Things to do in north west England
A great day out
Planning to visit north west England? See suggestions for some great days out with the kids across the North West. Don’t forget to check the venues for opening times and prices before setting off.
Imperial War Museum North, Greater Manchester
IWM North explores how war affects people’s lives.
Beatrix Potter's Cottage, Lake District, Cumbria
Love Beatrix Potter's children's stories such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit? See where she lived and worked.
See around 15,000 animals in 125 acres of zoo gardens.
Wild Boar Farm, Bowland, Lancashire
See boars and other animals - and hand feed some of them.
Knowsley Safari Park, Merseyside
Take a 5 mile drive through the park passing lions and baboons - and visit the rest of the park on foot.
Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Lancashire
See different birds at different times of year - from kingfishers to swans.
Crosby Beach, Sefton, Merseyside
See Antony Gormley's Another Place - 100 cast-iron life-size figures all looking out to sea.
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