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Family Days Out in Lancashire
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Three Sisters Race Circuit
Three Sisters Race Circuit The Junior Kart blast experience caters for the younger customer. Driving one of our new SODI karts, these Light, Powerful and Fast machines guarantee you Speed 'n' Thrills as you race around the circuit. For over 11s.
Karting 2000 Raceway
Karting 2000 Raceway A fun karting venue, with electronic lap timing and an exciting floodlit track. Activities for all the family, including private track hire, plus a number of birthday packages for different age groups.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach There's something for everyone at Pleasure Beach with over 125 breathtaking rides, attractions and shows including the spectacular Hot Ice Show. Top thrill rides include the Big One, the UK's tallest fastest rollercoaster. Nickenodeon Land with amazing rides and attractions for all ages including...
Blackpool Sea Life Centre
Blackpool Sea Life Centre Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 1,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, turtles, rays and sea horses, this is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater life without getting wet! New Stingray Adventure too!
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo with over 1500 animals of more than 400 species including big cats, giraffes, gorillas, elephants, orangutans and many more, including 32 convincing dinosaurs in the superb prehistoric gardens! Plus new indoor play! Great idea for family days out in Lancashire.
Bowland Wild Boar Park
Bowland Wild Boar Park Enjoy a picnic and take a ramble in beautiful wooded countryside, view Wild Boar, Longhorn cows and deer in scenic Ribble Valley Park. Fun includes kids' tractor play area.
Turbary Woods
Turbary Woods Offers a unique collection of over 90 birds of prey including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, vultures and more unusual species. Daily demonstrations.
Farmer Parrs Animal World
Farmer Parrs Animal World If ewe like animals ewe'll love Farmer Parrs! A large collection of farm and rare breed animals as well as a large museum, pottery, animal shows, pony rides and tractor rides: all included in our daily activities, plus play area, shop and cafe. New Picnic Barn too with Bouncy Castle and Ball Pit!
Windmill Animal Farm
Windmill Animal Farm offers visitors the chance to experience the every day running of an actual working farm while still having the chance to watch, feed, touch and play with animals + lots of play areas and miniature railway.
Animal Quackers Park Farm
Animal Quackers Park Farm A family run business aiming to bring your family the fun and enjoyment of animals: hugging, feeding and interacting with all of the residents of the farm. Plus play area and pony walks.
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary Open facility working to rescue vulnerable equines, giving them rehabilitation and treatment. A valuable opportunity for the kids to learn about responsibility toward animals.
Smithills Open Farm
Smithills Open Farm 25 varieties of animal and you can get up close to them because they are all "nice and well behaved". You can even feed them, and hold them, if you wish.
Greenlands Farm Village
Greenlands Farm Village Pet storybook farm animals, ride a Donkey, pedal a mini tractor, lark about in a straw play barn and picnic by the paddocks. We have a soft play centre for toddlers to 12 year olds to enjoy too!
Farmer Teds Farm Park
Farmer Teds Farm Park Large farm geared around children with loads of lovely animals to meet, tractor rides, demonstrations, huge indoor and outdoor adventure areas, pedal go karts, sandpit, climbing frames, and much more! Fun whatever the weather.
Old Holly Farm
Old Holly Farm is a working dairy farm, just 5 minutes south of the M6 junction 33, with an indoor Playbarn, Animals, Cafe, Farm Shop, Coolcow Ice cream (made on site) and more. We’re open 9am to 5pm all year round, plus entry to the open farm is free!
Lancaster Maritime Museum
Lancaster Maritime Museum The museum covers the maritime trade of Lancaster using sound, smells, reconstructions and audiovisuals. Features include four restored local fishing vessels, and an aquarium.
Harris Museum & Art Gallery
Harris Museum & Art Gallery We're a family friendly museum and art gallery in the heart of Preston city centre. Visit our museum because we know how to make history and art fun! We've got a programme of regular hands-on workshops for families as well as permanent activities whatever time of day you arrive.
