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Halloween Pizza Making Party

Celebrate Halloween at the Mulberry Leaves on Sunday 31st October 2021. Make Bat and Ghost shaped pizzas – £8 per child, they will get all the pizza toppings, chef hats and a juice included and a meet and greet with peppy the pizza mascot. Macclesfield Rd, Leek ST13 8YG

Christmas Treasures at Lyme

When?  Friday – Monday,  3 – 24 December 2021 Where? Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR What? Start your Christmas celebrations at Lyme and see a selection of rooms beautifully transformed in festive splendour. Explore the traditions and treasures of Christmases past and as you make your way through the house. Cost: Please check with organiser

Halloween at Biddulph Grange Garden

October Half Term/Halloween activity for kids near Cheshire – from Saturday 16 to Sunday 31 October 2021, pick up a Halloween trail from Visitor Reception for £1 (no need to book). Search the garden to spot ingredients to make a magic potion and make your way to the witches cottage. The much-loved spooky tunnel will…

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Autumn family adventure trail at Dunham Massey

Mini-beasts and creepy crawlies come to life in a big way at Dunham Massey this autumn on this self-led trail. Find out more about unique bugs, explore the gardens, discover what makes the deer park so special. Starts 23rd September 2021 Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 4SJ

October Half Term at Quarry Bank

From 20 September 2021, pick up a trail from the welcome building and search for the pumpkins in the mill. In October half term, you can listen to campfire stories (at intervals from 11am – 3.30pm every day) and dive into apple day activities. Please see organisers website for details of apple day. Styal Rd, Styal,…

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The Dunham Pumpkin Patch

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Dunham Massey Farm Ice Cream

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Cockfields Farm Pumpkin Festival

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Tatton Park – A Halloween Adventure Like No Other

The atmospheric Old Hall is the perfect setting for your October half term/Halloween adventure. Spellbinding storytellers, broomstick lesson and more. 26 – 31 October 2021 Tatton Park, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6SG

Go Bananas Congleton Halloween Party

Soft Play, Snack Boxes, Disco, Competitions and more. 31st October 2021 3-5pm Unit 2 Towerhill Court, Greenfield farm estate, Back Lane, Congleton CW12 4TR

Halloween in the City Manchester

Mark the arrival of Halloween with a weekend of terrifyingly good events in Manchester city centre. Featuring: a giant rooftop monster invasion, city-wide trail, Halloween procession, and a whole host of fun. 30th & 31st October 2021 Manchester City Centre

Scare Skate Manchester

New Scare Skate from Skate Manchester, opens from 22nd October until 31st October 2021, offers a spooky skating session for monster hunters and skaters alike in Cathedral Gardens Manchester. Corporation St, Manchester M4 3BG    

Tegg’s Nose Country Park Halloween Trail

A great (and cheap!) Halloween/October half term event for kids in Cheshire. Can you explore the park and find them all? Buy a map from the Tegg’s Nose Tea Room for 50p, and get searching around the top of the park. 23rd October – 7h November 2021 Buxton Old Rd, Macclesfield SK11 0AP

Half Term Activities at Jodrell Bank

Fun events for children in Cheshire this Halloween/October Half term Half-Term: Operation Earth trail Saturday 23rd October – Sunday 31st October 2021 Brand new Operation Earth Trail. Explore the Jodrell Bank site hunting for clues and learn tips along the way about how to help protect our home planet. Trails are free with general admission…

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Plumleys Pumpkin Trail

A fun October half term/Halloween event for the kids – Halloween Trail at Plumley’s Garden Centre. Locate the pumpkins hidden by naughty witches around the garden centre! 25-31st October 2021 Plumleys Garden Centre, Plumley Moor Rd, Plumley, Knutsford WA16 9SD  

Halloween Make a Bear Special

Halloween crafts a plenty and make a beautiful bear with a Halloween costume. Hosted by Little Learners Stockport 23rd October 2021 10.30 am Fir Road Scout Hut, Fir Rd, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 2NP

Knutsford Pumpkin Path

The event will be back to its full glory with the trail, live entertainment and exciting photo opportunities from 4-7pm! 30th October 2021 4-7pm King Street, Knutsford

Totally Locally Leek Spooktacular Halloween Trail

Fun October Half term/Halloween Event for Kids Near Cheshire.  Pick up a Map follow the trail around Leek to spot the Spooky Bat collecting treats along the way, complete the trail and get a Halloween Goodie Bag at the end. Family Friendly and a safe alternative to ‘Trick or Treating’. 30th October 2021 9.30-4.30pm Leek

Halloween Trail & Ghoulish Gardens

Wander around the Ghoulish Gardens and interactive halloween trail searching for clues with your family to help Dorothy & Toto journey through the haunted forest and find her 3 iconic friends to reach the Wizard of OZ . 25th-31st October 2021 Stonyford Cottage Gardens & Nursery, Stoneyford Ln, Northwich CW8 2TF

