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Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway - Urmston
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Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway - Urmston
Also know locally as 'Chassen Park', Abbotsfield Park is especially worth visiting on a Sunday when the Urmston and District Railway Society operate a miniature train around the park. The park also plays to a number of events throughout the year, including the annual May Day Steam Rally, the Mayor's Bonfire and Silcock's Fair. Facilities ...
Aerial Extreme - Manchester
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Aerial Extreme - Manchester
Brand new for 2010, our latest city based course is located at the Trafford Centre.  Aerial Extreme at The Trafford Centre is a fun packed urban high ropes adventure course, boasting over 30 exciting obstacles. Climb high up into the air and amaze yourself as you take each challenge head on, from speedy drops, mid air jumps, suspended gravity...
Airkix Indoor Skydiving - Manchester
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Airkix Indoor Skydiving - Manchester
It's flying! Imagine a wind tunnel that could be used for testing the aerodynamics of an F1 racing car, turn it upright, gently lean into the airflow and you are skydiving. The easiest way to see what we are talking about is to watch one of the Airkix Flix. You'll get the idea really fast.
AirVault Trampoline Park
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AirVault Trampoline Park
A fun filled arena of around 90 interconnected trampolines suitable for kid and adults alike. Whether you want a game of dodgeball or to practice your cool slam-dunk skills on the basketball hoops then this place is ideal for you. That’s not to forget the awesome foam pit with double lane entry and side bounce trampoline! You can practice...
Anchorsawayplay - Wythenshawe
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Anchorsawayplay - Wythenshawe
Based Near Manchester Airport, by Juction 4 of the M56. We are Manchester s Premier Indoor Play centre. We proudly boast one of the latest and most challenging play frames in the country for both young babies to toddlers and for children up to the age of 11.To compliment the play area we have an outstanding restaurant serving everything from...
Awesome Walls Climbing Centre - Stockport
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Awesome Walls Climbing Centre - Stockport
Awesome Walls Climbing Centre (AWCC) first opened its doors in 1996 as 'The Climbing House' in a small back street unit in Bootle, Liverpool. Three years later we moved premises to St Albans Church. Now AWCC's can proudly state that it has two of the largest indoor climbing centres in England and 1 of the largest dedicated bouldering centres. We...
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK
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BBC Tour at MediaCityUK
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK are now home to a whole host of BBC channels and programmes including favourites such as Match Of The Day, Blue Peter, Dragons' Den, BBC Breakfast, Radio 5 Live and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, to name just a few. Their well-informed Tour Producers will entertain and surprise you as you walk in the footsteps of your...
Beast Rampz Skatepark
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Beast Rampz Skatepark
Beast Rampz Skatepark is one of Manchester's newest and best equipped skate parks, offering a terrific range of equipment to suit all levels from beginners up through professional level for both skaters and BMX riders. Features include micro, mini and midi ramping; 'rythmn' section; foam pit ramp plunge and Taco Wall Ride; split level street...
Bizzy Bouncers Indoor Play Area - Ashton Under Lyne
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Bizzy Bouncers Indoor Play Area - Ashton Under Lyne
Come and BUZZ n bounce around at the UK’s first fully inflatable indoor play area, café and party venue. We cater for all ages from babies to big kids and even the bigger kid inside every adult. Come and join our Bizzy friends at the daily playgroup sessions and have lots of fun with our morning activity sessions where the...
Bolton Steam Museum - Bolton
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Bolton Steam Museum - Bolton
Bolton Steam Museum has over 27 old stationary steam engines, which our volunteers have rescued from scrap and restored to run in steam once again. Most of these are running on our occasional Steaming Days. We have a wide range, with many different types of steam engine. Some are now unique - the only engine of this particular type left anywhere...
Bruntwood Park
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Bruntwood Park
Bruntwood Park is a large park consisting of ornamental gardens, ponds, waterways, wetland, mature woodland and hay meadows. There are loads of recreational and sporting facilities, including an 18 hole Pitch and Putt course, football pitches, orienteering courses plus a BMX cycle track and indoor and outdoor archery ranges. Admission: Free...
Burrs Activity Centre - Bury
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Burrs Activity Centre - Bury
Burrs Activity Centre is situated in the award winning Burrs Country Park close to the centre of Bury, with the river Irwell, the East Lancashire railway, a newly developed Caravan Club site with 80 pitches, the Brown Cow Public House, a Heritage Trail and the activity centre, all on site, it really is worth a visit. You can try ...
Carrington Riding Centre
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Carrington Riding Centre
BHS approved Carrington Riding Centre offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages, plus a group lesson designed for parents to come and ride with their children. Learning facilities include an indoor school and 4, all weather, rubberised and floodlit outdoor menages with comfortable viewing facilities and...
CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK
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CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK
The CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK is an exciting and interactive day out where children aged between 6 years and 11 years get to see behind the scenes at CBBC. MediaCityUK is the home of CBBC, where many popular CBBC programmes are made, such as Blue Peter and Newsround. Kids can have a go at being a CBBC presenter, or find out how it feels to...
