Half-term activities in Salford and Manchester

We’ve put together a short list of some great half term holiday clubs and activities to keep the kids entertained and engaged! Here are some fabulous free places and some affordable options too! 

Kids adventures Prestwich offers outdoor learning, fun ,movement and imagination. For kids ages 5-9.

Little voices offer fun and inspiring singing and drama lessons for kids age 4-18. Sessions are available in Stockport, Altrincham, Bury, Bolton and Worsley.

NERF Action Xperience (NERF AX) is a huge indoor arena dedicated to all things NERF, where children, families and adults alike can experience a non-stop, heart-pounding, fun-fuelled adventure! Get ready to battle it out in five action-packed zones with unrivalled NERF blasters and on-trend sports equipment in this truly immersive venue. Priced at £16.50 per child and based in the Trafford Centre, this could be a great day out for children and grown ups alike! See dates and opening times on the link.

The Imperial war museum North is based at Salford Quays and tells the powerful stories of over a century of war. IWM North has an extraordinary exhibition space to deliver an award-winning immersive experience. Entry is free and the recommended Age 14+

The Museum of Science and Industry known as MOSI is on Liverpool Road in Manchester. The museum is devoted to inspiring visitors through ideas that change the world, from the Industrial Revolution to today and beyond. Entry is free but we recommend you book tickets in advance and is suitable for age 4+

Ordsall Hall in Ordsall (near Salford Quays) is the oldest building in Salford dating back to 1177 and has had a long and interesting history. Today, it is a welcoming and friendly historic house telling the story of the Hall and some of the people who made it their home. Entry is free and Ordsall Hall holds events for families throughout the year. The recommended age is 0+

The newly built RHS Garden Bridgewater is in Worsley and is a gorgeous 156 acre revived garden site dating to the reign of Queen Victoria, with surviving period details. Entry is free for Salford residents on Tuesday’s, usual price for adults £11.50, children under 5 free! Suitable for Age 0+

Sealife Manchester is in Stretford, joined to the Trafford Centre is an amazing aquarium filled with different amazing sea creatures! There is also a soft play inside you can enjoy. Entry prices for adults are £21.95, children 3-17 £16.50, Under 3’s free! Suitable for ages 0+

Legoland Manchester is also in Stretford right next to Sea Life Manchester! You can play with bricks, enjoy LEGO rides, 4D cinema and have master classes with pro Lego builders. Entry is the same price as Sealife and if booking online you can get a discounted ticket for both Legoland and Sealife for an amazing day out. Legoland is suitable for age 3+