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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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