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Best Animals Days Out In Lancashire

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Samlesbury Hall

  • Samlesbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Samlesbury Hall welcomes families both young and old. Explore the 700-year-old house from the parlour to the Great Hall, discovering its secrets like...

Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary

  • Oswaldtwistle
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

It may not be as funny as Del Boy spectacularly falling through the open bar, however there’s enough at the Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary to put a...

Turbary Woods5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

If you have a wildlife lover in the family, then a trip to Turbary Woods is sure to make them happy! Over 90 birds of prey, including falcons, hawks,...

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...

Bowland Wild Boar Park

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Spot wild boar in the beautiful wooded countryside of Bowland Wild Boar Park. Roaming free and enjoying their open space are the wild boar of Chippin...

Bolton Museum Aquarium and Archive

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Bolton Central Library and Museum we have a wide range of activities and resources to entertain the whole family. You can visit the cool on site a...

Animal Quackers Park Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Bacup
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

A farm tour from a real farmer is just one of the things on offer at Animal Quackers Park Farm. Resident Farmer, Farmer Terry, will keep little ones...

Windmill Animal Farm

  • Burscough
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There is lots of fun for the little ones down at Windmill Animal Farm. Experience the running of an everyday farm, ride pedal tractors and roller rac...



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WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

  • Burscough
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Fancy an escape to nature? Enjoy a great family day out in the wild at WWT Martin Mere any time of the year! From ducklings to migrating swans - you’...

Old Holly Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Garstang
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Old Holly Farm is a family run, working dairy farm, and want to give kids (and adults alike) the chance to see, touch, smell, hear and taste the expe...

Heaton Park

  • Prestwich
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Heaton Park is the ‘biggest and best’ park in the North West! Over 640 acres of parkland, it features a children’s play area, an animal centre, a boa...

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...

Blackpool Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Blackpool Zoo occupies 32 acres of parkland providing a safe haven for children of all ages to let off steam. Daily talks and animal feeds offer visi...

Blue Planet Aquarium3.1666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(6)

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Grab your band of ocean explorers for a daring expedition at Blue Planet Aquarium. Dive above and below the waves and see what you can see... in the...

Acorn Farm

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Acorn Farm is a great value family day out that can be relied upon for fun and activity whatever the weather. There are lots of friendly animals to s...

Thornton Hall Farm Country Park

  • Skipton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Thornton Hall Farm Country Park is a ‘traditional’ working farm that offers plenty of opportunities to interact with animals! Meet friendly llamas, l...

Farmer Teds Farm Park

  • Ormskirk
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Farmer Ted is always happy to have visitors over at Farmer Teds Farm Park, come rain or shine! Meet and stroke guinea pigs in Guinea Pig Village. If...

Farmer Parr's Animal World

  • Fleetwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There are lots of different personalities waiting for you down at Farmer Parrs Animals World. Meet many different species of animals, from traditiona...

Knowsley Safari

  • Prescot
  • Outdoor
  • Safari Parks

Is a Safari on your holiday wish list but perhaps you can’t quite stretch to it this year? If so then visit Knowsley Safari. This fabulous safari dri...

SMJ Falconry

  • Oxenhope
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

SMJ Falconry is home to over 60 birds of prey, making it the perfect attraction for bird enthusiasts. Owls, falcons, hawks and kites are just a few o...

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