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Family Days Out in Cheshire
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Sk8 Madness
Northwich
Sk8 Madness This 25,000 square foot skating facility has a beginners' rink, a recreational rink, and an aggressive skate park.
Skate Academy
Warrington
Skate Academy A family run roller skating rink offering a pleasant and safe environment to have some fun and develop some skills.
Silver Blades at The Hive
Widnes
Silver Blades at The Hive Family friendly ice rink within the leisure centre, offering a variety of session types and lessons.
Gullivers World
Warrington
Gullivers World A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
Chester Zoo
Chester
Chester Zoo With 110 acres to explore, there are 8000 animals at the award winning Chester Zoo: voted one of the top zoos in the world and the UK's number one charity.
Blue Planet Aquarium
Ellesmere Port
Blue Planet Aquarium Has over 100 living displays in six themed areas showcasing a spectacular variety of life from the deep. Visit our Caribbean Reef display, complete with 230ft underwater tunnel, which houses Europe's largest collection of sharks - including the Jawsome three metre long Sand Tiger Sharks.
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre
Cotebrook
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre Shire Horses are the focus but there are many more spices to visit with and learn about too from mini Shetland ponies to Polecats and Otters!
Cheshire Falconry
Northwich
Cheshire Falconry Enjoy the Junior Owl Experience at the Cheshire Falconry Centre. Using the most calm and tolerant birds of prey in the collection, children will have the experience of a lifetime as they fly an owl for the first time.
Vale Royal Falconry Centre
Acton Bridge
Vale Royal Falconry Centre is a new British birds of prey and wildlife visitor attraction set in the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Suitable for all ages, friends and families can experience these magnificent creatures up close and get involved in handling and flying these beautiful birds under direct supervision.
Reaseheath Zoo
Nantwich
Reaseheath Zoo A teaching zoo open to the public in the summer and other dates during the year. It has specialist rooms for reptiles, amphibians, and fish as well as indoor and outdoor mammal enclosures.
Stockley Farm
Northwich
Stockley Farm Hop on the tractor and trailer down to the farm for some hands on fun! Visit the baby animals plus join in at bottle feed time to give them a bottle of milk! You can also watch the cows being milked and see the bird of prey displays held on selected days. There are fabulous Indoor and outdoor play areas and...
Wheelock Hall Petting Farm
Sandbach
Wheelock Hall Petting Farm Wide variety of farm animals to pet, feed and observe; plus full size and play pedal tractors, indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre
Widnes
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre Where science and technology come alive through a host of interactive exhibits and hands-on displays. Our award winning centre has three galleries to explore including the glass walled rooftop Observatory reached by the scenic glass lift. Science has never been so much fun!
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Macclesfield
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre Our Discovery centre allows families to come and discover the wonders of the Universe and learn about the workings of Jodrell Bank. With an outside play area to let off steam in.
National Waterways Museum
Ellesmere Port
National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port brings Britain's canal history back to life. Come and explore the exhibitions in the historic dock complex and experience life aboard our collection of canal and river craft.
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
Runcorn
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens A safe and friendly place to explore history and get close to nature! Explore and enjoy as a family - it's a museum, a garden, woodland, a nature haven, an art adventure and a peek into the past all rolled into one!
Congleton Museum
Congleton
Congleton Museum Museum telling the story of Congleton and its locality through interactive exhibitions, touch-screens and talking heads.
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery
Warrington
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery Museum and Art Gallery with plenty for kids to do and see including a dinosaur, Time Tunnel for hands-on history, changing exhibitions, kids Crafternoons and, during 2013, the Childrens Museum exhibition where kids can see how life as a child has changed.
Northgate Arena
Chester
Northgate Arena has a beach type effect swimming pools which has small slides for the younger visitor and a full size flume for the more adventurous, plus loads more sport facilities. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Cheshire.
Sandy Lane Aqua Park
Chester
Sandy Lane Aqua Park Includes 10 pieces of water equipment operated by sensory touch pads. These are in place in the summer months and are replaced by play equipment in the winter period.
Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool
Nantwich
Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool Warmed outdoor brine pool. The outdoor pool is open for the summer season on May - October. Also has indoor pool with teaching pool. The building is currently undergoing a refurbishment with new changing rooms, fitness suite and aerobics studio being built.