Gandeys Circus – ‘SPOOKTACULAR’

Great day out for the kids near Cheshire this October half term.  Gandeys Circus returns with a brand-new action-packed legendary Halloween Spooktacular Big Top show for all the family. 13th-31st October 2021 Trentham Estate, Stone Rd, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG

Garden display: Green fingers and terrible turnips at RHS Bridgewater

A fun Half term/Halloween event for the kids near Cheshire.  Discover the horticultural rituals and freaky folklore behind Halloween in this new outdoor family display inspired by the RHS Libraries collections. From 22nd October 2021 throughout October Half Term.  RHS Bridgewater Occupation Rd, Worsley, Manchester M28 2LJ

Halloween at Arley Hall and Gardens

Awaiting further event info. 25th-31st October 2021. Arley Hall and Gardens, Northwich CW9 6NA

Harry Potter Forbidden Forest at Arley Hall and Gardens

A nighttime woodland trail experience filled with magical creatures and wizarding wonders from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. Various Dates from 19th October October to 28th November 2021. Arley Hall and Gardens, Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA

Holiday Zone, Wilmslow and Knutsford

Fantastic holiday camps in wilmslow and Manor Park offering a variety of activities for children aged 3-11.

BeWILDerwood Cheshire’s Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade!

Get Tickets to BeWILDerwood Cheshire’s Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade this October Half Term! See the woods in a whole new light at BeWILDerwood’s most enchanting event of the year, The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade, coming to the WILD woods in Cheshire this October half term! From the 23rd to 31st October, visitors can adventure through…

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Woodland Tuesdays – Pompom monsters

Creeping Toad will be running Woodland Tuesday art sessions in different woods on most Tuesdays through the school summer holidays. Sessions are free and aim to run from 10.30 am to 1pm – the activity itself will probably take about 45 minutes. This week; Pompom monsters: unexpected fluffy creatures lurking in the undergrowth…  

Woodland Tuesdays – Fingersful of creatures

Creeping Toad will be running Woodland Tuesday art sessions in different woods on most Tuesdays through the school summer holidays. Sessions are free and aim to run from 10.30 am to 1pm. This week; Fingersful of creatures, make animal puppets for your fingers. 24th August 2021  Poole’s Cavern & Buxton Country Park, Green Ln, Buxton…

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Fun Day at Poynton Sports Club

A Fun Day out this Summer Holiday in Cheshire. Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Ice Cream, Pony Rides and More – from Watch me Grow Childcare Agency. Tickets to be bought beforehand – 07711897532 22nd August 2021 12-6pm Poynton Sports Club, London Rd N, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1AG Tickets to be bought beforehand      

RHS Garden Bridgewater – Wonderland: Summer holiday activities

To celebrate 150 years since the publication of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, there’ll be a fun family trail across the garden featuring illustrations from the brand new edition of Through the Looking Glass. Alice and Friends: Saturday 24 July–Sunday 1 August 2021 Promenade character performances Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 July…

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Macclesfield Comedy Festival

A great family day out in Cheshire this Summer.  Comedians, amusements, food and drink, and more. DAYTIME FOR KIDS ANF FAMILIES, NIGHT TIME FOR GROWN UPS! 7th August 2021  Macclesfield RUFC Priory Park, Priory Ln, Macclesfield SK10 4AF

Bollington Library Summer Events

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Wilmslow Library Paint and Plant! Bug House Planter

Paint your own bug house planter and then plant your seeds and see what grows. AUGUST 11, 2021 10 AM – 11 AM  South Dr, Wilmslow SK9 1NW T – 01625 374060

Wilmslow Library Coral Reef Craft

Get creative and make your own coral reef. design your own fish and experiment with using different materials and textures. Book in advance. 5th August 2021 10-10.45am South Dr, Wilmslow SK9 1NW T – 01625 374060

Wilmslow Library Summer Reading Challenge Craft Hour

Summer holiday activity for your kids in Cheshire – Let your little ones get creative at our craft session. Ideal for 3-6 year olds. Tickets cost £1 and places are limited – book ahead. 28th July 20210 3-4pm South Dr, Wilmslow SK9 1NW T – 01625 374060

Summer of Play at The Whitworth

Water play, potions stations, mud painting and chalk painting outdoors. Drop in sessions but you’ll need to book your ticket if you’d like to go inside the Gallery as well whilst you’re there (its free). WEDNESDAY 4 AUGUST 2021 11AM – 3PM WEDNESDAY 11 AUGUST 2021 11AM – 3PM SATURDAY 21 AUGUST 2021 11AM –…

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Cheshire Children’s Centres – FREE Family Activities this Summer Holiday

Cheshire East Children’s Centres are running FREE family activities throughout the Summer Holidays – click here for details. 

