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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Merseyside

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 790 fun things to do in Merseyside for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Liverpool, Prescot and Southport. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 573 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Merseyside 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 Merseyside 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!

Find your perfect day out

Walker Art Gallery

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The esteemed Walker Art Gallery is known for it's Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art and Tudor Portraits, but it's also surprisingly child friendly, wi...

St. George's Hall

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Landmarks

Discover first-hand the wealth and glamour of 19th century Liverpool with a visit to the stunning St. George's Hall. Imagine what Victorians were lik...

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  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

There's no better place to explore the wonders of the natural world than World Museum Liverpool, where you can see everything from live colonies of i...

Crazy Town Play

  • Bootle
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The thoroughly well titled Crazy Town is an enormous Australian themed play extravaganza, with life size Ozzie characters, huge slides and loads of s...

Curious About Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Liverpool gives a different glimpse into what makes Liverpool what it is today: the events, people and places that have shaped it. Resi...

VR HERE

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Escape and explore the unknown with VR Here: a room-scale virtual reality experience. Realities range from stepping into the solar system or facing o...

St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery, also known as Radio City Tower, is a radio and observation tower that is the second tallest free standing building i...

Awesome Walls Climbing Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Awesome Walls Liverpool is situated in St Albans Church. The church first opened its doors in 1849 and closed them in to worshippers in 1991. The doo...



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Beechley Riding Stables

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approvedBeechley Riding Stables was saved and is now run by a registered charity dedicated to providing equestrian fun and therapy for people wit...

Bluecoat

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Discover the best of contemporary art at Bluecoat - the oldest centre for contemporary arts in the UK. See works by modern artists and craftsmen, and...

ODEON Liverpool ONE

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Find your new favourite film or revisit a few family classics with a trip to the flicks. Just don’t forget to grab a big bucket of popcorn at ODEON L...

Jungle Fun

  • Childwall
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle Fun can be found on the top floor of the Belle Vale shopping centre and provides fitness and fun for kids of all ages from crawlers and toddle...

Rampworx Skatepark

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Rampworx is a really friendly indoor skateboarding and BMX facility which welcomes the experienced and total noobs alike, with coaching classes avail...

Sefton Park

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sefton Park has a good size children's play area which features swings, a decent slide, cool climbing frames, a round about, spring mobile ride on an...

Western Approaches HQ

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Western Approaches HQ (previously  The Liverpool War Museum) is a restoration of the WWII Command Centre that operated throughout the Battle of the A...

Queensway Tunnel Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Queensway Tunnel Tour is a fascinating insight under the surface of George's Dock, which welcomes families with kids over 10 years old who are confid...

British Music Experience

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Are your kids mini music stars in the making? Then head over to the British Music Experience in Liverpool for a rocking day out for all the family!...

International Slavery Museum

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

International Slavery Museum is an accessible and informative collection of displays aimed at older children and adults, spread over 3 main galleries...

Magical Mystery Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Step aboard the colourful Magical Mystery Tour bus for a fun and fascinating 2 hour tour of Beatles Liverpool. You'll see all the places associated w...

Liverpool City Walks

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Liverpool City Walks give you a chance to hear about the fascinating history of this city and its culture and also how it has changed over time. Ther...

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