Days Out Merseyside


Acorn Farm - Knowsley
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Acorn Farm - Knowsley
Acorn Farm offers a fun and educational day out for all the family in Kirkby, Liverpool. There's lots to see and do at Acorn Farm! Meet and feed the animals, check out the 2 fun-filled play...
Aerial Extreme - Knowsley Safari Park
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Aerial Extreme - Knowsley Safari Park
Aerial Extreme is a true day out for families. We choose our locations very carefully making sure that they are accessible and close by to your nearest town or city, our high ropes adventure courses...
Ainsdale Beach
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Ainsdale Beach
Ainsdale Beach is one of the most popular on the coast and has been awarded a Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy. It is the only beach in the North West to have ever been awarded the...
Antony Gormleys Another Place
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Antony Gormleys Another Place
Antony Gormleys Another Place gives you a scenic walk with a different. Definitely something to tell your friends about, artwork by the creator of the Angel of the North. It has to be seen to...
Awesome Walls Liverpool
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Awesome Walls Liverpool
Awesome Walls Climbing Centre (AWCC) first opened its doors in 1996 as 'The Climbing House' in a small back street unit in Bootle, Liverpool. Three years later we moved premises to St Albans Church....
Barnston Riding Centre
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Barnston Riding Centre
BHS approved Barnston Riding Centre offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are apparently available from 4 years upwards to get acclimatised, balanced and start to learn the...
Beatles Story - Liverpool
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Beatles Story - Liverpool
Located in the Fab Four's hometown of Liverpool, the award-winning Beatles Story experience is an atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles. Join us on a magical...
Beechley Riding Stables
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Beechley Riding Stables
BHS approved Beechley Riding Stables was saved and is now run by a registered charity dedicated to providing equestrian fun and therapy for people with disabilities, though of course the able bodied...
Big Apple Bowl and Laser Quest - Wallasey
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Big Apple Bowl and Laser Quest - Wallasey
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Big Apple bowling facility has over 20 lanes! There's also an awesome Laser Quest laser tag arena on site...
Brimstage Maze
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Brimstage Maze
Brimstage Maze offers a great day out packed with family friendly fun and adventure for all ages.The maize maze is an interactive, three dimensional puzzle which takes between 60 and 90 minutes to...
Caferamics - Wirral
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Caferamics - Wirral
Caferamics is a ceramic cafe where children can express themselves with creative pottery painting. Children of all ages are welcome at Caferamics. Simply choose the undecorated pottery and Caferamics...
Chapel Brook - Liverpool
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Chapel Brook - Liverpool
FUN FACTORY (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES   Daily 12noon - 8pm. PARENT & TODDLER   Thursday 9am - 12noon. PARTY PACKAGES   Are available at £8.50...
China Butterfly Craft Centre
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China Butterfly Craft Centre
The pottery painting studio and workshop area is now open with a huge range of pieces to choose from why not paint your own mug, money box, plate, teapot, collectable figure & more, we...
Church Farm - Wirral
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Church Farm - Wirral
Fun for all the family! Church Farm is a 60-acre organic farm in Thurstaston, Wirral. We have lots of friendly animals to meet, a play area and an animal trail with beautiful views over the River Dee...
Churchtown Botanic Gardens
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Churchtown Botanic Gardens
These Gardens, located in scenic little Churchtown, have regulalry achieved a Green Flag Award for its excellence as a park and the green space is nationally renowned for its floral displays, it's...
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
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Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Welcome to Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre, a stunning water sports and visitor centre located in the heart of Crosby Coastal Park, Waterloo. Forming part of the gateway to the Mersey Estuary,...
Croxteth Hall and County Park - Liverpool
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Croxteth Hall and County Park - Liverpool
Children and adults will enjoy the sights and sounds of country life! Get close to all the animals (cows, pigs, horses, sheep, etc) on a real working farm. See the traditional Victorian...
Croxteth Park Riding Centre
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Croxteth Park Riding Centre
BHS approved Croxteth Park Riding Centre offer a variety of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available from 5 years upwards in door schooling facilities and outdoor menage. With friendly...

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Curious About Liverpool
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Curious About Liverpool
Curious About Liverpool gives a different glimpse into what makes Liverpool what it is today: the events, people and places that have shaped it. Resident or just visiting, you are bound to spot...
Darkstar Laser
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Darkstar Laser
At Darkstar Laser you can compete against up to 40 players in an intense, all-out, action packed game of ultimate laser tag using some of the world's most advanced equipment. Exploring the huge,...
