Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (4 miles)
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park
An attractive collection of original and reconstructed local buildings, which provide a fascinating insight into times past. For younger children there are farm animals, an adventure playground and special children's activities.
Mini Monsters Fun House (5 miles)
Planet Mayhem (5 miles)
Three levels of fun in this 3000 sq feet play area. Please ring b4 you go - as their website is down
Wizz Kidz Playcentre (6 miles)
Wizz Kidz Playcentre
The play centre is full of fun for all ages including a fab toddler area with a ball blower, a funky rainbow astra slide, a dance zone and even a football table for the older kids!
Greenacres Animal Park (6 miles)
Greenacres Animal Park
Features include lots of farm and zoo animals to see, together with rides, amusements and more. Nestling among the more unusual farmyard inhabitants are Squirrel Monkeys, Lemurs, Llamas, Ostriches, Wallabies, Polecats and Chipmunks!
The Boardroom Climbing Ltd (6 miles)
The Boardroom Climbing Ltd
An absolutely wicked climbing venue with some really cool and challenging problems. Taster sessions, inductions and kids club available with brilliant instructors. For ages 5 and older.
Barnston Riding Centre (7 miles)
Barnston Riding Centre
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons from 4 years, scenic hacking, jumping course and pony management days.
Brimstage Maze (7 miles)
is a family friendly farm based day out. There's a giant maize maze with clues to find along the way. Indoor and outdoor activities all included in the price including indoor soft play barn, crazy golf, pedal go karts, tractor ride, inflatable assault course, inflatable maze, puzzles and games.
Thurstaston Nature Reserve (8 miles)
Thurstaston Nature Reserve
This beautifully rich parkland offers an astonishing range of wildlife habitats with its deciduous and coniferous woodland, grass meadow and fresh water.
Hilbre Islands (8 miles)
This is not for the faint hearted or ill prepared, it's worth it but it's a hefty walk and you must stick to the tidal times to avoid getting trapped! Keep your eyes peeled for seals. Pre booking and permits required for groups of over six.
Soccerloco (9 miles)
is an indoor football themed activity centre for young people, with football crazy golf, football tennis, football cricket and penalty shootouts.
Fun4All (9 miles)
Indoor family entertainment centre providing fun indoor soft play facilities for children under the age of 12. We have a full service restaurant offering a tasty choice of healthy food plus facilities to host your child'Âs birthday party. New bear building and Laser parties now available. Regular...
The Bowl Bromborough (9 miles)
The Bowl Bromborough
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling, with gutter guards and bowling ramps to give the kids a chance! Great on a wet day.
Kidz-a-loud (9 miles)
Hang tough on the climbing wall, become a hot shot with ball cannons, have a go at the super car track and enjoy the fabulous soft play den.
Port Sunlight Museum (9 miles)
Port Sunlight Museum
Lies at the heart of this garden village and is an ideal place to start your visit. Experience what it was like to live and work here during the Edwardian and Victorian periods and even encounter characters from the village's past!
Blacon Adventure Playground (9 miles)
Blacon Adventure Playground
Large enclosed site for 8 to 16s includes large adventure play structures, a city farm, environmental play areas and a large indoor play barn. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Chester with kids.
Crazy Town (10 miles)
is a fun filled play and party centre packed full of classic adventure soft play features spread across their multi storey play frame.
Fun4All (10 miles)
A large play centre for 0-11 year olds with dedicated age specific play frames, Sports Zone and cafe.
Silly Billys Indoor Playcentre (10 miles)
Blue Planet Aquarium (10 miles)
Blue Planet Aquarium
Has over 100 living displays in six themed areas showcasing a spectacular variety of life from the deep. Visit our Caribbean Reef display, complete with 230ft underwater tunnel, which houses Europe's largest collection of sharks - including the Jawsome three metre long Sand Tiger Sharks.
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port (10 miles)
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port
16 screens, a games room, Baskins and Robbins ice cream and is set near several different restaurants and bars.
Charleys Ceramics (10 miles)
Ceramic painting workshop in a lovely setting by the Manchester ship canal. Painting, pancakes, ice cream, candy floss, popcorn and pick n mix. Bring the family and paint together a range of crafts including ornaments, plates, mugs, teapots and cake stands. Babies' hand and footprints are memories to...
National Waterways Museum (10 miles)
National Waterways Museum
in Ellesmere Port brings Britain's canal history back to life. Come and explore the exhibitions in the historic dock complex and experience life aboard our collection of canal and river craft.
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks (10 miles)
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks
is a bowling centre located in the Coliseum Leisure Park. We have 24 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 Sector 7 Quasar game.
DangerPoint (10 miles)
Become a Danger Detective, seek out the dangers and collect the clues to complete the DangerQuest. Meet, and talk to, K-os the Alien and learn about staying safe in a fun way!
Funky Town (10 miles)
Caters for children aged between 0-10 with everything from baby sensory rooms, ball pits, climbing frames, huge wavy slides, toddler and disco zones and so much more!
Northgate Arena (10 miles)
has a beach type effect swimming pools which has small slides for the younger visitor and a full size flume for the more adventurous, plus loads more sport facilities. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Cheshire.
