There are so many wonderful places to take your family across the North West, some free, some more reasonable, and some expensive, and I often find myself reading various reviews before I travel more than 30 minutes to a place or purchase tickets in case I feel it’s a waste of time or money. Lets face it, their websites always make the places look great but what I want to know is the truth, the hints and tips, and what to expect when we get there. So I have put together an A-Z of reviews written by parents for days out with children across the North West so you can be sure to know what you get for your money.
A fun day out for families with children up to 12. Lots of out door activities so best to visit on a dry day.
An aquarium situated on the sea front in Blackpool, suitable for all ages.
A hidden gem set within breath taking Cheshire gardens
A lovely National trust venue in Cheshire.
Event city hold a number of events for families throughout the year, its always worth seeing what is going on.
Trampolining fun in Chester with various events throughout the week
A theme park in Warrington
A national trust owned walled garden and woodland in Cheshire
An indoor inflatable theme park
The home of the Lovell telescope in Cheshire
A safari park with both indoor and out door attractions for the whole family
A derelict castle in the lake district with gardens and a huge out door adventure play park.
An indoor play area in Liverpool. Great for children up to 5 to explore imaginative play.
A yearly event held in Manchester, suitable for the whole family.
An interesting museum with lots of hands on activities in the lake district
A national trust venue surrounded by natural beauty
A free farm in Liverpool
St. Helen’s host a variety of shows including regular pantomimes for the whole family.
An expedition based in the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
A boat trip in the lake district
Free summer sporting activities during the school holidays, offering great days out with children weekly.
A day filled with fun for animal lovers of all ages. There are also other attractions on site as well as accommodation.
A childrens indoor play area in Liverpool
Chester zoo is arguably the best zoo in the whole of the north west. A great day out for the whole family no matter their age.
How many of the 26 of these places have you visited?
I hope you have found this A-Z of days out with children as interesting and as helpful as I found it when I was putting it together.