If you know any other great zoos and wildlife parks near Red Rock not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Zoos and Wildlife Parks near to Red Rock
Share |
Turbary Woods (11 miles)
Preston
Turbary Woods Offers a unique collection of over 90 birds of prey including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, vultures and more unusual species. Daily demonstrations.
Knowsley Safari Park (13 miles)
Prescot
Knowsley Safari Park Prepare to discover an incredible host of creatures from cute and cuddly meerkats, to majestic zebras, mischievous monkeys and clever sea lions!
Donkey Sanctuary (21 miles)
Abbey Hay
Donkey Sanctuary Visit rescued donkeys in their dotage and explore with the kids the significance of treating animals with respect and kindness. Animal contact, visitor centre, nature walks and cycle routes also available.
Vale Royal Falconry Centre (21 miles)
Acton Bridge
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.
Bowland Wild Boar Park (22 miles)
Preston
Bowland Wild Boar Park Enjoy a picnic and take a ramble in beautiful wooded countryside, view Wild Boar, Longhorn cows and deer in scenic Ribble Valley Park. Fun includes kids' tractor play area.
Blackpool Zoo (23 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool Zoo is home to over 1500 animals of more than 400 species including big cats, giraffes, gorillas, elephants, orangutans and many more to visit. You can even meet 32 dinosaurs in their superb prehistoric gardens.New indoor play barn too. Great idea for family days out in Lancashire.
Blackpool Sea Life Centre (24 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool Sea Life Centre Blackpool Sea Life is the must see aquarium in the North-West. Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 1,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, turtles, rays and sea horses, SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater...
Cheshire Falconry (24 miles)
Northwich
Cheshire Falconry Enjoy the Junior Owl Experience at the Cheshire Falconry Centre. Using the most calm and tolerant birds of prey in the collection, children will have the experience of a lifetime as they fly an owl for the first time.
Blue Planet Aquarium (24 miles)
Ellesmere Port
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.
Chester Zoo (27 miles)
Chester
Chester Zoo 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.
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre (27 miles)
Cotebrook
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!
SMJ Falconry (31 miles)
Oxenhope
SMJ Falconry A Bird of Prey centre with loads of owls, kestrels, falcons, hawks plus an eagle and a clever raven! Experience Days, Hawk Walks, Owl Encounters and Birthday Parties available. All give you a chance for a personal first hand experience.
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (31 miles)
Holywell
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park An attractive collection of original and reconstructed local buildings, which provide a fascinating insight into times past. For younger children there are farm animals, an adventure playground and special children's activities.
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (33 miles)
Halifax
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience is a tropical oasis packed with fish, quail, terrapin and butterflies as well as a collection of plants from all over the world, where families can enjoy the all year round tropical atmosphere to explore. Plus adventure playground.
Reaseheath Zoo (35 miles)
Nantwich
Reaseheath Zoo A teaching zoo open to the public in the summer and other dates during the year. It has specialist rooms for reptiles, amphibians, and fish as well as indoor and outdoor mammal enclosures.
Chestnut Conservation and Wildlife Park (35 miles)
High Peak
Chestnut Conservation and Wildlife Park From the giant otter to polecats and free-roaming deer, there's something for all the family at the Chestnut Centre. In beautiful grounds of the Derbyshire Peak district, with a stream running through the valley, home to four species of otter, owls, pine martens, foxes, Scottish wildcats, sika and...
Rhyl SeaQuarium (40 miles)
Rhyl
Rhyl SeaQuarium Join us on a voyage of discovery as we travel beneath the waves, from tranquil fresh waters to the cold depths of the abyss.
Ponderosa (40 miles)
Batley
Ponderosa Disabled and disadvantaged children of all ages can engage in a variety of interesting and stimulating activities. Huge selection of activities available involving rare breeds, reptile rooms, zip wire slides, beaches and sandpits, plus indoor and outdoor play areas.
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis (43 miles)
Milnthorpe
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive 'hands-on' displays, which take you through 3,000 million years of evolution and follow the development of life on Earth - from magic molecules to mischeivous monkeys.
