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)
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)
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.
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.
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!
Shibden Hall (1 miles)
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. A cafe serving drinks and snacks will keep them fuelled up as they play and parking is free, plentiful and secure.
The Edge Play Gym (2 miles)
The Edge Play Gym
A small play gym with a 2 level play frame and a cafe in a pretty location.
The Mouse House Pottery Company (3 miles)
The Mouse House Pottery Company
is a paint your own pottery studio based in Elland, seating over 24 people and offering a huge range of pots to choose from.
Adventure World (3 miles)
Indoor Party And Play Centre From Ages 0-9 Childrens Parties 9.30am To 3.30pm Mon- Fri 9.00am To 12pm Sat - Sun Private Parties Arranged Parties from 4pm Mon-Fri 12.30pm Sat-Sun
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.
The PotSpot (3 miles)
Pick a pot and paint it, great fun for all ages.
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)
9,000sq ft of exciting Soft Play with 3 level play frame and separate area for toddlers.
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.
Upsy Daisys (5 miles)
Play Gym with main 3 level play frame, sports court. pedal car track, toys and a bistro style cafe.
Richard Dunn Sports Centre (5 miles)
Richard Dunn Sports Centre
Indoor leisure pool with black hole waterslide and tyre ride. Also features a kids' gym designed for fun exercise for 8 to 15 years olds.
LaserZone (5 miles)
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 blast.
Greenhead Park (6 miles)
Green Flag award winning park with large play areas over two sites, a lake and fountains, summer paddling pool, miniature railway, tennis courts, bowling and much more.
Colne Valley Museum (6 miles)
Colne Valley Museum
Visit the Loom Chamber, Spinning and Cropping rooms to delve into textile history, plus a Children's Corner is tucked away in the Exhibition Room of the museum, with a variety of activities and traditional toys to occupy younger children.
Megaplay (6 miles)
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.
Fuzzy Eds Fun House at The Three Nuns (6 miles)
The Zone (6 miles)
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.
Fizzy Lizard (6 miles)
Adventure softplay for the under 8s, split into baby / toddler and Junior sections, with differing age suitable toys, activities and 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)
Yorkshires 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 blast.
Lazerzone Bradford (6 miles)
The ultimate laser tag game using state-of-the-art, computer controlled equipment and themed around an underground bio-chemical warfare research station.
Diddy Middys (6 miles)
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 (6 miles)
Flying Saucers Painting Pottery Cafe
choose a plate, bowl, mug, or even piggy bank, unicorn, fairy or dinosaur from our extensive range - decide how you'll paint it - there are books for inspiration if you're stuck - sit & paint using our brushes or sponge stamps. Great idea if you are looking for childrens activities in Yorkshire.
Funsters Childrens Play (7 miles)
Funsters Childrens Play
An Indoor Soft Play Activity Centre where children can have fun and play in a safe, clean environment, from cargo nets and slides to ball pits and crawl tubes.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Bradford (7 miles)
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)
Hardcastle Craggs (7 miles)
Hardcastle Craggs offers more than 160 hectares of unspoilt woodland and riverside walks, a family-oriented visitors centre and cafe.
Beaumont Park (7 miles)
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.
Monster Fun (7 miles)
Multi level monster themed adventure play with all the classic features and some modern twists, plus dedicated toddler zone.
Red House (7 miles)
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)
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)
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.
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 plus 100 acres of country park with excellent visitor facilities, a cafe, a well-stocked shop and a large adventure playground.
Bedazzle Beads (8 miles)
- is an Aladdins cave of funky and unusual glass, acrylic and beads from around the world, where kids and adults can learn to make their own costume jewellery, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, bag-charms and much more in our spacious workshop / bead shop. Please note: This is for ages 6+
Chez-Play (8 miles)
2 play areas including towers, slides, bouncy castle, climbing wall and with a dedicated baby area close to the dining area.
Ponderosa (8 miles)
Disabled and disadvantaged children of all ages can engage in a variety of interesting and stimulating activities. Huge selection of activities available involving rare breeds, reptile rooms, zip wire slides, beaches and sandpits, plus indoor and outdoor play areas.
Salt Pots Ceramic Studio (8 miles)
Salt Pots Ceramic Studio
is a pottery painting studio for all the family specialising in paint your own pottery and clay imprints, pottery painting parties for all ages, commissions and personalised gifts and keepsakes.
Bradford Industrial Museum (8 miles)
Bradford Industrial Museum
Museum on the site of a former Worsted Mill complete with mill managers house and a terrace of back-to-back houses. Inside there is exhibitions that include working textile machinery, steam power, engineering, printing and motor vehicles, along with temporary exhibitions programme and a shop.
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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