8 Things To Do With Kids in Louth
Louth, situated on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, is a beautiful Georgian market town, which boasts lots of fun activities and things to do for free, with its rich history, natural beauty and proximity to some of the country’s best beaches.
Looking for more family-orientated and child-friendly things to do in and around Louth? We’ve compiled a list of eight highly-rated activities for kids of all ages, both indoor and outdoors.
1. The Play Factory
What: If you’re looking for a day outing that will keep your kids busy for hours on end, then The Play Factory is a must-visit. The Play Factory is an indoor play facility that has everything you would expect from a soft play centre, including biff bash bags, climbing nets, slippery slides, bumpy steps, and observation pods. They cater for themed birthday parties, including favourites like Spiderman and Hello Kitty. Adults will also be happy as they have a café with Wi-Fi, as well as free parking.
Where: 1 Bolingbroke Rd, Fairfield Industrial Estate, Louth LN11 0WA
2. Rand Farm Park
What: Rand Farm Park is a fun, hands-on learning experience for kids of all ages. They can hold, touch, feed and cuddle the animals, which include goats, cows, alpacas, rabbits and horses. There are two indoor play areas, which also cater for toddlers, as well as a large outdoor adventure playground with full size trampolines. Tractor rides and a pedal go-kart track are on offer for the more energetic and adventurous kids.
Where: Rand, Market Rasen, LN8 5NJ
3. Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail
What: If the weather is good out and you are looking for a family day, why not try a self-guided spy theme treasure hunt? It’s fun for adults as well as kids, as you work together to solve the clues. Starting at Royal Square, it takes you on a circular route, past the museum and the unique ‘Kinema’ in the woods on the way to Jubilee Park, before returning to the start. Either download the app or print out a booklet at home and then head to the trail.
Where: Station Road, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6QL
4. Wild Pines Park
What: Shortlisted for the small visitor attraction of the year, you can’t miss out on Wild Pines Park — the largest ropes course in the UK. Set in the beautiful Linwood Warren, it offers over 1,050 metres of high-tree fun with 22 zip lines. Suitable for ages six years and up, visitors can also take part in treasure hunts, mini golf and archery.
Where: Legsby Rd, Market Rasen, LN8 3DZ
5. The Magical Castle
What: On an indoor weather day, The Magical Castle is a great hangout idea. Located on the Cleethorpes Seafront, it offers a range of indoor play facilities created for children of all ages. It features a huge indoor play structure themed around a fairytale castle. Kids can get active on the monkey bars, hamster wheel, balance beams, bouncy castle, dizzy discs, tunnels, climbing walls, and slides. There is a separate enclosed play area for children aged four. Parents can enjoy free Wi-Fi in a comfortable seating area and café.
Where: Meridian Point, Kings Road, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 0FB
6. Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary
What: Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary is a non-profit organisation that is funded entirely on donations and is home to many rescue donkeys. Other animals include zedonks, horses, ponies, chickens, and ducks. Carrots are available to buy to feed the animals. You can even bring the family dog with you, provided you keep it on the lead.
Where: Church Lane, Huttoft, Lincolnshire, LN13 9RB
7. Grimsby Ice Rink
What: Grimsby Ice Rink is a fun indoor ice skating experience for everyone! With great music, disco lighting, and a snow machine, your kids will be constantly entertained. The venue hosts various sessions suited to a range of ages and abilities, with group lessons for under 5s, Saturday Night Discos for the over thirteens, Family Ice Discos, and more.
Where: Rear of Leisure Centre, Cromwell Rd, Grimsby, DN31 2BH
8. Lincolnshire Aquapark
What: Lincolnshire Aquapark near the seaside is one of the world’s biggest aqua parks. It consists of eight trampolines, two slides, inflatable climbing walls, balance beams, a mega cyclone spinning hamster wheel, a marquee feature, and a five metre–high Jungle Joe. With its massive size and exciting offerings, this park promises a day of fun for the whole family. Note that children aged five and up are allowed entry, but any child under eight year olds must be accompanied by an adult.
Where: Grange Leisure Park, Alford Road, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, LN12 1NE.
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