Top 10 reasons to bring the family to TRAFFORDCITY this summer

A day out at TRAFFORDCITY is just the ticket to keep the whole family entertained this - whatever the weather throws at us! There really is an inspiring choice of activities, so to help you plan your perfect day we’ve put together our top 10 reasons to bring the family this summer holiday…with a few hidden surprises along the way!

1. Chill out on the slopes

Skiing may not be the first thing that comes to mind on hot summer days, but an exhilarating experience in real snow at Chill Factore could be just the thing for a cool family day out. What’s more, summer is the ideal time to learn how to ski or snowboard in perfect conditions on peaceful slopes with expert instructors and half price lessons. Check out the Chill Factore deals here.

2. A walk in the woods

Did you know intu Trafford Centre has its very own ancient woodland, known as Wilderspool Woods? It's an area of natural woodland, which is a haven for wildlife with a network of paths and a picnic area meaning it's a great place to take time out and enjoy nature right here at TRAFFORDCITY. Discover more here.

3. Turtle tea time

SEA LIFE at intu Trafford Centre is a wonderful place for youngsters to discover and get close to over 5000 sea creatures. But did you know you experience feeding time too? There are talks, demonstrations and feeds taking place throughout the day in different areas of the attraction from Jawsome Sharks and Outraygeous Rays to Ocean Talks and Turtle Teatime. Check the times here.

4. Canalside capers

The Bridgewater Canal runs right through TRAFFORDCITY and visitors can access the canal towpath known as Bridgewater Way just outside Barton Square. It's a traffic free haven - perfect for cyclists and also excellent for pram pushing, feeding ducks, waving at boats and teaching kids to ride their bikes! You can even cycle here all the way from the City Centre, Leigh, Sale and beyond! Find out more here.

5. We can fly!

With temperatures soaring, iFLY Indoor Skydiving have just the fan to cool you down. In fact, they have four huge fans so, everyone can experience the ultimate breeze with an indoor skydive. For a limited time only, you can grab a sizzling hotoffer and save over 50% on their kick start experience. See the deal here.

6. Swing through the treetops

We've already suggested a visit to Wilderspool Woods, well they're also home to an amazing treetop adventure! Trafford Treetop Adventures is one of the worlds most awesome high ropes adventure courses with 38 obstacles including zip lines, rope bridges, balancing poles and daring crossings. Go on, we dare you! 

7. Get beach busy and topsy turvy

Make sure you don't miss out on intu Trafford Centre's fabulous Summer Hub where you'll find a beach with real sand for little ones to get busy with bucket and spades, hop inside water walkers, bounce around on a bungee trampoline and captain their own boat! Plus there's a mind boggling upside down house arriving from 19 August.

8. The UK's biggest indoor play arena

Play Factore's state of the art active indoor play arena is an awesome place for families to play together. With the tallest indoor slide in the UK, laser tag arena, go karts, a zip wire and stimulating virtual reality environment and much more, as children’s play areas go, Play Factore offers the full play package. Explore here.

9. Putt with dinosaurs

It's no secret kids love dinosaurs so why not combine their jurassic obsession with a round of fun golf? At Dino Falls Adventure Golf you can navigate through prehistoric caves, winding fossil paths and palm trees, and hold steady on your putt under the watchful eyes of the gigantic resident dinosaurs. Check out the Mega-saurus Summer offers here.

10. Feed those rumbling tums

With all this fun to be had there's bound to be some hungry tummies and you'll find plenty of places for a tasty bite to eat or a refreshing drink. Best of all, there are some delicious summer deals to be had including Kids Eat FREE at Las Iguanas and La Tasca. What are you waiting for?

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