Wilmslow Library – Panini Sticker Swap

Drop by on Friday 30th July between 3pm and 4pm to see if you can score any missing stickers for your Panini album. 30th July 2021 3-4 pm  South Dr, Wilmslow SK9 1NW T – 01625 374060

Coco’s Playbarn Family Fun Day

A great family day out for the kids this Summer Holidays in Cheshire! On the green outside the play-barn for a family fun day! Face painting, stalls, BBQ, Bouncy castle, games and much more! 30th August 2021 10-2pm Kingsley Rd, Frodsham WA6 6SU T – 01928 789028

Tribs on The Hill Festival

Family oriented festival with kids activities and family camping zone. 31st July-1st August 2021  Higher Mickledale Farm, Frodsham, United Kingdom T – 07868 733148

Family Funday at Chester Racecourse

A great Day Out for kids this summer holiday in Cheshire! With action on the flat and fun free activities for younger racegoers on the Open Course, there’s fun on the Roodee for all the family. Book in advance or purchase tickets on the gate. 1st August 2021 The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY T –…

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Summer Social at Trafford Centre

A fun day out for kids near Cheshire this Summer Holidays – outdoor events space open daily until 5th September featuring a beach, fairground and pop-up bars and restaurants. Prebook to avoid disappointment. Until 5th September 2021 The Trafford Centre, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M17 8AA

Character Appearances at Bella’s Bows, Nantwich

Saturday 24th July 2021 – Meet Mal & Evie Thursday 12th August 2021 – Meet Batman & Wonder Women Saturday 11th September 2021 – Meet Princess Jasmine These are FREE. No booking required just turn up on the day. 8 Cocoa Yard, Nantwich, United Kingdom T – 07710 464440

Macclesfield Library Junk Modelling Session

FREE Junk Modelling session, Wednesday 4th August 2021 10 – 11.30  We need some help to build new habitats for our wild animals. What model will you create? Booking is essential.

Roller Disco at Buxton Pavilion Gardens

This Summer Holiday – fun for Kids near Cheshire – Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th July 2021 starting at 9.30 am, 5 sessions per day. Ticketed event.

Inflatable Fun Sessions at Buxton Pavilion Gardens

This summer holiday for kids near Cheshire – every day from Monday 2nd August – Friday 13th August 2021 Session Times: 9.30 – 11.30am 12.00 – 2.00pm 2.30pm – 4.30pm Booking advisable but can pay on the door if there is availability

Alpaca Picnic Fest

Classic Car Show with Live Bands and Fun Events. This is a charity event being held on behalf of the East Cheshire Hospice. The event starts at 5.00pm on the 28th August 2021. Fun activities in the afternoon include: ‘Have-A-Go’ JCB driving, Welly Wanging, Custom trike rides, Bi-plane restoration project, Shooting range, Fun archery, and…

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Dino Kingdom, Manchester

The creators of the award-winning Lightopia Festival present, Dino Kingdom: an epic pre-historic exploration landing in Manchester this summer! Wythenshawe Park and Gardens, Wythenshawe, Manchester 23td July – 8th August 2021

Sandbach Children’s Cinema – Peter Rabbit 2

A FREE event for children in Cheshire this Summer Holiday! Sandbach Childrens Cinema – Peter Rabbit 2 – The Runaway (U) Tuesday 10th August 2021 1pm (doors open 12pm) Tickets are FREE OF CHARGE on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets available from Sandbach Town Hall during Monday-Thursday, 8am-3pm. Sweets and drinks available to purchase…

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FREE 0-5 Soft Play Session at Sandbach Town Hall

For parents and grandparents looking after small children. The adults have a chance to chat over a cup of tea or coffee, whilst the children socialse in their own special way. This is a fantastic FREE event for the community to enjoy. 24th August 2021 10-2.30pm 

FREE Children’s Creepy Crawly Show

A real hands on animal experience between 10am and 4pm to meet the exciting critters. There are also 2 interactive fun packed live shows taking place at 11am and 1pm. This is a fantastic FREE event for the community to enjoy. Sandbach Town Hall., High St, Sandbach CW11 1AX 17th August 2021

Park Play Days, Crewe

The Door to Fairy Land – Fairy Door making experience

Join the Bramall Fairy guide for a walk around the park to see what you can find this =Summer holiday. You will also be able to paint/design your very own fairy or elf door to take home. A great activity for children near Cheshire this Summer Holiday. 5th August 2021 10.30am-3pm Bramhall Hall, Stockport SK7…

