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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Rufford

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 836 fun things to do in Rufford 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 – 618 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Rufford 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 Rufford 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. Cows at Windmill Animal Farm in Burscough

    Windmill Animal Farm

    Burscough

    Children's FarmsChildren'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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 2.1 miles from Rufford
  2. Boy feeding goose at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre in Burscough

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

    Burscough

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos 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’...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 2.2 miles from Rufford
  3. Ball pit and slide at Fuzzy Ed's Highfield Restaurant

    Fuzzy Ed's Highfield Restaurant

    Preston

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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-...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 3.2 miles from Rufford
  4. Slide at Clown Around in Chorley

    Clown Around

    Chorley

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 3.9 miles from Rufford
  5. 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 9.3 miles from Rufford
  6. Path at Fairy Glen Valley  near Appley Bridge

    Fairy Glen Valley

    Wigan

    National ParksNational Parks

    Fairy Glen is a magnificent green valley located just above the rural village of Appley Bridge. The picturesque woodland with its spectacular waterfa...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.5 miles from Rufford
  7. Steam Train at The West Lancashire Light Railway in Preston

    The West Lancashire Light Railway

    Hesketh Bank

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    At The West Lancashire Light Railway the whole family can also enjoy a visit, with the short train ride around a flooded clay pit behind coal fired s...

    Suitable for 4-12 Indoor 4.6 miles from Rufford
  8. Boys paintballing at Battlefield LIVE Pennine in Chorley

    Battlefield LIVE Pennine

    Chorley

    Laser TagLaser Tag

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

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 4.9 miles from Rufford
  9. Crafts and pottery at The Crafty Potter in Chorley

    The Crafty Potter

    Chorley

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    At The Crafty Potter they aim to provide fun & creativity for all ages & abilities. Their drop in activities include, painting pots, canvas,...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 5 miles from Rufford
  10. Crafts at Go Create in Preston

    Go Create

    Preston

    Arts and CraftsArts and Crafts

    Go Create! Go Create! Is a fun filled day out for children that gives them the freedom to unleash their arty side. It really doesn't matter if they a...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 5 miles from Rufford
  11. Man at Go Ape Rivington Go Ape in 2020!

    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 10.6 miles from Rufford
  12. Teens at Leyland Bounce and Fun Play Centre

    Leyland Bounce and Fun Play Centre

    Leyland

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 5.6 miles from Rufford
  13. Field at Worden Park in Leyland

    Worden Park

    Leyland

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6 miles from Rufford
  14. Indoor soft play frame at The Jungle Skelmersdale

    The Jungle Skelmersdale

    Skelmersdale

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    The Jungle The Jungle in Skelmersdale is the place to visit if you are looking for somewhere amazing to take the children that's full of fun, clean,...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 6.1 miles from Rufford
  15. Flowers at Churchtown Botanic Gardens in Southport

    Churchtown Botanic Gardens

    Southport

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Churchtown Botanic Gardens These Gardens, located in scenic little Churchtown, have regulalry achieved a Green Flag Award for its excellence as a par...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.2 miles from Rufford
  16. Soft play ball pit at Playmates Childrens Play Centre in Chorley

    Playmates Childrens Play Centre

    Chorley

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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...

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 6.4 miles from Rufford
  17. Musical show for kids at Tiny Rockers in Chorley

    Tiny Rockers

    Chorley

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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...

    3 star rating Rating 3/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 7 miles from Rufford
  18. Owl at Turbary Woods in Preston

    Turbary Woods

    Preston

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos 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,...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 7.2 miles from Rufford
  19. Lake at Hesketh Park in Southport

    Hesketh Park

    Southport

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Hesketh Park is only a short walk away from Southport city centre, has had over £3 million pounds spent on it and it is free to visit, brilliant. Eve...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 7.2 miles from Rufford
  20. Crafts at The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery in Chorley

    The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery

    Chorley

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 7.4 miles from Rufford

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