Local activities!

(Distance from Picket Pods)
Once Upon A Playtime (8.4 miles)
Play Centre with an educational focus with large 3 tiered play structure and sports area for big kids plus an area dedicated to babies and tots that offers a smaller play frame, ball pool and car track.
Bridgend Recreation Centre (8.4 miles)
Bridgend Recreation Centre boasts the area’s largest leisure pool complete with hydro-slide, wave machine and beach area with baby slide.
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes
An important wildlife habitat for quiet contemplation of nature… next to a series of enormous sand dunes down which you can sled!
Dizzys Castle (11.9 miles)
Indoor adventure play facility with all the classic and contemporary features one expects, including a dedicated under 3s zone.
South Wales Karting Centre (3.5 miles)
They have a range of karts to suit both the novice driver or to test the more experienced, so it’s guaranteed that there is something for everyone. Minimum age eight years.
Go Ape Margam (16.3 miles)
Port Talbot
Go Ape is the UK’s No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Hendrewennol Fruit Garden (8.2 miles)
Pick Your Own fruit farm with a summer Maize Maze, huge sand pit, Willow Domes and Hay Bales.
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Eskimo Joes (21.0 miles)
Eskimo Joes offers a fairly unique combination of state of the art children’s multi level play area with a snow and ice theme, plus full size ice rink with full rentals.
South Wales Miners Museum (24.0 miles)
Neath Port Talbot
Children can experience the dark room where there is no natural light, emulating the conditions underground. Cap lamps and helmets can be tried on and your imagination can enhance your experience of a time now very distant. This is a must see attraction in Afan Forest Park.
Ferndale Skate Park (24.2 miles)
Ferndale Skate Park is a charity skate park especially for young people. Aside from the indoor ramps and outdoor bmx pump track, we have a café and a viewing area. We have bands play now and then and we hold skating competitions when we can. We keep our prices as low as possible.
St Fagans National History Museum
One of Europe’s leading open-air museums and Wales’s most popular heritage attraction. It stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle and offers traditional crafts, native livestock and exhibitions.
LC Waterpark (27.4 miles)
Make waves in our fantastic family-friendly WATERPARK, an exciting network of pools, rides and slides including the one-of-a-kind Boardrider. Plus visit? our aquatic themed interactive PLAY AREA which will keep young adventurers entertained for hours. Newest feature: Volcano Bay!
Planet Ice Cardiff (17.9 miles)
 Family friendly ice skating facility with penguin skating aids for very little ones, and a special Ice Toddlers session with toys and games for kids 18 months to 5 years olds.
Techniquest (18.3 miles)
Purpose built Science Centre and Planetarium providing interactive science experiences making science accessible to everyone.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Cardiff (19.2 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Doctor Who Experience (19.2 miles)
This interactive journey takes you and the Doctor on a spectacular adventure through time and space.
The Doctor Who Experience
Singleton Park (30.2 miles)
Park with a boating lake, a 18 hole crazy golf course, a childrens adventure playground and the Egypt Centre where you can see lots of Egyptian treasures.
Oakwood Theme Park (77.0 miles, 1h 39mins)
Oakwood Theme Park is a theme park in Pembrokeshire, Wales which attracts over 400,000 visitors each year