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Family Days Out near to Bury

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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.
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.
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 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
Wacky Warehouse - Paper Mill Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
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!
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!
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 Largest indoor play centre in the area with multi level play frame, and separate toddler area. Includes café, sports court, gymnastics room and 4 party rooms! Open daily with plenty to keep the kids amused.
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!
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.
Prestwich
Emilys Paint A Pot studio is for children of all ages to explore their creativity. Choose from a wide range of arts and crafts including ceramics painting, decopatch, foam clay, glass painting and more. Imprints and castings are also available from newborns upwards.
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.
Bolton
Moses Gate Country Park This free park and local nature reserve not only has serene woodland, waterside and nature trails, but also Bolton's largest adventure playground and horse and cycle routes too! Try and find something you can't do here!
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.
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
Jump Xtreme Trampoline Park Bolton offers over 115 interlinking trampolines, a dodgeball court, tumble tracks, basketball slam dunk hoops, mini trampoline are for under 4s and an xtreme stunt airbag: try some new tricks! Not to forget a superb cafe for the parents!
Bolton
Bolton Skatepark A smashing recent outdoor addition to Bolton with ramps, bowls, ledges, quarter pipes, jump boxes, banks, hubbas and rails!
Rochdale
Team Karting Indoor Entertainment Centre is an indoor go-karting track in Rochdale, North Manchester. We have a unique all-tarmac, all-weather track and great facilities!
Bolton
Bolton Museum Aquarium and Archive We have an free admission Aquarium containing freshwater fish from all over the world plus a Library offering a wide range of books and computers with free internet access. We also have an extensive Museum collection for study and enjoyment.
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 to 11 year olds with 3 level play frame, astroslide, helter skelter and basketball court.
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!
Swinton
Playkidds Play Centre and Sensory Room is an indoor play centre with a sensory room for children with individual needs. Sports court. A healthy eating coffee shop, Go Karts, party rooms and road safety training. Special characters are all around the centre. Wheel chair accessible.
Bolton
Whales And Snails Highlights include the little Toddler Town, the crocodile river bridge and the road style racing slide! All weather fun and frolics.
Strike Ten Bowl (6 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.
Walkden
Blackleach Country Park A charming place for a picnic by the playground, which you may well have to share with the ducks. Plus go fishing, cycling, hiking or enjoy one of the nigh innumerable events in the Visitor Centre! Busy busy!
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.
Manchester
Toybox Carvery and Funbox Playbarn Double levels of play adventure are waiting to entertain the smalls inside this family friendly Carvery restaurant.
Bolton
Bolton Steam Museum - is a great place for young children 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. Children love the sounds, smells and the huge wheels turning.
Manchester
Laser Quest Manchester is an indoor laser tag centre located in Manchester used by children and adults. Laser Quest Manchester specialise in hosting children’s Birthday Parties.
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.
Rochdale
Roller City Rochdale is a family friendly 15,000 sq ft facility. A variety of session types available including roller derby.
Smithills Hall (6 miles)
Bolton
Smithills Hall There are fine examples of historic architecture from Medieval, Tudor and Victorian features including the medieval Great Hall, Solar Room and Library. Set in charming formal gardens next to the West Pennine Moors so a nice educational stop mid hike!
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
Cheetham
Museum of Transport 100 years of public transport history from a horse bus of 1890 to the prototype Metrolink tram of 1990, with tea rooms, gift shop and friendly experts!
Royton
Tandle Hill Country Park 48 hectares of country park plus play area, cafe and countryside centre.
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.
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!
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!
Manchester
Rock Over Climbing Friendly folk await to introduce all the basic safety and climbing techniques allowing children of almost any age, who can relax and have fun while developing their physical ability at the same time. New indoor play zone too!
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!
Grip and Go (7 miles)
Haslingden
Grip and Go is a unique indoor climbing and adventure centre for over 4s.
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!
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.
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.

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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