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Activities and Entertainment in Preston

Family-Friendly Group Indoors   Outdoors Kids (under 5)

Fun filled things to do for all the family.

When it comes to family friendly activities in Preston, the city has it covered. Whether you're after high energy fun at a trampoline park, fancy a fast paced game of laser tag or keen to challenge your mate to some heart pumping go karting action  - there are lots of ways to burn off energy.

Or, if you'd prefer a more chilled out afternoon activity, the city offers a number of classic go-to options such as a trip to the cinema or a game of ten-pin bowling with family and friends. Whatever it is you fancy, there's plenty going on in Preston.

February half term fun

For ideas on keeping the kids entertained this half term see February Half Term 2024 - kids activities and events in Preston.

PR1 Gallery

Art, installations, and exhibitions from UCLan students and local artists...

Preston Playhouse

Quality local drama productions and dance on stage...

Preston Skatepark

Put those wheels to the test with some crazy ramps, jumps and big air action...

PrestonWall Indoor Climbing

Explore new heights...

Red Rose Bowl

Traditional family fun with ten-pin bowling and arcade games...

Ribble Steam Railway and Museum

Family-friendly museum with vintage steam train rides and fun events...

Smithy Farm Animal Park

See alpacas, goats, Shetland ponies and more...

South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre

Tudor building housing historical artefacts from the region's past...

Paddle boarding

Unique outdoor adventure getting you closer to the water.

Swimming at Better Fulwood Leisure Centre

Take a casual dip or improve your fitness...

Swimming at Better West View Leisure Centre

Enjoy a variety of swimming sessions at West View...

TeamSport Go Karting

Satisfy your need for speed with indoor Go Karting...

Tennis

Have fun on court with family and friends.

The Bee Centre

A buzzing experience and multi award winning attraction...

The Birley

Unique art space for contemporary installations, workshops, and more...

The Flower Bowl Entertainment Centre

Bundles of fun and entertainment all under one grass-covered roof...

The MET

Preston's Mobile Event Tent with events catering for everyone...

The Space Centre

UK's largest multi-sensory environment available to anyone with special needs...

Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey

Witness the awesome flight of falcons, owls and more...

Vue Cinema Preston

First class comfort and viewing...