Best Things To Do & Days Out In Lancashire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 278 fun things to do in Lancashire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Lancashire 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 Lancashire 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 Lancashire

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MFA Bowl Burnley

MFA Bowl Burnley, Finsley Gate, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 2HE

Things to do at MFA Bowl Burnley review MFA Bowl Burnley is located in the centre of this Lancashire town. It is a ten-pin bowling alley and it is a family-friendly venue with 24 bookable bowling lanes. They have ramps and bumpers to help the younger (and maybe even older) visitors...
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Vue Cinema Lancaster

Vue Cinema Lancaster, Church St, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1LP

Vue Cinema Lancaster review Vue Cinema Lancaster, Lancashire is located in the heart of the town centre. They show the latest Blockbuster movies using state-of-the-art technology. Vue cinemas are one of the biggest multiplex cinema chains in the UK. They have Mini Morning sessions which give both adults and...
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Go Ape Rivington

Go Ape Rivington, Great House Barn, Rivington Ln, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 7SB

Things to do at Go Ape Rivington review Go Ape at Rivington near Bolton in Lancashire is set in picturesque scenery with rugged hills, reservoirs and a woodland bursting with wildlife. The site is home to a Treetop Challenge. Treetop Challenge - There are 13-metre high platforms and a fun...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun Indoor Fun

Thornton Hall Country Park

Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-craven, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3TS

Things to do at Thornton Hall Country Park review Thornton Hall Country Park is a family-friendly farm park with animal encounters, play areas and more. It is an award-winning family run park near Thornton-in-craven, North Yorkshire. They even have camping pitches so you can stay overnight. The farm has a...
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Clip ‘n Climb Blackpool

Clip 'n Climb Blackpool, Apollo Court, Whitehills Business Park, 9 Hallam Way, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 5FS

Things to do at Clip 'n Climb Blackpool review Located on the outskirts of Blackpool in Lancashire is Clip 'n Climb, with an eye-catching range of climbing walls great for families. No experience is necessary and there are plenty of fun challenges to keep you all healthy and active. The...
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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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Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Rd, Rufford, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 1SG

Things to do at Rufford Old Hall review Rufford Old Hall is a National Trust property in Rufford, Lancashire. The hall was built around 1530 for Sir Robert Hesketh but only the great hall survives from the original structure. The Jacobean style brick built wing was added in 1661...
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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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Happy Mount Park

Happy Mount Park, Marine Rd E, Morecambe, Lancashire, LE4 6AQ

Things to do at Happy Mount Park review Happy Mount Park is a popular park in Morecambe, Lancashire. It has an adventure playground, crazy golf, a splash pad and more. The park was originally created in the 1920s and has since added more attractions while retaining the atmosphere of...
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Farmer Parrs Animal World

Farmer Parrs Animal World, Rossall Ln, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 8SL

Things to do at Farmer Parrs Animal World review Farmer Parrs Animal World is located in Fleetwood, Lancashire. There are farm animals, a large museum and play areas. In the large Flyde Country Life Museum you can take a trip down memory lane in 10,000 square feet of farm...
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Cineworld Bolton

Cineworld Bolton, The Valley, 15 Eagley Brook Way, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 8TS

Things to do at Cineworld Bolton review Located close to the A58 on the outskirts of Bolton in Lancashire is the Cineworld Cinema. It is a fantastic 15 screen cinema with one of the largest screens in the North West. Cineworld is one of the leading UK multiplex cinema...
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Hollywood Bowl Bolton

Hollywood Bowl Bolton, 25, 27 The Linkway, Horwich, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL6 6JA

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Bolton review 26 fully computerised ten-pin bowling lanes with an American themed diner, licensed bar and latest electronic leisure arcade in Bolton, Greater Manchester. You can get food and drink served right to individual bowling lanes. Enjoy a drink at the bar, or a sit-down meal...
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Vue Cinema Bolton

Vue Cinema Bolton, 37 The Linkway, Horwich, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL6 6JA

Vue Cinema Bolton review Vue Cinema Bolton, Greater Manchester is located in the Middlebrook Retail and Leisure Park outside of the town 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...
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Vue Cinema Cleveleys

Vue Cinema Cleveleys, North Promenade, Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 1DB

Vue Cinema Cleveleys review Vue Cinema Cleveleys, Lancashire is located on the main seafront promenade. 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 Digital Dolby Surround sound...
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ODEON Blackpool

ODEON Blackpool, Rigby Rd, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5EP

ODEON Blackpool review The ODEON Cinema in Blackpool, Lancashire is located slightly inland away from the main Promenade. It can be found on Rigby Road close to the Blackpool Football Club. ODEON Cinema shows the latest movies plus other classics from the past decades of films. They are the...
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