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Theme Parks near to Halifax
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Legoland Discovery Centre (27 miles)
Manchester
Legoland Discovery Centre Step inside and it's like you have just jumped into the biggest box of Lego bricks ever! Enter Merlin's magical potion room and discover a Lego wizard's world of spells and sorcery. With over 2 million Lego bricks under one roof, what will you discover?
Lightwater Valley (34 miles)
Ripon
Lightwater Valley Over 40 rides and attractions and 175 acres of action-packed adventures, from the mysterious subterranean world of Raptor Attack to the dizzying heights of Whirlwind, a typhoon of screams that'll twist even the bravest of souls and the swashbuckling world of Skeleton Cove! Plus Angry Birds activity park...
Gullivers World (38 miles)
Warrington
Gullivers World A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
Gullivers Kingdom (43 miles)
Matlock Bath
Gullivers Kingdom A family theme park designed to cater for families with children between the age of two and thirteen. All its rides and attractions are designed to offer the whole family a full day out of fun and excitement.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach (49 miles)
Blackpool
Blackpool Pleasure Beach There's something for everyone at Pleasure Beach with over 125 breathtaking rides, attractions and shows including the spectacular Hot Ice Show. Top thrill rides include the Big One, the UK's tallest fastest rollercoaster. Nickenodeon Land with amazing rides and attractions for all ages including...
Alton Towers (51 miles)
Alton
Alton Towers Ranging from the world's first 14 looping roller coaster to Ice Age 4D Experience, there are many attractions for all ages including Cbeebies Land and the exciting new Enchanted Forest feature opening in April! Height restrictions 1.4m apply on many rides.
Sundown Adventureland (52 miles)
Retford
Sundown Adventureland The Theme Park especially designed for the under 10’s. We have Adventure play areas, Cafes, Shops, plus lots lots more including the NEW Angry Birds zone!
Flamingo Land (54 miles)
Malton
Flamingo Land 375 acres of wild family fun. There are many white knuckle thrillers including Kumali, a suspended looping rollercoaster, rides for younger children, 5 family shows and an extensive zoo, home to many rare and exotic species such as giraffes, rhinos, hippos and lions.
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (< 1 mile)
Halifax
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 (8 miles)
Oxenhope
SMJ Falconry 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.
Ponderosa (8 miles)
Batley
Ponderosa 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 (17 miles)
Leeds
Roundhay Tropical World is home to a number of animals, including; crocodiles, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous meerkat family! There is also a bird collection that includes rare species. The attraction is just three miles north of the city centre.
Charlottes (9 miles)
Dewsbury
Charlottes 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 (14 miles)
Leeds
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.
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (16 miles)
Leeds
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.
Eureka! Childrens Museum (< 1 mile)
Halifax
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.
Colne Valley Museum (6 miles)
Huddersfield
Colne Valley Museum Visit the Loom Chamber, Spinning and Cropping rooms to delve into textile history, plus a Children's Corner is tucked away in the Exhibition Room of the museum, with a variety of activities and traditional toys to occupy younger children.
National Media Museum (6 miles)
Bradford
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.
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park (7 miles)
Huddersfield
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.
Bradford Industrial Museum (8 miles)
Bradford
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.
Bronte Parsonage Museum (9 miles)
Haworth
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.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (9 miles)
Batley
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park Free to visit museum housed in a Gothic mansion 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 (9 miles)
Dewsbury
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.
Cliffe Castle Park and Museum (11 miles)
Keighley
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.
National Coal Mining Museum (11 miles)
Wakefield
National Coal Mining Museum Go on an adventure 140m underground, go wild on the Nature Trail, explore the Galleries and meet our ponies â family fun for FREE!
Abbey House Museum (12 miles)
Leeds
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 (13 miles)
Leeds
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.
Leeds City Museum (14 miles)
Leeds
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.
Ilkley Toy Museum (14 miles)
Ilkley
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.
Wakefield Museum (15 miles)
Wakefield
Wakefield Museum 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.
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum (15 miles)
Leeds
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.
