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Family Days Out near to Burnley
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Wacky Warehouse - Hollywood Star (< 1 mile)
Burnley
Wacky Warehouse - Hollywood Star Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
1st Bowl Burnley (< 1 mile)
Burnley
1st Bowl Burnley Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Thompson Park and Miniature Railway (< 1 mile)
Burnley
Thompson Park and Miniature Railway Spacious and splendid parkland with boating lake, paddling pool, playground and miniature railway. Many basic facilities on site.
Towneley Hall Museum (2 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!
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum (2 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.
Giddy Kippers Indoor Soft Play (3 miles)
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.
Pendle Wavelengths Swimming Pool (4 miles)
Nelson
Pendle Wavelengths Swimming Pool Pendle Wavelengths leisure pool has a wave machine, a roof high water slide. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Lancashire with kids
Pendle Witches Mystery Treasure Trail (5 miles)
Barrowford
Pendle Witches Mystery Treasure Trail Treasure Trails' treasure hunts are a fantastic way to explore a new town or village whilst enjoying a fun walk in the fresh air. Follow the trail, solve the clues and see the sights!
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.
Little Treasures (6 miles)
Accrington
Little Treasures One of the undoubted highlights is a visit to the bouncy castle named the 'Black Pig.' They also have many slides and climbing areas, all meeting the latest safety standards
4Kids (6 miles)
Colne
4Kids 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 younger children.
Ski Rossendale (6 miles)
Rawtenstall
Ski Rossendale Kids' Club is a place where your little ones can learn learn new skills and forge new friendships that could last a lifetime as part of a community facility.
Oswaldtwistle Mills (6 miles)
Accrington
Oswaldtwistle Mills is home to a host of popular attractions for people of all ages! See inside for more details - 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.
Animal Quackers Park Farm (7 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.
Whitemoor Riding Centre (7 miles)
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Old Cobblers Inn (7 miles)
Rossendale
Wacky Warehouse - Old Cobblers Inn Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum (8 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!
Clitheroe Castle Museum (8 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.
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary (8 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.
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.
Battlestorm Clitheroe (8 miles)
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!
Bowlplex Blackburn (10 miles)
Blackburn
Bowlplex Blackburn Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Blackburn Ice Arena (10 miles)
Blackburn
Blackburn Ice Arena Offers something for everyone. With year round skating, lessons, disco sessions for both juniors and seniors, family skating and holiday fun.
Wellybobs (10 miles)
Darwen
Wellybobs Wildlife, arts and crafts, sing alongs, Ladybug garden, adventure playground with zippy swing: a really good range.
Hardcastle Craggs (10 miles)
Hebden Bridge
Hardcastle Craggs offers more than 160 hectares of unspoilt woodland and riverside walks, a family oriented visitors' centre and cafe.
Waves Water Fun Centre (10 miles)
Blackburn
Waves Water Fun Centre If you are looking for family days out in Lancashire, Waves features include Regency gym, a lagoon shaped pool, Alien Encounter space bowl slide, children's shipwrecked slide, jacuzzi and a wave machine!
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!
Flying Saucers Painting Pottery Cafe (10 miles)
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.
Hebden Bridge Picture House (10 miles)
Hebden Bridge
Hebden Bridge Picture House Charming vintage style 490 seat cinema, showing the best in mainstream, foreign language and independent film and broadcasting.
Splash at Riverside (10 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!
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park (11 miles)
Skipton
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park Animal encounters, glorious countryside, make friends with friendly farm animals and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities and demonstrations. Climb aboard the 4WD Farm Safari,hitch a ride in a giant caterpillar and let the kids loose in the Play Barn. Toddler sessions available.
Happy Daze Play And Party Centre (11 miles)
Darwen
Happy Daze Play And Party Centre offers fun, safe, bright and colourful adventure play with a multi tiered main play frame plus dedicated toddler space.
Earnsdale Farm Riding School (11 miles)
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 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.
Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre (12 miles)
Littleborough
Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre Five zones for children to discover in this play centre including a large play frame, dedicated baby and toddler areas, sports zone including roller skating, cafe and you can buy shoes!
The Star Tree Studio (12 miles)
Littleborough
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...
Upsy Daisys (12 miles)
Halifax
Upsy Daisys Play Gym with main 3 level play frame, sports court. pedal car track, toys and a bistro style cafe.
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 5-11 year olds with 4 level play frame, astroslide, helter skelter and basketball court.
Bronte Parsonage Museum (12 miles)
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. Combine this with a visit to Haworth with its beautiful cobbled streets, independent shops, play park in the valley and the Worth Valley Railway...
Burrs Activity Centre (13 miles)
Bury
Burrs Activity Centre Canoeing - Archery -Kayaking - -Rafting - Climbing on the indoor climbing wall - -Abseiling - Team building and problem solving - Orienteering
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway (13 miles)
Keighley
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Step back in time and enjoy a train ride through the heart of Bronte country. Most services are operated by steam trains.
Haworth Treasure Trail (13 miles)
Haworth
Haworth Treasure Trail If you are looking for a fun and interesting way to explore West Yorkshire, why not try a Treasure Trail?! Enjoy a family walk in the fresh air while you explore the local area, enjoy beautiful scenery and solve intriguing mysteries!
AMF Bury (13 miles)
Bury
AMF Bury Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre (13 miles)
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 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.
East Lancashire Railway (14 miles)
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.
Roller CIty Rochdale (14 miles)
Rochdale
Roller CIty Rochdale is a family friendly 15,000 sq ft facility. A variety of session types available including roller derby.
Go Wild Bury (14 miles)
Bury
Go Wild Bury Features include 3 lane astraslide, a helter skelter slide, canon ball shooters, ball pool, spinning poles, rope bridges, toddler area with own special features, and great CCTV coverage so you can truly keep an eye on hem.
Planet Play (14 miles)
Rochdale
Planet Play One of the largest and the longest established Childrens Indoor Play Centre in the area. Ride the dark slide into a sea of balls, shoot ball cannons, visit the spook room and glide on the runways. Perfect for Birthday parties with private rooms and non stop fun and games!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Burnley 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.



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