Best Things To Do & Days Out In Greater Manchester

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 184 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.

Things to do in Greater Manchester

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Treetop Manchester

Treetop Manchester, Heaton Park, St Margaret's Rd, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M25 2GT

Things to do at Treetop Manchester review Treetop Adventure in Manchester has a Treetop Trek and Treetop Nets. They provide outdoor adventures and a great day out with the family located in Heaton Park. Their Full Trek is a high ropes adventure with 20 jaw-dropping aerial challenges and 14 thrilling...
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Science and Industry Museum

Science and Industry Museum, Liverpool Rd, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4FP

Things to do at Science and Industry Museum review The Science and Industry Museum is located in the heart of Manchester. It is full of amazing objects and revolutionary ideas that changed the world forever. From the Industrial Revolution to today and beyond. At the museum, you can find out...
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience Manchester

Crystal Maze Experience, St Johns, Lower Byrom St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4FP

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience Manchester review The Crystal Maze LIVE experience located in Manchester is one of two venues in the UK where this epic game show is brought to life. With children from the age of 13 who are 1.2 metres or taller, you can now experience just...
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TeamSport Go Karting Manchester Victoria

TeamSport Go Karting Manchester Victoria, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 1AR

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting Manchester Victoria review Race your family and friends on their multi-level 550-metre go kart track circuit in Victoria, Manchester. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. Their unique 550-metre circuit is located under Manchester arena car park. There's plenty of corners and...
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Escape Hunt Manchester

Escape Hunt Manchester, Unit 19, Corn Exchange, Exchange Sq, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 3TR

Escape Hunt Manchester review Escape Hunt Manchester is located at the Corn Exchange. The escape rooms are packed with excitement and you can tackle various challenges as a family. Together you will work as a team to find clues, solve puzzles and missions. The best group sizes are between...
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ODEON Manchester

ODEON Manchester, 235 Deansgate, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4EN

ODEON Manchester review ODEON Manchester is located in the heart of the city centre in the historic Great Northern development. The ODEON Cinema shows the latest Blockbuster movies plus other classics from the past decades of films. They are the biggest cinema chain in the UK. Films at this cinema...
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Hard Rock Cafe Manchester

Hard Rock Cafe Manchester, The Printworks, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 2BS

Things to do at Hard Rock Cafe Manchester review The legendary Hard Rock Cafe was established in Manchester in 2000. Located in the Northern Quarter of the City Centre. In short walking distance of Manchester Arena, The National Football Museum, Arndale shopping centre, Royal Exchange Theatre & Manchester Cathedral.   Today you...
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Escape Reality Manchester

Escape Reality Manchester, The Printworks, Withy Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 2BS

Escape Reality Manchester review Escape Reality Manchester is located in the city centre. It is a live escape room that provides players with an immersive experience. Your challenge is to solve a series of challenging puzzles and escape the room within 60 minutes. Families can play together in groups...
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Vue Cinema Manchester Printworks

Vue Cinema Manchester Printworks, The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 2BS

Vue Cinema Manchester Printworks review Vue Cinema Manchester Printworks is located in the Northern Quarter of the city centre. Vue cinemas are one of the biggest cinema chains in the UK. They show the latest Blockbuster movies using state-of-the-art technology. Films are shown using high-quality Sony 4k pictures and fantastic...
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The Cube Live Urban Playground

The Cube Live Urban Playground, Manchester Arndale, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 3AQ

Things to do at The Cube Live Urban Playground review The Urban Playground is a brand new attraction located in the Arndale Centre in Manchester. It is home to the Cube Live Experience and Putters crazy golf. The recommended age limit for The Cube is 12, however, younger players...
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Electric Gamebox Manchester Arndale

Electric Gamebox Manchester Arndale, Manchester Arndale, Unit R3 Halle Place, Market St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 3AQ

Things to do at Electric Gamebox Manchester Arndale review Located in the Arndale Centre in Manchester is Electric Gamebox. It is a relatively new attraction that families can play with kids from the age of 8. Electric Gamebox is an immersive digital experience with games lasting 30 or 60...
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Tenpin Manchester Printworks

Tenpin Manchester Printworks, The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 2BS

Things to do at Tenpin Manchester Printworks review Tenpin Manchester Printworks is located in the Northern Quarter of the city centre. It is a family-friendly ten-pin bowling alley venue with pool tables, table tennis, karaoke and arcade machines. This centre has 12 bowling lanes with Cosmic Bowling, glow in...
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Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester

Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester, The Printworks, Dantzic Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 2BS

Things to do at Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester review Located in the Printworks part of the Arndale Shopping centre is Manchester's Treetop Adventure golf. They have two family-friendly 18 hole mini golf courses, the Tropical Trail and the Ancient explorer. The Tropical trail features an 18 hole course through the...
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Flip Out Manchester

Flip Out Manchester, Corbett St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M11 4TA

Things to do at Flip Out Manchester review Flip Out Manchester is located on Corbett Street outside of the city centre. It is a trampoline park with other great and fun things to do. You can book a number of different sessions including Toddler Time, Standard Jump, SEND...
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Hollywood Bowl Bury

Hollywood Bowl Bury, 11 The Rock, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0JX

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Bury review The newly refurbished Hollywood Bowl in Bury, Greater Manchester has 24 pre-bookable state-of-the-art bowling lanes including VIP Lanes. You can also enjoy freshly-made American classics, including gourmet burgers, hot dogs and freshly made thick shakes in the Hollywood Diner. There is a...
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