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Pye Ash Sheepdog Trial

No further details at the time of writing – please contact venue. 21st-22nd August 2021 Dene House, Bosley, Macclesfield SK11 0PN

D.R Sports Holiday Club

Sports holiday clubs at St Vincent’s Primary School Knutsford, T – 07739 424270  

Buxton Pavilion Gardens Bank Holiday Special

Varied range of stalls in the Octagon Hall, miniature train rides*, boats on the lake *, Children’s fairground rides* and crazy golf* taking place over the weekend * Charges apply for some activities Note: Some activities will be weather permitting and subject to availability 28th-30th August 2021 Buxton Pavilion Gardens St John’s Rd, Buxton SK17 6BE

Buxton Pavilion Gardens Weekend Bazaar

The Weekend Bazaar takes place in the Octagon Hall on both Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 4.30pm. There will be a mix of crafts, gifts, artwork, jewellery, homemade cards and clothing. Free entry. 21st-22nd July 2021 The Pavilion Gardens, St John’s Rd, Buxton SK17 6BE

Buxton Pavilion Gardens Summer Fete

A great day out for the kids near Cheshire this Summer – full of super family fun. 24th and 25th July 2021 The Pavilion Gardens, St John’s Rd, Buxton SK17 6BE

KIDZ WORLD FUN WEEKEND TORKINGTON PARK HAZEL GROVE

MEGA INFLATABLE FUN AND ATTRACTIONS PERFECT FOR 2 TO 10 YEARS. 17th – 18th July 2021 Torkington Park, 14 High St, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 6AB

Keeling’s Funfair at High Legh Garden Centre

Find us down by the Miniature Railway station. Here we will have our unique 1960s children’s ‘Sea on Land’ ride and original vintage Swingboats accompanied by one of our popular traditional fairground games. A great day out for Kids this Summer in Cheshire. July 17 and 18 th 2021 11:00 am – 4:00 pm High…

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Circus Extreme

Merging modern and contemporary styles with extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, audiences will be amazed by the jam-packed Circus Extreme production which features show-stopping performances that will have you on the edge of your seat. The Trafford Centre, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M17 8AA 2-18th July 2021

The Peter Rabbit Secret Garden

Meet Peter Rabbit and Friends at The Peter Rabbit Secret Garden this summer at The Trafford Centre. There’s lots to do in this indoor experience. Can you help Mrs. Rabbit to plant her carrot seeds? Are you brave enough to sneak past Mr. McGregor with a little help from Squirrel Nutkin? Trafford Centre, Trafford Park,…

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Stockport’s Gigantic Leap Frog art Trail

21 gigantic frog statues will be appearing throughout Stockport town centre! Catch them before they disappear at the end of September, July to September 2021

Looney Tunes Art Trail, Manchester

The trail covers 12 locations and features iconic Looney Tunes characters such as Bugs Bunny and Tweety Pie. QR codes can be found  on the artwork which shows a virtual map and shows you what else is new from Looney Tunes. Various locations cross Manchester City Centre 14 June 2021 – 31 July 2021

Kidchella at Tatton Park

This kids festival is the only place to be this summer! It’s the ultimate kids’ party with music and fun from Diva Mix, Ariana Live, face painting and glitter bars, roaming stilt walkers and audience entertainers. 17th July 2021 Tatton Park, Knutsford Cheshire WA16 6SG

Just So Festival

Just So Festival returns this Summer Holiday at Rode Hall in Cheshire. Great for kids and adults alike. Just So is an annual, intimate, weekend-long festival – an imaginative outdoor family adventure like no other. 20/21/22 August 2021 Rode Hall, Cheshire  

Superhero & Princess Trail at Blakemere Village

On your secret mission, you will need to complete interactive activities throughout the trail and in ‘Fantasy Forest’ to claim your reward at the end! Purchase your trail maps for £5 per trail form from the Visitor Information Centre. Suitable for children aged 3-11. 10.00am – 4.00pm daily from 12 April – 31 August 2021. …

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Jodrell Bank Holiday Activities

Jodrell Bank in Macclesfield, Cheshire has the following activities for children over the Summer Holidays – Summer Holidays: Space Crafts 24 Jul, 2021 – 30 Aug, 2021 Discover your creative side and have a go at space themed making and drawing activities. Space Crafts is designed for young families and is available on a drop-in…

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Biddulph Grange Holiday Activities

From Sat 10 July 2021, discover the different games and sports equipment around the garden and challenge your family to a game or match. Pick up a ‘get, set, go’ card and collect stickers for taking part in our active challenges. Activities do not need to be booked but they advise booking your visit at…

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Dunham Massey Holiday Activities

Dunham Massey near Cheshire, has the following activities going on to keep the children busy over the Summer Holidays. From 20 July 2021 you can stretch up high, balance on a beam, dance, leap and run wild on the outdoor activity trail. Throughout the 2021 school summer holidays, grab a ‘Get set, go’ card to…

