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      • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

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      • Water Parks

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    Things To Do & Days Out In Greater Manchester

    1. SEA LIFE Manchester Ascarium halloween fun!

      SEA LIFE Manchester

      Manchester

      Aquariums Aquariums

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    2. Chill Factore Snow Fun

      Chill Factore

      Manchester

      Skiing and Snowboarding Skiing and Snowboarding

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    3. Hollywood Bowl Bolton Family fun

      Hollywood Bowl Bolton

      Horwich

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    4. AMF Bowling Bury Family fun

      AMF Bowling Bury

      Bury

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    5. Hollywood Bowl Manchester Family fun

      Hollywood Bowl Manchester

      Manchester

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    6. Hollywood Bowl Wigan Family fun

      Hollywood Bowl Wigan

      Wigan

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    7. Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail A must do

      Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail

      Manchester

      Tours and River Cruises Tours and River Cruises

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    8. ImmotionVR Manchester Virtual family fun

      ImmotionVR Manchester

      Manchester

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    9. Moss Bank Park

      Moss Bank Park

      Bolton

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    10. Smithills Open Farm

      Smithills Open Farm

      Bolton

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor
    11. Manchester United Museum and Tour

      Manchester United Museum and Tour

      Old Trafford

      Sports Stadiums Sports Stadiums

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    12. Rope Race Climbing

      Rope Race Climbing

      Stockport

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    13. The Fun Depot

      The Fun Depot

      Ashton-under-Lyne

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    14. Bizee Kidz

      Bizee Kidz

      Wigan

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    15. Matchmoor Riding Centre

      Matchmoor Riding Centre

      Bolton

      Horse Riding and Stables Horse Riding and Stables

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    16. Lancaster Park & Animal Farm

      Lancaster Park & Animal Farm

      Oldham

      Children's Farms Children's Farms

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (6 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    17. Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway

      Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway

      Urmston

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      4 star rating Rating 4/5 (2 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    18. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

      LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

      Manchester

      Theme Parks and Funfairs Theme Parks and Funfairs

      4 star rating Rating 4/5 (2 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    19. Paradise Island Adventure Golf Manchester

      Paradise Island Adventure Golf Manchester

      Manchester

      Crazy Golf Crazy Golf

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    20. Museum of Science and Industry

      Museum of Science and Industry

      Manchester

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    21. Moses Gate Country Park

      Moses Gate Country Park

      Bolton

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      3 star rating Rating 3/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    22. East Lancashire Railway

      East Lancashire Railway

      Bury

      Railway and Transport Attractions Railway and Transport Attractions

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    23. The Lowry

      The Lowry

      Salford Quays

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    24. Manchester City FC Experience

      Manchester City FC Experience

      Miles Platting

      Sports Stadiums Sports Stadiums

      Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
    25. Air Raid Shelters

      Air Raid Shelters

      Stockport

      Caves and Mines Caves and Mines

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor
    26. Antz in your Pantz

      Antz in your Pantz

      Timperley

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    27. Heaton Park

      Heaton Park

      Prestwich

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    28. Heaton Park Golf Centre

      Heaton Park Golf Centre

      Prestwich

      Crazy Golf Crazy Golf

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    29. Cheeky Chimps Childrens Play Centre

      Cheeky Chimps Childrens Play Centre

      Oldham

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    30. Museum of Transport

      Museum of Transport

      Cheetam Hill

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    31. Head Over Heels Play

      Head Over Heels Play

      Chorlton-cum-hardy

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    32. Fuzzy Eds at The Bell House

      Fuzzy Eds at The Bell House

      East Didsbury

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    33. Pottery Corner

      Pottery Corner

      Chorlton-cum-hardy

      Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    34. Wythenshawe Park

      Wythenshawe Park

      Wythenshawe

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    35. Kidzone

      Kidzone

      Wigan

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    36. Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre

      Run Of The Mill Indoor Play Centre

      Stockport

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    37. Haigh Woodland Park

      Haigh Woodland Park

      Wigan

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    38. Go Ape Rivington

      Go Ape Rivington

      Bolton

      High Ropes Courses High Ropes Courses

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Outdoor
    39. Greater Manchester Police Museum

      Greater Manchester Police Museum

      Manchester

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    40. Laser Quest

      Laser Quest

      Manchester

      Laser Tag Laser Tag

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor

    Find Family Days Out In Greater Manchester

    Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 175 fun things to do in Greater Manchester for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Manchester, Altrincham and Bolton and we also recommend Bury. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 144 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester 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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