Cosmic Golf at Xplore (8 miles)
Cosmic Golf at Xplore
2 heavily themed courses brought to life with ultra-violet light, strange sounds and special effects.
Xscape Yorkshire (8 miles)
Offering a real wave simulating surf venue, 14 screen Cineworld Cinema, kids' soft play and party centre, climbing wall, aerial assault course, cosmic golf, laser games, 20 lane bowling and huge indoor real snow slope!
Shibden Hall (13 miles)
90 acres of parkland with attractions including woodland, walks, playground, an orienteering course, children's rides, miniature railway, pitch and putt and a boating lake. The Hall itself offers visitors a fascinating history of it's wealthy owners.
Stockeld Park (16 miles)
Yorkshires brand new and original family day out - The Summer Adventure - is now open! Explore, climb and discover new adventure playground areas in our Enchanted Forest including Tangle Tree Climb, Woodsands Cove, Tepee Encampment, alongside go karts, electric scooters, retro roller rink, Inflatable Zone and lots more outdoor fun and indoor play and crafts.
Stonerig Raceway (25 miles)
is a scalextric Attraction that has 7 large themed tracks you can race round each track offers different challenges. All the tracks are computerized with great features like F1 starting grid, recorded speed, and lap counting false start detection; there is plenty to keep you entertained.
Newby Hall Adventure Garden (27 miles)
Newby Hall Adventure Garden
A paddling pool, sandpit and swings for toddlers through to climbing frames and bridges, an aerial slide and pedalo boats for the older children. And of course, Newby's famous Miniature Railway is for children and adults alike - of all ages!
Manchester City FC Experience (32 miles)
Manchester City FC Experience
combines the rich sporting history of Manchester City Football Club with a 90 minute tour of the awe inspiring City of Manchester Stadium.
LomoWall Manchester (33 miles)
An actual physical wall, covered by thousands of snap shot-sized analogue photos, which when viewed from afar forms a fascinating mosaic artwork in its own right.
Oswaldtwistle Mills (35 miles)
is home to a host of popular attractions for people of all ages! See inside for more details - great place to visit if you are looking for family days out in Lancashire.
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK (35 miles)
BBC Tour at MediaCityUK
Kids can tour the halls behind their favourite shows, plus they have the chance to take part in their own television production in their interactive studio.
Wellybobs (37 miles)
Wildlife, arts and crafts, sing alongs, Ladybug garden, adventure playground with zippy swing: a really good range.
Laser Quest (38 miles)
Laser Quest is the world's best known and most exciting brand of Laser Tag game. Plus Laser Matrix and The Rock climbing facility.
The Forbidden Corner (41 miles)
The Forbidden Corner
Find the hidden temple Indiana Jones would feel at home in the Forbidden Corner, an extraordinary folly in North Yorkshire. Statues blink at you, paths lead nowhere, skeletons lurk in underground chambers and a temple hides behind artful landscaping. Your job is to work your way through the maze. Unique, and just scary enough to give everyone a thrill.
Sherwood Forest Fun Park (41 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway (43 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Sherwood Pines. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Go Ape Forest Segway (52 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Dalby Forest. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
John Bull World of Rock (57 miles)
John Bull World of Rock
Go on a factory tour and see how rock, sweets, biscuits and chocolates are made at this working factory.
Go Ape Forest Segway (58 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Delamere Forest. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a totally unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Park Rose Village (58 miles)
Park Rose Village
Featuring an indoor adventure play barn with tractor rides, swing ropes, drop dunk, football challenge. Outside is the Mini town with mini houses, school, tea room, post office, lego shop, jail etc. Plus F1 Racing cars, Crazy golf and a real 28ft fishing boat!
The Wragby Maze (59 miles)
The Wragby Maze
A maze of multicursal design plus regular events and fun and games on offer. The picnic areas and elevated walkways help fill out the afternoon.
