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Family Days Out near to Prestwich
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Heaton Park (1 miles)
Prestwich
Heaton Park is a great Animal Centre, two dedicated children's play areas providing a range of activities for children aged from 3 years up to 14 years, rowing boats, tram rides, pitch and putt and more.
Heaton Park Golf Centre (1 miles)
Prestwich
Heaton Park Golf Centre Voted "Best Municipal Golf Course of the Year" in both GolfPunk (Jan/Feb 06) and Esquire (Aug 06) Magazines. 18-hole Championship Golf Course - 18-hole par-3 pitch and putt course - Junior Golf Development Academy
The Funhouse (2 miles)
Swinton
The Funhouse With multi level main frame and enclosed toddler zone, plus electric go karts and the games area with air hockey and pool tables. Also do parties!
Monolos (3 miles)
Manchester
Monolos is an Halal American Diner complete with a indoor play centre. We also boast a Xbox Gaming zone and toddler area. We offer diners the experience of having a relaxing meal whilst the kids run wild and enjoy themselves
Funtastic Play Centre (3 miles)
Radcliffe
Funtastic Play Centre Indoor Play Centre. 0 to 10 years. Play frames, Slides, Trampolines, Ball pools, fabulous elevated Sports Court, Toddlers area, Cafe, Meal Deals, Parties, Parking, Holiday Club and much more. Specifically designed from a parent’s point of view.
Museum of Transport (3 miles)
Cheetham
Museum of Transport 100 years of public transport history from a horse bus of 1890 to the prototype Metrolink tram of 1990.
Jungle Mayhem (3 miles)
Radcliffe
Jungle Mayhem Indoor soft play centre suitable for ages 0 to 11. Fantastic soft play frame including 4 lane slide and ball pool with suction tubes and ball shower! Separate baby and toddler area with Little Tykes Cars. Sports Zone and Dance Machine!
Kids Play Area at Rock Over Climbing (3 miles)
Manchester
Kids Play Area at Rock Over Climbing is a new kids' play area in Central Manchester, with two great slides, a castle, tunnels and dozens of toys to play with. Bring the kids down for free until Christmas. After Christmas it’s still fantastic value to bring the kids!
Rock Over Climbing (3 miles)
Manchester
Rock Over Climbing They offer packages for all including those aimed at young people that introduce all the basic safety and climbing techniques allowing children of almost any age to participate, learning how to have fun while developing their physical ability at the same time.
Wacky Warehouse - Paper Mill (3 miles)
Bury
Wacky Warehouse - Paper Mill Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
National Football Museum (3 miles)
Manchester
National Football Museum Experience the world's greatest sport at the National Football Museum. Whether you’re planning a casual stop with your family or a young fan's special treat, they want you to enjoy your visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.
IMAX Manchester (4 miles)
Manchester
IMAX Manchester An IMAX film is a futuristic ride of adventure and spectacular 2D and 3D effects, taking you through the cinema screen and into the heart of the action.
The Peoples History Museum (4 miles)
Manchester
The Peoples History Museum This social history museum chronicles the lives of Manchester's working people during the past one hundred years. They have specifically family friendly exhibits which change monthly, but otherwise definitely an educational visit, so check our local listings and follow up with something fun to reward...
Toybox Carvery and Funbox Playbarn (4 miles)
Manchester
Toybox Carvery and Funbox Playbarn 3 levels of play cage fun inside this family friendly Carvery restaurant plus a small outdoor play area too for when the weather is good.
Chinese Arts Centre (4 miles)
Manchester
Chinese Arts Centre Now known as the The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art this is a sensory explosion of diverse exhibitions that will captivate and stun. Family Day offers extra access and art activities! Also the site of Redeye.
Greater Manchester Police Museum (4 miles)
Manchester
Greater Manchester Police Museum Imagine stepping back in time to a Victorian Manchester, a hidden city of gas lamps and narrow alleys, of slums and unruly alehouses: someone had to uphold the law! History is brought back to life at the Police Museum.
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester (4 miles)
Manchester
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester is a refrigerated unit running through a climbing shop's 2 floors. Inside at a constant -12°C an 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.
Manchester Treasure Trail (4 miles)
Manchester
Manchester Treasure Trail Treasure Trails' treasure hunts are a fantastic way to explore a new town or village whilst enjoying a fun walk in the fresh air. Follow the trail, solve the clues and see the sights!
Museum of Science and Industry (4 miles)
Manchester
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 Spy Mission Treasure Trail (4 miles)
Manchester
Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail Treasure Trails' treasure hunts are a fantastic way to explore a new town or village whilst enjoying a fun walk in the fresh air. Follow the trail, solve the clues and see the sights!
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK (4 miles)
Salford
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK Kids can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK (4 miles)
Salford
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK Kids age between 6 and 11 years can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.
Manchester Art Gallery (4 miles)
Manchester
Manchester Art Gallery Art Gallery with lots on offer for families, including the interactive Clore Art Studio, free family friendly resources and facilities and a popular cafe which offers childrens meals.
