The maritime city of Liverpool has become a popular tourist spot in recent years, offering world class museums, wonderful parks and excellent shopping and restaurants. In addition, the city has a dynamic, creative vibe, and is at the forefront of the music, art and fashion world. So, BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you and listed five of the best Liverpool Kids Activities to enjoy outdoors.

Best Things to Do With Children in Liverpool

Family Friendly Hotels & Apartments in Liverpool

Kids Friendly Restaurants & Cafes in Liverpool

1. Mersey River Cruise

Top of our list of Liverpool Kids Activities has to be a cruise on the famous Mersey River. Discover Liverpool’s musical and maritime past on this 50 minute cruise, which the kids will love.  It takes in historic landmarks such as the Albert Dock, the Three Graces, and two cathedrals. This is a wonderful way to admire the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed waterfront and learn about the Beatles connection. Most importantly, maybe the kids will start to love their music!

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2. Otterspool Adventure

A fun-filled activity park for little ones, where they can climb, swing and jump around the wooden activity equipment. There is no entrance fee for the outdoor play area, but if you purchase an Adventure Pass you will get discounted entry to the four chargeable attractions. (Bouncing Pillow, Mini Quad Bikes Race Course, Volvo Diggers and the Maze).

Address: 37 Otterspool Dr, Liverpool. L17 5AL

Opening Times: Open daily 9:30 am – 6pm

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3. New Brighton Beach

Across the Mersey on the Wirral peninsula, New Brighton is a fantastic place for a family day out. As a result of its recent multi-million pound investment, families can now enjoy a huge array of attractions. There is a mile long stretch of clean, golden sand, a bowling alley, amusement arcade and a small fairground. Also, from the beach you can admire striking views of Liverpool city’s skyline, and watch ships sailing out to the Irish Sea.

Address: Kings Parade, New Brighton, Merseyside, CH45 3QW

4. Croxteth Hall and Country park

This impressive country estate encompasses a working farm, a Victorian walled garden and a 500-acre country park. Firstly, wander around the beautiful grounds and historic house. After that, take the little ones to explore the adventure playground, miniature railway and orienteering trail. And lastly, refuel at the cafe, which serves delicious homemade cakes.

Address: Muirhead Avenue East, Liverpool. L11 1EH

Opening hours: Open daily from March to September, from 10:30am – 5pm

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Liverpool’s most popular public park spans over 200 acres and features a boating lake, a café and a large playground. Most importantly, at its centre is the famous Palm House – a stunning Grade II listed Victorian greenhouse. In the summer families love to bring a picnic and soak up the tranquil atmosphere of the park. Wet weather? No problem, you can immerse yourselves in the amazing botanical plants in the Palm House all year round.

Address: Mossley Hill Drive, Liverpool L17 1AJ

Opening hours: Park open 24/7. Palm House open 10:00 am – 4:00pm

At BabyBreaks, we have shortlisted child friendly activities, restaurants and hotels so you can plan your trip with ease. So if you are looking for inspiration, just visit our different Liverpool pages to find out what this creative city has to offer.

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