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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. 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
    3. Hollywood Bowl Manchester Family fun

      Hollywood Bowl Manchester

      Manchester

      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 Bolton Family fun

      Hollywood Bowl Bolton

      Horwich

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    6. Chill Factore Snow Fun

      Chill Factore

      Manchester

      Skiing and Snowboarding Skiing and Snowboarding

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    7. Immotion VR Manchester Virtual family fun

      Immotion VR Manchester

      Manchester

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    8. Hollywood Bowl Wigan Family fun

      Hollywood Bowl Wigan

      Wigan

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ 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. Rope Race Climbing

      Rope Race Climbing

      Stockport

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    12. 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
    13. 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
    14. 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
    15. 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
    16. 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
    17. 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
    18. 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
    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. Air Raid Shelters

      Air Raid Shelters

      Stockport

      Caves and Mines Caves and Mines

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor, Indoor
    23. 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
    24. Heaton Park

      Heaton Park

      Prestwich

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    25. Heaton Park Golf Centre

      Heaton Park Golf Centre

      Prestwich

      Crazy Golf Crazy Golf

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Outdoor
    26. 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
    27. Museum of Transport

      Museum of Transport

      Cheetam Hill

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    28. 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
    29. Pottery Corner

      Pottery Corner

      Chorlton-cum-hardy

      Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

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

      Wythenshawe Park

      Wythenshawe

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    31. Kidzone

      Kidzone

      Wigan

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    32. 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
    33. Haigh Woodland Park

      Haigh Woodland Park

      Wigan

      Parks and Playgrounds Parks and Playgrounds

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

      Go Ape Rivington

      Bolton

      High Ropes Courses High Ropes Courses

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

      Greater Manchester Police Museum

      Manchester

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    36. Laser Quest

      Laser Quest

      Manchester

      Laser Tag Laser Tag

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    37. Debdale Outdoor Centre

      Debdale Outdoor Centre

      Gorton

      Activity Centres Activity Centres

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor, Outdoor
    38. Land of Play

      Land of Play

      Trafford Park

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    39. Hyde Leisure Pool

      Hyde Leisure Pool

      Hyde

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    40. The Pelican Centre

      The Pelican Centre

      Tyldesley

      Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    41. Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport

      Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport

      Stockport

      Climbing Climbing

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    42. Daytona Karting

      Daytona Karting

      Trafford Park

      Go Karting and Driving Go Karting and Driving

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor, Outdoor
    43. Airkix Indoor Skydiving Manchester

      Airkix Indoor Skydiving Manchester

      Manchester

      Indoor Skydiving Indoor Skydiving

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    44. The Manchester Museum

      The Manchester Museum

      Manchester

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    45. The Fusilier Museum

      The Fusilier Museum

      Bury

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor
    46. Wild Things

      Wild Things

      Stockport

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    47. Queens Park

      Queens Park

      Bolton

      National Parks National Parks

      Suitable for all ages Outdoor
    48. Tenpin Parrs Wood

      Tenpin Parrs Wood

      Manchester

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    49. Namco Funscape Manchester

      Namco Funscape Manchester

      Manchester

      Ten Pin Bowling Alleys Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    50. Hat Works Museum of Hatting

      Hat Works Museum of Hatting

      Stockport

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    51. Staircase House

      Staircase House

      Stockport

      Tourist Attractions Tourist Attractions

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    52. Three Sisters Race Circuit

      Three Sisters Race Circuit

      Wigan

      Go Karting and Driving Go Karting and Driving

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Outdoor
    53. Projekts Indoor Skatepark

      Projekts Indoor Skatepark

      Manchester

      Ice Skating and Rollerskating Ice Skating and Rollerskating

      Suitable for ages: 9+ Indoor, Outdoor
    54. The Skate Station

      The Skate Station

      Ashton-under-Lyne

      Ice Skating and Rollerskating Ice Skating and Rollerskating

      Suitable for ages: 4+ Indoor
    55. The Peoples History Museum

      The Peoples History Museum

      Manchester

      Museums and Art Galleries Museums and Art Galleries

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    56. Jungle Mayhem

      Jungle Mayhem

      Radcliffe

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    57. Party and Play Funhouse

      Party and Play Funhouse

      Bolton

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
    58. Rough n Tumble

      Rough n Tumble

      Stockport

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 Indoor
    59. Funtastic Play Centre

      Funtastic Play Centre

      Radcliffe

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for all ages Indoor
    60. Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre

      Boomerang Multi Sensory Play Centre

      Bury

      Indoor and Soft Play Areas Indoor and Soft Play Areas

      Suitable for ages: 0-12 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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