best theme parks 2019 around manchester

With the weather just perfect surely it is time to start making our places to go list. The list will indeed vary and depends on individual’s interest and wish. However, considering the weather we have got some of the best theme parks around the city of Manchester that you can visit any day and have the best enjoyable time. That is only if you like such places to spend your time at.

theme parks near manchester

1. Alton Towers

Starting with the famous and an all-in-one attraction; The Alton Towers which is just approximately an hour away from Manchestercity. The theme park is itself part of the Alton Towers Resorts a place where you can have the best and quality hotel facilities. There are many other options you can have (i-e) visit the waterpark, if you are a golf lover then that option is also there. They also have the CBeebies Land a place all the toddlers would love to visit and enjoy their tour also just like you would.

Not sure which travel option to take? Well we have also listed few of the options to help you reach there easily and safely.

By Car: Because Alton Towers lies between the M1 and M6 so you should use the ST10 4DB postcode. If you wish to reach the Resort’s attractions as mentioned above. If you are coming down the B5417 then it is recommended to follow the signs for the last bit, as the SAT NAV will attempt to take you down a local farm track.

By Train: Stoke-on-Trent, Uttoxeter and Derby are the main popular train stations. However, you will have to use a bus service to get there.

By Taxi: One of the highly recommended ways to reach your destination is by booking a taxi transfer. There are plenty of such companies offering a taxi from manchester to alton towers or any destination across the UK. You only need to book taxi online or by a call and let them have your requirements. Taxi transfer service is within the reach of every budget if you have looked carefully and did a little search over many such companies available before finalizing one. You can also look for a minbus taxi manchester company if you need some space and are a group.

2. Blackpool Pleasure Beach:

A place kids love to visit and have an amazing fun filled time. You can buy a wristband and have the access to the Nickelodeon Land letting them have the tamer rides and meet and greet characters including SpongeBob and Dora the Explorer.

Instructions to get there?

From Follow signs for Blackpool, South Shore (through Blackpool Airport) then follow the brown tourist signs into Pleasure Beach, Blackpool.

By Road:  SAT Nav postcode FY4 1EZ taking the junction 32 off the M6 onto the M55. You need to follow signs for Blackpool, South Shore (via Blackpool Airport) and then follow the brown tourist signs to Pleasure Beach, Blackpool.

From Rail: routine train services run into Blackpool North and lead into Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s personal main line channel via Preston.

By Taxi: Hire a taxi from manchester to blackpool Pleasure Beach, to avoid all sorts of concerns and concentrate on having fun and a relaxed journey. You can also book a leisure chauffeur service to enhance your luxury and comfortable travel experience further.

3. Gulliver’s World

The closet theme park to Manchester, Gulliver’s world is situated in Warrington and pretty famous among parents. Especially the ones having younger children for one major reason it has more than 80 rides and attractions.


By Car: use the Postcode WA5 9YZ,  and if you are on the M62 then you need to exit at Junction 8 or Junction 9 following the brown signs to reach there. Perhaps if you are the M6, than the exist on Junction 22 is what you need to look for and follow the signs to Warrington.

By Train: Warrington Central or Warrington Bank Quay stations are the best train stations you want to go to if you wish to visit Gulliver’s World. Bus number 18 or 17C can be used from the central station after which a five minute walk will lead you to us.

4. Gulliver’s Kingdom

Gulliver’s Kingdom is in Derbyshire so it is a bit further out but it’s sent against the scenic backdrop of Matlock Bath. It is specially designed for families with children aged between the years of 2 and 13.

How to get there:

By Car: DE4 3PG is the postcode that you need to enter to your SAT Nav to reach there. From M1 the exist on Junction 28, while on the M6 if coming from south you need to take the A38 towards Lichfield following it to the north until you see the signs.

There are many other small and large theme parks near Manchester like Flamingo Land and Drayton Manor and many others across the United Kingdom.

All you need to do is make a list as per your needs and wants and start visiting these places with your kids and have fun-filled amazing time to spend there.

To start you with the list we have mentioned some of the best theme parks near Manchester you can visit these or make your own list. However, one thing is for sure you need to go before the weather changes and makes you stay indoors.