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)
Mini Monsters Fun House
With not only an indoor adventure play facility spread over several levels, they also have a large outdoor playground too, plus 9 holes of crazy golf out there as well! Loads to do, plenty to play on, what are you waiting for?!
Mini Monsters Crazy Golf (5 miles)
Mini Monsters Crazy Golf
With not only 9 holes of crazy golf outside and a multi storey indoor adventure play facility, they also have a large outdoor playground too! Loads to do, plenty to play on, what are you waiting for?!
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!
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. It is open throughout the year, and free to visit.
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.
Rascalz Soft Play Centre (9 miles)
Rascalz Soft Play Centre
A neat little play zone with several levels of features and a dedicated toddler zone, both full of the stuff kids love: chances to run and hide, climb, tunnel and slide!
Runaround at Jumping Jacks (9 miles)
Runaround at Jumping Jacks
Small but perfectly formed, their twin level main play frame is top notch in terms of decor and they also boast unusually large and well stocked toddler and baby zones, plus particularly impressive parties!
Fun4All (9 miles)
Indoor family entertainment centre providing fun indoor soft play facilities for children under the age of 12.
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.
The Madhouse (9 miles)
For kids under 7 years and less than 4.5ft, this is a small but charming house themed play centre with simple features fun for small kids.
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)
A fun filled play and party centre packed full of classic adventure soft play features spread across their multi storey play frame. Toddler Mornings, term time Friday Discos and parties all available too!
Fun4All (10 miles)
A large play centre for 0 to 11 year olds with dedicated age specific play frames, Sports Zone and cafe.
Silly Billys Indoor Playcentre (10 miles)
Silly Billys Indoor Playcentre
Clown themed indoor adventure play facility with loads of physical adventure equipment spread over multiple levels, all set for exploring and exercising for under 10s.
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.
Sector 7 Laser (10 miles)
Sector 7 Laser
Sitting proudly at the top end of the laser tag experience, this is hardcore futuristic battle gaming with 4D special effects and interactive plot line! Absolutely zero contact, it's only hard on the senses, not the physical form!
Chester Zoo (10 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.
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 to 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.
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.
The Chester Treasure Trail (11 miles)
The Chester Treasure Trail
is a self guided Treasure Hunt which will have you and the kids exploring this beautiful and historic city whilst solving clues to locate the long lost Treasure!
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 hands-on room: goodus funnus!
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.
City Sightseeing Chester Open Top Tour (11 miles)
City Sightseeing Chester Open Top Tour
is an open top bus tour which is great fun for the kids, it’s educational and you get to sit down and relax. Tickets are valid from 10am to 5pm and you can hop on and off all day!
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.
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 vintage posters and even some full sized vessels to tour! Plus a fun maritime themed play area for under 5s with dress up, stories and hands on activities!
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.
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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