Find family friendly places to go & days out with children in Manchester
If you are looking for somewhere great to take the children in Manchester, we have 100s of ideas for you.
If the weather is good, look at our ideas for outdoor fun which includes outdoor play areas, nature parks, activity centres, picnic spots and much more.
But if it’s cold, wet and grey, try our suggestions for rainy day ideas, arts and craft studios, indoor soft play centres or family friendly museums & galleries.
Are you looking for places to go in Manchester with young children and older kids or adults? You’ll find inspiration on our pages on boats, trains and automobiles, animals, farms & zoos and historical buildings and gardens.
Rain or shine and whatever your budget, there’s lots of places for your family to visit and enjoy here in Manchester.
Manchester For the coolest party in Manchester, celebrate your child’s birthday in an unforgettable place and on REAL SNOW! Chill Factore offers a unique array of fun-filled and exciting activities from £7 per person which are guaranteed to make your child’s birthday extra special. Prepare for snow filled fun and games with an Altitude Party! […]
Preston City Centre Sunday 30th September 2018 The City of Preston 10k returns on Sunday 30th September 2018. This popular event draws runners of all ages and abilities to join this fun and friendly race through the heart of Preston city centre and the surrounding areas. There will also be a ‘Family Fun Run’ on the day […]
We are a small company based in Frodsham, Cheshire offering instructor led outdoor activities in our private woodland. We have outdoor climbing, raft building and bush craft sessions running over the summer holidays. All activities are great fun and a good challenge, climbing and raft building are sure to burn off some energy whilst bush […]
Breaking news – GIANT Bionic Bugs are invading WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer searching for the World’s Largest Bug Hotel. Have a bug-filled adventure this summer as Martin Mere is taken over by six giant Bionic Bugs from Saturday 28 July to Sunday 2 September. Meet a 6ft long dragonfly, 6ft wingspan butterfly, […]
Media City Plaza Sunday 9th September 2018 Join us and thousands of runners on the streets of MediaCityUK to take on the popular UKFast City of Salford 10k to raise funds for some incredible causes, run their very first 10k, beat their personal best and support their loved ones around the course. The fun begins in […]
Silly Milly & Jolly Molly are highly professional, experienced Children’s Entertainers. We guarantee excellent entertainment for all occasions. Top Class….. Comedy/ Magic/ Party Games/ Prizes/ Puppets/Spinning Plates/ Balloon Modelling/ Mini Disco with Bubbles! Non stop fun for all. We offer captivating magical entertainment for all occasions – Birthday, Christenings, Weddings, Schools, Nurseries, Festivals/Fetes, Shopping Centres, […]
Baby Sensory was the first (and original) baby programme to offer a complete approach to learning and sensory development from birth to 13 months. Designed to stimulate, educate and provide precious memories during the all-important first year of life, Baby Sensory has been awarded as the Best Baby Classes in Manchester in the Hoop awards […]
North West For a fun filled yet educational birthday party, invite the critters from The Wild Roadshow. Whilst learning all about their natural habitats, diets and interesting facts, party guests will be encouraged to handle our cute and friendly reptiles and creepy crawlies. The birthday boy or girl will have the chance to handle the […]
How to plan a kids’ party which will appeal to both boys and girls So you’ve got a children’s party to organise and there are going to be girls and boys coming. What kids’ party theme will work well for mixed genders? You could go down the dual theme route such as knights and princesses, […]
Didsbury, Withington, Altrincham, Sale A brand new concept in toddler / preschool classes for Manchester and Cheshire! There are lots of classes for babies and toddlers, but nothing quite like this! Phonics classes for 2-4 year olds and pre-phonics for 1-2 year olds. Alphatots Phonics classes are for 2-4 year olds and teach a new […]
Treat your mini Tarzans to all the fun of Go Ape on a course designed just for them. It’s a fun filled hour of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. Watch their confidence reach new heights as they conquering wobbly bridges and awesome zip wires. We’ve aimed our adventure at Junior […]
It’s ROARING good fun! The perfect mix of dinosaur themed crafts, activities, games and dancing. Guests can party like it’s 65million years ago and learn to ‘walk the dinosaur’ from their very own Jurassic pal GrrRRRrrRrreg, the friendly T-Rex and his keeper Gus, the intrepid dinosaur explorer who will guide the adventure.. These interactive parties […]
North West Comedy, Magic, Balloons, Disco and much more! Silly Milly & Jolly Molly Show will entertain your children with comedy, magic tricks, balloon models, games (with prizes!) and disco parties, for 1 hour, 11/2 hours or 2 hours depending on preference. Excellent entertainment & 100% reliable. Birthdays (Birthday Child guaranteed to feel special!) Schools […]
Nationwide Do you want to 100% Guarantee your child’s birthday party will be wonderfully different and absolutely unforgettable, without mess, stress or hassle? The Sublime Science Party is Netmums Award-Winning, Dragon Approved (winning Dragons’ Den) and 100% Slimetastically Guaranteed to be awesome. Over the past 8 years Sublime Science has enthralled more than 500,0000 children […]
Here at Academy of FUN! we believe that creativity and crazy imagination is the key to having good, honest FUN! We are all about the giggles and making FUN memories! Our children’s parties are the best in town. We know that because the children tell us – and they know how important it is to […]
Jabberjacks – as featured on CBeebies! Jabberjacks unique parties will capture your child’s imagination and ensure that they and their friends have the best party experience ever. Jabberjacks have been providing children’s party entertainment for over 15 years and they always make sure that everyone has fun and with all their activities there is never […]
Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside A pottery party experience that comes to you! I’ll bring all the equipment and materials to your home or party venue. Everyone taking part will be assisted to make a pot on the wheel. I use air drying clay so there’s no need for a kiln and your party guests will all […]
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