Take a look below for loads of fantastic things to do with kids in Burnley for you to browse easily & quickly. If you know of any other great attractions or family days out not listed below, please get in contact.

Things To Do & Days Out near Burnley

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Burnley
Wacky Warehouse - Hollywood Star Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
MFA Bowl Burnley (< 1 mile)
Burnley
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!
Burnley
Thompson Park and Miniature Railway Spacious and splendid parkland with boating lake, paddling pool, adventure playground and miniature railway! Plus themed walks, seasonal public events, beautiful gardens and a putting green. Lovely!
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!
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.
Burnley
Kiddy Chaos Burnley is a twin level adventure play facility ideal for kids under 7 but welcomes up to 10s. Climbing, sliding, built in bouncy castle and more besides! Plus parties.
Nelson
Giddy Kippers Indoor Soft Play The play structure is built up of three storeys with interconnecting passages, stair cases, walkways, bridges, rope swings and probably the biggest indoor slide in the North West! Secure, clean and friendly.
Nelson
Pendle Wavelengths Swimming Pool has a fun wave machine and immense water slide plus beach entry shallows for the smalls and room to swim too! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Lancashire with kids.
Barrowford
Pendle Witches Mystery Treasure Trail Suitable for the whole family, can you and the kids hunt out the answers to solve the clues to eliminate the suspects to discover whodunit on this self guided mystery themed Treasure Trail.
Barrowford Park (5 miles)
Barrowford
Barrowford Park Large park with putting green, two children's playgrounds and a wetland area with ducks. 2013 Green Flag Awarded.
The Art Garden (5 miles)
Accrington
The Art Garden is a children’s arts and crafts studio. Bookable baby messy play, toddler and pre-school sessions available. Drop in for all ages on Saturdays. Afterschool textile workshops are also available for older children. Parties and private sessions also available.
Accrington
The Space Centre Especially beneficial for kids with special needs, this is a splendid collection of interactive sensory pleasures all involving either sound, light or texture, including Infinity Hut, Sparkle Cave and Moving Light Scanners!
4 Kids (6 miles)
Colne
4 Kids offers 2 totally separate play facilities, one on the upper floor aimed at 5 to 12 year olds and a toddler area located on the lower floor specifically for the smalls.
Ski Rossendale (6 miles)
Rawtenstall
Ski Rossendale Dry Ski Slope offering skiing and snow boarding session and lessons for all ages and ability levels. Kids' Club held every Saturday morning, with classes for 2 different age groups. A great outdoor activity for all the family to enjoy!
Accrington
Oswaldtwistle Mills With wildfowl reserve, 12 hole mini golf, indoor play, Textile Time Tunnel and The Heritage Centre there's plenty here to keep you busy. Great place to visit if you are looking for family days out in Lancashire.
Runamok (7 miles)
Rossendale
Runamok Multicoloured multitiered adventure soft play with dedicated baby play area and cafe.
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.
Colne
Whitemoor Riding Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s with indoor jumping and outdoor riding. Welcomes disabled riders too, equipped with an RDA Mounting Ramp.
Rossendale
Wacky Warehouse - Old Cobblers Inn Quality indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant boasting a brand new pirate themed menu! Yarr!
Grip and Go (7 miles)
Haslingden
Grip and Go is a unique indoor climbing and adventure centre for over 4s.
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!
Clitheroe
Leaping Lizards Play Centre Indoor adventure play with all the classic elements and a toddler zone, plus pre school and other special sessions and a range of parties! Woohoo!
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.
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.
4 Kids Play (8 miles)
Clitheroe
4 Kids Play For the under eights. A two story indoor play facility including slides and ball pool. They also have a bouncy castle and a separate baby area for smaller children.
Clitheroe
Battlestorm Clitheroe is a state of the art indoor Laser combat attraction for all the family, featuring a wide variety of missions, interactive features, tactics and above all fun. Your can choose to turn up with friends, book a private group or just come on your own and jump in a game!
Hebden Bridge
Hardcastle Craggs offers more than 160 hectares of unspoilt woodland and riverside walks, a family oriented visitors' centre and cafe.
