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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Helsby

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 830 fun things to do in Helsby 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 – 593 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Helsby 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 Helsby 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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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...

Castle Park House and Gardens5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Frodsham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Castle Park House and Gardens in Frodsham is an attractive historic park with 9 hectares of Green Flag awarded grounds offering a mixture of formal g...

The CraftBox

  • Frodsham
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

What’s a visit to The CraftBox like? Well, as the team say, “It’s what you make of it.” So with canvas, ceramics, decopatch and more, make it as crea...

The Crafty Paint Pod

  • Widnes
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Let your creative juices loose at The Crafty Paint Pod studio. They’re family and pet-friendly so bring the whole team along.  Children can try...

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...

Halton Miniature Railway4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Runcorn
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Halton Miniature Railway is known throughout the world to all enthusiasts, this railway system is staffed by volunteers. It has a track gauge of 7 an...

Runcorn Ski Centre

  • Runcorn
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Runcorn Ski Centre is a small outdoor dry ski run, with 90m, 40m, and 30m slopes with 3 lifts servicing. Lessons start from only £6 for juniors, and...



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Dizzy Dragons

  • Runcorn
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The dual level heavily themed castle playframe is an expectedly tasteful one with a delightful colour scheme that's easy on the eyes and adds to the...

Cineworld Runcorn

  • Runcorn
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Be transported to a world of action, thrills and adventure with a family-friendly movie screening at Cineworld Runcorn. Share the magic of the big sc...

Inflata Nation Cheshire

  • Runcorn
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Inflata Nation Cheshire is an inflatable theme park, packed with awesome activities that will get fun lovers of all ages moving. Have a go at Inflata...

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...

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

  • 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

  • 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...

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...

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...

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...

Phoenix Park Runcorn

  • Runcorn
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Phoenix Park is a Green Flag awarded public space, free to use, which which offers much to do for all ages... For active kids there is a climbing bou...

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre

  • Widnes
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Catalyst is an interactive science centre whose aim is to make science exciting and accessible to people of all ages and abilities. At weekends and d...

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