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Things To Do & Days Out near Liverpool
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Lifestyles Garston (5 miles)
Lifestyles Garston Offering: 5 lane 25m swimming pool; learner pool; water flume slide; Fitness Suite (suitable for over 8 years); Sports Hall; 4 badminton courts and 3 floodlit synthetic grass multi use courts.
Rampworx (5 miles)
Rampworx Friendly indoor skateboarding, inlining, scooting and BMX facility, with coaching classes available if you don't know where to start! Min age 5 years.
Jungle Fun (5 miles)
Jungle Fun Boasting not only a cool toddler zone and a full multi level main frame for juniors there's also an awesome Adventure Area where adults can comfortably fit in to play too! Plus sportzone, toddler sessions and 3 themed party rooms.
Rascalz Soft Play Centre (5 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!
Picture House Woolton (5 miles)
Picture House Woolton Traditional cinema offering children's matinees with a good old fashioned ice cream interval!
Funtown Liverpool (5 miles)
Funtown Liverpool Bright, welcoming and full of fun. The play structure is huge with an exciting four lane astra slide and indoor football pitch, whilst our special toddler section, for the under 3s, is a big hit for their younger visitors.
Soccerloco (6 miles)
Soccerloco is an indoor football themed activity centre for young people, with football crazy golf, football tennis, football cricket and penalty shootouts.
Antony Gormleys Another Place (6 miles)
Antony Gormleys Another Place An outdoor sculpture trail on Crosby beach of 100 cast iron figures cast from the body of the artist, Antony Gormley. Best seen at low tide and at sunset. Free to visit.
Brimstage Maze (6 miles)
Brimstage Maze 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.
Purple Monster Playcentre (6 miles)
Purple Monster Playcentre Multi level indoor adventure play also featuring seasonal outdoor area, plus craft sessions, bouncy castle days, ride on toys, water activities and a great kids' hairdresser based on site too.
Fun Time (6 miles)
Fun Time Over 5000sq ft of exciting, colourful multi tiered adventure play for ages 0 to 3 and 3 to 12 years in separate sections.
Speke Hall (7 miles)
Speke Hall Get lost in the new maze, go wild in the woods or conquer the climbing frames in the adventure playground! Visit the Victorians or Talk with the Tudors, free tours take place daily. Discover the history of the families who lived here before taking a break in the new Stable Tea Room.
The Fun Factor (7 miles)
The Fun Factor Interactive adventure pay frames with loads of cool features, with highlights including some epic slides and an enormous ball pit with juggler and ball shower tube system. Brilliant parties too!
Go Kids Play Centre (7 miles)
Go Kids Play Centre Multi-tiered soft play centre, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to 12 years.
Thurstaston Nature Reserve (7 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.
Knowsley Safari Park (7 miles)
Knowsley Safari Park Prepare to discover an incredible host of creatures from cute and cuddly meerkats, to majestic zebras, mischievous monkeys and clever sea lions! With new features, play features and Hire Wire features this is a day and a half!
Aerial Extreme Knowsley (7 miles)
Aerial Extreme Knowsley is a high ropes adventure course involving a series of challenging obstacles set at varying heights above the ground. You'll find yourself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, swinging logs and balance beams, plus many more!
Spaceworld Play Centre (7 miles)
Spaceworld Play Centre provides one of Merseyside’s largest climbing frames, we also provide Indoor Football, Electric Space Buggies and much more for both toddlers and children from 0 to 12 years of age. We also specialise in children’s parties.
Mini Monsters Fun House (8 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 (8 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?!
Acorn Farm (8 miles)
Acorn Farm is a farm attraction with lots of animals to see and feed. There are often special events happening too, such as Horse Day, Be a Farmer Day, Haunted Halloween and Santa's Grotto at Christmas!
Church Farm Thurstaston (8 miles)
Church Farm Thurstaston is a farm with over 120 animals to see, an indoor beach, tractor rides, barrel train rides, crazy golf and an adventure playground. With stunning views across the Dee Estuary, organic farm shop, coffee shop and ice cream parlor.
Hilbre Islands (8 miles)
Hilbre Islands 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.
Wacky Warehouse Game Bird (8 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Game Bird Their patented standard of indoor fun and frolics, attached to a family restaurant. Recently refurbished with more fun features than ever.
Hough Green Park (9 miles)
Hough Green Park An attractive Green Flag awarded park with junior and infant playgrounds, an interactive water feature, green space, tennis court and multi-use games area.
