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Family Days Out near to Halifax
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Eureka! Childrens Museum (< 1 mile)
Eureka! Childrens Museum Eureka! is the only children’s museum in the UK with over 400 interactive, hands-on exhibits designed specially to inspire children aged 0 to 11. We even have galleries just for the under 5s!
Halifax Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
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.
Electric Bowl (< 1 mile)
Electric Bowl Attached to a snooker club, this place offers classic family friendly tenpin fun with gutter guards and bowling ramps for the kids. Good healthy fun and a great option for wet days.
Big Blue Frog (< 1 mile)
Big Blue Frog Huge indoor play facility with slides, ball cannon, sports area and more. Smaller toddler frame for 0 to 4 years and a larger frame for ages 5 to 12.
Play Palace (< 1 mile)
Play Palace Castle themed indoor adventure play for 0 to 11 year olds, with loads of great classic features from slides and ball pits to bish bash and plenty more.
The Mill Play Centre (< 1 mile)
The Mill Play Centre Play Centre and Dining with a baby and toddler play area, a large pre school and junior play facility, and an area for the older children with games consoles and much more!
Sportsman Inn and Leisure (< 1 mile)
Sportsman Inn and Leisure Their slope is covered in a highly advanced material called Snowflex that provides an as close to snow experience as you will get. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing and a great indoor play area to dry off and warm up in!
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (< 1 mile)
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience is a tropical oasis packed with fish, quail, terrapin and butterflies as well as a collection of plants from all over the world, where families can enjoy the all year round tropical atmosphere to explore. Plus adventure playground.
Shibden Hall (1 miles)
Shibden Hall 90 acres of parkland with attractions including woodland, walks, playground, an orienteering course, children's rides, miniature railway, pitch and putt and a boating lake. The Hall itself offers visitors a fascinating history of it's wealthy owners.
Mags On Ramps (2 miles)
Mags On Ramps Multi level skate facility with modern skate features plus street course.
Active Soft Play Gym (2 miles)
Active Soft Play Gym A fun, soft play gym in Halifax with plenty to keep your children amused for hours including a 2 level play cage and loads of space. They also offer great disabled access and facilities.
The Edge Play Gym (2 miles)
The Edge Play Gym A small play gym with a 2 level play frame and a cafe plus nursery and classes. With tea time special deals and parties too!
Rex Cinema (3 miles)
Rex Cinema A proper old school cinema experience except with modern films, with a ticket booth, interval ice creams and live organ recitals! It's time travel before the film starts!
The Mouse House Pottery Company (3 miles)
The Mouse House Pottery Company - is a paint your own pottery and craft studio based in Elland, seating over 24 people and offering a huge range of products to choose from including make and take same day items. We even offer scrabble art frames, baby printing and paint your own fairy door!
Jungle at the Junction (3 miles)
Jungle at the Junction Soft play centre aimed at under 8s with a range of activities including 2 level main play frame and soft play areas.
ROKT Climbing Gym (3 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.
Geronimos (4 miles)
Geronimos 9,000sq ft of exciting soft play with 3 level play frame and separate area for toddlers. Features include cargo nets, climbing frames, slides, and much more! Parties catered for. Large cafe with plenty of seating.
Ogden Water Country Park (4 miles)
Ogden Water Country Park A beautiful 34 acre reservoir enclosed by woodland with open moor beyond with walking routes and a visitors centre offering basic facilities.
Another World Adventure Centre (4 miles)
Another World Adventure Centre Indecisive kids? Or ones who want to do EVERYTHING? This is your place: dozens of great, physically active options ranging from winter sports to grass sledding, den building, shooting and zorbing.
The High Park Playzone (5 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.
Upsy Daisys (5 miles)
Upsy Daisys Play centre and children’s party venue for kids aged between 0 and 11 years. 3 level play frame, sports court, pedal car track, and educational toys. Bistro style café serving healthy food.
Richard Dunn Sports Centre (5 miles)
Richard Dunn Sports Centre Indoor leisure pool with Cobra black hole waterslide and cool Zambezee tyre ride! Also features a kids' gym designed for fun exercise for 8 to 15 years olds.
Playworld Skate Rink (5 miles)
Playworld Skate Rink features a cool modern roller skating rink plus a 4 storey soft play gym. Open 6 days a week Playworld also offers fantastic food from all around the world in our World Street Kitchen!
