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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Ulverston, Cumbria

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 317 fun things to do in Ulverston for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 206 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Ulverston 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 Ulverston 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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Ford Park

  • Ulverston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ford Park has nine acres of open space and is loaded with activities for children of all ages. The natural playground, surround by grassy mounds, has...

Safari Zoo

  • Lindal in Furness
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Is it a Safari? Is it a Zoo? No! It’s a Safari Zoo! Here you come face to face with the free roaming animals. It's as close to nature as a day out ge...

Dalton Leisure Centre

  • Dalton-in-Furness
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dalton Leisure Centre's new poolside Splash Zone for kids has 16 fun features including the overhead tipping buckets, spray rails, giant spraying sna...

Go Ape Grizedale

  • Hawkshead
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

If you thought a visit to the Lake District was for laid back relaxation, then you haven’t seen Go Ape Grizedale; this all-action centre is home to a...

Lakeland Miniature Village

  • Grange-over-Sands
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lakeland Miniature Village features over 100 buildings made from local Coniston slate, all of which have been carefully handcrafted with hand tools o...

Bigland Hall Equestrian

  • Backbarrow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approvedBigland Hall Equestrian offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages, scenic hacks and cross cou...

Furness Abbey

  • Barrow in Furness
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Furness Abbey is a really stunning historic ruin with plenty of features to explore, plus a lot of green space around it to run about in and see it f...

Lakeland Motor Museum4.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Newby Bridge
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Little car enthusiasts will love exploring transport of the past at Lakeland Motor Museum. From futuristic vehicles to those of the 80’s there’s plen...



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The Park Leisure Centre

  • Barrow in Furness
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Amongst the many delights of The Park Leisure Centre is the water-park, featuring a freeform swimming pool kept at a kid friendly 29c. The Main Pool...

Millom Discovery Centre

  • Millom
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take kids on a journey through time with quizzes, toy trains and dressing up at Millom Discovery Centre. Who says history has to be boring?! Located...

Fell Foot Park

  • Windermere
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fell Foot Park is a great family friendly location to play in and explore the southern tip of Lake Windermere. There's plenty of open space for tradi...

Hunt Fun Barrow in Furness

  • Barrow in Furness
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Sniff out clues and join the hunt for treasure, on the Hunt Fun Barrow in Furness trail. It’s a great way to get the whole gang working together. Thi...

Lakes Aquarium

  • Ulverston
  • Indoor
  • Aquariums

More than 30 spectacular, naturally themed habitats show the diversity of life in the Lakes. See Lakeland's menacing pike, eels, perch, char and many...

The Custom House

  • Barrow in Furness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Custom House is a multi-facility grade II listed building housing PlayZone soft play and LazerZone... lots of fun for all the family. PlayZone's...

Wacky Warehouse Owl & Pussycat

  • Barrow in Furness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fancy a meal out that the whole family will enjoy? At Wacky Warehouse - Owl & Pussycat, your kids are sure to build an appetite bouncing around t...

Vue Barrow

  • Barrow
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

If you want to introduce the kids to the silver screen, look no further! Jump into movie magic at Vue Barrow, where you’ll find all your favourites,...

The Dock Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Barrow in Furness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Barrow in Furness grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world in just 40 years. Built in an historic gravi...

Coniston Water

  • Coniston
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Weather’s nice and you feel like escaping the city? Pack a lunch bag and take the kids to Coniston Water - the 5th largest lake near Coniston village...

Wacky Warehouse - Station Promenade

  • Morecambe
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Wacky Warehouse at Station Promenade features an indoor adventure play structure for kids under 4ft9 in height and 10 years, plus enclosed toddle...

Soul Bowl

  • Morecambe
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Head out to Soul Bowl in Morecambe and enjoy a fun-packed bowling adventure for the whole family. Play a classic game of tenpin bowling on one of the...

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