Electric Mountain (7 miles)
The hydro company's visitor centre, this provides tours of the power station at Dinorwig. Plus indoor adventure play for under 12s and a great climbing wall too.
National Slate Museum (7 miles)
National Slate Museum
In the shadow of Elidir mountain and the vast Dinorwig quarry, step straight into the past in Victorian workshops that tell a very special story. Designed as though engineers have just downed tools and left the courtyard for home, enjoy slate-splitting demonstrations, tours, the stunning countryside and much...
Port Sunlight Museum (55 miles)
Port Sunlight Museum
Lies at the heart of this garden village and is an ideal place to start your visit. Experience what it was like to live and work here during the Edwardian and Victorian periods and even encounter characters from the village's past!
Spaceport (55 miles)
Blast off on a virtual journey through space and time! Become a virtual astronaut in the incredible 360 degree, fully immersive Space Dome show where their latest production, ASTRONAUT, will take you from Earth to space..... and beyond!
Tate Liverpool (56 miles)
Contemporary gallery with genuinely family friendly ethos: they encourage the kids to chat about what they're seeing, pull poses from the artwork and mill about freely.
Merseyside Maritime Museum (56 miles)
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Highlights of the collections include ship models, maritime paintings, colourful posters from the golden age of liners and even some full sized vessels. Plus a fun maritime-themed play area for early years visitors!
Underwater Street (56 miles)
A hands-on discovery centre offering imaginative play, science shows, art and craft workshops and themed activities to keep the whole family entertained for hours.
Museum of Liverpool (56 miles)
Museum of Liverpool
Little Liverpool is a fantastic high tech hands-on gallery specially for visitors under the age of six. Look out for Winnie the spider in the other galleries to find lots of things to do specially for the very young as the big ones enjoy the captivating displays.
Beatles Story (56 miles)
- will transport you on an enlightening and atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles. See how 4 young lads from Liverpool were propelled into worldwide fame to become the greatest band of all time. Hear the story unfold through the "Living History" audio guide narrated by...
International Slavery Museum (56 miles)
International Slavery Museum
A serious educational visit the kids won't forget. It is the only museum of its kind to look at aspects of historical and contemporary slavery as well as being an international hub for resources on human rights issues.
Liverpool War Museum (56 miles)
Liverpool War Museum
Housed beneath the streets of Liverpool, this museum was the nerve centre in the battle of the atlantic during WWII. Fascinating stuff.
World Museum Liverpool (56 miles)
World Museum Liverpool
Combines historic treasures from across the globe with the latest interactive technology to make an unbeatable family day out. Our collections include archaeology, ethnology and physical sciences as well as BritainâÂÂÂÂs only free Planetarium. With everything from live bugs...
Walker Art Gallery (56 miles)
Walker Art Gallery
Big Art for Little Artists was developed for local families and groups of young children to enjoy. It introduces children to the Walker Art Gallery. It is a very special place where children can learn and have lots of fun!
Victoria Gallery and Museum (57 miles)
Victoria Gallery and Museum
Opened to the public in 2008, the VG&M is housed in the University of LiverpoolâÂÂs famous âÂÂredbrickâÂÂ building. It contains a gallery, museum and cafe, all housed in stunning Victorian architecture.
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour (58 miles)
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart!! Every football fan would love to walk out the tunnel, sit in the dugout, visit the changing rooms: and they can! With a fantastic museum going through this great clubs history this is a must for any sports fan.
National Waterways Museum (58 miles)
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.
GreenWood Forest Park (4 miles)
GreenWood Forest Park
Discover endless Family Adventure, including the world's first people-powered roller coaster and Wales's longest sledge run!
Anglesey Sea Zoo (< 1 mile)
Anglesey Sea Zoo
Anglesey's Leading All Weather Family Attraction! There's amazing marine life to see at the biggest aquarium in Wales! Will you enter the Seven Sisters Shipwreck, or dare to walk the Shark Pool grids?Over 150 native species, from the familiar to the strange, there's something for everyone!
Pili Palas Nature World (6 miles)
Pili Palas Nature World
Enter a jungle of butterflies, exotic animals and amazing creatures including the new Meerkats. Indoor soft play area for young children, adventure play areas, giant bouncy castle, ride-on tractors, nature trail, picnic areas, café and much more, there’s something for everyone here!
Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm (17 miles)
Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm
Children are allowed to handle a selection of different types of animals including rabbits, guinea pigs and puppies, as well as hand-feeding many of the larger animals such as pigmy goats, alpacas, rhea, donkeys, ponies, pigs and lambs.
The Childrens Farm Park (23 miles)
The Childrens Farm Park
Found within the Llanfair Slate Caverns Park. Visit Floss the donkey and her friends: various pigs, rabbits, calves, ducks, hens and many others too, all indoors. Plus their new arrivals 10 baby pigmy goats!
Welsh Mountain Zoo (24 miles)
Welsh Mountain Zoo
Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery. Spend a perfect day at this family friendly Zoo, in the company of rare and endangered animals from Britain and around the World including red pandas, brown bears, monkeys and tigers!
Rhyl SeaQuarium (34 miles)
Join us on a voyage of discovery as we travel beneath the waves, from tranquil fresh waters to the cold depths of the abyss.
Foel Farm Park (< 1 mile)
Isle of Anglesey
Foel Farm Park
- offers a great family visit to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a real working farm. We invite all visitors to meet, touch and feed the animals.
