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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Blackburn

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 964 fun things to do in Blackburn 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 – 699 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Blackburn 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 Blackburn 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!

  1. Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

    Vue Blackburn

    Blackburn

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Once you've got your popcorn, find your seat and get ready for the ultimate cinema experience. Jump into movie magic at Vue Blackburn, where you’ll f...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 0.4 miles from Blackburn
  2. Bowling lanes at Bowlplex Blackburn

    Tenpin Blackburn

    Blackburn

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    At Tenpin Blackburn there's no saying who's going to win the game at tenpin bowling (until at least halfway through!) and that's part of what kids lo...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.4 miles from Blackburn
  3. Tenpin Blackburn

    Tenpin Blackburn

    Blackburn

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Take to the lanes at Tenpin Blackburn, where super speed and strikes always come second to F.U.N. Bring the family, slap on your shiny shoes and get...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.4 miles from Blackburn
  4. Indoor soft play frame and slides at Funtazia Soft Play in Blackburn

    Funtazia Soft Play

    Blackburn

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The clue’s in the name at Funtazia Soft Play: your kids will be in for some F.U.N with mega slides, disco domes and a whole lot more. This is the lar...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 0.5 miles from Blackburn
  5. Outside view of Silver Blades Blackburn

    Planet Ice Blackburn

    Blackburn

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    Planet Ice Blackburn offers something for everyone. With year round iceskating, disco sessions for both juniors and seniors, family skating and extra...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 0.5 miles from Blackburn
  6. Kids playing nerf guns at Blackburn Dart Zone

    Blackburn Dart Zone

    Blackburn

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Get ready for a Nerf war! Take your kids’ favourite shooting game to another level at Blackburn Dart Zone. Play all-time favourite game modes, such a...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.8 miles from Blackburn
  7. Water aerobics class at Splash at Riverside in Blackburn

    Splash at Riverside

    Blackburn

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Are you wary of getting your feet wet? Or do you tend to jump right in? Either way you certainly won’t feel out of your depth at Splash at Riverside....

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 1.9 miles from Blackburn
  8. Some people waving in a kart at TeamSport Indoor Karting Preston Great Savings

    TeamSport Indoor Karting Preston

    Preston

    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    Time to introduce your kids to the joys of racing! TeamSport Indoor Karting Preston has karts suitable both for kids (8+) and adults, so the whole fa...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 7.1 miles from Blackburn
  9. Horse and rider at Earnsdale Farm Riding School in Darwen

    Earnsdale Farm Riding School

    Darwen

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    BHS approvedEarnsdale Farm Riding School offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available from 4 years upwards in indoor scho...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 3 miles from Blackburn
  10. Horse at Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary in Oswaldtwistle

    Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary

    Oswaldtwistle

    Children's FarmsChildren'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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 3.3 miles from Blackburn
  11. Shelves of products at Oswaldtwistle Mills in Accrington

    Oswaldtwistle Mills

    Accrington

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Oswaldtwistle Mills is home to a host of popular attractions for people of all ages, including a brand new 12-hole mini golf course which winds throu...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 3.7 miles from Blackburn
  12. Outside view of Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4 miles from Blackburn
  13. Pathway at Hoghton Tower in Preston

    Hoghton Tower

    Preston

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Hoghton Tower sits at the top of a mile long drive surrounded by gardens and grounds and is perfect for your little Knights and Princesses. Join one...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 4 miles from Blackburn
  14. Some of the inside at The Space Centre in Leicester

    The Space Centre

    Accrington

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The Space Centre is a soft play area with a very special twist! Come explore the exciting, challenging, yet safe environment for children and adults...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 4.3 miles from Blackburn
  15. Ramps at Junction4 Skatepark in Darwen

    Junction4 Skatepark

    Darwen

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Junction4 Skatepark Junction4 is a purpose built 7000 sq ft fully air conditioned indoor facility for the public. We have an onsite shop (the cellblo...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 4.5 miles from Blackburn
  16. Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

    Vue Accrington

    Accrington

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Looking for a great cinema? Jump into movie magic at Vue Accrington, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to hilarious c...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 4.6 miles from Blackburn
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    Go Ape Rivington

    Bolton

    High Ropes CoursesHigh 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 9.7 miles from Blackburn
  18. Girls colouring in activity room at The Art Garden in Accrington

    The Art Garden

    Accrington

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Channel your inner Picasso at the Art Garden, where their lovely family-friendly atmosphere will get your creative juices flowing. Let the kids be as...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 5.2 miles from Blackburn
  19. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    Whalley Spy Mission Treasure Trail

    Whalley

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    There’s something fishy going on in the Whalley Spy Mission Treasure Trail, something that needs a code-cracking expert on the case…   If you haven't...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 5.8 miles from Blackburn
  20. Kids exploring at Brockholes Nature Reserve in Preston

    Brockholes Nature Reserve

    Preston

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Enjoy nature and adventure at Brockholes Nature Reserve. You’ll find something for everyone, from walking trails to an adventure play area with a cli...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 6.3 miles from Blackburn

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