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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Ellesmere Port

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 778 fun things to do in Ellesmere Port for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 561 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Ellesmere Port 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 Ellesmere Port 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!

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Blue Planet Aquarium

Blue Planet Aquarium3 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...

Outside view of National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port

National Waterways Museum

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

With its stunning location on the banks of the Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal, extensive in-door displays, boat trips and historic buildings, t...

Outside view of Charleys Ceramics in Ellesmere Port

Charleys Ceramics

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Charleys Ceramics is a craft workshop where you and all of the family can spend a few relaxing hours being creative, producing a unique painted item...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Cheshire Oaks

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

It's showtime! Jump into movie magic at Vue Cheshire Oaks, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to hilarious comedies an...

Tenpin Cheshire Oaks

Tenpin Cheshire Oaks

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

To celebrate a birthday or simply precious family time, Tenpin Cheshire Oaks has plenty to keep the whole team entertained. In this case, plenty incl...

Freedome

Freedome

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Freedome gives bouncers the freedom to dive, duck and jump for as long as they can stay standing. Freestyle is waiting on the central court where the...

Girl playing on trampoline at Flip Out Chester

Flip Out Chester5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Chester
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Flip Out Chester is one of the world’s biggest trampoline park. Where better to get bouncing? Hundreds of trampolines are interconnected across a hug...

Baby elephants at Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Chester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Chester Zoo is a world-class hub for wild and wonderful animals. With over 21,000 endangered and exotic creatures, 500 species and 125 acres of islan...

Two people jumping at Air Unlimited in Liverpool

Air Unlimited Trampoline and Inflatable Park

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Want to keep the whole family entertained for hours, no matter the weather? All you need is an adrenaline-boosting session at Air Unlimited Trampolin...

A group of kids doing a Forest Segway at Go Ape

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...

A family looking around a corner at an Escape Hunt room

Escape Hunt Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Time for a family escape! Gather your puzzle-solving team and try to beat the clock at one of the family-friendly escape rooms at Escape Hunt Liverpo...

Girl bowling at Superbowl

Superbowl UK Widnes

  • Widnes
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Want to teach the kids to bowl? Superbowl UK Widnes offers 16 lanes of tenpin bowling with the latest automatic scoring and entertainment features to...

Outside view of Speke Hall in Liverpool

Speke Hall

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A stunning Tudor mansion house built by the prominent 16th century Norris family became the comfortable Victorian home of the Watts. Find out how! Sp...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

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...

PLAY sign at Blacon Adventure Playground in Chester

Blacon Adventure Playground

  • Chester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Let your child’s imagination run wild at this unique playground and farming experience. At the Blacon Adventure Playground City Farm children are inv...

Cineworld Speke

Cineworld Speke

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Immerse into the wondrous world of cinematic adventures with the latest family-friendly films at Cineworld Speke. Share the magic of the big screen w...

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

All aboard the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise! Enjoy a 50 minute cruise, take in the iconic views of Liverpool's waterfront and learn all about L...

People on trampolines at Jump 2 It Deeside in Shotton

Jump 2 It Deeside

  • Shotton
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Jump 2 It Deeside has 12,500 sq. ft of trampolines for kids to bounce, bop and bound all over . They’re the first park of their kind in North Wales a...

Cafe seating area at Funky Town in Chester

Zippy's Playworld

  • Chester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Zippy's Playworld caters for children aged between 0 to 10 with everything from baby sensory rooms, ball pits, climbing frames, huge wavy slides, tod...

Party room at Funtown Liverpool

Funtown Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Funtown Liverpool Based in the heart of Liverpool, Funtown combines the ultimate soft play experience for children with our wholesome family restaura...

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