Port Sunlight Museum (4 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!
Play Planet (2 miles)
- contains air cannons that can fire soft balls through targets or safely at your friends. There are "splat pads", a "king of the cross" and "rope swings". All this added to the three storey, three lane super slide, "spider webs", "asteroid belts" and forests of biff-bash means there's plenty going on.
Bubbles World of Play (3 miles)
Bubbles World of Play
- is a large modern Children’s Play Centre with the largest and most innovative play frame in the UK. We have a large Baby and Toddler area and 5 level play frame.
Fun4All (5 miles)
Indoor family entertainment centre providing fun indoor soft play facilities for children under the age of 12. We have a full service restaurant offering a tasty choice of healthy food plus facilities to host your child'Âs birthday party. New bear building and Laser parties now available. Regular...
Jungle Fun (5 miles)
Jungle Fun provides fun for kids of all ages - from crawlers and toddlers to kids and climbers. There are themed rooms, giant slides and a host of activities designed to educate and stimulate children.
Funtown Liverpool (5 miles)
Bright, welcoming and full of fun. The play structure is huge with an exciting four lane astra slide and indoor football pitch, whilst our special toddler section, for the under 3s, is a big hit for their younger visitors.
Purple Monster Playcentre (6 miles)
Purple Monster Playcentre
Multi level indoor adventure play also featuring seasonal outdoor area, plus craft sessions, bouncy castle days, ride on toys, water activities and a great kids' hairdresser based on site too.
Fun Time (6 miles)
Over 5000sq ft of exciting, colourful multi tiered adventure play for ages 0 to 3 and 3 to 12 years in separate sections.
Go Kids Play Centre (7 miles)
Go Kids Play Centre
Multi-tiered soft play centre, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to 12 years.
Spaceworld Play Centre (7 miles)
Spaceworld Play Centre
provides one of Merseyside’s largest climbing frames, we also provide Indoor Football, Electric Space Buggies and much more for both toddlers and children from 0 to 12 years of age. We also specialise in children’s parties.
Mini Monsters Fun House (8 miles)
Silly Billys Indoor Playcentre (9 miles)
Zubaru Play and Party Centre (11 miles)
Zubaru Play and Party Centre
An exciting range of the latest soft play equipment on which your little adventurers can run, jump, crawl, slide, climb and biff-bash until their heart's content.
Playdays Cafe (11 miles)
is an indoor soft play centre and cafe. Let your children run, jump, crawl and climb while you sit back and relax with a coffee and a snack.
Treasure Island Soft Play (11 miles)
Treasure Island Soft Play
Pirate themed adventure soft play for the under 11s, with dedicated toddler area, pirate ship mainframe and jungle sports court.
Yellow Sub (12 miles)
Multiple adventure play frames, kids' football arena, a special toddler play area and more.
Prendoolys (14 miles)
Designed from the ground up to deliver countless hours of family fun!
Giggles Gym (16 miles)
Main play frame, sports area, separate toddler area and a little tykes car zone. They also do some really unique parties!
Playtown Southport (17 miles)
is Southport’s biggest and best indoor play centre. The children can climb, slide, play football, roll around in the balls and have fun whilst parents and careers relax with a tasty drink or enjoy some delicious home cooked food. Meal deals, reduced grandparent entry and super saver passes available.
Queensway Tunnel Tour (< 1 mile)
Queensway Tunnel Tour
Witness an engineering masterpiece first hand on this tour which takes you for a unique behind the scenes look at the Tunnel, including the control room. For kids over 10 years only, and who don't mind the idea of being deep underground!
Williamson Tunnels (1 miles)
- provides an insight into the fascinating underground world created by Joseph Williamson in the early 19th Century. Take a guided tour through a section of the network of tunnels and view exhibitions which depict the life and times of one of Liverpool's most eccentric characters.
Everton Stadium Tour (2 miles)
Everton Stadium Tour
Have you ever wondered just what goes on behind the scenes at Goodison Park? Now's your chance! Over an hour's exclusive tour of all things Everton.
Speke Hall (7 miles)
Get lost in the new maze, go wild in the woods or conquer the climbing frames in the adventure playground! Visit the Victorians or Talk with the Tudors, free tours take place daily. Discover the history of the families who lived here before taking a break in the new Stable Tea Room.
Awesome Walls Climbing Liverpool (1 miles)
Awesome Walls Climbing Liverpool
Indoor rock climbing is a fun and enjoyable way to exercise and an excellent way to keep kids fit and healthy. We have always strived to offer the best indoor climbing experience - friendly staff, interesting routes, centre cleanliness.
Wowballs Liverpool (1 miles)
The latest and fun craze that lets you have water walking hamster ball fun on the water without even getting wet. Come to one of our outdoor hire centres and get inside a Wowball for the best laugh you will have in ages. Walk on water fun with friends.
