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Five for Friday – Family Fun Attractions

The British Ironwork Centre | Park Hall Countryside Experience | Black Hawk Laser | Whittington Castle | Llangollen Wharf. 

Looking for some family fun? What are the best things to do with the kids in and around Oswestry? Have fun on a farm, explore a castle, go on a metal safari, slow down on a canal boat or speed up again playing laser tag – there are plenty of family attractions near here.  If you’re looking for a great family day out, here are 5 attractions where we can guarantee fun for everyone. For more information on a wide range of family activities in the area, click here.

The British Ironwork Centre offers a unique experience. You’ll find a sculpture park, children’s play and activities, artisan shopping, skilled craftsmen and a restaurant & cafe to keep everyone happy.

Animal activities, indoor and outdoor adventure for the kids.  4 x 4 Landrovers, Barrel Train and heritage activities including Victorian School, Iron Age Roundhouse, Welsh Guards Museum and WWI Trenches

Black Hawk Laser Games offer the latest in laser combat games, escape rooms and virtual reality games played in an indoor arena. Based at Mile Oak Industrial Estate, Oswestry

At the heart of a 12-acre site are the remains of a C12th Marcher Norman Castle and gatehouse.  The beautiful grounds are great to explore. Meet the famous resident swans, Lady Beatrice and Sir Tom!

A major tourist attraction and part of a World Heritage Site, Llangollen Wharf presents beautiful scenery and the perfect day out. Visitors have enjoyed boat trips in the area since 1884. 

To find out more about family attractions in Oswestry and The Borderlands, call in at the Tourist Information Centre. Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Castle View SY11 1JR.

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