Congleton Paddling Pool
Congleton
Congleton Paddling Pool An outdoor pool for paddling and wading designed for under 11s and open in the summer months with an attendant and toilet facilities. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
CoCos Playbarn
Frodsham
CoCos Playbarn The main play area consists of a large four level play frame sectioned off for different age groups, plus football area and party rooms.
Wacky Warehouse - Rookery Wood
Crewe
Wacky Warehouse - Rookery Wood Cool indoor adventure play area on the scenic side of Crewe with the full range of expected features and age zoning, also offering arts and crafts sessions. attached to a family restaurant.
Boogles Barn
Malpas
Boogles Barn Multi-level soft adventure play with giant Astra Slides and Helipad, Toddlers area, Indoor electric go-karts, Creation Station pottery painting. Full day care, creche and out of school club child care facilities. Boogle'€™s Pit-stop cafe serving a wide selection. Themed parties and...
Fun2B
Warrington
Fun2B Is just what parents have been looking for â€" an exciting and adventurous activity centre for 0-11years(height limit 4ft 9), combining fantastic play facilities with an excellent, healthy eating café.
The Jungle - Wild Play and Party
Warrington
The Jungle - Wild Play and Party boasts 3 great play areas. The main area includes a huge 13m, 4 lane waterfall effect astro slide, 2 great trampolines, ball pool, snake slide and much more.
Wacky Warehouse - Heath Farm
Congleton
Wacky Warehouse - Heath Farm Multi level indoor adventure play area with loads of slides and features plus dedicated baby and toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Funsters
Crewe
Funsters Colourful triple level indoor soft play centre with all the classic features to exhaust and entertain them. suitable for all children up to 12 years old and under 5ft 2".
Polar Palace
Winsford
Polar Palace Try the giant astra ski slide, play in the sports zone, whizz around the kiddicar track, crawl through the ice cavern or splash into the ball pools: 3 levels of adventure fun plus dedicated toddler zone.
Antz in your Pantz
Timperley
Antz in your Pantz A safe environment for kids up to the age of 11 to play in unique state of the art adventure facilities. Guaranteed to excite, entertain and exhaust them!
Rumble in the Jungle Indoor Play Centre
Stockport
Rumble in the Jungle Indoor Play Centre A fun soft play challenge on two levels with different activities to promote motor skills, coordination, increase activity levels whilst promoting social development.
Crazy Town
Ellesmere Port
Crazy Town is a fun filled play and party centre packed full of classic adventure soft play features spread across their multi storey play frame.
Planet Mayhem
Buckley
Planet Mayhem Three levels of fun in this 3000 sq feet play area. Please ring b4 you go - as their website is down
Funky Town
Chester
Funky Town Caters for children aged between 0-10 with everything from baby sensory rooms, ball pits, climbing frames, huge wavy slides, toddler and disco zones and so much more!
Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre
Stockport
Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre The perfect place to visit if you care about cleanliness, great food and a safe, fun environment for the little ones! Our play areas are designed to stimulate, exercise and excite and there is something for all ages: from the tiniest tot up to 12!
Kidz-a-loud
Wirral
Kidz-a-loud Hang tough on the climbing wall, become a hot shot with ball cannons, have a go at the super car track and enjoy the fabulous soft play den.
The 2 Gyms
Winsford
The 2 Gyms Great big playcentre - with loads of things to do for young and old
Wild Things
Stockport
Wild Things Animal themed multi level adventure soft play with dedicated toddler zone and loads of fun features.
Jellybeans Warrington
Warrington
Jellybeans Warrington Features include huge multi level soft play area, including a special spooky room, indoor climbing wall, two mini ten pin bowling lanes and a huge six lane slot racing track!
Jellybeans Widnes
Widnes
Jellybeans Widnes Features include a huge multi level soft play area, special spooky room, wavy astro slide and super sports ball zone, indoor climbing wall, electric go kart track and crazy golf.
Pirates Paradise
Holmes Chapel
Pirates Paradise Indoor childrens playcentre with toddler section, new born babies welcome pirates paradise cater for take away food, top quality menus available, childrenâs party packages available, adults also catered for with deli style lounge free wifi.
Playworld
Crewe
Playworld An amazing purpose built 3 storey indoor soft play frame with heaps of challenges to accomplish plus outdoor play with a giantic sand pit and a tyre park.
