Children: Days Out For Kids

Las Couenas Creative Centre
Creative workshops for children and adults on a variety of themes such as sewing, jewellery making, clay modelling, toy making and cooking. Art gallery. Croze (23)
JCS Karting
Open all year, 7 days a week. Karting for all the family (800m track) and paintball in a park of 2 hectares. Les Grandes-Landes, Lubersac (19).
Mayaventure Aubazine
Adventure park with 9 different levels of trails for children and adults and 80 games in a four hectare site. Bungee jumping, climbing assault course and paintball, open to everybody. Mayaventure, Aubazine (19).
Parc du Reynou
Landscaped park and zoo set around a 19th centuy castle with more than 600 animals from 110 different species from 5 continents. Le Vigen (87).
Labyrinthe Geant des Monts de Gueret
Large maze spread over 2 hectares with games and activities including zip wires, a giant ping pong table and a water slide. Visit lasts about 1 hour. Open from the end of March to the beginning of November. Rte de Bourganeuf, Gueret (23).
Accro-branches suitable for all the family from 3 years up. An acrobatic journey through the trees or on the ground by foot or on bikes and with routes suitable for handicapped people. St-Antoine-les-Plantades, Donzenac (19).
DArbre en Arbre
Travel from tree to tree using suspended footbridges and creepers. 90 activities with 5 circuits for adolescents and adults and 2 for children. Lac de Vassiviere, Broussas -De-Maulde (23).
Les Loups de Chabrieres
Zoological park to observe European, Albertan and Mackensian wolf packs in a natural environment, a museum which describes the nature of wolves and an observatory with a 450mm telescope. 9 av Ch. de Gaulle, Gueret (23).
Aquarium du Limousin
More than 300 species and 2500 fish exhibited. Visit the nursery, the quarantine quarters and the filtration systems with the resident biologist. Open 7 days a week. 2 bd Gambetta, Limoges (87).
Tarz en Arbre
7 circuits of accro-branch for adults and children aged 5 years and up. Supervised by fully qualified staff. Av de Brachaud, Limoges (87).
Le Splash
Water park with slides, lagoons and swimming pools all supervised. Access to the Dordogne for canoeing. Picnic areas. Rue Louis Bessou, Argentat (19).
Espace Hermeline
Out door activiy park including a 12 km rail trip, accro branches, obstacle courses, zip wires, tarzan ropes, mini-golf, tennis, fishing and swimming. Bussiere-Galant (87).
Historical account narrated by a young girl from the Creuse of life in the region in the 20th century from stone masons stories to the making of the local liqueurs. 18 rue de lOiseau, Benevent-lAbbaye (87).
La Cite des Insectes
Museum with 400m2 of displays and 8,000m2 of gardens in which to discover the world of insects such as butterfys, ladybirds and wasps. Open from April to November, 7 days a week, 10:30-19:00. Chaud, Nedde (87).
Botanical garden established in the 19th century with more than 115 different species of trees and shrubs to discover on well marked walks. Glasshouse to visit as well. Check web site for opening times. St-Setiers (19).
Elevage du Palais
Visits by 4 wheel drive vehicles or train of the bison park which is home to about 50 animals. Horse riding also available. Le Palais, Bourganeuf (23).
Centre Aquarecreatif
Covered water park with swimming pools, water jets, bubbling baths, water slides and jacuzzis. Open air swimming opool in Summer. Rte de Vimbelle Bourbacoup, Tulle (19).
Jardin de Lostanges
A walk through the botanical garden with plants and trees from tropical and temperate forests. Open from April to September, off season by appointment. Saumont, Lostanges (19).