The Best Soft Play Centres & Trampoline Parks in Cheshire & Greater Manchester

Stuck for ideas on what to do with the kids on a rainy day in Cheshire or Greater Manchester? Going to an indoor play centre can be a great outing – the kids can run off lots of energy and parents can get the chance to grab a cuppa too! Here’s our roundup of soft play centres, role play centres and indoor climbing centres in Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

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Head Over Heels – Chorlton & Wilmslow

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Head Over Heels are based at 2 locations in Greater Manchester.  They have play experiences with the addition of a Sports Court in the clouds, Music and Movement Zone with interactive projector and infinity floor. A toddler play ground and popular Space Sensory room. Check out the Head Over Heels Wilmslow soft play review 

Just Kidding Soft Play – Holmes Chapel

Just Kidding has a main play frame, a small enclosed football area, an under 2’s small area and a larger under 5’s area. They have an onsite cafe and even the option to build your own bear.  A great soft play, ideal for younger kids.  Just Kidding soft play review.

Play Factore – Manchester

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Right next door to the Trafford Centre in Manchester, Play Factore boasts the biggest play frame in the UK with a massive red wavey slide, which is over 40 meters long. Play Factore review

Wild Tots – Northwich

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Wild Tots adventure play is designed to ignite the imagination, promote active play, and provide a safe and enjoyable environment for kids to have fun and families to relax. Wild Tots soft play review.

Castaway Play – Congleton

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More of a magical world than a conventional play centre. Castaway is an adventure for children, it seeks to inspire children to learn through play in a safe, clean and secure environment.  Castaway Play are inclusive will go above and beyond to settle all children and families into. Let us know on arrival or beforehand if you have a child with additional needs and they can help. Castaway Play soft play review.

The Place to Play – Reddish

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The Place to Play is a wonderful new role play village in Reddish (10 minutes out of Stockport centre). It’s founded by Rachael who is an early years teacher – and if you’re a fellow teacher you can tell this as there it’s got lots of great Twinkle resources inside! The Place to Play review.

Imagination Lane – Nantwich

Imagination Lane is a unique play café set along an imaginary play street comprising of a number of wooden play houses; each with relevant role play toys within.

Playworld – Crewe

Playworld is a family fun indoor play centre with areas for babies, toddlers and older kids.

Coco’s Playbarn – Frodsham

Coco’s Playbarn is a clean and friendly soft play centre in the heart of Cheshire. They cater for newborns through to 7+yrs in their multi system indoor soft play playframe and for the grown ups …. premium coffee!

Fun 4 All – Macclesfield, Chester & Bromborough

Fun4All is a family run soft play with indoor play centres at three locations in Cheshire.  As well as the soft play, they have a dedicated trampoline area at Macclesfield and are launching a brand new PlayTag system (electronic game to ‘find and Tag ‘ the hidden beacons around the frame whilst tracking your score and times ) at Bromborough

Zippy’s Playworld – Chester

Zippy’s Playworld is the place where children can run, play, and slide on a huge climbing frame filled with ball pits, slides, roller squeezes, rope bridges and crawl tubes. Boasting the biggest toddler play area, with 3 levels for under 3’s to explore. Babies are not forgotten either, with a specially designed baby sensory room with bubble tubes, projector lighting, infinity tunnel and mood lighting.

Let Loose – Hazel Grove

Let Loose have a giant play frame, Toddler Town,  go-kart track and Sensory Zone.

Jump Space – Stockport

Jump Space is a specialist centre offering Rebound Therapy, Trampolining and Sensory play.

Dizzy Dragons – Runcorn

Dizzy Dragon’s Softplay is purpose-built softplay area is ideally situated next to the Cineworld at the Trident Retail Park in Runcorn.

Funsters – Crewe

Funsters is right in the heart of community of Crewe we pride ourselves of providing family affordable fun. Whilst Funsters caters for all ages Little Funsters is an oasis of fun just for little ones – both on the same site.

Wild Things Soft Play Centre – Bramhall

A giant soft play frame, free Wi-fi, cafe and plenty of parking.

Anchor’s Away Play – near Manchester Airport

Anchor’s Away Play boast one of the latest and most challenging play frames  for both young babies to toddlers and for children up to the age of 11.  In-house chefs cook fresh on site everyday.  Exact dates to be confirmed on their facebook page (they’re aiming for May bank holiday weekend).

Planet Play – Knutsford

Planet Play has been put together in 2 main play areas to provide children aged 0-11 years with hours of adventurous & exciting fun.

Polar Palace – Winsford

Polar Palace is a Children’s Indoor Soft Play and Party centre based in Winsford, Cheshire. We have one of the largest play frames in the North West.

Inflata Nation – Manchester

Inflata Nation is an indoor inflatable theme park with two areas of fun  including multiple super slides with jaw dropping vertical drops, crazy bumpy slides and the strength testing tipping slide.

Summit Up – Oldham

Summit Up features the largest Clip ‘n Climb in the north of England, bouldering, roped climbing, soft play and cafe, perfect if you’re looking for an indoor activity in Oldham.

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Trampoline Parks in Cheshire & Greater Manchester

Trampoline parks are a great alternative to soft play and have great appeal for a wider range of ages from bouncy toddlers to more independent teens. Sessions often vary by age group so do check them in advance to find the most suitable.

  • Jump Xtreme (trampoline park & soft play) – Bolton &Tamworth
  • Fun4All (trampoline park & soft play)- Macclesfield
  • Airvault (inflatables & trampoline park) – Manchester

Jump Heaven – Hazel Grove

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With 75 interconnected Trampolines, Foam Pits, Battle Beams, a Climbing Wall, an Air Bag, Basketball, Slides and soft play there is really something for everyone! Check out our Jump Heaven review.

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