Coming up with fun activities and days out for the kids can get rather tiring! So we have put together a list of our top 5 things to do with kids in West Lancs! You don’t have to go far to have a great day out!
1 – Rice Lane City Farm
This adventure farm in Walton is a hidden gem. Visit the range of animals they have on the farm or simply take a walk through the woods. There is also a cafe and shop for when you need a sit down and a cuppa! See http://ricelanecityfarm.org.uk/ for more details.
2 – Gioco Children’s Play and Party Centre
This large indoor soft play area in both Wigan and St Helens is sure to tire the kids out! The multi-tiered soft play area means ensures that your kids will be undertaking a number of different physical activities in a fun and safe environment. A well positioned cafe means you can watch the kids play whilst you put your feet up! http://www.gioco.co.uk/
3 – Dunes Splash World
This indoor water park in Southport is perfect for kids of all ages! With flumes, slides, bubble spa and toddler pool, there is something for all the family! See the website for prices and more details of attractions – http://www.splashworldsouthport.com/
4 – WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre
This Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust centre in Burscough is a great day out. Get up close and personal with up to 100 rare and endangered species of birds. Feed them right from your hand! Go on a wild walk, visit the otters or go on a canoe safari! Visit http://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/martin-mere/ for more information about prices and events.
5 – The Alabaster Jar Paint Your Own Pottery
This pottery studio in Chorley is perfect if you are looking for a more arty activity! Suitable for all ages, this is a great, relaxed family activity. Paint your pottery with expert advice, then it is fired in a kiln, making a great memory of your day out! See the website for times and prices – http://www.thealabasterjar.co.uk/