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 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!
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!
Spaceport 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!
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 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 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 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 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 Julia...
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 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 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 Britain's only free Planetarium. With everything from live bugs to Egyptian mummies, there's...
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 Opened to the public in 2008, the VG&M is housed in the University of Liverpool's famous redbrick building. It contains a gallery, museum and cafe. Dress up as a Victorian, design your own tile and hear what a volcano sounds like!
GreenWood Forest Park Discover endless Family Adventure, including the world's first people-powered roller coaster and Wales's longest sledge run. Don't forget to aquaplane down the brand new SolarSplash (New for 2016!).
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 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'Âs something for everyone here!
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 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 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!
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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 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 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 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 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!
Miri Mawr 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 Den 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.
The Play Centre Multi level adventure soft play with newly extended toddler zone!
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!
The Holyhead Empire Play Centre A 3 tier play area full of cool physical play features, with laser tag in the play frame on Friday night sand as a happy bonus, a cinema too! In order then: play, prey and hooray!
Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre Indoor play facility within a leisure centre so the bigs can do sport while the smalls bounce about! Soft play is for under 5s.
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 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 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 Offering adventure soft play frames for toddlers and older children, features include giant astroglide slide. Cafe seating within sight of play.
Electric Mountain 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 Audio presentation tour of some really stunning caves and intriguing works, also with special lighting and sound effects. Plus Adventure playground, Panning for Gold, Pottery Painting, Metal Detecting and more!
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.
Zip World Cavern Zip World's newest adventure takes you underground for more zip lines, rope bridges, obstacles and tunnels! For over 10s only and 3 hours long, this is the very definition of epic!
Great Orme Ancient Mines Both an enjoyable and educational experience suitable for all ages, walking through deep Bronze Age tunnels, seeing traditional smelting and learn about the discovery of the largest Prehistoric mine in the known world!
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.
Go Below 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!
Plas Newydd 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!
Caernarfon Castle Surely one of the most impressive of Welsh castles, with unusual polygonal towers, the Eagle Tower being the most stunning of these.
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 19th century fantasy castle with spectacular contents and grounds, dolls museum, extensive Victorian kitchens, railway museum, kids' quiz trail and adventure playground! Terrific views.
Beaumaris Gaol 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.
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Beaumaris Castle 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 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 Village built on a private peninsula on the coast of Snowdonia to show how a beautiful place could be developed, without spoiling it. Shops, cafes and sub tropical woodland gardens to explore. Free, guided tours given daily.