Days Out Crawley

Theme Parks

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Diggerland Kent


Diggerland is the UK’s most unique digger-themed adventure park where children and adults have the chance to ride, drive and operate REAL full size construction machinery, under the guidance of trained staff – no driving licence required!



It really is the perfect place to take your kids for an action packed family day out. Experience the variety of rides and drives on offer – whether it’s enjoying the view on Sky Shuttle, hanging tight on Spin Dizzy, going for a bumpy ride in the Groundshuttle or digging dirt with a 6 tonne digger, there is something for all ages!
There are indoor and outdoor play areas, sandpits, coin operated rides and much more where the younger guests can let off steam whilst parents can relax and just watch the fun… or join in!

With four Diggerland theme parks located in Devon, Durham, Kent and Yorkshire, you can dig until your heart’s content!  Unique to the Kent Diggerland Adventure Park are the breathtaking, spectacular views across the River Medway of Rochester and its historic, 11th century cathedral and the 12th century castle which you can take in from 50 feet up on the Diggerland Skyshuttle… don’t forget your camera!

Why not upgrade your visit to include a Monster Digger Experience, JCB Experience, Dumper Truck or JCB Racing?

Open most weekends and school holidays (closed Nov to early February) openings times vary check the website.

Where: Medway Valley Leisure Park, Roman Way, Strood, Kent, ME2 2NU

Tel: 0871 22 77 007

Regular competitions and discounts through Facebook and Twitter


Chessington World of Adventures

Theme park with over 40 rides and attractions and 1000 animals in the Zoo and Sea Life centre.

Where: Leatherhead Road, Chessington, KT9 2NE

Tel: 0871 6634477

Drusillas Park

Widely known as the best small zoo in Europe, Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic day out that includes hundreds of exotic animals, from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas.

However animals are only half the fun! Kids will adore all the themed adventure play areas.

Don’t miss Drusillas Park’s brand NEW attraction for 2017, Go Safari!

Where: Alfriston Road, Alfriston, BN26 5QS

Tel: 01323 874100

Knockhatch Adventure Park

A fantastic choice for families with a petting farm, owl sanctuary, large indoor play centre, outdoor adventure playgrounds, trampolines, crazy golf, a boating lake, and lots of picnic areas. Plus paddling pools and water slides for the hot weather.

Prices and opening times vary by season so check with the attraction before planning your visit.

Where: Hailsham Bypass, Hailsham, BN27 3PR

Tel: 01323 442051


Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

Approx 1.5hrs drive from Crawley.

Paultons Park Theme Park including large adventure playground based on Peppa Pig, with 7 rides, indoor playzone, splash park and much more Peppa-themed fun.

Where: Ower, Romsey, The New Forest, SO51 6AL

Tel: 023 8081 4442

Thorpe Park

A theme park with more than its share of iconic rides, perfect for adrenaline seekers! There’s plenty for smaller children too, including Angry Birds land with it’s fantastic 4-D experience.

Prices start from £29.99 if booked in advance. Children under 3 enter for free.

Where: Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN

Tel: 0871 663 1673