The Zone (< 1 mile)
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.
LaserZone (< 1 mile)
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 (< 1 mile)
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.
Fizzy Lizard (< 1 mile)
Adventure softplay for the under 8s, split into baby to toddler and junior sections, with differing age suitable toys, activities and fun challenges.
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park (1 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.
Playworld Huddersfield (1 miles)
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.
Playworld Skate Rink (1 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!
Beaumont Park (2 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.
The High Park Playzone (2 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.
Colne Valley Museum (3 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.
Safari Sams (3 miles)
Soft Play Centre with main 3 level play frame including swings, slides and ball pool, plus a separate area for preschool children and a bouncy castle area too.
Fuzzy Eds Fun House at The Three Nuns (3 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.
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.
Rex Cinema (3 miles)
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!
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.
The Fun Factory (4 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.
The PotSpot (4 miles)
Pick a pottery item from a choice of around 300 items, and paint it at this bright and airy drop in studio. Great fun for all ages. Birthday parties catered for.
The Edge Play Gym (4 miles)
The Edge Play Gym
A small play gym with a 2 level play frame and a cafe in a pretty location.
Charlottes (4 miles)
Farm and ice-cream parlour with giant inflatable slide, tractor rides, crazy golf, adventure playground, animals, and small indoor under 3s soft play area.
Woodlands Play Gym (5 miles)
Woodlands Play Gym
An indoor children’s play centre aimed at kids aged 6 and under. Play gym with a range of equipment and toys. Soft play corner for babies. Outdoor play area with pirate ship, castle and rides.
The Mill Play Centre (5 miles)
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!
Holmfirth Mystery Treasure Trail (5 miles)
Holmfirth Mystery Treasure Trail
Suitable for the whole family, explore the self guided route whilst solving the clues on this mystery themed Trail around Holmfirth. Hunt out the answers to the clues on the town’s permanent features to narrow down your suspects and discover whodunit!
Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience (5 miles)
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.
Cliffe House (5 miles)
Woodland adventure playground in this residential centre, open to the public at specified times.
The Potters Den (6 miles)
The Potters Den
Paint a pot ceramics studio, coffee bar and gallery, with a wide range of pre formed ceramic objects ready to paint. Private party room and a number of party packages available.
Ponderosa (6 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.
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.
Eureka! Childrens Museum (6 miles)
Eureka! Childrens Museum
Great interactive children's museum, where children play to learn, and grown ups learn to play! Hundreds of hands on exhibits, plus a play area and wonderwalk to follow outside. Plenty to keep the whole family entertained.
Chez-Play (6 miles)
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.
Halifax Swimming Pool (6 miles)
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.
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park (6 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.
Play Palace (6 miles)
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.
Electric Bowl (6 miles)
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.
Krazy Kids Adventure World (6 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
Big Blue Frog (6 miles)
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.
National Coal Mining Museum (7 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!
Sportsman Inn and Leisure (7 miles)
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!
Leapfrogs Play Gym (7 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.
Shibden Hall (7 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.
Dewsbury Sports Centre (7 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!
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.
Go Hyper (7 miles)
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.
Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre (7 miles)
Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre
Occupies a unique spot in the heart of the Pennine countryside. More importantly, it is the longest canal tunnel in Britain and makes a perfect family day out in Yorkshire.
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.
Geronimos (8 miles)
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 café with plenty of seating.
Rascals Childrens Soft Play Centre (8 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 Playbarn (8 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.
Mags On Ramps (8 miles)
Mags On Ramps
Multi level skate facility with modern skate features plus street course.
Active Soft Play Gym (8 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.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (8 miles)
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park
Free to visit museum housed in a Gothic mansion set in 36 acres of parkland and woodland with lots of play equipment for the kids outside and lots to see inside too.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Huddersfield 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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