If you know any other great dry ski slopes and indoor skiing near Harrogate not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near to Harrogate
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SNO!zone (22 miles)
Castleford
SNO!zone - home to the UK's longest REAL snow slope, so you can get a kick out of real snow all year round. There is a main slope for experienced slope users and a dedicated lesson slope for beginners or you can try tobogganing with family and friends.
Sportsman Inn and Leisure (22 miles)
Halifax
Sportsman Inn and Leisure Their slope is covered in a highly advanced material called Snowflex that provides an as close to snow experience as you will get. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing and a great indoor play area to dry off and warm up in!
Ski Rossendale (37 miles)
Rawtenstall
Ski Rossendale Dry Ski Slope offering skiing and snow boarding session and lessons for all ages and ability levels. Kids' Club held every Saturday morning, with classes for 2 different age groups. A great outdoor activity for all the family to enjoy!
Chill Factore (50 miles)
Manchester
Chill Factore brings the complete Alpine ski village experience to the UK for the first time. It's fun for all the family, whether skiing, snowboarding, or enjoying the other snow activities available like playing in the Snow Park!
Lightwater Valley (12 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...
Flamingo Land (33 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, family shows and an extensive zoo, home to many rare and exotic species such as giraffes, rhinos, hippos and lions.
Talon Falconry (13 miles)
Ripon
Talon Falconry Meet over 35 birds of prey, have a photo taken and see them fly. Other residents include ferrets, rheas, snakes and rabbits. A variety of experience packages also available.
York Bird of Prey Centre (16 miles)
Huby
York Bird of Prey Centre A centre with over 70 birds of prey and owls with a chance to fly and handle some of them. Educational talks, plus two flying displays per day. Hawk Walks, Owl Experiences and Falconry Courses available.
Falconry UK (18 miles)
Thirsk
Falconry UK A Birds of Prey and conservation centre with over 70 birds and 30 species including hawks, owls, falcons, kites and vultures. Falconry experience days offered for adults and kids.
Sion Hill Hall Birds of Prey (18 miles)
Thirsk
Sion Hill Hall Birds of Prey Enjoy the thrills and excitement of falconry at the Birds of Prey and Conservation Centre, with over 70 birds and 30 species. Daily flying displays and handling opportunities for the Ultimate Hands on Experience.
Thorp Perrow Gardens, Falcons, Meerkats (18 miles)
Bedale
Thorp Perrow Gardens, Falcons, Meerkats Hands-on family wildlife experience with birds of prey, meerkats, wallabies, reindeer, llama, pygmy goats and 2 new white donkeys, set in 85 acres of beautiful woodland with one of the country's finest collection of trees and shrubs. Plus children's playground!
International Centre for Birds of Prey (25 miles)
Helmsley
International Centre for Birds of Prey The largest collection of birds of prey in the North of England. Over 100 eagles, falcons, owls, hawks, kites, vultures and more in a 10 acre setting. Flying demonstrations, aviaries and a hawk walk to experience, plus other events.
Nidderdale Llamas (9 miles)
Harrogate
Nidderdale Llamas A Llama Trekking Centre based in the beautiful Dales. Enjoy a Llama Farm Experience or go Llama Trekking! You don't ride llamas, but they are fantastic walking companion and entertain you with their hilarious personalities! They are very friendly and love to meet people! Birthday parties a speciality!...
Hesketh Farm Park (15 miles)
Skipton
Hesketh Farm Park A welcoming kids' farm where seasonally one can join in with bottle feeding, egg collecting, pig brushing and cavvie fussing, plus the adventure playground, tractor trailer ride and pedal go kart track! Loads!
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre (19 miles)
Thirsk
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre With loads of friendly animals, a traditional Adventure Playground and separate Play Area for smaller kids, a Farm Pedal Car Arena, scenic way marked Nature Trail and tea rooms, this is a life saver if you're passing on a long journey!
Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm (20 miles)
Bedale
Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm When you visit the farm, one of our friendly guides will show you around the farm so that you can bottle feed lambs and piglets, bath a pig, hold small animals, feed the cows and sheep and talk to the donkey (if Charlie the pony doesn't object).
Piglets Adventure Farm Park (22 miles)
York
Piglets Adventure Farm Park Seasonal Children's Farm with Petting Barn, Tractor Trailer Rides, Bouncing Pillows, Trails, Maize Maze, Pedal Go Karts, Play Area, Olympigs Obstacle Course, animal cuddling and a Cafe!
York Maze (23 miles)
York
York Maze is a seasonal family attraction, with mazes galore, sand and water play, slides, rides, shows, games, petting farm, pig racing, fantastic food and great gifts. It's a great day out for the whole family July through September!
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park (25 miles)
Skipton
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park Animal encounters, glorious countryside and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities and demonstrations. Climb aboard the 4WD Farm Safari ride, hitch a ride in a giant caterpillar and let the kids loose in the Play Barn. Toddler sessions available.
Newham Grange Country Farm (39 miles)
Middlesbrough
Newham Grange Country Farm Come and make friends with the rare breeds of farm animals, enjoy a walk around the fields or drive a mini tractor, and why not bring along a picnic for a treat.
The Royal Pump Room Museum (< 1 mile)
Harrogate
The Royal Pump Room Museum Borrow a family backpack, try the mystery object game or complete the spa trail to discover what it would be like to be a visitor to the spa 100 years ago at this small family friendly museum.
Ripon Museum Trust (9 miles)
Ripon
Ripon Museum Trust - is a group of three museums where you can go back in time and see what life was like in a Victorian prison, workhouse and courthouse.
National Media Museum (17 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.
National Railway Museum (19 miles)
York
National Railway Museum National Railway Museum - for big trains, bigger rides and the biggest day out, come to York, to the worlds largest railway museum. Explore our three giant halls for a complete family experience packed full of incredible trains and interactive fun. Discover the fascinating story of the train.
Yorkshire Museum (19 miles)
York
Yorkshire Museum With archaeology, geology, biology and astronomy collections on view you won't run out of things to look at!
Craven Museum and Gallery (19 miles)
Skipton
Craven Museum and Gallery Free to visit, family friendly museum with displays of social history, archaeology, costume and art and regular children’s activities and events. Kids can dress up as a cave person or a Victorian, dig in the archaeology pit, and more!
Barley Hall (19 miles)
York
Barley Hall See the sights, handle the objects and experience what it would have been like to live in Medieval England, in a stunning house that has been beautifully restored. Interactive and hands on displays, plus a “Horrid History” exhibition.
Yorks Chocolate Story (19 miles)
York
Yorks Chocolate Story Includes a tour, a tasting, museum, demonstrations and a virtual chocolate factory. With new Chocolate Making Station in the Factory Zone!
DIG (19 miles)
York
DIG Owned by the same archaeologists who discovered the Viking Age City and created JORVIK Viking Centre. DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist. This is a one of a kind!
York Castle Museum (20 miles)
York
York Castle Museum One of Britain's leading museums of everyday life. It shows how people used to live by displaying thousands of household objects recreating rooms, shops, whole streets!
Yorkshire Museum of Farming (22 miles)
York
Yorkshire Museum of Farming 16 acres of parkland dedicated to Yorkshire's farming past, includes livestock pens with lots of animals, adventure playground, toy tractors, and more! Museum displays include child friendly interactives. Costumed interpreters are on site daily in the summer holidays.
Yorkshire Air Museum (24 miles)
York
Yorkshire Air Museum Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum and Allied Air Forces Memorial whilst admiring fascinating displays, such as the restored Control Tower, Air Gunners Room, and much more.
Ryedale Folk Museum (33 miles)
Pickering
Ryedale Folk Museum Large open air museum for all the family. The museum contains reconstructed buildings including a 1950s post office, iron age roundhouse, Elizabethan manor house and model village, and focuses on life in Ryedale through the ages. The museum also has a Blacksmiths, and livestock such as pigs, sheep and...