The Fusilier Museum
The Fusilier Museum Home to the collection of the XX Lancashire and Royal Regiment Fusiliers, commemorating in total over 300 years of history and heritage.
Clitheroe Castle Museum
Clitheroe Castle Museum New look galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of local history, heritage and geology. Features for younger children.
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum Discover how raw wool and cotton were traditionally transformed into cloth, learn Lancashire's part in the Industrial Revolution, and see the giant waterwheel work!
Towneley Hall Museum
Towneley Hall Museum A range of indoor artistic exhibitions set within a large park which also offers play areas, golf courses and sculpture trails. Take a picnic!
Portland Basin Museum
Portland Basin Museum Housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse this family friendly museum combines a lively modern interior with a peaceful canal side setting.
Fleetwood Museum
Fleetwood Museum A lovely little museum that lets you explore the history and rich heritage of Fleetwood from its origins in the 19th Century. Interactive exhibitions plus a quiz to complete.
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum Visit the last surviving and operational steam powered weaving mill in the world! A number of collections, displays and demonstrations. Mill lodge area, stables and Victorian offices to explore too.
Lancaster City Museum
Lancaster City Museum A quirky little museum that shows you how Lancaster has developed over the years. With a great range of exhibits and displays. Informative and fun. Free to visit.
Dinosaur World Blackpool
Dinosaur World Blackpool is the biggest, most interactive family dinosaur experience in the North of England. A world of dinosaur discoveries awaits!
Sandcastle Waterworld
Sandcastle Waterworld A fantastic tropical adventure full of heart-stopping rides, water chutes with undulating twists and turns, cascading water features and tranquil glittering pools. 18 major features!
Waves Water Fun Centre
Waves Water Fun Centre If you are looking for family days out in Lancashire, Waves features include Regency gym, a lagoon shaped pool, Alien Encounter space bowl slide, children's shipwrecked slide, jacuzzi and a wave machine!
Pendle Wavelengths Swimming Pool
Pendle Wavelengths Swimming Pool has a fun wave machine and immense water slide plus beach entry shallows for the smalls and room to swim too! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Lancashire with kids.
Splash at Riverside
Splash at Riverside No special play features beyond the standard pools BUT they are chlorine free pools which is a big plus for children with asthma or delicate eyes!
Cheeky Monkeys
Cheeky Monkeys Huge jungle themed adventure play facility with multi level climbing structure, football pitch, climbing wall, trampolines and daily entertainment! Second Wednesday of every month is dedicated exclusively to guests with autism and ADHD.
Clown Around
Clown Around Multi level climbing adventure play, with great slides and a mirrored maze, plus ride on cars and track with car wash! And excellent parties too including Build A Bear!
Giddy Kids Play Centre
Giddy Kids Play Centre Offering a large modern multi level play frame, dedicated toddler area and sports court.
Giddy Kippers Indoor Soft Play
Giddy Kippers Indoor Soft Play The play structure is built up of three storeys with interconnecting passages, stair cases, walkways, bridges, rope swings and probably the biggest indoor slide in the North West! Secure, clean and friendly.
Puddletown Pirates of Botany Bay
Puddletown Pirates of Botany Bay Indoor play centre with a mixture of ball pools, scramble nets, Skull Island feature frame and the giant galleon pirate ship!
Poulton le Fylde
Thingamajigz 6,400 square feet of terrific fun including slides, ball pits and tunnels; sports zone; pre-school play areas and a quiet down area for younger adventurers.
Fuzzy Eds at the Ancient Oak
Fuzzy Eds at the Ancient Oak Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Wacky Warehouse - Hollywood Star
Wacky Warehouse - Hollywood Star Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Cheeky Chimps Childrens Play Centre
Cheeky Chimps Childrens Play Centre Kids can monkey around in the jungle gym, slither down the spiralling snake slide, or become a hidden crocodile in the ball pit, and for the mums and dads we have comfortable seating, complimentary magazines, and a cafe serving hot and cold drinks and food from our menu.
Rumble Tumble Playcentre
Rumble Tumble Playcentre is now completely refurbished and known as Kidzone! Offering a spacious and well equipped toddler zone, exciting multi level mainframe, children's library, creative play sessions and multi themed activity days, this is the very definition of new and improved!