Dunes Splash World
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Dunes Splash World
Splash World is packed full with exciting slides, rides and water features! Southport’s splashtastic indoor all weather water park Dunes Splash World offers a brilliant action packed day out...
Europa Pools - Birkenhead
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Europa Pools - Birkenhead
About Europa Pools Europa Pools is an indoor paradise with tropical temperatures all year round. The leisure pool and kiddies' lagoon offer an exciting range of water features...
Everton FC Stadium Tour Experience
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Everton FC Stadium Tour Experience
Have you ever wondered just what goes on behind the scenes at Goodison Park? Have you dreamed of walking down the tunnel to the roar of 40,000 fans? Do you want to know where exactly in the...
Formby Beach
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Formby Beach
Stunning coastline with large areas of beaches, sand dunes and pine woods   Don't miss Stunning stretch of unspoilt coastline Long, sandy beaches and attractive pine woods Search...
Formby Nature Reserve
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Formby Nature Reserve
Stunning coastline with large areas of beaches, sand dunes and pine woods Don't miss Stunning stretch of unspoilt coastline Long, sandy beaches and attractive pine woods Search for...
Fun Time - Liverpool
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Fun Time - Liverpool
With over 5000sq ft of play area for ages 0-3 and 3-12 years (under one's free and adults free). Open 7 days a week. Special rates for registered child minders and toddler groups.   ...
Funtimes - Wirral
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Funtimes - Wirral
Funtimes is a family run soft play area in Moreton, Wirral, it is safe, secure and small - a great starting point for your little ones. Downstairs there is a play area for children under 7 years...
Funtown Liverpool
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Funtown Liverpool
Based in the heart of Liverpool, Funtown is an amazing new concept in children's indoor play. We combine the ultimate soft play experience for children with our wholesome family restaurant and...
Fuzzy Ed's @ Cherry Orchard - Wirral
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Fuzzy Ed's @ Cherry Orchard - Wirral
Fuzzy Ed’s Fun House is a soft play area for ages 0-12 years! Children must be under 4ft 9 and supervised at all times! We have a baby area which caters for children 0-4 years and the older...
Go Kids Play Centre - Liverpool
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Go Kids Play Centre - Liverpool
For the Juniors - recommended for ages up to 12 years 6m Drop slide, 4 Lane Wavy Slide, Sky Glide, Large separate Sports Area, Quad bikes and many more exciting and challenging features. For...
Gregory's Farm & Brimstage Maize Maze - Wirral
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Gregory's Farm & Brimstage Maize Maze - Wirral
The Maize Maze is a great family friendly day out that is "much more than a maze".  As well as the main maze which will take around one and a half hours to complete, there is a smaller...
Happy Dayz - Liverpool
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Happy Dayz - Liverpool
Happy Dayz is one of the best indoor adventure playgrounds for kids there is! with 2 floors of magical play, Including bouncy castles, soft tots play area, large frame with slides and ball pools and...
Happy Hours - Liverpool
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Happy Hours - Liverpool
Happy Hours is a small, not too small, family run, Children's Indoor Activity Centre. We opened in 1996 and have a first class safety record. This is in no small part due to the meticulous planning...
Haunted Liverpool
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Haunted Liverpool
Let costumed experts take you to a part of the city untouched by time or season. Locked firmly in the past, the Georgian Quarter gives up its darkest secrets on these Ghostly Tours. Will you join...
Hesketh Park
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Hesketh Park
Hesketh Park is only a short walk away from Southport city centre, has had over £3 million pounds spent on it and it is free to visit, brilliant. Everything has been reconstructed and restored...

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Hilbre Islands - Hoylake
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Hilbre Islands - Hoylake
The three tidal islands lying at the mouth of the Dee Estuary, Little Eye, Middle Eye and Hilbre, have been designated a Local Nature Reserve. Access to the Local Nature Reserve is free of charge. ...
International Slavery Museum- Liverpool
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International Slavery Museum- Liverpool
Hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery. The International Slavery Museum opened in August 2007 and in March 2010 welcomed its millionth...
Jungle Fun - Childwall
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Jungle Fun - Childwall
Jungle Fun is a place where you and your kids can go wild! The Roof Top Adventure based on the roof-top car park of Liverpool's popular Belle Vale shopping centre - is the most exciting...
Jungle Parc - Liverpool
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Jungle Parc - Liverpool
Based in Croxteth Country Park, Jungle Parc is now in its third year and is a great place to visit for all the family from grandchildren to grandparents – you can even bring your dog (as long...
