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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Wigan

 Make the most of the fun things to do in Wigan - there's lots to get the kids excited, from high ropes to go-karting and soft play.

Ready for some outdoor shenanigans? Take your little ones to Haigh Woodland Park where you’ll find lots of kid-friendly activities including high ropes courses, crazy golf, woodland walks, nature trails and play area. Interested in more open spaces to explore? Try Mesnes Park, or take a walk along Wigan Pier.

If you’re the type competitive type, make sure to try the course at Three Sisters Race Circuit. Those go-karts are faster than you think! Also, there’s an arrive and drive option, so booking’s not crucial.

Strap on your roller-skates and get ready to rock to the music at Wigan Roller Rink, although you may be more like Bambi than Ashley Banjo at first! Got more extra energy to burn? Use it up at Velocity Trampoline Park Wigan, where you can not only bounce and flip for hours but also take on over 20 Clip n Climb indoor climbing walls. Sounds like an exciting family day out, doesn’t it?

Fancy a day trip from Wigan? Check out these 10 great family days out in the North West, as recommended by Karen, mum of three!

Find your perfect day out

A girl bowling

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...

People rollerskating at Wigan Roller Rink

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...

A little girl at Go Ape

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...

Empire Cinema screen

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...

Boy in ball pit at Wacky Warehouse - Red Robin in Wigan

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...

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...

Kids on high rope course at Haigh Woodland Park in Wigan

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...

Girl on high rope course at Velocity Trampoline Park Wigan

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...

Party room at Bizee Kidz in Wigan

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  • 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...

Wheatlea Park Brewers Fayre

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...

Three Sisters Circuit

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...

Superbowl UK St Helens

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...

Toddler play frame at Pipsqueaks Play Cafe in Wigan

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...

Kids jumping into foam pit at AirVault Trampoline Park in Bolton

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...

Mum and baby in sensory room at Party and Play Funhouse in Bolton

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...

Hollywood Bowl Bolton

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 cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

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...

Toddlers playing at Wacky Warehouse - Bee Hive in Bolton

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...

Boy painting at Works of Heart in Bolton

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...

Path at Fairy Glen Valley  near Appley Bridge

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...

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