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Lyme Park Holiday Activities

Lyme Park near Cheshire, has the following activities going on to keep the children busy over the Summer Holidays. 50 things at Lyme Park this summer Head outdoors and leap into summer with a list of 50 Things to do before you’re 11 3/4. Explore the Gardens and House Make the most of the warmer days…

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Country Fayre at the Farm

Visit the Farm for a weekend of traditional English fayre and fun this Summer Holiday! Saturday 28 – Monday 30 August 2021 Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG

The Family Variety Show – Tatton Park Pop Up Festival

An all singing, all dancing day out for all the family! Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG 14 and 20 August 2021

Pop Party – Tatton Park Pop Up Festival

Bring your little ones and celebrate the best of Kids Pop with hits from Billie Eilish, Little Mix, Bruno Mars and much more! A fantastic Summer Holiday Treat. 4th and 18th August 2021 Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG

Brainiac – Tatton Park Pop Up Festival

Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls, Science’s greatest and most volatile live show is returning with a vengeance. The Brainiacs delve fearlessly into the mysteries of science… Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG Saturday 31 July 2021

The Princess Tea Party – Tatton Park Pop Up Festival

A great Summer Holiday Activity in Cheshire – Princesses and Princes across the land, Be Our Guest this summer as we invite you to Tatton’s magical Princess Tea Party. Friday 30 July, 7th August, 13th August, 25th August 2021 Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG

Geronimo Family Festival

The largest children’s festival in the North West with hundreds of activities for children aged from 0-12, this Summer Holiday in Cheshire. 20th-23rd August 2021  Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6NA  

Classic and Performance Car Spectacular at Tatton Park

The Classic and Performance Car Spectacular is one of the UK’S most loved classic car shows, celebrating the golden age of motoring. Enthusiasts can view some of the finest cars ever made, with more than 2000 classics on site. August 21 and 22 2021 Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN

Eat in the Park, Buxton

Music and Food Festival in the Park – live music, street food, kids entertainment and loads more. Great family day out near Cheshire this Summer Holiday. August 21 and 22 2021 Buxton Pavilion Gardens, St John’s Rd  Buxton, SK17 6BE  

Reddish Vale Dino Farm

Arena displays with realistic dinosaurs; Meet baby dinosaurs; dig for fossils; hunt for dino eggs. Fun day out for any little dino fans near Cheshire this Summer. 30th July-6th August 2021 Reddish Vale Farm, Country Park, Reddish Vale Rd  

Reddish Vale Farm Fest

Fairground Rides, Inflatable Assault Course,  Children’s Entertainer, Beach Area with Deck Chairs and more. A fun family day out near Cheshire this Summer Holiday. Reddish Vale Farm, Country Park, Reddish Vale Rd  Stockport, SK5 7HE 21st August- 30th August 2021

The Greatest Show – Kids Edition

Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for. The Greatest Showman meets family favourites in this all singing, all dancing extravaganza. Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN August 11 2021 @ 11:00 am

WildChild Festival

Come along for a great family day out near Cheshire this Summer Holiday. Be transported into a magical world of art and nature as we celebrate the Trust looking after Staffordshire’s wildlife and wild places for 50 years and campaign for an even wilder future. August 7th 2021 The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge  Stafford

Melody Mouse Summer Picnics

Melody Mouse will be having 2 AMAZING family picnic events.- they provide the entertainment, and you take your picnic ) These will be held a Byley Village Hall and will include messy play, crafts, treasure hunts, ice cream, refreshments and of course all our usual music and bubble fun!!! 4th August is Pirates and Mermaids…

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Keeper Experience at Walton Hall and Gardens

Discover what working in the children’s zoo is really like. Starting off by cleaning out the stables, then learn about what the animals eat and meet some of the friendly zoo residents. Something different for the children to do this Summer holiday in Cheshire! Walton Hall & Gardens, Walton Lea Road Warrington, WA4  2nd, 10th, 13th…

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Volkswagen Northwest Car Show

The largest gathering of Volkswagens, both air and water-cooled, in the North of England. A great family day out in Cheshire this Summer holiday! Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN August 1 2021 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Haslington Scarecrow Trail

Haslington Scarecrow Trail – follow the map and find the scarecrows in the Glorious Villages of Haslington/ Winterley Cheshire. A nice event to do with the children this Summer. 31st July – 6th August 2021

The Royal Cheshire County Show

A great Summer Holiday day out in Cheshire. Quad Bike Stunt Show, the world-renowned Sheep Show and the wonderful Cheshire Farmer’s Market. We are also pleased to have some of our most recognised competition classes take place on the day; categories will include Heavy Horses, Pygmy Goats, Dairy Goats, Wine and Honey. Clay House Farm,…

