If you know any other great things to do in Doncaster for kids not listed on DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - please get in contact - so we can add them to the site and share the fun places to go with other children - thanks a lot
Family Days Out near to Doncaster
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Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery (< 1 mile)
Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Family friendly museum and gallery with fun and informative events and activities, interactive exhibitions, dressing up and giant chess.
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum (1 miles)
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum Air museum at Doncaster Lakeside - the former site of WWII RAF Doncaster with historic buildings and aircraft hangers, military aircraft and helicopters and even put yourself in the pilot seat as selected cockpits are always open!
The Cheswold (1 miles)
The Cheswold Attached to a family oriented restaurant, this has a great little multi storey play area with a separate baby and toddler section. There are classic fun features like slides and ball pit in a safe, colourful environment.
Doncaster Dome (1 miles)
Doncaster Dome A tropical world of exotic plants and lagoons and an alpine world of snow and ice. From the steamy Oasis to the bright lights of the Sundeck, through the fun packed Main Hall. The world within The Dome is waiting to be explored, adventure in to the world of Leisure. The place to go ice skating in Yorkshire.
Doncaster Superbowl (1 miles)
Doncaster Superbowl Kids love bowling and where better than the fun, family friendly and independent Superbowl! Gutter guards and ramps available for young ones.
Time2Play (2 miles)
Time2Play Range of soft play equipment suitable for babies, toddlers and older children and a cafe.
Cusworth Hall and Park (2 miles)
Cusworth Hall and Park A grade I listed country house and grounds open to the public with gardens, adventure playground, lakeland and open spaces as well as a house restored to the period and museum.
Sandall Beat Wood (2 miles)
Sandall Beat Wood Woodland park with a network of rides and footpaths, adventure playground, and visitors centre.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park (4 miles)
Yorkshire Wildlife Park From Wallaby Walkabout to land of the Tigers and a brand new anteater all the kids' furry favourites are here! The latest features are a giraffe house and a 100 sq m viewing platform where visitors come face to face with endangered leopards as they scale their 10m high climbing frames!
The Play Pit (4 miles)
The Play Pit Multi level 'outdoors' themed indoor play facility, offering a soft obstacle adventure up above the parents' tables and featuring all the classics and a few surprises.
Conisbrough Castle (5 miles)
Conisbrough Castle Kids love castles, and even though it is mostly ruins, Conisbrough Castle has a 90ft-high great white circular keep with six buttresses is the oldest surving of its type in England. CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT until April 2014.
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens (5 miles)
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens Bring the kids along for a great day out at Brodsworth Hall and Gardens. With a hands-on resources areas and a great new family friendly exhibition there is more than enough to keep them occupied!
Ali Bongos (5 miles)
Ali Bongos Three levels, featuring slides, swings and cargo nets, Playstations, refurbished toddler zone and an outdoor activity area, there is enough to keep your little adventurers entertained safely for a few hours, while you relax next door.
Wacky Warehouse - Manor Farm (7 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Manor Farm - the usual Wacky setup, have a sit down and a well deserved nice cup of tea, while the kids run round like loons in the great indoor play centre - lovely!!
Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre (7 miles)
Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre Facility for outdoor enthusiasts and novices alike offering a range of water-based and land-based activities for all ages and abilities.
Maltby Swimming Centre (7 miles)
Maltby Swimming Centre Standard swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Avago Karting Swinton (7 miles)
Avago Karting Swinton This is an Indoor circuit with an overall length of 300 metres. They have junior and cadet driving options for younger karters and a thrilling track which includes a bridge and flyover! For over 8s.
Treasure Island (8 miles)
Treasure Island Large play centre with dedicated area for babies and toddlers plus a three level play structure and sports court for older children.
Wacky Warehouse - Sir Jack (9 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Sir Jack - the usual Wacky setup, have a sit down and a well deserved nice cup of tea, while the kids run round like loons in the great indoor play centre - lovely!!
Simply Skate (10 miles)
Simply Skate Public and inline skating rinks, bouncy castle, cafe and more.
Fun Factory - The Meadows Brewers Fayre (10 miles)
Fun Factory - The Meadows Brewers Fayre This Fun Factory attached to The Meadows Brewers Fayre family friendly pub is a multi-level play space with adventure equipment, ball ponds and a toddler zone and can also be booked out for childrens parties.
Lock N Load (10 miles)
Lock N Load Indoor laser combat themed arena. Using the latest red dot scope technology you can have a go at a real life combat experience.
Studio 62 - Paint a Pot (10 miles)
Studio 62 - Paint a Pot Paint a pot and photography studio based on the outskirts of Parkgate retail world with an extensive range of pots for both adults and children and a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
Wacky Warehouse - Marquis (10 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Marquis - the usual Wacky setup, have a sit down and a well deserved nice cup of tea, while the kids run round like loons in the great indoor play centre - lovely!!
Wacky Warehouse - Story Teller (10 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Story Teller Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus outdoor play area too.