Cheeky Chimps Playcentre Ltd - Manchester
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Cheeky Chimps Playcentre Ltd - Manchester
The Play Centre Where All Children Can go wild, Adventure Play for 0-12 year olds. Book a mid-week Bonanza Party at Cheeky Chimps for £100!!! This includes: 20 children (maximum) Food - Party Invites - 1 Party Game - Hour & Half Play!!! (Parties available Mon-Fri 4.15pm - 5.45pm)
Chill Factore - Manchester
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Chill Factore - Manchester
Chill Factore is home to the UK’s longest indoor skiing and snowboarding slope and the coolest family day out in the North West. Snowplay - A winter wonderland Experience the magic of our Snowplay area that will bring childhood memories flooding back and is sure to delight the little ones. Play make-believe in the Snow Castle and escape...
Chinese Arts Centre - Manchester
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Chinese Arts Centre - Manchester
Chinese Arts Centre works to promote, support and create opportunities for artists of Chinese descent. As the leading UK Chinese arts organisation, we offer a range of services for artists, arts organisations, businesses, schools and the general public. These include the following workshops: - Origami, Paper Cutting, Kite Making, Lantern...
Coach House - Manchester
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Coach House - Manchester
FUN FACTORY - (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 12noon - 8pm. Friday & Saturday 12noon 9pm. PARENT & TODDLER    Thursday from 10am. PARTY PACKAGES    Are available from please ring for details. CHARGES    Playtime £2.00 per child per hour. Tots...

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Daisy Nook Country Park
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Daisy Nook Country Park
Daisy Nook Country Park has woodland, canals, river, picnic sites, bird watching, orienteering and fishing. Families can have a fun-packed day in the countryside with two fantastic play areas set amongst 40 hectares of woodlands, meadows, waterways and a lake. Tots Lock - a narrow boat play feature with sand play areas aimed at under 5s -...
Daytona Karting - Manchester
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Daytona Karting - Manchester
Daytona Manchester - the UK's Premier Indoor Karting Venue - is our centrally-heated karting stadium located near Manchester city centre - and close to the world-famous Old Trafford Football ground. This unique venue offers year-round karting on the challenging tarmac GP circuit together with the very best in hospitality and conferencing. A...
Debdale Outdoor Centre - Gorton
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Debdale Outdoor Centre - Gorton
Debdale Outdoor Centre is a modern purpose-built outdoor centre owned and operated by Manchester City Council. We provide an exciting range of activities in Greater Manchester and further a field in the Peak District, North Wales and North West England. The Centre caters for a wide variety of clients of all ages and educational abilities, with...
East Lancashire Railway - Bury
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East Lancashire Railway - Bury
Opening Times Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm (last admission 3.30pm) Admission Adult – £2.80 Child (5-15years) – £1.90 Adult concession – £1.90 Family – £7.50 Discount for ELR ticket holders: Adult – £2.30 Child (5-15years) – £1.60 Adult concession...
Etherow Country Park
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Etherow Country Park
Etherow Country Park is a wonderful place to go for a day out surrounded by beautiful scenery, multiple lakes and walkways. Birdwatchers will find plenty to see throughout the year, including Nuthatches and Tree creepers. Admission: Free to visit    Opening Times:  Open daily during daylight hours. Visitor Centre open...
Funizuz Play Centre - Cheadle
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Funizuz Play Centre - Cheadle
FUNIZUZ has been designed to offer an inspiring and safe environment for children and adults to let their imagination run wild!!!  With two levels of soft play fun, filled with a giant astro slide, tilting tunnels, slippery logs and many little secrets, you can be confident that your children will spend many happy hours playing here. We...
Funtastic - Manchester
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Funtastic - Manchester
Funtastic is a safe and exciting place for your children to play, learn and develop. We have invested in some very impressive attractions and features that will keep children amused for hours, and parents wishing they were a few years younger! We also have a unique elevated sports court, sure to keep the little ones busy Monday - Friday's ...
Fuzzy Ed's @ The Band Stand - Gorton
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Fuzzy Ed's @ The Band Stand - Gorton
This pub is currently closed. Closed Jan 2017 - future uncertain. FUN HOUSE - Indoor Play Building for children up to 4ft 9ins tall BRAND NEW TO THE UK - Come and meet the Fuzzoids OPENING TIMES    Monday -...
Greater Manchester Police Museum - Manchester
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Greater Manchester Police Museum - Manchester
Imagine stepping back in time to a Victorian Manchester, not the city of commerce and corporate splendour but a hidden city of gas lamps and narrow alleys, of slums and unruly alehouses. Explore Manchester’s hidden past - a labyrinth of alleyways and slums, interrupted only by the huge mills casting shadows below. An eerie underworld, lit...