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Funtopia at Northwich

Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Filled with bouncy castles, activity inflatables, under 5’s area, Nerf Wars and much more! July 28, August 11th and 25th 2021 Blakemere Village, Chester Road Sandiway, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2EB  

Tree Climbing at Arley Hall Garden Festival

Try something new this Summer Holiday in Cheshire!! Discover Tree Climbing arose from the need for tree climbing experiences in the North of England. Co-director Neil was looking for somewhere to learn tree climbing but there was nowhere available locally, so after going further afield to learn the techniques, he is bringing it back home…

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RHS Flower Show

Celebrating colour, creativity, community and the positive power of plants and flowers, RHS Flower Show Tatton Park returns to bring the joy of gardening to summer 2021. Get kids of all ages excited about gardening with barrowfuls of activities, shop til you drop, and enjoy live entertainment and fantastic food and drink amongst the buzzing……

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Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Family friendly show featuring 400+ vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles on display, Quality food, drink, ice cream and responsible bar, Access to the grounds of this stunning venue and more. July 18 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Capesthorne Hall, Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield SK11 9JY

Rare Breeds Weekend at the Farm

This special weekend is your chance to meet Molly the Middle White and all of her piggy friends, see our Shires horses, learn about the giant Buff Orpingtons chickens and many more. A great Summer Event for children in Cheshire. 17th and 18th July 2021 Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN…

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Quarry Bank Holiday Activities

Quarry Bank in Wilmslow, Cheshire has lots of fun activisie to keep the children busy over the Summer holidays. The Lost Words  From Saturday 29 May – Monday 30 August 2021, explore the gardens at Quarry Bank to rediscover nature’s disappearing words with a family trail. You can join us every day of the week,…

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Macclesfield Leisure Centre Holiday Activities

Fun filled days for aged 8yrs to school year 8. A fun, safe environment with a lots of different sporting or recreational activities including access to the swimming pool within our Leisure centres. 26th July- 30th July 2021 Monday- Friday 9:00am- 3:00pm 2nd August- 6th August 2021  Monday- Friday 9:00am- 3:00pm 9th August- 13th August…

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Alsager Leisure Centre Holiday Activities

Fun filled days for aged 8yrs to school year 8. A fun, safe environment with a lots of different sporting or recreational activities including access to the swimming pool within our Leisure centres. 27th July- 29th July 2021 Tuesday- Thursday 9:00am- 3:00pm 3rd August- 5th August 2021 Tuesday- Thursday 9:00am- 3:00pm Alsager Lifestyle centre Hassall road Alsager ST7 2HP T…

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Folksy Theatre at Biddulph Grange Garden

This Summer Holiday, Folksy Theatre presents ‘Little Red’ outdoor theatre – Little Red sets off through the forest to visit Grandma but the journey won’t be easy, not with all these distractions! AUGUST 13, 2021 AT 6:30 – 9 PM Folksy Theatre presents ‘The Tempest’ outdoor theatre – olksy’s wonderful production is filled with live…

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Princess and Pirate Weekend at Gulliver’s World

Kickstart your Summer Holiday in Cheshire – Treasure treats, fancy dress events, themed activities and so much more. Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ 17th-18th July 2021 T: 01925 444888  

Macclesfield Festival

Family Friendly Festival Cheshire – dance tents, kids stages, fairground and more. Macclesfield RUFC, Priory Park, Priory Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 4AF. 17th July 2021. Open 10am until 10pm. Afterparty in the Clubhouse 10pm until 3am.

Alpaca Walks at Walton Hall and Gardens

The rangers will demonstrate how to catch the alpaca and then you’ll take them on a walk around the park with opportunities for photographs! Alpaca walks can be booked for either one adult or one adult and one child – children must be 8 years or older. Walks take place on selected dates throughout July…

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Blakemere Village Circus

James Richards circus is pleased to be able to reschedule a visit to Blakemere village in july of 2021. Wed 14th July 2021 – Sun 18th July 2021 Chester Rd, Northwich CW8 2EB T: 07491 22714

Styal Village Scarecrow Festival 2021

The Festival runs from Monday 12th July to Sunday 18th July 2021. Free entry & open to all. Scarecrows on the theme of, characters from children’s tv, film or literature’. Prizes for top 5 scarecrows, as voted for by the public. Further details available from the Styal Village Association via email at: styalvillageassociation@gmail.com

Sports Coaching Group Holiday Club

Summer sports Holiday Clubs and Camps at various Cheshire venues with Sports Coaching Group.

