20 Best Things To Do In Wirral Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Wirral

From the great outdoors to outer space, there are lots of quirky things to do in Wirral for you and your family. Let’s dive in!

A trip to Hilbre islands is an unmissable adventure for all the family. The islands are absolutely stunning and they're a  great spot for bird lovers. Pay attention to the clock though! The islands are cut off from the mainland every four hours due to the tide, so be prepared to leave at least three hours before high tide otherwise you’ll be stuck!

If enjoying the great outdoors is your thing, then you should also try Thurstaston Nature Reserve. There you’ll find woodland, meadow, parklands and stunning views  to enjoy on a relaxing family day out in Wirral. Keep an eye out for the wonderful local wildlife too! Listen out for singing birds and spot colourful butterflies as you soak up the sunshine on a warm afternoon.

Another awesome family attraction nearby is Church Farm Thurstaston. With lots of hands-on fun, tractor and trailer rides and plenty of cute farm animals to meet, the budding young farmers in your family will be thoroughly entertained.

How about getting lost in Brimsgate Maze? Follow the clues to find your way out of the endless twists and turns. Once you find your way, an inflatable assault course and crazy golf await. 

Now it’s time for an indoor attraction that will take you to the stars and beyond. Get ready for lift off at Spaceport! Become virtual astronauts in the space dome, ride a flight simulation and do a bit of stargazing in the Observatory.

Fancy taking your family on a day trip from Wirral? Why not try one of these great days out ideas in the North West, as suggested by our trusted explorer Karen, mum of 3.

 

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Thurstaston Nature Reserve

  • Wirral
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Thurstaston Common Nature Reserve has almost 250 acres to explore, filled with a fantastic variety of habitats that is home to plenty of wildlife. It...

A family looking around a corner at an Escape Hunt room

Escape Hunt Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Time for a family escape! Gather your puzzle-solving team and try to beat the clock at one of the family-friendly escape rooms at Escape Hunt Liverpo...

Bird at Hilbre Islands in Hoylake

Hilbre Islands

  • Hoylake
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hilbre Islands The Islands are cut off from the mainland by the tide for up to four hours out of every twelve. If you are planning a visit to the Isl...

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

All aboard the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise! Enjoy a 50 minute cruise, take in the iconic views of Liverpool's waterfront and learn all about L...

Soft play ball pit at Rascalz Soft Play Centre in Wirral

Rascalz Soft Play Centre2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Wirral
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rascalz Soft Play Centre Rascalz is a multi storey adventure playground great for under 10s to get their physical and social exercise for the day. Th...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

The Liverpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A crack team of scouse sleuths have been on the case of murder most foul, but with no suspects in sight, they can’t just ‘Let it be’! Will you help t...

West Kirby Beach

West Kirby Beach

  • Wirral
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches
Boat left standing at Meols Beach in Wirral

Meols Beach

  • Wirral
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Enjoy the feeling of total relaxation, as you lie on the warm sand and watch your little explorers play in the water at Meols Beach near Wirral. This...

Walking path at Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm in Wirral

Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wirral
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Tam O’Shanter Urban Farm is based in the grounds of the historic thatched cottage Tam O’Shanter used. Visitors are welcome to meet a variety of anima...

Lighthouse at Moreton Beach

Moreton Beach

  • Wirral
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Love building towers in the sand with your tiny princes and princess? Put your sunscreen armour on and head out for a day at Moreton Beach near Walla...

Kids on tractor ride at Church Farm Thurstaston in Wirral

Church Farm Thurstaston

  • Wirral
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Church Farm is one of the Wirral's most popular family attractions. Join them for a fabulous day out for all the family; with over 120 friendly anima...

Aerial view of Brimstage Maze in Wirral

Brimstage Maze

  • Wirral
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Brimstage Maze is a place you can truly get lost in! Maizy’s Maze is a ‘growing puzzle’ that’s waiting to see if you can solve it! Enter the seven fe...

Indoor soft play and cafe at Mini Monsters Fun House in Neston

Mini Monsters Fun House

  • Neston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Mini Monsters is a great all weather adventure play destination with inside and outside features and loads of entertaining equipment and facilities f...

People swimming at Europa Pools in Birkenhead

Europa Pools Leisure Centre

  • Birkenhead
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Getting children to the pool for swimming lessons can feel like a drag, however Europa Pools has equipped you with everything you need to turn your c...

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Vue Birkenhead

  • Birkenhead
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Settle down into your seat, and let the film do all the rest of the work. Jump into movie magic at Vue Birkenhead, where you’ll find all your favouri...

Wallasey Beach

  • Wallasey
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Wallasey Beach comes ‘recommended’ by the Marine Conservation Society, so you know it’s going to be good! On the Eastern end of the North Wirral Coas...

Inside soft play frame at Monkeyhouse Softplay in Wallasey

Monkeyhouse Softplay

  • Wallasey
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Come rain or shine, Monkeyhouse soft play is always ready to welcome your cheeky monkeys through its doors. Deep in the wild you’ll find a slides to...

Outside view of The Madhouse in Wirral

The Madhouse4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Wirral
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Madhouse has a height limit of 4.5ft, an upper age range of 7 years and a maximum occupancy of 30, this place is precisely as big as it needs to...

Indoor soft play frame at Play Planet Wallasey

Play Planet Wallasey

  • Wallasey
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Planet is an invaluable little soft play facility based inside the Seacombe Ferry Terminal and ideal for stretching little legs before or af...

Lighthouse at New Brighton Beach

New Brighton Beach5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • New Brighton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Sometimes you just can’t beat a trip to the seaside. It’s time to grab the sunscreen, sunglasses and swimming gear and get splashing at New Brighton...

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