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Zoos and Wildlife Parks near to Ulverston
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South Lakes Wild Animal Park (4 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!
Lakes Aquarium (8 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.
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis (14 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.
Predator Experience (16 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!
Blackpool Zoo (26 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 (26 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...
Bowland Wild Boar Park (30 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.
Lake District Wildlife Park (35 miles)
Keswick
Lake District Wildlife Park Home to hundreds of friendly animals including traditional favorites, endangered species, birds of prey and reptiles. A great deal is under cover including play areas so rain need not spoil your visit!
Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary (35 miles)
Penrith
Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary We are a small family run zoo and animal rescue centre with a wide range of animals to see including donkeys, goats, raccoons, bats, free flying parrots, reptiles, meerkats, hedgehogs, chickens and much more. Cafe and kids' playground on site.
Turbary Woods (36 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.
Lake District Coast Aquarium (40 miles)
Maryport
Lake District Coast Aquarium A well stocked aquarium showcasing the Cumbrian coastline, plus cool adventure playground, radio controlled boats, 14 hole mini golf and educational displays in the Wild Solway Centre.
SMJ Falconry (53 miles)
Oxenhope
SMJ Falconry A Bird of Prey centre with loads of owls, kestrels, falcons, hawks plus and 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.
Knowsley Safari Park (53 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!
Curraghs Wildlife Park (56 miles)
Ballaugh
Curraghs Wildlife Park The park's natural wetland environment is a haven for endangered wetland wildlife from around the world. There are more than 100 species of birds and animals, of which many rare species are part of international breeding programmes.
Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park (59 miles)
Kickcudbright
Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park A varied collection of nearly 150 animals from all over the world can be seen within the peaceful and natural settings where the woodland has been tailored to provide large and imaginative enclosures.
Mann Cat Sanctuary (60 miles)
Santon
Mann Cat Sanctuary Not a full day and slightly surreal but a very worthy cause: a vast host of rescued cats and kittens meowing about for your pleasure. An important lesson for the kids about looking after animals. Note the limited hours.
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (60 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.
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park (15 miles)
Kendal
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park Plenty to do on this Childrens Farm with large and small Maize Mazes in the summer months plus the working farm with animals to see and to feed and plenty of other activities and fun inside and out.
Lakeland Motor Museum (6 miles)
Newby Bridge
Lakeland Motor Museum A diverse and unique road transpost collection of some 30,000 exhibits is thoughtfully displayed, in fully DDA compliant state-of-the-art premises with a beautiful riverside setting.
The Dock Museum (8 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Dock Museum explore the fascinating history of Barrow-in-Furness, and discover how it grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and a major ship-building force, in just 40 years + kids adventure playground.
Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum (19 miles)
Grasmere
Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum Take a tour of Dove Cottage, home of Wordsworth, and take a look around the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery with special exhibitions and hands-on family activities.
Cumberland Pencil Museum (29 miles)
Keswick
Cumberland Pencil Museum Situated in the heart of the Lake District, it;¢ÂÂs a great all weather attraction for the whole family with lots of things to see and do. There'Âs a funky kids' art studio, the world's longest coloured pencil, and oodles of free events throughout the year too.
The Rum Story (32 miles)
Whitehaven
The Rum Story Museum transporting you back to 1785 and the story of Rum, with sights, sounds and smells from its Caribbean origins, on the Slave Ships and to the shops and cottages it would have bought and consumed.
The Beacon (32 miles)
Whitehaven
The Beacon This is a large museum next to the harbour and has changing exhibitions and activities for children.
Dalton Leisure Centre (4 miles)
Dalton-In-Furness
Dalton Leisure Centre New Splash Zone features overhead tipping buckets, spray rails, giant spraying snake and interactive play panels with indoor swimming and more available too.
Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Barrow in Furness
Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre Main and leisure pool plus 20m waterside, water cannons and wave machine! Special Obliterator session for 8 to 15 year olds at weekends! Loads of other activities on this site, too.
Keswick Leisure Pool (29 miles)
Keswick
Keswick Leisure Pool warm waters, wave machine and 'black hole' flume there is fun for all the family
Shap Swimming Pool (29 miles)
Penrith
Shap Swimming Pool They have a 25m and toddler pool, at just under 1,000 ft is England's highest heated open air swimming pool! They also have a small paddling pool, benches and picnic tables.
Askham Outdoor Swimming Pools (32 miles)
Penrith
Askham Outdoor Swimming Pools Two outdoor public heated pools, one for small people and the other a serious 20 metres long with a qualified lifeguard on duty. The pools are surrounded by half an acre of green space bordered by trees.
Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool (34 miles)
Penrith
Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool offers an open-air swimming pool, a football playing field and two children’s play areas. The open-air swimming pool opens May to September.
