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Things To Do & Days Out near Glossop
Manor Park (< 1 mile)
Manor Park This popular Glossop Park has a large childrens play area and a miniature railway plus lots of sporting opportunities.
Whistle Stop Play Cafe (< 1 mile)
Whistle Stop Play Cafe Play centre with a 3 level play structure suitable for ages 6 months to 12 years with 3 slides, a ball pool with ball juggler and ball shower, a small football area, cannon and rope bridges and a separate padded toddler area with a baby sensory ball pool.
Hargate Hill Equestrian Centre (1 miles)
Hargate Hill Equestrian Centre is a riding school offering lots of horse riding opportunities for over 4s. On pony days you spend the day learning to look after our ponies and have fun. You can also celebrate your birthday here at our cafe with a riding party for all of your friends!
Wacky Warehouse - Mottram Woods (3 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Mottram Woods Large indoor play zone over several levels, packed full of big fun and physical challenges plus a smaller area for the smaller kids with plenty of somewhat gentler action there too. One of the many good places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Manchester.
Etherow Country Park (5 miles)
Etherow Country Park A lively area of riverside walks and woodlands that is a haven for wildlife. Great place to go with the family and to bring your dog. Sailing club, fishing and remote controlled boating available.
Hyde Leisure Pool (5 miles)
Hyde Leisure Pool Large pool in a Leisure Centre with features such as slide, wave machine, and lazy river style area, plus water cannons, geysers, and bubble pool, as well as standard swimming facilities.
Slide and Seek (6 miles)
Slide and Seek Facilities include a huge 4 storey high junior play zone, large separate toddler and baby area, sports area, little tykes' car track and battery powered go karts and quad bikes! Wow! Height restriction 140cm.
Jungle Monkey (6 miles)
Jungle Monkey Custom designed modern play system with 3m double Astro slide, nets, swing balls, clamber bridges, and all the usual favourites. Plus a separate interactive baby area.
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre (6 miles)
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre Fun and exciting rock climbing and archery activities for anyone between the ages of 5 to 80 years! At our premier indoor climbing and activity centre.
Rough n Tumble (6 miles)
Rough n Tumble Everything's been designed to stimulate and entertain all ages ranges from the wicked slides to sweet interactive light music beams! There are 3 huge play frames and loads of interactive equipment suitable for under 12s.
The Fun Depot (6 miles)
The Fun Depot Bright and cheery age segregated play areas, a peaceful sensory room, fully equipped sports court, and a dedicated nursing and feeding room.
Marple Centre Play and Train (7 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!
Round The Twist (7 miles)
Round The Twist Colourful multi level indoor adventure play with loads of classic fun features to entertain and exhaust from tunnels and scramble nets to three super slides! Separate toddler area.
Portland Basin Museum (7 miles)
Portland Basin Museum Housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse this family friendly museum combines a lively modern interior with a peaceful canal side setting.
The Skate Station (7 miles)
The Skate Station Great roller skating indoor family fun. We pride ourselves on providing a safe and fun environment. All children must be accompanied with a parent guardian. All adults must be accompanied with child. Sizes Jnr 8 to Adult 12. Refreshments and snacks available from our onsite cafe.
Bizzy Bouncers (7 miles)
Bizzy Bouncers Fully inflatable indoor play centre, offering a unique spin on indoor play.
Glen Jakes Riding School (7 miles)
Glen Jakes Riding School offer outdoor fun riding lessons for everyone, we cater for children’s parties, Parties, Horse riding private and group lessons, Jumping competitions, Hacks and Walkouts for special requirements and learning difficulties, Stable Management Courses.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Manchester (7 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Manchester Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Chestnut Conservation and Wildlife Park (8 miles)
Chestnut Conservation and Wildlife Park From the giant otter to polecats and free-roaming deer, there's something for all the family at the Chestnut Centre. In beautiful grounds of the Derbyshire Peak district, with a stream running through the valley, home to four species of otter, owls, pine martens, foxes, Scottish wildcats, sika and...
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport (8 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.
Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre (8 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!
Stonerig Raceway (8 miles)
Stonerig Raceway Scalextric attraction that has 9 large themed tracks you can race round, each offering different challenges. All the tracks are computerized with great features like F1 starting grid, recorded speed, and lap counting. Plenty to keep everyone entertained!
