play zone for babies to Year 2 aged children
– monthly theme to inspire little minds
– themed craft corner
– cookery nook where children can make their own themed snack
– drinks, snacks and cold lunches for big and little caterpillars at reasonable prices
and much more!

When: Every Friday 10am until 2pm

Where: Caterpillar Cafe, Tyler House Hub, Tyler Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6TY

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

Hatton Adventure World

The entry all-inclusive price takes away the worry of finding any hidden extras as all activities are included. Visitors are urged to book their place today at as special discounts are available for early booking online.

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

Tel: 01926 843411


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

Play Planet Stratford

***OPENING JULY 2018***

A brand new soft play centre is coming to Stratford-upon-Avon!

Soft play parties will be £9.50/head for a 2 hour party including a hot meal, ice cream dessert (or equivalent) and unlimited squash in one of our party rooms with a designated party host to look after you during the party.

We will also be offering laser tag parties in the evenings – which include all of the above as well as exclusive use of the play frame for the duration of the party for £13.50/head.  There will be sessions specifically designed for older children/teenagers.

Where: 22 Western Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0AH

Riverside Restaurant

*Recommended by Mumbler! Read our review here

Casual family dining  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