Charlottes (4 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.
Cannon Hall Farm (10 miles)
Cannon Hall Farm
Family run farm attraction featuring hundreds of animals with lots of babies always on show. Spectacular new adventure playground opening Easter 2011. Farm Shop selling home produced beef, pork and lamb. Toy and gift shop. Don't miss our famous home made pies in the delicatessen and restaurant.
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (14 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.
Wigfield Farm (15 miles)
is a working farm with lots of animals to see and feed. There are meerkats, donkeys, goats, cows, owls, pigs, sheep, chickens, ponies, alpacas, rabbits, guinea pigs, rodent room and an aquatics room. We have an outside play area, a cafe and gift shop.
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm (15 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.
Lancaster Park and Animal Farm (17 miles)
Lancaster Park and Animal Farm
is a children’s petting farm where children can meet, touch and feed the animals. We have a range of animals from horses and sheep to rabbits, chipmunks and many more. Play areas with swings, slides and children’s rides are dotted along a scenic nature walk.
Animal Quackers Park Farm (18 miles)
Animal Quackers Park Farm
A family run business aiming to bring your family the fun and enjoyment of animals: hugging, feeding and interacting with all of the residents of the farm. Plus play area and pony walks.
Hesketh Farm Park (23 miles)
Hesketh Farm Park
Hesketh Farm Park is part of a 600 acre working farm situated in one of the most picturesque areas of the Yorkshire Dales; Bolton Abbey.
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park (25 miles)
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park
Animal encounters, glorious countryside, make friends with friendly farm animals and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities and demonstrations. Climb aboard the 4WD Farm Safari,hitch a ride in a giant caterpillar and let the kids loose in the Play Barn. Toddler sessions available.
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary (26 miles)
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary
Open facility working to rescue vulnerable equines, giving them rehabilitation and treatment. A valuable opportunity for the kids to learn about responsibility toward animals.
Wythenshawe Park Farm (27 miles)
Wythenshawe Park Farm
The Farm offers an exciting opportunity for children to learn about where food comes from and witness the hustle and bustle and all the elements of a working countryside farm within an urban setting. There is a play park and lots of other facilities as well.
Smithills Open Farm (28 miles)
Smithills Open Farm
25 varieties of animal and you can get up close to them because they are all "nice and well behaved". You can even feed them, and hold them, if you wish.
Aston Springs Farm (28 miles)
Aston Springs Farm
- is a farm which includes a farm trail with animals such as pigs, goats, deer, alpacas and donkeys. A farm shop sells produce reared on the farm and a family restaurant serves it too.
Nidderdale Llamas (30 miles)
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!...
Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground (30 miles)
Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground
The famous garden contains spectacular waterworks, picnic and play areas. The farmyard and adventure playground welcomes young visitors and families and has special activities throughout the season.
Boston Park Farm Tearooms and Maize Maze (34 miles)
Boston Park Farm Tearooms and Maize Maze
is a farm park with lots of lovely animals to feed and pet all year round. We have also have tearooms, indoor play areas for toddlers, outdoor play areas and a Maize Maze in the summer.
Matlock Farm Park (34 miles)
Matlock Farm Park
is set in part of a 600 acre working farm, providing a varied selection of animals to see including llamas, goats, peacocks and red deer. Kids will also enjoy the adventure playground and the go kart track!
Stockley Farm (37 miles)
Hop on the tractor and trailer down to the farm for some hands on fun! Visit the baby animals plus join in at bottle feed time to give them a bottle of milk! You can also watch the cows being milked and see the bird of prey displays held on selected days. There are fabulous Indoor and outdoor play areas and...
York Maze (38 miles)
is a seasonal family attraction, with mazes galore, sand and water play, slides, rides, shows, games, petting farm, pig racing, painting, fantastic food, and great gifts. It's a great day out for the whole family!
Shepherds Place Farm (40 miles)
Shepherds Place Farm
Fun, educational petting farm introducing you and your family to animals from home and overseas with play area, sandpit and supersized bouncy castle.
