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Family Days Out, Family Days Out

Family Days Out in the
North West

image nameLooking for inspiration for a family day out in the North West? We've selected some of the region's most exciting, unusual activities for children and teenagers – all of them within day trip distance of Manchester and Liverpool.

Whatever the weather, there's something here to keep your family amused, from adrenalin-packed adventures to encounters with nature to creative play in the city.

See our highlighted activities below.

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Underwater Street

Take a trip to Underwater Street – the discovery centre for children on Liverpool's waterfront. The six discovery zones are packed with hands-on activities designed to inspire and amuse. Explore the Sensory Area, the Lab, the Imagination Village, the Physical Zone, the Construction Area, and the Art Area.

Underwater Street is where play meets science and creativity – a fun, fascinating day out for children aged from two to ten years.

Children: £5.95 - £8.95
Adults: £0 - £1.95

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Dunes Splash World

Dunes Splash World on Southport Promenade is great for a fun-packed family day out. With five fantastic rides, a bubble spa, a kids' play zone, a cafe, and more, you'll want to dive in and make a splash today.

Visit as part of a trip to Southport or spend the whole day in Splash World – there's plenty to keep kids and grown-ups entertained.

Children: 70p - £6.90
Adults: £8.90
Family tickets: £29.40 - £33.60

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Knowsley Safari Park

At Knowsley Safari Park, the animals are truly amazing. Prepare to discover an incredible host of creatures from cute and cuddly meerkats, to majestic zebras, to mischievous monkeys and clever sea lions.

The park is now home to around 700 exotic animals who hail from exciting locations all around the world, including the sparse deserts and lush jungles of Africa.

Children: £12.00
Adults: £12.00 - £16.00
Family tickets: £53

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Take the family for an exhilerating experience at Ropeworks – the high rope course destination in Pwllheli, North Wales.

You'll find fun, challenge and adventure on three exciting courses. Explore the High Challenge and the newest course, Aerial Adventure. Make the Leap of Faith or brave the Giant Swing, High Wire crossing, breathtaking Zipline and more – all under the guidance the friendly, qualified Ropeworks instructors. And with an under-eights Climbing Wall Challenge for young adventurers, Ropeworks is fun for all ages.

Children: £20 - £28
Adults: £25 - £35
Family tickets: £80 - £115

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Tree Top Adventure

Head to Tree Top Adventure in the heart of Snowdonia, North Wales for an exhilarating outdoor adventure high in the trees. The Tree Tot Trail is a ropes course designed for children aged from four to eight years, while the Sky Ride and Powerfan Plummet will thrill adventure-seekers of all ages. There's also a log cabin visitor centre and a licensed bar and cafe, including a BBQ when the sun's shining.

Children: £9.50
Adults: £9.50 - £12.75
Family tickets: £42

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Greenwood Forest Park

Voted 'Best Family Attraction in North Wales', GreenWood Forest Park boasts amazing family adventure play, including the world’s only people powered roller coaster.

All the rides and activities at this unique eco-attraction have been designed for fun with a difference – YOU provide the energy. From the famous Green Dragon roller coaster to the therapeutic BareFoot Trail, GreenWood is an all-weather family experience you will never forget.

Children: Free - £10.35
Adults from £10.45 - £10.95
Family tickets: £39.50-£57.50

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