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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Chorley, Lancashire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 909 fun things to do in Chorley for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 676 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Chorley 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 Chorley 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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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...

TeamSport Indoor Karting Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Go 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...

The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery

  • Chorley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Alabaster Jar The Alabaster Jar is an independently run paint your own pottery studio in Chorley, Lancashire. We provide a large selection of pot...

Duxbury Golf & Games Family Park

  • Chorley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Have fun with the kids outdoors without spending a fortune at Duxbury Golf & Games Family Park. Do something together as a family - take on a fam...

Tiny Rockers3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Chorley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tiny Rockers for under 8s is a new one on us: a music themed soft play centre! From the tinkling the ivories on the keyboard slides to the musical mu...

Playmates Childrens Play Centre

  • Chorley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Playmates Childrens Play Centre From the warmth of the welcome to the range of fun activities and special events, from the delicious home made cakes...

Laser Land

  • Chorley
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Land Laser tag is the cool zero combat game sweeping the country! Players don infra red laser equipment and enter an atmospheric arena, with th...

Cheeky Monkeys Chorley

  • Chorley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Let your own little monkeys loose for a munchkin frenzy in this huge jungle themed adventure play facility! Ideal for keeping your pacifists busy whi...



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Battlefield LIVE Pennine

  • Chorley
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Battlefield LIVE Pennine is an authentic combat entertainment experience using military grade infra-red gaming guns in a 10 acre purpose built outdoo...

Worden Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Leyland
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Worden Park playground is by far the largest in Leyland and has a cool 22 pieces of equipment for toddlers (ages 2 to 6) including swings, climbing f...

Clown Around

  • Chorley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Clown Around offers a classic multi-level play frame with climbing, sliding and all the classic features one expects from modern soft play with extra...

Rivington Pike

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Love a good adventure in nature? If your family is always ready to put on your walking shoes, grab a backpack and discover the wonders of the great o...

Wacky Warehouse - Poachers

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wacky Warehouse at the Poachers was refurbished in 2013 and offers a fully air conditioned indoor play structure for kids up to 4ft9 and 10 years, pl...

Leyland Bounce and Fun Play Centre

  • Leyland
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Enjoy a fun-packed, budget-friendly day out with the kids at Leyland Bounce and Fun Play Centre. Get ready to experience a large trampoline park whic...

Fuzzy Ed's Highfield Restaurant

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for something relaxing to do with the kids? Look no further! At Fuzzy Ed's Highfield Restaurant, your under-12s will have an awesome ,action-...

Withy Grove Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Withy Grove Park playground is one of the largest free facilities of its type in the North West being the borough's flagship effort and has been desi...

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...

Hoghton Tower

  • Preston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately 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...

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...

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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