Skate Academy (< 1 mile)
A family run roller skating rink offering a pleasant and safe environment to have some fun and develop some skills.
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery (< 1 mile)
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery
Museum and Art Gallery with plenty for kids to do and see including a dinosaur, Time Tunnel for hands-on history, changing exhibitions, kids Crafternoons and, during 2013, the Childrens Museum exhibition where kids can see how life as a child has changed.
Warrington Quasar (< 1 mile)
Boasting an amazing 50,000 square feet of combat arena, this is the go to venue for hardened laser tag gamers looking for bigger and better! A zero contact war games with harmless lasers.
Fun2B (< 1 mile)
Is just what parents have been looking for â" an exciting and adventurous activity centre for 0-11years(height limit 4ft 9), combining fantastic play facilities with an excellent, healthy eating cafÃ©.
Jellybeans Warrington (< 1 mile)
Fantastic features include huge multi level soft play area plus indoor climbing wall, mini ten pin bowling lanes, amusements, slot racing track, ride in toddler vehicles with track and car wash and a spooky room... Cool!
Speedkarting Warrington (< 1 mile)
2 tracks including the UK's longest multi level indoor circuit, offering family friendly session types and race events for over 8s. All sessions include a full safety briefing and instruction, plus full safety equipment hire.
Giddy Kidz Party and Play Centre (< 1 mile)
Giddy Kidz Party and Play Centre
is a Warrington indoor soft play centre. It offers a fun environment where children play and have parties with friends and family. Activities like rhyme time, painting and baking are carried out daily. Parents can relax while enjoying a fresh coffee or freshly prepared meals from the menu and Wifi is free.
Gullivers World (2 miles)
A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
Splashzone Warrington (2 miles)
Ultimate indoor water factory filled with sprays, springs, spouts, spinners, streams and super slides, and heated to the perfect temperature. A number of 2 hour sessions available, with limited numbers to prevent overcrowding. Splashtastic parties catered for too!
The Jungle - Wild Play and Party (2 miles)
The Jungle - Wild Play and Party
boasts 3 great play areas. The main area includes a huge 13m, 4 lane waterfall effect astro slide, 2 great trampolines, ball pool, snake slide and much more.
LA Bowl Warrington (2 miles)
LA Bowl Warrington
Tenpin bowling, laser extreme combat tag and dodgem cars as well as family friendly dining and more. Gutter guards and ramps even the odds for the bowling kids!
Prendoolys (5 miles)
Designed from the ground up to deliver countless hours of family fun! With areas for babies, toddlers, juniors and parents everyone has a place here suited to them!
Wacky Warehouse Mascrat Manor (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Mascrat Manor
features a multi level adventure soft play frame with dedicated toddler zone, plus an outdoor adventure playground too. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens (5 miles)
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
A safe and friendly place to explore history and get close to nature! Explore and enjoy as a family - it's a museum, a garden, woodland, a nature haven, an art adventure and a peek into the past all rolled into one!
Phoenix Park (5 miles)
This Green Flag awarded park offers much to do for all ages including climbing boulders, an under 5s play area and an under 12s activity area plus a skatepark and visitors centre.
Jellybeans Widnes (6 miles)
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!
Stockley Farm (6 miles)
Hop on the tractor and trailer down to the farm for some hands on fun! Visit the baby animals plus join in at bottle feed time to give them a bottle of milk! You can also watch the cows being milked and see the bird of prey displays held on selected days. There are fabulous Indoor and outdoor play areas and...
Silver Blades at The Hive (6 miles)
Silver Blades at The Hive
Family friendly ice rink within the leisure centre, offering a variety of session types and lessons.
E-Scape (6 miles)
The UK's first electric off road riding centre welcomes over 6s for some revved up fun on the E-Scape bike fleet! Basics Training is essential, further training is available, all the safety gear is included: what else do you need to know? Off you go!
Widnes Superbowl at The Hive (6 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.
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre (6 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!
Treasure Island Soft Play (7 miles)
Treasure Island Soft Play
Pirate themed adventure soft play for the under 11s, with dedicated toddler area, pirate ship mainframe and jungle sports court.