Hat Works - Stockport
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Hat Works - Stockport
This award winning visitor attraction offers two floors of interactive exhibits taking you on a journey through the history of Stockport’s once thriving hatting industry. The museum is home to a recreated hat factory with some 20 fully restored working Victorian-style machines and a fantastic collection of over 400 hats from around the...
Head Over Heels - Cheadle
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Head Over Heels - Cheadle
Head Over Heels Indoor Play Centre & Family Restaurant. Here you'll find everything you need to plan an exciting and carefree visit to the area's most popular soft play facility. Whether it's just a quick visit, a coffee and a snack, or a fantastic birthday party, you can be sure of a warm welcome and the highest standards every time. We look...
Head Over Heels - Chorlton
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Head Over Heels - Chorlton
Head Over Heels Indoor Play Centre & Family Restaurant. Here you'll find everything you need to plan an exciting and carefree visit to the area's most popular soft play facility. Whether it's just a quick visit, a coffee and a snack, or a fantastic birthday party, you can be sure of a warm welcome and the highest standards every time. We look...
Heaton Hall & Orangery - Manchester
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Heaton Hall & Orangery - Manchester
The house that had stood on the site of the present Heaton Hall since the late 17th century would have been very old fashioned when its 21 year old owner Sir Thomas Egerton (later 1st Earl of Wilton) married Eleanor Assheton of Middleton in 1769. Three years later Sir Thomas commissioned a fashionable architect named James Wyatt to design a new...
Heaton Park - Manchester
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Heaton Park - Manchester
Heaton Park is a huge family park owned by Manchester City Council, 4 miles north of the city centre where there is so much to see and do that you'll keep coming back again and again.   Manchester Leisure manages the park in partnership with commercial organisations and community groups and together they make a visit to Heaton Park a...

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Hyde Leisure Pool
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Hyde Leisure Pool
So, if you are looking for things to do in Tameside and Greater Manchester, and fancy a great day out make sure that you visit Hyde Leisure Pool. We cater for families with children of all ages and can even organise birthday parties. Hyde Leisure Pool is easily accessible from the M60 motorway, see the map below for location and directions.
Imperial War Museum North
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Imperial War Museum North
Imperial War Museum North, or IWM North, provides an exciting free day out for all the family and brings to life stories of how war has shaped lives over the past century. A varied programme of events, activities and hands-on interactive displays makes the subject matter accessible to all ages. Discover how war shapes lives through revealing...
Imperial War Museum North - Manchester
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Imperial War Museum North - Manchester
One of the most talked about Museums in Britain today, Imperial War Museum North is about people and their stories, about how lives have been and still are shaped by war and conflict. The award-winning building by international architect Daniel Libeskind is a symbol of our world torn apart by conflict and is situated at The Quays, a waterfront...
Jump Nation
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Jump Nation
Part of the latest entertainment wave heading here from America, Jump Nation Manchester is Britain's first branch, but you can be sure that others will follow! Imagine a vast sports court floored entirely with trampolines, then add angled sides at the walls for maximum bounce back! Jump like a superhuman, run like an astronaut, fling yourself...
Just Pottering About - Wigan
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Just Pottering About - Wigan
We cater with everything you need to produce your own unique hand-painted masterpiece.  Choose from a range of our excellent quality pottery: - tableware, figurines, money boxes and a large range of items for children. You paint, we glaze and fire your item in our kiln and have it ready for collection a few days later.
Karting 2000 - Gorton
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Karting 2000 - Gorton
Nothing beats the thrill of standing on the winners podium and hoisting the champagne with your friends and co-workers after a grueling race event. We are sure that your event be it a Grand-Prix or an Endurance race will be an experience you will want to repeat again, and again. Do you have what it takes ??? Karting 2000 is an independant company...
Kiddie Chaos Play Centres - Manchester
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Kiddie Chaos Play Centres - Manchester
Kiddie Chaos, Unit 1, Gorton Crescent, Windmill Lane Industrial Estate, Denton M34 3RB Tel: 0161 320 7774 www.kiddie-chaos.co.uk Tot Time: Mon-Fri term time, 10am-2pm, £2.75 inc juice, biscuit and hot drink, or £5 for meal deal; 2-6pm £3.50 or £6 for meal deal; Weekends and School Holidays £3.95, Under 1s 50p at...
Kidz Klub - Manchester
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Kidz Klub - Manchester
Inddor play amd soft play area with slides, ropes, swings and other kids activities! Hours: Tues-Fri:     10:00–17:30 Sat-Sun:     12:00–16:00
Lancashire County Cricket Foundation
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Lancashire County Cricket Foundation
The Cricket Centre was opened in April 1997 as a state of the art indoor facility for cricket and is used extensively by the Lancashire CCC players, particularly during their pre-season training. Players of all ages and abilities throughout the North West of England and beyond can access a variety of activities that have been designed to...