Bodafon Farm Park (23 miles)
Bodafon Farm Park
A fun filled family day out on the farm. Play on the ride on tractors and adventure playground and make friends with all the different animals. We also have a large collection of birds and owls to see. Or just relax and enjoy good food in our courtyard cafe.
Bangor Swimming Pool (8 miles)
Bangor Swimming Pool
Disability friendly water park with two water slides, three diving boards, football pitches and an outside paddling pool, as well as a good cafe.
Neptunes Pool (38 miles)
Enjoy the 25 metre pool caters for all types of swimmers, being shallow at both ends means you have twice the area to rest or practice with the children.
The Fun Centre (1 miles)
The Fun Centre
It's the biggest , It's the best , it's brilliant - While the kids are wearing themselves out on the giant drop slides, ball pools, tubes, bridges, maze, climbing walls, net and ropes..... The adults can relax in the fully licensed restaurant enjoy the outside patio area or join the children in...
The Den (7 miles)
The colourful main play area includes 2 slides, a large ball pool, climbing nets, biff bash, mirrors, and all sorts of tunnels, there are also 2 other areas for under 2's and babies.
Miri Mawr (8 miles)
They offer an action packed jungle play experience for the older children with slides, ball pools, crawl tubes, rope nets, bridges and much, much more, plus toddler area.
The Play Centre (8 miles)
The Play Centre
Multi level adventure soft play with newly extended toddler zone!
Treasure Island Fun Centre (10 miles)
Treasure Island Fun Centre
Pirate themed adventure soft play with a separate Baby Pirate area. Walk the plank into the ball lagoon, explore the haunted cave, and more!
Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Bonkerz Fun Centre (22 miles)
Bonkerz Fun Centre
Children aged 3 and under can experience the toddler zone, with its interactive touch screen, slides, viewing pod and ball vacuum. The main play frame is suitable for all ages (even the parents!) with its mirror maze, astro turf sports zone, air cannons and giant slides.
Totally Ape (26 miles)
Monkey themed shenanigans on the main multi tiered play frame as well as the separate baby and toddler area. For under 12s. Free parking, free WiFi.
Geronimos and Little Injuns (35 miles)
Geronimos and Little Injuns
Offering adventure soft play frames for toddlers and older children, features include giant astroglide slide. Cafe seating within sight of play.
Sygun Copper Mine (13 miles)
Sygun Copper Mine
Audio presentation tour also with special lighting and sound effects. Plus Adventure playground, Panning for Gold, Pottery Painting, Metal Detecting.
Llechwedd Slate Caverns (18 miles)
Llechwedd Slate Caverns
is an underground slate mines tour. With outdoor play area. Underground adventures plus underground overground zip-wires planned to open Easter 2014.
Great Orme Ancient Mines (21 miles)
Great Orme Ancient Mines
Both an enjoyable and educational experience suitable for all ages. Walking through tunnels mined out over 3,500 years ago gives visitors a feel for the harsh conditions our prehistoric ancestors faced in their search for copper.
Llanfair Slate Caverns (23 miles)
Llanfair Slate Caverns
Descend Jacobs ladder and wonder through the tunnels and chambers, and look for the old drilling holes, and the likeness of a human face in the mighty no 6 cavern. As you emerge from the caverns, you face the breathtaking view of Cardigan Bay.
Caernarfon Castle (2 miles)
Surely one of the most impressive of Welsh castles, with unusual polygonal towers, the Eagle Tower being the most stunning of these.
Plas Newydd (4 miles)
Large gardens, woodland walks and a marine walk along the Menai Straits, accessible by boat (optional). Also featuring a military museum with relics from the battle of Waterloo. Plus adventure playground and frisbee golf course!
Inigo Jones Tudor Slate Works (6 miles)
Inigo Jones Tudor Slate Works
The tour of the slate workshops includes a Geological Historical Calligraphy and Letter Cutting exhibition. There is a quiz with a slate prize and a chance to have a go at calligraphy and to engrave on a piece of slate that you get to keep as a souvenir.
Penrhyn Castle (8 miles)
19th century fantasy castle with spectacular contents and grounds, dolls museum, extensive Victorian kitchens, railway museum and adventure playground, Terrific views.
Beaumaris Gaol (10 miles)
This haunting history lesson will live in your memory for a long time. It will give you a fascinating insight into the world of the prisoner in Victorian times. They also have Britain's only original tread wheel.
Beaumaris Castle (10 miles)
Isle of Anglesey
on the Island of Anglesey is the great unfinished masterpiece. It was built as one of the (at the time) high tech 'iron ring' of North Wales castles by the English monarch Edward I.
Criccieth Castle (14 miles)
standing on its headland between two beaches, is a prominent North Wales landmark. It is also a landmark historic site, one of those rare castles with a foot firmly in both camps and a true testament to the varying fortunes of war.
Portmeirion (19 miles)
Built by Clough Williams-Ellis on a private peninsula on the coast of Snowdonia to show how a beautiful place could be developed without spoiling it. It has shops, cafes and sub-tropical woodland gardens. Contains playground and sandy beach for kids to play on, worth a visit.
Conwy Suspension Bridge (20 miles)
Conwy Suspension Bridge
See how trade and travel brought Conwy to life and discover how a husband and wife kept Thomas Telford's bridge open every day of the year, whatever the weather.
Aberconwy House (20 miles)
Furnished rooms and an audio-visual presentation show daily life from different periods in its history. Features include ghost stories, children's trail and seasonal events.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Anglesey 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 North Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.
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