Round The Twist
Dunkinfield
Round The Twist Colourful multi level indoor adventure play with loads of classic fun features to entertain and exhaust from tunnels and scramble nets to three super slides! Separate toddler area.
Giggles Play Mill
Warrington
Giggles Play Mill multi-level play frame for under 4ft9s, a soft 5 a side football pitch mini climbing wall and the largest designated Under 5's soft play in the area!
Funky Monkey Cafe
Nantwich
Funky Monkey Cafe Super kid friendly cafe with indoor play and toy collection plus outdoor playground too. They also run regular led sessions in everything from Pre School French to Messy Crafts.
Slide and Seek
Hyde
Slide and Seek Facilities include a huge 4 storey high junior play zone, large separate toddler and baby area, sports area, little tykes' car track and battery powered go karts and quad bikes! Height restriction 140cm.
Let Loose Soft Play
Stockport
Let Loose Soft Play A brand new play centre where you can relax in a great atmosphere while the kids play on the huge play frame. Serving fresh food all day as well as Illy Coffee. We even have Go Karting, Zorbing and our own Bouncy Castle! Babies have their own "Toddler Town" as well as a fully equipped Sensory Room.
Giddy Kidz Party and Play Centre
Warrington
Giddy Kidz Party and Play Centre is a Warrington indoor soft play centre. It offers a fun environment where children play and have parties with friends and family. Activities like rhyme time, painting and baking are carried out daily. Parents can relax while enjoying a fresh coffee or freshly prepared meals from the menu and Wifi is free.
Wacky Warehouse Mascrat Manor
Warrington
Wacky Warehouse Mascrat Manor features a multi level adventure soft play frame with dedicated toddler zone, plus an outdoor adventure playground too. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Wacky Warehouse Chesterway
Northwich
Wacky Warehouse Chesterway features a colourful adventure soft play experience spread over multiple levels plus dedicated toddler zone and beer garden. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Brocklebank Brewers Fayre
Crewe
Brocklebank Brewers Fayre features multi-level adventure play equipment with sliding, climbing and ball zones, plus an enclosed toddler area with smaller versions of the big fun. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Fuzzy Eds Salt Cellar
Middlewich
Fuzzy Eds Salt Cellar Adventure play with indoor facilities for children up to 4ft 9ins tall, and outdoor play for older kids. Attached to family restaurant.
Zoom
Stockport
Zoom Play centre for 0-11 year olds with a large 4 level play frame, separate room open during the week dedicated to toddlers and pre-school children and a café.
Barnabys Playbarn
Northwich
Barnabys Playbarn This playbarn is located at Blakemere Craft Centre and has separate areas for pre-walkers, under 3s and for over 3s plus a cafe.
Fun4All
Chester
Fun4All A large play centre for 0-11 year olds with dedicated age specific play frames, Sports Zone and cafe.
Wacky Warehouse - Waggon and Horses
Wilmslow
Wacky Warehouse - Waggon and Horses Adventure playground inside family restaurant, featuring mega play frame for older types to tackle, toddler zone for the smalls and drop in arts and crafts sessions.
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker
Nantwich
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker Discover the secret world of nuclear government For over 50 years this vast underground complex, remained secret, hidden on the outskirts of a sleepy Cheshire town.
Air Raid Shelters
Stockport
Air Raid Shelters First-hand experience of daily life in 1940s, war-torn Britain. A labyrinth of tunnels under part of the town centre provided shelter and a new way of life for families through the dark days of the Blitz. Audio and self guided tours.
Tatton Park
Knutsford
Tatton Park - is an impressive historic estate with 1000 acre deerpark also featuring a Mansion, Gardens, Farm and Old Hall. Plus an adventure playground, a playtrail and den-building area, a maze, and this year The Magic of Beatrix Potter event with activities, quizzes, special events and Beatrix Potter characters to...
Dewa Roman Experience
Chester
Dewa Roman Experience Step aboard a Roman Galley and sail back in time to revisit the streets of Roman Chester. Explore 3 metre deep archaeological excavations and handle 'dig' discoveries in the 'Finds' room.
Beeston Castle
Tarporley
Beeston Castle Beeston Castle in Tarporley, Cheshire is also known as the the formidable ‘Castle of the Rock’. Climb to the top of this impressive crag with incredible views over eight counties, from the Pennines to the Welsh mountains.
