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Things To Do & Days Out near Stockport
Staircase House (< 1 mile)
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!
Air Raid Shelters (< 1 mile)
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.
Hat Works (< 1 mile)
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.
Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre (< 1 mile)
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!
Zoom (< 1 mile)
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.
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport (< 1 mile)
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.
Brooklyn Ceramics (< 1 mile)
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.
Anchors Away (2 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.
Glen Jakes Riding School (2 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.
Marple Centre Play and Train (2 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!
Let Loose Soft Play (2 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.
Bramhall Park (3 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.
Wild Things (3 miles)
Wild Things Animal themed multi level adventure soft play with dedicated toddler zone and loads of fun features.
Fun Time Kids (3 miles)
Fun Time Kids If you're lucky you can bump into a giant kids' character whilst exploring the multi level play frame, or maybe they're playing in the multi sports court! Also offers additional classes from music and movement to toddler theatre!
Fuzzy Eds at The Bell House (3 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at The Bell House An indoor play building with a large number of games and play structure children under 4ft 9ins tall. We also hold Parent and Toddler sessions during the week. An excellent place to go for a good night out as the complex also has bowling, a cinema, health club, bingo and a Travel Lodge.
Tenpin Parrs Wood (3 miles)
Tenpin Parrs Wood is a bowling centre located in Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre. We have 28 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 a Costa Coffee.
Sector 7 Laser (3 miles)
Sector 7 Laser Pursue your enemies through swirling fog and semi darkness, armed with your trusty laser gun! Essentially hide and seek with infra red weaponry, harmless fun like living a computer a game!
Create It (3 miles)
Create It craft cafe offers creative fun for all the family with Paint-a-Pot and Decopatch activities, a fantastic party room for celebrations, evening sessions for grown-ups, a great range of gifts, drinks, snacks and specialises in silver imprint jewellery and clay imprints!
Bruntwood Park (3 miles)
Bruntwood Park Large Park with loads of recreational and sporting facilities and including a large play area, separate toddler play area, conservatory restaurant and refreshment kiosk.
Fuzzy Eds at the Band Stand (3 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!
Debdale Outdoor Centre (3 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!
Brookside Miniature Railway (4 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.
Happy Potter (4 miles)
Happy Potter Happy Potter is a unique ceramic-painting cafe that will inspire and enchant you.
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre (4 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 (4 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.
Donkey Sanctuary (4 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!
Etherow Country Park (4 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 (4 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 (4 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.
Wacky Warehouse - Waggon and Horses (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Waggon and Horses Adventure playground inside family restaurant, featuring mega play frame for older types to tackle, toddler zone for the smalls and drop in arts and crafts sessions.
Manchester Climbing Centre (5 miles)
Manchester Climbing Centre is a climbing centre in Manchester. We provide indoor and outdoor climbing. We offer Birthday Parties, Kids' Clubs, Taster Sessions and courses for adults and children. All this in a beautifully converted Victorian church with a mezzanine level cafe. Book Online!
Elizabeth Gaskells House (5 miles)
Elizabeth Gaskells House ELizabeth Gaskell's House is the beautifully restored home of the famous Victorian author and her family. There are exploration trails suitable for all ages and activities in each of our stunning Period Rooms. Also visit the Tea Room, Garden and current exhibition.
Dizzy Rascals Indoor Play Centre (5 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!
The Manchester Museum (5 miles)
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. Brilliant if you're looking for things to do in Manchester with kids!
Sky High Adventure (5 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.
Wythenshawe Park (5 miles)
Wythenshawe Park Loads to do with orienteering, football pitches, tennis courts, Horticultural Centre with Tropical Safari Walk, pitch and putt course, plus loads of differing woodland to explore.
Wythenshawe Park Farm (5 miles)
Wythenshawe Park Farm The Farm offers an exciting opportunity for children to learn about where food comes from and witness the hustle and bustle and all the elements of a working countryside farm within an urban setting. There is a play park and lots of other facilities as well.
Round The Twist (5 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 (5 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.
Manchester City FC Experience (5 miles)
Manchester City FC Experience Combine the rich sporting history of Manchester City Football Club with a 90 minute tour of the awe inspiring City of Manchester Stadium. A must for fans of all ages!
Projekts Indoor Skatepark (6 miles)
Projekts Indoor Skatepark Under cover skatepark with well maintained, classic features to practice or show off on, depending on your skill level! We run beginner sessions on Saturday and Sunday mornings 10am - midday for £5. Come along and have a go! We provide all equipment, pads and safety gear.
National Cycling Centre (6 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.
Pottery Corner (6 miles)
Pottery Corner Friendly pottery painting studio with loads of items to work with plus decoupage, silver clay, and seasonal activities or events.
Manchester Riding for the Disabled (6 miles)
Manchester Riding for the Disabled offers disabled and able bodied riding lessons for over 4s, menage, off road hacking and courses in stable management available.
Head Over Heels Fairytale Play (6 miles)
Head Over Heels Fairytale Play Offers 3 levels of soft play fun reaching a mind blowing 6.5m height. The fastest way to get down is on the fiery 3 lane astro slide: if you can make it past the Dragon! A funtastic way to exercise and meet new friends.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Manchester (6 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!
Anchorsawayplay (6 miles)
Anchorsawayplay Challenging state of the art playframe, with separate zone for babies and toddlers. Loads of activities and features to stimulate minds and bodies. Restaurant and café on site. 3 fantastic party rooms for celebrating special occasions.
Wacky Warehouse - Mottram Woods (6 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.
LomoWall Manchester (6 miles)
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 (6 miles)
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.