Halton Miniature Railway (7 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 (7 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 (7 miles)
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!
Darkstar Laser (8 miles)
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 (8 miles)
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.
Hough Green Park (8 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.
Vale Royal Falconry Centre (8 miles)
Vale Royal Falconry Centre
is a new British birds of prey and wildlife visitor attraction set in the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Suitable for all ages, friends and families can experience these magnificent creatures up close and get involved in handling and flying these beautiful birds under direct supervision.
Three Sisters Race Circuit (8 miles)
Three Sisters Race Circuit
The Junior Kart blast experience caters for the younger customer. Driving one of our new SODI karts, these Light, Powerful and Fast machines guarantee you Speed 'n' Thrills as you race around the circuit. For over 11s.
Anderton Boat Lift (8 miles)
Anderton Boat Lift
Literally a huge machine to lift boats from one river into another, it's so much more exciting to see than the written word conveys! The exhibition has a high interactive content and an entertaining cinematic centrepiece.
Castle Park House and Gardens (9 miles)
Castle Park House and Gardens
Attractive historic park with a Green Flag award which, over nine hectares, offers a mixture of formal gardens, wooded areas and lawns, a large play area.
Carrington Riding Centre (9 miles)
Carrington Riding Centre
BHS approved facility offering lessons including a Parent Child class, plus scenic hacking, mechanical horse riding simulator and BHS qualification training.
CoCos Playbarn (9 miles)
The main play area consists of a large four level play frame sectioned off for different age groups, plus football area and party rooms.
Gioco Play Centre (9 miles)
Gioco Play Centre
The largest indoor soft play and party centre in Wigan. Multi-level with exciting features including a roller slide, tube slides, go kart track, football pitch, ball pools, sky glide and many more! Providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to 12 years.
Spaceworld Play Centre (9 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.
Tatton Park (9 miles)
Impressive historic estate with 1,000 acre deer park, featuring a Mansion, Gardens, Farm, and Old Hall to discover. There is also an adventure playground, a maze, and a number of trails to follow.
Wacky Warehouse Chesterway (10 miles)
Wacky Warehouse Chesterway
features a colourful adventure soft play experience spread over multiple levels plus dedicated toddler zone and beer garden. Attached to a family friendly restaurant.
Sk8 Madness (10 miles)
This 25,000 square foot skating facility has a beginners' rink, a recreational rink, and an aggressive skate park.
Knowsley Safari Park (10 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!
Aerial Extreme Knowsley (10 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!
The Pelican Centre (10 miles)
The Pelican Centre
offer standard, teaching and diving pools with regular 'fun and floats' sessions, kids' parties, and holiday activities. For toddlers the Swim Tots' session includes music and toys in a safe and controlled environment.
Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway (10 miles)
Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway
Also know locally as 'Chassen Park', this is especially worth visiting on a Sunday when the Urmston and District Railway Society operate a miniature train around the park.
Silver Blades Ice Rink (10 miles)
Silver Blades Ice Rink
There are different kinds of skating session at the rink, such as Public Skating, After Skool Skate, Chill Out, Disco Skate, Easy Skate, Disco Revival and Family Skate sessions.
Wacky Warehouse Game Bird (10 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.
Antz in your Pantz (10 miles)
Antz in your Pantz
Multi level adventure play, roller skating rink for kids, Batman themed laser tag, loads of regular classes and kiddie workshops plus more parties than you can shake a
Wigan Roller Rink (11 miles)
Wigan Roller Rink
offers classic family roller skating with a variety of sessions including themed music, rink games and family times.
Sandstone Trail (11 miles)
One of the finest and most popular long distance walks in North West England, which stretches from the ancient market town of Frodsham to Georgian Whitchurch in rural Shropshire. Free guides available online.
Bizee Kidz (11 miles)
Bright and welcoming multi level play frame for children 0 to 12 (approx), featuring designated areas for pre walkers and toddlers, boasts 4 lane astra slide, sports pitch, disco room and cafe.
AMF Wigan (11 miles)
offers 28 lanes all packing the auto scoring systems, the ball-rolling ramps and the pop up gutter guards plus a full range of ball sizes. Family tournament time! Plus quasar.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Warrington 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 Cheshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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