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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cheshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 996 fun things to do in Cheshire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Chester, Crewe and Ellesmere Port. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 728 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Cheshire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Cheshire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

Find your perfect day out

Go Ape Delamere

  • Northwich
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Find your peak at Go Ape Buxton, the Peak District’s ultimate adventure destination! It’s one of the highest Go Ape courses in the whole of the UK, s...

Blue Planet Aquarium3.1666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Grab your band of ocean explorers for a daring expedition at Blue Planet Aquarium. Dive above and below the waves and see what you can see... in the...

Tots Tower

  • Winsford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tots Tower in Winsford is a safe space for little kids (under 5) to play and explore. At this lovely, family-run indoor play centre your tots will re...

UA Trampoline Park

  • Winsford
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Jumping up and down on a small, enclosed trampoline in your back garden is only good for seeing what next door's up to. So dump that and get yourself...

Polar Palace

  • Winsford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Come and experience the Polar Adventure where there are 3 levels of amazing fun. Try the giant astra ski slide, play in the sports zone, whizz around...

Cheshire Falconry

  • Northwich
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Tucked inside Blakemere Craft Centre the Cheshire Falconry facility offers a fantastic range of special interactive experiences with their owls and b...

Barnabys Playbarn

  • Northwich
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

For pre walkers the friendly folks at Barnaby's have a soft play area with squashy bricks and developmental toys ideal for smalls. Then there's also...

Blakemere Village

  • Northwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Blakemere Village has plenty to see and do, making it a great place for a family day out, as there is something for everyone, from a number of boutiq...



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ODEON Northwich Barons Quay

  • Northwich
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Whether your brood are classic film fans or simply love a good popcorn flick, there’s plenty to see at ODEON Northwich Barons Quay. With 5 screens of...

Anderton Boat Lift

  • Northwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Anderton Boat Lift is literally a huge machine to lift boats from one river into another, it's so very much more exciting to see at work than the...

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Cotebrook
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Set in 50 acres in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside, Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre and Countryside Park offers a delightful natural ran...

Vale Royal Falconry Centre

  • Acton Bridge
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Vale Royal Falconry Centre provides the perfect setting for a fun and educational day out in the countryside for families and friends to experience b...

Fuzzy Eds Salt Cellar5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Middlewich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fuzzy Ed's at the Salt Cellar offers its much loved trademark standard of Fuzzoid based adventure play with indoor facilities for children up to 4ft...

Delamere Forest

  • Delamere
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for a fun idea for your next family outing? Why don’t you venture into the heart of nature with a trip to Delamere forest. The selection of e...

Sandstone Trail

  • Chester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sandstone Trail is perfect if you enjoy stretching your legs as the Trail stretches for 34 miles (55km!) across the county of Cheshire, which is stil...

Holly Tree Riding School

  • Plumley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Holly Tree Riding School and Equestrian Centre has been going for 50 years now, so they must be doing something right! They describe themselves as sm...

E-Scape

  • Preston Brook
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

E-Scape is the aptly named outdoor adventure centre with super modern electric motorcycles and two purpose built tracks for some thrilling off road r...

Manchester Wizard's Spellbook Treasure Hunt

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you want to add something special to your family day out, look no further! The Wizard’s Spellbook Treasure Hunt in Manchester is a self-guided tou...

The Liverpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A crack team of scouse sleuths have been on the case of murder most foul, but with no suspects in sight, they can’t just ‘Let it be’! Will you help t...

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park4.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Tarporley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Handsome Beeston Castle in Tarporley, Cheshire is also known locally as The Castle Of The Rock. Active families can climb to the top of this impressi...

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