Denver the Dinosaur @ Castaway Play

 1st June 2021 Special event with Denver the Dinosaur and his handler. Castaway Play, Congleton Garden Centre, 71 Moss Rd, Congleton CW12 3BP T: 01260 270010

Superhero Event @ Castaway Play, Congleton

4th June 2021 Superhero Event @ Castaway Play, Congleton. Castaway Play, Congleton Garden Centre, 71 Moss Rd, Congleton CW12 3BP T: 01260 270010

Castaway Play -Wonder Woman & Tinkerbell

3rd June 2021 Wonder woman & Tinkerbell come to play @ Castaway Play, Congleton. Castaway Play, Congleton Garden Centre, 71 Moss Rd, Congleton CW12 3BP T: 01260 270010

Percy the Park Keeper – The Secret Path in the Gardens

02 April – 13 June 2021 A delightful family trail in Tatton Park’s spring gardens, inspired by Nick Butterworth’s book. Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN T – 01625 374400

Percy the Park Keeper Trail at Tatton Park

2 April – 13 June 2021 Pick up your trail sheet, explore secret paths and play a while in Tatton’s picturesque Spring gardens. Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN T – 01625 374400

Scarecrow Festival at Tatton Park

29 May – 06 June 2021 A celebration of people who have helped us through the coronavirus pandemic. Join us in the Gardens or down at the Farm to see if you can identify local lockdown heroes and inspiring individuals from 2020 / 2021. Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN T…

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Blue Planet Aquarium

Reopening the outdoor area on the 12th April for Free. They will be opening the – Pelicans Cove Ice-cream parlour Gift Shop Play area and a very exciting new outdoor area for 2021 about local conservation Cheshire Oaks, Longlooms Rd CH65 9LF

Brookside Miniature Railway

Hoping to open again at 10:30 on Monday 12 April 2021. London Rd N, Poynton, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK12 1BZ Tel: 07818 070723

The Ice Cream Farm

Family friendly tourist attraction bursting with all of the fun you need for a great day out in Cheshire. Reopening 12th April 2021 – now taking bookings. Drumlan Hall, Newton Ln, Cheshire, Chester CH3 9NE

Walton Hall and Gardens

Gardens open as usual. Set to re-open on 12 April are the following: Adventure Golf Pitch ‘n’ Putt Bowls Putting The Children’s Zoo Walton Lea Rd, Higher Walton, Warrington WA4 6SN Tel: 01925 262908  

Jurassic Cove, Warrington

Dino themed pitch and putt. Already open. No booking required. Bents Garden and Home, Warrington Rd, Warrington WA3 5NT Tel: 01942 266300 x708

Hover Force Adventure Activity Centre Cheshire

Adventure Activity Centre with Hovercraft, Buggies, DTV Shredder and Shooting Range. Already open. Moorditch Ln, Marsh, Frodsham WA6 7BT Tel: 01928 240444

Go Ape, Delamere

Already open for bookings. Delamere, Forest Limnere, Northwich CW8 2JD Tel: 01603 895500

Glebe Farm

Outdoor animal paddocks can be accessed still as they are along a public footpath. Feel free to wander through and say hi to the alpacas in the back field at the top of the hill. Hoping to be able to reopen the animal barn and play area on the 12th April 2021. Peel Ln, Astbury,…

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Chill Factore, Manchester

Reopening 12th April 2021. 7 Trafford Way, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M41 7JA Tel:  0161 749 2222

Chester Zoo

Reopening 12th April 2o21. Chester CH2 1EU  

Blaze Farm, Macclesfield

Superhero and Princess Trail at Blakemere Village

Superhero & Princess Trail daily from 12 April 2021 10am – 4pm. Chester Rd, Northwich CW8 2EB T: 01606 883261

Funfair at Blakemere Village

From 12th to 18th April 2021 open daily; then the weekends only – Friday evening Saturday and Sunday. Chester Rd, Northwich CW8 2EB T: 01606 883261

Gawsworth Easter Trail

Tytherington Easter Bunny Hunt

Sutton Easter Egg Hunt

Arley Hall and Gardens Easter Garden Trail

Friday 2nd – Sunday 18th April 2021 Open 10am – 5pm.  As you explore the gardens collect the clues to find the ingredients for an Easter Carrot Cake and when you have them all head for the Tea Cottage to collect your prize. Arley Hall & Gardens Northwich Cheshire CW9 6NA T: 01565 777 353

Pott Shrigley Easter Egg Hunt

Rushton Easter Trail

Handforth Miniature Railway

Running trains again but please check their Facebook Page as to which days they are operating. Meriton Rd, Handforth, Wilmslow SK9 3HB

Pye Ash Farm Lambing Weekend

The lambing shed will be opening up on the weekend 10th/11th of April 2021 for you to come and (hopefully!) see some lambs being born. Introduction to the farm and the animals Lamb cuddles & bottle feeding Sheep crafts Farming education Dene House, Bosley, Macclesfield SK11 0PN