Kidz-a-loud - Wirral
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Kidz-a-loud - Wirral
Kidz-a-loud, is a brand new children's play centre for the whole family with a difference, where you can enjoy a family day out and relax in comfort while the kids play on the biggest and best play...
Knowsley Safari Park - Merseyside
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Knowsley Safari Park - Merseyside
Knowsley Safari Park has a five mile safari drive with animals roaming freely throughout their large enclosures.  In the safari drive you are in the cage (your car) and the animals a free. ...
Lifestyles Garston - Liverpool
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Lifestyles Garston - Liverpool
Swimming is a relaxing exercise which anyone can do. It is suitable for people who are unable to take part in more vigorous exercise due to muscle or joint problems. Because of the water,...
Lifestyles Peter Lloyd - Liverpool
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Lifestyles Peter Lloyd - Liverpool
Opening times Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8am to 10pm Thursday 9am to 10pm Saturday 8am to 4pm Sunday 9am to 4pm
Liverpool City Walks
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Liverpool City Walks
Liverpool City Walks give you a chance to hear about the fascinating history of this city and its culture and also how it has changed over time. There are a number of guided tours to choose from,...
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
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Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
Seize your opportunity to gain exclusive access behind the scenes at one of the worlds true sporting cathedrals - Anfield, soaking up the peerless heritage of England's most successful Football Club.
Liverpool War Museum
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Liverpool War Museum
Throughout the years of WW2, Liverpool was Britain's main convoy port, the vital lifeline was maintained with the United States and Canada, it was crucial both for Britain's survival and the...
Magical Mystery Tour
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Magical Mystery Tour
Step aboard the colourful Magical Mystery Tour bus for a fun and fascinating 2 hour tour of Beatles Liverpool. You'll see all the places associated with John, Paul, George and Ringo as they grew...
Mersey Ferries - Liverpool
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Mersey Ferries - Liverpool
Mersey Ferries trips are top of the class for school groups when it comes to things to do in Liverpool. We offer fun and interactive learning for children that’s backed up by support and...
Merseyside Maritime Museum - Liverpool
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Merseyside Maritime Museum - Liverpool
Opening times Open daily 10am-5pm. The Piermaster's House open daily 10am-4.30pm. FREE ADMISSION to the museum and all exhibitions and events. Closed from 2pm on 24 December and all day on...
Mini Monsters Fun House - Neston
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Mini Monsters Fun House - Neston
MINI MONSTERS IS JUST WHAT PARENTS AND CARERS HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR.....A FANTASTIC INDOOR SOFT PLAY CENTRE AND CAFE’ WITH AN EXCELLENT OUTDOOR PLAY STRUCTURE AND 9 HOLE CRAZY GOLF FACILITY FOR...
Model Railway Village
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Model Railway Village
Since 1996 Southport Model Railway Village has been attracting families and model train enthusiasts from all over the world. This spectacular Model Village consists of beautiful vistas and fabulous...
Museum of Liverpool - Pier Head
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Museum of Liverpool - Pier Head
The Museum of Liverpool reflects the city's global significance through its unique geography, history and culture. Visitors can explore how the port, its people, their creative and sporting history...
New Brighton Beach
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New Brighton Beach
New Brighton Beach has a wide range of attractions and facilities, especially popular are the Riverside Bowling Alley, the Laser Quest centre, and the New Palace Amusement Arcade which includes a...
New Palace and Adventureland - New Brighton
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New Palace and Adventureland - New Brighton
The New Palace and Adventureland offer a tremendous range of family fun-filled entertainment in New Brighton, Wirral and is the ideal spot for indoor and outdoor family activities.
Otterspool Park
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Otterspool Park
Otterspool Park is a lovely and relaxing spot to chill out and have a picnic and take in the views of the parkland and across the Mersey towards Wales. It’s also great for a number of...
Play Planet - Wallasey
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Play Planet - Wallasey
Our play area contains air cannons that can fire soft balls through targets or safely at your friends. There are "splat pads", a "king of the cross" and "rope swings"....
Port Sunlight Museum
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Port Sunlight Museum
The new Port Sunlight Museum has exhibits for all types of visitor, including a reconstruction parlour room, state-of-the-art audio-visuals and interactives, a model of the village and a typical Port...
Pots to Paint Ceramic Studio - St Helens
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Pots to Paint Ceramic Studio - St Helens
Pots to Paint is a new pottery painting ceramic studio in St Helens which opened its doors on 14th May 2011. We offer a fun relaxing atmosphere for people of all ages to come along and create their...