LomoWall Manchester (4 miles)
Manchester
LomoWall Manchester 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!
Manchester Bus Tours (4 miles)
Manchester
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.
Snakes and Slides (4 miles)
Middleton
Snakes and Slides The play centre has dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors, a spacious area to play football and basket ball and a brand new children's go kart track!
Salford Watersports Centre (4 miles)
Salford
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.
The Lowry (4 miles)
Salford Quays
The Lowry is a spectacular waterside building housing theatres, galleries, restaurant, cafe bars, gift shop and Tourist Information Centre. Visitors can enjoy guided tours, the Meet Mr Lowry film, work by Britain¬ôs most popular artist alongside contemporary art plus a wealth of fabulous theatre...
IWM North (4 miles)
Manchester
IWM North Part of the Imperial War Museum, IWM North brings to life stories of how war has shaped lives over the past century. A varied programme of events, activities and hands-on interactive displays makes the subject matter accessible to all ages.
Imperial War Museum North (4 miles)
Manchester
Imperial War Museum North A museum presenting a fascinating timeline of 20th century conflict, giving a good sense of a history of modern war and wartime experiences. Lots of interactive displays to enjoy. Free to visit.
The Fusilier Museum (4 miles)
Bury
The Fusilier Museum Home to the collection of the XX Lancashire and Royal Regiment Fusiliers, commemorating in total over 300 years of history and heritage.
Projekts Indoor Skatepark (4 miles)
Manchester
Projekts Indoor Skatepark Under cover skatepark with well maintained, classic features to practice or show off on, depending on your skill level! No posted lower age limit, parental supervision required.
Go Wild Bury (4 miles)
Bury
Go Wild Bury Features include 3 lane astraslide, a helter skelter slide, canon ball shooters, ball pool, spinning poles, rope bridges, toddler area with own special features, and great CCTV coverage so you can truly keep an eye on hem.
Land of Play (4 miles)
Trafford Park
Land of Play A stimulating, safe, fun, healthy recreation area for children of all age groups, creating an atmosphere for pantomime and make believe.
Manchester City FC Experience (4 miles)
Miles Platting
Manchester City FC Experience combines the rich sporting history of Manchester City Football Club with a 90 minute tour of the awe inspiring City of Manchester Stadium.
East Lancashire Railway (4 miles)
Bury
East Lancashire Railway The service operates historic steam trains from Rawtenstall to Heywood passing over viaducts and through tunnels.There are special events throughout the year, such as Santa Specials and Friends of Thomas the Tank Engine.
Daytona Karting (5 miles)
Trafford Park
Daytona Karting 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.
National Cycling Centre (5 miles)
Manchester
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.
Manchester Aquatics Centre (5 miles)
Ardwick
Manchester Aquatics Centre The fantastic venue purpose built for the Commonwealth Games. There are special family sessions which offer a calm and enjoyable environment to develop skills and confidence in.
Manchester United Museum and Tour (5 miles)
Old Trafford
Manchester United Museum and Tour Come and see for yourself why more than 200,000 people, every year, visit the Museum of this once great team.
Aerial Extreme Manchester (5 miles)
Manchester
Aerial Extreme Manchester 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!
AMF Bury (5 miles)
Bury
AMF Bury Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
The Manchester Museum (5 miles)
Manchester
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...
Lancaster Park and Animal Farm (5 miles)
Oldham
Lancaster Park and Animal Farm is a children’s petting farm where children can meet, touch and feed the animals. We have a range of animals from horses and sheep to rabbits, chipmunks and many more. Play areas with swings, slides and children’s rides are dotted along a scenic nature walk.
Springfield Park Model Railway (5 miles)
Rochdale
Springfield Park Model Railway Model railway in a good sized park with a childrens play area, space for games and picnics, pond with geese and ducks to feed, football and cricket pitches plus tennis courts and outdoor gym.
Moses Gate Country Park (5 miles)
Bolton
Moses Gate Country Park This country park has loads to do including lakes, parkland, a visitors centre and a large play area with toddler and junior zones.
Wobbly Bobs (5 miles)
Bolton
Wobbly Bobs A state of the art fully fitted multi level play structure, featuring 3 lane waterfall astra slide, spiral tube slide, swing balls, aerial glide and loads more. With under 5 and toddler zones too.
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre (5 miles)
Bury
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre A multi sensory play centre with 3 specialist playrooms: soft play room, sensory room and interactive room. Hoists in all rooms as well as padded floors and walls so all abilities can come and play. 5 star graded cafe to enjoy lunch or a snack.
Legoland Discovery Centre (5 miles)
Manchester
Legoland Discovery Centre Step inside and it's like you have just jumped into the biggest box of Lego bricks ever! Enter Merlin's magical potion room and discover a Lego wizard's world of spells and sorcery. With over 2 million Lego bricks under one roof, what will you discover?
Beast Rampz Skatepark (5 miles)
Manchester
Beast Rampz Skatepark Boasting 27500 sq ft of urban indoor skate space plus wall rides and dedicated BMX section.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Prestwich 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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