China Butterfly Craft Centre (7 miles)
China Butterfly Craft Centre
Offers over 15 different creative activities for you to choose from including pottery painting, mosaics, jewellery making, glass decorating, card making, potters wheel and much more. Open 7 days a week, we have activities suitable for all ages from toddlers right through to adults.
The Crafty Potter (10 miles)
The Crafty Potter
is a pottery painting studio where children can paint from a wide range of pottery. We have two potters’ wheels, pot pinching and coiling. We even have make a bear! Come fire your imagination with us.
The Craftwork Studio (15 miles)
The Craftwork Studio
We are Standish village's very own craft centre. We have exciting activities on Thursdays, Saturdays and every day of the school holidays. Children and adults can paint ceramics, try their hand at Batik and even create a work of art in mosaic.
Fired 4 U (15 miles)
Fired 4 U
An indoor family morning or afternoon out. We will show you how to paint your pottery with a wide range of tools, then you leave it to be fired and collect next week. Choose from money box, plates, dragons, fairies and wine coolers! You can also do copper enameling or foam clay decoration or decoupage and...
Glazey Days (19 miles)
Family friendly pottery studio who also offer children's parties. Unleash their creativity!
Crafty Corner Pottery and Craft Studio (20 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!
Charleys Ceramics (25 miles)
Ceramic painting workshop in a lovely setting by the Manchester ship canal. Painting, pancakes, ice cream, candy floss, popcorn and pick n mix. Bring the family and paint together a range of crafts including ornaments, plates, mugs, teapots and cake stands. Babies' hand and footprints are memories to...
Bean and Brush Family Art Cafe (32 miles)
Bean and Brush Family Art Cafe
Family Art Centre with a studio and a cafe and offering a selection of crafty experiences including paint-a-pot and decopatch with handmade gifts you can then take away.
Pottery Corner (33 miles)
Have you been painting for years and fancy a go at a new medium? Maybe you've never lifted a brush but would love a personalised mug for work. Those of you who say you have no artistic ability - come along and let us prove you wrong
Pik a Pot n paint (37 miles)
Pik a Pot n paint
is a paint your own pottery craft studio. We offer a fun and relaxing environment for people of all ages to come and express their creativity. It’s the perfect place to celebrate or a treat for the kids!
The Star Tree Studio (38 miles)
The Star Tree Studio
is a childrenâs arts and crafts studio shop providing high quality, fun, educational art, craft and creative activities giving children opportunities to be creative, make a mess and learn something new. Activities to suit children age 16 months to 12 years, educational workshops and Create and Make...
Brooklyn Ceramics (39 miles)
A unique and quirky pottery painting studio which appeals to all visitors. We have a great selection of pottery available to paint and we glaze and fire your creation in our kiln. We serve tea and coffee to our customers, and cakes and biscuits.
Flying Saucers Painting Pottery Cafe (41 miles)
Flying Saucers Painting Pottery Cafe
Choose from their extensive range of over 1,000 options, and avail yourself of the many mediums and inspirational materials available. Toddler sessions offered.
Arty Party (43 miles)
Craft coffee shop offering crafts of all kinds including pottery painting and air-drying clay modelling. Coffees, teas and cakes available and browse a selection of handmade portraits and models featuring caricatures of people and pets.
The Potters Barn (46 miles)
The Potters Barn
A working pottery where you can have a go!
Play with Clay, Paint Pottery or have a go on the Potters Wheel. Fun for all the family. Take your masterpieces home!
Little Harts Pottery Studio (47 miles)
The Mouse House Pottery Company (48 miles)
The Mouse House Pottery Company
is a paint your own pottery studio based in Elland, seating over 24 people and offering a huge range of pots to choose from.
HodgePodge Audlem (50 miles)
Come along, select from our extensive blank pottery range, and create your masterpiece! We provide a creative activity, as well as birthday parties, workshops, and more.
The Potters Den (51 miles)
The PotSpot (51 miles)
Pick a pot and paint it, great fun for all ages.