Land of Play Indoor Play Centre - Trafford Park - Manchester
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Land of Play Indoor Play Centre - Trafford Park - Manchester
Land of Play is a stimulating, safe, fun, healthy recreation area for children of all age groups, creating an atmosphere for pantomime and make believe. We will provide all that is needed for parties for all age groups. In addition we will focus on quality catering and creating a relaxing environment for parents needs whilst visiting. ...
Laser Quest - Manchester
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Laser Quest - Manchester
Laser Quest was formed in 1988 after many months of research by the directors into the space games market. Trials began at the Manchester site in 1989 with prototype equipment imported from New Zealand. With the Laser Tag concept proven new equipment was developed and produced in the UK and has been the subject of continual research and...
Laser Quest Manchester
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Laser Quest Manchester
Laser Quest is the world's best known and most exciting brand of Laser Tag game.  Laser Quest was formed in 1988 after many months of research by the directors into the space games market. Trials began at the Manchester site in 1989 with prototype equipment imported from New Zealand. With the Laser Tag concept proven new equipment was...
Laser Quest Rochdale
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Laser Quest Rochdale
Laser Quest is the world's best known and most exciting brand of Laser Tag game.  Laser Quest was formed in 1988 after many months of research by the directors into the space games market. Trials began at the Manchester site in 1989 with prototype equipment imported from New Zealand. With the Laser Tag concept proven new equipment was...
LegoLand Discovery Centre - Manchester
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LegoLand Discovery Centre - Manchester
Inside the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Manchester, you’ll ride into the unknown on laser chariots, construct intricate buildings and vehicles, see the local area in astonishing miniature detail in LEGO MINILAND, experience an extra dimension of entertainment in our LEGO Studios 4D cinema and, most of all, discover the power of your own...
Little Monsters Mayhem - Salford
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Little Monsters Mayhem - Salford
Little Monsters Mayhem 632 Liverpool Road Irlam Salford Greater Manchester M44 5AD Telephone: 0161 775 5515
Little Rascals & Cheeky Monkeys - Failsworth
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Little Rascals & Cheeky Monkeys - Failsworth
Under 5's Indoor Soft Play Based in Failsworth We hope you can find everything you need. Little Rascals & Cheeky Monkeys is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations and hopefully exceed them. With a variety of things to do, we're sure you'll be happy with us....
LomoWall Manchester
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LomoWall Manchester
If you're in the area do make time to stop and visit the LomoWall in Piccadilly Bush, it's an unusual sight that will pleasantly surprise the whole family. A LomoWall is an actual physical wall covered entirely in thousands of photographs taken by people all over the world. Admission: No access costs, so far as we know. Opening Times: Always...
Lyme Park - Disley
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Lyme Park - Disley
On the edge of the Peak District, nestling within sweeping moorland, Lyme Park is a magnificent estate. Its wild remoteness and powerful beauty contrast with one of the most famous country-house images in England – the backdrop to where Darcy meets Elizabeth in Pride and Prejudice . Discover a colourful family history – from rescuing...
Manchester Airport Tour Centre
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Manchester Airport Tour Centre
Tours are available for groups of all ages from aged 4 to GNVQ students and beyond! Groups can be accommodated at most times during the day and the tours can be tailor-made to meet the needs of the group. Trained guides with a vast knowledge of the airport accompany groups on a two hour tour visit, typically involving a one hour guided tour and a...
Manchester Art Gallery
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Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery was a finalist in the 2010 Guardian Family Friendly Museum of the Year award. That’s because we have lots on offer for families, including the new Clore Art Studio, free family friendly resources and facilities, plus a cafe that offers children’s meals. Whether you have half an hour or the whole day, this is a...
Manchester Bus Tours
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Manchester Bus Tours
Manchester Bus Tours is a 2-hour tour on an open-top bus to visit the main sites in the city centre as well as the surrounding districts running on Saturdays and some Bank Holidays. You will see the worlds first passenger railway station in Castlefield and the University district, where the atom was first split and the worlds first programmable...
Manchester Cathedral
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Manchester Cathedral
 Manchester Cathedral, Mother Church of the Diocese of Manchester in the Church of England! Manchester, one of England’s great cities, is both medieval and modern. The first reaction of most visitors to our city is usually WOW! In recent years more than fifteen thousand people have moved into the city centre as residents. Since the...
Manchester City Football Club
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Manchester City Football Club
Packages Tours of the City of Manchester Stadium are available 7 days per week. To avoid disappointment, please book in advance or please check availability before you travel.  We also have a limited number of tours available on matchdays. The Stadium Tour centre is located on the first floor of the City Centre building. Full...
Manchester Climbing Centre
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Manchester Climbing Centre
MCC is one of the largest climbing walls in Europe . Set in the unique surroundings of St Benedict's Church just outside the centre of Manchester, the climbing lines and bouldering areas are among the area’s finest indoor climbing resource. Whether complete beginner or experienced rock legend we have plenty of scope for you to climb in a...