Rascals Party and Play Centre
Rascals Party and Play Centre We are a children's indoor play centre catering for all ages up to 12 years. There are 2 separate soft play areas. Our main features are a large play frame, 6 two-seater go-karts, slides, toddler and baby area, football and basketball court, trampolines and cafe etc etc!
Happy Daze Play And Party Centre
Happy Daze Play And Party Centre offers fun, safe, bright and colourful adventure play with a multi tiered main play frame plus dedicated toddler space.
4 Kids
4 Kids offers 2 totally separate play facilities, one on the upper floor aimed at 5 to 12 year olds and a toddler area located on the lower floor specifically for the smalls.
4 Kids Play
4 Kids Play For the under eights. A two story indoor play facility including slides and ball pool. They also have a bouncy castle and a separate baby area for smaller children.
Runamok Multicoloured multitiered adventure soft play with dedicated baby play area and cafe.
Safe Play Centre
Safe Play Centre Private hire personal service soft play for special needs children. Truly magical range of interactive equipment purpose designed.
St Annes
Harrys Three separate gorgeous play areas for juniors and pre-schoolers aged up to 10 years, and babies from 6 months. Great programme of weekly activities, including Parent and Toddler groups and Happy Hours. A number of birthday party packages available too!
Mini Magees Party and Play Centre
Mini Magees Party and Play Centre Brand new Party and Play centre for children aged 0-12. Jump in the huge ball pool, slide the 3 lane wave slide, have a kick around on the football pitch whilst mum and dad grab a cappuccino and homemade cake.
Playmates Childrens Play Centre
Playmates Childrens Play Centre An exciting indoor adventure playcentre and party venue for children under 9, where thereâs always lots to do and plenty of fun to be had!
Madhatters Play Cafe and Party
Madhatters Play Cafe and Party Soft play in a safe environment for children any age up to 11 years old. Madhatters has a large 4 level play frame, with slides, ball pool, puzzles, spinners and many more fun ways to keep children entertained.
Planet Play
Planet Play One of the largest and the longest established Childrens Indoor Play Centre in the area. Ride the dark slide into a sea of balls, shoot ball cannons, visit the spook room and glide on the runways. Perfect for Birthday parties with private rooms and non stop fun and games!
Party and Play Funhouse
Party and Play Funhouse is Bolton’s largest indoor soft play centre. A family business established since 2007, we have extensive and varied play areas for children aged 1 to 12 years, facilities for babies, a Cafe, 2 Party Rooms, Party Time Shop and Go Karts!
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre A multi sensory play centre with 3 specialist playrooms: soft play room, sensory room and interactive room. Hoists in all rooms as well as padded floors and walls so all abilities can come and play. 5 star graded cafe to enjoy lunch or a snack.
Play Oldham
Play Oldham is Oldham’s largest indoor play centre with plenty of challenging equipment and a separate area for babies. The cafe has a 5 star award from Oldham Council. Plenty of free parking right outside the door and on bus route from Oldham to Shaw.
Tower Of Fun
Tower Of Fun Main play consists of Spiral and Straight Slides, Ball pool, Castle Climb, Interactive Characters such as Wobblin' Goblin, Stepping Stones over Crocodile Creek, with a Football Arena and much more!
The Jungle
The Jungle Warrington’s award winning indoor play and party centre is now open in Skelmersdale too. Swing, jump, climb and slide through the multi level play areas, take part in the many additional activities on offer, book a wild party and then relax in the 5 star Jungle Express Cafe.
Pipsqueaks Play Cafe
Pipsqueaks Play Cafe is small but well equipped offering dual level adventure climbing maze with fun features, toddler zone, organised activities and race car area.
Wacky Warehouse Game Bird
St Helens
Wacky Warehouse Game Bird Their patented standard of indoor fun and frolics, attached to a family restaurant. Recently refurbished with more fun features than ever.
Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre
Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre Family entertainment centre with a huge soft play structure with dedicated toddler, and baby zones, plus a Sports Zone. Loads of fun activities and games with friendly staff such as roller skating and Karate! 2 themed party rooms. Open daily.
Monolos is an Halal American Diner complete with a indoor play centre. We also boast a Xbox Gaming zone and toddler area. We offer diners the experience of having a relaxing meal whilst the kids run wild and enjoy themselves
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant near Blackpool Airport so planes to spot too! Good disabled access.
Wacky Warehouse - Bee Hive
Wacky Warehouse - Bee Hive Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Air conditioned with new pirate themed menu!
Wacky Warehouse - Old Cobblers Inn
Wacky Warehouse - Old Cobblers Inn Quality indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant boasting a brand new pirate themed menu! Yarr!
Wacky Warehouse - Outside Inn
Wacky Warehouse - Outside Inn Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Pleasingly unusual pub themed around the outside, indoors!
Wacky Warehouse - Phantom Winger
Wacky Warehouse - Phantom Winger Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Wacky Warehouse - Poachers
Wacky Warehouse - Poachers Refurbished in 2013, this is an Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with a cool new pirate themed menu for children!
Wacky Warehouse - Station Promenade
Wacky Warehouse - Station Promenade Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone also offering led arts and crafts sessions and birthday parties, attached to a family restaurant.
Bizzy Bouncers
Bizzy Bouncers Fully inflatable indoor play centre, offering a unique spin on indoor play.
Jungle Js Play and Party Centre
Chadderton Oldham
Jungle Js Play and Party Centre is a family run indoor soft play and party centre for children 0 to 11 years, with cafe, toilets and separate play areas for babies, toddlers and under 4s. Highlights include the thrilling 12' Free Fall slide for the very brave and daring!
Giggles Play and Adventure
Giggles Play and Adventure Featuring a huge new play area for older children and exactly the same in miniature for toddlers! Plus new baby area with balance bar sensory equipment and swing, as well as ride-ons, go-karts and trikes!
Playtime Soft Play Centre
Playtime Soft Play Centre With highlights including indoor bouncy castle, kiddie car track and nippy racing slide, plus the 3 level adventure main frame and matching toddler zone. Social, imaginative and physical exercise in one!
The Space Centre
The Space Centre Especially beneficial for kids with special needs, this is a splendid collection of interactive sensory pleasures all involving either sound, light or texture, including Infinity Hut, Sparkle Cave and Moving Light Scanners!
Funtastic Play
St Annes on Sea
Funtastic Play A 2,000 sq ft adventure play facility including main climbing maze with toddler zone, kiddie kart track, football zone and dedicated special needs sessions! Plus themed party rooms.
Jungle Jims
Jungle Jims A truly unusual and impressive play facility with an Incan Theme throughout, featuring extensive atmospheric play structures, pirate and dragon galleons plus interactive treasure quest game! It's so good you can be up to 15!
Planet Kaos
Planet Kaos Outer space themed play area with 2 floors of fun equipment where you can fly a rocket and peek through observation pods, or moon walk on a trampoline! Plus alien mascot, great baby facilities and private party rooms.
The Play Barn
The Play Barn is a 4 level adventure play facility tucked inside Greenlands Farm, with an above average baby zone, enormous separated main frame linked with aerial rope bridges, Bouncy Castle special sessions and of course the rest of the farmyard too!
The Zone
The Zone features 3 age ranged zones for maximum developmental stimulation and suitability, with good quality physical and imagination play for under 10s. Highlights include a 30m slide, high level transparent floored Walks Of Faith, electric ball cannons and
Tiny Rockers
Tiny Rockers Multi level musical themed soft play for under 8s, with loads of fun features plus big and little keyboard slides. Sensory Room with soothing joys including a floor to ceiling fish tank and a range of daily activities offered for free!
Runaround at Jumping Jacks
Runaround at Jumping Jacks Small but perfectly formed, their twin level main play frame is top notch in terms of decor and they also boast unusually large and well stocked toddler and baby zones, plus particularly impressive parties!
