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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Denton

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1178 fun things to do in Denton for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 872 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Denton 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 Denton 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

A man and a little boy playing golf at Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester

Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Looking for an epic adventure? Then head over to Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester, where a tropical themed mini-golf paradise awaits you. Grab yo...

family pointing doing the Manchester Treasure Trail

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...

Two people in an escape room at Escape Hunt

Escape Hunt Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Turn your next family outing into a proper adventure - head out to Escape Hunt Manchester and experience the thrill of an escape room challenge along...

Toddler soft play area at Slide and Seek in Hyde

The Playcentre

  • Hyde
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Playcentre adventure play facilities include a huge 4 storey high junior play zone piled high with interactive challenges and fun features to ent...

Round The Twist Dukinfield

  • Dunkinfield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Round The Twist offer a bright and colourful multi level indoor adventure play with loads of classic fun features to entertain and exhaust even the h...

the adventure play area at Reddish Vale Farm

Reddish Vale Farm

  • Stockport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Who here loves all things cute and fluffy? Great, because Reddish Vale Farm has all sorts of fuzzy faces ready to meet you, as well as horse riding l...

Red Ripster Slide and swimming pool at Hyde Leisure Pool

Hyde Leisure Pool

  • Hyde
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Based within Hyde Leisure Centre is Tameside’s premier swimming attraction, Hyde Leisure Pool. There are plenty of slides to keep families entertaine...

Family and dog at Donkey Sanctuary in Abbey Hey

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...

Kids playing on computers at Portland Basin Museum in Ashton-under-Lyne

Portland Basin Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Portland Basin Museum is housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse in Ashton-under-Lyne. The museum combines a lively mode...

Sailing on lake at Debdale Outdoor Centre in Gorton

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...

Family bowling at AMF Hollywood Bowl Manchester

Hollywood Bowl Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Become king of the alley! Test your skills in a game of bowling at Hollywood Bowl Manchester. Make it a family event and don't worry - there are no a...

Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne

Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Treat yourself to a cinematic adventure; thrills, action, romance, or laughs - it's all in store at Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne. Share the magic of t...

Climbing walls at Sky High Adventure in Manchester

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...

Girl playing limbo on rollerskates at The Skate Station in Ashton under Lyne

The Skate Station

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

The aim at The Skate Station is to provide a fun time for all the family. They are a family run business and endeavour to make sure everyone has a gr...

Bizzy Bouncers

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bizzy Bouncers does not have your traditional play cage focused space. Instead it offers a space full of inflatables that allows babies up to big kid...

The Fun Depot5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At The Fun Depot there is an area exclusively for Parents, Carers and Babies. With comfy seating and a cushioned floor, filled with resources specifi...

Three people racing at TeamSport Indoor Karting Manchester Trafford

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...

Girl climbing at Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport

Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport

  • Stockport
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Awesome Walls Climbing Centre Stockport facility is without doubt the largest climbing centre in England and usable for ages 6 and upwards. There is...

Kids on soft play frame and ball pit at Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre in Stockport

Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre

  • Stockport
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Run Of The Mill's Toddler Sessions are great fun! The team are brilliant at keeping your little ones entertained with arts, crafts, music, games and...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

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...

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