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Family Days Out near to Dewsbury
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Go Hyper (1 miles)
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.
Rascals Childrens Soft Play Centre (1 miles)
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
The Play Station (1 miles)
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 Sports Centre (1 miles)
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!
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park (2 miles)
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.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (3 miles)
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)
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!
Dinosaur Discovery (3 miles)
Dinosaur Discovery is an interactive educational and fun indoor dinosaur exhibition and attraction. Including animated displays which can be controlled by the children themselves. Plus a separate ‘Last day of the dinosaurs’ exhibition, which includes jump scares through a dark maze.
Krazy Kids Adventure World (3 miles)
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)
Munchkins Play centre for under 10s with a three level play structure for older children and a dedicated structure for under 3s.
Thornes Clarence Park (4 miles)
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.
National Coal Mining Museum (4 miles)
National Coal Mining Museum Go on an adventure 140m underground, go wild on the Nature Trail, explore the Galleries and meet our ponies â family fun for FREE!
Wakefield Museum (4 miles)
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.
Oakwell Hall Country Park (4 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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!
Fuzzy Eds at Sun Lofthouse (4 miles)
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.
Happy Days Play Centre (4 miles)
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)
Cheeky Monkeys offer small and large adventure play frames with features plus dedicated toddler zone and Little Tykes Car Track.
The Playbarn (5 miles)
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.
The Hepworth Wakefield (5 miles)
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!
Pugneys Country Park (5 miles)
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.
Fuzzy Eds Fun House at The Three Nuns (5 miles)
Fuzzy Eds Fun House at The Three Nuns Great multi level soft play centre attached to a family friendly pub with baby changing facility and free wi fi. Baby area for kids aged 0 to 4 years old, play frame for kids aged 5 to 12 years.
Sandal Castle (5 miles)
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Stanley Ferry Marina (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Stanley Ferry Marina Historic waterside pub with great indoor play facilities including a toddler and baby zone and good disabled access throughout.
Battlefield Leeds (6 miles)
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.
Middleton Railway (6 miles)
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.
Wacky Warehouse - The Walnut Tree (6 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - The Walnut Tree Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (6 miles)
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)
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.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park (6 miles)
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.
The Works Skatepark (7 miles)
The Works Skatepark Charity run skatepark with really excellent facilities and ethos offering comprehensive equipment and skill training facilities.
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum (7 miles)
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)
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.
TeamSport Indoor Karting Leeds (7 miles)
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?
Pole Position Indoor Karting (7 miles)
Pole Position Indoor Karting The 580m long high spec tarmac circuit is the longest indoor circuit in Yorkshire and incorporates tunnels, bridges, elevated pit areas and an underpass. Earliest age for induction training is eight.
The High Park Playzone (7 miles)
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.
Royal Armouries Leeds (7 miles)
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 Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (7 miles)
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.
Kirklees Light Railway (7 miles)
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.
Curious About Leeds (7 miles)
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.
Funsters Childrens Play (7 miles)
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.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Leeds (7 miles)
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 City Museum (7 miles)
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.
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park (7 miles)
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.
ROKT Climbing Gym (7 miles)
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)
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)
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.
Leapfrogs Play Gym (8 miles)
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.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Dewsbury 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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