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Days Out Ideas for Families in Tameside

a young girl with a helmet crawling in a tunnel at One Adventure in Tameside
4 Jan 2023

Get out and about in Tameside with these great places to go and days out ideas for families in Tameside. 

A big day out makes a lovely family treat and there are some great attractions and places to go in Tameside.

If your looking for things to do in Tameside with the kids, we have put together a list of our favourite days out in Tameside below. 

Cockfields Farm Park, Ashton Under Lyne

Tameside Days Out Cockfields Farm

Cockfields Farm Park makes offers both indoor and outdoor fun and so makes a great day out no matter what the weather.

Indoors they boast an indoor play village, a large barn housing all the resident animals and a reptile house.

Outside they have play tunnels, a large play frame, park area, sandpit and a huge bouncy pillow (weather permitting).

If that is not enough they run activities throughout the day such as animal holding, a reptile show and lots more, plus they run special events during the school holidays and some weekends. 

See here for more details, opening times and location of Cockfields Farm. 

Plus you check out our what’s on guide for their latest event here. 

Old Mill Farm Shop, Mottram, Hyde 

Old Mill Farm Shop Day Out

Old Mill Farm Shop is a great place for the kids to run off some steam. 

Their play area has a bouncy castle, sandpit, soft play, ball pool, climbing frame, arts and crafts and ride-on tractors. 

Admission to the play area costs £4 per child and is drop-in. 

Plus they have farm animals who you can visit for free, a lovely farm shop and they sell a selection of refreshments. 

They also run events during the year and also offer parties at weekends.

Find more information about the Old Mill Farm Shop here

Let Us Play Little Town, Stalybridge

Let Us Play Little Town Stalybridge Days Out

For kids with big imaginations, check out Let Us Play Little Town.

A role-play centre for children from 1 to 8 years, it has been designed for adults to play along with their kids.

The Little Town features a construction area, post office, salon, cafe and market all featuring high-quality wooden toys. 

They also have a cafe area to refuel during the session. 

Let Us Play Little Town is usually open Sundays Mondays, and Wednesdays to Fridays. 

They run baby and toddler activity sessions midweek. 

Sessions last one hour and 40 minutes and cost £8 per child. 

For more details and how to book Let Us Play Little Town see here. 

One Adventure, Droylsden 

one adventure party

One Adventure offers a whole host of activities for children (over 7’s) and adults at their in Greenside Mill in Droylsden. Options include nerf wars, laser zone, a reactor cave maze, axe throwing (over 9’s) and more. 

They offer activity packages with a 2-person minimum with activities including Axe Throwing, Rifle Shooting and more. 

They also run regular events and school holiday clubs and kids parties.  

Jumperooz Inflatable Park, Ashton Under Lyne

Jumperooz Ashton Days out Tameside

Tire the kids out at Jumperooz Inflatable Park in Ashton Under Lyne. 

This bouncy day out features an assault course, stunt jump, death drop slide, fun slide, climbing pole and toddler zone. 

They run toddler sessions midweek term time and open after school, school holidays and at weekends for general jump sessions. Along with jump parties on specific days. 

General sessions cost £6.50 for 1 hour and 30 minutes of play. 

More details and how to book at Jumerooz inflatable park here.

Jump Depot Trampoline Park, Ashton-Under-Lyne

Days Out Tameside Jump Depot

A trampoline park is always lots of fun, and you can enjoy bouncing around in Ashton Under Lyne at Jump Depot. 

They are open each day of the week and offer a large trampoline park, foam pit and lots more. 

Sessions cost £7.50 per person and discount sessions on a Friday Night.

More details and how to book Jump Depot in Ashton Under Lyne see here. 

Cineworld Ashton Under Lyne

Days Out Tameside Cineworld Ashton

Located at Ashton Moss Leisure Park Cineworld Ashton is a newly renovated cinema featuring both IMAX and 4DX screens showing the latest film releases.

They also have an onsite Starbucks and run Movies for Juniors films for just £2.50 per person on weekends and during the school holidays see here. 

For details and ticket prices at Cineworld Ashton see here. 

Portland Basin, Ashton Under Lyne

Tameside Days Out Portland Basin

Portland Basin is free to enter the museum located on the canal system.

Great for families, there is a chance for you to explore a 1920’s street, and learn about the history of the local area.

They have a dedicated area Nuts and Bolt for children with dressing up and role play. 

Portland basin is open during the weekends and set days over the school holidays. The run Make Do and Play Craft sessions and often run family events and fun days. 

For details, facilities and opening hours of Portland Basin see here. 

Active Longendale (Formerly Totally Adrenalin), Longendale, Hyde

Trampolines at Active Longendale Total Adrenaline credit Active Tameside 

Active Longendale (formally Total Adrenaline) in Longendale near Hattersley makes a great day out.

With a trampoline zone, with ninja warrior style assault course, laser zone, and soft play zone there is something for all tastes and ages.

They open weekends only and during the school holidays. 

See here for details and opening times of Active Longendale here. 

Hyde Leisure Pool, Hyde 

Days out tameside Hyde leisure pool

Hyde Leisure Pool makes a great day out for all ages.

With a huge slide, water cannon, waves and rapids it’s lots of fun for the whole family.

The Tameside swimming offers run’s their Swim Slide and Wave sessions in the main pool at set times during the weekends, some evenings and during the school holidays – see the times here

See here for opening times of Hyde Leisure Pool. 

For details of all the swimming pools in Tameside see here. 

Stamford Park, Stalybridge 

Days Out Tameside Stamford Park

Stamford Park is a great park to visit for all ages. They have a large sandpit area for smaller children with slides, roundabouts and climbing frames. Older children can enjoy a large slide, swings and zip wire. Plus they have a small animal area, a splash zone in the summer months and a land train during the weekends and summer holidays. 

See here for everything that Stamford Park has to offer. 

Plus you can check out a list of all the parks in Tameside here. 

Adventure Medlock (formally Sky High Adventure), Droylsden 

Sky High Adventure High Ropes Credit Active Tameside

Adventure Medlock (Formally Sky High Adventure) is a great activity centre perfect for a family day out.

They offer Clip N Climb Climbing Walls, High Ropes, Caving and Bouldering and a large soft play centre.

It is located at Active Medlock which has a large swimming pool.

The centre is open during the weekends and school holidays.

Discover the opening times and how to book here. 

Tameside Wellness Centre, Denton

Tameside Wellness Centre Bowling Lanes

Located in Denton the Tameside Wellness Centre has lots to offer for families. 

They have a great bowling alley with the choice of ten-pin or hyper bowling and a small soft play area for younger kids.

They also have a large swimming pool which offers inflatable fun swimming sessions during the weekends and summer holidays. 

Check out the details of Tameside Wellness Centre here.

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