If you know any other great things to do in South Shore for kids not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Family Days Out near to South Shore
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Adrenalin Zone (< 1 mile)
Blackpool
Adrenalin Zone Exhilarating rides that will leave your stomach behind. Experience the feeling of free flight, walking on air and fun with these exciting activities. One for the thrill seekers.
Karting 2000 Raceway (< 1 mile)
Blackpool
Karting 2000 Raceway A fun karting venue, with electronic lap timing and an exciting floodlit track. Activities for all the family, including private track hire, plus a number of birthday packages for different age groups.
Sandcastle Waterworld (< 1 mile)
Blackpool
Sandcastle Waterworld A fantastic tropical adventure full of heart-stopping rides, water chutes with undulating twists and turns, cascading water features and tranquil glittering pools. 18 major features!
Blackpool Ice Arena (< 1 mile)
Blackpool
Blackpool Ice Arena Discover a COOL way to spend your day at the purpose built 455 sq m ice rink with theatre seating so those who don't wish to participate in skating can watch in comfort. The Arena also has a smaller ice rink - the Arosa Ice Rink at over 4.6 sq m which is available for public skating and private hire.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach (< 1 mile)
Blackpool
Blackpool Pleasure Beach There's something for everyone at Pleasure Beach with over 125 breathtaking rides, attractions and shows including the spectacular Hot Ice Show. Top thrill rides include the Big One, the UK's tallest fastest rollercoaster. Nickenodeon Land with amazing rides and attractions for all ages including...
Madame Tussauds Blackpool (< 1 mile)
Blackpool
Madame Tussauds Blackpool Prepare to be starstruck as you meet a variety of celebrity wax figures from royalty to singers and sports stars. You will be amazed at these realistic models. Free phone app available to enhance your visit.
Blackpool Sea Life Centre (< 1 mile)
Blackpool
Blackpool Sea Life Centre Blackpool Sea Life is the must see aquarium in the North-West. Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 1,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, turtles, rays and sea horses, SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience the wonders of underwater...
Jungle Jims (1 miles)
Blackpool
Jungle Jims A truly unusual and impressive play facility with an Incan Theme throughout, featuring extensive atmospheric play structures, pirate and dragon galleons plus interactive treasure quest game! It's so good you can be up to 15!
Blackpool Model Village (1 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool Model Village Ranging from Scottish Castles to Cornish Fishing Villages plus a working train, this is 2.5 acres of really well done miniatures intersected with landscaped walkways. Kids' quiz available too!
1st Bowl Blackpool (1 miles)
Blackpool
1st Bowl Blackpool Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Planet Kaos (1 miles)
Blackpool
Planet Kaos Outer space themed play area with 2 floors of fun equipment where you can fly a rocket and peek through observation pods, or moon walk on a trampoline! Plus alien mascot, great baby facilities and private party rooms.
Laser Quest Blackpool (1 miles)
Blackpool
Laser Quest Blackpool Exhilarating laser tag in a 21st century battle zone for ages 7 and up. Stalk your opponents through an exciting labyrinth in this futuristic game. Birthday party packages available.
Stanley Park (1 miles)
Blackpool
Stanley Park There is a dazzling array of family events and attractions from model boats to a children's shuttle train and a tremendous range of sports facilities.
Blackpool Treasure Trail (1 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool 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!
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon (2 miles)
Blackpool
Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant near Blackpool Airport so planes to spot too! Good disabled access.
Blackpool Zoo (2 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool Zoo is home to over 1500 animals of more than 400 species including big cats, giraffes, gorillas, elephants, orangutans and many more to visit. You can even meet 32 dinosaurs in their superb prehistoric gardens.New indoor play barn too. Great idea for family days out in Lancashire.
Aardvark Adventure Playbarn (2 miles)
Blackpool
Aardvark Adventure Playbarn A brand new indoor play area, on a 3 level play frame. Includes a 4 lane tiger slide, a zebra tube slide, ball pool with ball shower, football goals, basketball court, climbing frames, walkways, walk of faith, sensory area and much, much more.