Blackbrook Zoological Park (46 miles)
Winkhill
Blackbrook Zoological Park They have a wealth of attractions on offer to see, including rare birds, unusual animals, reptiles, insects, kid's favourite Lemur Lodge, Pelican Cove, Swan Lake and the utterly charming World of Penguins!
South Lakes Wild Animal Park (46 miles)
Dalton-in-Furness
South Lakes Wild Animal Park Prepare to be truly amazed with penguins, lions, tigers, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, kangaroos, lemurs, monkeys and much much more: you will not experience anything like this anywhere else in the UK!
Monkey Forest (47 miles)
Trentham
Monkey Forest Unique to the UK! The only place you can walk amongst 140 free roaming Barbary macaques in 60 acres of beautiful English forest. Guides are located on the three quarter mile path to inform you of all the monkeys’ behaviour ensuring you have an exciting and memorable day.
Roundhay Tropical World (49 miles)
Leeds
Roundhay Tropical World - is home to a number of animals, including; crocodiles, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous meerkat family! There is also a bird collection that includes rare species. The attraction is just three miles north of the city centre.
Welsh Mountain Zoo (50 miles)
Colwyn Bay
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!
Lakes Aquarium (50 miles)
Ulverston
Lakes Aquarium See things that swim, things that fly and things that bite! Lakes Aquarium allows you to visit the lakes of the world, along with those a little closer to home- making it a captivating centrepiece to the Lake District. Walk through our incredible underwater tunnel, home of the breath taking diving ducks.
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre (52 miles)
Eccleshall
Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre is a small sanctuary for unwanted and mistreated exotic animals and birds of prey. Home to a wide variety of creatures including, Owls, Hawks, Snakes, Monkeys, Raccoons, Wild cats, Lizards,Fruit bats, Falcons, Terrapins and much more it's a great afternoon out for the family.
Matlock Bath Aquarium (54 miles)
Matlock Bath
Matlock Bath Aquarium offer a weird and exciting mix of public aquarium plus thermal carp pool, creepy petrifying well, shiny gemstone and fossil display, vintage chinaware collection, regional history exhibition and one of the largest public displays of Holograms in Europe!
Predator Experience (58 miles)
Lake District
Predator Experience Not a falconry centre, and are not open to causal visitors. They specialise in pre-booked interactive experiences for the adventurous of spirit, and those who are just fascinated by birds of prey!
Smithills Open Farm (8 miles)
Bolton
Smithills Open Farm 25 varieties of animal and you can get up close to them because they are all "nice and well behaved". You can even feed them, and hold them, if you wish.
Windmill Animal Farm (11 miles)
Burscough
Windmill Animal Farm offers visitors the chance to experience the every day running of an actual working farm while still having the chance to watch, feed, touch and play with animals + lots of play areas and miniature railway.
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary (13 miles)
Oswaldtwistle
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary Open facility working to rescue vulnerable equines, giving them rehabilitation and treatment. A valuable opportunity for the kids to learn about responsibility toward animals.
Farmer Teds Farm Park (14 miles)
Ormskirk
Farmer Teds Farm Park Large farm geared around children with tractor rides, demonstrations, huge indoor and outdoor adventure areas, go karts, sandpit and climbing frames.
Animal Quackers Park Farm (19 miles)
Bacup
Animal Quackers Park Farm A family run business aiming to bring your family the fun and enjoyment of animals: hugging, feeding and interacting with all of the residents of the farm. Plus play area and pony walks.
Old Holly Farm (25 miles)
Garstang
Old Holly Farm is a working dairy farm, just 5 minutes south of the M6 junction 33, with an indoor Playbarn, Animals, Cafe, Farm Shop, Coolcow Ice cream (made on site) and more. We’re open 9am to 5pm all year round, plus entry to the open farm is free!