Salt Pots Ceramic Studio (51 miles)
Salt Pots Ceramic Studio
is a pottery painting studio for all the family specialising in paint your own pottery and clay imprints, pottery painting parties for all ages, commissions and personalised gifts and keepsakes.
Royal Stafford Ceramic Cafe (54 miles)
Royal Stafford Ceramic Cafe
A place where you can create your own unique and colourful piece of tableware or giftware in an iconic trade setting.
ArtBug Studio (56 miles)
is an artist-led art studio for children and young people based in Pudsey.
Tan y Ddraig Paint a Pot Studio (59 miles)
Tan y Ddraig Paint a Pot Studio
Fun, relaxing and creative paint your own pottery studio. For children;¢s parties, hen parties, people of any age or artistic ability, and for babies;¢ foot and hand prints, come and visit T;Â¢n y Ddraig.
Create original, personalised presents for birthdays, christenings, weddings,...
Knowsley Safari Park (17 miles)
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!
Acorn Farm (13 miles)
is a farm attraction with lots of animals to see and feed.
Rice Lane City Farm (14 miles)
Rice Lane City Farm
Boasts 224 acres of countryside and a wide variety of rare breed farm animals. Guests can also take part in guided walks and talks. Animal husbandary and horticulture training available for young people, plus adults and people with learning difficulties.
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm (18 miles)
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm
Home to a variety of farm animals, including pigs, sheep, goats, chickens and geese. Historic cottage and free urban farm.
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour (15 miles)
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart!! 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.
Walker Art Gallery (17 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!
World Museum Liverpool (17 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...
Spaceport (17 miles)
Blast off on a virtual journey through space and time! Become a virtual astronaut in the incredible 360 degree, fully immersive Space Dome show where their latest production, ASTRONAUT, will take you from Earth to space..... and beyond!
Liverpool War Museum (17 miles)
Liverpool War Museum
Housed beneath the streets of Liverpool, this museum was the nerve centre in the battle of the atlantic during WWII. Fascinating stuff.
Museum of Liverpool (17 miles)
Museum of Liverpool
Little Liverpool is a fantastic high tech hands-on gallery specially for visitors under the age of six. Look out for Winnie the spider in the other galleries to find lots of things to do specially for the very young as the big ones enjoy the captivating displays.
Underwater Street (17 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.
Victoria Gallery and Museum (17 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.
International Slavery Museum (17 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.
Merseyside Maritime Museum (17 miles)
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Highlights of the collections include ship models, maritime paintings, colourful posters from the golden age of liners and even some full sized vessels. Plus a fun maritime-themed play area for early years visitors!
Tate Liverpool (17 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.
Beatles Story (17 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...
Port Sunlight Museum (20 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!
Dunes Splash World (< 1 mile)
Dunes Splash World
A wet and wild water park offering a fantastic family day out for all ages and abilities.
With five fantastic rides, bubble spa, kids' play zone, poolside diner and our very own turtle, Murtle, you'll want to dive in and make a splash today!
Lifestyles Peter Lloyd (16 miles)
Lifestyles Peter Lloyd
The centre has a twenty five metre four lane swimming pool with baby pool and flume slide; Fitness Suite (suitable for over eight years); four 7-a-side all weather pitches and four floodlit 7-a-side football pitches.
Europa Pools (18 miles)
Leisure pool with kiddies' lagoon, two breathtaking water flume rides, the spectacular 'Beach Breakers' wave pool, geyser and water cannons.
Lifestyles Garston (21 miles)
Offering: 5 lane 25m swimming pool; learner pool; water flume slide; Fitness Suite (suitable for over 8 years); Sports Hall; 4 badminton courts and 3 floodlit synthetic grass multi use courts.
Playtown Southport (< 1 mile)
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.
Giggles Gym (1 miles)
Main play frame, sports area, separate toddler area and a little tykes car zone. They also do some really unique parties!
Purple Monster Playcentre (11 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 (14 miles)
Over 5000sq ft of exciting, colourful multi tiered adventure play for ages 0 to 3 and 3 to 12 years in separate sections.
Bubbles World of Play (15 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Pottery Making and Arts and Crafts near Southport 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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