Activities Advice Back To School

After school activities

Written by Eleanor Weeks

Do your kids want to learn a new skill?
Check out our after school activities which are just brill!
From Oxygen Freejumping to boating in Hyde Park,
You all can enjoy these fun activities from after school till dark!

1. Oxygen Freejumping, multiple locations

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Bounce your way over to Oxygen Freejumping for some after school fun! Here, your little ones can enjoy over a 100 interconnected trampolines, dodgeball courts, giant airbags, walk-the-wall trampolines and so much more. Fingers crossed for a peaceful nights sleep after the kids have burnt off lots of steam here! Book now!

2. Little Urchins Softplay, Warminster

Arrrr you looking for a pirate-themed soft play, perfect for your little pirates? Little Urchins Software in Warminster has three separate soft play areas for different age groups, plus a fantastic pirate ship for those aged ten and over! Let the kids explore, whilst you sit back and relax enjoying a hot or cold drink and a snack from the cafe. Find out more here.

3.  The Hyde Park Tennis Centre, London

Looking for an active after school activity? The Hyde Park Tennis Centre includes 6 Macdam Hard Courts, 2 Mini Tennis Courts and 1 9-Hole-Putting-Green, making there something for all family to get involved with no matter the ability!  Plus, there are football pitches which can be booked, perfect if you have a mini football superstar! Find out more here.

4. Mighty Claws Adventure Golf, Bournemouth

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For a roar-some after school adventure, head on down to Mighty Claws Adventure Golf! Your little dino hunters will love this 18-hole golf course set in a Jurassic landscape filled with moving dinosaurs, steaming volcanos and thundering waterfalls. Visit the on-site casual dining restaurant for a great range of Pizzas, shakes and drinks as well as a tasty kids’ menu! Book now!

5. The Crafty Cafe, Surrey

This friendly and relaxed pottery cafe offers a wide selection of pottery for your little ones to paint, making it the perfect downtime activity after an undoubtedly chaotic day at school! There are over 100 different objects to choose between,  with options for toddlers all the way up to adults! Find out more here.

6. Big Rock Climbing Centre, Milton Keynes

One evening after school this week why not take your children rock climbing?  Not only is it super fun but it will also help to develop your child’s endurance, balance and flexibility! Down at Big Rock Climbing Centre, there is plenty to do from crazy climb to lots of clubs to choose from. Plus, for smaller children ages 3-6, there is a dedicated climbing area full of fun and exciting equipment. Find out more here.

7. National Trust, multiple locations

Exploring nature is something you can do all year-round, making it the perfect after school activity no matter what the season! There is so much to do, from a game of hide and seek in the woods, to a bike ride around a nature reserve or simply having fun in the park!   Plus, with over 500 national trust sites across the UK, there shouldn’t be one too far from the school gates! Find out more here.

8. Fourways Play Centre, Warwickshire

For the ultimate after school activity, head to Fourway Play Centre, one of the Midlands’ biggest and best indoor soft play centres for children 0-12 years old. From a 6m drop slide to a 2 lane astra slide and even a race tracks too, your children are bound to have whale of a time here! Plus, toddlers and babies have their own area for them to play safely. Find out more here.

9. Boating in Hyde Park, London

Whilst the evenings are still light when the little ones finish school, why not take them out on the water with one of the pedal boats which operates on the Serpentine! Find out more here.

10. Air Space Trampoline Park, Stevenage

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Your littles one are set to bounce, flip and jump their energy away at Air Space with its 100 plus interconnected trampolines! As well as general freestyle sessions for keen mini bouncers, you can also join in with organised games such as dodgeball, football and basketball. Book now!

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