Go Ape Forest Segway (6 miles)
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.
Blakemere Village (7 miles)
Lots to do at this’village’, from candle making or pot making and painting, to a Falconry centre with birds of prey to meet. Also Segway, archery, bushcraft, and a children’s play area.
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm (10 miles)
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm
Features include panning for gold, an indoor play centre, adventure playground, mini golf and farm animals to visit, plus of course: The Ice Cream!
Brimstage Maze (13 miles)
is a family friendly farm based day out. There's a giant maize maze with clues to find along the way. Indoor and outdoor activities all included in the price including indoor soft play barn, crazy golf, pedal go karts, tractor ride, inflatable assault course, inflatable maze, puzzles and games.
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery (13 miles)
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery
452 feet high and offering stunning panoramic views as far away as the Lake District (really!) on a clear day. The building also houses several radio studios, which you are located on the same level as the viewing gallery.
The Climbing Hangar (14 miles)
The Climbing Hangar
Bouldering is low level climbing above safety mats, so you can focus on movement rather than checking ropes and harnesses. We have the only family dedicated climbing facility in the northwest and offer a range of kids' clubs and parties.
New Palace and Adventureland (16 miles)
New Palace and Adventureland
Family fun-filled entertainment in New Brighton, Wirral, including Adventureland, one of the largest indoor children's play centres in the UK, the Bright Spot family amusement arcade, plus an outdoor Funfair.
Techniquest Glyndwr (18 miles)
An interactive science extravaganza with over 60 hands on exhibits, seasonally varying exhibitions and live 45 minute long science shows that'll blow your mind! Learning doesn't get more amusing!
Plassey (21 miles)
is a unique attraction for all the family. There’s plenty to keep the kids occupied with our new action-packed Welsh castle themed adventure play-park, shops, golf, games room, nature trails, conservation lake and picturesque picnic areas.
Alcumlow Hall Farm (23 miles)
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.
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK (24 miles)
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK
Kids can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK (24 miles)
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK
Kids age between 6 and 15 years will love this tour behind the scenes of their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio!
DangerPoint (24 miles)
Become a Danger Detective, seek out the dangers and collect the clues to complete the DangerQuest. Meet, and talk to, K-os the Alien and learn about staying safe in a fun way!
LomoWall Manchester (26 miles)
An extremely artistic wall covered in thousands of images which form a mosaic from a distance; well worth seeing if you're in the area but not the basis for an entire day trip. Inspiring stuff!
Manchester City FC Experience (27 miles)
Manchester City FC Experience
Combine the rich sporting history of Manchester City Football Club with a 90 minute tour of the awe inspiring City of Manchester Stadium. A must for fans of all ages!
Emma Bridgewater Factory (30 miles)
Stoke On Trent
Emma Bridgewater Factory
Join us in the historic Potteries: take a tour of our atmospheric Victorian factory, see our beautiful wares being made, then try your hand at decorating your own pot in our studio. Relax in the cafe, wander in the walled garden, then shop for factory seconds or delightful gifts.
The Palace Fun Centre (31 miles)
The Palace Fun Centre
Offering a kids' level haunted house, tenpin bowling, arcade, indoor play and more besides! Play and Play means you can dip in and out or stick around and do the lot! Brace yourselves!
Wellybobs (32 miles)
Wildlife, arts and crafts, sing alongs, Ladybug garden, adventure playground with zippy swing: a really good range.
Knightlys Fun Parks (33 miles)
Knightlys Fun Parks
is a family amusement park with a Fun Fair, Amusement Arcade, Bingo and Pub with huge outside entertainments are and outside bar. Plus many food outlets and shops. In addition we put on many free shows including magic shows and the famous Monkey show and more!
Stonerig Raceway (33 miles)
Scalextric attraction that has 9 large themed tracks you can race round, each offering different challenges. All the tracks are computerized with great features like F1 starting grid, recorded speed, and lap counting. Plenty to keep everyone entertained!
Grip and Go (34 miles)
Grip and Go
is a unique indoor climbing and adventure centre for over 4s.
Oswaldtwistle Mills (36 miles)
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.
Adrenalin Zone (38 miles)
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.
Blackpool Model Village (38 miles)
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!
Supercamps (40 miles)
Activity day camps for children aged 4 to 14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy during the Easter and Summer holidays!
Peak Llamas (42 miles)
Llama trekking in the Peak District is the ideal way to spend a day out with a difference. These graceful animals are the perfect walking companion, and they can carry your bags for you too!
Air Skate (43 miles)
offers 17 interconnecting banks, ramps, pipes, ledges and rails all available (at differing times) for skaters and scooter, BMXs and blades! Professionally offered.
Go Ape Forest Segway (49 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Cannock Chase. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Shibden Hall (49 miles)
90 acres of parkland with attractions including woodland, walks, playground, an orienteering course, children's rides, miniature railway, pitch and putt and a boating lake. The Hall itself offers visitors a fascinating history of it's wealthy owners.
Dinosaur Discovery (55 miles)
is an interactive educational and fun indoor dinosaur exhibition and attraction. Including animated displays which can be controlled by the children themselves. Plus a separate ‘Last day of the dinosaurs’ exhibition, which includes jump scares through a dark maze.
Craftplay (57 miles)
A creative play project where kids can discover messy and sensory activities, play with unusual materials, and stretch their imaginations! Weekly family groups, plus dedicated sessions for younger kids, and additional sessions at weekends and during school holidays.
Gullivers World (10 miles)
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.
Blue Planet Aquarium (6 miles)
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.
Vale Royal Falconry Centre (6 miles)
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.
Chester Zoo (7 miles)
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.
Cheshire Falconry (7 miles)
With special experiences on offer for over 4s, daily flying demonstrations, Family Falconry sessions plus the weathering lawn and aviary, there's plenty of things to see and do for bird lovers of all ages!
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre (8 miles)
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!
Stockley Farm (11 miles)
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 (19 miles)
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 (5 miles)
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!
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens (5 miles)
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!
National Waterways Museum (6 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.
Grosvenor Museum (9 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.
Cheshire Military Museum (9 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.
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery (10 miles)
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.
Dunham Massey (16 miles)
Temporarily reborn as The Stamford Military Hospital until end of 2015 and a forerunner for Museum of the Year, it's filled with costumed characters who bring it all to life for kids, alongside a children's quiz trail and gorgeous gardens.
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre (19 miles)
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 too.
Congleton Museum (24 miles)
Museum telling the story of Congleton and its locality through interactive exhibitions, touch screens and talking heads! The collections span over 4,000 years, from prehistory to WWII. Free to visit.
Sandy Lane Aqua Park (8 miles)
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.
Northgate Arena (8 miles)
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.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near Helsby 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.
Swimming Pools in Helsby
Zoos near Helsby
Theme Parks near Helsby
Indoor play areas in Helsby
Museums in Helsby
Things to do in Helsby
Kids Fun in Cheshire
Kids Fun in Chester
| Warrington Fun for Kids
Fun for Kids in Staffordshire
Family things to do in Cheshire
Places to visit in London
Things to do in Chester
Things to do in Warrington
Childrens Fun near Northwich
Fun for Kids in Runcorn
Childrens Fun near Congleton