The Depot (4 miles)
Bouldering is a fantastic way for children to exercise along with having a great time and making new friends. They offer kids' clubs here so 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 bouldering and with the Lizards Club for under 18s and Birthday Parties too.
Burrs Activity Centre (26 miles)
Burrs Activity Centre
Canoeing - Archery -Kayaking - -Rafting - Climbing on the indoor climbing wall - -Abseiling - Team building and problem solving - Orienteering
Debdale Outdoor Centre (28 miles)
Debdale Outdoor Centre
- is a modern purpose-built outdoor centre owned and operated by Manchester City Council. We provide an exciting range of activities in Greater Manchester and further a field in the Peak District, North Wales and North West England.
High Sports Rotherham (29 miles)
High Sports Rotherham
Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester (30 miles)
Vertical Chill Ice Wall Manchester
is a refrigerated unit running through a climbing shop's 2 floors. Inside at a constant -12°C an 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.
Foundry Climbing (30 miles)
Offers over 200 routes, 70% of which are from F5a to F7a. Over 1,100 sqm of climbing walls. Regular clubs for children starting at age 7.
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
Pay and Play Zone over Weekends and Holidays. Birthday Parties, Family Fun Days... offering Quad biking
, Skywalk & 200m Zip wire, Aerial Extreme, Garden Games and an Adventure Playground with Shelter Building.
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” with our 18 “in the air” obstacles.
We also have an adventure soft play course for younger participants, and a toddler soft play area for under 2's.
In addition we have climbing trees and traversing wall
Tree Tops Activity Centre (52 miles)
Tree Tops Activity Centre
Multi level treehouse themed adventure soft play with all the bright and clean fun features you'd expect, plus toddler area, jungle themed party room and bookable sports court.
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 (56 miles)
Lakeland Climbing Centre
Get your first taste of climbing in their unique centre with it's great indoor wall, on one of our beginners courses, taster sessions or with an experienced friend. There are a wide range of regular sessions and clubs for young people from 6 years upwards.
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.
Nottingham Climbing Centre (61 miles)
Nottingham Climbing Centre
800 square metres of climbing wall! The centre offers Bouldering, Top Roping and Leading Facilities; as well as running courses for beginners or improvers, starting from age 7.
Climb 365 (62 miles)
- offer family adventure days which are specifically designed around the ages, abilities and needs of your family
Windermere Quays (62 miles)
Marina on Windermere offering private boat hire, half day family cruises and with Quayside Kids Soft Play area within the restaurant for when you want to relax.
Appleby Under 18s Climbing Facility (62 miles)
Appleby Under 18s Climbing Facility
They offer fun and social sessions, suitable for ages 3+, supervised by qualified instructors, where parents are welcome to join in the fun.
Climb North East (63 miles)
Climb North East
Send the kids along to one of their weekend sessions. They will be running sessions for 3 different age groups starting at just 3 years old!
Durham Climbing Centre (63 miles)
Durham Climbing Centre
Indoor rock climbing in Durham City for ages 2+. Suitable for beginner and advanced junior & adult climbers. An activity for the whole family! Book one of our Rock Stars Children's Sessions in advance (see website for timetable) or drop into the centre and supervise children yourself!
Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre (63 miles)
Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre
Climbing is very good for developing balance, co-ordination, strength and confidence, whilst giving the child a great learning experience.
Climbing at Park Leisure Centre (64 miles)
Barrow In Furness
Climbing at Park Leisure Centre
For proficient climbers only, age matters less than competency, and you must bring your own equipment. So we're guessing not under six!
Summerhill (65 miles)
Summerhill is a unique Country Park that is a nature reserve and outdoor sports centre. You can enjoy country walks, adventure play areas, a BMX track and climbing Boulder Park free of charge at any time. You can also book onto archery, high ropes, climbing, orienteering, nature study activities or hire out the site of Visitor Centre for your own meeting or event.
Ambleside Climbing Wall (66 miles)
Ambleside Climbing Wall
Indoor climbing for most ages and all abilities, specialising in bringing new climbers into the sport through expertly instructed Adult Taster Sessions and Super Fun Kids’ Sessions. Situated in the Heart of the Lakes and at the Centre of Ambleside you’ll never be stuck without something to do.
Eden Wall at Penrith Leisure Centre (73 miles)
Eden Wall at Penrith Leisure Centre
- offers 8m leading walls (one overhanging by 1.5m) another with overhanging prow. An extension of Penrith's swimming pool and fitness centre rather than a climbing centre in its own right. Suitable for older children, but check in advance about age related restrictions.
Plas Power Adventure (74 miles)
Plas Power Adventure
Great range of activities available including High Ropes course, Archery, Climbing Walls with indoor and outdoor courses, bushcraft, orienteering and cool KMX Karts.
Newton Rigg Sports and Wall (74 miles)
Newton Rigg Sports and Wall
10m lead wall, top roping and bouldering, suitable for older kids with supervision, subject to an assessment and induction.
Ponderosa (7 miles)
Disabled and disadvantaged children of all ages can engage in a variety of interesting and stimulating activities. Huge selection of activities available involving 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.
Roundhay Tropical World (10 miles)
Roundhay Tropical World
You will discover snakes, spiders, Meerkats and Lemurs along with many unusual topical insects as you go through the tropical island. And outside gorgeous parkland to enjoy.
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, animals, and small indoor under 3s soft play area.
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (12 miles)
Swithens Farm and Play Barn
Farm site where you can meet and feed the animals, play in the indoor play barn with its 2-level play structure and separate toddler area and enjoy the cafe and farm shop too.
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 a terrace of back-to-back houses. Inside there is exhibitions that include working textile machinery, steam power, engineering, printing and motor vehicles, along with temporary exhibitions programme and a shop.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (6 miles)
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park
Museum set in 36 acres of parkland and woodland with lots of play equipment for the kids outside and lots to see inside too.
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.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (7 miles)
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
Do you like trains? Or are you a fashionista who wants to know how cloth and clothes are made? They seem like opposite ends of the spectrum, but Armley Mills used to be the biggest woollen mill in the world and the goods were transported around the globe by train. 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)
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. Combine this with a visit to Haworth with its beautiful cobbled streets, independent shops, play park in the valley and the Worth Valley Railway too.
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.
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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