Thackray Museum (15 miles)
Leeds
Thackray Museum 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.
The Hepworth Wakefield (15 miles)
Wakefield
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.
Weston Park (28 miles)
Sheffield
Weston Park A family friendly museum where kids are free to roam. Explore trail for under 4s plus Family Trails available. Special events and creative activities held each month. Free to visit.
Weston Park Museum (28 miles)
Sheffield
Weston Park Museum Extensive collections of all kinds with nice touches to welcome the kids like Activity Cart with quiz sheets and toys; regular Creation Station sessions and 4 differently themed trails to follow outside. Loads to see, loads to do. Bring everyone!
Halifax Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Halifax
Halifax Swimming Pool 25 metre swimming pool, with separate teaching pool and diving facilities. Comprehensive Learn to Swim programme, plus Lifesaving, Competitive Swimming Training, Diving and Synchronised Swimming lessons available.
Richard Dunn Sports Centre (5 miles)
Bradford
Richard Dunn Sports Centre Indoor leisure pool with black hole waterslide and tyre ride. Also features a kids' gym designed for fun exercise for 8 to 15 years olds.
Shipley Pool (8 miles)
Shipley
Shipley Pool Excellent standard indoor swimming facility main and teaching pools plus diving pool offering 2 springboards and 2 high boards.
Eccleshill Pool (9 miles)
Bradford
Eccleshill Pool Featuring a 20m water slide, diving board, dedicated under 8s' and family sessions plus main pool and learner pool too of course, with swimming lessons available. In summary? WooHoo: water slide!
Dewsbury Sports Centre (10 miles)
Dewsbury
Dewsbury Sports Centre Sports centre with Main pool and Small pool, plus a 45m flume. Wide variety of different swim sessions available at different times. Loads of other activities available for kids including Judo, Gymnastics, Archery, Trampolines, and more!
The Leisure Centre, Keighley (11 miles)
Keighley
The Leisure Centre, Keighley Large sports facility with a pool, 40m waterside into a plunge pool, a separate learner pool and a fitness centre. SHOKK gym for kids, plus table tennis, badminton, and squash. Parties catered for.
Ilkley Pool and Lido (15 miles)
Ilkley
Ilkley Pool and Lido Heated indoor and outdoor pools with other sporting opportunities on site to pre book. Lido open May to September.
Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld (21 miles)
Pontefract
Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld Bringing the seaside to Yorkshire! Here you will find lakes with pedalos and sandy beaches, plus an outdoor adventure playground suitable for children of all ages. Park free to visit, small fee for kids to visit Playworld.
Big Blue Frog (< 1 mile)
Halifax
Big Blue Frog Huge indoor play facility with slides, ball cannon, sports area and more. Smaller toddler frame for 0 to 4 years and a larger frame for ages 5 to 12.
Play Palace (< 1 mile)
Halifax
Play Palace Castle themed indoor adventure play for 0 to 11 year olds, with loads of great classic features from slides and ball pits to bish bash and plenty more.
The Mill Play Centre (< 1 mile)
Halifax
The Mill Play Centre Play Centre and Dining with a baby and toddler play area, a large pre school and junior play facility, and an area for the older children with games consoles and much more!
Active Soft Play Gym (2 miles)
Halifax
Active Soft Play Gym A fun, soft play gym in Halifax with plenty to keep your children amused for hours including a 2 level play cage and loads of space. A cafe serving drinks and snacks will keep them fuelled up as they play and parking is free, plentiful and secure.
The Edge Play Gym (2 miles)
Elland
The Edge Play Gym A small play gym with a 2 level play frame and a cafe in a pretty location.
Jungle at the Junction (3 miles)
Bradford
Jungle at the Junction Soft play centre aimed at under 8s with a range of activities including 2 level main play frame and soft play areas.
Geronimos (4 miles)
Bradford
Geronimos 9,000sq ft of exciting Soft Play with 3 level play frame and separate area for toddlers. Features include cargo nets, climbing frames, slides, and much more! Parties catered for. Large café with plenty of seating.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Theme Parks near Halifax 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.

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