Childrens Corner Cleveleys
Childrens Corner Cleveleys is a small family run funfair on the promenade in the seaside town of Cleveleys. We have 5 rides plus traditional funfair stalls at Children’s Corner, all perfect for young children to enjoy and make happy memories!
Whales And Snails
Whales And Snails Highlights include the little Toddler Town, the crocodile river bridge and the road style racing slide! All weather fun and frolics.
Lancaster Castle
Lancaster Castle Still a working prison and court, it is still possible to visit this fascinating building by joining one of our popular hour-long guided tours, which usually include the Shire Hall with its collection of heraldry, the old cells and Hadrian's Tower
Lytham Hall
Lytham Hall Stately hall set in 78 acres of mature country park; trails through the woods; cycling and picnics in the park with plenty of space to play safely; free entry to the country park Monday to Friday.
Hoghton Tower
Hoghton Tower is a castle. Join a tour around the house and learn about the Knighting of the Loin and other tales including ghostly ones! There are dungeons, a witch’s kitchen, a dolls house collection, walled gardens with turrets and ramparts. Perfect for knights and princesses.
Leighton Hall
Leighton Hall is a place where the whole family can relax. House Tour, Falconry Demonstrations, Tea rooms. Children’s favourites: sandpit dig, caterpillar maze, tree faces and dens in the garden. In August there is a free teddy bear hunt too!
Madame Tussauds Blackpool
Madame Tussauds Blackpool Prepare to be starstruck as you meet a variety of celebrity wax figures from royalty to singers and sports stars. You will be amazed at these realistic models. Free phone app available to enhance your visit.
Blackpool Tower Dungeon
Blackpool Tower Dungeon With 10 live shows and 60 minutes of laughter, screaming, theatre, jokes, history, rides, special effects and a maze. Not for the fainthearted, but everyone else will love it! For over 8s.
Smithills Hall
Smithills Hall There are fine examples of historic architecture from Medieval, Tudor and Victorian features including the medieval Great Hall, Solar Room and Library. Set in charming formal gardens next to the West Pennine Moors so a nice educational stop mid hike!
Ski Rossendale
Ski Rossendale Dry Ski Slope offering skiing and snow boarding session and lessons for all ages and ability levels. Kids' Club held every Saturday morning, with classes for 2 different age groups. A great outdoor activity for all the family to enjoy!
Blackburn Ice Arena
Blackburn Ice Arena Offers something for everyone. With year round skating, lessons, disco sessions for both juniors and seniors, family skating and holiday fun.
Blackpool Ice Arena
Blackpool Ice Arena Discover a COOL way to spend your day at the purpose built 455 sq m ice rink with theatre seating so those who don't wish to participate in skating can watch in comfort. The Arena also has a smaller ice rink - the Arosa Ice Rink at over 4.6 sq m which is available for public skating and private hire.
Jubilee Ice Arena
Jubilee Ice Arena Now known as Cleveleys Ice Arena! Offering a family oriented ice skating experience with varying session types and lessons available plus pro shop.
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure Indoor Ropes Course for all the family. Our qualified instructors will lead you through a safety briefing and then fit you with a full body harness. Once clipped on you will have an hour to "play" with our 18 "in the air" obstacles. We also have an adventure soft play course...
Go Ape Rivington
Go Ape Rivington The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Ramp City
Ramp City A 29,000 square foot indoor skatepark boasting a terrific number of high quality features including the only wooden indoor fullpipe in the UK! They also regularly welcome bikes.
Battlestorm Clitheroe
Battlestorm Clitheroe is a state of the art indoor Laser combat attraction for all the family, featuring a wide variety of missions, interactive features, tactics and above all fun. Your can choose to turn up with friends, book a private group or just come on your own and jump in a game!
The Centre at Halton
The Centre at Halton We have a great skatepark, 2 playgrounds, ball park and boules facility. Open 24h7d and free of charge. Friendly Coffee Shop and indoor hall for activities and events including family fun nights, music festivals, skatepark and junior football competitions plus band nights.
