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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Lancashire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 941 fun things to do in Lancashire for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Lancaster, Morecambe and Preston. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 682 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Lancashire 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 Lancashire 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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Fired 4 U1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Fired 4 U welcomes families to have arty fun together. Children and adults sit together whilst painting pottery items. No one has to be an artist to...

Clip n Climb Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Clip n Climb Preston has 20 unique climbing challenges for you to try, plus some extra surprises like the Vertical Drop Slide. See how many you can c...

Rascals Party and Play Centre

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rascals Party and Play Centre, are a children's indoor play centre catering for all ages up to 12 years. There are 2 separate soft play areas. The ma...

Vue Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

The good ol' British weather isn't know for being dependable, but the cinema can offer a great day out regardless! Jump into movie magic at Vue Prest...

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...

Ninja Adventure

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • High Ropes Courses

If you’re looking for a fun family day out for kids and adults alike, Ninja Adventure is the perfect place. With an obstacle course, high ropes, soft...

Lil Monsters Childrens Indoor Playhouse

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The title says it all: Lil Monsters Indoor Playhouse is just the place for your mini monsters! There’s a whole lot of fun to keep children busy while...

Wacky World Inflatable Park Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Test your speed, strength and wack-factor at Wacky World Inflatable Park Preston. It’s Total Wipeout-style obstacle course with great, big, bouncy in...



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Energi Trampoline Park Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Bounce on down to Energi Trampoline Park Preston! With 130 trampolines you'll be bouncing all day long. There's also a climbing wall, air bag, dodgeb...

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...

Timed Trap

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

3 different themed rooms, 60 minutes on the clock and bundles of fun: Timed Trap is every escape artist’s idea of an adventure! How does it work? Aft...

Level

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Level is an all-in-one indoor family-entertainment centre in Preston. Here you and your kids can play bowling, laser tag, crazy golf, soft tip darts...

Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Prepare for an epic adventure, perfect for explorers of all ages! Challenge your little ones to a game of mini golf and take on one of the two exciti...

Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, is a family-friendly museum with loads of hands-on activities to get stuck into at whatever time of day y...

Lancashire Infantry Museum

  • Fulwood
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

History buffs, this is one for you. Lancashire Infantry Museum is the largest regimental archive in Northern England and is packed with costumes, cra...

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...

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...

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