Family and Kids in Southampton

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Southampton? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Southampton, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Southampton.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Southampton for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Seacity Museum

    Educational Site

    A new museum housing the oldest of information, Sea City Musuem is a sprawling 2000 sqmts huge. It officially opened itself to the public on 10th April 2012 and has two section a permanent one and a temporary one. The permanent one exhibits Southampton’s connection to RMS Titanic. Most of its passengers were from there. It also explores the British Enquiry into how it sank accompanied by ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Hythe Ferry

    Family and Kids

    A part of one of the oldest transportation systems in England, The Hythe Pier, The Hythe Pier Railway Station and The Hythe Ferry all are an integral component of the system. The Station is where the locomotive halts and people board it. It runs along a 640mt long pier that goes deep into the water channel and you reach the Hythe Pier. The pier makes continuous trips between Southampton and Hyt...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Solent Sky Museum

    Family and Kids

    Previously known as Southampton hall of Aviation the museum houses extensive collection of jets and fighter planes. Southampton is quite an important place geographically hence the cities transport systems were continuously upgraded. Be it water, road or air, the best of efforts were dedicated towards that. The museum showcases models and replicas of many such jets and even gives you the opport...Read more
  4. Amazing Southampton attraction for kids
    Powerboat Days

    Family and Kids

    Have a chance to ride the fastest powerboats in England. Powerboat Days offers thrilling experiences tailor-made to suit your preferences. The place gives lecture and instructions first about motorboats and then takes you on field with all the safety gear. Out of the many boats 3 of the most exciting are the Honda 40, Thunderbolt and Jet viper. You get a kick of adrenaline while riding these. T...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    The Common

    Family and Kids

    Southampton Common is a large open space located in the heart of city. Its 326 acres of area consists of woodland, parks, grasslands, ponds, paddling pool, children’s play area and a fishing lake. Designated as a Site for Scientific Interest the place is full of interesting flora and fauna, especially near the cemetery. The Commons are a common place for many events and festivals that hap...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Southampton
    Duck-2-water

    Family and Kids

    Be it a beginner or a professional, a corporate party event or a personal birthday bash Duck 2- water has provisions for all. Besides offering thrilling fast rides in powerboats they also offer training courses to learn to steer them. They arrange yachts with all the luxurious amenities for a personal or an office related parties. There are tailor made packages as well as different kinds of pow...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Westquay

    Family and Kids

    Located at the centre of the city WestQuay is a sprawling 800,000sqft huge shopping mall. It has over 150 retail shops full off well-known brands. Opened on September 28th 2000 the mall is home to brands like Marks & Spencer, Dolce Gabbana, Zara, John Lewis and many more from the fashion industry. One of the favourite place for everyone to go shopping for the mall has everything you can thi...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Riverside Park

    Park

    A simple little park located in the suburb of Bitterne Park of Southampton. About 32 hectare long, it contains 6 football pitches 2 cricket pitches 18 hole pitch and putt A tennis court Skate park 3 play areas The park is perfect for many recreational activities as well a leisurely stroll along the river Itchen. Classified as a site of Scientific Interest the park is an important place for a ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    New Forest Lavender Farm

    Garden

    The garden heaven on earth, New Forest lavender Farm located in West Willow is a beautiful place. In here you’ll find a wide variety of lavenders, herbs, perennials, roses and grasses. The place also consists of a tearoom where food is served along with homemade soups and beverages. All the ingredients used are home-grown giving the preparations a very personal and an authentic touch. The...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    S S Shieldhall

    Family and Kids

    The SS Shieldhall halted on berth 48 is the largest working steam ship in Britain. It offers the opportunity to sail on its board on the waters of Solent and as far up to the Isle of Wight. Built in 1954 the ship has two triple expansion steam engines set vertically. It was withdrawn from Solent waters due to rising prices of oil in 1985. Only after twenty years in 2005 she made a return and no...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
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    Family and Kids

    This is an important gallery that houses the art history spanning about 8 centuries. From Tudor to Renaissance to contemporary the gallery has about 3700 works. One can see a distinct evolution in western art as one walks through the halls. The gallery is located in Southampton’s Civic Centre which is the only other building which is heated with geothermal energy along with West Quay mall...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Eling Tide Mill

    Family and Kids

    A 900 year old mechanism still kept intact, The Eling Tide Mill is one of the only two remaining operating mills, the other one being in Suffolk. Running for at least 5 to 7 hours daily the mill has two independent waterwheels. While one is used for the production of flour the other one is used only for exhibitory purposes. An interesting place to visit for both adults and children and witness ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Children's Pleasure Park

    Park

    A fun little place for children with over 20 rides located in the Children’s Pleasure Park located in Basset Sports centre. The rides are safe and fun for children and they include: Trampolines Roundabout Snake Slides Chair o’ Planes Aqua Blasta And many more. Other than this there is a picnic area and even a refreshments sections. They also manage birthday parties and other event...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
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    Family and Kids

    As the name suggests the house was built by a merchant named John Fortin in 1290. Since then it has been used for various purposes over the years. Sometimes as a store room, sometimes as a parlour and even as brothel during the WWI. The house underwent great damage during the Blitz bombing. It was later rebuilt in the same way as it looked before. Today it’s scheduled tourist attraction a...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Ymca Family Park And Campsite

    Park

    The YMCA Family Park near Fairthorne Manor is a wonderful place for camping. Equipped with shower and toilet facilities the site has space for about 60 pitches. It also includes Café’s and shops for essential camping supplies. Pitch BBQ and campfire site. Children’s activities and sports equipment. Give yourself a chance to sing songs and tell stories around the campfire, e...Read more