Playworld Huddersfield (5 miles)
Playworld Huddersfield features an awesome 4 storey soft play gym plus an indoor roller skating rink too! Open 6 days a week Playworld also offers fantastic food from all around the world in our World Street Kitchen.
LaserZone (5 miles)
LaserZone Yorkshire's most exciting family entertainment experience. No messy paintball games, just good clean lasertag action in a specially designed and themed arena. Whether it be for a birthday, to occupy the kids while you go shopping, or something different to do with your weekend, contact us and have a...
Greenhead Park (6 miles)
Greenhead Park Green Flag award winning park with large play areas over two sites, an ornamental lake and fountains, summer paddling pool, miniature railway, tennis courts, bowling greens, and a skate park. Open throughout the year and free to visit.
Colne Valley Museum (6 miles)
Colne Valley Museum Visit the Loom Chamber, Spinning and Cropping rooms and see traditional craft demonstrations, plus a variety of activities and traditional toys in Children's Corner for the smalls. Sometimes storytelling, paper modelling or painting too, if you're lucky!
Fuzzy Eds Fun House at The Three Nuns (6 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.
Megaplay (6 miles)
Megaplay Huge main play structure with modern versions of the classics, from 4 lane astra slide, 4m drop slide, spiral tube slide and zip wire, to super power ball cannons and much more. Plus separate dedicated area for toddlers and babies.
The Zone (6 miles)
The Zone The kids’ zone has interactive mazes, themed panels, multi lanes slide and ball cannon area for kids up to 12 years. Also contains sports, dance, gym and teen learning zones.
Huddersfield Climbing Centre (6 miles)
Huddersfield Climbing Centre is a climbing wall. The centre has a range of walls to climb with lots of interesting angles and routes. The tallest walls are 12.5 meters, but we also have smaller ones as well to develop your confidence.
Fizzy Lizard (6 miles)
Fizzy Lizard Adventure softplay for the under 8s, split into baby to toddler and junior sections, with differing age suitable toys, activities and fun challenges.
Bradford Ice Rink (6 miles)
Bradford Ice Rink Ice skating in Bradford with a variety of mostly family friendly sessions. A great healthy and active idea if you are looking for indoor activities in Yorkshire.
National Media Museum (6 miles)
National Media Museum An exciting centre in the heart of the north devoted to film, photography, television, radio and the web. Imax theatre also on site.
LaserZone (6 miles)
LaserZone Yorkshire's most exciting family entertainment experience. No messy paintball games, just good clean lasertag action in a specially designed and themed arena. Whether it be for a birthday, to occupy the kids while you go shopping, or something different to do with your weekend, contact us and have a...
Diddy Middys (6 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.
Flying Saucers Painting Pottery Cafe (7 miles)
Hebden Bridge
Flying Saucers Painting Pottery Cafe Choose from their extensive range of over 1,000 options, and avail yourself of the many mediums and inspirational materials available. Toddler sessions offered.
Hebden Bridge Picture House (7 miles)
Hebden Bridge
Hebden Bridge Picture House Charming vintage style 490 seat cinema, showing the best in mainstream, foreign language and independent film and broadcasting.
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 Bradford (7 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bradford There are 28 lanes here at Bradford, and tenpin is the great equaliser: most adults are pretty bad at it and kids get help from the bumpers and ramps! It's anyone's game!
The Fun Factory (7 miles)
The Fun Factory Soft Play Centre with 2 level play frame, toys and games, a bouncy castle and enclosed play area for under 18 months.
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.
Beaumont Park (7 miles)
Beaumont Park Victorian Park with ornate features, cascades, grottos, steep cliffs and picturesque woodland walks for all the family plus football and basketball, younger and older childrens play areas and plenty of climbing, biking and scooting opportunities.
Red House (7 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.
Buzy Bs (7 miles)
Buzy Bs is an indoor play centre with extensive climbing frames including slides, ball pools, climbing walls and more. We also have free WiFi and a cafe for parents.
The Playbarn (7 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.
Hardcastle Craggs (7 miles)
Hebden Bridge
Hardcastle Craggs offers more than 160 hectares of unspoilt woodland and riverside walks, a family oriented visitors' centre and cafe.
Krazy Kids Adventure World (7 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
Oakwell Hall Country Park (8 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.
Chez-Play (8 miles)
Chez-Play Play gym with 2 play areas that include towers, slides, a bouncy castle, ball pool, and a climbing wall. Dedicated baby area close to the dining area. Free entry for adults and under 1s. Party packages available.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Halifax 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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