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Premier Bowl and Laser Southport (7 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.
Big Apple Bowl and Laser Quest (8 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!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Liverpool (12 miles)
The Bowl Bromborough (16 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.
AMF Wigan (18 miles)
offers 28 lanes all packing the auto scoring systems, the ball-rolling ramps and the pop up gutter guards plus a full range of ball sizes. Family tournament time! Plus quasar.
MFA Bowl Blackpool (18 miles)
MFA Bowl Blackpool
Modern tenpin bowling alley plus 8 snooker tables and several pool tables too! Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Or have a party!
Widnes Superbowl at The Hive (19 miles)
Widnes Superbowl at The Hive
Leisure Centre, Tenpin Bowling, Children’s Soft Play area “Crazy Club”, Quasar Elite, Sports Bar, Video Arcade, English and American Pool tables.
LA Bowl Warrington (21 miles)
LA Bowl Warrington
Tenpin bowling, laser extreme combat tag and dodgem cars as well as family friendly dining and more. Gutter guards and ramps even the odds for the bowling kids!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bolton (22 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bolton
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards to even the odds. Great family fun in all weathers, air conditioned with dedicated diner and play zones. Cool!
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks (22 miles)
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks
is a bowling centre located in the Coliseum Leisure Park. We have 24 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options as well as Sector 7 Quasar game.
Bowlplex Blackburn (27 miles)
Family friendly tenpin bowling, great for kids form toddler upwards with bumpers and ball ramps to lend them a hand! Plus arcade for the older kids and family diner for everybody!
Namco Funscape Manchester (30 miles)
Namco Funscape Manchester
Tenpin and glow bowling, arcade, ping pong table, and some really nippy bumper cars! Loads to do, loads of fun: take everyone! You even win prizes for strikes!
AMF Bury (32 miles)
offers 24 lanes of modern auto-scored tenpin plus bumpers and rolling ramps, so bring everybody, even the ones who can't throw! It's anyone's game!
Tenpin Wrexham (36 miles)
is a bowling centre located in Eagles Meadow. We have 29 modern fully computerised lanes, 9 American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options!
Tenpin Parrs Wood (36 miles)
Tenpin Parrs Wood
is a bowling centre located in Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre. We have 28 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options as well as a Costa Coffee.
Strike Ten Bowl (37 miles)
Strike Ten Bowl
is an 18 lane Ten Pin Bowling alley in Rochdale, with Laser Quest Arena, Diner serving hot and cold food, fully licenced Bar with big screen TV and Amusement Arcade.
MFA Bowl Burnley (37 miles)
MFA Bowl Burnley
boasts a whopping 24 lanes plus huge gaming arcade and amusement area, so there's loads of fun for all and let the weather do what it likes!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Manchester (39 miles)
MFA Bowl Crewe (41 miles)
MFA Bowl Crewe
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Macclesfield Superbowl (44 miles)
is a family entertainment centre with 24 lanes of tenpin bowling, arcade area and food and bar area.
Matrix Superbowl (50 miles)
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling. They have ramps and gutter rails available so that all ages and abilities can play, including those with disabilities. Plus new play centre!
Electric Bowl (50 miles)
Attached to a snooker club, this place offers classic family friendly tenpin fun with gutter guards and bowling ramps for the kids. Good healthy fun and a great option for wet days.
Tenpin Stoke (51 miles)
Stoke on Trent
is a bowling centre located in the festival park. We have 30 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options as well as Costa Coffee.
GO Bowling Shipley (56 miles)
GO Bowling Shipley
Family friendly tenpin bowling mega fun with gutter guards and ramps to help the kids along. Great activity for young and old.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bradford (56 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bradford
There are 28 lanes here at Bradford, and tenpin is the great equaliser: most adults are pretty bad at it and kids get help from the bumpers and ramps! It's anyone's game!
AMF Shrewsbury (59 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes plus quasar game for groups, pool and arcade!
Knowsley Safari Park (13 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! With new features, play features and Hire Wire features this is a day and a half!
Rice Lane City Farm (8 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.
Acorn Farm (10 miles)
is a farm attraction with lots of animals to see and feed.
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm (11 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 (10 miles)
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
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.
Spaceport (11 miles)
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!
World Museum Liverpool (11 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...
Walker Art Gallery (11 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!
Liverpool War Museum (11 miles)
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.
Underwater Street (11 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.
Museum of Liverpool (11 miles)
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.
International Slavery Museum (11 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.
Victoria Gallery and Museum (11 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.
Merseyside Maritime Museum (11 miles)
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!
Tate Liverpool (11 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 (11 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 (14 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 (6 miles)
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 (11 miles)
Lifestyles Peter Lloyd
The centre has a 25 metre 4 lane swimming pool with baby pool and flume slide; Fitness Suite (suitable for over 8 years); plus floodlit and all weather pitches.
Europa Pools (12 miles)
Leisure pool with kiddies' lagoon, two breathtaking water flume rides, the spectacular 'Beach Breakers' wave pool, geyser and water cannons.
Lifestyles Garston (16 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.
Purple Monster Playcentre (5 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.
The Fun Factor (6 miles)
The Fun Factor
Interactive adventure pay frames with loads of cool features, with highlights including some epic slides and an enormous ball pit with juggler and ball shower tube system. Brilliant parties too!
Playtown Southport (7 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Bowling Alleys near Formby 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
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