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Wet Weather Family Destinations

We have compiled a list of just some of the best wet weather family destinations across the network. With regular and thorough cleaning, increased services and Day Saver tickets available to buy online, why not enjoy a family day out rain or shine! Please remember that it may not always be possible to socially distance on the Merseyrail network and face coverings must be worn at all times, unless exempt. £100 fine applies.

Spring City Trampoline Park

Spring City

Liverpool's first city centre trampoline park is bouncing with joy to deliver you hours of fun and excitement. Based on Brunswick Docks, the park is home to almost 100 trampolines, basketball nets, dodge ball courts and a large café offering delicious food and drink.

Nearest station: Brunswick + 7 minute walk

Fun Town

Funtown

Based in the heart of South Liverpool, Fun Town features a fantastic soft play area for children. Based in a bright and airy building with a comfortable seating area, Fun Town also serves quality and delicious dishes.

Nearest station: Liverpool South Parkway + 11 minute walk

National Waterways Museum

Waterways Museum

Much of Britain’s internal development throughout the Victorian era owes to the winding sequences of canals linking up the country. At the National Water Ways museum, located a short distance from Ellesmere Port station, families and enthusiasts are brought closer to the modes of transport that bore the load of the industrial age. Both historically stimulating and picturesque, the water ways adjoining to the museum provide a stark picture of life 200 years previous, even in their much quieter contemporary form. Leading on to the Manchester ship canal, the museum provides a great starting point for a historic wander into British history.

Nearest station: Ellesmere Port + 16 minute walk

Crazy Town - AintreeBallpit

All kids enjoy twisty slides and ball ponds so why not visit Crazy Town Aintree!

Children can adventure around the play frame for up to two hours, it's also the perfect place to host your little ones party with plenty of packages to choose from.

Nearest station: Aintree station + 20 minute walk

Nerf Centre Liverpool

Nerf Liverpool 950X688

Liverpool's first ever Nerf Centre is a soft play space, complete with brightly coloured foam matts and walls.

The centre is designed for children over the age of 4 and has no age restriction, so don’t worry you adults can get involved too!

Nearest station: Moorfields station + 10 minute walk

Team Sport Go KartingGokarting (1)

Raring to go?! Teamsport's indoor go karting is a hit with both adults and kids, with 17 corners around an 850m track it's a great place to blow off some steam whilst enjoying some family friendly competition!

Nearest station: Brunswick station + 4 minute walk

Lane 7 Bowling

Bowling

Imagine your classic bowling experience, but better! With comfotable seating, an exciting atmosphere and modern facilities, Lane 7 is the freshest new ten pin bowling alley based in the heart of Liverpool. Kids prices are also available anytime before 7pm!

Nearest station: Lime Street station + 5 minute walk

Dewa Roman Experience - Chester

Romans

Combine good fun with some education at Dewa Roman Experience. Take a look at some genuine Roman artefacts that are over 2,000 years old and whilsy you're there you can take part in some 'hands-on' Roman experiences!

Nearest station: Chester station + 15 minute walk

Get your £11 Family Ticket from any staffed Merseyrail station and get out and about.

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Day Saver  - Unlimited off-peak travel from £5.60

Day Saver - Unlimited off-peak travel from £5.60

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

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A Family of 5 travel for just £13!*

A Family of 5 travel for just £13!*

*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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