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

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 997 fun things to do in Horwich 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 – 739 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Horwich 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 Horwich 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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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...

Works Of Heart

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Pottery painting doesn’t have an age! Share some fun arts & crafts time with your tots and create something special together at Works of Heart po...

Hollywood Bowl Bolton

  • Horwich
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Ready to Rock `n Bowl? Prepare to face the kids in a bowling showdown at Hollywood Bowl Bolton. Bowling is safe and fun for players of all ages. We r...

Vue Bolton

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Gather the whole family, and head off for a great day out! Jump into movie magic at Vue Bolton, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting...

Rivington Pike

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Love a good adventure in nature? If your family is always ready to put on your walking shoes, grab a backpack and discover the wonders of the great o...

Wacky Warehouse - Bee Hive

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The air conditioned Wacky Warehouse at the Strawberry Field features a family restaurant with children's plus multi level adventure play structure su...

Matchmoor Riding Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Matchmoor Riding Centre offer a variety of well-mannered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages. Scenic hacks available, s...

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...

Party and Play Funhouse

  • Bolton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Who's excited to wiz down the zip-line at the largest children's soft play centre in Bolton? With both an indoor and outdoor play area, Party and Pla...

AirVault Trampoline Park

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

A fun filled arena of around 90 interconnected trampolines suitable for kid and adults alike. Whether you want a game of dodgeball or to practice you...

Moss Bank Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

All parents know first-hand how stressful it can be keeping your kids entertained on a tight budget. Thankfully, places like Moss Bank Park exist. Ad...

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...

Smithills Hall

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Smithills Hall One of Bolton's more original family homes, Smithills Hall is a dignified Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama with an 8...

Duxbury Golf & Games Family Park

  • Chorley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Have fun with the kids outdoors without spending a fortune at Duxbury Golf & Games Family Park. Do something together as a family - take on a fam...

Smithills Open Farm4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Bolton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Set on 70 acres of rolling countryside is the family run Smithill Open Farm. There are over 25 animals to meet. From traditional farm animals such as...

Queens Park

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Queens Park If you are looking for a traditional town park, look no further. You can enjoy the parks pretty ornamental garden areas, or sit back and...

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...

TeamSport Indoor Karting Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Time to introduce your kids to the joys of racing! TeamSport Indoor Karting Preston has karts suitable both for kids (8+) and adults, so the whole fa...

Wacky Warehouse Red Lion

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wacky Warehouse Red Lion in Bolton is a soft play area filled with slides, obstacle courses, colourful blocks and balls. Want to be part of the fun?...

The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery

  • Chorley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Alabaster Jar The Alabaster Jar is an independently run paint your own pottery studio in Chorley, Lancashire. We provide a large selection of pot...

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