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Go Ape Rivington – Rivington, Bolton
Go Ape Rivington is an aerial assault course in Rivington, North West of Bolton… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure – Lytham
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure is an indoor high wires assault course in Lytham… read more
Active (sporting) things to do • Indoor


Paintballing – Lancashire
Paintballing sessions run on most weekends and selected weekdays all year round… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Parachute Jump – Cockerham
Parachute Jump on selected dates all year round, at most centres… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Pirate Adventure Mini Golf – Blackpool
Pirate Adventure Mini Golf in Blackpool, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Sandcastle Waterpark – Blackpool
Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s largest indoor waterpark. An all-weather attraction for families with kids it features a host of water-based activities… read more
Active (sporting) things to do • Indoor


Tandem Skydive – Cockerham
Tandem Skydive experience a 10-12,000 foot tandem jump… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Tree Top Adventure – Bolton
Tree Top Adventure use any day (seven days a week – February to November)… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Blackpool Zoo – Blackpool
Blackpool Zoo features more than 1000 exotic animals in naturalistic environments… read more
Animals & Nature


Bowland Wild Boar Park – Chipping, Preston
Bowland Wild Boar Park is a farm-based family run animal and nature park near the rural village of Chipping… read more
Animals & Nature


Brockholes Nature Reserve – Preston
Brockholes Nature Reserve is an area of lakes, meadow and woodland just off junction 31 of the M6, near Preston… read more
Animals & Nature • Free entry


Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens – Claughton on Brock, Garstang
Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens is a working farm with gardens and children’s activities near Garstang… read more
Animals & Nature


Farmer Parrs Animal World – Fleetwood
Farmer Parrs Animal World is a family run children’s farm park near Blackpool… read more
Animals & Nature


Farmer Teds Farm Park – Downholland, Ormskirk
Farmer Teds Farm Park is a children’s farm adventure park between Formby and Ormskirk… read more
Animals & Nature


Old Holly Farm – Garstang, Preston
Old Holly Farm is a petting farm with a playbarn near Garstang, between Preston and Lancaster… read more
Animals & Nature


Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary – Oswaldtwistle
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary is a centre for the rehabilitation and rescue of equines and is located near Blackburn… read more
Animals & Nature • Free entry


SEA LIFE Blackpool – Blackpool
SEA LIFE Blackpool is an all-weather aquatic life attraction located on the sea front in Blackpool with more than 1000 sea and fresh water creatures on display… read more
Animals & Nature • Indoor


Windmill Animal Farm – Burscough
Windmill Animal Farm is a working farm and children’s activity centre near Holmeswod East of Southport… read more
Animals & Nature


The Crafty Potter – Little Hoole, Preston
The Crafty Potter is a studio in Much Hoole near Preston, where you can have a go at making a piece of pottery or painting an already created pot… read more
Arts and crafts activities • Indoor


The Pick A Pot And Paint It Place – Ormskirk
The Pick A Pot And Paint It Place is a pottery painting studio in Ormskirk… read more
Arts and crafts activities • Indoor


Blackpool Model Village and Garden – Blackpool
Blackpool Model Village and Garden is a model village set in landscaped gardens next to Stanley park… read more
Gardens


Gawthorpe Hall – Padiham, near Burnley
Gawthorpe Hall is an Elizabethan house with opulent interiors, a textile collection, formal gardens and wooded park… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Goodshaw Chapel – Crawshawbooth, Rawtenstall
Goodshaw Chapel in Crawshawbooth, Rawtenstal, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Hoghton Tower – Hoghton, near Preston
Hoghton Tower is a 16th century fortified manor house with gardens located between Preston and Blackburn… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Judges Lodgings – Lancaster
Judges Lodgings is a Grade I listed house previously home to witch hunter Thomas Covell in the centre of Lancaster… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Leighton Hall – Carnforth
Leighton Hall is a historic house with gardens and parkland located near Warton. This country house is the historic home of the Gillow family… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Rufford Old Hall – Rufford, near Ormskirk
Rufford Old Hall is a 500 year old timber-framed Tudor property on the A59 in Rufford… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Samlesbury Hall – Samlesbury, Preston
Samlesbury Hall a historic house with gardens between Preston and Blackburn. This grade I listed manor house is nearly 700 year old and is reputedly haunted…. read more
Historical tourist attractions


Sawley Abbey – Clitheroe
Sawley Abbey in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Warton Old Rectory – Warton, Carnforth
Warton Old Rectory in Warton, Carnforth, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Whalley Abbey Gatehouse – Whalley, Clitheroe
Whalley Abbey Gatehouse in Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


4Kids Play Centre – Clitheroe
4Kids Play Centre is an indoor soft play centre for children in Clitheroe. The centre has a two-story play frame with slide, ball-pool, tunnel, rope bridge, plus a bouncy castle… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Animal Quackers – Bacup
Animal Quackers is a children’s petting farm between Rochdale and Burnley… read more
Kids days out