Manchester Laser Tag
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Manchester Laser Tag
For the ultimate in laser combat look no further. The benefits of indoor laser tag. No Mud, No Rain, No Pain. Manchester Laser Tag is the closest thing to paintball without the paintball mess, no need for combat overalls or bulky safety equipment. Manchester Laser Tag is the only indoor laser quest site in the whole of the UK that uses...
Manchester Riding for the Disabled
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Manchester Riding for the Disabled
Greater Manchester Riding for the Disabled offer everyone - disabled and able bodied - riding lessons so long as they are aged 4+, held in their outdoor menage or in Wythenshawe Park. Admission: Prices on request only!    Opening Times:  Booking required. Year round availability.
Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail
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Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail
The Trail route will get you and the kids out in the fresh air show you the best sights with a 2 mile circular loop route. Great for children aged 6 upwards, the Trail is also a great challenge for parents as well! The Manchester Spy Mission Trail is one of 3 Trails in Greater Manchester; so why not also get the kids out in the fresh air...
Manchester United Museum and Tour
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Manchester United Museum and Tour
The story of Manchester United is unlike any other club in the world. Beginning more than a century ago, it combines eras of total English and European domination with some of the greatest adversity faced by any football club. Only at the Manchester United Museum & Tour can you experience the story in all its glory, and immerse yourself in a...
Matchmoor Riding Centre
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Matchmoor Riding Centre
BHS approved Matchmoor Riding Centre offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available for all ages. Scenic hacks available, subject to skill assessment. Also a recognised Pony Club and ABRS Affiliated. Admission: A great many options are available from £10.    Opening Times: Booking required....
Mischief Makers Ltd
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Mischief Makers Ltd
Mischief Makers is Rochdale’s newest, biggest and best indoor soft play and party centre and is designed to keep your kids happy AND healthy! Catering for infants, toddlers and children from 0-11 years, we offer a safe friendly and fun play environment where the kids can enjoy exploring our fantastic interactive 3 level themed play area,...
Moses Gate Country Park
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Moses Gate Country Park
Moses Gate Country Park is a large Country Park and nature reserve with miles of scenic woodland and waterside walks, plus nature trails, and horse and cycle routes. It is open all year, free to visit, and only 3 miles (5km) south of Bolton town centre, making it a great place to visit both as a purposeful day trip or as a reprieve for the kids...
Museum of Science and Industry - Manchester
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Museum of Science and Industry - Manchester
Located on the historic site of the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, housed in five listed buildings, MOSI’s amazing galleries and outstanding collections tell the story of Manchester’s scientific and industrial past, present and future. MOSI is a fascinating and fun day out for all the family. Located on the...
Museum of Transport - Manchester
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Museum of Transport - Manchester
The Tram Depot houses a display area as well as part of the Society's fleet of trams and our workshop facilities in which restoration and maintenance are carried by the team of volunteers. The display is made up of large photographs and many artefacts related to the history of trams in the Manchester area from the early horse trams right through...
Namco Funscape Manchester
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Namco Funscape Manchester
Most smalls (and most bigs!) love bowling, and if they're small or just struggle then you're welcome to use the rolling ramps and gutter guards available to help them with a better chance of hitting stuff! A classic family fun day with plenty of scope for a surprise ending, you never know when the little one will get their eye in and destroy you...
National Cycling Centre
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National Cycling Centre
National Cycling Centre is an excellent place if you are already a cycling fan, or if you want to get more active and have fun. Sessions are available on the track for anyone who wants to have a go at this exciting sport. Admission: A large selection of sports activities to choose from at varying prices. Use our link to see their pages....
Opera House and Palace Theatre - Manchester
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Opera House and Palace Theatre - Manchester
Great kids plays and  pantomimes throughout the year aimed or why not try the opera for specifically children and families.
Paradise Island Adventure Golf - Manchester
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Paradise Island Adventure Golf - Manchester
Tee off within the stunning surroundings of the Trafford Centre. Located adjacent to the Odeon Cinema, the 16,500 sq/ft area hosts 2 amazing 18 hole courses spanning two levels of paradise themed fun. Expect exotic wildlife, magnificent stone carvings and home to two challenging courses; the Tiki Hut Trail and Temple Ruins Adventure, just remember...
Pony Parties - Stockport
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Pony Parties - Stockport
Celebrate your special day at Glen Jakes Riding School. We provide a unique and unforgettable experience that all the family can enjoy. No riding experience is required. All riders participating within Parties and Special Occasion rides must be 4 years and above.
Pottery Corner - Chorlton
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Pottery Corner - Chorlton
Pottery Corner is a Paint Your Own Pottery studio in Chorlton, Manchester where you can come and paint tableware and ceramics. We will then professionally glaze and fire your items so you can enjoy your very own high quality bespoke works of art for years to come. We are open for all ages to come and paint for special occasions, gifts, or just...
