There are loads of fantastic inclusive activities just a stones throw from The Wingate Centre perfect for a great day out!
Less than half an hour away…
www.theicecreamfarm.co.uk/ Now the North West’s biggest free attraction this is great day out, with great ice cream and lots of activities to enjoy – and no admission fee!
Cheshire Workshops, Tattenhall
www.cheshireworkshops.co.uk Excellent craft workshop where you can make candles and other gifts. Ideal for making presents to take home.
Nantwich Swimming Pool
www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/Nantwich pool Not just your regular swimming pool and recently refurbished swimming baths are unique in having an outdoor pool in the summer fed by underground brine springs!
Bowling and Cinema, Crewe
www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/crewe/182/ Our nearest bowling centre, ideal for evening or wet days.
Less than an hour away…
Monkey Forest at Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent
www.trentham.co.uk/monkey-forest Tretham 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
www.blueplanetaquarium.com 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!
www.tqg.org.uk A real ‘hands on’ treat for all those who love to see how things work.
Special Adventure Playground, Newcastle under Lyme
www.specialadventureplayground.co.uk A specialist playground for children with disabilities. Excellent staff and lots to do inside and out.
Chester Zoo, Chester
Park Hall Farm, Oswestry
www.parkhallfarm.co.uk 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.
www.chesterattractions.co.uk 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.
www.altontowers.com Another firm favourite amongst our visitors Alton Towers is particularly good at accommodating groups and also hosts a whole range of events
JJ’s Play Centre, Macclesfield
www.jjsplaycentre.co.uk A very specialist sensory play centre for children with profound disabilities and sensory impairment.
Gauntlet Birds of Prey, Knutsford
www.gauntlet.info 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
www.mosi.org.uk 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
www.liverpoolfc.com All the big football clubs in our area such as Stoke City, Liverpool, 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…
Knowsley Safari Park
www.knowsleysafariexperience.co.ukFor 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. And you can even ride the Baboon Bus! There are also Sea lion and birds of prey displays, rides and picnic areas to enjoy!
Llandudno, best North Wales coast resort
www.llandudno.com this lovely old fashioned seaside town is a great day out, sandy and pebble beaches, a pier, trams and cable car. There is also a bowling centre for wet days.