Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cheshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 204 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.

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Smithills Open Farm

Smithills Open Farm, Smithills Dean Rd, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 7NS

Things to do at Smithills Open Farm review Smithills Open Farm offers a fantastic family day out in Bolton, Greater Manchester. This real working farm has over 25 different types of animals to see. As well as typical farm animals like sheep, cows, pigs, goats, chickens, ducks, horses...
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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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Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park, Jaggers Ln, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5LH

Things to do at Matlock Farm Park review Just outside the Peak District, Matlock Farm Park is a fantastic day out for little ones, and one of the top things to do in Matlock. Despite being located in livestock farming country, Matlock Farm Park is the only place in...
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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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Shugborough Estate

Shugborough Estate, Milford, Great Haywood, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XB

Things to do Shugborough Estate review Shugborough Estate is a National Trust property. It is home to a stately mansion and has 900 acres of land to explore. With a natural play area to investigate, kids will be happy with the vast array of equipment to climb...
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Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre

Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre, Stone Rd, Eccleshall, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST21 6JY

Things to do Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre review After suffering a terrible fire in 2019, Gentleshaw has been building its way back up and dealing with the losses of some of its animals. They have housed rescue animals since 1993 and is a small but pleasant animal centre to...
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British Ironwork Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park

British Ironwork Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park, Whitehall, Aston, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4JH

Things to do British Ironwork Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park review The British Ironworks Centre is located in the heart of Oswestry, on over 60 acres of land. Sculptures of every size, shape and colour start from the car park and make their way into the buildings. Subjects...
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Quarry Bank National Trust

Quarry Bank National Trust, Styal Rd, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4LA

Things to do at Quarry Bank National Trust review Quarry Bank is a great National Trust to visit with kids. There are so many things to do whatever the weather. The site is a great industrial heritage community. There is the option to go on a guided tour of...
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Trentham Gardens

Trentham Gardens, Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8JG

Things to do Trentham Estate - Trentham Gardens review Wander the beautifully landscaped gardens of the Trentham Estate, and pick a quiet spot to enjoy a picnic with a view over the lake. During Summer take advantage of the free traditional deckchairs and relax for the day.  Trentham Lake,...
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The Ice Cream Farm

The Ice Cream Farm, Drumlan Hall, Newton lane, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 9NE

Things to do at The Ice Cream Farm review The Ice Cream Farm In Cheshire is a jam-packed full day out for the kids. There is an abundance of activities (and Ice cream) to keep them busy for hours on end.   You pay a small charge for entry for...
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Trentham Monkey Forest

Trentham Monkey Forest, Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Tittensor, Staffordshire, ST12 9HR

Things to do Trentham Monkey Forest review At Trentham Monkey forest near Stoke-on-Trent, you can get up close to some 140 Barbary Macaque monkeys. They roam free in 60 acres of beautiful and ancient Staffordshire woodland making it a really unique place to visit in the UK. There...
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Peak Wildlife Park

Peak Wildlife Park, Winkhill, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7QR

Things to do Peak Wildlife Park review Peak Wildlife Park is based in Winkhill near Leek. It offers the opportunity to come face to face with a variety of animals from different continents. It includes animal walkthroughs, keeper talks, indoor and outdoor play areas plus an on-site cafe....
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National Forest Adventure Farm

National Forest Adventure Farm, Postern Rd, Tatenhill, burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ

Things to do National Forest Adventure Farm review The National Forest Adventure Farm is in Tatenhill near Burton-On-Trent. It includes a large indoor soft play area, outdoor activities and farm animals. They also have a variety of themed events throughout the year including a themed maize maze in...
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Alton Towers

Alton Towers, Farley Lane, Alton, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB

Things to do Alton Towers review I've been visiting Alton Towers for as long as I can remember and it's been fascinating watching it change and develop. We find that with the size of the park and everything that there is to do there that we like to...
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Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World

Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World, Preston on the Weald Moors, Telford, Shropshire, TF6 6DJ

Things to do Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World review This is a small, family-run zoo located on the outskirts of Telford. Nestled in 32 acres of woodland and paddocks it has over 400 animals covering 120 different species. Some are very exotic and endangered. They have lots of...
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