Bridlington South Promenade (60 miles)
Bridlington South Promenade
An award winning beach which stretches over a 1 mile, past Kiddies' Corner, slides, rides and paddling pool plus picnic areas to the end of the sea wall.
Planet Leisure (61 miles)
Offering indoor adventure play, bowling, ice skating and for over 8s thrilling laser tag and aerial trekking!
Bondville Model Village (62 miles)
Bondville Model Village
With over 200 individual and unique buildings, working harbour and train, set in an acre of landscaped garden. Bondville must be seen to be appreciated by young and old alike.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens (62 miles)
Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Lots to do: Adventure Playground, Putting, Train Rides, have a look at the animals in the Zoo or take a woodland walk.
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery (63 miles)
St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery
450 feet and offering stunning panoramic views as far away as the Lake District (really!) on a clear day. The building also houses several radio studios which you are located on the same level as the viewing gallery.
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre (64 miles)
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre
Playbarn is a farmyard with indoor adventure play area. It has a tractor track, rope bridge and barns on stilts connected with raised walkways. There is also a soft play area for children under 3 years of age, plus fun days and farm activities.
The Echo Wheel of Liverpool (64 miles)
The Echo Wheel of Liverpool
This temporary treasure includes 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules and offers riders spectacular panoramic views of the city. Not a full day out but a memorable stop if you're in the area.
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre (64 miles)
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre
Mess about in boats, enjoy interactive exhibitions, guided walks and terrific views from the wildlife observatory, so take camera and binoculars!
New Palace and Adventureland (65 miles)
New Palace and Adventureland
Family fun-filled entertainment in New Brighton, Wirral, including Adventureland, one of the largest indoor children's play centres in the UK, the Bright Spot family amusement arcade, plus an outdoor Funfair.
Cleethorpes Boating Lake (65 miles)
Cleethorpes Boating Lake
Two lakes include fishing zones and a waterfall, plus paddling pool, rowing boats and pedaloes, little zoo, and other small attractions close by.
Redcar Beacon (65 miles)
Offers visitors the chance to enjoy 360 degree views of Redcar seafront from 80ft up. Lift available, open roof terrace topped.
Lakeland Miniature Village (66 miles)
Lakeland Miniature Village
Over 140 buildings made from local Coniston slate. Houses, farms and barns create the Lakeland landscape. Plus new Japanese Tea House overlooking our Japanese Garden.
Brimstage Maze (67 miles)
is a family friendly farm based day out. There's a giant maize maze with clues to find along the way. Indoor and outdoor activities all included in the price including indoor soft play barn, crazy golf, pedal go karts, tractor ride, inflatable assault course, inflatable maze, puzzles and games.
Go Ape Forest Segway (69 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Cannock Chase. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Ponderosa (5 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.
Roundhay Tropical World (8 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.
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (13 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.
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (3 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.
Charlottes (7 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.
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm (7 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.
Wakefield Museum (3 miles)
Explore the history and achievements of the region plus stand on the back of a fierce (if now stuffed) caiman crocodile in the gallery dedicated to local explorer Charles Waterton.
The Hepworth Wakefield (4 miles)
The Hepworth Wakefield
Over 1,600 square metres of light-filled gallery spaces, The Hepworth Wakefield makes a gallery trip fun for children and grown-ups alike, with a family trail to help you explore the galleries, a riverside play park, picnic area and fun activities.
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum (4 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.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (4 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.
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park (5 miles)
Leeds City Museum (6 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.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (6 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.
Thackray Museum (6 miles)
Visit the award-winning Thackray Museum for a lively and fun day out for everyone. From a Victorian operating theatre to the wonders of modern surgery, the museum's galleries, collections and interactive displays bring to life the history of medicine.
National Coal Mining Museum (6 miles)
National Coal Mining Museum
Experience genuine sights, sounds and smells of a working coal mine with a selection of tours including a family interactive one. Plus play area and nature trail.
Abbey House Museum (8 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Kids Fun near East Ardsley 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
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