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Family Days Out near to Leeds
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Leeds City Museum (< 1 mile)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
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 miles)
Leeds
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 2,500 objects on display in 6 galleries plus Jester Yard play area and crossbow shooting gallery!
Pole Position Indoor Karting (1 miles)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
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
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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
Thackray Museum 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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
Middleton Railway 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)
Leeds
Jungle Kids 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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
Jackrabbits Pottery 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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
Roundhay Tropical World Tropical World at Roundhay Park Leeds is one of the UK's most popular garden tourist attractions and home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens.
Temple Newsam (4 miles)
Leeds
Temple Newsam 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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
Munchkins Play centre for under 10s with a three level play structure for older children and a dedicated structure for under 3s.
Jigsaw Gyms (4 miles)
Leeds
Jigsaw Gyms features a delightful multi sensory play area for babies, a dedicated toddler area for 1 to 3 year olds and a large multi level play structure for children aged 4 and over. Sweet!
Little Bees Play and Party (4 miles)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
Firefly Pottery 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)
Leeds
The Depot 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.
The Rainbow Factory (5 miles)
Leeds
The Rainbow Factory is a storytelling-themed activity centre which aims to inspire a love of reading. It encourages youngsters to explore their imagination through crafts and other creative adventures.
ArtBug Studio (5 miles)
Stanningley
ArtBug Studio - is an artist-led art studio for children and young people based in Pudsey.
Cottonbudz (5 miles)
Leeds
Cottonbudz 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)
Leeds
Jackaboos 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 with kids.
Swithens Farm and Play Barn (5 miles)
Leeds
Swithens Farm and Play Barn Visit and feed the happy beasties on the Open Farm, play on the cool stuff in the play barn, bottle feed the spring lambs and milk a wooden cow! Lots to do and see, great for young kids' fun in Leeds!
Golden Acre Park (5 miles)
Leeds
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)
Leeds
Battlefield Leeds 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)
Wakefield
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)
Batley
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park Free to visit this fascinating museum is housed in a Gothic mansion within 36 acres of park and woodland with lots of play equipment outside and lots to see inside too. Win!
Oakwell Hall Country Park (7 miles)
Batley
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)
Bradford
The Playbarn 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)
Leeds
Harewood House 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...
Megaplay Leeds (7 miles)
Leeds
Megaplay Leeds An indoor play centre providing kids the chance to play, learn, explore and party in a safe, stimulating environment. Our large play structures, sports zone, interactive play equipment and motorised toys ensure children get a different play experience every visit.
Eccleshill Pool (7 miles)
Bradford
Eccleshill Pool 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)
Batley
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
Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre (7 miles)
Leeds
Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre 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.
The Barn (7 miles)
Leeds
The Barn Great for small kids you've got an indoor beach play area, ride on tractor track and maxi map activity zone with wheeled toys.
Bradford Industrial Museum (7 miles)
Bradford
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)
Leeds
Monkey Maze 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)
Bradford
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)
Cleckheaton
Red House 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)
Bradford
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)
Wakefield
Wacky Warehouse - Stanley Ferry Marina Historic waterside pub with great indoor play facilities including a toddler and baby zone and good disabled access throughout.
The Play Station (8 miles)
Ossett
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)
Leeds
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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