Silly Billys Indoor Playcentre (9 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.
National Waterways Museum (9 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.
Charleys Ceramics (9 miles)
Charleys Ceramics 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...
Crafty Fingers Craft Classes (9 miles)
Crafty Fingers Craft Classes Classes range from cupcake making, art classes, weaving and braiding, card making and we also change the themes during the year to coincide with seasonal events.
Farmer Teds Farm Park (10 miles)
Farmer Teds Farm Park Large farm geared around children with loads of lovely animals to meet, tractor rides, demonstrations, huge indoor and outdoor adventure areas, pedal go karts, sandpit, climbing frames, and much more! Fun whatever the weather.
Crazy Town (10 miles)
Crazy Town 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!
Widnes Superbowl at The Hive (10 miles)
Widnes Superbowl at The Hive Leisure Centre, Tenpin Bowling, Children’s Soft Play area “Crazy Club”, Quasar Elite, Sports Bar, Video Arcade, English and American Pool tables.
China Butterfly Craft Centre (10 miles)
China Butterfly Craft Centre Offers over 15 different creative activities for you to choose from including pottery painting, mosaics, jewellery making, glass decorating, card making, potters wheel and much more. Open 7 days a week, we have activities suitable for all ages from toddlers right through to adults.
Darkstar Laser (11 miles)
Darkstar Laser Offers intense, all-out, ultimate laser tag combat gaming in their huge, atmospheric multi-level 'Hex' arena! No mess, no fuss, no contact: just zapzapzap!
Playdays Cafe (11 miles)
Playdays Cafe is an indoor soft play centre and cafe. Let your children run, jump, crawl and climb while you sit back and relax with a coffee and a snack.
Silver Blades at The Hive (11 miles)
Silver Blades at The Hive Family friendly ice rink within the leisure centre, offering a good variety of session types and lessons. Additional Dinky Rink caters for kiddie clubs, birthday parties and their excellent Parent Toddler Session with ride on bikes and cars on the ice!
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port (11 miles)
Vue Cinema - Ellesmere Port 16 screens, a games room, Baskins and Robbins ice cream and is set near several different restaurants and bars.
Tenpin Cheshire Oaks (11 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 (11 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!
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre (11 miles)
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre Where science and technology come alive through a host of interactive exhibits and hands-on displays. Our award winning centre has three galleries to explore including the glass walled rooftop Observatory reached by the scenic glass lift. Science has never been so much fun!
Blue Planet Aquarium (11 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.
Jump Nation Runcorn (11 miles)
Jump Nation Runcorn is Jump Nation's third indoor trampoline park and features 139 trampolines, tumble tracks, Bubble Jump, Dunk Nation basketball and much more.
Jellybeans Widnes (11 miles)
Jellybeans Widnes Features include a huge multi level soft play area, special spooky room, wavy astro slide and super sports ball zone, indoor climbing wall, electric go kart track and crazy golf! Awesome!
Formby Nature Reserve (12 miles)
Formby Nature Reserve Home to one of the last great colonies of red squirrels in Great Britain, and boats endangered species such as the Natterjack Toad and the Northern Dune Tiger Beetle.
Formby Beach (12 miles)
Formby Beach An unspoilt wilderness of a beach, run by the National Trust and with a nature reserve adjacent. Not the best choice if you're looking to swim etc., but lovely for exploring.
Halton Miniature Railway (12 miles)
Halton Miniature Railway Known throughout the world to all enthusiasts, this track has a gauge of 7 and a quarter inches, and operates a passenger service in the Town Park.
Runcorn Ski Centre (12 miles)
Runcorn Ski Centre A small outdoor dry ski run, with 90m, 40m, and 30m slopes with 3 lifts servicing, also offering lessons.
Yellow Sub (12 miles)
Yellow Sub Multiple adventure play frames, kids' football arena, a special toddler play area, dedicated party rooms with animated walls and more besides! Plus a new sensory room coming soon!
Velocity Trampoline Park (12 miles)
Velocity Trampoline Park over 160 connected trampolines which includes 90 in the free jump zone, a foam filled pit for stunt jumps, slam dunk basketball hoops and extreme dodgeball! With special toddler sessions too!
The Jungle (12 miles)
The Jungle Warrington’s award winning indoor play and party centre is now open in Skelmersdale too. Swing, jump, climb and slide through the multi level play areas, take part in the many additional activities on offer, book a wild party and then relax in the 5 star Jungle Express Cafe.