Jungle Parc (4 miles)
Outdoor fun and adventure for the whole family in an exciting and safe environment! We have two courses, Adventurer Course for age 4+ and Explorer Course for teens and adults. Activities include monkey bridges, super fast Zips, Rocket Launchers and cargo nets!
Rampworx (5 miles)
Friendly indoor skateboarding and BMX facility, with coaching classes available if you don't know where to start!
Aerial Extreme Knowsley (7 miles)
Aerial Extreme Knowsley
is a high ropes adventure course involving a series of challenging obstacles set at varying heights above the ground. You'll find yourself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, swinging logs and balance beams, plus many more!
Darkstar Laser (11 miles)
Offers intense, all-out, ultimate laser tag in their huge, atmospheric multi-level 'Hex' arena! Ultimate laser tag takes all the best bits from 'regular' laser tag and injects a technological upgrade to give a game that's faster, bigger and more exciting.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Liverpool (2 miles)
Big Apple Bowl and Laser Quest (3 miles)
Big Apple Bowl and Laser Quest
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Big Apple bowling facility has over 20 lanes!
The Bowl Bromborough (5 miles)
The Bowl Bromborough
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling, with gutter guards and bowling ramps to give the kids a chance! Great on a wet day.
Premier Bowl and Laser Southport (17 miles)
Premier Bowl and Laser Southport
Enjoy classic Tenpin Bowling and Experience our Laser zone in a comfortable environment, with friendly staff at great value. Kid's bowling aids available.
Curious About Liverpool (< 1 mile)
Curious About Liverpool
is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this fabulous maritime city. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Magical Mystery Tour (< 1 mile)
Magical Mystery Tour
A fun and fascinating 2 hour tour of Beatles territory including Penny Lane you'll be entertained along the way with fab four music and a qualified guide.
Haunted Liverpool (1 miles)
Strictly for the big and brave ones, the Georgian Quarter gives up its darkest secrets on these ghostly walking tours led by charismatic and costumed guides.
Southport Treasure Trail (17 miles)
Southport Treasure Trail
Treasure Trails' treasure hunts are a fantastic way to explore a new town or village whilst enjoying a fun walk in the fresh air. Follow the trail, solve the clues and see the sights!
Lymm Ducks and Drakes Spy Mission Trail (21 miles)
Lymm Ducks and Drakes Spy Mission Trail
is a fun, exciting self-guided Spy Mission trail around the charming town of Lymm. The trail is a ready made activity for families: simply follow the directions, solve the clues and explore the sights.
Model Railway Village (17 miles)
Model Railway Village
It is not unusual for children to want to spend all day with their parents or grand parents at the Model Railway Village, just watching or following their favourite model train whilst it meanders around the 1.5 acres of beautiful miniature landscape.
Sefton Park (3 miles)
One of the largest parks in England: a beautiful place to walk (or run!) about, with sculptures, a tropical plant house and pretty water features and has a children's play area.
Croxteth Hall and County Park (4 miles)
Croxteth Hall and County Park
Facilities here include Home Farm, Mull Wood, an adventure playground, an outdoor gym, and Jungle Parc the high wire adventure course (minimum height 1.05m).
Thurstaston Nature Reserve (7 miles)
Thurstaston Nature Reserve
This beautifully rich parkland offers an astonishing range of wildlife habitats with its deciduous and coniferous woodland, grass meadow and fresh water.
Hilbre Islands (8 miles)
This is not for the faint hearted or ill prepared, it's worth it but it's a hefty walk and you must stick to the tidal times to avoid getting trapped! Keep your eyes peeled for seals. Pre booking and permits required for groups of over six.
Formby Nature Reserve (11 miles)
Formby Nature Reserve
Home to one of the last great colonies of red squirrels in Great Britain, and boats endangered species such as the Natterjack Toad and the Northern Dune Tiger Beetle.
New Brighton Beach (4 miles)
New Brighton Beach
Sandy beach with modern touristy amenities including tenpin bowling, laser quest, amusement arcade, plus nearby Aviation and Archeology Museum, lighthouse and classic promenade.
Wallasey Beach (4 miles)
Good for swimming and kitesurfing though pay heed to the restrictions; lighthouse, fort and museum nearby.
Formby Beach (12 miles)
An unspoilt wilderness of a beach, run by the National Trust and with a nature reserve adjacent. Not the best choice if you're looking to swim etc., but lovely for exploring.
Ainsdale Beach (14 miles)
Sandy, dune backed bathing beach boasting the oldest iron built pier in the country, with a nature reserve adjacent. Village with facilities nearby.
Picture House Woolton (5 miles)
Picture House Woolton
Traditional cinema offering children's matinees with a good old fashioned ice cream interval!
Crafty Corner Pottery and Craft Studio (4 miles)
Crafty Corner Pottery and Craft Studio
is a pottery painting and craft studio for all ages. We have pottery to paint, canvas to paint, jewellery to make or cupcakes to decorate. Call in, choose a craft, choose your paints and create!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Liverpool 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 Merseyside can enjoy the great day out as well.
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