Places to go & days out in Liverpool & Wirral

boy with small goat in petting zoo

Animals, farms & zoos 

delighted children and an artist making pottery in a craft studio

Arts & crafts studios

father and young daughter on a theme park ride

Big days out & theme parks

little girl leaning out of steam engine platform

Boats, trains & automobiles

toddler girl eating in restaurant

Eating out with children

Young blonde girl in red hooded top peeps around gap in a hedge

Historical buildings, castles and gardens

young boy in colourful ballpool

Indoor play centres

toddler boys exploring mechanical toys

Museums, science & galleries

group of happy children racing across sunny park

Outdoor fun

toddler staring out of rain covered window

Rainy day ideas

boy with helmet and rope on climbing wall

Sports venues

family in a cinema auditorium

Theatre & cinema

 

What's on highlights

Liverpool ONE’s Ice Festival

7th November 2014 – 4th January 2015 Chavasse Park, Liverpool The North West’s favourite Ice Festival is returning to the award winning shopping and leisure destination, Liverpool ONE and there are lots of new additions this year, including the UK’s biggest Ice Slide.

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Santa’s Magical Grotto at St George’s Hall

Weekends 15th November – 7th December then daily 13th – 23rd December St George’s Hall, Liverpool Visitors will be treated to live character performances along a festive treasure trail which leads to a traditional grotto. Here, they meet Father Christmas who will present them with an early Christmas gift – if they’ve been good!

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Funky Roller Disco

22nd November 2014 Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park Back by popular demand! Includes skate hire and two hours skating to funky music! 1-3pm – Families (all ages) 4-6pm – Families (all ages)

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Father Christmas Needs A Wee!

25th November 2014 Floral Pavilion, New Brighton, Wirral At every house Father Christmas eats and drinks the tasty treats that have been left for him. But when he reaches number ten he realises that he’s forgotten to do something rather important and he really, really, really needs a WEE!

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Little Red Riding Hood

29th November 2014 – 17th January 2015 Everyman Playhouse, Liverpool The rock ‘n’ roll panto comes home to the everyman! With more music, mayhem and water than ever before!

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Send your letter to Santa by 6th December

Send your letter to Santa by 6th December

Did you know that if you use Royal Mail to write to Santa, he’ll try to write back? Get your Letter to Santa in the post with Royal Mail’s new Christmas stamps by 6th December 2014 and he’ll do his best to reply to you: Send your letters to: Santa/Father Christmas, Santa’s Grotto, Reindeerland, XM4 5HQ Make […]

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Looking For More Than Just A Grotto Visit This Christmas?

Looking For More Than Just A Grotto Visit This Christmas?

Underwater Street, Liverpool Join us for a Fabulous “Frozen Festival”  with appearances from Elsa, Ana and friends and of course Father Christmas will be here in his grotto to make it the ultimate family day out this holiday season:** Imagine….. a magical personalised visit with Santa with no queues….take as long as you need and […]

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A Taste of Christmas Past with the National Trust

A Taste of Christmas Past with the National Trust

Take some Victorian sugar mice and a Tudor festive feast Add a couple of reindeer and a donkey, mix with a jester, carol singers and a huge Christmas tree or two and fold in some hot chestnuts and traditional Christmas stories. Stir all together and bake in the oven until end of November. Then remove, sprinkle […]

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Kidsguide gets 10 thousand followers on Twitter!

Kidsguide gets 10 thousand followers on Twitter!

Yay – its a big day for Kidsguide! We’ve just reached 10,000 followers on Twitter! Thank you to all our lovely Twitter followers! We hope you enjoy our tweets and remember we are always happy to retweet your family friendly news and events across the region. Follow us on Twitter for regular updates on what’s […]

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Christmas Family Photoshoot Offer from Oculus

Christmas Family Photoshoot Offer from Oculus

Are you wondering what to buy family members for Christmas this year? How about solving all your family present problems in one go with a family photoshoot at Oculus Studios? From November onwards, we are offering Christmas family photoshoots at our studio at Evans House, Warrington. This offer will include our family bundle of photographs […]

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