The Depot (4 miles)
Bouldering is rope free low level climbing over safety matting, with induction training to ensure your safety and fun! They offer kids' clubs here for 7s and over.
Another World Adventure Centre (6 miles)
Another World Adventure Centre
Indecisive kids? Or ones who want to do EVERYTHING? This is your place: dozens of great, physically active options ranging from winter sports to grass sledding, den building, shooting and zorbing.
ROKT Climbing Gym (6 miles)
ROKT Climbing Gym
- is an indoor climbing facility set in the heart of climbing in West Yorkshire. Our aim is to create a safe, energised and friendly atmosphere. The climbing offering is extensive and will provide everything a climber needs to train safely and to enable progression through the grades.
The Leeds Wall (7 miles)
The Leeds Wall
Climbing Centre with a wide range of climbing routes, and an extensive bouldering area. Lizards Club for under 18s and Birthday Parties available too. Suitable for ages 6 and older.
Burrs Activity Centre (26 miles)
Burrs Activity Centre
Loads of options for adventurous kids over 8 years including kayaking, canoe polo, abseiling, rafting, orienteering, adventure games, archery, indoor climbing wall and an awesome new high ropes course for over 10s!
Debdale Outdoor Centre (28 miles)
Debdale Outdoor Centre
Activities include dinghy sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling, gorge scrambling, orienteering, camping, multi activity days and team building activities! Wow!
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester (30 miles)
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester
At a constant -12°C their 8 metre concave real ice climbing wall presents a steep challenge to both novice and accomplished climbers! Strict lower age limit of 14 years old, with conditions. Seriously cool, in every sense!
Awesome Walls Climbing Centre (30 miles)
Awesome Walls Climbing Centre
Why crawl when you can climb? Whether it's your first visit or you're at competition standard we'll have something for you. 14 years of climbing wall experience have gone into AWCC Sheffield. We hope you enjoy your visit and look forward to seeing you on a regular basis.
Foundry Climbing (30 miles)
Regular clubs for children and adults offering instruction in indoor climbing. Also birthday parties, taster sessions and school/youth groups.
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport (30 miles)
Awesome Walls Climbing Stockport
Indoor rock climbing is a fun and enjoyable way to exercise and an excellent way to keep the kids fit and healthy. We have always strived to offer the best indoor climbing experience - friendly staff, interesting routes, centre cleanliness.
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre (31 miles)
Rope Race Climbing and Activity Centre
Fun and exciting rock climbing and archery activities for anyone between the ages of 5 to 80 years!
At our premier indoor climbing and activity centre.
The Edge Climbing Centre (31 miles)
The Edge Climbing Centre
An ideal way to get children interested in an adventure sport and a great and exciting way to exercise with the family. It's all set in a friendly environment and there is something for everyone from 7 years and up.
The Climbing Works (32 miles)
The Climbing Works
Europe's biggest and best dedicated bouldering centre with a dedicated kid's bouldering facility called The Mini Works. Climbing classes for children, beginners and improvers. Good idea if you're looking for fun family days out in S.Yorkshire.
Action and Adventure (32 miles)
Action and Adventure
Offering Quad biking, Segways, Skywalk and 200m Zip wire, Aerial Extreme, Garden Games and Adventure Playground! Pay and Play Zone over Weekends and Holidays, plus Birthday Parties and Family Fun Days.
Ashbourne Recreation Ground (46 miles)
Ashbourne Recreation Ground
offers a fun recreation ground that has 2 sports pavilions, a cricket pitch, 2 football pitches, junior football and rugby pitches, plus a bowling green and a great children’s play area which includes a new set of interactive splash pads! Free to visit, too!
Madrenaline (46 miles)
is an outdoor activity centre that offers: Segways and Segway Obstacle course; Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting; Archery; Sky Bow; Body Zorbing; Body Football; Sphereing plus Combo Kids and Activity Days Out!