Projekts Indoor Skatepark
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Projekts Indoor Skatepark
The Projekts Indoor Skatepark is situated directly under the Mancunian Way flyover, on the A6, between Piccadilly Station and the Apollo Theatre. Admission: £6 all day entry. £2.50 for an hour. £4 for two hours. £22.50 for an unlimited monthly pass.    Opening Times:  12 noon to 9pm Monday...
Quasar Wigan
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Quasar Wigan
Ready. Set. Bowl! We’ve got family entertainment taken care of when you come for a spin with us. It’s the fun-for-all-the-family event that brings out the best in us all, with a touch of healthy competition. Kids versus kids?  Kids versus ‘big’ kids?!  The whole family can battle it out in the lanes and amusement...
Rock Over Climbing
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Rock Over Climbing
The perfect way to entertain kids no matter the age, Rock Over Climbing offers Manchester City Centre’s biggest (and we think best) kids play centre and that’s not all. As the kids get older they can take up the challenge of the Clip Go Climb Adventure Zone and scale the walls of our nationally recognised climbing centre. We also...
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre - Stockport
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Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre - Stockport
Rope Race is set within Goyt Mill, a 100 year old cotton mill adjoining the Peak Forest Canal in Marple on the outskirts of Stockport and within easy reach of Manchester city centre. We opened our doors in 1993 as the best and market leaders in adventure activities, so whether you're a complete beginner or...
Rough 'n' Tumble - Stockport
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Rough 'n' Tumble - Stockport
Welcome to Rough 'n' Tumble, Marple's indoor children's soft play centre. Our aim is to provide a soft play centre where kids can play, learn, and develop in a secure and exciting environment. We have 3 large play frames and interactive equipment suitable for children aged 0 to 12 years. Additionally, we have a four lane astro-slide, trampets,...
Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1571 (Aylward) Squadron
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Royal Air Force Air Cadets 1571 (Aylward) Squadron
Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). Better known as the 'Air Cadets', we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. We're sponsored by the...
Run of the Mill Play Centre - Stockport
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Run of the Mill Play Centre - Stockport
TODDLER ACTIVITY SESSIONS: Come along twice a day - every day - for our free of charge Toddler Activity Sessions! The little ones can enjoy songs and dance, games, arts and carfts and much more with our friendly team. Catch the fun at 11am and again at 1.30. Indoor Play Area that can also host your child's birthday parties! ...
Salford Watersports Centre
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Salford Watersports Centre
A visit to Salford Watersports Centre is a fun packed adventure for all the family. Our fantastic watersports centre is packed to the rafters with sailing dinghies, windsurfers, kayaks and canoes that are just waiting for you to come and have a go on them. You can also try out raft building and bell boating. Or for those who prefer to keep their...
Silver Blades Ice Rink - Altrincham
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Silver Blades Ice Rink - Altrincham
Silver Blades Ice Rink Altrincham opened its doors in March 2007. This eagerly awaited facility immediately made a positive impact in the community. A full size ice pad in a brand new building, the first in the UK to have a full wooden structure catered for skaters of all ages. Silver Blades Altrincham is open 7 days a week including bank...
Skatecity - Stockport
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Skatecity - Stockport
Skatecity School Street Hazel Grove Stockport Greater Manchester SK7 4RA Telephone: 0161 483 1898
Snakes and Slides - Manchester
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Snakes and Slides - Manchester
Snakes and Slides is one of the largest childrens indoor play and party venues in Manchester, with a huge multi-level soft play frame that reaches an incredible height. In addition to this huge three tier play frame we also have a dedicated built-in Baby Area and Toddler Area with height...
Southport Pleasureland
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Southport Pleasureland
With lots to see and do, rides to suit everyone and free entry, Southport Pleasureland is one of the best days out for the whole family. Clean, bright and bursting with activities for everyone, from tots to teens, mums, dads and grandparents, the 32 acre park is home to almost 100 rides and side shows, cafes, free daily magic shows, an indoor...
Springfield Park Model Railway
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Springfield Park Model Railway
Springfield Park Model Railway is in Springfield Park and its trains run every Sunday. The park itself has a pond, play areas, outdoor gym and plenty of space to run around. Well worth a trip for a train mad family. Admission: 50p a ride. Entry to park is free!    Opening Times:  Trains run on Sunday afternoons April...
Stable Gate - Denton
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Stable Gate - Denton
PLAY ZONE - (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Daily 12noon - 8pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Are available from £5.99 & £7.99 per child. Exclusive hire £40.00 + price per child. Please ring for details. CHARGES    Free to play. There is an indoor Play Zone and an outdoor play area...
Staircase House
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Staircase House
Staircase House is set in the heart of Stockport's historic market place and boasts an intriguing array of rooms linked by corridors and narrow passages. All the rooms have been restored using period colours, furniture and artefacts which reflect the attraction's long and eventful history. The bedroom boasts a seventeenth century four poster bed,...
