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

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1147 fun things to do in Clayton 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 – 848 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Clayton 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 Clayton 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

National Cycling Centre

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Cycling

National Cycling Centre is an excellent place if you are already a cycling fan, or if you want to get more active and have fun. Sessions are availabl...

Manchester City FC Experience

  • Miles Platting
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Stadiums

Do you have any football fans in the family? Fancy going behind the scenes at the stadium of one of the UK’s top football teams? You can do just that...

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...

Manchester Climbing Centre

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Climbing

Manchester Climbing Centre is the most fun you can have indoors. You can climb walls up to 20 metres high! Join them for a Birthday Party or come alo...

Showcase Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Gather the whole family and head over to at Showcase Manchester, where there's an impressive 14 screens showing the biggest and best blockbusters you...

Donkey Sanctuary

  • Abbey Hey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

One of ten locations across the UK and Europe, Donkey Sanctuary Manchester is home to a team of special donkeys with unique characters and stories. T...

Sky High Adventure

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

There’s no limit to the fun you can have at Sky High Adventure. Let your kids climb, cross and play their way into an active day out they’ll love! Ru...

Clue HQ Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you have what it takes to escape Clue HQ Manchester? In groups of six solve puzzles and follow clues to escape one of two themed rooms. In Detonat...

Debdale Outdoor Centre

  • Gorton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Debdale Outdoor Centre is a large super modern outdoor centre operated by Manchester City Council and providing an exciting range of activities rangi...

LomoWall Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you're in the area do make time to stop and visit the LomoWall in Piccadilly Bush, it's an unusual sight that will pleasantly surprise the whole f...

Projekts Indoor Skatepark

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

The Projekts Indoor Skatepark welcomes riders of skateboards, scooters, inlines and BMXs and those who have yet to start on any of them! On Saturday...

Greater Manchester Police Museum

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At the Greater Manchester Police Museum, discover the stories of cops and robbers while learning loads about local history in one of the city’s earli...

Elizabeth Gaskells House

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Elizabeth Gaskell's House is still a place for all the family even 150 years later! You'll stand on the same doorstep as many of her famous friends,...

Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Transform a regular day out with the kids in Manchester into something truly special with the Spy Mission Treasure Trail. Watch your tots get totally...

The Manchester Museum

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Manchester Museum was the winner of the Lever Prize 2015! Wander round The Manchester Museum's amazing galleries full of treasures from the natur...

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