Play at Park Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Barrow in Furness
Play at Park Leisure Centre Play at the PlayMax adventure climbing maze with cool and unusual features like interactive musical hopscotch! The Youth Gym has junior sized and disability friendly equipment, plus WiiFit, interactive wall and sensory Inspiration suite for guests with disabilities. Loads more on site too!
The Custom House (8 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Custom House An indoor play area for 2 to 8s with laser zone for over 8s, plus gem digging game for all.
Fuzzy Eds at the Owl and Pussycat (8 miles)
Barrow In Furness
Fuzzy Eds at the Owl and Pussycat The old Wacky's here is now a new indoor play area with loads of slides and traditional fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant with kids' menu.
The Fun Factory Bowness (14 miles)
Bowness on Windemere
The Fun Factory Bowness Soft play centre in the heart of Bowness. Watch your children have a great time whilst you relax in the lounge and enjoy the spectacular view over Lake Windermere.
Rufty Tuftys (17 miles)
Ambleside
Rufty Tuftys A large, indoor play centre offering adventure, exercise, exploration and excitement for children in a clean, safe, stimulating environment.
Jungle Jacks (32 miles)
Whitehaven
Jungle Jacks Located within Whitehaven Sports Centre. Bright, safe and colourful adventure soft play for under 10s. Creche also on site.
Jordans Jungle Fun House (34 miles)
Cockermouth
Jordans Jungle Fun House Imaginative jungle themed indoor adventure play, with lifesize animal characters and tonnes of cool features to entertain and exhaust under 12s.
Funtastic (36 miles)
Workington
Funtastic 10,000 square feet of play time, with ball cannons, a daring 9m slide, plus all the classic indoor play features.
Monkey Madhouse (36 miles)
Workington
Monkey Madhouse A bright, colourful and safe environment for the kids to run themselves ragged on the custom equipment. Suitable for 0 to 10s, Height Restriction 1.40 metres.
Honister Slate Mine (23 miles)
Keswick
Honister Slate Mine The tour shows the current workings of the mine and how a mixture of modern and traditional methods is still extracting the slate which was forming some 400 million years before dinosaurs, plus Award Winning miner climbing experiences.
Furness Abbey (6 miles)
Barrow in Furness
Furness Abbey Impressive ruins of an ancient abbey, includes much of east and west tower of church, plus cloisters and an ornate chapter house. Collection of rare stone effigies and a hoard of medieval treasure. Great place to go exploring with the family.
The World of Beatrix Potter (14 miles)
Bowness-on-Windermere
The World of Beatrix Potter - is a vibrant family attraction, bringing to life all 23 Beatrix Potter enchanting stories in a magical recreation of the beautiful Lake District countryside.
Muncaster Castle (16 miles)
Ravenglass
Muncaster Castle 70 acre garden for the kids to run wild in. Win a prize if you answer the questions correctly in the indoor MeadowVole maze. Visit the World Owl Centre and get up close at the daily display. Interactive computers, playground, cafe shops and events programme. Historic Haunted Castle!
Wordsworth House and Garden (35 miles)
Cockermouth
Wordsworth House and Garden Step back in time at Wordsworth House and Garden, the C18th century home of poet William Wordsworth. Hands on rooms and fun for all the family.
Climbing at Park Leisure Centre (7 miles)
Barrow In Furness
Climbing at Park Leisure Centre For proficient climbers only, age matters less than competency, and you must bring your own equipment. So we're guessing not under six!
Windermere Quays (14 miles)
Bowness-on-Windermere
Windermere Quays Marina on Windermere offering private boat hire, half day family cruises and with Quayside Kids Soft Play area within the restaurant for when you want to relax.
Climb 365 (14 miles)
Lake District
Climb 365 - offer family adventure days which are specifically designed around the ages, abilities and needs of your family
Ambleside Climbing Wall (17 miles)
Ambleside
Ambleside Climbing Wall Indoor climbing for most ages and all abilities, specialising in bringing new climbers into the sport through expertly instructed Adult Taster Sessions and Super Fun Kidsâ Sessions. Situated in the Heart of the Lakes and at the Centre of Ambleside youâll never be stuck without something to do.
Lakeland Climbing Centre (18 miles)
Kendal
Lakeland Climbing Centre Get your first taste of climbing in their unique centre with it's great indoor wall, on one of our beginners courses, taster sessions or with an experienced friend. There are a wide range of regular sessions and clubs for young people from 6 years upwards.
Kendal Via Ferrata (18 miles)
Kendal
Kendal Via Ferrata is an indoor, aerial adventure. Following a cable, the adventurer navigates physical and mental climbing challenges whilst always staying attached to the cable. Suitable for older children aged 10 +.

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



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