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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Lancashire

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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...

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...

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...

Earnsdale Farm Riding School

  • Darwen
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse 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...

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...

Brockholes Nature Reserve

  • Preston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

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...

Oswaldtwistle Mills

  • Accrington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity 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...



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The Preston Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The life of a secret agent is never easy, and the same is true of The Preston Spy Mission Treasure Trail. It’s packed with devilishly tricky challeng...

Avenham and Miller Park

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Avenham and Miller Parks are neatly adjoining scenic parks in picturesque Avenham valley, conveniently close to Preston city centre, not though y...

Manchester Wizard's Spellbook Treasure Hunt

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you want to add something special to your family day out, look no further! The Wizard’s Spellbook Treasure Hunt in Manchester is a self-guided tou...

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...

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,...

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...

The Art Garden

  • Accrington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Pottery 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...

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 - Phantom Winger

  • Preston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

TheWacky Warehouse at the Phantom Winger offers a fully air conditioned indoor adventure play structure for kids under 4ft9 in height and 10 years, p...

Whalley Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Whalley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist 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...

Ribble Steam Railway

  • Preston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Ribble Steam Railway on Chain Caul Road, Preston, is a family day out in the heart of Lancashire. The railway has been open to the public since S...

Matchmoor Riding Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Matchmoor Riding Centre offer a variety of well-mannered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages. Scenic hacks available, s...

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