Bridlington Leisure World (16 miles)
Bridlington Leisure World
The waves and slides and extensive water features in the fun pool undoubtedly cater for the great demand in school holidays and at weekends, but the needs of the serious swimmer, club, schools, lessons and special groups are also met through the 25m training pool and shallow teaching pool.
Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool (27 miles)
Water World (33 miles)
Where the kids can slide down one of the three exciting flume rides, dare them to face 'The Edge', swim against the waves, ride the 'Torpedo Tube' or endure the 'Rapids Descent! Interactive area for smaller children available too.
Woodford Leisure Centre (36 miles)
Woodford Leisure Centre
Multi functional leisure facility from every kind of dry sports activity you can think of, to the only lesiure pool in the area, the Pirates Paradise pool boasts a shipwrecked boat, water cannons, diving bell and slide. There is also a relaxation area on the poolside for you if you use the sauna or steam room.
Splash (42 miles)
Stockton's newest leisure facility has been designed to meet 21st century needs. The complex includes a 25 metre pool with wave machine and water features, offering leisure and training facilities for swimmers at all levels. a learner pool, spa pool and flume slide complete the water based features.
Mill House Leisure Centre (43 miles)
Mill House Leisure Centre
Offers a range of activities and facilites including swimming pools including diving area with 1m and 3m spring board and 5m platform.
Knaresborough Pool (47 miles)
Featuring a 4 lane 25 meter standard swimming pool plus family leisure pool with hot water bubble pool and flume water slide.
The Dolphin Centre (49 miles)
The Dolphin Centre
An outstanding pool complex that includes an
8-lane, 25m competition standard swimming pool, Training Pool, Interactive Toddler Pool, 1m, 3m and 5m Board Diving Pool and two water-slides as well as an Under The Sea themed indoor play area.
The Pods (50 miles)
Eight lane, 25 metre swimming pool with teaching pool and family fun sessions for a simple splash about or some fun skill development.
The Hydro (50 miles)
- offers three swimming pools (diving, main and teaching), springboard and highboard diving, Harry's Place creche, The Energy Bar cafe and more.
Grimsby Swimming Pool (52 miles)
Grimsby Swimming Pool
Main and teaching pools plus Diving Bay with a 1m spring board and 3m stage and inflatable slide open during fun sessions.
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre (53 miles)
Spennymoor Leisure Centre (56 miles)
Spennymoor Leisure Centre
has a free - form Leisure Pool with a large shallow water area and a maximum depth of 1.8 metres. A water slide and wave machine are also available, but these only operate during evening, weekend and school holiday sessions. The pool is approximately 18 metres wide and 30 metres long.
Sunderland Aquatic Centre (59 miles)
Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld (60 miles)
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.
Eccleshill Pool (62 miles)
Leisure centre with a main pool, learner pool, 20m slide and diving boards as well as a gym with family access.
Ilkley Pool and Lido (63 miles)
Ilkley Pool and Lido
Heated indoor and outdoor pools with other sporting opportunities on site to pre book. Lido open May to September.
Temple Park Centre (63 miles)
Temple Park Centre
Ideal for swimming or just plain enjoying yourself!
Try out the fun wave machine, shoot down the aqua blaster spiraling water slide and float round the new McDonalds run. Temple Park Centre also boasts a diving pool and learner pool.
Shipley Pool (64 miles)
Excellent standard indoor swimming facility main and teaching pools plus diving pool offering 2 springboards and 2 high boards.
Dewsbury Sports Centre (65 miles)
Dewsbury Sports Centre
Main and small pool plus a 45 metre flume and changing village make this a popular choice for families.
Wet 'n Wild (65 miles)
Wet 'n Wild
has safe water play areas for younger children, dare devil slides for older children and terrifying challenges for the really brave, some of them are 2 seaters so you can go along too! Indoor facility with outdoor lagoon.
Richard Dunn Sports Centre (66 miles)
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.
Tynemouth Pool (67 miles)
Standard swim facility with 1, 3 and 5m diving boards and fun sessions.
Metrodome Leisure Complex (67 miles)
Metrodome Leisure Complex
Offering waves in the lagoon pool, 3 great white knuckle rides and more slides for the young 'uns, plus leisure waters, toddler pool, play ship and BIG diving boards.
