There are loads of fantastic inclusive and accessible activities just a stones throw from The Wingate Centre which are perfect for a great day out!
Less than half an hour away…
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm, Tattenhall
Now the North West’s biggest free attraction, this is great day out, with great ice cream and lots of activities to enjoy, from an indoor sand and water play room, soft play, diggers, farmyard animals and more – and no admission fee!
Cheshire Workshops, Tattenhall
Excellent craft workshop where you can make candles and other gifts. Ideal for making presents to take home.
Nantwich Swimming Pool, Nantwich
Not just your regular swimming pool, these recently refurbished swimming baths are unique in having an outdoor pool in the summer fed by underground brine springs!
Our nearest bowling alley and cinema aren’t far away and are ideal for evening or wet days.
Less than an hour away…
Monkey Forest at Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent
Trentham Gardens is home to several local attractions including this fantastic woodland trail that allows you to walk amongst the monkeys and immerse yourself in their everyday antics, living just as they would in Morrocco or Algeria.
Blue Planet, Ellesmere Port
The most popular attraction visited by guests at the Centre. All children are fascinated by the wide variety of sea-life they come across at the centre!
A real ‘hands on’ treat for all those who love to see how things work.
Our Space, Newcastle under Lyme
Specialist playground for children with disabilities. Excellent staff and lots to do inside and out. Booking essential.
Chester Zoo, Chester
Park Hall Farm, Oswestry
Another popular attraction with such a variety of things to do. Very good for mixed ability groups. Super staff have even opened up when officially closed for our groups.
Explore this beautiful Roman city and it’s ancient walls. there is also a vast array of stylish shops and restaurants and regular boat trips run along the River Dee.
Alton Towers, Staffordshire
Another firm favourite amongst our visitors, Alton Towers is particularly good at accommodating groups and also hosts a whole range of events. There is also an excellent water park, Splash Landings.
Gauntlet Birds of Prey, Knutsford
Fantastic bird handling experience for all young people. The handlers are very good at getting everyone involved. They will also come to the Wingate Centre and do a session here in our lovely grounds.
Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester
For older students the museum is an excellent day out. There is just so much to see and do and it’s free.
Liverpool Football Club, Liverpool
All the big football clubs in our area such as Stoke City, Liverpool and Manchester United have excellent ground tours and are very good with disabled groups. An interesting visit for all those football fans.
A bit further a field…
For those who may have mobility difficulties this is a great way to let the wildlife come to you as you watch the animals roam the Knowsley Estate. You can even ride the Baboon Bus! There are also sea lion and birds of prey displays, rides and picnic areas to enjoy!