Blackpool Laser Tag (2 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool Laser Tag Fancy a game of hide and seek? In the dark? With laser guns? This is your place then! Totally safe, totally pretend, yet still totally awesome, laser tag is like a living computer game with rather more exercise involved!
Ramp City (2 miles)
Blackpool
Ramp City A 29,000 square foot indoor skatepark boasting a terrific number of high quality features including the only wooden indoor fullpipe in the UK! They also regularly welcome bikes.
Funtastic Play (3 miles)
St Annes on Sea
Funtastic Play A 2,000 sq ft adventure play facility including main climbing maze with toddler zone, kiddie kart track, football zone and dedicated special needs sessions! Plus themed party rooms.
Wacky Warehouse - Outside Inn (3 miles)
Blackpool
Wacky Warehouse - Outside Inn Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Pleasingly unusual pub themed around the outside, indoors!
Harrys (3 miles)
St Annes
Harrys Three separate gorgeous play areas for juniors and pre-schoolers aged up to 10 years and babies from 6 months to explore.
MiniLinks Lytham St Annes (4 miles)
St Annes
MiniLinks Lytham St Annes - is a wonderful outdoor golf facility that suits all ages and abilities with exciting activities including CrazyGolf, entertaining GrassPutting or for the more adventurous, the MiniLinks.
Thingamajigz (4 miles)
Poulton le Fylde
Thingamajigz 6,400 square feet of terrific fun including slides, ball pits and tunnels; sports zone; pre-school play areas and a quiet down area for younger adventurers.
Park View 4U Playing Fields (5 miles)
Lytham St Annes
Park View 4U Playing Fields An exciting fully inclusive three generational play area including: an imaginative toddler area, a teenzone with challenging equipment, a multi use games area, a state of the art skate park and large BMX track, a fitness trail, gym equipment for senior citizens, a woodland walk and story area.
Lytham Hall (5 miles)
Lytham
Lytham Hall Stately hall set in 80 acres of mature country park; trails through the woods; cycling and picnics in the park with plenty of space to play safely; free entry to the country park Monday to Friday.
Fylde Society of Model Engineers (5 miles)
Thornton Cleveleys
Fylde Society of Model Engineers run a miniature railway on the playing fields adjoining Marsh Mill. Trains run Sunday and bank holiday afternoons throughout the year (weather permitting). All rides are free, donations most welcome. Live steam and electric locos on 3 different gauge tracks are used to haul trains of up to 15 passengers.
Jubilee Ice Arena (6 miles)
Cleveleys
Jubilee Ice Arena Offering a family oriented ice skating experience with varying session types and lessons available plus pro shop.
Lytham St Annes Beach (6 miles)
Lytham St Annes
Lytham St Annes Beach Donkey rides on the sand, a renovated Victorian Pier, children's playgrounds, Lytham's famous green windmill, cafes, ice cream parlours and municipal gardens: it's a place of irresistible old fashioned charm!
Madhatters Play Cafe and Party (6 miles)
Cleveleys
Madhatters Play Cafe and Party Soft play in a safe environment for children any age up to 11 years old. Madhatters has a large 4 level play frame, with slides, ball pool, puzzles, spinners and many more fun ways to keep children entertained.
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure (6 miles)
Lytham
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure Indoor Ropes Course for all the family. Our qualified instructors will lead you through a safety briefing and then fit you with a full body harness. Once clipped on you will have an hour to "play" with our 18 "in the air" obstacles. We also have an adventure soft play course for younger...
Farmer Parrs Animal World (7 miles)
Fleetwood
Farmer Parrs Animal World If ewe like animals ewe'll love Farmer Parrs! We have a large collection of farm and rare breed animals for you to meet. As well as a large museum and a pottery too. Animal shows, pony rides and tractor rides are included in our daily activities. We also have a play area, shop and cafe.