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure (49 miles)
Kaos Indoor High Wire Adventure
Indoor Ropes Course for all the family. Our qualified instructors will lead you through a safety briefing and then fit you with a full body harness. Once clipped on you will have an hour to "play"ÂÂ with our 18 "in the airÂÂ" obstacles. We also have an adventure soft play course...
E-Scape (49 miles)
The UK's first electric off road riding centre welcomes over 6s for some revved up fun on the E-Scape bike fleet! Basics Training is essential, further training is available, all the safety gear is included: what else do you need to know? Off you go!
Tree Tops Activity Centre (52 miles)
Tree Tops Activity Centre
is a multi level jungle themed adventure soft play facility, plus toddler area, jungle themed party room and bookable sports court. Unleash the little monkeys!
Climb 365 (54 miles)
- offer active family adventure days which are specifically designed around the ages, abilities and needs of your family, with minimum age 6 years. Pre arrangement required!
Kilnworx Climbing Centre (55 miles)
Stoke On Trent
Kilnworx Climbing Centre
Indoor Rope Climbing Wall in Stoke on Trent. Housed in Historical Wycliffe Hall. Friendly Staff to ensure a warm welcome for all the family. Plenty of routes to keep the kids and those young at heart engaged and active.
Lakeland Climbing Centre (55 miles)
Lakeland Climbing Centre
Over 5s will love the Crazy Club wall: featuring 12 kooky and tricky climbing challenges on a brightly coloured wall with moving grips and race the clock games!
Kendal Via Ferrata (56 miles)
Kendal Via Ferrata
The premier Climbing Centre incorporates Kendal Wall, Kendal CrazyClimb and Skyline Indoor Aerial Adventure together with superb on site facilities - offering fun climbing and aerial activities for all the family from 5 years old to adults.
Awesome Walls Climbing Liverpool (57 miles)
Awesome Walls Climbing Liverpool
Indoor rock climbing is a fun and enjoyable way to exercise and an excellent way to keep kids fit and healthy. We have always strived to offer the best indoor climbing experience - friendly staff, interesting routes, centre cleanliness.
Rock Antics (58 miles)
Offer seperate child's bouldering sections and high level of friendly support making it a great place for kids to start as well as to improve.
Rock Antics (58 miles)
Offer simulated rock surfaces and textures, ranging from easy to extreme, for all ages and abilities with a great supportive attitude making it a great place to start as well as to improve.
Awesome Walls Climbing Stoke (58 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Awesome Walls Climbing Stoke
Indoor rock climbing is a fun and enjoyable way to exercise and an excellent way to keep fit and healthy. We have always strived to offer the best indoor climbing experience - friendly staff, interesting routes, centre cleanliness.
Gym Juniors (59 miles)
is a fitness and soft play centre for children, based in Nantwich, Cheshire. Offering age appropriate Fitness Classes, and indoor soft play the centre is dedicated to promoting physical and social development in a fun and safe environment.
Ponderosa (7 miles)
Children of all ages and abilities from severely disabled to able bodied can engage in a variety of interesting and stimulating activities together. Huge selection of activities includes rare breeds, reptile rooms, zip wire slides, beaches and sandpits, plus indoor and outdoor play areas!
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (7 miles)
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience
is a tropical oasis packed with fish, quail, terrapin and butterflies as well as a collection of plants from all over the world, where families can enjoy the all year round tropical atmosphere to explore. Plus adventure playground.
SMJ Falconry (9 miles)
A Bird of Prey centre with loads of owls, kestrels, falcons, hawks plus an eagle and a clever raven! Experience Days, Hawk Walks, Owl Encounters and Birthday Parties available. All give you a chance for a personal first hand experience.
Roundhay Tropical World (11 miles)
Roundhay Tropical World
Tropical World at Roundhay Park Leeds is one of the UK's most popular garden tourist attractions and home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens.
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm (8 miles)
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm
is a city farm near Leeds city centre with farm animals, farm shop, cafe and a play area. There are gardens, wildlife habitats, woodland walks and a bird hide.
