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Things To Do & Days Out near Wigan
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AMF Wigan (< 1 mile)
AMF Wigan 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.
Quasar Wigan (< 1 mile)
Quasar Wigan Ultra modern hide and seek played with loads of opponents with infra red weaponry and vest sensors in an immersive and atmospheric arena. No bruises, no mess, just zapzapzap!
Wigan Roller Rink (< 1 mile)
Wigan Roller Rink offers classic family roller skating with a variety of sessions including themed music, rink games and family times.
Kidzone (< 1 mile)
Kidzone is now completely refurbished and known as Kidzone! Offering a spacious and well equipped toddler zone, exciting multi level mainframe, children's library, creative play sessions and multi themed activity days, this is the very definition of new and improved!
Ince Skatepark (1 miles)
Ince Skatepark A small but perfectly formed set of concrete ramps on tarmac base with a quarter pipe, flat bank and fun box, great for beginners and set in a simple park good for football or kite flying.
Wacky Warehouse - Red Robin (1 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Red Robin Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Gioco Play Centre (2 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.
Bizee Kidz (2 miles)
Bizee Kidz 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.
Haigh Country Park (2 miles)
Haigh Country Park Explore and enjoy 250 acres of stunning parkland, woodland and plantations using the well planned themed trails. Plus golf complex with epic 27 hole course for adults and crazy golf for the whole family.
Three Sisters Race Circuit (2 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.
Pipsqueaks Play Cafe (4 miles)
Pipsqueaks Play Cafe is small but well equipped offering dual level adventure climbing maze with fun features, toddler zone, organised activities and race car area.
The Craftwork Studio (4 miles)
The Craftwork Studio Now known as Craftwork Community Arts these guys still offer fun and creative workshops and craft sessions for all ages.
AirVault Trampoline Park (4 miles)
AirVault Trampoline Park A fun filled arena comprising 90 interconnected trampolines suitable for all ages, plus dodgeball, foam pit and slam dunk features!
Party and Play Funhouse (4 miles)
Party and Play Funhouse - is Bolton's largest indoor soft play centre with an outside adventure area. A family business established since 2007, we have extensive and varied play areas for children aged 1 to 12 years. We also have a cafe, sensory room, Go-karts, party room, baby facilities and lots more.
On Safari (5 miles)
On Safari Offers a lush safari themed multi level adventure play structure plus other features including a dedicated toddler zone and kiddie car area.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bolton (5 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bolton Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards to even the odds. Great family fun in all weathers, air conditioned with dedicated diner and play zones. Cool!
Wacky Warehouse - Bee Hive (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Bee Hive Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Air conditioned with new pirate themed menu!
Toyfields (6 miles)
Toyfields offers a huge 4 level play structure full of fun features plus dedicated baby and toddler zone with sensory room too. Loads of extra activities and loads of party options!
Go Ape Rivington (6 miles)
Go Ape Rivington The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Prendoolys (6 miles)
Prendoolys 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!
Playmates Childrens Play Centre (6 miles)
Playmates Childrens Play Centre An exciting indoor adventure playcentre and party venue for children under 9, where thereâs always lots to do and plenty of fun to be had!
Matchmoor Riding Centre (7 miles)
Matchmoor Riding Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons, scenic hacks and a recognised Pony Club.
The Pelican Centre (7 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! New developments coming soon!
Battlefield LIVE Pennine (7 miles)
Battlefield LIVE Pennine Authentic combat entertainment experience using military grade infrared gaming guns in a purpose built 10 acre battle arena. A number of ‘Missions’ available, including Team Deathmatch, and Zombie Survival! Suitable for ages 7 and older. Parties available.
Playdays Cafe (7 miles)
Playdays Cafe 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.
The Jungle (7 miles)
The Jungle Warrington’s award winning indoor play and party centre is now open in Skelmersdale too. Swing, jump, climb and slide through the multi level play areas, take part in the many additional activities on offer, book a wild party and then relax in the 5 star Jungle Express Cafe.
Darkstar Laser (7 miles)
Darkstar Laser 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!