Boulder UK
Boulder UK is an indoor bouldering centre with a dedicated kids' climbing room. Bouldering is a form of climbing which is no more than 4m high with matting for protection. No ropes required!
Junction4 Skatepark
Junction4 Skatepark is a council run facility based in Darwen with close links to the M65 motorway. Open 7 days a week for Scooters, BMX, Skateboards and Inline Skates. From ages five and over.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bolton
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bolton Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards to even the odds. Great family fun in all weathers, air conditioned with dedicated diner and play zones. Cool!
MFA Bowl Blackpool
MFA Bowl Blackpool Modern tenpin bowling alley plus 8 snooker tables and several pool tables too! Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Or have a party!
MFA Bowl Burnley
MFA Bowl Burnley boasts a whopping 24 lanes plus huge gaming arcade and amusement area, so there's loads of fun for all and let the weather do what it likes!
Strike Ten Bowl
Strike Ten Bowl is an 18 lane Ten Pin Bowling alley in Rochdale, with Laser Quest Arena, Diner serving hot and cold food, fully licenced Bar with big screen TV and Amusement Arcade.
Bowlplex Blackburn
Bowlplex Blackburn Family friendly tenpin bowling, great for kids form toddler upwards with bumpers and ball ramps to lend them a hand! Plus arcade for the older kids and family diner for everybody!
Pendle Witches Mystery Treasure Trail
Pendle Witches Mystery Treasure Trail Suitable for the whole family, can you and the kids hunt out the answers to solve the clues to eliminate the suspects to discover whodunit on this self guided mystery themed Treasure Trail.
Curious About Lancaster
Curious About Lancaster offers a different way for families to explore Lancaster. Spot things you’ve never noticed before, answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this charming city. Buy or instantly download the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
The West Lancashire Light Railway
Hesketh Bank
The West Lancashire Light Railway The whole family can also enjoy a visit, with the short train ride behind coal fired steam locomotives dating from 1898.
The Scarborough Spa Express
The Scarborough Spa Express What better way to enjoy the region's beautiful countryside and visit the historic city of York or the seaside town of Scarborough, than by travelling aboard a vintage steam hauled train? Classic and comfortable with huge windows and refreshment carriage on every train. Loads of trip types available.
Ribble Steam Railway
Ribble Steam Railway Travel along our 1.5 mile dock and riverside line, plus access our newly built museum and workshop. The line itself crosses the Preston Marina via a swing bridge, and runs alongside the diverted River Ribble by the former sprawling docklands.
Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus
Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus is an alternative day out because we bring the outdoors indoors as we sail along the historic Lancaster Canal to the magnificent Lune Aqueduct, wildlife spotting along with fascinating historical landmark spotting as we sail along the Lancaster Canal. Free activity packs are available for all children on...
Fylde Society of Model Engineers
Thornton Cleveleys
Fylde Society of Model Engineers run a miniature railway on the playing fields adjoining Marsh Mill. Trains run Sunday and bank holiday afternoons throughout the year (weather permitting). All rides are free, donations most welcome. Live steam and electric locos on 3 different gauge tracks are used to haul trains of up to 15 passengers.
Happy Mount Park
Happy Mount Park Fantastic family friendly park that is open all year and free to visit with a Splash Park open in the summer. Play areas, woodland walks, and loads of activites to enjoy, including trampolines, adventure golf and putting, and traditional roundabout.
Haigh Country Park
Haigh Country Park Explore and enjoy 250 acres of stunning parkland, woodland and plantations using the well planned themed trails. Plus golf complex with epic 27 hole course for adults and crazy golf for the whole family.
Moss Bank Park
Moss Bank Park Popular park with large play area for children, fairground rides, mini steam train, butterfly gardens and animal world exhibit.
Beach and Marine Gardens
Beach and Marine Gardens Crazy golf, adventure play, pitch and putt, trampolines, inflatable castle and paddling pool, all on the beachside.
Barrowford Park
Barrowford Park Large park with putting green, two children's playgrounds and a wetland area with ducks. 2013 Green Flag Awarded.