Fleetwood Museum (9 miles)
Fleetwood
Fleetwood Museum A lovely little museum that lets you explore the history and rich heritage of Fleetwood from its origins in the 19th Century. Interactive exhibitions plus a quiz to complete.
Beach and Marine Gardens (9 miles)
Fleetwood
Beach and Marine Gardens Crazy golf, adventure play, pitch and putt, trampolines, inflatable castle and paddling pool, all on the beachside.
Glazey Days (9 miles)
Fleetwood
Glazey Days Family friendly pottery studio who also offer children's parties. Unleash their creativity!
The Southport Treasure Trail (10 miles)
Southport
The Southport Treasure Trail Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Southport? Don’t just walk around aimlessly; follow the directions on this self guided themed Treasure Trail whilst hunting for the answers to the clues to locate the long lost treasure!
Premier Bowl and Laser Southport (10 miles)
Southport
Premier Bowl and Laser Southport Enjoy classic Tenpin Bowling and Experience our Laser zone in a comfortable environment, with friendly staff at great value. Kid's bowling aids available.
Premier Bowl and Laser Southport (10 miles)
Southport
Premier Bowl and Laser Southport Super laser tag arena ideal for beginners, with atmospheric special effects and awesome infra red equipment! Plus a family bowling lane and family dining options too.
Hesketh Park (10 miles)
Southport
Hesketh Park A wonderfully restored Victorian park with ornate fountains, healthy walks trails, mini golf and a number of different gardens. Peaceful and well laid out. Free to visit.
Playtown Southport (10 miles)
Southport
Playtown Southport is Southport’s biggest and best indoor play centre. The children can climb, slide, play football, roll around in the balls and have fun whilst parents and careers relax with a tasty drink or enjoy some delicious home cooked food. Meal deals, reduced grandparent entry and super saver passes available.
Model Railway Village (10 miles)
Southport
Model Railway Village It is not unusual for children to want to spend all day with their parents or grand parents at the Model Railway Village, just watching or following their favourite model train whilst it meanders around the 1.5 acres of beautiful miniature landscape.
Dunes Splash World (11 miles)
Southport
Dunes Splash World A wet and wild water park offering a fantastic family day out for all ages and abilities. With five fantastic rides, bubble spa, kids' play zone, poolside diner and our very own turtle, Murtle, you'll want to dive in and make a splash today!
The West Lancashire Light Railway (11 miles)
Hesketh Bank
The West Lancashire Light Railway The whole family can also enjoy a visit, with the short train ride behind coal fired steam locomotives dating from 1898.
Giggles Gym (12 miles)
Southport
Giggles Gym offers loads of active kids' fun in their multi level main play frame, multi sports area, special toddler section and a little tykes' car zone. They also do some really unique parties!
Fuzzy Eds at the Ancient Oak (12 miles)
Preston
Fuzzy Eds at the Ancient Oak Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
The Crafty Potter (12 miles)
Chorley
The Crafty Potter - is a pottery painting studio where children can paint from a wide range of pottery. We have three potters' wheels, pot pinching and coiling. We even have make a bear! Come fire your imagination with us.New crafts include glass painting, porcelain painting & Decopatch
Ribble Steam Railway (13 miles)
Preston
Ribble Steam Railway The Ribble Steam Railway on Chain Caul Road, Preston, is a family day out in the heart of Lancashire. The railway has been open to the public since September 2005. A visit to the site will not only give you the opportunity to travel along our 1½ mile dock and riverside line, but also access our...
Ainsdale Beach (13 miles)
Ainsdale
Ainsdale Beach Sandy, dune backed bathing beach boasting the oldest iron built pier in the country, with a nature reserve adjacent. Village with facilities nearby.
Windmill Animal Farm (14 miles)
Burscough
Windmill Animal Farm offers visitors the chance to experience the every day running of an actual working farm while still having the chance to watch, feed, touch and play with animals + lots of play areas and miniature railway.
Wacky Warehouse - Phantom Winger (14 miles)
Preston
Wacky Warehouse - Phantom Winger Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.

Thanks for all the great things to do in South Shore 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 Lancashire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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