Eden Camp (33 miles)
Malton
Eden Camp Award winning museum, housed in an original POW camp, and experience the sights, sounds, and even smells of WWII. See the most comprehensive display of British WWII history in the world, and also cover WWI. and post 1945 conflicts.
Dales Countryside Museum (33 miles)
Hawes
Dales Countryside Museum Housed in the old Hawes railway station, this museum has many interactive and hands-on exhibits telling the story of the people and landscape of the Yorkshire Dales.
Beck Isle Museum (36 miles)
Pickering
Beck Isle Museum Museum in the small market town of Pickering, with an outdoor farm courtyard and riverside picnic area plus 27 themed rooms.
Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum (38 miles)
Great Ayton
Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum Museum telling the story of Cooks early life and education in the Charity School, the village he grew up in and his adventures on the high seas.
The Hydro (< 1 mile)
Harrogate
The Hydro Offers three swimming pools (diving, main and teaching), springboard and highboard diving, The cafe "Taste Hydro" and more
Knaresborough Pool (4 miles)
Harrogate
Knaresborough Pool Featuring a 4 lane 25 meter standard swimming pool plus family leisure pool with hot water bubble pool and flume water slide.
Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool (26 miles)
Helmsley
Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool 20m heated outdoor pool open daily between mid June and early September. Mix of Fun Sessions and Adults only sessions. Basic facilities, but clean and tidy. More charming than an indoor pool, plus there’s a play park next door!
Ingleton Open Air Heated Swimming Pool (39 miles)
Ingleton
Ingleton Open Air Heated Swimming Pool Community run heated lido open May to September. Worth looking out for their fun special events! Various swim sessions, plus private hire available. Annual Membership available. Under 4s swim FREE.
Winkies (2 miles)
Harrogate
Winkies Fantastic! Thoroughly unique concept in tiny town role play, with kids' computers, trampolines and more in addition to the play frame.
Kidzplay (2 miles)
Harrogate
Kidzplay Multi Level activity play centre with ball pool, dual wavy slides, 180 spiral tube slides and more for the children. Restaurant area with digital TV and Wi Fi for the adults.
Wacky Warehouse - Squinting Cat (3 miles)
Harrogate
Wacky Warehouse - Squinting Cat Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus outdoor play area.
Wacky Warehouse - Generous Pioneer (10 miles)
Ilkley
Wacky Warehouse - Generous Pioneer The UK's award winning soft play and activity centre for children. Meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays.
Crazy Tykes (11 miles)
Wetherby
Crazy Tykes - is a 7,000 sq foot indoor soft play centre with a clean and bright area, lovely staff, ball shower and ball pool slides too and a football pitch. We host parties of all different kinds for 2 hours. Stop for lunch with friends.
Twiggys Play (18 miles)
Thirsk
Twiggys Play is a playcentre themed on the Yorkshire Countryside. From the big slide to the dedicated under 3s' area, all of our play frame can be viewed from the comfort of our seating area complete with wifi and magazines!
Wacky Warehouse - Flying Legends (18 miles)
York
Wacky Warehouse - Flying Legends Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Creepy Crawlies Adventure Playsite (19 miles)
York
Creepy Crawlies Adventure Playsite Great indoor incorporating baby and toddler areas, Sports Arena, disco area, and a huge play frame for over fives with Spooky Caves, Mirror Maze, role play areas and construction.
Krazy Kids Adventure World (21 miles)
Heckmondwike
Krazy Kids Adventure World Indoor Soft Play Centre. We have a Crawler area, under 4 area and a large play area for over 4 year olds. Open 7 days a week. Hot and Cold Food served. Parties 7 days a week. Great coffee for the mums and Sky Sports for the dads

Thanks for all the great things to do and Dry Ski Slopes and Indoor Skiing near Harrogate 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 North Yorkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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