Best Things To Do & Days Out In Carrington, Greater Manchester

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1082 fun things to do in Carrington for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 803 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Carrington 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 Carrington 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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Inflata Nation Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bounce your way towards a whole lot of fun at Inflata Nation Manchester - the inflatable theme park for the whole family. With an incredible double-d...

Teamsport Indoor Karting Manchester Trafford Park

  • Stretford
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Ideally located just 15 minutes from the city centre, TeamSport Trafford Park (formerly Daytona) provides a great day out for the whole family. Total...

Manchester United Museum and Tour

  • Old Trafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Stadiums

Feel that football fever and take a trip to Old Trafford to experience the Manchester United Stadium Tour. From the dizzying heights of the Sir Alex...

Carrington Riding Centre

  • Carrington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Carrington Riding Centre offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages, plus a group lesson desi...

Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway3.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Urmston
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Also known locally as 'Chassen Park', Abbotsfield Park is especially worth visiting on a Sunday when the Urmston and District Railway Society operate...

Manchester Wizard's Spellbook Treasure Hunt

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you want to add something special to your family day out, look no further! The Wizard’s Spellbook Treasure Hunt in Manchester is a self-guided tou...

Cheeky Cherubs Soft Play Centre

  • Urmston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cheeky Cherubs Soft Play Centre There's a big soft play frame with separate areas inside for over and under 4s, each section with fun physical play e...

Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Prepare for an epic adventure, perfect for explorers of all ages! Challenge your little ones to a game of mini golf and take on one of the two exciti...

Escape Reality Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for something the whole family can do together? Visit Escape Reality Manchester and pick your favourite from a huge range of escape rooms and...

Coach House Brewers Fayre

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Attached to the friendly family restaurant is it's multi level adventure play frame featuring climbs, slides, ball ponds and other classic fun featur...

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor Skydiving

If you could wish for one superpower, would it be to fly or be invisible? At iFLY Indoor Skydiving Manchester forget about wishes - feel what it’s re...

Bean and Brush Family Art Cafe

  • Sale
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

It's time to get crafty and show off your artistic skills at Bean and Brush Family Art Cafe. Get the paintbrushes ready and channel your inner Picass...

Play Factore

  • Trafford Park
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Play Factore is the UK's largest play centre at over 26,000 sq ft of space for children between 0 to 12 years, boasts the tallest indoor play frame i...

iFly Indoor Skydiving Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor Skydiving

iFly makes the magic of human flight a reality. Experience what it is like to really fly, in a fun and safe environment. iFly is the perfect place to...

Chill Factore

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Escape to the Alpine Mountains - in the heart of Manchester - at Chill Factore. Take your kids to a snow play centre that’s full of actual, factual S...

City Airport & Heliport

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take a front row and watch as planes take off and land at City Airport & Heliport in Salford. This is the perfect attraction for plane-lovers of...

The Play Area

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Area and theCreche at theTrafford Centre, offer places for kids under 10 years to blow off some steam and help you all make the most out of...

Paradise Island Adventure Golf Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Located adjacent to the Odeon Cinema in the stunning surrounds of the Trafford Centre, the 16,500 sq ft area hosts 2 amazing 18-hole courses spanning...

Creche & Play Area at Intu Trafford Centre

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The thoughtful Creche & Play Area at Intu Trafford Centre is a life saver both for us and for them: they can't take prolonged shopping and frankl...

Laser Quest Manchester Trafford Centre

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Tag is like playing a live computer game: a mess-less, bruise-less, zero contact war-game played with state of the art infra red equipment! Las...

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