The Leisure Centre, Keighley (67 miles)
Maltby Swimming Centre (68 miles)
Maltby Swimming Centre
Standard swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Meridian Leisure Centre (68 miles)
Meridian Leisure Centre
Fun leisure Pool with ‘Discovery’ Galleon Pirate Ship and a thrilling flume for adults and children (minimum height 1m).
Waves Leisure Centre (68 miles)
Waves Leisure Centre
features three high octane water slides, wave machine, pirate ship with mini slides and water geysers, plus a tipping water treasure chest and water squirting animals in the play area.
Rotherham Leisure Complex (70 miles)
Rotherham Leisure Complex
Leisure pool with shallow entry and aqua flume water slide plus standard swimming pool and a smaller parent child pool.
Halifax Swimming Pool (71 miles)
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.
Yarborough Leisure Centre (72 miles)
Yarborough Leisure Centre
Diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and many other activities on site besides, some of which may need pre-booking.
Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool (72 miles)
Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool
Come and enjoy the pleasures of outdoor swimming in a warm (tropical water temperature of 80+ degrees Fahrenheit), safe, family environment. Features slide and springboard plus inflatables sessions and kayak practice!
Concordia Leisure Centre (73 miles)
Concordia Leisure Centre
features an interactive kids' leisure pool with squirtums, sensory boards and underwater artwork. There is also a huge indoor play area for children with bouncy castles, Little Tykes climbing frames and more.
Prudhoe Waterworld (75 miles)
A large leisure pool with wave machine, aqua slide and beach area where children and adults can swim, play and relax, or while the children are playing in our Space Jack's Soft Play area, you can enjoy a drink or something to eat in the cafe.
Flamingo Land (17 miles)
400 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.
Sea Life Marine Sanctuary (2 miles)
Sea Life Marine Sanctuary
Journey beneath the waves and get up close and personal with some of the most amazing creatures of the sea including sharks, rays and turtles to name but a few.
Meet our resident otters, seals and penguins as they go about their daily routines and get to know each character as the day goes on.
Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park (6 miles)
Pesky Husky Trekking Centre (7 miles)
Pesky Husky Trekking Centre
Husky Centre where you can meet huskies, take them for walks and from October to end of March, book Pesky Husky Trekking with expert instruction on a purpose built circuit and learn about the breeds history.
Whitby Whale Watching Centre (17 miles)
Whitby Whale Watching Centre
Attraction in St Anns Staith to remember the whaling industry, which played an important role in Whitbys history and provide conservation education for the future. The Centre could also provide the base for you to take a cruise out to spot whales, birds, seals, porpoises and dolphins.
Betton Farm Visitor Centre (3 miles)
Playdale Farm Park (4 miles)
Playdale Farm Park
The farm is packed with things to do to entertain your children whatever the weather. The huge indoor play area includes ball pool with toddler area, tractor zone, adventure trail and much more. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Yorkshire
Piglets Adventure Farm Park (31 miles)
Piglets Adventure Farm Park
Childrens 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.
York Maze (33 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!
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre (36 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.
Newham Grange Country Farm (37 miles)
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.
Rotunda Museum (< 1 mile)
A must for dinosaur mad kids, Yorkshires Dinosaur Coast is a hotbed of Jurassic and Cretaceaous fossils. Go fossil hunting along the North Yorkshire coast line and afterwards pop into the Rotunda Museum in Scarborough where you can transported 165 million years back in time to discover which dinosaurs roamed the area, with real fossils, plants, sounds, models and hands-on activities.
Old Coastguard Station (12 miles)
Old Coastguard Station
National Trust visitor centre offers hands on models and colourful displays showing off the distinctive geology, impact of the elements, local wildlife and the secret history of smuggling along the North Yorkshire Coast.
Beck Isle Museum (16 miles)
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 Memorial Museum (17 miles)
Captain Cook Memorial Museum
Museum in the 17th century house on Whitby harbour where the young James Cook lodged as apprentice. Lots of exhibitions about Captain Cook and his life with rooms set out as they would have been.
Eden Camp (17 miles)
Housed in an original POW camp, a visit to our award winning museum will allow you to experience the sights, the sounds and even the smells of World War Two.We present the most comprehensive display of British Second World War history in the world, and also cover the First world war and post-1945 conflicts.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Scarborough 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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