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.
1st Bowl Leeds (< 1 mile)
1st 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. See full listing for details.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (1 miles)
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
Do you like trains? Or are you a fashionista who wants to know how cloth and clothes are made? They seem like opposite ends of the spectrum, but Armley Mills used to be the biggest woollen mill in the world and the goods were transported around the globe by train. 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 are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Thackray Museum (1 miles)
Visit the award-winning Thackray Museum for a lively and fun day out for everyone. From a Victorian operating theatre to the wonders of modern surgery, the museum's galleries, collections and interactive displays bring to life the history of medicine.
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.
The Leeds Wall (2 miles)
The Leeds Wall
Climbing Centre with a wide range of climbing routes and bouldering and with the Lizards Club for under 18s and Birthday Parties too.
Middleton Railway (2 miles)
The oldest working railway in the world. A working Accredited Museum of standard gauge industrial steam and diesel locomotives. 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 to where the Middleton Coal Mines once were.
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.
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
You will discover snakes, spiders, Meerkats and Lemurs along with many unusual topical insects as you go through the tropical island. And outside gorgeous parkland to enjoy.
Temple Newsham (4 miles)
A magnificent Tudor Jacobean mansion set in 1500 acres of scenic parkland, mysterious woodland and Europe's largest working Rare Breeds Farm.
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.
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.
Whoops A Daisies (4 miles)
Whoops A Daisies
is a large multi storey soft play structure with an abundance of fun things to do, specifically designed for children under 4ft 10”.
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
Horsforthâs 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 0-12 years and a contemporary cafe bar. We offer a range of party packages which can be tailored to suit your needs.
The Depot (5 miles)
Bouldering is a fantastic way for children to exercise along with having a great time and making new friends. They offer kids' clubs here so 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.
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
Playdayz Ltd (5 miles)
Fabulous playcentre with soft play area designed for babies, a toddler area, and a disco area and main play area designed for the over 5's.
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.
Fuzzy Eds (6 miles)
Especially designed to entertain children from toddler to around 10 years old, older children can use their very safe outdoor play area. Set beside a pub.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (6 miles)
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park
Museum set in 36 acres of parkland and woodland with lots of play equipment for the kids outside and lots to see inside too.
Oakwell Hall Country Park (6 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.
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 with kids.
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!
The Big Swing Adventure Playground (7 miles)
The Big Swing Adventure Playground
This is an open access adventure playground for children aged 5-16 with the biggest swing in the North of England, a Zipwire, sunken trampolines, jumping tower and big slide plus traditional play, experiences and learning opportunities.
Eccleshill Pool (7 miles)
Leisure centre with a main pool, learner pool, 20m slide and diving boards as well as a gym with family access.
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.
Polka Dot Kids Ltd (7 miles)
Polka Dot Kids Ltd
Kids can play, learn and explore in the play structure which features a dual 4m wavy slide, a football/ basketball pitch, car track and cargo nets. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in West Yorkshire with kids
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-based activities to try out as a family.
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.
Bradford Industrial Museum (7 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.
Tiddley Peeps (7 miles)
Indoor play centre in Bradford - The main play area is great and there is also a separate baby area which has plenty of toys
Fuzzy Eds George and Dragon (7 miles)
Fuzzy Eds George and Dragon
Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and 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
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Stanley Ferry Marina (8 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Stanley Ferry Marina
- the usual Wacky setup, have a sit down and a well deserved nice cup of tea, while the kids run round like loons in the great indoor play centre - lovely!!
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.
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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