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Fun Time Kids (< 1 mile)
Fun Time Kids
If you're lucky you can bump into a giant kids' character whilst exploring the multi level play frame, or maybe they're playing in the multi sports court! Also offers additional classes from music and movement to toddler theatre!
Bruntwood Park (< 1 mile)
Large Park with loads of recreational and sporting facilities and including a large play area, separate toddler play area, conservatory restaurant and refreshment kiosk.
Fuzzy Eds at The Bell House (1 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at The Bell House
An indoor play building with a large number of games and play structure children under 4ft 9ins tall. We also hold Parent and Toddler sessions during the week. An excellent place to go for a good night out as the complex also has bowling, a cinema, health club, bingo and a Travel Lodge.
Tenpin Parrs Wood (1 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.
Sector 7 Laser (1 miles)
Sector 7 Laser
Pursue your enemies through swirling fog and semi darkness, armed with your trusty laser gun! Essentially hide and seek with infra red weaponry, harmless fun like living a computer a game!
Wacky Warehouse - Waggon and Horses (2 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Waggon and Horses
Adventure playground inside family restaurant, featuring mega play frame for older types to tackle, toddler zone for the smalls and drop in arts and crafts sessions.
Bramhall Park (2 miles)
A popular park of landscaped grounds, woodland and trails surrounding Bramall Hall, with a stream running through and large ponds. A fenced off smaller childrens play area and a larger childrens wooden climbing frame can be found adjacent to the picnic area.
Zoom (3 miles)
Play centre for 0-11 year olds with a large 4 level play frame, separate room open during the week dedicated to toddlers and pre-school children and a café.
Anchorsawayplay (3 miles)
Challenging state of the art playframe, with separate zone for babies and toddlers. Loads of activities and features to stimulate minds and bodies. Restaurant and café on site. 3 fantastic party rooms for celebrating special occasions.
Wythenshawe Park (3 miles)
Loads to do with orienteering, football pitches, tennis courts, Horticultural Centre with Tropical Safari Walk, pitch and putt course, plus loads of differing woodland to explore.
Wythenshawe Park Farm (3 miles)
Wythenshawe Park Farm
The Farm offers an exciting opportunity for children to learn about where food comes from and witness the hustle and bustle and all the elements of a working countryside farm within an urban setting. There is a play park and lots of other facilities as well.
Brooklyn Ceramics (3 miles)
A unique and quirky pottery painting studio which appeals to all visitors. We have a great selection of pottery available to paint and we glaze and fire your creation in our kiln. We serve tea and coffee to our customers, and cakes and biscuits.
Hat Works (3 miles)
The only museum in the UK dedicated solely to the hatting industry, hats and headwear! An award winning interactive Visitor Attraction housed in a restored Grade ll listed ex hat factory. Fun and educational.
Air Raid Shelters (3 miles)
Air Raid Shelters
First hand experience of daily life in 1940s, war torn Britain. Discover how a labyrinth of tunnels under part of the town centre provided shelter through the dark days of the Blitz. Audio and self guided tours.
Manchester Riding for the Disabled (3 miles)
Staircase House (3 miles)
Explore domestic history throughout the house, peel back the bedclothes of the four poster bed, sit at the 18th Century dining table, and try your hand at quill pen writing!
Wild Things (3 miles)
Animal themed multi level adventure soft play with dedicated toddler zone and loads of fun features.
Let Loose Soft Play (4 miles)
Let Loose Soft Play
A brand new play centre where you can relax in a great atmosphere while the kids play on the huge play frame. Serving fresh food all day as well as Illy Coffee. We even have Go Karting, Zorbing and our own Bouncy Castle! Babies have their own "Toddler Town" as well as a fully equipped Sensory Room.
The Runway Visitor Park (4 miles)
The Runway Visitor Park
Take a front row seat to watch the planes take-off, explore real planes, take home a souvenir and round the day off with a guided tour of BA's flagship Concorde!
Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre (4 miles)
Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre
The perfect place to visit if you care about cleanliness, great food and a safe, fun environment for the little ones! Our play areas are designed to stimulate, exercise and excite and there is something for all ages: from the tiniest tot up to 12!
Anchors Away (4 miles)
is packed with 3 levels of fun physical play features including a tube slide, large ball pool, a twin lane Astra slide, physio balls, swing balls and much more! Boasting 3 varying sections, every age is catered for with their own special play zone.
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport (4 miles)
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport
Indoor rock climbing is a fun and enjoyable way to exercise and an excellent way to keep the kids fit and healthy. We have always strived to offer the best indoor climbing experience - friendly staff, interesting routes, centre cleanliness.
Dean Valley Farm (4 miles)
Dean Valley Farm
BHS approved facility offering lessons in indoor and outdoor schools, off road hacks, water obstacles and all-weather gallops.
The Carrs Park (4 miles)
The Carrs Park
Popular park following the Bollin River with a circular walk of around a mile, plenty of paddling opportunities and a well equipped playground for toddlers through to teens.
Pottery Corner (4 miles)
Friendly pottery painting studio with loads of items to work with plus decoupage, silver clay, and seasonal activities or events.
Altrincham Garden Centre Soft Play (4 miles)
Altrincham Garden Centre Soft Play
As a handy respite from the shopping experience that grown ups love, these folks have a fun little indoor play area for the kids with climbing frame, slides and all the stuff THEY love!
