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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National Science and Media Museum

National Science and Media Museum, Pictureville, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 1NQ

Things to do at National Science and Media Museum review The National Science and Media Museum is located in the heart of Bradford, West Yorkshire. It's a really great museum for families and it does a fantastic job of making learning fun. The museum has permanent and temporary...
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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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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 Indoor & Outdoor Historical Outdoor Fun

Tatton Park National Trust

Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6SG

Things to do at Tatton Park National Trust review If you want to spend all day out with your family, then Tatton Park in Cheshire is the place to go. Along with the beautiful mansion to explore, you’ve got the gardens, farm (at an additional cost), the old hall...
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Lyme Park National Trust

Lyme Park, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 2NR

Things to do at Lyme Park National Trust review Lyme Park, near Stockport in Cheshire, is the perfect place for families to go and spend a day out. You’ve got the glorious house, which is surrounded by gardens, moorland and a deer park. You can easily spend all day...
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Wheelock Hall Farm

Wheelock Hall Farm, Crewe Rd, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 4RE

Pick Your Own PumpkinsAnimal FarmPlay Areas Wheelock Hall Farm is Sandbach, Cheshire. They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as pick your own pumpkins and a maize. There is also an animal park with play areas. Pick Your Own Pumpkins - PYO Pumpkin Patch "The price includes entry to...
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Grange Farm Lowton

Grange Farm Lowton, Stone Cross Ln S, Lowton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 1JU

Pick Your Own PumpkinsAnimal FarmPlay AreasSanta Grange Farm Lowton is located near Warrington, Cheshire. They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as pick your own pumpkins and Santa's Grotto. There is also an animal park with play areas. Pick Your Own Pumpkins - PYO Pumpkin Patch This year they...
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The Hayloft Cheshire

The Hayloft, Cheshire, Sandy Lane, Great Sankey, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 3XP

Pick Your Own PumpkinsMaize MazePlay areaMiniature TrainSanta The Hayloft is located in Great Sankey near Widnes in Cheshire. They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as pick your own pumpkins, maize maze, miniature train and Santa. There is also an ice-cream parlour, coffee shop and children's play area. Pick...
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Walton Hall and Gardens

Walton Hall and Gardens, Walton Lea Rd, Higher Walton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6SN

Things to do at Walton Hall and Gardens review We love visiting Walton Hall and Gardens, near Warrington in Cheshire. You have to pay to park, but the grounds, playground and petting zoo are all free to explore. We don’t usually spend any more than half a day at Walton...
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Kenyon Hall Farm

Kenyon Hall Farm, Winwick Ln, Croft, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7ED

Pick Your Own PumpkinsMaize MazePYO FruitPlay areaChristmas Trees & Santa Kenyon Hall Farm is located near Warrington in Cheshire. They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as pick your own pumpkins. a maize maze and opportunities to meet Santa. There is also a cafe, pick your own fruit...
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Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo, E Park Dr, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8PP

Things to do at Blackpool Zoo review There is lots to see at Blackpool Zoo with over 1000 animals to visit and you can easily spend all day there when it's nice weather however it usually takes around 3-4 hours to see everything. There are several animal shows and talks...
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Tatton Park Farm

Tatton Farm, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6SG

Things to do at Tatton Park Farm review The huge historical estate of Tatton Park in Knutsford, Cheshire is made up of an 18th Century mansion, 50 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, 1000 acres of deer park, a historic working farm, a medieval Old Hall and a large adventure...
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Cockfields Farm

Cockfields Farm, Lees Road, Oldham, Ashton-under-lyne, Greater Manchester, OL6 8AR

Things to do at Cockfields Farm review You can have a fun family day out at Cockfields Farm Park. We tend to spend all day there and make the most of our visits (I usually have to drag the kids away). There’s plenty to do at the farm,...
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Biddulph Grange Garden

Biddulph Grange Garden, Grande Rd, Biddulph, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7SD

Things to do Biddulph Grange Garden review Fire up little imaginations and become real life explorers for a day. What's more exciting than discovering an Egyptian pyramid or ringing the bell in a Chinese temple? Intrigued? Biddulph Grange Garden is a National Trust property in the Staffordshire Moorlands. If...
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Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Stoke

Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Stoke, Sun St, Hanley, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST14NB

Things to do Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Stoke review Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Stoke is a unique, purpose-built indoor obstacle course inspired by the famous ITV hit show, Ninja Warrior UK, which is located in Hanley, Stoke on Trent. It is the best Ninja Warrior experience for aspiring...
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