Bridlington Beach (< 1 mile)
Quality Coast award winning sandy beach with swimming and lifeguard cover and a good few local attractions. Be warned, it's a little tricky to find.
Bridlington South Promenade (< 1 mile)
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.
Pot a Doodle Doo (< 1 mile)
Pot a Doodle Doo
is a friendly studio where you can create your very own masterpiece or gift for loved ones. Choose from a vast array of ceramics for all ages and abilities, paint your own design and have it fired in our kiln. Fun for all, big and small!
Bridlington Harbour Spy Mystery Trail (< 1 mile)
Bondville Model Village (2 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 (2 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.
Bridlington Bird of Prey and Animal Park (3 miles)
Bridlington Bird of Prey and Animal Park
is an Award Winning Family Owned Businesses. We offer Party Time with Rodney Rooster and Danny Donkey, Small Animal Holding, Pig Racing, Children's play village, Trim Trail, Kids Clubs and lots of furry friends to meet including Meerkats, Wallabys, Alpacas and lots more!
Park Rose Village (3 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!
Danes Dyke Beach (3 miles)
Danes Dyke Beach
An exploring and roaming beach rather than swimming and lounging, with a nature reserve close by and great fossil hunting territory. Heed the warnings!
Candy Kingdom (3 miles)
Air conditioned play facility specially designed for 0 to 12 year olds split into baby, toddler, junior and sports areas. RoSPA approved.
John Bull World of Rock (3 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. The factory tour is self guided so you can spend as long as you like viewing the factory production areas. Rock rolling or chocolate lolly making activities available.
Flamborough Lighthouse Tours (3 miles)
Filey Beach (10 miles)
offers a 5 mile stretch of clean, sandy, award winning beaches for traditional family beach days.
Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park (11 miles)
Hornsea Mere (12 miles)
2.5m depth ideal for sailing beginners. Day sailing without membership is available with safety cover, and the options are vast from classes to Regattas.
The Scarborough Fair Collection (12 miles)
The Scarborough Fair Collection
A fantastic collection of working Vintage cars, steam engines, mechanical organs and fairground rides that you can still have a go on. Tea Dances and Wurlitzer concerts held every week.
Hornsea Beach (12 miles)
Sand and shingle beach good for collecting driftwood, exploring and swimming though irregular lifeguard cover. Cheap entertainment nearby.
Neptunes Kingdom (13 miles)
Sea themed soft play with balls, chutes and slides. Also offer water walking using giant bubble balls and a new climbing wall.
Playdale Farm Park (13 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
Scarborough Karting (14 miles)
Indoor karting experience offering a range of race options for everyone over 9 years and 1.4m. Vroom!
Scarborough Donkey Rides (16 miles)
Scarborough Donkey Rides
The adorable collection of well behaved and well loved animals all wear their names proudly on their harnesses to help kids choose their favourite and clearly enjoy taking equally well behaved children for gentle little jaunts across the sand.
Olympia Bowl and Softplay (16 miles)
Olympia Bowl and Softplay
With 12 lanes this Ten Pin Bowling Alley, with its modernised interior, updated scoring system and air conditioning, is a fantastic place to relax and have fun with the kids.
Terror Tower (16 miles)
This one is only for the big and brave ones and we MEAN it! Visit 11 interactive scenes from serious horror flicks with various special effects combined to make one extremely haunted house. Don't say we didn't warn you!
Rotunda Museum (16 miles)
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...
Betton Farm Visitor Centre (17 miles)
Scarborough Castle (17 miles)
Explore the castle's history as an Iron Age Fort, Viking Settlement and role in the civil and first world wars. Free audio tour gives a fascinating insight into the castle's 2,500 year history.
Scarborough North Bay Railway (17 miles)
Scarborough North Bay Railway
An historic 20" gauge railway, connecting Peasholm Park with Scalby Mills and the Sea Life Centre. This picturesque railway meanders almost a mile through woodland and lakeside scenery. With four 1930's steam outline locomotives, it is a delight for all ages.
