Family Fun

There's plenty of family-orientated fun to be had in and around Bedford

Herrings Green Activity Farm & Bird of Prey Centre

Home to over 200 birds of prey andanimals, open daily from 10.00 – 6.00.

A great day out for the whole family; bird of prey flying displays, pat a pet, animal and critter shows, shire

horse talk, groom the donkeys, meetand handle the owls, children’s play equipment, tractor trailer rides, crazy golf and lots more. Tea room, gift shop and ice cream parlour open daily.

Herrings Green Activity Farm & Bird of Prey Centre, Cotton End Road, Wilstead, Beds MK45 3DT Tel 01234 742362 or 01234 742766

Jungle Jim’s Playland

Indoor play and party venue for children up to 10 years old.

They are open six days a week so come and go wild in our safe, clean, secure, fun and fully air conditioned Jungle.

Whilst you're little cubs play, the grown-ups can relax and for those indulgent moments savour their quality coffee and range of cakes, pies, and freshly made snacks.
Clue HQ Bedford now open at Jungle Jim’s. Can you and your team escape within 60 minutes
Opening Times
Monday - Closed (open on School Holidays)
Tuesday to Wednesdays - 9.30am - 3.30pm
Thursday & Friday - 9.30am - 6.00pm
Saturday - 9.30am to 5.00pm
Sunday - 10.00am to 4.00pm
5 Tyne Road, Middlefield Industrial Estate, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 1SA
Tel 01767 682808

Kids World

A soft-play paradise for energetic kids in the centre of Bedford! A fantastic range of steps to climb up, walk ways to scramble over and slides to whizz down. They let off steam in the play centre whilst you take a break, catch up with friends and have a well earned coffee.
Mondays – Closed
Tuesdays – 10am – 4pm (4.30pm – 6pm Exclusive private hire)
Wednesdays & Thursdays – 10am-6.30pm
Fridays & Saturdays – 10am – 6pm (6.30pm – 8pm Exclusive private hire)
Sundays – 10am – 5.30pm
9 Kingsway, Bedford, MK42 9AX
Tel 01234 325309

Laser World

Huge, professionally built, 4000 square foot Laser Tag Arena. Play as an individual or as part of a team. Find the secret bases and destroy them to get a huge score to beat the rest. Hide in the dark corners and shoot your unsuspecting opponents from a distance! (Minimum height of 1.2metres)
They offer packages for everybody. Have your party with them, book as a group, hire the arena exclusively, or you can just play with a few mates.
Opening Hours
Tues 12am-4pm
Wed - Thurs 12am-6.30pm
Fri 12am – 8pm
Sat 10am – 8pm
Sun 10am – 5.
Booking advised
9 Kingsway, Bedford, MK42 9AX
Tel 01234 354184

Oasis Beach Pool

Fantastic facilities on offer including a fun swimming pool featuring wave machine, 2 flumes, bubbles, water mushroom and bubble burst, water-based group exercise clasess, a small gym and a café.
Pool Open 7 days 9.30am – 6.30pm Fun and Flumes (Holiday Time) 10.30am – 6pm

Cardington Road, Bedford, MK42 0BZ
Tel 01234 272100 Oasis_Pool


Soft play for children of all ages up to 10 years. Playhouse offers fun activities for children and includes exciting play frames, a separate baby and toddler area and private kids party rooms. Mums & Dads can relax with great coffee and a magazine to pass the time. If you would like private access to the Playhouse then take a look at their private hire options. They also run lots of fun classes, activities and events so keep an eye on their What's On page for details.
Hours of play
Monday - Thursday - 9am - 5.30pm 
Friday & Saturday - 9am - 6pm 
Sunday - 10am - 5pm 
Bank Holidays - 10am -4pm
Twinwoods Adventure, 36 Twinwoods Business Park, Thurleigh Road, Milton Ernest, MK44 1FD
Tel 01234 816350

Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod is home of the FIA European Drag Racing Championships, the fastest & loudest motorsport on earth! Santa Pod hosts over 50 events including: National drag race meetings, modified car shows, VW Beetle & Camper festivals, Japanese performance car events, retro & classic car events, Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days. Enjoy VIP / corporate hospitality and fantastic family days out and see Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet Cars, Rocket Bikes, Monster Trucks, Drifting, Stunt Displays and much more.

Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough Northants NN29 7XA
Tel 01234 782828

 Xtreme360 Trampoline Park

Bounce, twist & 360 your way through the air on a bed of interconnecting trampolines, including angled walls and soft padded launch platforms! Launch yourself through the air into Soft Foam Pits, battle with your friends on the Jousting Beam, test your Slam Dunk skills with the Basket Ball Hoops or try your luck at Aeroball…the fun is endless!!

There is also a mezzanine area to relax and watch the jumping, with a Café serving hot and cold food and beverages.
Opening Hours
Term Time*

Mondays Wednesdays & Fridays    10am – 7pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays:     12am – 7pm
Saturdays:     10am – 7pm
Sundays:     10am –  5pm
School Holidays*
Mon – Thurs:  10am – 7pm
Fri & Sat:   10am – 7pm
Sun:    10am – 5pm
*Opening hours may vary, please check the Book Now Calendar to make sure the session is available and book online before arriving. 
9 Little End Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, PE19 8JH
Tel 01480 587296