It’s the weekend!! We’ve rounded up everything happening to entertain the kids around Knutsford, Northwich, Altrincham and the rest of Cheshire. Make sure you’re following Knutty Mums on Facebook to stay up to date to everything happening for families nearby!
Please check details with the venue before you travel.
Monster Mania and Fireworks Bonanza
Gulliver’s World, Warrington
Sat 2nd November
Monsters are taking over Gulliver’s World for a spooky season of Halloween fun! Look out for some seriously spooktacular surprises alongside all your favourite rides and attractions. We’ve got your Halloween adventure covered with shows, tricks and plenty of treats. On Sat 2nd Nov Gulliver’s will be hosting a sensational fireworks display to light up the night sky. Gulliver‘s will be open later than usual, which means you have more time to explore our park! The fireworks display is scheduled for approximately 7.15pm (please note that fireworks shows may be subject to modification or cancellation without prior notice, particularly in the case of severe weather conditions) Click for more details
Knutsford Scouts Bonfire and Firework Display
Booths Park, Chelford Road, Knutsford
Sat 2nd Nov gates open 6:30pm Fireworks at 7:30pm
Join us for Knutsford Scouts Bonfire and Firework Display, run every year since since 1976! Food and drinks available. No private fireworks or sparklers. Under 5’s go free! Free parking, and all proceeds to Knutsford Scout groups. No private fireworks or sparklers please. Come and join the fun and support your local Scouts! Click for tickets and more details
Mere Bonfire and Firework Display
Mere and Tabley Community Club, Mere, WA16 0PU
Sat 2nd Nov Fire lit 6:30pm, Fireworks at 7:15pm
Adoption Day at the Farm
Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Sun 3rd Nov
Come along to the Farm and meet our special, rare breed animals which are up for adoption. Choose from Prancer the Reindeer, Blossom the Clydesdale Horse, Tallulah the Tamworth Pig and Frosty the Donkey. When you choose one to adopt, you get an adoption pack, plus free entry on adoption days to visit and check the progress of your special animal. Click for more details.
Parent and Toddler Ice Skating
Planet Ice, Altrincham
Sat 2nd Nov 11am
Join us every Saturday for our Parent & Toddler sessions! Only £5.30 (1x Adult & 1x Toddler). Learn together and have fun together! Click for more details
Biddulph Grange Garden
Fri 1st to Sun 17th Nov
Help us celebrate Dinovember with our Dino Trail. Search the garden for the hidden dinosaurs and put a sticker on your map. £2.50 per trail, including dino biscuit. Admission fees apply. Click for more details.
Meet our palaeontologist
Biddulph Grange Garden
Sat 2nd Nov
Palaeontologist Nigel Larkin will be in a Geological Gallery from 10am – 4pm. Drop-in anytime and meet him and learn more about this fascinating space. Admission fees apply. Click for more details.
The Makers Market
Knutsford town centre
Sun 3rd Nov 11am – 4pm
The Makers Market is back!!! Knutsford is an amazing location to showcase fabulous shops and restaurants. Even though we say so ourselves, this event is pretty special. One of the largest artisan markets of this type in the UK, with only the very finest food, drink, art and craft. This event you do not want to miss! Click for more details
Bents Garden Centre, Glazebury
Sat 2nd Nov 11am – 3pm
Come to our drop in workshop for younger visitors this Saturday! You can get hands-on and up-close with some friendly garden critters, practise microscope and handling skills with mini-beasts and more! Click for more details.
Blakemere Village, Northwich
Sat 12th Oct to Sat 2nd Nov
See the woods come alive and be amazed by an enchanting and interactive outdoor light show experience with dazzling lights and sound in the heart of a Cheshire woodland. Book your tickets now! Click here to read Knutty Mums’ review Click for more details
Family films at the Curzon
Sat 2nd – Sun 3rd Nov
Family films over the weekend include A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmaggedon, and The Lion King (for kids Club on Sat 2nd Nov). Click for more details.
Spooky World Fun by Day
Applejacks Adventure Farm, Warrington
Sat 19th Oct – Sun 3rd Nov
Welcome to Halloween Fun by Day at Spooky World where Halloween-themed thrills abound. We put on Halloween events for kids aged from 4 to 11, although there’s lots of enjoyment to be found for the whole family! Attractions include inflatable drop slides, kids archery, corn cannon, hay bale hill, spooky trailer ride, racing zip lines and more! Please note that although there are costumed characters, there are NO scare actors present during the Fun-by-Day Halloween events so as not to frighten younger children. Click for more details
Zombie Pirate Treasure Trail
Blakemere Village, Northwich
Sat 19th Oct – Sun 3rd Nov 10am – 4pm
Follow Blakemere’s spooky trail to discover the hidden items left here by the Zombie Pirates many years ago. For each trail map completed an Activity Prize will be won. Join in the Family Fun by dressing up as a Pirate or don your spookiest outfit. Purchase your trail maps for £3 per child from the Visitor Information Centre. Suitable for children aged 3-11yrs Click for more details
Halloween at Seven Sisters
Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm, Knutsford
Sat 26th Oct to Sun 3rd Nov (Closed Mon & Tues)
Join us for a Spooky Maize Maze with live Boo Crew, apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, treats for the best fancy dress, goulish flavours of icecream and scary cakes and bakes! Last entry to maze 4pm Weds – Sat, 3pm Sunday. Click for more details
Discover Lions at Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo, Chester
Sat 26th Oct – Sun 3rd Nov
Come and join us this half term for the MANE event. To celebrate our ROARsome new Asiatic lion habitat, we have a fantastic programme of events and activities so come find out what makes these big cats so impressive! Click for more details.
Brick or Treat
Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester
Until Sun 3rd Nov
A spook-tacular family Halloween event, featuring the new LEGO Hidden Side sets, character meet and greets, monster dance parties and tonnes of LEGO building activities! Click for more details
Speke Hall, Liverpool
Sat 26th Oct – Sun 3rd Nov
Explore the dark and creepy side of Tudor life over the October half term. Experience Hallowtide at Speke Hall with spooky storytelling, a Dark Woods trail and superstitious crafts. Free but normal admission applies. Click for more details.
Mill Trail: Become a Factory Inspector
Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
Until 31st Dec
Become a factory inspector and have a go at our family trail around the mill created by children’s author Philip Ardagh. Join factory inspector Augustus Snout and his assistant Scuttle on an inspection of the mill. Have a go at different jobs throughout your journey and experience the dangers of working in a cotton mill. Pick up your mill trail at the mill entrance. 50p per trail. Booking not needed. Admission applies. Click for more details
Terrific Tree Trail
Hare Hill, Over Alderley
Sat 26th Oct to Sun 3rd Nov
Follow the Terrific Tree Trail through the wooded garden at Hare Hill, and get to know some of our trees. Pick up a special map at the Visitor Centre and follow the signs to learn more – each tree has something new to tell you. When you’ve found them all you will have earned your 50 things sticker. £1 per trail. Click for more details
Days out inspiration
Check out our days out page for ideas including museums, galleries, farms, zoos, and other indoor and outdoor fun! Click here to see the full list
Cafés with things for kids to do
Fancy going for a coffee/brunch/lunch this weekend? Click here to see our list of child friendly cafés and pubs in Knutsford and nearby which have a play area/toys/animals to occupy the little ones!
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