Top 10 for kids

Photo: Ard Jongsma

Here you will find a guide to activities for kids in Herning and Ikast-Brande. Lots of opportunities for play and fun. Visit our nature playgrounds, and museums with both play and knowledge for the kids, go for a swim, and always remember an ice cream afterward.

Præstbjerg Naturcenter
Nicolas Jægergaard

Natural Playgrounds

Go for a walk in scenic landscabes or let the children have fun in one of the many natural playgrounds. Visit for example: 

Kano Storå
Storå Kanofart

Canoe Trip

A canoe trip is a fun and cosy family activity, where you quietly get trough beautiful nature and experience landscapes and animal life at close range. Go canoeing on: 

Børn ved fiskesø
Herning Fiskepark

Put & Take Fishing Lakes

Midtjylland is an eldorado for fishing. Here you can also find many great Put & Take fishing lakes, where you can bring your children. Try your luck in:

Football Golf

Football golf is a popular game for all age ranges. It’s a fun and challenging game, where you simultaneous get the opportunity to enjoy the fresh air. Visit for example:


Art on the children's terms

The area offers something very special, namely art and culture in the public domain. Here you can easily bring you children and give them som cultural experiences. Visit for example:

Baboon City
Baboon City

Baboon City

Bring the entire family and have an extremley funny day at Baboon City - the ultimate biggest indoor amusement center in Denmark. They offer more than 200 fun amusements. Try for
example the bouncy castles, big trampolines, radio cars, rodeo pig, tarzan field, gaming machines and much more.

Christina Reuter


Do you want a fun and active day where everything is going with a swing? Spend a day in Terminalen - The Urban Palace of the North. Here all urban sport activities are compined and you can for example find Denmark’s biggest skatepark, a parkour course, climbing wall and e-sport.

Jyllands Park Zoo
Jyllands Park Zoo

Jyllands Park Zoo

Get close to all the amazing animals in Jyllands Park Zoo. The park offers more than 200 animals just waiting to meet you. Experience for example giraffes, monkies, zebras, fur seals, lions and pinguins. In addition to this the park has a fun fair, boats, good playgrounds and great picnic areas.

DGI Huset Herning
DGI Huset Herning

Water Worlds

Splash around and have fun in one of our public swimming pools. Here you can find water activities for the whole family. It’s a perfect family activity on a rainy day. You can also visit one of the open-air swimming pools at summer. Visit for example:

Ard Jongsma

Visit the museums

Visit the museums in our destinations. Here your kids will learn about the past of our area and at the same time have fun. At The Textile Museum the kids can play in an old factory, sew clothes and transport them around.