Blackburn
Bowlplex Blackburn 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!
Blackburn
Silver Blades Blackburn Offers something for everyone with year round skating, lessons, disco sessions for both juniors and seniors, family skating and holiday fun. Great Parent Toddler session too with ice scooters and toys!
Wellybobs (10 miles)
Darwen
Wellybobs Wildlife, arts and crafts, sing alongs, Ladybug garden, adventure playground with zippy swing: a really good range.
Boulder UK (10 miles)
Blackburn
Boulder UK is an indoor bouldering centre with a dedicated kids' climbing room. Bouldering is a form of climbing which is no more than 4m high with matting for protection. No ropes required!
Hebden Bridge
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. Currently closed to due to flooding!
Hebden Bridge
Hebden Bridge Picture House Charming vintage style 490 seat cinema, showing the best in mainstream, foreign language and independent film and broadcasting.
Skipton
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park Animal encounters, glorious countryside and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities and demonstrations. Climb aboard the 4WD Farm Safari ride, hitch a ride in a giant caterpillar and let the kids loose in the Play Barn. Toddler sessions available. New for 2016 : Tractor Ted Little Farm!
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! Booking required.
Darwen
Junction4 Skatepark is a council run facility based in Darwen with close links to the M65 motorway. Open 7 days a week for Scooters, BMX, Skateboards and Inline Skates. From ages five and over.
Darwen
Earnsdale Farm Riding School BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, menage, hacking and Pony Club, welcoming disabled and able bodied riders.
SMJ Falconry (11 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.
Littleborough
Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre Family entertainment centre with a huge soft play structure with dedicated toddler, and baby zones, plus a Sports Zone. Loads of fun activities and games with friendly staff such as roller skating and Karate! 2 themed party rooms. Open daily.
Littleborough
The Star Tree Studio is a children's 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.
Upsy Daisys (12 miles)
Halifax
Upsy Daisys Play centre and children’s party venue for kids aged between 0 and 11 years. 3 level play frame, sports court, pedal car track, and educational toys. Bistro style café serving healthy food.
Haworth
Bronte Parsonage Museum Museum in a homely Georgian house in which the Bronte sisters lived. The rooms are filled with their furniture, clothes and personal possessions with plenty to see. Vibrant programme of events and creative days throughout the year.
Mischief Makers (12 miles)
Rochdale
Mischief Makers Indoor play and party centre with a small baby section, toddler zone with ball pit, wobbly skittles and swing, and area for 5 to 11 year olds with 3 level play frame, astroslide, helter skelter and basketball court.
Bury
Burrs Activity Centre Loads of options for adventurous kids over 8 years including kayaking, canoe polo, abseiling, rafting, orienteering, adventure games, archery, indoor climbing wall and an awesome new high ropes course for over 10s!
AMF Bury (13 miles)
Bury
AMF Bury 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!
Bury
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre A multi sensory play centre with 3 specialist playrooms: soft play room, sensory room and interactive room. Hoists in all rooms as well as padded floors and walls so all abilities can come and play. 5 star graded cafe to enjoy lunch or a snack.
Strike Ten Bowl (13 miles)
Rochdale
Strike Ten Bowl is a Ten Pin Bowling Alley in Rochdale. We also have a Laser Quest arena, arcade area, bar and Diner.
Rochdale
Laser Quest Rochdale is a state of the art laser tag arena for zero contact laser battle! Plus 18 lane Ten Pin Bowling alley in Rochdale, Diner serving hot and cold food, fully licenced Bar with big screen TV and Amusement Arcade.
Bury
East Lancashire Railway The service operates historic steam trains from Rawtenstall to Heywood passing over viaducts and through tunnels.There are special events throughout the year, such as Santa Specials and Friends of Thomas the Tank Engine.
Rochdale
Roller City Rochdale is a family friendly 15,000 sq ft facility. A variety of session types available including roller derby.
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Burnley as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Wacky Warehouse - Hollywood Star and MFA Bowl Burnley, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Burnley can enjoy it too!

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