Farmer Parrs Animal World (28 miles)
Fleetwood
Farmer Parrs Animal World If ewe like animals ewe'll love Farmer Parrs! We have a large collection of farm and rare breed animals for you to meet. As well as a large museum and a pottery too. Animal shows, pony rides and tractor rides are included in our daily activities. We also have a play area, shop and cafe.
Docker Park Farm (40 miles)
Carnforth
Docker Park Farm Friendly farm plus indoor play barn and outdoor adventure play, go karts and ride ons, bouncy castle and more.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach (23 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool Pleasure Beach There's something for everyone at Pleasure Beach with over 125 breathtaking rides, attractions and shows including the spectacular Hot Ice Show. Top thrill rides include the Big One, the UK's tallest fastest rollercoaster. Nickenodeon Land with amazing rides and attractions for all ages including...
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive (8 miles)
Bolton
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive If you're looking for a free fun family outing, this is the place for you. There's a special children's activity corner, and an exciting programme of family friendly events all year round, as well as plenty of themed activities during the holidays.
Harris Museum & Art Gallery (13 miles)
Preston
Harris Museum & Art Gallery We're a family friendly museum and art gallery in the heart of Preston city centre. Visit our museum because we know how to make history and art fun! We've got a programme of regular hands-on workshops for families as well as permanent activities whatever time of day you arrive.
Museum of Lancashire (13 miles)
Preston
Museum of Lancashire Uncover the hidden history and fabulous stories of Lancashire and its local folk. A great range of family friendly displays and activities. A gateway to over 2000 years of history! Free to visit.
The Fusilier Museum (14 miles)
Bury
The Fusilier Museum Home to the collection of the XX Lancashire and Royal Regiment Fusiliers, commemorating in total over 300 years of history and heritage.
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum (14 miles)
Rossendale
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum Discover how raw wool and cotton were traditionally transformed into cloth, learn Lancashire's part in the Industrial Revolution, and see the giant waterwheel work!
Towneley Hall Museum (21 miles)
Burnley
Towneley Hall Museum A range of indoor artistic exhibitions set within a large park which also offers play areas, golf courses and sculpture trails. Take a picnic!
Clitheroe Castle Museum (22 miles)
Clitheroe
Clitheroe Castle Museum New look galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of local history, heritage and geology. Features for younger children.
Portland Basin Museum (23 miles)
Ashton-under-Lyne
Portland Basin Museum Housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse this family friendly museum combines a lively modern interior with a peaceful canal side setting.
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum (24 miles)
Burnley
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum Visit the last surviving and operational steam powered weaving mill in the world! A number of collections, displays and demonstrations. Mill lodge area, stables and Victorian offices to explore too.
Fleetwood Museum (28 miles)
Fleetwood
Fleetwood Museum A lovely little museum that lets you explore the history and rich heritage of Fleetwood from its origins in the 19th Century. Interactive exhibitions plus a quiz to complete.
Lancaster City Museum (33 miles)
Lancaster
Lancaster City Museum A quirky little museum that shows you how Lancaster has developed over the years. With a great range of exhibits and displays. Informative and fun. Free to visit.
Lancaster Maritime Museum (34 miles)
Lancaster
Lancaster Maritime Museum The museum covers the maritime trade of Lancaster using sound, smells, reconstructions and audiovisuals. Features include four restored local fishing vessels, and an aquarium.
Splash at Riverside (12 miles)
Blackburn
Splash at Riverside No special play features beyond the standard pools BUT they are chlorine free pools which is a big plus for children with asthma or delicate eyes!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Zoos and Wildlife Parks near Red Rock 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 Lancashire can enjoy the great day out as well.



Swimming Pools in Red Rock | Zoos near Red Rock | Theme Parks near Red Rock
Indoor play areas in Red Rock | Museums in Red Rock | Things to do in Red Rock
Zoos and Wildlife Parks in Lancashire | Zoos and Wildlife Parks in Blackpool | Preston Zoos
Zoos in Merseyside | Family things to do in Lancashire | Places to visit in London
Things to do in Blackpool | Things to do in Preston
Safari Parks near Chorley | Zoos in Wigan | Safari Parks near Burnley