101 things to do at Potters
101 things to do at Potters

101 things to do at Potters


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There is always a varied programme of activities on each Potters break, alongside an extensive range of sports and leisure facilities. Here are some of the things on offer for you on your short break…

  1. Get outdoors with the family for a round of Adventure Golf
  2. Get up close to some critters and have a photo taken at the Africa Alive experience*
  3. Place your bets and back a winner at Afternoon Races on the Big Screen*
  4. Take aim at Air Rifle Shooting*
  5. Treat yourself to a massage or have your nails done at Aphrodite Beauty Studio
  6. Channel your inner Robin Hood at Archery*
  7. Enjoy a game of Badminton in the Sports Hall
  8. If you love Strictly Come Dancing then you’ll enjoy Ballroom, Latin & Sequence Tuition*
  9. Get your hips moving at Belly Dancing*
  10. Cue ball control for a game of Billiards
  11. Try and beat your opponent at Billiard Bowls*
  12. Hear some bingo lingo and keep track of the numbers called out at Bingo
  13. Have a game of Bowls at the home of the Just Indoor World Bowls Championships
  14. Little ones will have fun jumping on the Bouncy Castle*
  15. Have a go at this twist on the beautiful game at Bubble Football*
  16. Get back to nature and let little adventurers go Bug Hunting*
  17. See if you can see the sea on the Bungee Trampoline*
  18. Open on family breaks, chill out in Buzby’s Basement*
  19. Try and crack open the safe first on Buzby’s Outrageously Outrageous Treasure Hunt*
  20. Get creative at card making*
  21. Enjoy a traditional afternoon playing card and board games
  22. Take on Potters staff at Champions Hour*
  23. Get your little one on the stage at the Children’s Talent Show*
  24. Practice your hand-eye co-ordination and timing at Clay Shooting*
  25. Climb the walls like Spiderman on the Cliffhanger Climbing Wall 
  26. Get your bat at the ready for Crazy Cricket*
  27. Follow the instructor at a range of dance classes*
  28. Try and hit the bullseye at Darts
  29. After the show, get dancing at the Disco*
  30. Drive, spin or drift at Drift Karts*
  31. Play the drums and make as much noise as you want at a Drum Workshop*
  32. Eat like a King with four meals a day for each full day of your break
  33. Get moving while having some fun at an exercise class
  34. Explore the 65-acre grounds and gardens
  35. The powered Fun Karts* are great for little ones to get some speed on
  36. Challenge your family and get competitive at Family Olympics*
  37. Have a kick about at Football*
  38. Explore the Game Zone, complete with an iPad bar, soft play area and machines
  39. Strictly for adults, head to the gaming machine area
  40. Get some expert tips on tracing your family tree at Genealogy*
  41. Feel the adrenaline rush as the Giant’s Swing* gets released 
  42. Joust, and try and swerve your opponent at the Gladiator Challenge*
  43. Learn a new skill at Glass Engraving*
  44. Let the entertainments team do what they do best and entertain at Goodnight Children*
  45. A sight to behold, Mark Brewer is the Green Goddess for a special workout*
  46. Head to the gym for the weights and cardio studio
  47. Treat yourself to a hair cut, colour or style at the Hair Studio
  48. Try not to drop the hoop at a Hoola Fitness Class*
  49. Match your cards at Hoy Bingo*
  50. Get timed on the Inflatable Assault Course*
  51. Learn how to fold strips of coloured paper at Iris Folding*
  52. Take home a one-off personalised piece of jewellery at Jewellery Making*
  53. Get up close to a prehistoric dinosaur at Jurassic Experience*
  54. Let little ones get creative with age-appropriate activities at Kids’ Clubs*
  55. Get your helmet on for KMX Bikes*
  56. The guns fire an infrared beam at Laser Clays*
  57. Chill out and enjoy live music on the Family Green on Summer breaks*
  58. After the evening show, head over to the Terrace Bar for live music and request a song
  59. Let the team entertain you before you eat at the Lunchtime Special
  60. Have a go at Dominican-style Merengue Dancing*
  61. Learn how to create impressive folds at Napkin Folding*
  62. Try and score a goal at Netball*
  63. Played indoors, have a go at New Age Kurling*
  64. Have a go at a fast Latin-inspired Partner Jive*
  65. Get as close as you can to the target at Petanque*
  66. See how much you can stretch at Pilates*
  67. Take a swing at Pitch 'n’ Putt golf
  68. Little ones will want to keep lining-up for a go on the cute Pony Cycles*
  69. Pocket the pools with a fun game of Pool
  70. Enjoy the West End on the East Coast with a Potters Theatre Company show* in the Atlas Theatre 
  71. Perfect your decorating skills at Pottery Painting*
  72. Head outside for some fresh air, and peace and quiet on a Potters Ramble walk
  73. Beginners sessions are available at Pro Gliders*
  74. A cross between tennis and squash, have a go at Racquetball*
  75. Race around the track at Rally Karts*
  76. Buck, spin and twist, and see how long you can hold on to a Rodeo Bull*
  77. Experience the adrenaline rush of Quad Bikes*
  78. Take part in a range of quizzes, from TV themes to general knowledge 
  79. Put your best foot forward for dance classes, designed for all ages and abilities at Salsa Dancing*
  80. The ultimate way to relax and unwind after a busy day is in the sauna, steam rooms and Whirlpool
  81. Have fun with miniature cars at Scalextric*
  82. Don your helmet for the most fun you can have on two wheels on Segways
  83. Learn the basics of tennis at Short Tennis*
  84. Have a go at riding and show off some skills at Skateboarding*
  85. Chill out with friends at the cue sport of Snooker*
  86. Put your best foot forward and showcase everything you’ve learned from Strictly Come Dancing at Social Dancing*
  87. Ex-Leeds and England football star Paul Reaney is on hand to coach Football, plus be coached in other sports at Sports Coaching*
  88. Head to the four-walled courts for a game of Squash*
  89. Have some good old fashioned family fun at the Street Fayre*
  90. There’s two pools at Palms, so little ones and adults can have fun at Swimming
  91. Sometimes referred to as ping-pong, you’ve got to be quick at Table Tennis
  92. Combining deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movements, indulge in some martial arts at Tai-chi*
  93. Try and score an ace at Tennis, or just aim to get the ball over the net!
  94. Head to Game Zone for a fun game of Ten Pin bowling
  95. Jump over the boom at The Sweeper*, or have a go at the two-arm version 
  96. Teenagers will love donning a headset for Virtual Reality Gaming*
  97. A real team sport, try and get the ball over the net at Volleyball*
  98. Get some sea air with a walk to the beach
  99. On select Midweek breaks, you can learn about technique and see a painting come to life at Watercolour Demonstration*
  100. Suitable for all, see how far you can throw at Welly Wanging*
  101. Shake your hips with a fun and energetic class at Zumba*

And remember that this is all included in your break, except for coin-operated machines, Aphrodite treatments, retail areas and shops.

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*On selected breaks only.