Leeds City Museum (< 1 mile)
Leeds City Museum
offers an exciting and fun day out for visitors of all ages. Showcasing hands on exhibitions, displays, interactive games and video displays, the museum is a great cultural addition to the heart of Leeds.
Curious About Leeds (< 1 mile)
Curious About Leeds
is a fun way to explore Leeds. Two individual treasure hunt style walks to keep the whole family entertained all year round. Answer clues, match pictures, and read stories about events this diverse, multicultural city. Buy or download the booklet then explore in your own time.
MFA Bowl Leeds (< 1 mile)
MFA Bowl Leeds
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Royal Armouries Leeds (< 1 mile)
Royal Armouries Leeds
Learn about arms and armour from around the world and during the summer you can watch displays of jousting, falconry and horsemanship. Over 8,500 objects on display in 5 galleries.
Pole Position Indoor Karting (1 miles)
Pole Position Indoor Karting
The 580m long high spec tarmac circuit is the longest indoor circuit in Yorkshire and incorporates tunnels, bridges, elevated pit areas and an underpass. Earliest age for induction training is eight.
The Works Skatepark (1 miles)
The Works Skatepark
Charity run skatepark with really excellent facilities and ethos offering comprehensive equipment and skill training facilities.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (1 miles)
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
Armley Mills now houses the Leeds Industrial collections, including trains and old TV cameras as well as the looms and mules involved in the weaving process and the smallest working 1920s cinema in the world.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Leeds (1 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Leeds
Kids love bowling and if they're small they can use a ramp and gutter guards to nudge them toward victory (or at least the pins!). A whipping 32 lanes plus arcade and diner.
Thackray Museum (1 miles)
One to plan carefully! The fantastic Life Zone exhibit is great for kids over 4, but the rest bears careful consideration, as medical history is actually pretty harrowing! There are routes around the upsetting stuff however; details within listing.
The Leeds Wall (2 miles)
The Leeds Wall
Climbing Centre with a wide range of climbing routes, and an extensive bouldering area. Lizards Club for under 18s and Birthday Parties available too. Suitable for ages 6 and older.
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm (2 miles)
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm
is a city farm near Leeds city centre with farm animals, farm shop, cafe and a play area. There are gardens, wildlife habitats, woodland walks and a bird hide.
Middleton Railway (2 miles)
The oldest working railway in the world! In the modern Engine House learn how Leeds made more locomotives than any other city or town in England. Complete your visit with a ride on the train, tickets normally valid all day.
Jungle Kids (2 miles)
Let your little ones run wild on their massive play structure including slides, crawl tubes, kiddie kart track, cargo nets, ball canyon, dizzy disc, ball pools and soft play areas.
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum (2 miles)
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum
Located on an island surrounded by river and canal this museum offers you beautiful surroundings plus a working watermill museum and Georgian House to explore. See the waterwheels in action on a tour led by a knowledgeable guide.
Jackrabbits Pottery (3 miles)
is a family and buggy friendly paint your own pottery studio for adults and children of all abilities to explore their creative sides. We supply the relaxed atmosphere plus a wide range of materials and inspiration, just bring your imagination. You can also capture your little oneâs hand or footprints.
Abbey House Museum (3 miles)
Abbey House Museum
Where you can experience the sights and sounds of life in Victorian Leeds in the year 1880! A journey through the carefully recreated streets and houses of Abbey House Museum is a great day out for all the family.
Roundhay Tropical World (3 miles)
Roundhay Tropical World
is home to a number of animals, including; crocodiles, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous meerkat family! There is also a bird collection that includes rare species. The attraction is just three miles north of the city centre.
Temple Newsam (4 miles)
A magnificent Tudor Jacobean mansion set in 1500 acres of scenic parkland, mysterious woodland and one of Europe's largest working Rare Breeds Farms.
Wacky Warehouse - Lawnswood Arms (4 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Lawnswood Arms
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Also has an outdoor play area for the better weather!
Munchkins (4 miles)
Play centre for 0-11s with a three level play structure for older children and a dedicated structure for under 3s.
Jigsaw Gyms (4 miles)
Play centre with a multi sensory play area for children under 1 year old, a dedicated toddler area for 1 – 3 years and a multi level play structure for children aged 4 years and over.
Little Bees Play and Party (4 miles)
Little Bees Play and Party
Featuring 3 play areas for under 11s: the toddler area, the car track, and the main adventure play which includes wavy slide, aerial glide, construction zone and sports area.
