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)
Explore 6 awesome galleries all themed on outer space, with loads of interactive activities and hands on audio visual exhibits, plus the Observatory and the show at the Space Dome! Not to be missed!
Oswestry Town Museum (55 miles)
Oswestry Town Museum
A lovely little museum dedicated to the history of Oswestry and the surrounding countryside, from B.C. to present day. Run by friendly volunteers, quiz for the kids and free to visit!
Museum of Liverpool (56 miles)
Museum of Liverpool
Learn all about Liverpool at this great museum, which has a fantastic high tech hands on gallery designed especially for visitors under the age of 6. Exciting programme of free family activities, exhibitions and events throughout the year.
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.
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.
Merseyside Maritime Museum (56 miles)
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Highlights of the collections include ship models, maritime paintings, colourful vintage posters and even some full sized vessels to tour! Plus a fun maritime themed play area for under 5s with dress up, stories and hands on activities!
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 secret nerve centre in the battle of the atlantic during WWII. Interesting labyrinth of rooms to explore, full of fascinating stuff! Open between March and November.
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. The collections include archaeology, ethnology and physical sciences as well as Britains only free Planetarium. With everything from live bugs to Egyptian mummies, theres something...
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.
Cheshire Military Museum (58 miles)
Cheshire Military Museum
A museum telling the story of the Cheshire soldiers through time from the 17th century to present day. Really interesting and interactive displays with plenty to see and learn about these brave men.
Grosvenor Museum (58 miles)
Discover the history and natural history of Chester, plus its silver and art heritage. A number of galleries to see and a Period House. Year round programme of events and special exhibitions. Free to visit.
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour (58 miles)
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
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, cafe and much more, there's something for everyone here!
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)
Experience marine life from all around the world! With daily feedings demonstrations including the sea lions and fur seals, plus touch tank exhibit and Behind The Scenes option, you're going to be here all day. And love every minute!
Foel Farm Park (< 1 mile)
Isle of Anglesey
Foel Farm Park
Working farm where you can feed and visit the animals, ride ponies, explore with with tractor trailer tours and (rather unexpectedly) watch a master chocolatier at work!
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.
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.
The Fun Centre (2 miles)
The Fun Centre
Enormous play zone with extreme single and double drop slides, awesome mainframe and toddler zone, mini kart driving school and racetrack, laser tag and little museum as well! Say hi to Gog for us!
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
Exciting pirate themed adventure soft play with a separate Mini Marauder area. Walk the plank into the ball lagoon, find the secret cave and more! More exercise than you can shake a cutlass at!
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.
Bendi-gedig (32 miles)
is a children’s indoor adventure play centre and cafe. Exciting, fun, stimulating play in a comfortable safe environment. Play equipment suitable for children age 0 to 12 years. Free WiFi. Cafe serving fresh local produce. Bright airy space. Customer car park.
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.
Electric Mountain (7 miles)
Take a tour beneath Dinorwig Power Station, one of Europe's largest man made caverns deep in Elidir Mountain! With centre above and adventure below and an indoor play zone alongside you simply can't go wrong!
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.
Go Below (22 miles)
An amazing subterranean sporting experience for over 10s that'll take in a series of exciting challenges including elements of abseiling, zip lining, scrambling, traversing, boating and climbing, all deep underground beneath Snowdonia!
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.
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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