Stanley Park
Stanley Park There is a dazzling array of family events and attractions from model boats to a children's shuttle train and a tremendous range of sports facilities.
Park View 4U Playing Fields
Lytham St Annes
Park View 4U Playing Fields An exciting fully inclusive three generational play area including: an imaginative toddler area, a teenzone with challenging equipment, a multi use games area, a state of the art skate park and large BMX track, a fitness trail, gym equipment for senior citizens, a woodland walk and story area.
Thompson Park and Miniature Railway
Thompson Park and Miniature Railway Spacious and splendid parkland with boating lake, paddling pool, adventure playground and miniature railway! Plus themed walks, seasonal public events, beautiful gardens and a putting green. Lovely!
Queens Park
Queens Park Fabulous outdoor play park, sand, diggers, great climbing frames, mazes, sculptures, picnic areas and ducks in the lake.
Brockholes Nature Reserve
Brockholes Nature Reserve is the flagship nature reserve of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust. Brockholes has 250 acres to explore. We’ve a range of fun family events and activities, host a wide variety of wildlife and have a brilliant adventure play area!
Withy Grove Park
Withy Grove Park Located next to Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre, the park includes the borough’s flagship play area: an enormous main play structure with mind bogglingly fun equipment spread for 3 age ranges! Sports pitches too.
Worden Park
Worden Park As well as over 60 hectares of meadows, woodlands and playing fields, model railway, huge playground and super hedge maze, the park also includes a Crafts Centre and coffee shop located in the centre of the historic grounds.
Williamson Park
Williamson Park is a beautiful landscaped park, with a Butterfly House, Minibeast Cave, Animal Garden, a cafe and shop, playpark and acres of space for picnics. There are lots of secret woodland pathways to explore and mosaic sculptures and monuments to find. Check out the new Family Wild Card deal!
WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre
WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is a nature reserve and waterfowl gardens with activities for all the family, including an adventure play area, canoe safari, guided boat tours, den building, hand feeding of our captive birds, and lots more.
Avenham and Miller Park
Avenham and Miller Park An oasis of countryside with a tranquil riverside setting that feels a million miles from the city! No playgrounds, no flash features, just great cycling and hiking routes and lots of lovely green to explore.
Lytham St Annes Beach
Lytham St Annes
Lytham St Annes Beach Donkey rides on the sand, a renovated Victorian Pier, children's playgrounds, Lytham's famous green windmill, cafes, ice cream parlours and municipal gardens: it's a place of irresistible old fashioned charm!
Illuminasia is the world's largest indoor illuminations experience and boasts 8 separately themed zones including kids' favourites Land of the Giants, Dark Zone and 3D laser shows plus loads more and the hand stamp allows whole day returns! Epic!
The Blackpool Tower Eye
The Blackpool Tower Eye Travel 380ft up the tower and brave the glass bottomed sky walk, enjoy amazing views and then hit the 4D cinema! Combo tickets with other attractions here available.
Blackpool Tower Circus
Blackpool Tower Circus is a seasonal extravaganza running 26th May through 1st November. From slapstick clowns to death defying acrobats, from high wire artists to Superbowl Flyers, it's a non stop feast of fun and amazement with the world famous water-finale at the end!
Fired 4 U
Fired 4 U An indoor family morning or afternoon out.We will show you how to paint your pottery with a wide range of tools,then you leave it to be fired & collect next week.Choose from money box, plates, dragons, fairies & wine coolers!You can also do copper enameling or foam clay decoration or decoupage & take them hom
Glazey Days
Glazey Days Family friendly pottery studio who also offer children's parties. Unleash their creativity!
The Star Tree Studio
The Star Tree Studio is a children's arts and crafts studio shop providing high quality, fun, educational art, craft and creative activities giving children opportunities to be creative, make a mess and learn something new. Activities to suit children age 16 months to 12 years.