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
Malpas
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens A variety of classic and unusual gardening styles adorn this beautifully landscaped spot, with nature trails, playground and picnic facilities also on site. Please note the limited opening times.
Runcorn Ski Centre
Runcorn
Runcorn Ski Centre A small outdoor dry ski run, with 90m, 40m, and 30m slopes with 3 lifts servicing, also offering lessons.
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport
Stockport
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport Indoor rock climbing is a fun and enjoyable way to exercise and an excellent way to keep the kids fit and healthy. We have always strived to offer the best indoor climbing experience - friendly staff, interesting routes, centre cleanliness.
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre
Stockport
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre Fun and exciting rock climbing and archery activities for anyone between the ages of 5 to 80 years! At our premier indoor climbing and activity centre.
Go Ape Delamere
Northwich
Go Ape Delamere Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Soccerloco
Bromborough
Soccerloco is an indoor football themed activity centre for young people, with football crazy golf, football tennis, football cricket and penalty shootouts.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior
Northwich
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks
Cheshire Oaks
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks is a bowling centre located in the Coliseum Leisure Park. We have 24 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options as well as Sector 7 Quasar game.
Lakeside SuperBowl Crewe
Crewe
Lakeside SuperBowl Crewe Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Widnes Superbowl at The Hive
Widnes
Widnes Superbowl at The Hive Leisure Centre, Tenpin Bowling, Children’s Soft Play area “Crazy Club”, Quasar Elite, Sports Bar, Video Arcade, English and American Pool tables.
LA Bowl Warrington
Warrington
LA Bowl Warrington Tenpin bowling, laser extreme combat tag and dodgem cars as well as family friendly dining and more.
Macclesfield Superbowl
Macclesfield
Macclesfield Superbowl is a family entertainment centre with 24 lanes of tenpin bowling, arcade area and food and bar area.
Speedkarting Warrington
Warrington
Speedkarting Warrington 2 tracks including the UK's longest multi level indoor circuit, offering family friendly session types and race events for over 8s. All sessions include a full safety briefing and instruction, plus full safety equipment hire.
Ghost Hunter Trail
Chester
Ghost Hunter Trail If you think, what on earth is this doing on a family days out website, well some kids like ghost stories and some kids don't, you know your own kids, so you decide: more details available!
Chester Treasure Trail
Chester
Chester Treasure Trail is a fun way to explore Chester. Don’t rely on following your nose! Treasure Trails are a fantastic way to get the whole family out exploring. Turn a family walk into a fun walk in the fresh air. Follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights together.
Knutsford Treasure Trail
Knutsford
Knutsford Treasure Trail If you are looking for something new to do with kids then why not try a self-guided, themed Treasure Trail! They offer an imaginative and fun way to explore, and learn about, the great outdoors.
Showboats of Chester
Chester
Showboats of Chester Cruise along the beautiful River Dee, passing the sights of the historic City of Chester aboard our luxury boats, Lady Diana and Mark Twain.
Brookside Miniature Railway
Poynton
Brookside Miniature Railway Superb train ride for families and enthusiasts. Authentic detail in near half-mile circuit through the beautiful gardens of a large garden centre. Authentic GWR station, full-size signal box and museum of railway relics.
Halton Miniature Railway
Runcorn
Halton Miniature Railway Known throughout the world to all enthusiasts, this railway system is staffed by volunteers. It has a track gauge of 7 and a quarter inches, and operates a passenger service in the Town Park.
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway
Chester
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway is a 7 and a quarter gauge railway located in the beautiful surroundings of Chester's Grosvenor Park and is only a few minutes walk from the city centre. Fun for all the family and popular with young and old alike it has become one of Chester's top tourist attractions.
Anderton Boat Lift
Northwich
Anderton Boat Lift Literally a huge machine to lift boats from one river into another, it's so much more exciting to see than the written word conveys! The exhibition has a high interactive content and an entertaining cinematic centrepiece.
Allostock Miniature Railway
Knutford
Allostock Miniature Railway Miniature Railway within the grounds of a garden centre which also offers a play area for 5-11 year olds, Toby the self drive tram and a nine hole miniature golf course.
Lyme Park
Disley
Lyme Park Adventure playground, medieval deer park, moorland and woodland estate to explore.
