East Park (< 1 mile)
Enormous parkland with splash boat, walk through aviary and a free entry animal centre featuring everything from tarantulas to alpacas. Also has great adventure play area catering for most ages and abilities.
Crazy Kids (< 1 mile)
offers multi-level activity areas with soft ball cannons, ariel runways, three storey slides and even a separate area for the little ones.
Woodford Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Woodford Leisure Centre
Multi functional leisure facility from every kind of dry sports activity you can think of, to the only lesiure pool in the area, the Pirates Paradise pool boasts a shipwrecked boat, water cannons, diving bell and slide. There is also a relaxation area on the poolside for you if you use the sauna or steam room.
Rascalz Play Area (1 miles)
Rascalz Play Area
Facilities include a dedicated toddler play area (under 4s), a junior play area with three types of slides and a high tech interactive zone, with bluetooth dance mats and sport walls.
Laser Quest Hull (2 miles)
Laser Quest Hull
Combines the classic games of tag and hide and seek with a high tech twist. Safe and painless. 7+
Arctic Corsair (2 miles)
Come aboard Hull's last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour and capture their imagination. You'll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds.
Streetlife - Hull Museum of Transport (2 miles)
Hull and East Riding Museum (2 miles)
Hull and East Riding Museum
Immersive historical exhibits including an Iron Age village, a Roman bath house with the stunning mosaics, discover a mysterious crew of wooden warriors and see their horde of Viking treasure!
AMF Hollywood Bowl Hull (2 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Hull
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes!
The Deep (2 miles)
Discover the dramatic story of the world's oceans at Hull's award wining aquarium, which blends stunning marine life, fun interactives and audio-visual presentations. It's home to over 6,500 animals including spectacular sharks and rays!
Seven Seas Fish Trail (2 miles)
Seven Seas Fish Trail
Find the fish and explore Hull at the same time by following Hulls unique pavement of fish and sculptures creating a 3km tour of the historic Old Town.
Hull Ice Arena (2 miles)
Hull Ice Arena
Provides a mixed programme of activities for skaters of all ages and abilities whether in pursuit of excellence or simply wishing to have fun.
Fuzzy Eds (3 miles)
3 level indoor play full of slides, balls and other features and outdoor adventure playground too; attached to a family restaurant.
Little Monkeys (3 miles)
Fun for kids of all ages at the Little Monkeys indoor playcentre.
Big Fun Indoor Play Centre (3 miles)
Big Fun Indoor Play Centre
The play equipment is based around 4 monster slides plus tumble towers, net climbers, ball pools, rope swings, spooky mazes, crawl tubes, a slither chicane, air cannons and trampolines. Adults welcome to join in.
Wacky Warehouse - Kingstown Hotel (4 miles)
Fort Paull (4 miles)
Yorkshires only remaining Napoleonic Fortress. Vast array of displays including waxworks tableaux and period artillery, plus the World's only surviving Blackburn Beverley Aircraft.
The Potters Cabin (4 miles)
The Potters Cabin
is a family run pottery painting studio. No artistic talent or experience required: just bring the kids and we will help you create a masterpiece! Create lasting impressions with little hand and foot prints on pottery. Pottery painting workshops and evening sessions are also available (for bigger kids!).
Humber Bridge Country Park (5 miles)
Humber Bridge Country Park
48 acre wood with open meadows, ideal for exploring and mini beast safaris. Activities include nature and tree trails, plus orienteering and the bird feeding station.
Blue Kangaroo Play and Party Centre (5 miles)
Blue Kangaroo Play and Party Centre
A fantastic Indoor Play Centre designed for children aged 0-8 years old. There's lots of play equipment and great kids party packages. A fun, safe and friendly environment to bring your children to play and develop new skills. Relax in the Cafe whilst you and the kids enjoy our facilities.
Kinderland Play Centre (5 miles)
Kinderland Play Centre
is a new generation play experience. 4 challenging play areas, cafe bar, gift store, dance academy and award winning photographer all under one roof.
Mega Fun at The Jack in the Box (7 miles)
Mega Fun at The Jack in the Box
Hours of fun on the adventure play frames set on 3 levels in our large Indoor Play Centre. Separate areas for babies, toddlers and juniors up to 12. Drop slide, wavy slides, 2 ball pools, rope bridges and lots more. Comfy seats, restaurant quality home cooked food, great coffee.
Beverley Spy Mission Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Beverley Spy Mission Treasure Trail
Evil villain, Baron Ivor Grudge, has hatched a dastardly plot. Sick of hearing church bells ringing, he plans to plant a bomb in the crypt of St Mary’s, permanently ending the "infernal noise". Follow the clues to crack the code and deactivate the device. You could win a cash prize!
Neptunes Kingdom (11 miles)
Sea themed soft play with balls, chutes and slides. Also offer water walking using giant bubble balls and a new climbing wall.
Hornsea Beach (11 miles)
Sand and shingle beach good for collecting driftwood, exploring and swimming though irregular lifeguard cover. Cheap entertainment nearby.
Hornsea Mere (11 miles)
2.5m depth ideal for sailing beginners. Day sailing without membership is available with safety cover, and the options are vast from classes to Regattas.
