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Things To Do & Days Out near Dewsbury

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Go Hyper (1 miles)
Dewsbury
Go Hyper Has 2 separate play zones designed to provide fun and activity in a safe environment for pre-walkers and children up to the age of 12 years old. Go Hyper is the perfect place to let kids exercise and learn through play.
Batley
Rascals Childrens Soft Play Centre We are an indoor soft play centre with free on site parking located next to Alexandria Mills, Batley. The perfect place for your little ones to play in a safe environment. Ideal for kids parties and group bookings
Ossett
The Play Station This is an exciting new indoor play centre for 0 to 12 years which has a large climbing frame and slides, it has a football court and basketball court for the older ones and loads of themed sessions like baking!
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!
Wakefield
Crafty Owls Pottery Cafe and Art Studio is a paint your own pottery cafe and art studio for all ages hosting regular and seasonal events including paint your own pottery, birthday parties, clay imprints, baby hand and foot prints, plus art classes!
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.
Batley
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park Free to visit this fascinating museum is housed in a Gothic mansion within 36 acres of park and woodland with lots of play equipment outside and lots to see inside too. Win!
Ponderosa (3 miles)
Batley
Ponderosa Children of all ages and abilities from severely disabled to able bodied can engage in a variety of interesting and stimulating activities together. Huge selection of activities includes rare breeds, reptile rooms, zip wire slides, beaches and sandpits, plus indoor and outdoor play areas!
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
Munchkins (4 miles)
Leeds
Munchkins Play centre for under 10s with a three level play structure for older children and a dedicated structure for under 3s.
Wakefield
Thornes Clarence Park Play park in gardens of the former Thornes House with a lake full of hungry ducks, separate play areas for toddlers and for bigger kids, pitch and putt, putting, tennis, bowls and lots of open space.
Wakefield
National Coal Mining Museum Go on an adventure 140m underground, go wild on the Nature Trail, explore the Galleries and meet our ponies: family fun for free!
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.
Batley
Oakwell Hall Country Park Beautiful Elizabethan manor set in 100 acres of country park with 6 different gardens to explore, a Nature Trail to follow, and a large adventure playground. Excellent visitor facilities, a cafe, and a well stocked shop.
Red House (4 miles)
Cleckheaton
Red House Historic house offering a peek in to the 19th century middle-class life of a family plus an interactive visitors centre offering an insight into 20th century life in the area. A small play park is next to the House.
Diddy Middys (4 miles)
Cleckheaton
Diddy Middys A fantastic family place to visit. We are a fully air conditioned play gym with lots of toys and games along with a great play structure with slides, ball pool, football pitch and much more.
Charlottes (4 miles)
Dewsbury
Charlottes Farm and ice-cream parlour with giant inflatable slide, tractor rides, crazy golf, adventure playground, happy animals and animal trailer ride. Free entry, pay and play for whatever you want to try, so potentially a cracking cheapy!
Wakefield
Fuzzy Eds at Sun Lofthouse offers it's trademark standard of adventure play with indoor facilities for children up to 4ft 9ins tall, with sliding, climbing, tunnels, bridges and balls. Plus outdoor play for older kids.
Wakefield
Happy Days Play Centre Main and side play areas for differing age groups, both packed with entertaining soft play adventure with ages and sizes born in mind with design. Highlight is the interactive ball play arena with juggler and shower!
Cheeky Monkeys (5 miles)
Wakefield
Cheeky Monkeys offer small and large adventure play frames with features plus dedicated toddler zone and Little Tykes Car Track.
The Playbarn (5 miles)
Bradford
The Playbarn Soft play centre with a 2 level play frame that offers a 4 slide, a tube slide, a pod, rollers, and exercise balls plus separate baby play area.
Wakefield
The Hepworth Wakefield Over 1,600 square metres of light-filled gallery space with a family trail to help you explore the galleries, a riverside play park, picnic area and fun activities too!
Wakefield
Pugneys Country Park 250 acre site with 2 lakes, one a Nature Reserve with bird hides, the larger used for a variety of watersports, plus a play area, nature trails, and a cafe in the modern watersports centre.
Sandal Castle (5 miles)
Wakefield
Sandal Castle Explore the ruins of a 13th century motte and bailey castle that has been extensively excavaated, with finds on display at the Visitor Centre. Tours available at 2pm each day, but booking is recommended during busy periods.