Stockport Air Raid Shelters
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Stockport Air Raid Shelters
Come and experience life as it was during a 'black out' in war torn Britain. A labyrinth of tunnels under part of the town centre provided shelter, and a way of life, for families from Stockport and roundabout, through the dark days of the Blitz. The Air Raid Shelters have been imaginatively restored to give visitors the feel of the era and...
Stonerig Raceway
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Stonerig Raceway
Stonerig Raceway is a Scalextric Attraction that boasts of 9 massive themed Tracks, offering a great opportunity for some fast paced fun, whatever your age or ability! Whatever track you chooses atStonerig, you can test your nerve and skills, while having loads of fun competing with family or friends. Admission: Scalextric Race Tracks: 30...
Strike Ten Bowl
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Strike Ten Bowl
Strike Ten Bowl is a family run, family friendly 18 lane Ten Pin Bowling Alley in Rochdale. We welcome bowlers of all ages and abilities – if you can push a ball using one of our handy ramps, you can bowl! We offer shoe sizes from a tiny junior size 6 to a huge adult size 16 so can cater for almost anybody! Strike Ten Bowl’s lanes...
Tandle Hill Country Park
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Tandle Hill Country Park
Tandle Hill Country Park has 48 hectares of parkland with mature beech, mixed woodland, grassland and views across the Manchester Plain and the Pennine Hills. It has a Cafe (which is open most weekends and school holidays - weather permitting), a play area with sand play and basket swing, Orienteering, Cycling, Bird watching (try and spot...
Team Karting Indoor Entertainment Centre
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Team Karting Indoor Entertainment Centre
TeamKarting.co.uk is the North West’s most exciting indoor go-karting venue, based in Rochdale, North Manchester. We have a fast and challenging indoor track, so you can experience the thrill and excitement of petrol karting all year round, whatever the weather. Our track is all-tarmac, which means it’s really fast and grippy!...
Tenpin Parrs Wood - Didsbury
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Tenpin Parrs Wood - Didsbury
Tenpin bowling is great fun for everyone so come on down to one of our alleys where we provide the perfect tenpin bowling experience. Ten pin bowling has been a family favourite for many years and is a great fun activity for all ages. All Tenpin sites have fully computerised lanes, bumpers and ramps for the younger children so everyone can play....

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The Bell House - Didsbury
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The Bell House - Didsbury
PLAY ZONE - (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Daily 12noon - 8pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Are available from £5.99 & £7.99 per child. Exclusive hire £40.00 + price per child. Please ring for details. CHARGES    Free to play. There is an indoor Play Zone and an outdoor play area...
The Karate Centre
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The Karate Centre
martial arts instruction from the ages of 4 years and upwards at our full time facility
The Kings Arms (Theatre)
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The Kings Arms (Theatre)
A performance focused around the hidden world of The Storytellers and how they create all the stories for our world. When a lonely little girl stumbles across the world, The Storytellers embark on telling some unknown fairytales to brighten up the lonely little girl’s life. However, the trouble of the Balista (a storyteller gone bad)...
The Lock Keeper - Manchester
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The Lock Keeper - Manchester
FUN HOUSE - Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall OPENING TIMES    Monday - Friday 10am - (last admissions) 7pm. Saturday & Sunday 12noon - (last admissions) 7pm. TOTS TIME    Term Time only. Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm (excl. Wednesday 10am - 12noon). CHILDREN'S PARTIES    ...
The Lowry - Salford Quays
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The Lowry - Salford Quays
Set in a magnificent waterside location at the heart of the redeveloped Salford Quays in Greater Manchester, The Lowry is an architectural flagship with a unique and dynamic identity. Rising from the regenerated docklands, it is a welcoming building, designed to reflect the surrounding landscapes and flourishing waterways, in its glass and...
The Manchester Aquatics Centre
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The Manchester Aquatics Centre
Opening Times: [Swim Times] Monday to Friday: 6.30am - 10.00pm Saturday: 7.00am - 6.00pm Sunday: 7.00am - 10pm Facilities: This fantastic venue was purpose built for the XVll Commonwealth Games held in Manchester in 2002. The centre is the only facility in the UK to have two Olympic size 50m swimming pools as well as leisure pools and a...
The Manchester Museum
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The Manchester Museum
We're the Museum on Oxford Road with the dinosaurs, mummies and live animals. We also have loads of other great stuff from the natural world and different cultures.
The Pelican Centre
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The Pelican Centre
Previously Tydesley Pool, Tyldesley Pelican Centre pool covers a whole range of aquatic disciplines to accommodate a variety of swimmers from the hesitant beginner to the accomplished competitor, from babies to adults. Swim Fit and Aqua Aerobics aim to improve your level of fitness, and parent and toddler activities to introduce little ones to...
The Peoples History Museum
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The Peoples History Museum
This is a booming national centre for the collection, conservation, interpretation and study of material relating to the history of working people in Britain. A bit of a mouthful but what it means is studies of industry and employment in our country, with interesting information about long forgotten jobs and curious callings. Information about...