Charlottes (10 miles)
Farm and ice-cream parlour with giant inflatable slide, tractor rides, crazy golf, adventure playground, happy animals and animal trailer ride. Free entry, pay and play for whatever you want to try, so potentially a cracking cheapy!
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (12 miles)
Swithens Farm and Play Barn
Visit and feed the happy beasties on the Open Farm, play on the cool stuff in the play barn, bottle feed the spring lambs and milk a wooden cow! Lots to do and see, great for young kids' fun in Leeds!
National Media Museum (< 1 mile)
National Media Museum
An exciting centre in the heart of the north devoted to film, photography, television, radio and the web. Imax theatre also on site.
Bradford Industrial Museum (2 miles)
Bradford Industrial Museum
Museum on the site of a former Worsted Mill complete with mill managers house and several millworker’s terraces. Exhibitions include working textile machinery, steam power, engineering, printing, and motor vehicles, plus a number of temporary exhibitions. Free to visit.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (6 miles)
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park
Free to visit this fascinating museum is housed in a Gothic mansion within 36 acres of park and woodland with lots of play equipment outside and lots to see inside too. Win!
Abbey House Museum (6 miles)
Abbey House Museum
Where you can experience the sights and sounds of life in Victorian Leeds in the year 1880! A journey through the carefully recreated streets and houses of Abbey House Museum is a great day out for all the family.
Eureka! Childrens Museum (6 miles)
Eureka! Childrens Museum
Great interactive children's museum, where children play to learn, and grown ups learn to play! Hundreds of hands on exhibits, plus a play area and wonderwalk to follow outside. Plenty to keep the whole family entertained.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (7 miles)
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
Armley Mills now houses the Leeds Industrial collections, including trains and old TV cameras as well as the looms and mules involved in the weaving process and the smallest working 1920s cinema in the world.
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park (8 miles)
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park
Learn the local history of the area within a museum housed in a restored mansion full of interesting items. Set within a park that includes an ornamental lake, walled wildlife garden, and an adventure playground. Free to visit.
Leeds City Museum (8 miles)
Leeds City Museum
offers an exciting and fun day out for visitors of all ages. Showcasing hands on exhibitions, displays, interactive games and video displays, the museum is a great cultural addition to the heart of Leeds.
Bronte Parsonage Museum (9 miles)
Bronte Parsonage Museum
Museum in a homely Georgian house in which the Bronte sisters lived. The rooms are filled with their furniture, clothes and personal possessions with plenty to see. Vibrant programme of events and creative days throughout the year.
Cliffe Castle Park and Museum (9 miles)
Cliffe Castle Park and Museum
Park and Museum with something for everyone, whether you want to browse the various displays indoors or enjoy a relaxing stroll around the attractive grounds and take your children to run off some energy in the play area.
Thackray Museum (10 miles)
One to plan carefully! The fantastic Life Zone exhibit is great for kids over 4, but the rest bears careful consideration, as medical history is actually pretty harrowing! There are routes around the upsetting stuff however; details within listing.
Ilkley Toy Museum (10 miles)
Ilkley Toy Museum
The many exhibits feature dolls, dolls houses, teddy bears, tin plate toys, lead figures and a selection of games together with wooden and paper toys dating from 350BC to the present day. Please note weekends only.
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum (10 miles)
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum
Located on an island surrounded by river and canal this museum offers you beautiful surroundings plus a working watermill museum and Georgian House to explore. See the waterwheels in action on a tour led by a knowledgeable guide.
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park (10 miles)
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park
Visit Huddersfield’s history book, a great free museum with a unique collection to disover with interactive exhibits and a children’s activity corner. Set in cosy parkland with playground, skate park, tennis courts, and lovely spaces for picnics and games.
Colne Valley Museum (11 miles)
Colne Valley Museum
Visit the Loom Chamber, Spinning and Cropping rooms and see traditional craft demonstrations, plus a variety of activities and traditional toys in Children's Corner for the smalls. Sometimes storytelling, paper modelling or painting too, if you're lucky!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Activity Centre near Bradford with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in West Yorkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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