The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery (7 miles)
The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery is a child friendly paint your own pottery studio where you can create treasured keepsakes and personalised gifts. There is pottery suitable for all ages. We sell a variety of small snacks and drinks too.
Moss Bank Park (8 miles)
Moss Bank Park Popular park with large play area for children, fairground rides, mini steam train, butterfly gardens and animal world exhibit.
Bolton Steam Museum (8 miles)
Bolton Steam Museum - is a great place for young children of all ages (3 to 93!) Our volunteers have rescued and restored 27 old stationary steam engines, some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Children love the sounds, smells and the huge wheels turning.
Queens Park (8 miles)
Queens Park Fabulous outdoor play park, sand, diggers, great climbing frames, mazes, sculptures, picnic areas and ducks in the lake.
Smithills Hall (8 miles)
Smithills Hall There are fine examples of historic architecture from Medieval, Tudor and Victorian features including the medieval Great Hall, Solar Room and Library. Set in charming formal gardens next to the West Pennine Moors so a nice educational stop mid hike!
Smithills Open Farm (9 miles)
Smithills Open Farm 25 varieties of animal and you can get up close to them because they are all "nice and well behaved". You can even feed them, and hold them, if you wish.
Bolton Museum Aquarium and Archive (9 miles)
Bolton Museum Aquarium and Archive We have an free admission Aquarium containing freshwater fish from all over the world plus a Library offering a wide range of books and computers with free internet access. We also have an extensive Museum collection for study and enjoyment.
Wacky Warehouse Game Bird (9 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.
LA Bowl Warrington (9 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!
Jump Warehouse (9 miles)
Jump Warehouse A whopping great series of interconnected trampolines for sedate cardio, stunt landing bags and kids' sessions with a slam dunk chaser! Woohoo!
Crafty Fingers Craft Classes (9 miles)
Crafty Fingers Craft Classes Classes range from cupcake making, art classes, weaving and braiding, card making and we also change the themes during the year to coincide with seasonal events.
The Jungle - Wild Play and Party (9 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.
Bolton Skatepark (9 miles)
Bolton Skatepark A smashing recent outdoor addition to Bolton with ramps, bowls, ledges, quarter pipes, jump boxes, banks, hubbas and rails!
Puddletown Pirates of Botany Bay (9 miles)
Puddletown Pirates of Botany Bay Indoor play centre with a mixture of ball pools, scramble nets, Skull Island feature frame and the giant galleon pirate ship!
Jump Xtreme Trampoline Park Bolton (9 miles)
Jump Xtreme Trampoline Park Bolton offers over 115 interlinking trampolines, a dodgeball court, tumble tracks, basketball slam dunk hoops, mini trampoline are for under 4s and an xtreme stunt airbag: try some new tricks! Not to forget a superb cafe for the parents!
Nevada Roller Rink (9 miles)
Nevada Roller Rink Classic family friendly roller skating rink for some fun, exercise and skill development.
Splashzone Warrington (9 miles)
Splashzone Warrington 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!
Gullivers World (9 miles)
Gullivers World is a family theme park designed especially for children between the ages of 2 and 13. Discover indoor play areas, roller-coasters, shows and unique attractions!
Nerf Zone (9 miles)
Nerf Zone is an indoor attraction for children aged 6 and over. Sharpen your aim in the target range and then put your skills to the test in our battle arena.
Splash Zone (9 miles)
Splash Zone is a popular indoor water factory based at Gulliver’s. Discover sprays, streams and wacky water features throughout. The attraction is suitable for children across all ages, especially toddlers.
Tiny Rockers (9 miles)
Tiny Rockers Multi level musical themed soft play for under 8s, with loads of fun features plus big and little keyboard slides. Sensory Room with soothing joys including a floor to ceiling fish tank and a range of daily activities offered for free!
Chorley Equestrian Centre (10 miles)
Chorley Equestrian Centre BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, scenic hacks, BHS qualification training and recognised Pony Club and associated events. Indoor and outdoor facilities plus extra activities and own a pony days for the school holidays: hooray!