Skatecity (4 miles)
Featured on ITV's The Feel Good Factor. Varied skating sessions evenings and weekends only except during school holidays.
Head Over Heels Fairytale Play (4 miles)
Head Over Heels Fairytale Play
Offers 3 levels of soft play fun reaching a mind blowing 6.5m height. The fastest way to get down is on the fiery 3 lane astro slide: if you can make it past the Dragon! A funtastic way to exercise and meet new friends.
Brookside Miniature Railway (5 miles)
Brookside Miniature Railway
Superb train ride for families and enthusiasts. Authentic detail in near half-mile circuit through the beautiful gardens of a large garden centre. Authentic GWR station, full-size signal box and museum of railway relics.
Bean and Brush Family Art Cafe (5 miles)
Bean and Brush Family Art Cafe
Family Art Centre with a studio and a cafe, offering a selection of crafty experiences including paint a pot and decopatch with handmade gifts you can then take away. There are Art Clubs for kids during summer holidays too!
Antz in your Pantz (5 miles)
Antz in your Pantz
Multi level adventure play, roller skating rink for kids, Batman themed laser tag, loads of regular classes and kiddie workshops plus more parties than you can shake a
Marple Centre Play and Train (5 miles)
Marple Centre Play and Train
features a miniature railway making return trips around the grounds and away to a picnic site, a nice little indoor play facility and a selection of small animals to consider as well as the extensive garden centre itself! Choo-choose Marple!
Silver Blades Ice Rink (5 miles)
Silver Blades Ice Rink
There are different kinds of skating session at the rink, such as Public Skating, After Skool Skate, Chill Out, Disco Skate, Easy Skate, Disco Revival and Family Skate sessions.
Dizzy Rascals Indoor Play Centre (5 miles)
Dizzy Rascals Indoor Play Centre
is an indoor play centre in Poynton for children aged 0 to 11 years. We have a fun and challenging play frame, toddler area, go karts and sports pitch as well as a cafe area, disco room and party rooms!
The Manchester Museum (5 miles)
The Manchester Museum
Come face-to-face with live frogs and snakes, meet Stan the T.rex or see a helmet made from the skull of a porcupine fish. Draw, play and relax, get up close to objects, follow trails or borrow a backpack full of gallery activities. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to...
Fuzzy Eds at the Band Stand (5 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at the Band Stand
Indoor play area with differing zones for smaller and bigger kids, part of a family restaurant with kids' menu.
Debdale Outdoor Centre (5 miles)
Debdale Outdoor Centre
Activities include dinghy sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling, gorge scrambling, orienteering, camping, multi activity days and team building activities! Wow!
Manchester Climbing Centre (6 miles)
Manchester Climbing Centre
is a climbing centre in Manchester. We provide indoor and outdoor climbing. We offer Birthday Parties, Kids' Clubs, Taster Sessions and courses for adults and children. All this in a beautifully converted Victorian church with a mezzanine level cafe. Book Online!
Beast Rampz Skatepark (6 miles)
Beast Rampz Skatepark
Boasting 27500 sq ft of urban indoor skate space plus wall rides and dedicated BMX section.
Projekts Indoor Skatepark (6 miles)
Projekts Indoor Skatepark
Under cover skatepark with well maintained, classic features to practice or show off on, depending on your skill level! We run beginner sessions on Saturday and Sunday mornings 10am - midday for £5. Come along and have a go! We provide all equipment, pads and safety gear.
Manchester United Museum and Tour (6 miles)
Donkey Sanctuary (6 miles)
Visit rescued donkeys in their dotage and explore with the kids the significance of treating animals with respect and kindness. Animal contact, visitor centre, nature walks and cycle routes also available.
Manchester Bus Tours (6 miles)
Manchester Bus Tours
2 hour tour of Manchester on an open top bus to see the sights in the city centre and surrounding districts on Saturdays and Bank Holidays.
Museum of Science and Industry (6 miles)
Museum of Science and Industry
The whole family has fun at MOSI in Manchester. Situated in five large buildings packed with exciting galleries, exhibitions and daily events, there is something for everyone to experience and enjoy.
Manchester Art Gallery (6 miles)
Manchester Art Gallery
Art Gallery with lots on offer for families, including the interactive Clore Art Studio, free family friendly resources and facilities, such as Tool Belts, Story Bags, and a Handling Trail. Free to visit.
Daytona Karting (6 miles)
Bambino Karting is available at all of Daytona's Race Venues for drivers aged 5 to 7 years (as well as for 8+). All 3 venues have designed and built dedicated beginner circuits for the Bambino Experience.
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester (6 miles)
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!
Salford Watersports Centre (6 miles)
Salford Watersports Centre
is based on Salford Quays not far from the centre of Manchester. We offer a wide range of exciting watersports and outdoor activities including; sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, raft building and bellboating. You can also climb to the top of our 8 metre high indoor climbing wall as well.
Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail (6 miles)
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?
LomoWall Manchester (6 miles)
An extremely artistic wall covered in thousands of images which form a mosaic from a distance; well worth seeing if you're in the area but not the basis for an entire day trip. Inspiring stuff!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Cheadle 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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