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A family at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Cambridgeshire
Family at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve | © National Trust Images/Oskar Proctor

Family-friendly places in Cambridgeshire

If you're looking for something fun to do with the family, why not enjoy a day out with the kids at one of these places around Cambridgeshire?

Places to visit with the family

Keep your little explorers busy on a family day out at one of these places in Cambridgeshire.

Visitors at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Cambridgeshire with windmill behind them.
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Wicken Fen 

There’s lots of events at Wicken Fen this half term - follow our children's stick trail and enjoy adventures and games, get crafty with FREE arts & crafts workshops for 12 - 16-year-olds, led by local artists and kindly funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, make your own bird box or get stuck into some owl pellet dissection!

Visitors walking in the garden in spring at Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire
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Wimpole Estate 

Help us find some feathered friends that have hidden on the ground floor of the house as part of the Wassail toy bird trail and then head to the basement where you will be able to create your own artwork, using recycled paper ‘feathers’. On Home Farm, head to the activity barn to create a paper plate chicken and blow off some steam at the new playground.

Family on a walk in front of the house at Anglesey Abbey, wearing coats and backs to the camera. The sun is shining.
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Anglesey Abbey 

Anglesey Abbey is full of adventures waiting to happen. Whether you want to play on the new equipment in the Woodland Play Area or build a den in the woods, there's plenty for everyone to see, do and enjoy.

Visitors exploring an exhibit inside Houghton Mill, Cambridgeshire.
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Houghton Mill 

Houghton Mill is now closed for the winter. Look out for Meet the Millers tours returning in the spring. The cafe is open and you can explore the scenic Waterclose Meadows.

Plan your Easter adventures now

Easter is just a few weeks away and we've got plenty of Easter adventures across Cambridgeshire. Find a trail near you and pick up your prize.

50 Things to try in Winter

Children playing at Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire
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Top ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ activities to do in winter 

Winter is the perfect time for many of the ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ activities. Wrap up warm and go welly wandering, fossil hunting or stargazing.

Play areas in Cambridgeshire

There’s nothing quite like playing outdoors. Swooshing down slides, clambering over logs and letting your imagination run wild. It’s no wonder that play areas are an essential part of many family days out. Here are some top places to play in Cambridgeshire.

Family on a walk in front of the house at Anglesey Abbey, wearing coats and backs to the camera. The sun is shining.
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Family-friendly things to do at Anglesey Abbey 

Plan your next family adventure at Anglesey Abbey.

Visitors walking in the garden in spring at Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire
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Family-friendly things to do at Wimpole 

From events and activities to getting close to animals, here's what you need to know about a family day out at Wimpole.

The South Front of Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Discover more in Cambridgeshire

Fenland landscapes, grand houses, lush farmland and a myriad of waterways can all be found in Cambridgeshire.