The Best Things To Do In Bolton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Bolton

Your next family day out is sure to be awesome - just check out all the cool things to do in Bolton!

Taking the children out for the day can be expensive, which is why finding attractions like Bolton Central Library and Museum is so great! Free to enter, the museum has lots of interesting artifacts like a piece of Japanese Samurai Armour and a 3,200-year old mummy in the Ancient Egypt Gallery. It also has an aquarium featuring freshwater fish from all over the world.

Also free to enter is the Bolton Steam Museum, over 27 old steam engines have been lovingly restored by volunteers to bring them back to their former glory. There are activity sheets for children to help take them round and models for them to operate themselves!

Moses Gate Country Park is a free park and local nature reserve that has beautiful woodland, relaxing waterfalls and various nature trails. It’s home to Bolton’s largest adventure playground and plenty of cycle routes, which makes it the perfect spot for a leisurely afternoon on a Bolton family day out.

Indoor play areas include the animal adventure themed On Safari soft play, Wacky Warehouse – Bee Hive and Curly Whirleez, which is the largest in the town.

  1. Boy feeding cow at Aston Springs Farm in Sheffield

    Aston Springs Farm

    Sheffield

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 48.6 miles from Bolton
  2. Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

    Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail

    Cromford

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 48.6 miles from Bolton
  3. Grounds of Steeple Grange Light Railway in Wirksworth

    Steeple Grange Light Railway

    Wirksworth

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 48.6 miles from Bolton
  4. Outside view of Lotherton Hall in Leeds

    Lotherton

    Leeds

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 48.7 miles from Bolton
  5. Ali Bongos

    Ali Bongos

    Mexborough

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 48.7 miles from Bolton
  6. A group of friends slide down an inflatable into a lake at Sheffield Cable Waterski and Aqua Park

    Sheffield Cable Waterski & Aqua Park

    Sheffield

    Water SportsWater Sports

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 48.7 miles from Bolton
  7. Train at Woodseaves Miniature Railway in Market Drayton

    Woodseaves Miniature Railway

    Market Drayton

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 48.9 miles from Bolton
  8. Carsington Water

    Carsington Water

    Ashbourne

    National ParksNational Parks

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 48.9 miles from Bolton
  9. Ice arena at Squires Ice Skating Rink in Leeds

    Squires Ice Skating Rink

    Leeds

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 49 miles from Bolton
  10. Outside view of Brodsworth Hall and Gardens in Doncaster

    Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

    Doncaster

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 49.1 miles from Bolton
  11. Outside view of The Park Leisure Centre in Barrow in Furness

    The Park Leisure Centre

    Barrow in Furness

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 49.1 miles from Bolton
  12. Petrifying Well at Mother Shiptons Cave in Knaresborough

    Mother Shiptons Cave

    Knaresborough

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 49.2 miles from Bolton
  13. Family on Spy Mission Trail

    Wetherby Spy Mission Treasure Trail

    Wetherby

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 49.2 miles from Bolton
  14. Toddler on trampoline at Flip Out Stoke in Stone

    Flip Out Stoke

    Stone

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline Parks

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 49.2 miles from Bolton
  15. Kids doing archery at Live For Today Adventures Hazlewood in Tadcaster

    Live For Today Adventures Hazlewood

    Tadcaster

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 49.4 miles from Bolton
  16. Clip 'n Climb Stoke

    Clip 'n Climb Stoke

    Stone

    ClimbingClimbing

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 49.4 miles from Bolton
  17. Outside view of Knaresborough Castle

    Knaresborough Castle

    Knaresborough

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 49.4 miles from Bolton
  18. Family on Spy Mission Trail

    Knaresborough Spy Mission Treasure Trail

    Knaresborough

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 49.4 miles from Bolton
  19. Rother Valley Country Park Canoes

    Rother Valley Country Park

    Sheffield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 49.4 miles from Bolton
  20. Baby in ball pit at The Custom House Barrow in Furness

    The Custom House

    Barrow in Furness

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 49.5 miles from Bolton