Kids Club House Ltd (4 miles)
Kids Club House Ltd
Horsfortth's premier indoor soft play, activity and party venue. A challenging multi-tiered soft play centre, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to 12 years and a contemporary cafe bar. We offer a range of party packages which can be tailored to suit...
Firefly Pottery (5 miles)
Paint your own pottery Horsforth. Relax, have fun and get creative. All ages welcome with a great range of child and adult friendly services. We offer a wonderful environment in which to paint pottery, work with clay and enjoy crafts.
The Depot (5 miles)
Bouldering is rope free low level climbing over safety matting, with induction training to ensure your safety and fun! They offer kids' clubs here for 7s and over.
ArtBug Studio (5 miles)
is an artist-led art studio for children and young people based in Pudsey.
Cottonbudz (5 miles)
Soft play centre and cafe, providing a range of activities and parties for children in a safe, fun and enjoyable environment. Well designed play frame, with a climbing wall and a ball pit. Separate play area for babies.
Jackaboos (5 miles)
Let your kids run wild in a safe, fun and clean environment while you relax with an authentic cappucinno and panini. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Leeds
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (5 miles)
Swithens Farm and Play Barn
Farm site where you can meet and feed the animals, play in the indoor play barn with its 2-level play structure and separate toddler area and enjoy the cafe and farm shop too.
Golden Acre Park (5 miles)
Golden Acre Park
55 hectares of Gardens and mature Woodland surrounding an attractive lake which is home to many species of wildfowl. Adjacent is Breary Marsh Local Nature Reserve, a haven for wildlife.
Battlefield Leeds (6 miles)
Authentic team based combat experience using infrared technology so totally safe and pain free. Exciting, all action outdoor activities for ages 7 and older. A number of scenarios available to play.
Fuzzy Eds at Sun Lofthouse (6 miles)
Fuzzy Eds at Sun Lofthouse
offers it's trademark standard of adventure play with indoor facilities for children up to 4ft 9ins tall, with sliding, climbing, tunnels, bridges and balls. Plus outdoor play for older kids.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (6 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.
Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre (7 miles)
Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre
A Sailing and Activity Centre that offers school holiday programmes for children, and lots of water and land based activities to try out as a family. Activities on offer include rowing, sailing, canoeing, climbing, and off road biking.
Oakwell Hall Country Park (7 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.
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.
Harewood House (7 miles)
You'll find all sorts of activities here for family fun: the Adventure Playground, exotic species in the Bird Garden, dressing up Below Stairs and craft activities, the big problem will be trying to fit it all into one day! One of the best places to visit for family fun and things to do in West Yorkshire...
Eccleshill Pool (7 miles)
Featuring a 20m water slide, diving board, dedicated under 8s' and family sessions plus main pool and learner pool too of course, with swimming lessons available. In summary? WooHoo: water slide!
Rascals Childrens Soft Play Centre (7 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
Sunnybank Play Park (7 miles)
Sunnybank Play Park
Indoor soft play and party place for children up to the age of 11 with a multilevel play frame, cafe and offering parties.
The Barn (7 miles)
Indoor heated Barn on this farm site with a variety of play areas, including ride on tractors, a bouncy castle, large sand pit, and baby soft play.
Bradford Industrial Museum (7 miles)
Bradford Industrial Museum
Museum on the site of a former Worsted Mill complete with mill managers house and several millworker’s terraces. Exhibitions include working textile machinery, steam power, engineering, printing, and motor vehicles, plus a number of temporary exhibitions. Free to visit.
Monkey Maze (7 miles)
Play centre with a genuine 3 dimensional jungle maze, this soft play area will keep your children occupied for hours and with a dedicated area for under 2s, a cafe and party rooms too.
Fuzzy Eds George and Dragon (7 miles)
Fuzzy Eds George and Dragon
Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features, plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
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.
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Stanley Ferry Marina (8 miles)
The Play Station (8 miles)
The Play Station
This is an exciting new indoor play centre for 0 to 12 years which has a large climbing frame and slides, it has a football court and basketball court for the older ones and loads of themed sessions like baking!
Tumble Town Adventure Land (8 miles)
Tumble Town Adventure Land
Play centre strictly for under 8s and aimed at under 6s with a town theme offering role play experiences in the cafe, store, petrol station and car wash, as well as the excitement of the ball pool, slides and aerial ball.
Krazy Kids Adventure World (8 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
Thanks for all the great things to do in Leeds 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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