Peasholm Park (17 miles)
Take a ride on the North Bay Minature Railway, go for a boat ride, watch the Model Naval Battle, and explore the island in the centre of the lake, reachable by dragon pedalo!
Sea Life Marine Sanctuary (18 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 plus Pirate Mini Golf and new Jellyfish Discovery!
Mega Fun at The Jack in the Box (19 miles)
Mega Fun at The Jack in the Box
Hours of fun on the adventure play frames set on 3 levels in our large Indoor Play Centre. Separate areas for babies, toddlers and juniors up to 12. Drop slide, wavy slides, 2 ball pools, rope bridges and lots more. Comfy seats, restaurant quality home cooked food, great coffee.
Beverley Spy Mission Treasure Trail (19 miles)
Beverley Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Evil villain, Baron Ivor Grudge, has hatched a dastardly plot. Sick of hearing church bells ringing, he plans to plant a bomb in the crypt of St Mary’s, permanently ending the "infernal noise". Follow the clues to crack the code and deactivate the device. You could win a cash prize!
Fuzzy Eds (21 miles)
3 level indoor play full of slides, balls and other features and outdoor adventure playground too; attached to a family restaurant.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Hull (22 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Hull
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes!
Woodford Leisure Centre (22 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.
East Park (22 miles)
Enormous parkland with splash boat, walk through aviary and a free entry animal centre featuring everything from tarantulas to alpacas. Also has great adventure play area catering for most ages and abilities.
Blue Kangaroo Play and Party Centre (23 miles)
Blue Kangaroo Play and Party Centre
A fantastic Indoor Play Centre designed for children aged 0-8 years old. There's lots of play equipment and great kids party packages. A fun, safe and friendly environment to bring your children to play and develop new skills. Relax in the Cafe whilst you and the kids enjoy our facilities.
Crazy Kids (23 miles)
offers multi-level activity areas with soft ball cannons, ariel runways, three storey slides and even a separate area for the little ones.
Rascalz Play Area (23 miles)
Rascalz Play Area
Facilities include a dedicated toddler play area (under 4s), a junior play area with three types of slides and a high tech interactive zone, with bluetooth dance mats and sport walls.
The Potters Cabin (23 miles)
The Potters Cabin
is a family run pottery painting studio. No artistic talent or experience required: just bring the kids and we will help you create a masterpiece! Create lasting impressions with little hand and foot prints on pottery. Pottery painting workshops and evening sessions are also available (for bigger kids!).
Pesky Husky Trekking Centre (23 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.
Wacky Warehouse - Kingstown Hotel (24 miles)
Big Fun Indoor Play Centre (24 miles)
Big Fun Indoor Play Centre
The play equipment is based around 4 monster slides plus tumble towers, net climbers, ball pools, rope swings, spooky mazes, crawl tubes, a slither chicane, air cannons and trampolines. Adults welcome to join in.
Little Monkeys (24 miles)
Fun for kids of all ages at the Little Monkeys indoor playcentre.
Laser Quest Hull (24 miles)
Laser Quest Hull
Combines the classic games of tag and hide and seek with a high tech twist: infra red phasor guns! Safe and painless combat play for 7+.
Arctic Corsair (24 miles)
Come aboard Hull's last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour and capture their imagination. You'll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds.
Streetlife - Hull Museum of Transport (24 miles)
Seven Seas Fish Trail (24 miles)
Seven Seas Fish Trail
Find the fish and explore Hull at the same time by following Hulls unique pavement of fish and sculptures creating a 3km tour of the historic Old Town.
Hull and East Riding Museum (24 miles)
Hull and East Riding Museum
Immersive historical exhibits including an Iron Age village, a Roman bath house with the stunning mosaics, discover a mysterious crew of wooden warriors and see their horde of Viking treasure!
Go Ape Dalby (24 miles)
Go Ape Dalby
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Go Ape Forest Segway (24 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.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Bridlington 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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