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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

Bronte Parsonage Museum

  • Haworth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bronte Parsonage Museum in the Haworth Parsonage, was the home of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte from 1820 to 1861. The Bronte sisters were the aut...

Hollywood Bowl Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bowl until you drop - or rather until you fancy chomping on a burger or playing a few rounds of air hockey - all at Hollywood Bowl Derby. Amateurs or...

Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Take the whole family along at Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby, where there's an epic 12 screens showing the best new films, straight from Hollywood. Th...

Jump Inc Sheffield

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Jump Inc Sheffield does exactly what the title suggests - lets kids jump sky high on 26,000 sq ft of bouncy, bopping playground. With so much space t...

Showcase Walsall

  • Walsall
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Jump into movie magic at Showcase Walsall, where there's a whopping 12 screens showing everything your kids are begging you to take them to see. From...

West Shed Museum

  • Ripley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit the West Shed Museum: home to historic steam locomotives. Train enthusiasts will have plenty to get excited about, with films and hands on acti...

The Haworth Spy Mission Trail

  • Haworth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Beyond the cobbled streets and manicured lawns, a mystery is brewing in Haworth… Are you and your mini master detectives ready to expose the truth? E...

Les Cadeaux5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Les Cadeaux gives you the opportunity to be creative and paint your own pottery or make from clay in a friendly and relaxed environment. We also do w...



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National White Water Centre

  • Bala
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

The National White Water Centre is renowned for white water rafting and canoeing on the incredible River Tryweryn and opens its metaphorical doors to...

Colwyn Bay

  • Colwyn Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a dog friendly beach in North Wales? At Colwyn Bay, not only can you bring your furry pal to play, but your little ones will love running...

Adrenaline International Limited

  • Liversedge
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Looking for something all the kids will love? Look no further! At Adrenaline International Limited, your brood can bounce, play and game, and you can...

Diddy Middys

  • Cleckheaton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Diddy Middys is a fantastic family place to visit. We are a fully air conditioned play gym with lots of toys and games along with a great play struct...

Ponderosa Zoo4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Ponderosa Zoo has everything you could wish for, being home to over 120 animals and featuring multiple outdoor areas for your kids to discover. You...

Walsall Leather Museum

  • Walsall
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Walsall Leather Museum will help you and the kids to discover why Walsall was known as the capital of leather goods in Britain. It is free to visit,...

Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Children will have a great day out exploring the stunning surroundings of Worsbrough Mill and its 240 acre nature reserve. While taking a stroll they...

Rosliston Forestry Centre

  • Swadlincote
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Rosliston Forestry Centre lies at the heart of The National Forest, and is a woodland haven offering lots of opportunities for family fun, including...

Walsall Gala Baths

  • Walsall
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Walsall Gala Baths is a lovely place to take your little water-babies for a splashtastic time, with 2 different pools to choose from, plus a variety...

Alter Rock Indoor Climbing and Activity Centre

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Climb, swing and crawl at Alter Rock Indoor Climbing and Activity Centre. Let your kids get active for this day out where you can join in too. Take o...

Fylde Society of Model Engineers

  • Thornton Cleveleys
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Fylde Society of Model Engineers The St Georges Sports Field and sports centre cater for a variety of popular team and individual sports. The Marsh M...

Air Skate Park

  • Cleveleys
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

If the old ‘adage’ is true and heaven really is a halfpipe, then Air Skate Park is bound to be a pretty dreamy day out for your little skate stars! T...

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