Best Summer Events North West 2022 | Family Friendly | Things to Do

Here it is our list of the best summer events across the South East to keep you busy all summer. This list includes events in the North West of England – Cheshire – Cumbria – Greater Manchester – Lancashire (no events found as yet in Lancashire) – Merseyside. All events are family-friendly.

Please check with the attraction that everything is as advertised before you visit.

Things to do North West Summer 2022


Arley Hall and Gardens – Various Events – Cheshire

When? See below
Address: Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA, Cheshire
A Bit About – 13h August – National firework champions. Saturday 27th – Monday 29th August – Geronimo family-friendly festival.


Beeston Castle – Various Events – Cheshire

When? See below
Address: Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA, Cheshire
A Bit About – 23rd – 24th July Medieval Weekend “Step back in time to medieval England. Meet characters from the past and hear tales from centuries ago.” 27th-29th August Legendary Joust – “With so much to see and do all day long, Beeston Castle’s Legendary Joust event is a fun-filled, action-packed and great value day out for the whole family.”


Cockfields Farm – Farm Live Festival – Greater Manchester

When? Various dates during the summer holidays
Address: Cockfields Farm, Lees Road, Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL6 8AR
A Bit About – “It’s Festival Time this Summer on the Farm!! Grab your Dancing Shoes and your Tie Dye and join us for a whole day of Fantastic Farm FUN!!! we will of course still have a whole day of Animal Activities run by our Fabulous team of Farm Rangers too.”
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Gulliver’s World Warrington – See Bing and Flop – Cheshire

When? 16th July – 4th September
Address: Gullivers World Theme Park, Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 9YZ
A Bit About – “Bing and Flop will be making special appearances each day at Gulliver’s World Warrington throughout the summer.”
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Knowsley Safari Park – Brick Live Endangered Species – Merseyside

When? 9th July – 4th September
Address: Prescot L34 4AN
A Bit About – “Welcome to the ultimate brick adventure as BrickLive Endangered Species comes to Knowsley Safari this summer with over 27 animal life-sized models!”


Lowther Castle – Outdoor Theatre – Cumbria

When? 11th August
Address: Lowther Castle and Gardens, Lowther, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2HH
A Bit About – Peter Pan – “An outdoor theatre production in aid of the Calvert Trust, brought to us – as ever – by Illyria Theatre Company.”
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Muncaster Castle – Medieval Muncaster – Cumbria

When? 27th – 29th August
Address: Muncaster Castle and Gardens, Muncaster, Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ
A Bit About – “The Red Wyvern re-enactment society returns to Muncaster to live as our 15th century medieval ancestors once did. Think history is dusty and boring? Think again! An annual Muncaster favourite.”



Quarry Bank National Trust – Let’s Play – Cheshire

When? Throughout the summer holidays
Address: Quarry Bank National Trust, Styal Rd, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4LA
A Bit About – “Ready for an adventure? Then head for the special summer pavilions of play. Available until the end of the summer holidays, you can use the look-out point to survey your surroundings, listen out for nearby wildlife, or invent your own way to play.”
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Tatton Park and Farm – Pop Up Festivals – Cheshire

When? Throughout the summer holidays
Address: Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6SG
A Bit About – Tatton park are hosting a great number of Pop Up events throughout the summer holidays. From family shows to circus shows, pop acts and more. Please see their website for full listings via the link above.
More about Tatton Park and Tatton Park Farm


Walton Hall Gardens – Awful Auntie – Cheshire

When? 2nd September
Address: Walton Hall and Gardens, Walton Lea Rd, Higher Walton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6SN
A Bit About – “Awful Auntie by David Walliams, adapted for outdoor theatre by Heartbreak Productions, is a truly thrilling tale. Owls, ghosts, chases, escapes, motorcycle rides, and tiddlywinks all fill Stella’s days as she evades her menacing Aunt and saves the family home.”
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World of Beatrix Potter – Happy birthday Peter Rabbit show – Cumbria

When? Throughout the summer holidays
Address: The World of Beatrix Potter, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX
A Bit About – “Join in the fun and celebrate along with Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck and some of your other favourite characters who are brought to life in this new production featuring beautifully handcrafted puppets and enchanting original songs. The show is 60 minutes long and suitable for children aged 3+”
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Best Summer Events North West 2022 – Things to do


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