Piglets Adventure Farm Park (40 miles)
Piglets Adventure Farm Park
Seasonal Children/s Farm with a Petting Barn, Tractor Trailer Rides, Giant Bouncing Pillows, Maize Maze, Pedal Go-carts, Farmyard Play Area, Olympigs Obstacle Course and a Cafe.
Wheelock Hall Petting Farm (43 miles)
Wheelock Hall Petting Farm
Wide variety of farm animals to pet, feed and observe; plus full size and play pedal tractors, indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre (45 miles)
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre
Our Farm Park Visitor Centre is located near Thirsk in North Yorkshire and is in the heart of Herriot Country and on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
Windmill Animal Farm (45 miles)
Windmill Animal Farm
offers visitors the chance to experience the every day running of an actual working farm while still having the chance to watch, feed, touch and play with animals + lots of play areas and miniature railway.
Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm (45 miles)
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).
Old Holly Farm (45 miles)
Old Holly Farm
is a working dairy farm, just 5 minutes south of the M6 junction 33, with an indoor Playbarn, Animals, Cafe, Farm Shop, Coolcow Ice cream (made on site) and more. We’re open 9am to 5pm all year round, plus entry to the open farm is free!
White Post Farm Centre (48 miles)
White Post Farm Centre
As well as meeting the animals and enjoying the walk in aviary, you can zoom around on go-karts, catch a seasonal show, do a little shopping or even pick up a new pet!
Farmer Teds Farm Park (50 miles)
Farmer Teds Farm Park
Large farm geared around children with tractor rides, demonstrations, huge indoor and outdoor adventure areas, go karts, sandpit and climbing frames.
Docker Park Farm (50 miles)
Docker Park Farm
Friendly farm plus indoor play barn and outdoor adventure play, go karts and ride ons, bouncy castle and more.
Rice Lane City Farm (51 miles)
Rice Lane City Farm
Boasts 224 acres of countryside and a wide variety of rare breed farm animals. Guests can also take part in guided walks and talks. Animal husbandary and horticulture training available for young people, plus adults and people with learning difficulties.
Greenlands Farm Village (52 miles)
Greenlands Farm Village
You can pet storybook farm animals, ride a horse and trap, pedal a mini tractor (size permitting!), lark about in a straw play barn and picnic by the paddocks. We also have a 4 storey soft play centre for toddlers to 12yr olds to enjoy.
Floralands Farm Park (53 miles)
Floralands Farm Park
There is play equipment, a picnic area and a wide variety of animals to see and feed.
Farmer Parrs Animal World (54 miles)
Farmer Parrs Animal World
If ewe like animals ewe'll love Farmer Parrs! We have a large collection of farm and rare breed animals for you to meet. As well as a large museum and a pottery too. Animal shows, pony rides and tractor rides are included in our daily activities. We also have a play area, shop and cafe.
Stonebridge City Farm (55 miles)
Stonebridge City Farm
is an urban farm in the middle of Nottingham! Free to visit and open every day, with a number of animals both big and small; which you can feed, pet and handle; play park and picnic area; plus amenities such as cafe, shop and toilets.
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm (56 miles)
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm
Home to a variety of farm animals, including pigs, sheep, goats, chickens and geese. Historic cottage and free urban farm.
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre (56 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.
Whisby Animal Centre (57 miles)
Whisby Animal Centre
A wide variety of animals for you to look at and feed. There is an outdoor play area for children under 8, a beach to play and build sandcastles for all ages, and an indoor ball pool and soft play for children under 5.
National Forest Adventure Farm (58 miles)
Burton Upon Trent
National Forest Adventure Farm
is a family farm and adventure park. Meet and feed the animals, explore the Funfield and take on the huge indoor playbarn.
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park (58 miles)
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park
Plenty to do on this Childrens Farm with large and small Maize Mazes in the summer months plus the working farm with animals to see and to feed and plenty of other activities and fun inside and out.
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (5 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.
Ponderosa (6 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 (17 miles)
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.
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park (1 miles)
Colne Valley Museum (3 miles)
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.
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park (6 miles)
National Coal Mining Museum (7 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.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (8 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.
National Media Museum (10 miles)
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 (11 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.
Wakefield Museum (12 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Farms near Huddersfield 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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