There are many fun things to do in Slough, making it a great place for a break in the UK. Whether you are looking for days out to entertain the family, romantic things to do with your partner or entertainment for yourself, there is plenty to see and visit in the area. Our country house hotel is perfectly located for a hotel break near Slough, so we have lined up some of the best things to do to make sure you enjoy your trip to the area.
Attractions and days out in Slough
If you are stuck for ideas of what to do in Slough, we have got you covered with our list of attractions giving you plenty of ideas. There is something for everyone to enjoy from thrilling days out to relaxing theatre productions.
Go Ape Black Park
One of the best fun things to do in Slough is to enjoy an action packed day at Go Ape Black Park. The attraction is family friendly and is home to 6 different adventures. There’s something for all ages to enjoy with 3 treetop adventures - with the Treetop Challenge Xpress being the most challenging experience. The attraction isn’t all in the tree tops though, if you want to stay on the floor you can still enjoy the Forest Segway experience and forest biking.
Bust Out 360
If you are looking for a unique day out, then you need to consider Bust Out 360. Bust Out 360 is an escape room in Slough where you and up to 8 friends have 60 minutes to escape the themed adventure room. This Slough attraction is the perfect way to test your creativity, teamwork skills and encourage you to think outside of the box.
Right in the heart of Slough lies The Curve. The Curve is a cultural centre and iconic library which is also home to a cafe, gallery, Slough Museum, a performance venue, exhibition space, a Register Office with a wedding room, learning spaces and more. From pantomimes to comedy shows, there is something for everyone to enjoy at The Curve.
Things to do with the family in Slough
If you are planning a family break in the area then you will be looking for the best things to keep you all occupied. There is something for everyone to enjoy from adventure days to enjoying nature. No matter what day out you opt for, our hotel rooms are the best way for the whole family to relax afterwards.
Slough Ice Arena
One of the best family things to do in Slough is enjoying a day out at Slough Ice Arena. A day ice skating is a great way to get the whole family active, whether you are new to ice skating or already have experience. The venue hosts a variety of activities so there is something for everyone to enjoy. The list of exciting activities includes public ice skating sessions, figure skating lessons, group bookings, family discos, learn to skate programmes and more.
Salthill Activity Centre
Salthill Activity Centre is a great way to entertain children of all ages and is one of the best things to do in Slough with toddlers. The all weather adventure centre has plenty of activities. If you enjoy a thrill, the high ropes course is the perfect challenge whilst the indoor soft play area is perfect for the younger guests. One of the attractions at Salthill Activity Centre is ten pin bowling which is perfect for a fun day out. There is also a trampoline park for those looking to release some energy, a caving adventure for those that love exploring, a 15ft indoor high ropes course for those who love a thrill and soft play that’s suitable for all ages.
Empire Cinema Slough
Empire Cinema is a great way to entertain the whole family and keep busy. The cinema, which is located in the Queensmere Observatory Shopping Centre, is the perfect place to watch all of the latest releases and to relax. After watching the film of your choice, you can enjoy a bit of retail therapy in the shopping centre. The list of shops includes Primark, Sports Direct, Tk Maxx, Holland & Barrett, F.Hinds, Footlocker and more.
Free things to do in Slough
You don’t need to spend a penny to enjoy your time in the area. There are plenty of free things to do in Slough from stunning walks to outdoor sights to see. Below are three of the best days out for you to enjoy without spending a penny. After enjoying your day out in Slough, our country house hotel provides the perfect retreat.
Langley Country Park
Langley Country Park is one of the best beauty spots in the whole of Buckinghamshire and makes for a great free day out - especially when the sun is out. The park is full of history and is a haven for wildlife. From the colourful Temple Gardens that boast views of Windsor Castle to Kings Wood that is home to rare and endangered invertebrates. As well as this the park has a playground that is great for entertaining children. There are also public toilets, car parking and a tea room.
Black Park Country Park
Black Park is a large nature spot that is home to over 500 acres of woodland, open space and heathland. It is also home to Go Ape. The park has miles of woodland tracks and trails for you to enjoy - weather you choose to walk, run or cycle. Visitors can also enjoy a day of wildlife spotting. Black Park Lake has a variety of fish including Carp, Pike, Roach and many more. For children there is the Emma Sallis play area to enjoy.
Another stunning park in Slough is Herschel Park. The Grade II listed park and nature reserve covers 3.5 hectares. Visitors can enjoy wildlife spotting with plenty of nature to see in the nature reserve and wildlife ponds. As well as this the park has a wide variety of trees, flowers and shrubs for you to discover. In the summer it makes for a lovely picnic spot.
Now that you know all of the best things to do in Slough, you just need the best place to stay to ensure you can enjoy all of these days out. Our country house hotel is situated in Taplow, which is just around the corner from the area - making us the perfect place to stay near Slough as the hub for your visit. Our hotel has 32 stunning rooms for you to choose from with a variety of types from classic rooms to our beautiful Windsor Suite. After a busy day out our restaurant provides the perfect place to refuel.