Build-A-Bear Workshop – Houndshill Shopping Centre, Blackpool
Build-A-Bear Workshop in Houndshill Shopping Centre, Blackpool, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours and contact details… read more
Kids days out


Build-A-Bear Workshop – The Rock, Bury
Build-A-Bear Workshop in The Rock, Bury, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours and contact details… read more
Kids days out


Cheeky Chimps Play Centre – Lees, Oldham
Cheeky Chimps Play Centre is an air-conditioned children’s indoor play centre in Lees, Lancashire, East of Oldham… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Giddy Kids – Preston
Giddy Kids is an indoor play centre for children up to 12, a few minutes from Jnc 31a of the M6 on the outskirts of Preston… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Giddy Kippers – Nelson
Giddy Kippers is a children’s indoor play centre for children up to the age of 11 in Nelson… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Mini’s Play Centre – Preston
Mini’s Play Centre is an indoor play centre for children up to 12 years old in Preston. Three-storey play frame with slides, ball pool and log ramps plus a separate sports pitch… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Mr Bubbles Play Centre – Oswaldtwistle, Accrington
Mr Bubbles Play Centre is an indoor play centre for children up to the age of 8 in Oswaldthistle, Accrington… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Pipsqueaks Play Cafe – Orrell, Wigan
Pipsqueaks Play Cafe in Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Planet Kaos – Blackpool
Planet Kaos is an indoor play centre for children from 12 months up to the age of 10 in Blackpool… read more
Kids days out


Playmates Children’s Playcentre – Coppull, Chorley
Playmates Children’s Playcentre in Coppull, Chorley, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Puddletown Pirates – Botany Brow, Chorley
Puddletown Pirates is a pirate-themed indoor soft play centre for children up to the age of 11, at the Botany Bay shopping mill in Chorley… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery – Blackburn
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery in Blackburn, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive – Bolton
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive in Bolton, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


Dell Heritage Centre and Tea Rooms – Rochdale
Dell Heritage Centre and Tea Rooms is set in a beautiful old former Rangers’ Office and features an exhibition detailing the history and industrial heritage of the Dell nature reserve and… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


Ellenroad Engine House – Newhey, Rochdale
Ellenroad Engine House is a historic cotton mill which houses a collection of restored steam engines just off Junction 21 of the M62 in Rochdale… read more
Museums & Galleries


Lytham Windmill Museum – Lytham
Lytham Windmill Museum is a museum about the history of milling and the Lytham St Annes area in Lytham… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


Rochdale Pioneers Museum – Rochdale
Rochdale Pioneers Museum is a historic store building and a museum about the co-operative movement in Rochdale… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


Story of Scouting Museum – Preston
Story of Scouting Museum is a museum about the history of the Scouting movement North of Preston… read more
Museums & Galleries


Touchstones Rochdale – Rochdale
Touchstones Rochdale is an art and heritage centre in Rochdale town centre… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


Flight Simulator Experience – Bacup
Flight Simulator Experience aboard a Boeing 737… read more
Other places to visit


Madame Tussauds Blackpool – Blackpool
Madame Tussauds Blackpool is located across from the central pier on Blackpool seafront and features waxworks figures of famous personalities… read more
Other places to visit • Indoor


The Blackpool Tower – Blackpool
The Blackpool Tower is not just the historic Grade I listed architecture, 5 separate attractions make a perfect day out for all the family… read more
Other places to visit


The Blackpool Tower Ballroom – Blackpool
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom afternoon tea for two… read more
Other places to visit


Traditional Afternoon Tea – Lancashire
Traditional Afternoon Tea for two at a choice of venues… read more
Other places to visit


Blackpool Pleasure Beach – Blackpool
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is an entertainment park in the heart of Blackpool with a multitude of things to see and do… read more
Theme Parks


Aeroplane Pilot Experience – Blackpool
Aeroplane Pilot Experience with lunch… read more
Transport days out


Bury Transport Museum – Bury
Bury Transport Museum is a museum telling the history of transport in the North West area in Bury… read more
Transport days out


East Lancashire Railway – Bury
East Lancashire Railway is 12 mile railway running vintage steam and diesel locomotive train rides going through Bury… read more
Transport days out


Land Away Double Flying Lesson – Blackpool
Land Away Double Flying Lesson two flying sectors of approximately 30 minutes each… read more
Transport days out


Ribble Steam Railway – Preston
Ribble Steam Railway Preston, Lancashire. Find the latest opening hours, admission prices, map and contact details… read more
Transport days out


Themed Helicopter Pleasure Flight – Lancashire
Themed Helicopter Pleasure Flight choice of tours available on selected weekdays and weekends… read more
Transport days out



Whether you are looking for a family day out, fun things to do with the kids, day trips for couples or a place to visit this weekend, we hope you find what your looking for when using our Lancashire days out guide.

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