Premier Bowl and Laser Southport
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Premier Bowl and Laser Southport
The game of ten pin bowling has been a favourite for all ages for many years. At Premier Bowl and Laser Southport we have a fully computerised scoring system, brand new synthetic lanes to...
Prendoolys - St Helens
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Prendoolys - St Helens
Welcome to Prendoolys, St Helen's biggest and best children’s indoor adventure play area, designed from the ground up to deliver countless hours of family fun.... at Prendoolys we live to play,...
Prescot Museum
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Prescot Museum
Knowsley is the home of Prescot Museum which is located in a Georgian Town House, which was once the site of the local cockerel fighting pit. During the 19th century it was used as Parr's Bank and...
Queensway Tunnel Tour
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Queensway Tunnel Tour
Queensway Tunnel Tour is a fascinating insight under the surface of George's Dock, which welcomes families with kids over 10 years old who are confident underground. Opened in 1934, the Queensway...
Rampworx
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Rampworx
Rampworx is a really friendly indoor skateboarding and BMX facility which welcomes the experienced and total noobs alike, with coaching classes available if you don't know where to start! They...
Rice Lane City Farm - Walton
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Rice Lane City Farm - Walton
Welcome to Rice Lane City Farm. We are a community based project that has been running for 30 years bringing the countryside to the city. Located on the historical site of Walton Cemetery we...
Ruffwood Swimming Pool - Kirkby
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Ruffwood Swimming Pool - Kirkby
Ruffwood Swimming Pool within Ruffwood School, Roughwood Drive, Kirkby, Liverpool, Merseyside L33 8XF Tel: 0151 443 4303  
Sefton Park - Liverpool
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Sefton Park - Liverpool
Whether relaxing on the grass, playing sport or just taking a leisurely stroll around the lake, Sefton Park has something for everyone. Grade 2 * listed Palm House. Grade 2 listed Shaftesbury...
Silly Billys Indoor Playcentre - Ellesmere Port
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Silly Billys Indoor Playcentre - Ellesmere Port
Come and visit us at Silly Billy's, the Wirral's lightest and brightest indoor soft play area. With plenty of free parking, fresh coffee, free Wi-Fi access, a large selection of both fresh hot and...
Spaceport - Wallasey
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Spaceport - Wallasey
Spaceport is a visitor attraction which takes you on an inspirational journey through space, as you walk through several themed galleries, which all feature a large variety of interactive hands-on...
Speke Hall - Liverpool
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Speke Hall - Liverpool
Speke Hall is a rare example of a Tudor manor house with restored Victorian interiors and William Morris wallpaper. Situated in a most unusual setting, it is surrounded by attractive gardens...
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery
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St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery, also known as Radio City Tower, is a radio and observation tower that is the second tallest free standing building in Liverpool, and the 32nd tallest in the UK! ...
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm - Bidston
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Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm - Bidston
Visit Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm Situated on Bidston Hill on the Wirral, the Tam O'Shanter historic cottage and free urban farm is run by a charitable trust with the aim of providing an enjoyable and...
Tate Liverpool
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Tate Liverpool
Tate Modern is the the UK's national gallery of international modern art. Located in St, Ives, Liverpool and London,. The Collection comprises the national collection of British art from the year...

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the Bluecoat
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the Bluecoat
Explore at The Bluecoat From Thu 25 July – Sat 31 August Thursdays, Fridays (1-3pm) & Saturdays (1-4pm) In the Hub or front courtyard (weather dependent) Creative activities for...
The Bluecoat
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The Bluecoat
Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature. As the most historic building in Liverpool’s city...
The Bowl Bromborough
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The Bowl Bromborough
Bromborough Bowl offers classic family friendly tenpin bowling, with gutter guards and bowling ramps to give the kids a chance! Great on a wet day especially as you never know who will win, that's...
The Climbing Hangar
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The Climbing Hangar
The Climbing Hangar is a fantastic venue for fun filled adventure which gets the whole family involved! For the little ones… Our Little Hangar kids' centre is free for under 4s and suitable...
The Echo Wheel of Liverpool
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The Echo Wheel of Liverpool
At a frankly awe inspiring 196ft (that's 60m!) the Wheel of Liverpool offers 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules including a luxury VIP pod with a bonus glass floor, leather interior and...
The Madhouse - Wirral
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The Madhouse - Wirral
The Madhouse offers a safe, clean and exciting environment to allow your kids to have fun and for you to sit back and enjoy watching them. With ball pools, climbing frames and slides there is...