Handforth Scarecrow Festival

Homes and businesses from across Handforth will be taking part in Handforth’s first ever Scarecrow festival! For more info, head over to the Handforth Scarecrow Festival Facebook Page – click here. 3 and 4 April 2021  

The Farm at Tatton

Reopening 12th April 2021. Tatton Park, Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6QN T: 01625 374400

Easter Egg Hunts at Biddulph Grange Garden

Discover our family-friendly trail with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. Please check with organiser for dates – at least from 29th March – 4th April 2021. Grange Rd, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7SD T: 01782517999  

Easter Egg Hunts at Lyme Park

Pre-booked ticket holders can purchase a family-friendly trail on the day with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. 29 March to 11 April 2021 (whilst stocks last), 10.30am-4pm (last entry at 3.30pm). Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR T : 01663 762023  

Easter at Quarry Bank

Pre-booked ticket holders can purchase a family-friendly trail on the day with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. Friday 2 to Sunday 18 April 2021 (while stocks last), 10.30am – 4pm Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4LA T: 01625527468

Easter at Dunham Massey

Pre-booked ticket holders can purchase a family-friendly trail on the day with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end. 1 to Sunday 18 April 2021 (while stocks last), 10am – 4pm Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, WA14 4SJ T: 01619411025

Capesthorne Hall Easter Trail

Family Easter Trail around the garden with prize at the end. Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 2021, 11am – 4pm. Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield SK11 9JY  

BeWILDerwood Cheshire

BeWILDerwood Cheshire is a huge woodland full of family fun, adventure, and imagination. Enjoy a day out for the whole family and create wonderful memories together! The 70-acre adventure park is filled with huge slides, muddled mazes, treetop structures and magical treehouses. There is also storytelling, crafts, activities and so much more! Grown ups are…

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Percy the Park Keeper Trail at Tatton Park

Pick up your trail sheet, explore secret paths and play a while in Tatton’s picturesque Spring gardens. Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA166QN Knutsford T: 01625 374400  

Totally Roarsome at Mottram Hall

In an untouched woodland, in Mottram, St Andrew, dinosaurs, bears, lions, and tigers roam free. There may even be a unicorn or two. Hoping to open 12th April 2021  

Knowsley Safari Park

Reopening 12th April 2021. Prescot L34 4AN T – 0151 430 9009

The Crocky Trail

Outdoor adventure playground reopening 12th April 2021 Guy Lane, Waverton Chester, Cheshire CH3 7PH T: 01244 336084  

Reddish Vale Farm

Reopening 12th April 2021 Country Park, Reddish Vale Rd, Stockport SK5 7HE\ T – 0161 480 1645

Alton Towers

Reopening 12th April 2021 Alton, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB  

Trentham Monkey Forest

Hoping to reopen on 12th April 2021. Trentham Estate, Stone Rd, Tittensor, Stoke-on-Trent ST12 9HR T – 01782 659845  

Gullivers World, Warrington and Gullivers Kingdom, Matlock

Planning to reopen the theme parks on 12th April 2021. Gulliver’s World – Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ T – 01925 444888 Gulliver’s Kingdom – Temple Walk, Matlock Bath DE4 3PG T – 01925 444888  

Cheshire Aqua Park, Manley Mere

Cheshire’s first aqua park, a fun and exciting day out! Repening on – Watersports hire, launches & takeaways – 1st April 2021 Open Water Swimming – 3rd April 2021 Adventure Trail – 12th April 2021 Cheshire Aqua Park – 1st May 2021 Manley Ln, Frodsham WA6 0PE T – 01928 740243

Easter Pony and Unicorn Trail

Ride a pony or unicorn around an Easter trail collecting goodies along the way An hour/hour and quarter of pony fun with either a pony or a unicorn. Groom and decorate Available from 29th March – April 13th 2021  2 households or rule of 6. All booking fully covid flexible so either rebook or refund….

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Discover Tree Climbing

Discover Tree Climbing arose from the need for tree climbing experiences in the North of England. Co-director Neil was looking for somewhere to learn tree climbing but there was nowhere available locally, so after going further afield to learn the techniques, he is bringing it back home and making it available to you. Terry jumped…

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Peak Wildlife Park

Peak Wildlife Park will be re-opening from 12th April. All guests (including pass holders) will need to to pre-book their time-slots online. Winkhill, Leek ST13 7QR T – 01538 308880

Snowman Hunt from Friends of Park Royal

When? Submit your entry by 5th January 2020 – either drop at the school or email your answer and unique map code to pta@parkroyalcs.org Where? Macclesfield What? Hunt for the snowmen around Macclesfield town, collect the letters and crack the code for a chance to win a £30 Love2Shop voucher. Cost: £2 – collect map from…

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