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Great family days out this half term

Spend quality time with loved ones and enjoy a great day out with our Family Ticket.

Whether it's a planned or unplanned day out, our frequent and reliable service will get you to most major attractions and destinations in Merseyside, Cheshire and Lancashire.

A Family Ticket can be used for a family of up to 5 for just £11! It covers 1 or 2 adults travelling with children aged 5-15.

Family Tickets are valid for unlimited travel, only excluding peak hours 06.31 - 09.29 Monday - Friday. Outside of these hours, including all day weekends and Bank Holidays you can hop on and off the train as much as you want with a Family Ticket! No sitting in traffic, no parking nightmares or fees, just a great day out that starts on the train.

INFLATABLE ADVENTURE WORLD

Inflatable World

Inflatable adventure world is an exciting new family attraction that features assault courses, UFO-shaped bumper cars, huge slides and play zones! The UK's biggest inflatable theme park is designed to ensure maximum fun for all the family, which includes everything from a toddler play zone and Minions course to a gigantic Ninja Warrior assault courses where team races, scale ladders and a slide finale will provide hours of fun!

Closest Station: Liverpool Central or James Street

Walk Time: 19 minutes

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VIKING QUEST ADVENTURE GOLF

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Viking Quest adventure golf is the latest must see family attraction in Wirral! This Viking themed adventure golf park features eighteen holes each inspired by Viking history, spend the day making your way around the golf course before settling down for some well earned food in the on-site Bistro!

Closest Station: Moreton

Walk Time: 6 minutes

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PAINTED DENS AT TATE LIVERPOOL

Paintdens

The Tate Liverpool is the perfect backdrop for your little ones to get creative! This half term the Tate Liverpool will be constructing canvas dens where children can use their hands, feet and imagination to decorate white canvases before turning them into structures which they can sit, hide and play in!

Closest Station: Liverpool Central

Walk Time: 9 minutes

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SHIVER ME TIMBERS MARITIME MUSEUM

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Go and meet Liverpool's very own pirate at the Maritime Museum! Learn about life on the high seas before getting creative at the pirates, parrots and pieces of eight crafts.

Closest Station: James Street

Walk Time: 8 minutes

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GANDEYS CIRCUS AT AINTREE

Circus

Come and experience the unbelievable, the fascinating and the exciting acts at Gandeys Circus! From all-American motorbike riders to awe-inspiring Indian gymnasts plus much more, expect thrills and jaw-dropping moments at Gandeys Circus!

Closest Station: Aintree

Walk Time: 17 minutes

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KIDSFEST - SOUTHPORT

Kidsfest

Kidfest, the Atkinsons family festival will be providing a fun-filled week of activities this half term! From puppet shows, craft workshops and storytime plus much more, Kidfest is perfect for families and children of all ages. 

Closest Station: Southport

Walk Time: 7 minutes

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Day Saver  - Unlimited off-peak travel for £5.30 or less

Day Saver - Unlimited off-peak travel for £5.30 or less

A Merseyrail Day Saver is valid for unlimited travel after 9.30am weekdays and all day weekends and bank holidays from just £4!

Free Merseyrail App

Free Merseyrail App

Keep up to date on the day with directions to stations, live train times, service updates & share your live train progress.

A Family of 5 travel for just £11!*

A Family of 5 travel for just £11!*

*A Merseyrail Family Ticket covers up to a family of 5 for unlimited travel after 9.30am weekdays and all day on weekends and bank holidays. The ticket covers children aged 5 - 15 travelling with 1 or 2 adults.

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