Lyme Park (8 miles)
Lyme Park Adventure playground, medieval deer park, moorland and woodland estate to explore.
Daisy Nook Country Park (8 miles)
Daisy Nook Country Park 40 hectares of country park with woodland, canals, river, picnic sites, bird watching, orienteering, fishing and play areas for under 5s and over 5s will blow away the cobwebs!
Sky High Adventure (8 miles)
Sky High Adventure is an indoor adventure attraction suitable for all the family. With an iPlay Zone (soft play), Caving & Bouldering, Clip ‘n Climb, and High Ropes there’s something for all ages to enjoy together in one arena.
Brookside Miniature Railway (9 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.
Cheeky Chimps Childrens Play Centre (9 miles)
Cheeky Chimps Childrens Play Centre Kids can monkey around in the jungle gym, slither down the spiralling snake slide, or become a hidden crocodile in the ball pit, and for the mums and dads we have comfortable seating, complimentary magazines, and a cafe serving hot and cold drinks and food from our menu.
Donkey Sanctuary (9 miles)
Donkey Sanctuary Largely an assisted therapy centre, but you can also visit rescued donkeys in their dotage, use the visitor centre, and enjoy nature walks and cycle routes. Access may be restricted so ring ahead!
Staircase House (9 miles)
Staircase House 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!
Debdale Outdoor Centre (9 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!
Fuzzy Eds at the Band Stand (9 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. With new outdoor beer garden too!
Air Raid Shelters (9 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.
Blue-John Cavern and Mine (9 miles)
Blue-John Cavern and Mine Steeped in history and old mining equipment is on view inside the cavern. Guided tours are conducted through the cave system at short regular intervals. Each tour lasts 45 minutes to 1 hour during which time a series of magnificent natural water-worn caverns are seen.
Anchors Away (9 miles)
Anchors Away 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.
Let Loose Soft Play (9 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.
Play2 Diggle (9 miles)
Play2 Diggle is a indoor play centre for children aged 8 years and under in Diggle, Oldham.
Hat Works (9 miles)
Hat Works 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.
Brooklyn Ceramics (9 miles)
Brooklyn Ceramics 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.
Treak Cliff Cavern (9 miles)
Treak Cliff Cavern An underground wonderland of stalactites, stalagmites, rocks, minerals and fossils. Home to Blue John Stone. The tour takes you to see Aladdin's Cave, Fairyland and the Dream Cave. The most famous formation is "The Stork". Events include an Easter Egg Hunt and at Christmas "Carols by Candlelight".
Zoom (9 miles)
Zoom 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.
Speedwell Cavern (9 miles)
Speedwell Cavern An incredible underground journey by boat! Descend 105 steps to an underground canal. Take a boat trip to visit the cathedral like cavern and see the 'Bottomless Pit', a huge subterranean lake!
Wild Things (10 miles)
Wild Things Animal themed multi level adventure soft play with dedicated toddler zone and loads of fun features.
Tower Of Fun (10 miles)
Tower Of Fun Main play consists of Spiral and Straight Slides, Ball pool, Castle Climb, Interactive Characters such as Wobblin' Goblin, Stepping Stones over Crocodile Creek, with a Football Arena and much more!
Peak Cavern (10 miles)
Peak Cavern The spectacular entrance is the largest to any cave in Britain. See rope making, the remains of an underground village and find out why it is called "The Devil's Arse"! Guided tours suitable for all ages. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in...
Bramhall Park (10 miles)
Bramhall Park 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.
Dizzy Rascals Indoor Play Centre (10 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!
Play Oldham (10 miles)
Play Oldham is Oldham’s largest indoor play centre with plenty of challenging equipment and a separate area for babies. The cafe has a 5 star award from Oldham Council. Plenty of free parking right outside the door and on bus route from Oldham to Shaw.
Happy Potter (11 miles)
Happy Potter Happy Potter is a unique ceramic-painting cafe that will inspire and enchant you.
Jungle Js Play and Party Centre (11 miles)
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!
National Cycling Centre (11 miles)
National Cycling Centre Britain’s first indoor Olympic cycling track with a comprehensive programme of activities that are suitable for all levels of ability. There is also a BMX track and a Mountain Bike trail, plus a Skills Zone. Also has courts for other sports.