The Crafty Potter
The Crafty Potter - is a pottery painting studio where children can paint from a wide range of pottery. We have three potters' wheels, pot pinching and coiling. We even have make a bear! Come fire your imagination with us.New crafts include glass painting, porcelain painting & Decopatch
The Art Garden
The Art Garden is a children’s arts and crafts studio. Bookable baby messy play, toddler and pre-school sessions available. Drop in for all ages on Saturdays. Afterschool textile workshops are also available for older children. Parties and private sessions also available.
The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery
The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery is a child friendly paint your own pottery studio where you can create treasured keepsakes and personalised gifts. There is pottery suitable for all ages. We sell a variety of small snacks and drinks too.
Go Create
Go Create Creative fun for children that love to paint and make things in a safe, secure environment. Designed with children in mind we are one of the only creative play centres in Lancashire.
Oswaldtwistle Mills
Oswaldtwistle Mills With wildfowl reserve, 12 hole mini golf, indoor play, Textile Time Tunnel and The Heritage Centre there's plenty here to keep you busy. Great place to visit if you are looking for family days out in Lancashire.
Wellybobs Wildlife, arts and crafts, sing alongs, Ladybug garden, adventure playground with zippy swing: a really good range.
Blackpool Model Village
Blackpool Model Village Ranging from Scottish Castles to Cornish Fishing Villages plus a working train, this is 2.5 acres of really well done miniatures intersected with landscaped walkways. Kids' quiz and seasonal events available too!
Adrenalin Zone
Adrenalin Zone Exhilarating rides that will leave your stomach behind. Experience the feeling of free flight, walking on air and fun with these exciting activities. One for the thrill seekers.
Air Skate
Air Skate offers 17 interconnecting banks, ramps, pipes, ledges and rails all available (at differing times) for skaters and scooter, BMXs and blades! Professionally offered.
Grip and Go
Grip and Go is a unique indoor climbing and adventure centre for over 4s.
Chorley Equestrian Centre
Chorley Equestrian Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, scenic hacks, BHS qualification training and recognised Pony Club and associated events. Indoor and outdoor facilities plus extra activities and own a pony days for the school holidays: hooray!
Earnsdale Farm Riding School
Earnsdale Farm Riding School BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, menage, hacking and Pony Club, welcoming disabled and able bodied riders.
Whitemoor Riding Centre
Whitemoor Riding Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s with indoor jumping and outdoor riding. Welcomes disabled riders too, equipped with an RDA Mounting Ramp.
Battlefield LIVE Pennine
Battlefield LIVE Pennine Authentic combat entertainment experience using military grade infrared gaming guns in a purpose built 10 acre battle arena. A number of ‘Missions’ available, including Team Deathmatch, and Zombie Survival! Suitable for ages 7 and older. Parties available.
Laser Quest Blackpool
Laser Quest Blackpool Exhilarating laser tag in a 21st century battle zone for ages 7 and up. Stalk your opponents through an exciting labyrinth in this futuristic game. Birthday party packages available.
Laser Quest Rochdale
Laser Quest Rochdale is a state of the art laser tag arena for zero contact laser battle! Plus 18 lane Ten Pin Bowling alley in Rochdale, Diner serving hot and cold food, fully licenced Bar with big screen TV and Amusement Arcade.
Laser Land
Laser Land A cool cosmic themed battle arena for a family blast off with laser tag: the zero contact combat game played with laser guns! Plus soft play on site and loads of classes available too!
Blackpool Laser Tag
Blackpool Laser Tag Fancy a game of hide and seek? In the dark? With laser guns? This is your place then! Totally safe, totally pretend, yet still totally awesome, laser tag is like a living computer game with rather more exercise involved!
MiniLinks Lytham St Annes
St Annes
MiniLinks Lytham St Annes - is a wonderful outdoor golf facility that suits all ages and abilities with exciting activities including CrazyGolf, entertaining GrassPutting or for the more adventurous, the MiniLinks.
Blackpool Adventure Golf
Blackpool Adventure Golf is a 12 hole family fun golf course boasting an array of waterfalls, streams and water hazards. Get ready for a game of golf like no other where you will come across an exciting array fun styled holes!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Go Karting Tracks in Lancashire 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 Lancashire can enjoy the great day out as well.

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