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Family Days Out near to Bury
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The Fusilier Museum (< 1 mile)
Bury
The Fusilier Museum Home to the collection of the XX Lancashire and Royal Regiment Fusiliers, commemorating in total over 300 years of history and heritage.
East Lancashire Railway (< 1 mile)
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.
Go Wild Bury (< 1 mile)
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.
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre (< 1 mile)
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.
AMF Bury (< 1 mile)
Bury
AMF Bury Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Wacky Warehouse - Paper Mill (1 miles)
Bury
Wacky Warehouse - Paper Mill Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Burrs Activity Centre (1 miles)
Bury
Burrs Activity Centre Canoeing - Archery -Kayaking - -Rafting - Climbing on the indoor climbing wall - -Abseiling - Team building and problem solving - Orienteering
Jungle Mayhem (2 miles)
Radcliffe
Jungle Mayhem Indoor soft play centre suitable for ages 0 to 11. Fantastic soft play frame including 4 lane slide and ball pool with suction tubes and ball shower! Separate baby and toddler area with Little Tykes Cars. Sports Zone and Dance Machine!
Funtastic Play Centre (2 miles)
Radcliffe
Funtastic Play Centre Indoor Play Centre. 0 to 10 years. Play frames, Slides, Trampolines, Ball pools, fabulous elevated Sports Court, Toddlers area, Cafe, Meal Deals, Parties, Parking, Holiday Club and much more. Specifically designed from a parent’s point of view.
Curly Whirleez (3 miles)
Bolton
Curly Whirleez 4 level play frame, separate toddler area, cafe, gymnastics room, sports lounge, sports court, fitness for kids, 4 Party Rooms and much, much more!
Springfield Park Model Railway (3 miles)
Rochdale
Springfield Park Model Railway Model railway in a good sized park with a childrens play area, space for games and picnics, pond with geese and ducks to feed, football and cricket pitches plus tennis courts and outdoor gym.
Planet Play (4 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!
Heaton Park (4 miles)
Prestwich
Heaton Park is a great Animal Centre, two dedicated children's play areas providing a range of activities for children aged from 3 years up to 14 years, rowing boats, tram rides, pitch and putt and more.
Heaton Park Golf Centre (4 miles)
Prestwich
Heaton Park Golf Centre Features 18 each of pitch and putt or championship golf courses, plus First Tee Coaching Sessions available at their academy for ambitious kids! Absolutely loads to do in surrounding Heaton Park too.
Moses Gate Country Park (4 miles)
Bolton
Moses Gate Country Park This country park has loads to do including lakes, parkland, a visitors centre and a large play area with toddler and junior zones.
Wobbly Bobs (5 miles)
Bolton
Wobbly Bobs A state of the art fully fitted multi level play structure, featuring 3 lane waterfall astra slide, spiral tube slide, swing balls, aerial glide and loads more. With under 5 and toddler zones too.
Nevada Roller Rink (5 miles)
Bolton
Nevada Roller Rink Classic family friendly roller skating rink for some fun, exercise and skill development.
The Funhouse (5 miles)
Swinton
The Funhouse With multi level main frame and enclosed toddler zone, plus electric go karts and the games area with air hockey and pool tables. Also do parties!
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive (5 miles)
Bolton
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive If you're looking for a free fun family outing, this is the place for you. There's a special children's activity corner, and an exciting programme of family friendly events all year round, as well as plenty of themed activities during the holidays.
Mischief Makers (5 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.
Snakes and Slides (6 miles)
Middleton
Snakes and Slides The play centre has dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors, a spacious area to play football and basket ball and a brand new children's go kart track!
Strike Ten Bowl (6 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.
Laser Quest Rochdale (6 miles)
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.
Lancaster Park and Animal Farm (6 miles)
Oldham
Lancaster Park and Animal Farm is a children’s petting farm where children can meet, touch and feed the animals. We have a range of animals from horses and sheep to rabbits, chipmunks and many more. Play areas with swings, slides and children’s rides are dotted along a scenic nature walk.
Queens Park (6 miles)
Bolton
Queens Park Fabulous outdoor play park, sand, diggers, great climbing frames, mazes, sculptures, picnic areas and ducks in the lake.
Toybox Carvery and Funbox Playbarn (6 miles)
Manchester
Toybox Carvery and Funbox Playbarn 3 levels of play cage fun inside this family friendly Carvery restaurant plus a small outdoor play area too for when the weather is good.
