Best Things To Do & Days Out In Greater Manchester

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 113 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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All Ages Outdoor Great Outdoors

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefiled, West Yorkshire, WF4 4LG

Yorkshire Sculpture Parknear Wakefield, West Yorkshire Things to do at Yorkshire Sculpture Park review The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is located halfway between Wakefield and Barnsley. It is advertised as art without walls and it is set in a vast parkland that you can spend hours walking around. It is...
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All Ages Indoor Sports Swimming Indoor Fun

Dimensions Leisure Centre

Dimensions Leisure Centre, Scotia Road, Tunstall, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST6 4ET

Things to do at Dimensions Leisure Centre review Dimensions is a council-run leisure park in Tunstall near Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire. It has a great family-friendly fantasy-themed splash pool plus slides and a swimming pool. The leisure pool has a water fountain. rapids you can ride, a 65-metre dragon slide and a...
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All Ages Outdoor Outdoor Fun Maize Maze Seasonal

Brimstage Maze

Brimstage Maze, Brimstage Hall, Brimstage, Wirral, Merseyside, CH366JA

Things to do at Brimstage Maze review Please note this attraction is seasonal and only opens in the summer (July to September) Brimstage Maze is near Birkenhead in the Wirral, Merseyside. The main event at Brimstage, of course, is the Maize maze. In 2020, the maze was bigger and better...
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All Ages Outdoor Animals

Posey Pacas Alpacas

Posey Pacas, Home Farm, Tong, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD4 0RR

Things to do at Posey Pacas Alpacas review Alpacas are such gentle creatures it's always a pleasure to take one for a walk. Posey Pacas Alpacas is located in Tong near Bradford, West Yorkshire. They run the alpaca walking from their farm and the walk takes your through...
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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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Primary Tweens Teens Indoor Adventure Indoor Fun

TeamSport Go Karting Stoke

TeamSport Go Karting Stoke, Waterloo Rd, Burslem, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST6 2QB

Things to do at TeamSport Go Karting Stoke review Race your family and friends on this 500-metre track in Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire. TeamSport has a number of venues across the UK. This is a state of the art, recently renovated, electric go kart track. This is a multi-level circuit with ramps,...
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Toddlers Primary Indoor Indoor Fun Indoor Play Centres

Apple Tree Town

Apple tree town, Industrial estate, Unit 6 Loomer road, Newcastle, Staffordshire, ST5 7LB

Things to do at Apple Tree Town review Apple Tree Town is a brand new role play centre in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire. "Venture into an imaginary Town….. where the only limit is your child’s imagination. With 10 real world play spaces. One minute your child can be directing a play...
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All Ages Outdoor Great Outdoors Outdoor Fun

Wentworth Castle Gardens

Park Dr, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3EN

Things to do at Wentworth Castle Gardens review Wentworth Castle Gardens are 60 acres of gardens maintained by the National Trust near Barnsley in South Yorkshire. The house itself is closed to the public but the gardens and parklands are beautifully maintained and are a great family-friendly place to...
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