From toddlers to teens there is something for everyone whether they like sport, adventure, crafts, learning or more. Take a look at our top 10 suggestions, we promise the kids will have a great time, and you will too! 

1. Climb the Clock Tower (Apr-Oct) 

Kids will love the never-ending staircase and the magnificent views from the top. With 93 steps, it’s not for the faint-hearted.

2. Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre 

With swimming pools, climbing wall, inflatable sessions and soft play, kids f all ages will find something fun to do. 

3. Alban Way 

A safe and flat traffic-free trail dotted with play areas and recreation grounds so bring your bike and walk and explore this delightful route. 

4. St Albans Museum + Gallery & Verulamium Museum 

Amazing exhibits and fun activities including crafts and dressing up. For a fun, kid-friendly trail around the city, pick up a free map or download here (add link to map) to explore the city and learn it’s history. Map also available from St Albans Cathedral or email vic@stalbans.co.uk. 

5. Recreation Areas 

Verulamium Park offers huge green parkland with lakes, children’s play area and seasonal splash park. Or visit Clarence Park and Bernards Heath for playgrounds and pitches where kids can play. 

6. Cottonmill Community & Cycling Centre 

Bring your bike and for a daredevil ride try the Pump Track and Dirt Jumps or build your skills and confidence on the Cyclocross or Leisure Track. Relax in the café and watch your kids enjoy a memorable experience. 

7. Willows Activity Farm 

With children’s shows, tractor rides, farmyard petting, funfair rides and huge indoor and outdoor play areas, they won’t want to leave. 

8. de Havilland Aircraft Museum 

The UK’s oldest aviation museum is a fascinating day out with lots of hands-on activities and the chance to get up close to the iconic Mosquito combat aircraft nicknamed the “Wood Wonder” or “Mossie”. 

9. The Pioneer Club 

All ages are welcome to practise new tricks or learn basic skills on skateboards, scooters and in -liners. 

10. St Albans South Signal Box 

Pull levers and watch signal demonstrations at this unique interactive attraction, perfect for the whole family. Check here for opening times.