High Sports Rotherham (11 miles)
High Sports Rotherham Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Rotherham Leisure Complex (11 miles)
Rotherham Leisure Complex Leisure pool with shallow entry and aqua flume water slide plus standard swimming pool and a smaller parent child pool.
Clifton Park (11 miles)
Clifton Park Lovely green space with several adventure play areas, crazy golf and a mini funfair! Also has tennis courts and bowling greens available for you to hire, plus a seasonal water play area.
Clifton Park Museum (11 miles)
Clifton Park Museum One of the most modern and user-friendly Museums in the country, the twice nominated Museum of the year features famous exhibits such as Nelson the Lion and the breath-taking Rhinoceros Vase. Plus Lion's Den children's play area.
The Big Tops Indoor Playcentre (11 miles)
The Big Tops Indoor Playcentre - indoor family entertainment centre for the under 12's (+5's for laser tag) combining fantastic imaginative children's play facilities with an excellent, healthy eating cafe, Massive indoor soft play equipment with slides, Ball pool, Sports court, car track, toddler's area, and laser Tag...
Camelot Play Castle (11 miles)
Camelot Play Castle Multi level castle themed adventure play structure with slides, ball pit, plus toddler zone party areas.
Boston Castle and Park (12 miles)
Boston Castle and Park Enjoy a day out at Boston Castle and Park. This family friendly venue has lots to offer for children. Daily activities include a craft activity cart, dressing up, jigsaws and trails.
Pirates Cove Indoor Play Centre (12 miles)
Pirates Cove Indoor Play Centre Bright and colourful multi level childrens adventure softplay centre with 2 Bouncy Castles, 7 Slides, 3 Ball Pools and lots more!
Tropical Butterfly House (12 miles)
Tropical Butterfly House Butterfly house, wildlife and falconry centre where you can wander amongst free-flying butterflies, birds and bats and free-roaming animals, getting up close with birds of prey, meercats, insects and with a sandpit, aerial glide and adventuire playground too.
Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld (12 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.
Playmania (12 miles)
Playmania is a multi level adventure play area with a huge selection of slides, plus tunnels, ball pits and other classic play features, plus 3 party rooms, including a disco room.
Elsecar Heritage Centre (12 miles)
Elsecar Heritage Centre Heritage centre with a range of craft workshops, tea-rooms, special events for children, school holiday activities, Playmania indoor activity and party zone centre, Steam Railway, Collection of old fire engines and Elsecar Park as well!
Shepherds Place Farm (12 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.
Superbowl 2000 Rotherham (12 miles)
Superbowl 2000 Rotherham With classic tenpin bowling, arcade games and fruit machines for adults and kids, why not come and enjoy a thrilling family day out.
Magna Science Adventure Centre (13 miles)
Magna Science Adventure Centre Power your imagination at Magna; the UK's first Science Adventure Centre and explore the four elements of fire, air, earth and water. Home to 'Sci-Tek' the largest science and technology playground in Europe, and Aqua-Tek the UK's largest outdoor water play area.
Aston Springs Farm (14 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.
Tyke Racing (14 miles)
Tyke Racing is a leading outdoor go-kart track for 6 year olds upwards (height restrictions apply) with the world’s first electric lithium powered cadet karts. The purpose built track offers the ultimate racing excitement with an onsite hospitality suite.
Tiger Play (14 miles)
Tiger Play Play structures in Meadowhall Shopping Centre with three different sections - baby, toddler and multi-level junior play frame.
Fired Art Designs (14 miles)
Fired Art Designs "Paint your own pottery studio". Over 100 shapes to choose from. Go on the Potters wheel. Make a model from clay. Paint a T-Shirt. We also do make and take projects. Craft club every other Sunday 10.30am until 12.30 pm.
Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park (14 miles)
Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park See the flour milling process within the 17th and 19th century buildings using a water powered old mill and enjoy this country park with circular walks.
Rother Valley Country Park (14 miles)
Rother Valley Country Park Country Park with land and water activities for all ages and abilities. Events all year. Activity centre offering; family rowing and pedal boats, water zorbing, sailing, windsurfing, canoes, single scull rowing boats, cycle hire and archery for groups. For refreshments bring your own picnic, eat in the cafe...
The Zone (14 miles)
The Zone Play Centre with Play Zone, a large play frame for 4-10 yrs, Tots Zone, a toddler friendly play area for 0-3 yrs, Party Zone and Tasty Zone, a cafe serving drinks and snacks.
Raceway Karting (14 miles)
Raceway Karting Adrenalin packed fun on our indoor circuit for all would be racing drivers aged 7years upwards. Full instruction given, all racewear hire included in price. Exclusive use of circuit for family groups and birthday parties.
Barnsley Bowl (14 miles)
Barnsley Bowl Classic family friendly tenpin bowling with gutter guards and ramps for the kids to give them a chance! Great family activity, especially when it's wet!
Idle Valley (14 miles)
Idle Valley Adventure playground, nature trails, accessible paths, sculpture trail and nature viewing platform. Plus excellent Discovery Packs for hire from the friendly visitor centre including a pond dipping kit and binoculars!

Thanks for all the great things to do in Doncaster 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 South Yorkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.

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