Crocky Trail
Chester
Crocky Trail An outdoor adventure trail one mile in length with loads of activities along the way, such as mazes, swings, slides, bridges, tunnels etc, though there is always a way around the more challenging obstacles.
Blacon Adventure Playground
Chester
Blacon Adventure Playground Large enclosed site for 8 to 16s includes large adventure play structures, a city farm, environmental play areas and a large indoor play barn. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Chester with kids.
Alderley Edge
Macclesfield
Alderley Edge Classic family hiking adventure. Walk the dramatic red sandstone escarpment of Alderley Edge, with views over the Cheshire Plain to the Peak District. Explore woodland paths or walk to neighbouring Hare Hill Garden.
Walton Gardens
Warrington
Walton Gardens has spacious lawns, picnic areas, play area, children's zoo, pottery in the park and various other outdoor activities.
The Carrs Park
Wilmslow
The Carrs Park Popular park following the Bollin River with a circular walk of around a mile, plenty of paddling opportunities and a well equipped playground for toddlers through to teens.
Castle Park House and Gardens
Frodsham
Castle Park House and Gardens Attractive historic park with a Green Flag award which, over nine hectares, offers a mixture of formal gardens, wooded areas and lawns, a large play area.
Hough Green Park
Widnes
Hough Green Park An attractive Green Flag awarded park with junior and infant playgrounds, an interactive water feature, green space, tennis court and multi-use games area.
Phoenix Park
Runcorn
Phoenix Park This Green Flag awarded park offers much to do for all ages including climbing boulders, an under 5s play area and an under 12s activity area plus a skatepark and visitors centre.
Bramhall Park
Stockport
Bramhall Park A popular park of landscaped grounds, woodland and trails surrounding Bramall Hall, with a stream running through and large ponds. A fenced off smaller childrens play area and a larger childrens wooden climbing frame can be found adjacent to the picnic area.
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port
Ellesmere Port
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port 16 screens, a games room, Baskins and Robbins ice cream and is set near several different restaurants and bars.
The Potters Barn
Sandbach
The Potters Barn A working pottery where you can have a go! Play with Clay, Paint Pottery or have a go on the Potters Wheel. Fun for all the family. Take your masterpieces home!
Charleys Ceramics
Ellesmere Port
Charleys Ceramics Ceramic painting workshop in a lovely setting by the Manchester ship canal. Painting, pancakes, ice cream, candy floss, popcorn and pick n mix. Bring the family and paint together a range of crafts including ornaments, plates, mugs, teapots and cake stands. Babies' hand and footprints are memories to...
Brooklyn Ceramics
Stockport
Brooklyn Ceramics A unique and quirky pottery painting studio which appeals to all visitors. We have a great selection of pottery available to paint and we glaze and fire your creation in our kiln. We serve tea and coffee to our customers, and cakes and biscuits.
HodgePodge Audlem
Audlem
HodgePodge Audlem Come along, select from our extensive blank pottery range, and create your masterpiece! We provide a creative activity, as well as birthday parties, workshops, and more.
Little Harts Pottery Studio
Astbury
Little Harts Pottery Studio Paint your own pottery at our studio, perfect for adults, children, families of all ages and groups.
Go Ape Forest Segway
Northwich
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Delamere Forest. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a totally unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Alcumlow Hall Farm
Congleton
Alcumlow Hall Farm Adventure playground, quad and pod ride, with lots of curio and craft shops to explore, plus a pottery studio, toy shop and ice cream parlour.
Blakemere Village
Northwich
Blakemere Village Lots to do - playbarn, candle making or pot making and painting - plus free outdoor adventure play - plus shopping opportunities for the parents!
Oakhanger Riding and Pony Club Centre
Crewe
Oakhanger Riding and Pony Club Centre BHS approved lessons and Pony Club for over 4s, plus dressage competitions and shows. Indoor and outdoor schooling facilities.
Holly Tree Riding School
Plumley
Holly Tree Riding School BHS approved facility offering lessons from 4, countryside hacks and a series of menages.
Dean Valley Farm
Woodford
Dean Valley Farm BHS approved facility offering lessons in indoor and outdoor schools, off road hacks, water obstacles and all-weather gallops.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Ice Skating Rinks and Rollerskating in Cheshire with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Cheshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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