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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Rochdale

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1115 fun things to do in Rochdale 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 – 815 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Rochdale 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 Rochdale 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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Touchstones Museum and Gallery

Touchstones Museum and Gallery

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Kids are not allowed to touch anything in museums - boring, right? Touchstones Museum in Rochdale, however, is different. Created to make history eng...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Rochdale

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A trip to the flicks can be a godsend when it’s raining and the kids are climbing the walls. Kick back at ODEON Rochdale. With 9 screens of multimedi...

Dad helping son to bowl at Tenpin

Tenpin Rochdale

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

If you have a SPARE moment, what better way to spend it than with a visit to Tenpin Rochdale? It’s a brilliant bowling, rolling day out. What’s great...

A little boy looking at a train at East Lancashire Railway in Bury

East Lancashire Railway

  • Bury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

All aboard the East Lancashire Railway! Step back in time and enjoy a family day out like no other with a spectacular 12-mile steam train ride throug...

People rollerskating at Roller City Rochdale

Roller City Rochdale

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

If you thought a roller derby was a thing of the past, think again! Roller City is bringing back the classic day out in style with the biggest indoor...

Kids in go karts at Team Karting Indoor Entertainment Centre in Rochdale

Team Karting Indoor Entertainment Centre

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Team Karting Indoor Entertainment Centre  is the North West's most exciting indoor go-karting venue. Experience a fast and challenging indoor track,...

People kayaking at Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre in Littleborough

Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre

  • Rochdale
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

As the weather warms up, Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre is the place to be. Adventure is the first order of business with activities both on the l...

Ball pit and slide at Planet Play in Rochdale

Planet Play

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Planet Play is one of the largest and most established Indoor Play Centres in the area, operating since 1998 it has become the premier venue for chil...

Hollingworth Lake view

Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre

  • Rochdale
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Fancy a day out in nature? Head off to Hollingworth Lake Country Park and enjoy the great outdoors with the kids. Soak in the stunning scenery, have...

Walking path at Tandle Hill Country Park in Royton

Tandle Hill Country Park

  • Royton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Tandle Hill Country Park awaits you and your family for an outdoor adventure. With 48 hectares of parkland, there’s plenty of outdoor space to run, h...

Christmas crafts at The Star Tree Studio in Littleborough

The Star Tree Studio

  • Littleborough
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Star Tree Studio provides high quality, fun, educational art, craft and creative activities all within a venue at the heart of the local communit...

Visitors at Springfield Park Model Railway in Rochdale

Springfield Park Model Railway

  • Rochdale
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Are you a family full of train lovers? Do the kids own an impressive collection of wooden and plastic trains? Then head on down to Springfield Park M...

People in costumes at Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre in Littleborough

Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre

  • Littleborough
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jitterbugs Adventure Play Centre is a different concept in soft play and so much more as they have fantastic activities, games and events for childre...

Indoor soft play frame at Sparkles Play Centre in Oldham

Sparkles Play Centre

  • Oldham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Sparkles Play Centre is where children aged up to 10 years old can delve into a magical world of play on the 3 level castle themed play area. The pla...

Piglet at Lancaster Park and Animal Farm in Oldham

Lancaster Park & Animal Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Chadderton
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There are so many animals to visit at Lancaster Park and Animal Farm, a family run children’s petting farm in Chadderton, near Oldham. Animals includ...

Indoor soft play frame at Play Oldham

Play Oldham

  • Oldham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

play! is Oldham's largest indoor play centre for children aged up to 11 years and under 4 foot 10 inches with a massive three storey play frame for j...

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...

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...

Staff with certificate at Snakes and Slides in Middleton

Snakes and Slides

  • Middleton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Snakes and Slides offer a magnificent multi-tiered soft play area that provides a safe, secure and stimulating play environment for children aged 0 t...

Soft play area at Jungle Js Play and Party Centre in Oldham

Jungle Js Play and Party Centre

  • Oldham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle Js Play and Party Centre is a great place to bring children (0 to 11 years) to have fun and let off steam. The soft play system offers a stimu...

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