The Mons - Bootle
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The Mons - Bootle
FUN HOUSE (Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall) OPENING TIMES Monday - Thursday 3pm - 8pm. Friday 2pm - 8pm. Saturday & Sunday 12noon - 8pm. PARTY PACKAGES ...
The Ocean Plaza
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The Ocean Plaza
PLAYZONE(Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Daily 11.30am - 10pm.Adult supervision is required as staff do not manage the play area. PARTY PACKAGES    Are...
The Rocking Horse - Liverpool
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The Rocking Horse - Liverpool
FUN HOUSE (Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall) OPENING TIMES     Term Time: Monday - Friday 3pm - 7pm (last admissions). Saturday & Sunday 12noon - 7pm (last...
The Southport Treasure Trail
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The Southport Treasure Trail
Can you and the kids find the answers to the clues which will solve the Southport self guided Treasure Hunt themed Treasure Trail?  As you follow the directions, keep your eyes peeled to search...
The Yellow Duckmarine - Liverpool
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The Yellow Duckmarine - Liverpool
A unique 55 minute amphibious city sightseeing tour of Liverpool's historic waterfront, city and docks. The historic City of Liverpool, with its Waterfront built around the most famous docklands in...
Thurstaston Nature Reserve - Wirral
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Thurstaston Nature Reserve - Wirral
Royden Park and Thurstaston Common comprise almost 250 acres of both semi-natural and planted woodland, heathland and open parkland. The ownership of the area is divided between the National Trust...
Time Out Childrens Play Centre - Aintree
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Time Out Childrens Play Centre - Aintree
Timeout was born on the 11th July 1998.  It is a family run company, we are local people from Thornton and Bootle. When we open in 1998 funds were limited but we wanted to give the local family...
Underwater Street - Liverpool
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Underwater Street - Liverpool
Paint the car, step inside a giant bubble, join in Battle of the Scientists, pan for gold, see a volcano erupt, design a car, make a fridge magnet, enjoy a science show, walk down imagination street,...
Victoria Gallery and Museum - Liverpool
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Victoria Gallery and Museum - Liverpool
The Victoria Gallery & Museum is housed in the Grade II listed Victoria Building on Brownlow Hill, the University's original site.
Walker Art Gallery
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Walker Art Gallery
The esteemed Walker Art Gallery is known for it's Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art and Tudor Portraits, but it's also surprisingly child friendly, with free activities and special sections laid on...
Wallasey Beach
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Wallasey Beach
Beaches are one of Wirral's most important assets and are a dynamic feature of the coast, changing over time in response to nature and human influence. This year’s Good Beach Guide makes for...
Weld Blundell - Formby
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Weld Blundell - Formby
FUZZY ED'S FUN HOUSE - RE-OPENED FOLLOWING A REFURBISHMENT IN SUMMER 2010 (Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall)     OPENING TIMES    Monday - Friday...
Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool
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Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool
The Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre is the only tourist attraction in Liverpool dedicated to 19th Century philanthropist Joseph Williamson. Opened in 2002 the Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre...
World Museum Aquarium - Liverpool
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World Museum Aquarium - Liverpool
The aquarium combines fish from Australia to Anglesey with the very latest technology. Rarely-seen exhibits from the museum collections immerse visitors in a watery world of wonder. For the first...
World Museum Liverpool
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World Museum Liverpool
From the oceans to the stars World Museum Liverpool combines historic treasures from across the globe with the latest interactive technology to make an unbeatable family day out. Our internationally...
World of Glass
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World of Glass
Visit The World of Glass for a great Day out - so much to see and do! You can see live glassblowing demonstrations with Sarah & Vicki. or why not try your hand at blowing a glass bauble on one...
Wowballs Liverpool
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Wowballs Liverpool
Wowballs® was set-up to fill a special niche in today's water sport market. Wowballs® believe in a sport for all philosophy especially when it comes to children not in the least ...
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merseyside.pngWelcome to the wonderful county of Merseyside. If you need child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in Merseyside then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets, and all in Merseyside. We list children's entertainers in Merseyside if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in Merseyside. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. Don't forget to look at the nearby counties of Lancashire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester to see what they can offer you. We now list seaside towns in Merseyside, so grab your bucket and spade and head for the Merseyside seaside with the kids. We have days out with the kids in Merseyside in and near :- Bebington, Birkenhead, Bootle, Crosby, Formby, Greasby, Heswall, Kirkby, Knowsley, Liverpool, Maghull, Prescot, Sefton, Southport and St Helens.