Best Things To Do & Days Out In Higher End, Greater Manchester

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 891 fun things to do in Higher End 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 – 649 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Higher End 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 Higher End 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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Three Sisters Circuit

  • Wigan
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Rev your engines and buckle your belts: the Three Sisters Circuit is a cracking day out for kids with a need for speed! This circuit is known as one...

Pipsqueaks Play Cafe

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Pipsqueaks Play Cafe offer a dual level multi colour adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equipment one expect...

Bizee Kidz5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bizee Kidz is a new exciting indoor soft play area, and includes a bright, themed play frame for children 0 to 12 (approx.) and separate areas for pr...

Velocity Trampoline Park Wigan

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Let littluns bounce, leap and fly as high as they can at Velocity Trampoline Park, Wigan. It’s the off-the-wall experience which is certain to have k...

Wheatlea Park Brewers Fayre

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a nice place to eat in Wigan where the kids can play? Wheatlea Park Brewers Fayre is the answer. In addition to great food and a healthy...

Wacky Warehouse - Red Robin

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Wacky Warehouse at The Red Robin offers their usual high quality opportunity for the kids to get some fun exercise whatever the weather is like a...

Empire Cinema Wigan

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Escape from reality by diving right into the newest film at Empire Cinema in Wigan, with the newest big-budget films straight from Hollywood, you’re...

Wigan Roller Rink

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Wigan Roller Rink is bringing back your favourite 80s day out with a fab modern spin! The rink offers a fun-filled classic family day out with a vari...

Hollywood Bowl Wigan

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Rolling, sliding and spinning - they’re all acceptable moves on the lanes, so let loose and go pro at Hollywood Bowl Wigan Bowling is a classic game...

The Jungle Skelmersdale

  • Skelmersdale
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Jungle The Jungle in Skelmersdale is the place to visit if you are looking for somewhere amazing to take the children that's full of fun, clean,...

Go Ape Rivington

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Go Ape Rivington is a course like no other, with the only zip wire over water in the Go Ape family! Pair that with a whole load of other high ropes f...

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

  • Burscough
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Fancy an escape to nature? Enjoy a great family day out in the wild at WWT Martin Mere any time of the year! From getting close to the wetland wildli...

Playdays Cafe1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • St Helens
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Playdays Cafe Enjoy a day at Playdays, St Helens' newest indoor soft play centre. Vibrant, 2 storey play structure includes lots of features for chil...

Fairy Glen Valley

  • Wigan
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Fairy Glen is a magnificent green valley located just above the rural village of Appley Bridge. The picturesque woodland with its spectacular waterfa...

Darkstar Laser

  • St Helens
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

At Darkstar Laser you can compete against up to 40 players in an intense, all-out, action packed game of ultimate laser tag using some of the world's...

Ince Skatepark

  • Wigan
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Ince skatepark is a petit practice zone for local wheel lovers, made up of concrete ramps on a tarmac base. This neat little skatepark features a smo...

Cineworld St Helens

  • St Helens
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

How about a day at the movies? Enjoy the best of new kids' films and family movies at Cineworld St Helens. Come rain or sunshine, this awesome 11-scr...

Superbowl UK St Helens

  • St Helens
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Looking for the ultimate day out, no matter the weather? Head out to Superbowl UK St Helens for a choice of games and activities you can enjoy as a f...

Wacky Warehouse Game Bird

  • St Helens
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wacky Warehouse at the Game Bird is recently refurbished and indoor adventure play structure for kids under 4ft9 in height and 10 years, plus enclose...

Haigh Woodland Park

  • Wigan
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Taking its name from the Anglo Saxon era, Haigh Woodland Park is anything but ancient with high ropes courses, crazy golf and professional pigs! Dare...

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