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Things to do with the kids over May Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool

May half term is over now but you can still plan your holidays for 2019.

We'll have details about May half term events plus the best family and kids events in Liverpool closer to the time.

When do the schools break up for May half term 2019?

May half term is usually at the same time of the year for school children regardless of what area your children go to school in, but we've put a list of the term dates together to make it easier for you to plan for next year.

In 2019, the majority of schools in Liverpool, St Helens, West Lancashire, Sefton, Wirral and Halton break up on Friday, May 24, 2019 and return to school on Monday, June 3, 2019.

The Mermaid Trail, New Brighton

If you're looking for an enchanting trek across New Brighton, then try the Mermaid Trail

Albert Dock, Liverpool

The Albert Dock in Liverpool has a buzzing atmosphere with lots to see and do including free museums and an art gallery

Formby Pinewoods, Sefton

Head to Formby Pinewoods in Sefton with the family and let the kids run wild.

Museum of Liverpool

Discover amazing things to do and see with the kids at Museum of Liverpool

Sefton Park, Liverpool

Sefton Park is one of Liverpool’s most popular outdoor spots and also features the beautiful glass Palm House

Tate Liverpool

Pick up a free rocket explore backpack during your visit to Tate Liverpool art gallery with lots to discover

Kids eat free
World Museum, Liverpool

Liverpool’s World Museum is one of the most amazing places to visit and it’s even better because it’s free, although visitors can make a small donation.

Otterspool Adventure, Liverpool

Head to Otterspool Adventure Centre for a fun and active day out with the kids

Rice Lane City Farm, Walton, Liverpool

Rice Lane City Farm might just be Liverpool’s best-kept secret, a countryside oasis in the midst of Walton

Championship Adventure Golf, New Brighton, Wirral

Spend a day out with the family in New Brighton and challenge the kids to a round of miniature golf right on the seafront

Under fives go free
Southport Beach, Sefton

Enjoy a picnic on the beach or a bag of chips or and ice cream cone in the sunshine

Farmer Ted's, West Lancashire

Have fun on the farm at Farmer Ted's in West Lancashire - an interactive children's activity park on a working farm

Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot

Hop on the Baboon Bus, go on a foot safari or explore Wolf Country at Knowsley Safari Park.

20% off tickets over summer holidays
Calderstones Park, Liverpool

Calderstones Park in Liverpool is a very popular park with huge woodlands, a lake and an adventure playground

Vale Park, New Brighton, Wirral

Vale Park in New Brighton is a great place to visit with the kids with so much to see and do

Royden Park, Wirral

Royden Park in Wirral has an excellent miniature railway and if you climb to the top of Thurstaston Hill there are amazing views of the River Dee estuary

Rufford Old Hall, West Lancashire

Step back in time with the family to the Tudor era at Rufford Old Hall in West Lancashire

Apple Jacks Adventure Farm, Warrington

The kids can enjoy all sorts of activities at Apple Jacks Adventure Farm in Warrington

Special offers
Inflata Nation Cheshire, Runcorn

Spend the day bouncing with the family at this huge inflatable play park

Deals and discounts
Everton Park, Liverpool

There are no views like those from the top of Everton Brow in Everton Park. Climb the steps to see Liverpool from a spectacular vantage point

Hoylake Beach, Wirral

Head to Hoylake Beach in Wirral to fly a kite or explore the Grace Darling driftwood pirate ship

Church Farm, Thurstaston, Wirral

Church Farm in Wirral promises a fantastic day out for families with plenty to keep visitors busy all day long

Speke Hall, Liverpool

Explore the Great Hall of Speke Hall, get lost in the hedge maze or grab a coffee in the tea shop

Vue Cinema, Southport, Sefton

Vue Cinema at Ocean Plaza in Southport is a great place to take the kids to see a rainy day film

Save 20% on family ticket and snack deal | Super Mondays deal
Odeon IMAX Cinema, Liverpool One

If you're spending the day at Odeon Liverpool ONE, you could always take in a film if you get bored of shopping

Discounted tickets
Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool

Merseyside Maritime Museum at the Albert Dock is packed full of hundreds of artefacts linked to Liverpool's rich maritime history

Crosby Beach, Sefton

You can't beat a trip to the Crosby Beach in Sefton - it's home to 100 cast iron statues which never fail to amaze

New Brighton Beach, Wirral

If you want an authentic seaside experience then New Brighton in Wirral is the place to go

West Lancashire Light Railway, Hesketh Bank

If you fancy a drive out - West Lancashire Light Railway is a fun afternoon out