Elsham Hall Country Park (13 miles)
Elsham Hall Country Park
An animal farm, art gallery, a working Blacksmith and a small farming museum plus acres of open space to play and picnic in. Regular events held.
Withernsea Lighthouse Museum (13 miles)
Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Visitors are able to climb the 144 steps to the top of the defunct lighthouse for splendid views, plus the base features RNLI and HM Coastguard exhibits, displays and old photographs.
FunForest (15 miles)
A huge four levels of soft play, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, designed for children aged from 0 â" 11 years, with dedicated play areas for babies, toddlers and juniors. Why not hold your childâs birthday party with us?
Grimsby Ice Rink and Leisure Centre (15 miles)
RAF Holmpton Bunker Tours (16 miles)
RAF Holmpton Bunker Tours
Exciting tour going nearly 100ft underground into the massive concrete RAF Command Centre, where films, shows and demonstrations bring the HQ to life including our Award Winning Multi Screen Show: A Real Adventure with lots of sounds and experiences (not suitable for under 5's).
Fuzzy Eds at the Cricketers (16 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at the Cricketers
Has a purpose built indoor play structure which keeps children amused for hours and whacks them out with great exercise.
National Fishing Heritage Centre (16 miles)
National Fishing Heritage Centre
Navigate your way around Grimsby's Fishing Heritage Centre and discover what life was like for trawlermen in the 1950s. Experience the sights, sound and smells (really!) of the times that follow visitors through the interactive displays.
Time 4 Play (16 miles)
Time 4 Play
is a children’s indoor soft play centre for children in the age range of 0 to 12 years old, height restrictions apply.
Live Love and Create (16 miles)
Live Love and Create
We are a paint it yourself pottery with a tea room and gift shop. We offer a wide range of pottery painting and Decopatch activities (paper based craft). In addition to our studio based sessions, we also run workshops, children's parties and programmes for schools and groups.
Normanby Hall Country Park (17 miles)
Normanby Hall Country Park
Go nuts on the adventure play area and enjoy the mini train, explore the meadows and woodland and see the many wild deer, take a quiz trail round the museum, tour the Hall and get hungry in the kitchen garden. Loads!
Grimsby Swimming Pool (17 miles)
Grimsby Swimming Pool
Main and teaching pools plus Diving Bay with a 1m spring board and 3m stage and inflatable slide open during fun sessions.
Weelsby Park Riding School (17 miles)
Weelsby Park Riding School
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s and welcome disabled riders, offering scenic hacks and cross country course, indoor schooling and outdoor menage.
Labyrinth of Doralia (18 miles)
Labyrinth of Doralia
The Labyrinth of Doralia is an interactive challenging experience taking lazer adventure to the next level, the largest laser adventure centre in the north. You can swing on ropes, scramble through ball pools and cargo nets, slide down a huge drain pipe to another level. Pumping music, flashing lights and...
MFA Bowl Scunthorpe (18 miles)
MFA Bowl Scunthorpe
A modern family friendly tenpin bowling experience with state of the art facilities, youth league, seasonal special offers and events plus on site Bowl Bar with kids' menu.
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre (18 miles)
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre
Recently refurbished swimming and leisure swim facilities including 25m fitness pool with flume, waves and beach entry.
The Jungle Zoo (19 miles)
The Jungle Zoo
Centres around a Tropical House in a spectacular jungle-like setting which includes a large water feature containing Red Eared and other Terrapins. The outside exhibits include capuchin monkeys, meerkats, ring tailed lemur and more plus plenty of bird exhibits.
Cleethorpes Ten Pin Bowling (19 miles)
Cleethorpes Ten Pin Bowling
Tenpin bowling centre in Cleethorpes - check link for more info! Junior Ten Pin Bowling League held every Saturday morning, open to all ages and abilities.
North Lincolnshire Museum (19 miles)
North Lincolnshire Museum
is a truly family friendly museum with loads of drop in artsy and fun sessions plus interactive elements in all their exhibits. Family trails, toddler sessions and plenty more to keep kids happy and interested. Free, too!
The Magical Castle (19 miles)
The Magical Castle
Unique, imaginative and frankly HUGE indoor play structure themed beautifully around a fairytale castle with all the usual modern soft play features with a medieval twist!
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway (19 miles)
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
is a popular miniature steam railway situated in Cleethorpes that is two miles long. Trains run every weekend and school holiday throughout the course of the year. With a gift shop, cafe, pub and a museum will keep the kids occupied!
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre (19 miles)
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre
Mess about in boats, enjoy interactive exhibitions, guided walks and terrific views from the wildlife observatory, so take camera and binoculars!
The Pods (19 miles)
Eight lane, 25 metre swimming pool with teaching pool and family fun sessions for a simple splash about or some fun skill development.
Pleasure Island (20 miles)
White knuckle and family rides, toddler fun and fantastic family shows, including live entertainment and animal antics. New Feature: Furry Friends Farm and Tractor Ride!
Pink Pig Farm (20 miles)
Pink Pig Farm
Indoor and outdoor play, animals to visit and absolutely loads besides, like Zip Wires, Mazes, tractor trailer rides, giant sandpits with diggers, frisbee golf and the Hungry Caterpillar Maze!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Kingsteps 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 Highlands can enjoy the great day out as well.
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