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 Hullâs last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour and capture their imagination. Youâll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds. For a FULL day out this is best enjoyed in conjunction with other local attractions.
Streetlife - Hull Museum of Transport (2 miles)
Streetlife - Hull Museum of Transport
- tells the story of 200 years of transport in Hull. Old and young alike will enjoy climbing aboard the old corporation trams, getting their bones shaken on the simulated mail-coach ride and taking in the sights, sounds and smells (phew!) of a steam locomotive goods station. Then thereâs the motor car gallery, the bicycle gallery, the toy displays, the old shops...
AMF Hull (2 miles)
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 3,500 fish including spectacular sharks and rays! Highlights include Europe's deepest viewing tunnel and a glass lift ride through our 10m tank.
Ferens Childrens Art Gallery (2 miles)
Hull Ice Arena (2 miles)
Hull Ice Arena
The Hull 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.
Cineworld Hull (3 miles)
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.
Fort Paull (4 miles)
The only remaiing intact example in Yorkshire of a fortress possessing Henrican, Civil War and Napoleonic origins. An absolute MUST for visitors to the region. Vast array of displays inclduing waxworks tableaux and period artillery
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!).
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 Mystery Trail (8 miles)
Beverley Spy Mystery 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.
Hornsea Beach (11 miles)
Sand and shingle beach good for collecting driftwood, exploring and swimming though irregular lifeguard cover. Cheap entertainment nearby.
Honeysuckle Farm (12 miles)
Seasonal opening family farm (March to September) with milking, cart rides, play barn, fort and homemade ice cream on sale to tempt you.
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.
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
A really 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. Not to be missed. A Real Adventure with lots of sounds and experiences (Parents please note: Not suitable for under 5's) - 2011 - With New Exhibits - New Cinemas - New Tour
Wacky Warehouse - Cricketers (16 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Cricketers
Wacky Warehouse - Cricketers has a purpose built indoor play structure which keeps children amused for hours and whacks them out - leaving the adults to do whatever they want for a few minutes!!
Kidz Mania (16 miles)
Childrens indoor playcentre in Grimsby - waiting for more details, if you've been there (or own it!) let me know!!
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.
Normanby Hall Country Park (17 miles)
Normanby Hall Country Park
Set in the heart of undiscovered North Lincolnshire, the 300 acres of Normanby Hall Country Park provides the perfect day out for all the family.
Grimsby Swimming Pool (17 miles)
Grimsby Swimming Pool
The Pool is 25m by 6 lanes separate teaching Pool and Diving Bay with a 1m spring board and 3m stage with a inflatable slide. 60 station gym, group exercise room Sauna and Steam.
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.
Fantasy World Play Centre (18 miles)
Fantasy World Play Centre
20,000 square feet of children's play area, including ball pools, tumble tower, castle of adventure, magic submarine, free-fall slide, toddlers soft play area, bouncy castle
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 swirling fog.
Magic Garden (18 miles)
Kids indoor play centre in Driffield - usually a great idea for kids birthday partys as well
1st Bowl Scunthorpe (18 miles)
1st Bowl Scunthorpe
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
AMF Scunthorpe (18 miles)
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This AMF has 20 lanes!
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre (18 miles)
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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