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Family Days Out near to Rochdale
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Mischief Makers (< 1 mile)
Rochdale
Mischief Makers Indoor play and party centre with a small baby section, toddler zone with ball pit, wobbly skittles and swing, and area for 5-11 year olds with 4 level play frame, astroslide, helter skelter and basketball court.
Strike Ten Bowl (1 miles)
Rochdale
Strike Ten Bowl is an 18 lane Ten Pin Bowling alley in Rochdale, with Laser Quest Arena, Diner serving hot and cold food, fully licenced Bar with big screen TV and Amusement Arcade.
Laser Quest Rochdale (1 miles)
Rochdale
Laser Quest Rochdale is a state of the art laser tag arena for zero contact laser battle! Plus 18 lane Ten Pin Bowling alley in Rochdale, Diner serving hot and cold food, fully licenced Bar with big screen TV and Amusement Arcade.
Roller City Rochdale (1 miles)
Rochdale
Roller City Rochdale is a family friendly 15,000 sq ft facility. A variety of session types available including roller derby.
Planet Play (3 miles)
Rochdale
Planet Play One of the largest and the longest established Childrens Indoor Play Centre in the area. Ride the dark slide into a sea of balls, shoot ball cannons, visit the spook room and glide on the runways. Perfect for Birthday parties with private rooms and non stop fun and games!
Tandle Hill Country Park (3 miles)
Royton
Tandle Hill Country Park 48 hectares of country park plus play area, cafe and countryside centre.
The Star Tree Studio (3 miles)
Littleborough
The Star Tree Studio is a childrenâs arts and crafts studio shop providing high quality, fun, educational art, craft and creative activities giving children opportunities to be creative, make a mess and learn something new. Activities to suit children age 16 months to 12 years, educational workshops and Create and Make...
Springfield Park Model Railway (3 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.
Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre (3 miles)
Littleborough
Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre Five zones for children to discover in this play centre including a large play frame, dedicated baby and toddler areas, sports zone including roller skating, cafe and you can buy shoes!
Sparkles Play Centre (4 miles)
Oldham
Sparkles Play Centre 3 level castle themed play area with huge ball pool and separate baby and toddler areas with their own ball pool and slide.
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.
Play Oldham (5 miles)
Oldham
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.
Play (5 miles)
Oldham
Play Play centre with a three storey play frame for juniors and a separate play area for toddlers and babies.
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!
Snakes and Slides (5 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!
Jungle Js Play and Party Centre (5 miles)
Chadderton Oldham
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!
Wacky Warehouse - Paper Mill (6 miles)
Bury
Wacky Warehouse - Paper Mill Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Tower Of Fun (6 miles)
Oldham
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!
Animal Quackers Park Farm (6 miles)
Bacup
Animal Quackers Park Farm A family run business aiming to bring your family the fun and enjoyment of animals: hugging, feeding and interacting with all of the residents of the farm. Plus play area and pony walks.
Go Wild Bury (6 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.
The Fusilier Museum (6 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.
Burrs Activity Centre (6 miles)
Bury
Burrs Activity Centre Canoeing - Archery -Kayaking - -Rafting - Climbing on the indoor climbing wall - -Abseiling - Team building and problem solving - Orienteering
East Lancashire Railway (6 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.
Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre (6 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.
Toybox Carvery and Funbox Playbarn (6 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.
Cheeky Chimps Childrens Play Centre (7 miles)
Oldham
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.
Heaton Park (7 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 (7 miles)
Prestwich
Heaton Park Golf Centre Features 18 each of pitch and putt or championship golf courses, plus First Tee Coaching Sessions available at their academy for ambitious kids! Absolutely loads to do in surrounding Heaton Park too.
Stonerig Raceway (7 miles)
Oldham
Stonerig Raceway is a scalextric Attraction that has 7 large themed tracks you can race round each track offers different challenges. All the tracks are computerized with great features like F1 starting grid, recorded speed, and lap counting false start detection; there is plenty to keep you entertained.
Jungle Mayhem (7 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!
Bouncers Play Centre (8 miles)
Diggle
Bouncers Play Centre An exercise oriented play facility with loads of trampolines and gymnastic play equipment! Exhausting features include trapeze bars, climbing walls, gigantic bouncy slides and a dedicated Little Tykes' Play Corner. Cool!
Wacky Warehouse - Old Cobblers Inn (8 miles)
Rossendale
Wacky Warehouse - Old Cobblers Inn Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Funtastic Play Centre (8 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.
Ski Rossendale (8 miles)
Rawtenstall
Ski Rossendale Dry Ski Slope offering skiing and snow boarding session and lessons for all ages and ability levels. Kids' Club held every Saturday morning, with classes for 2 different age groups. A great outdoor activity for all the family to enjoy!
Daisy Nook Country Park (8 miles)
Oldham
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!
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum (9 miles)
Rossendale
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum Discover how raw wool and cotton were traditionally transformed into cloth, learn Lancashire's part in the Industrial Revolution, and see the giant waterwheel work!
Monolos (9 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
Museum of Transport (9 miles)
Cheetham
Museum of Transport 100 years of public transport history from a horse bus of 1890 to the prototype Metrolink tram of 1990.
Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre (9 miles)
Marsden
Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre Occupies a unique spot in the heart of the Pennine countryside. More importantly, it is the longest canal tunnel in Britain and makes a perfect family day out in Yorkshire.
Bizzy Bouncers (9 miles)
Tameside
Bizzy Bouncers Fully inflatable indoor play centre, offering a unique spin on indoor play.
The Skate Station (9 miles)
Ashton-Under-Lyne
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.
Runamok (9 miles)
Rossendale
Runamok Multicoloured multitiered adventure soft play with dedicated baby play area and cafe.
Curly Whirleez (9 miles)
Bolton
Curly Whirleez 4 level play frame, separate toddler area, cafe, gymnastics room, sports lounge, sports court, fitness for kids, 4 Party Rooms and much, much more!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Manchester (9 miles)
Manchester
AMF Hollywood Bowl Manchester Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
National Cycling Centre (9 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.
The Fun Depot (9 miles)
Ashton-Under-Lyne
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.
Manchester City FC Experience (10 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.
Kids Play Area at Rock Over Climbing (10 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 (10 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.
Portland Basin Museum (10 miles)
Ashton-under-Lyne
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.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Rochdale 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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