Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cheshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 155 fun things to do in Cheshire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Cheshire 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 Cheshire 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.

Things to do in Cheshire

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Ribble Steam Railway and Museum

Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, Chain Caul Rd, Ashton-on-ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD

Things to do at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum review The Ribble Steam Railway is a standard gauge preserved railway near Preston in Lancashire. It runs along Preston Docks and is home to a collection of railway based items from a previously closed museum in Southport. The line was...
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Telford Town Park

Telford Town Park, Thinkshay Rd, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4EP

Things to do at Telford Town Park review Telford Town Park is an award-winning park located in the town. There is a wide range of things to do, see and explore in the park with some fantastic play areas. The highlight for families is the range of play areas....
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Carsington Water

Carsington Water, Sheepwash Car Park, Carsington, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4DD

Things to do at Carsington Water review Carsington Water is a large reservoir operated by Severn Trent Water located between Wirksworth and Kniveton in Derbyshire. As well as watersports there is a play area, walks around the lake, fishing and a visitor centre. There is a 3-mile cycle route which...
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Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP

Things to do at Chatsworth House review Chatsworth House is one of the UK's grandest estates in the UK and the jewel of the Peak District. Set in expansive parkland where wild deer roam and backed by wooded hills, it's been chosen as Britain's favourite country house several...
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Boscobel House and The Royal Oak

Boscobel House and the royal oak, Offoxey Road, Bishop's Wood, Staffordshire, ST19 9AR

Things to do at Boscobel House and The Royal Oak review Boscobel House and gardens were created in the 17th-century. Located in Bishop's Wood Staffordshire the property is today maintained by English Heritage. The Royal Oak is a famous tree that the eldest son of King Charles I was...
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Rodbaston Animal Zone

Rodbaston Animal Zone, Rodbaston Dr, Penkridge, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 5PH

Things to do at Rodbaston Animal Zone review Rodbaston Animal Zone is located at South Staffordshire college in Penkridge, Staffordshire. It is a small college-campus zoo open to visitors with animal encounters, educational activities and it is home to around 750 animals. They are open at weekends and during...
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Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall, Main Rd, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Things to do at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood review Sudbury Hall is an ornately crafted 17th-century manor house which houses an interactive museum dedicated to childhood. The house is in Sudbury near Ashbourne in Derbyshire. The museum of childhood has a surprise around every...
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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DQ

Things to do Ironbridge Gorge Museums review Ironbridge Gorge Museums is actually 10 different tourist attractions. At these attractions, you can step back in time and marvel at the achievements of the real British entrepreneurs. Each of the British History Museums reflects a slice of the history of...
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Enginuity Museum

Enginuity Museum, 10 Wellington Rd, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DX

Things to do at Enginuity Museum review Enginuity Museum is part of the Ironbridge collection of museums and is located in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. It is a fun science and engineering museum, especially for kids. It's a great place for your kids to find out more about the way things work....
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Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2UQ

Things to do Cannock Chase review Part of the Forestry Commission, Cannock Chase is fantastic for everything outdoors. Parking is most popular at Birches Valley, which is £6 per day. With 4 walking trails, 4 cycling trails, a Go Ape, Segway riding, and even a dog activity trail, there...
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Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Longshaw, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7TZ

Things to do at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors review The National Trust's Longshaw Estate, Burbage and the Eastern Moors is an area of parkland and heather moorland in the Peak District. It is free to visit and they are perfect for visiting to enjoy family-friendly walks. Longshaw Estate has spectacular...
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Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town, Legges Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5UD

Things to do at Blists Hill Victorian Town review Blists Hill Victorian Town is part of the Ironbridge collection of museums near Telford in Shropshire. It is an open-air museum that will transport you back more than 100 years to a fantastic recreation of Victorian Life. You can visit...
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Peak Rail

Peak Rail, Matlock Station Yard, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NA

Things to do at Peak Rail review Peak Rail is a heritage steam and diesel service for tourists and visitors to the Peak District and the Derbyshire Dales in Matlock, Derbyshire. The track length is around 6 kilometres with three stations. The railway provides a nostalgic journey back to a...
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Gulliver’s Kingdom Matlock Bath

Gulliver's Kingdom, Temple Walk, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PG

Things to do at Gulliver's Kingdom Matlock Bath review Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath is set into a hillside so it's pretty steep getting up and down. Plan your day so you start at the top and work your way down. There are plenty of rides at this...
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Peak District Lead Mining Museum

Peak District Lead Mining Museum, 196 S Parade, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR

Things to do at Peak District Lead Mining Museum review The Peak District Lead Mining Museum is in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire. It is a mockup of a 1920s lead and fluorspar mine which is great for kids to safely explore and experiences how the miners worked in dangerous conditions....
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