The Runway Visitor Park
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The Runway Visitor Park
The Runway Visitor Park is a fantastic trip for kids fascinated by flight, with raised viewing mounds offering a clear 180 degree view over the airfield from which to see some of the 600 daily aircraft movements! It's a fascinating environment and one which almost everyone will get something out of. There’s also a great outdoor children's...
Tyldesley Swimming Pool - Manchester
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Tyldesley Swimming Pool - Manchester
Tyldesley Swimming Pool Castle St, Tyldesley, Manchester, Lancashire M29 8EG Tel: 01942 882722     Facilities include: 25 metre pool 2 diving boards  Lane swimming  Ladies Only  Swimming lessons  Children’s activities  Birthday parties  Galas  Club bookings  ...
Urbis - Manchester
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Urbis - Manchester
Located at the heart of Manchester, Urbis is an exhibition centre focusing on city life. Urbis' exhibition programme explores the culture and dynamism of cities around the world, covering photography, design, architecture, music, contemporary art and much more. We run thought-provoking events, which include tours, talks, workshops and family...
Vernon Park Museum - Stockport
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Vernon Park Museum - Stockport
This historic building has many of its original features and is full of fascinating historic information about Stockport. Summer months: 1st April to 29th September Monday – Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm, Weekends 11.00am till 5.00pm Bank holidays and Event days 11.00am till 5.00pm Winter months: 30th September to 1st April Monday...
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester
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Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester is an impressive refrigerated unit running through the middle of this climbing shop's 2 floors! Inside at a constant -12°C an 8 metre concave real ice climbing wall presents a steep challenge to both novice and accomplished climbers, so while it's seriously cool in every sense of the word it's best just for...
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Lostock Bolton - The Beehive
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WACKY WAREHOUSE - Lostock Bolton - The Beehive
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall OPENING TIMES    Monday - Friday 9.30am - 6pm.  Saturday & Sunday 11am - 6pm. TOTS TIME    During Term Time. Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3pm PARTY PACKAGES    Available from  £6.99 per child - ring for full...
WACKY WAREHOUSE - The Mottram Wood - Hyde
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WACKY WAREHOUSE - The Mottram Wood - Hyde
WACKY WAREHOUSE (Indoor Play Building for children under 4ft 9ins tall) OPENING TIMES    Monday - Friday 11.30am - 7.30pm. Saturday & Sunday 12noon - 7.30pm. TOTS TIME    Monday - Friday 10.30am - 11.30am. CHILDREN'S PARTIES    Available from  £6.99 per child - ring for full details....
WACKY WAREHOUSE Bolton - The Red Lion
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WACKY WAREHOUSE Bolton - The Red Lion
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 9.30am - 7pm. Friday - Saturday 9.30am - 8pm. Last admission 1 hour before closing. PARENT & TODDLERS    School Time only. Monday - Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Available...
WACKY WAREHOUSE Bury - The Paper Mill
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WACKY WAREHOUSE Bury - The Paper Mill
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Indoor Play Building OPENING TIMES    Monday - Friday 9.30am - 6pm (last admissions 5pm). Saturday & Sunday 11am - 6pm (last admission 5pm). Please note times may vary from those stated please contact us before making a special journey. PARENT & TODDLERS    Term Time Only. Monday to Friday...
WACKY WAREHOUSE, Red Robin - Wigan
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WACKY WAREHOUSE, Red Robin - Wigan
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall OPENING TIMES    Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 8pm. Friday 9.30am - 8pm. Saturday & Sunday 11am - 8pm. TOTS TIME    School Time: Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3pm. PARTY PACKAGES    Available all week & at weekends (except...
Wythenshawe Park Farm
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Wythenshawe Park Farm
The Farm offers an exciting opportunity for children to learn about where food comes from and witness the hustle and bustle and all the elements of a working countryside farm within an urban setting. An array of farm animals including cows, sheep, goats, pigs ducks and horses can be seen, as can a prize-winning herd of Hereford cattle. The farm...
Zoom Play Centre - Stockport
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Zoom Play Centre - Stockport
Visit Zoom and while the kids have a great time discovering the challenging play frame, you can sit back and relax knowing your little ones are enjoying a wonderful time in a safe and exciting place. See their excited faces as they explore our fun and stimulating play equipment. We even have a free fall slide for thrill seekers!! You can sit back...
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greater_manchester.pngWelcome to kids days out in the county of Greater Manchester, for child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in and near Greater Manchester then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets. We list children's entertainers in and near Greater Manchester if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in and near Greater Manchester too. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals in and near Greater Manchester then we have them. Don't forget to look at the nearby counties of Lancashire, West Yorkshire, Merseyside, Cheshire and Derbyshire to see what they can offer you. We have days out with the kids in Greater Manchester in and near :- Bolton, Bury, Chadderton, Farnworth, Heywood, Manchester, Middleton, Oldham, Radcliffe, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.