Looking for family days out in Manchester? It’s all happening at TRAFFORDCITY this Summer!

Finding a fun family day out to satisfy everyone can be tricky at times, particularly during the long summer holidays. But you don’t have to look too far to find something to entertain the whole family. Where else in Manchester can you treat the kids to a unique LEGO experience, a journey under the sea, a whizz among the treetops, a Dinosaur golf adventure, a real snow experience or even a skydive?

Whatever you choose, TRAFFORDCITY is jam packed full of things to do and fun ideas on where to take your kids and make lasting memories this summer. That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide on where to go in TRAFFORDCITY.

Read on to find plenty of new activities and offers across our leisure attractions that will make your summer special. 

Chill Factore

It might sound crazy to go back to winter weather in the middle of summer, but Chill Factore is one of the coolest places for a fun family day out in Manchester. 

Located at BEYOND, Chill Factore is the ultimate snow experience for both adults and children alike. Featuring a 180 metre long real snow slope and an abundance of indoor family snow fun activities, Chill Factore is a must visit. Even if you and your family are not avid skiers or snowboarders, there are plenty of activities to suit everyone. 

Enjoy some family time on the slopes with a lift pass, slip and slide down Snow Park or learn a new skill with a ski or snowboard lesson. Taught by friendly, expert instructors, Chill Factore’s range of lessons allow you to learn in either group lessons or private lessons and provides your family with the ideal environment to learn safely and at your own pace. And don’t worry about your kit! Equipment is included within the price of your lesson or lift pass and clothing can be hired for a small charge.

Let’s admit it, there’s no better way to cool down in the summer heat than with crisp air and -4 temperatures.

Plan your visit to Chill Factore and let the real snow adventures begin!

Dino Falls Adventure Golf

For some prehistoric action with an extra bite, challenge yourself and your family to an action-packed adventure at Dino Falls Adventure Golf.  

Located at Trafford Golf Centre, Dino Falls is 18 holes of winding fossil paths, palm trees and gigantic dinosaurs. As one of the UK’s biggest adventure golf courses, it’s the perfect opportunity to show-off your golfing prowess and make plenty of memories with your family. 

Practice your putting skills and enjoy a family day out at Dino Falls Adventure Golfthis summer.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Playing with Lego all day long sounds perfect for adults and youngsters alike. Adults, don’t deny it, you love those colourful plastic bricks just as much as your kids do!

The Legoland Discovery Centre, located in INTU Trafford Centre’s Barton Square, is an amazing place to entertain the kids. Even if your child is past the building Lego stage, they will still love everything the place has to offer. There’s plenty of things to do at this Manchester based attraction.

Learn secret tips and tricks on how to build literally anything in the creative workshops, check out the 4-D cinema or even try the UK’s only LEGO Race Virtual Reality Experience. Buckle up and go for a spin inside the most incredible LEGO race ever created! This 360-video let’s guests immerse themselves into a LEGO world and escape reality. 

Are you convinced yet? And best of all, everything is indoors, which means the rain will not get in your way of having so much fun. 

Build your family day out at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre.

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Manchester’s iFly indoor skydiving centre is one of the most exciting holiday treats around and a chance for your family to earn your ‘wings’. 

Situated in the heart of TRAFFORDCITY, you can soar like a bird in the UK’s first 14ft (4.3m) wind tunnel. With coaching from friendly, world class instructors, you and your children will learn some great new skills and experience the thrill of indoor bodyflight.  

So, gear up and prepare for an unforgettable flight experience with the whole family at iFly.

intu Trafford Centre

intu Trafford Centre, located in the centre of TRAFFORDCITY is a shopper’s paradise and is the ideal place for some retail therapy. At INTU Trafford centre, you can shop for your favourite items, brands and update your wardrobe. With a cinema, bowling and plenty of restaurants, it’s a day out in itself! 

Family days out at intu Trafford Centre are fun and varied. Take a stroll down to the food court and grab something to eat, visit the cinema or book a lane at the bowling alley. And when that becomes too much, there’s always the shops to explore.

Take a look at the stores located in intu Trafford Centre

Play Factore

As far as children’s play areas go, Play Factore is the full package. Hosting a wide range of entertainment for children to enjoy, Play Factore is a must visit this summer holidays. 

Play Factore Manchester is the ideal place to keep your little one entertained and is a great day out for the whole family. Situated underneath the iconic Chill Factore slope in the BEYOND building, you really can’t miss this place. 

Slide down on the tallest standing indoor slide in Europe, play in the largest frame in the UK and let the smallest members of your family discover Play Factore’s interactive floor for tiny tots. 

Discover more about Play Factore

Trafford Treetop Adventures

Reach new heights this summer and head over to Trafford Treetop Adventures in Wilderspool Woods. Situated next to intu Trafford Centre, Treetop Adventures off families a unique and fun experience for all ages. 

This awesome High Ropes Adventure Course boasts 28 fun obstacles and is the ultimate test of coordination, balance and determination. This activity is guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping as you make your way through the course and take on a challenging network of rope bridges, balancing poles and crossings.

Visit Trafford Treetop Adventure for an unmissable experience for the whole family to enjoy.

SEA LIFE Manchester

Dive into the deep blue and discover incredible underwater creatures at Sealife Manchester.  

Sealife Manchester is located in intu Trafford Centre’s Barton Square and is a fantastic place for a family day out in a world of deep-sea creatures. Try and spot the common octopus hiding in the nooks and crannies of her tank and step under the viewing tank to see the blacktip reef sharks swimming overhead.

As you stroll through this oceanic adventure, you’ll find all kinds of fascinating facts, interactive zones and touch pools for you and your family to explore. This attraction is a must for any animal lover! What will you discover?

Dive in and explore everything SEA LIFE Manchester has to offer. 

There’s plenty going on at TRAFFORDCITY to keep your little ones entertained over the holiday period, so don’t forget to check out our selection of fantastic attractions. The most exhilarating family days out start at TRAFFORDCITY.  

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