Best Things To Do & Days Out In Greater Manchester

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 147 fun things to do in Greater Manchester for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester 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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All Ages Indoor Museum

Western Approaches

Western Approaches, 1-3 Rumford St, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 8SZ

Things to do at Western Approaches review The Western Approaches Museum is located in the heart of Liverpool, Merseyside. Inside you can explore Britain's top-secret underground bunker that is hidden under the streets of Liverpool. Back in the day, you had to sign the Official Secrets Act to enter...
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Primary Teens Tweens Indoor Indoor Fun Adventure

I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge

I'm a Celebrity Jungle Challenge, MediaCityUK, Quayside, Salford, Greater Manchester, M50 3AH

Things to do at I'm a Celebrity Jungle Challenge review The NEW attraction I'm a Celebrity Jungle Challenge is based on the hit TV series I'm a Celebrity Get me out of here. This fun-filled adventure attraction suitable for families is located in MediaCityUK on the Quayside of Salford,...
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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

Cineworld York

Cineworld York, York Community Stadium, Kathryn Ave, York, North Yorkshire, YO32 9AF

Cineworld York review Located in York, North Yorkshire is the Cineworld Cinema. It has 13 state-of-the-art cinema screens including VIP seats, Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. It is located in the Monks Cross leisure area. It has local transport links and a range of restaurants nearby...
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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

Cineworld Sheffield

Cineworld Sheffield, Valley Centertainment, Broughton Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 2EP

Things to do at Cineworld Sheffield review Located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire is the Cineworld Cinema. It has 20 state-of-the-art cinema screens including VIP screens, Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. It is located at the popular Centertainment leisure area on the outskirts of the city centre. It...
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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

Cineworld O2 Greenwich

Cineworld O2 Greenwich, The O2, Peninsula Square, London, London, SE10 0DX

Things to do at Cineworld O2 Greenwich review Located at the O2 in Greenwich, London, is the Cineworld Cinema. It has 11 state-of-the-art cinema screens including VIP screens, Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. It is located at the famous O2 next to the River Thames. They show...
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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street

Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street, 7 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, G2 3AB

Things to do at Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street review Located in Glasgow, Renfrew Street is the Cineworld Cinema. It has 18 screen state-of-the-art cinema screens over 3 levels including VIP screens, Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. It is located in the city centre and is the tallest...
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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

Cineworld Cheltenham

Cineworld Cheltenham, The Brewery Quarter, Oxford Passage, St Margaret's Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4FA

Things to do at Cineworld Cheltenham review Located in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire is the Cineworld Cinema. It has 14 screen state-of-the-art cinema screens including three VIP screens, Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. It is located at the heart of The Brewery in the city centre. They show the...
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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

Cineworld Brighton

Cineworld Brighton, Brighton Marina, Brighton, Sussex, BN2 5UF

Things to do at Cineworld Brighton review Located in Brighton on the seafront is the Cineworld Cinema. It is an 8 screen cinema located within Brighton Marina. Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. They show the latest movies for young and old. There is a...
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All Ages Indoor CInema and Theatre

Cineworld Basildon

Cineworld Basildon, Festival Leisure Park, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3WB

Things to do at Cineworld Basildon review Located in Basildon, Essex is the Cineworld Cinema. It is a 12 screen cinema situated in a leisure area close to the town centre. Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema chains. They show the latest movies for young and...
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All Ages Indoor Sightseeing

Royal Liver Building 360

Royal Liver Building 360, Pier Head, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1HU

Things to do at Royal Liver Building 360 review The Royal Liver Building 360 tour and visitor experience is a 70-minute tour of the iconic building on the water's edge in the city of Liverpool, Merseyside. The building stands at 322 and it was Europe's first skyscraper and...
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All Ages Indoor Indoor Fun Museum

Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Madame Tussauds Blackpool, 89 Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5AA

Things to do at Madame Tussauds Blackpool review Located on the main Promenade is Blackpool's Madame Tussauds. It was opened in 2011 and features over 80 wax figures of famous celebrities, film and TV characters, athletes and musicians. This place is selfie-heaven. There are different zones inside including Marvel where...
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All Ages Indoor Aquarium

SEA LIFE Blackpool

SEA LIFE Blackpool, Promenade , Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5AA

Things to do at SEA LIFE Blackpool review Located on the main promenade is Blackpool's Sea Life centre. It is full of family-friendly exhibits with a variety of sea creatures including penguins, sea turtles, sharks, jellyfish and more. There are different aquarium zones waiting to be explored. In the...
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Tweens Teens Primary Indoor Museum Indoor Fun

Blackpool Tower Dungeon

Blackpool Tower Dungeon, The Blackpool Tower Entrance, Bank Hey St, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4BJ

Things to do at Blackpool Tower Dungeon review Located in the Blackpool Tower is the Blackpool Tower Dungeon. It's one for the braver kids perhaps from at least the age of 10. There are 10 terrifying shows telling scary stories from the past, acted out by costumed actors and...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Boat Trips

Mersey Ferries

Mersey Ferries, Pier Head, George Parade, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1DP

Things to do at Mersey Ferries review Located on the Pier Head in Liverpool are the tourist boat trips run by Mersey Ferries. You can enjoy a range of cruises, ferries and amazing views of Liverpool and the Wirral. The River Explorer cruise is a great 50-minute sightseeing tour....
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Primary Teens Tweens Indoor Museum

Sick To Death

Sick To Death, St Michael's Church, Bridge St, Whitchurch, Cheshire, CH1 1NW

Things to do at Sick To Death Sick To Death is a new museum in Chester detailing the history of medicine. It's a fun way for kids to learn all about our pretty gruesome history when it comes to all things medicine. Make sure you only take your brave...
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