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm (11 miles)
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm
Home to a variety of farm animals, including pigs, sheep, goats, chickens and geese. Historic cottage and free urban farm.
Chester Zoo (11 miles)
With 110 acres to explore, there are 8000 animals at the award winning Chester Zoo: voted one of the top zoos in the world and the UK's number one charity.
Ghost Hunter Trail (11 miles)
Ghost Hunter Trail
If you think, what on earth is this doing on a family days out website, well some kids like ghost stories and some kids don't, you know your own kids, so you decide: more details available!
Chester Cathedral (11 miles)
A cathedral with a fascinating and rich heritage that has welcomed visitors for almost a 1000 years! Beautiful windows, artwork and mosaics to see. Free to visit but a charge for the guided tour.
Chester Treasure Trail (11 miles)
Chester Treasure Trail
is a fun way to explore Chester. Don’t rely on following your nose! Treasure Trails are a fantastic way to get the whole family out exploring. Turn a family walk into a fun walk in the fresh air. Follow the Trail, solve the clues and see the sights together.
Dewa Roman Experience (11 miles)
Dewa Roman Experience
Step aboard a Roman Galley and sail back in time to revisit the streets of Roman Chester. Explore 3 metre deep archaeological excavations and handle 'dig' discoveries in the 'Finds' room.
Grosvenor Museum (11 miles)
Discover the history and natural history of Chester, plus its silver and art heritage. A number of galleries to see and a Period House. Year round programme of events and special exhibitions. Free to visit.
Cheshire Military Museum (11 miles)
Cheshire Military Museum
A museum telling the story of the Cheshire soldiers through time from the 17th century to present day. Really interesting and interactive displays with plenty to see and learn about these brave men.
Europa Pools (11 miles)
Leisure pool with kiddies' lagoon, two breathtaking water flume rides, the spectacular 'Beach Breakers' wave pool, geyser and water cannons.
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway (11 miles)
Grosvenor Park Miniature Railway
is a 7 and a quarter gauge railway located in the beautiful surroundings of Chester's Grosvenor Park and is only a few minutes walk from the city centre. Fun for all the family and popular with young and old alike it has become one of Chester's top tourist attractions.
Showboats of Chester (11 miles)
Showboats of Chester
Cruise along the beautiful River Dee, passing the sights of the historic City of Chester aboard our luxury boats, Lady Diana and Mark Twain.
Otterspool Park (11 miles)
Stunning parkland, with walks and views across the river Mersey. Kids playground plus plenty of space for activities. Close to city centre. Dogs welcome. Free to visit.
Wowballs Liverpool (12 miles)
The latest and fun craze that lets you have water walking hamster ball fun on the water without even getting wet. Come to one of our outdoor hire centres and get inside a Wowball for the best laugh you will have in ages. Walk on water fun with friends.
Sandy Lane Aqua Park (12 miles)
Sandy Lane Aqua Park
Includes 10 pieces of water equipment operated by sensory touch pads. These are in place in the summer months and are replaced by play equipment in the winter period.
The Echo Wheel of Liverpool (12 miles)
The Echo Wheel of Liverpool
This temporary treasure includes 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules and offers riders spectacular panoramic views of the city. Not a full day out but a memorable stop if you're in the area.
Beatles Story (12 miles)
- will transport you on an enlightening and atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles. See how 4 young lads from Liverpool were propelled into worldwide fame to become the greatest band of all time. Hear the story unfold through the "Living History" audio guide narrated by...
Tate Liverpool (12 miles)
Contemporary gallery with genuinely family friendly ethos: they encourage the kids to chat about what they're seeing, pull poses from the artwork and mill about freely.
Magical Mystery Tour (12 miles)
Magical Mystery Tour
A fun and fascinating 2 hour tour of Beatles territory including Penny Lane you'll be entertained along the way with fab four music and a qualified guide.
Liverpool City Walks (12 miles)
Liverpool City Walks
A great way to explore and find out about Liverpool with a number of guided walks on offer, including one all about the Beatles. There is also a self guided family trail of Albert Docks or about the Liver bird.
Merseyside Maritime Museum (12 miles)
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Highlights of the collections include ship models, maritime paintings, colourful posters from the golden age of liners and even some full sized vessels. Plus a fun maritime-themed play area for early years visitors!
International Slavery Museum (12 miles)
International Slavery Museum
A serious educational visit the kids won't forget. It is the only museum of its kind to look at aspects of historical and contemporary slavery as well as being an international hub for resources on human rights issues.
Play Planet (12 miles)
- contains air cannons that can fire soft balls through targets or safely at your friends. There are "splat pads", a "king of the cross" and "rope swings". All this added to the three storey, three lane super slide, "spider webs", "asteroid belts" and forests of biff-bash means there's plenty going on.
Spaceport (12 miles)
Blast off on a virtual journey through space and time! Become a virtual astronaut in the incredible 360 degree, fully immersive Space Dome show where their latest production, ASTRONAUT, will take you from Earth to space..... and beyond!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Flint 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 North Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.
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