Hills and Holes near Barnack, Stamford, is an old limestone quarry with undulating hills and hollows; great for running up and down with the kids and also dogs.
Ten pin bowling is an activity all the family can enjoy, even toddlers and pre-schoolers can get involved. So next time it rains, head down to your local alley and bowl a few frames!
Autumn and Halloween fun at at Burghley House this half term. The pumpkin trail runs until Sunday 2 November in the Sculpture Garden.
The otter playground at Ferry Meadows in Peterborough will keep the kids happy for hours with water, sand, swings, slides and tunnels.
Tatty Bumpkin is a fun class for babies and toddlers telling stories through yoga-inspired movement, singing and dancing.
Belton House, near Grantham, has a great adventure playground for kids with slides, zip wires, swings and a fort. Don’t miss the Ride Play Cafe for indoor play as well. A great day out for families with children of all ages.
Set in woodlands on the edge of the Norfolk Broads, the Wild Duck Haven Holiday caravan site is very family-friendly with kids’ clubs, swimming pools and sports activities.
Grimsthorpe Castle, near Bourne, has a lot going for it as a family day out – there’s the adventure playground, a bike ride around the grounds, a picnic lunch or just taking time to smell the flowers.