Wakefield
Wacky Warehouse - Stanley Ferry Marina Historic waterside pub with great indoor play facilities including a toddler and baby zone and good disabled access throughout.
Leeds
Battlefield Leeds Authentic team based combat experience using infrared technology so totally safe and pain free. Exciting, all action outdoor activities for ages 7 and older. A number of scenarios available to play.
Leeds
Middleton Railway The oldest working railway in the world! In the modern Engine House learn how Leeds made more locomotives than any other city or town in England. Complete your visit with a ride on the train, tickets normally valid all day.
Wakefield
Wacky Warehouse - The Walnut Tree Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Leeds
Swithens Farm and Play Barn Visit and feed the happy beasties on the Open Farm, play on the cool stuff in the play barn, bottle feed the spring lambs and milk a wooden cow! Lots to do and see, great for young kids' fun in Leeds!
The Leeds Wall (6 miles)
Leeds
The Leeds Wall Climbing Centre with a wide range of climbing routes, and an extensive bouldering area. Lizards Club for under 18s and Birthday Parties available too. Suitable for ages 6 and older.
Wakefield
Yorkshire Sculpture Park 60 outdoor art installations waiting to be discovered and discussed, plus indoor art galleries and historic estate, offering great family events and a really welcoming attitude to kids throughout.
Leeds
The Works Skatepark Charity run skatepark with really excellent facilities and ethos offering comprehensive equipment and skill training facilities.
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.
Jungle Kids (7 miles)
Leeds
Jungle Kids Let your little ones run wild on their massive play structure including slides, crawl tubes, kiddie kart track, cargo nets, ball canyon, dizzy disc, ball pools and soft play areas.
Leeds
TeamSport Indoor Karting Leeds This 580m indoor karting venue with kids and family events available allows you to all experience the fun at once. Let the kids battle it out or show them how it’s done, who’ll be crowned number 1?
Huddersfield
The High Park Playzone Soft play at the High Park, part of the Eating Inn group and offers a three level play frame plus family friendly dining and a garden area.
Leeds
Royal Armouries Leeds Learn about arms and armour from around the world and during the summer you can watch displays of jousting, falconry and horsemanship. Over 2,500 objects on display in 6 galleries plus Jester Yard play area and crossbow shooting gallery!
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.
Huddersfield
Kirklees Light Railway Come along and take a 50 minute steam hauled return trip along 4 miles of 15" narrow gauge railway. The large visitor centre offers facilities for the whole family, including a new adventure playground, indoor play area and a miniature railway.
Leeds
Curious About Leeds is a fun way to explore Leeds. Two individual treasure hunt style walks to keep the whole family entertained all year round. Answer clues, match pictures, and read stories about events this diverse, multicultural city. Buy or download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Bradford
Funsters Childrens Play A really big soft play area with loads of fun adventure equipment for under 10s including all the favourites like slides and climbing, plus excellent toddler zone with physical and role play equipment. Good disabled access.
Leeds
AMF Hollywood Bowl Leeds Kids love bowling and if they're small they can use a ramp and gutter guards to nudge them toward victory (or at least the pins!). A whipping 32 lanes plus arcade and diner.
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.
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.
Brighouse
ROKT Climbing Gym - is an indoor climbing facility set in the heart of climbing in West Yorkshire. Our aim is to create a safe, energised and friendly atmosphere. The climbing offering is extensive and will provide everything a climber needs to train safely and to enable progression through the grades.
MFA Bowl Leeds (7 miles)
Leeds
MFA Bowl Leeds Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
The Depot (8 miles)
Leeds
The Depot Bouldering is rope free low level climbing over safety matting, with induction training to ensure your safety and fun! They offer kids' clubs here for 7s and over.
Skelmanthorpe
Leapfrogs Play Gym is an Indoor Play Centre. We have themed play areas to assist the under 4s and over 4s to have fun. Let your kids explore our play system, then test their climbing skills by edging across our new traverse wall.
ArtBug Studio (8 miles)
Stanningley
ArtBug Studio - is an artist-led art studio for children and young people based in Pudsey.
Jigsaw Gyms (8 miles)
Leeds
Jigsaw Gyms features a delightful multi sensory play area for babies, a dedicated toddler area for 1 to 3 year olds and a large multi level play structure for children aged 4 and over. Sweet!
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Dewsbury as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Go Hyper and Rascals Childrens Soft Play Centre, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Dewsbury can enjoy it too!

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