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When it comes to family days out, teenagers can be hard to please. They often want something that is both fun and challenging – something that will get their adrenaline pumping. If you're looking for ideas on where to take your teenager in the North of England, read on for our favourite spots sure to please even the fussiest teens.

1. Sea Life Centre, Manchester

Sea Life Manchester is a great place to take the kids if you're looking for an interactive and educational experience. You'll get access to 3D exhibits on sea turtles, which are interactive and sure to entertain and educate in equal measure. The shark-infested shipwreck is a firm favourite & the rockpool filled with local creatures is particularly special, and all the exhibits are designed to  be fun for everyone! There are also daily talks led by experts as well as feeding sessions where you can get closer to the animals for a truly unique experience. Sea Life is sure to entertain the whole family and has events throughout the school holidays.

2. JUMP 360 Trampoline Park, Stockton

JUMP 360 Trampoline Park in Stockton is the perfect place for your teens to get their adrenaline fix. With over 10,000 square feet of trampolines, there's plenty of space for you and the kids to somersault, bounce, and flip to your heart's content. And if you're feeling competitive, you can join in on a game of dodgeball or show off your moves in the freestyle area. The park also features a cafe serving up delicious snacks and drinks, so you and the kids can refuel after an hours-long bouncing session. Whether you're looking for a fun workout, a way to let off some steam, or just keep the kids quiet for a few hours, JUMP 360 Trampoline Park is sure to be a hit.


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3. Soul Bowl, Lancaster

This 10-lane boutique bowling alley is sure to be an absolute winner with the older kids and adults alike. The luxury play bar area has pool tables and table football amongst other exciting games sure to entertain the kids for a while. After a fun evening of family fun you can all head to the bar and restaurant to enjoy a delicious menu and the adults can sip some tasty cocktails. Soul Bowl is the perfect place for a family day out with older children!


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4. Ninja Warrior Adventure, Wigan

Ninja Warrior Adventure UK is the perfect place for any aspiring ninja warrior. Located in Wigan, this unique facility offers a range of challenges designed to test your strength, agility and endurance. The course includes a series of obstacles inspired by the hit TV show American Ninja Warrior, as well as a state-of-the-art climbing wall. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, you'll find plenty to keep you entertained at Ninja Warrior Adventure UK. And if you're feeling really adventurous, you can even take on the legendary "Mega Warrior" course, which features an impressive 15 obstacles. Ninja Warrior is sure to be a huge hit with your teenagers and make a fantastic and active family day out.

5. The North West Face Climbing Centre, Warrington

The North West Face Climbing Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that offers climbers of all abilities a place to train and improve their skills, making it the perfect day out for the whole family. The centre is equipped with a variety of climbing walls, including an indoor artificial wall and an outdoor natural rock wall. When you’re thoroughly worn out from all the fun you can relax and refuel at the on-site cafe. The staff at the North West Face are friendly and knowledgeable, and they are always willing to help climbers of all levels improve their skills. Whether your family are beginners just starting out, or experienced climbers looking to take your skills to the next level, the North West Face Climbing Centre is the perfect place for an active adventure.

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