Smithills Open Farm (6 miles)
Bolton
Smithills Open Farm 25 varieties of animal and you can get up close to them because they are all "nice and well behaved". You can even feed them, and hold them, if you wish.
Bolton Steam Museum (6 miles)
Bolton
Bolton Steam Museum is a great place for young chidlren of all ages (3 to 93!) Our volunteers have rescued and restored 27 old stationary steam engines, some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England.
Roller City Rochdale (6 miles)
Rochdale
Roller City Rochdale is a family friendly 15,000 sq ft facility. A variety of session types available including roller derby.
Monolos (7 miles)
Manchester
Monolos is an Halal American Diner complete with a indoor play centre. We also boast a Xbox Gaming zone and toddler area. We offer diners the experience of having a relaxing meal whilst the kids run wild and enjoy themselves
Tandle Hill Country Park (7 miles)
Royton
Tandle Hill Country Park 48 hectares of country park plus play area, cafe and countryside centre.
Museum of Transport (7 miles)
Cheetham
Museum of Transport 100 years of public transport history from a horse bus of 1890 to the prototype Metrolink tram of 1990.
Moss Bank Park (7 miles)
Bolton
Moss Bank Park Popular park with large play area for children, fairground rides, mini steam train, butterfly gardens and animal world exhibit.
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum (7 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!
Kids Play Area at Rock Over Climbing (7 miles)
Manchester
Kids Play Area at Rock Over Climbing is a new kids' play area in Central Manchester, with two great slides, a castle, tunnels and dozens of toys to play with. Bring the kids down for free until Christmas. After Christmas it’s still fantastic value to bring the kids!
Rock Over Climbing (7 miles)
Manchester
Rock Over Climbing They offer packages for all including those aimed at young people that introduce all the basic safety and climbing techniques allowing children of almost any age to participate, learning how to have fun while developing their physical ability at the same time.
Jungle Js Play and Party Centre (7 miles)
Chadderton Oldham
Jungle Js Play and Party Centre is a family run indoor soft play and party centre for children 0 to 11 years, with cafe, toilets and separate play areas for babies, toddlers and under 4s. Highlights include the thrilling 12' Free Fall slide for the very brave and daring!
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.
Sparkles Play Centre (7 miles)
Oldham
Sparkles Play Centre 3 level castle themed play area with huge ball pool and separate baby and toddler areas with their own ball pool and slide.
National Football Museum (8 miles)
Manchester
National Football Museum Experience the world's greatest sport at the National Football Museum. Whether you’re planning a casual stop with your family or a young fan's special treat, they want you to enjoy your visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.
IMAX Manchester (8 miles)
Manchester
IMAX Manchester An IMAX film is a futuristic ride of adventure and spectacular 2D and 3D effects, taking you through the cinema screen and into the heart of the action.
Chinese Arts Centre (8 miles)
Manchester
Chinese Arts Centre Now known as the The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art this is a sensory explosion of diverse exhibitions that will captivate and stun. Family Day offers extra access and art activities! Also the site of Redeye.
Ski Rossendale (8 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!
The Peoples History Museum (8 miles)
Manchester
The Peoples History Museum This social history museum chronicles the lives of Manchester's working people during the past one hundred years. They have specifically family friendly exhibits which change monthly, but otherwise definitely an educational visit, so check our local listings and follow up with something fun to reward...
Greater Manchester Police Museum (8 miles)
Manchester
Greater Manchester Police Museum Imagine stepping back in time to a Victorian Manchester, a hidden city of gas lamps and narrow alleys, of slums and unruly alehouses: someone had to uphold the law! History is brought back to life at the Police Museum.
Manchester Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Manchester
Manchester 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!
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester (8 miles)
Manchester
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester At a constant -12°C their 8 metre concave real ice climbing wall presents a steep challenge to both novice and accomplished climbers! Strict lower age limit of 14 years old, with conditions. Seriously cool, in every sense!
Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Manchester
Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail Explore Manchester with the kids on this self guided Spy Mission themed Treasure Trail. Suitable for the whole family, can you solve the clues set on buildings, statues and monuments to crack the code and save the world?
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK (8 miles)
Salford
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK Kids can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK (8 miles)
Salford
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK Kids age between 6 and 11 years can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Bury 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 Greater Manchester can enjoy the great day out as well.



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