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Things To Do & Days Out near Selby
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Selby Superbowl (< 1 mile)
Selby Superbowl Not just classic ten pin bowling but also Lazer Tag and Pro Am Karting, plus pool tables, darts board and a well stocked arcade! A true rainy day saver for active families!
Squires Ice Skating Rink (9 miles)
Squires Ice Skating Rink is an ice skating rink here at Squires in Yorkshire. Ice skating for all the family at our ice rink at the cafe in Leeds.
The Fun Run (9 miles)
The Fun Run Indoor play with main frame for the older kids, plus toddler crafts and activity sessions and dedicated toddler area. There's also a special sensory and fibre optic room available for babies and kids with special needs!
Pots and Whatnots (10 miles)
Pots and Whatnots - is a pottery painting studio and gift shop, giving you the opportunity to paint your own piece of pottery using the extensive range of paints and tools provided! Plus selling lovely Fair Trade items.
The Ice Factor (10 miles)
The Ice Factor Glide on the North of Englands largest outdoor ice rink or for those who prefer to watch, there is a raised viewing platform. Part of Yorkshire winter Wonderland that includes a fairground and wintery cafes, restaurants and shops.
Lotherton Hall (11 miles)
Lotherton Hall Beautiful Edwardian Country House with bird garden and red deer park, which the small people really love. Great adventure playground plus picnic areas and nature trails.
Cycle the Solar System (11 miles)
Cycle the Solar System Great added interest on this cycle track from York to Selby where a scale model of the Solar System is spread out along 6.4 miles of the old East Coast main-line railway.
Yorkshire Air Museum (11 miles)
Yorkshire Air Museum Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum and Allied Air Forces Memorial whilst admiring fascinating displays, such as the restored Control Tower, Air Gunners Room, and much more.
Raceway Karting (11 miles)
Raceway Karting Adrenalin packed fun on our indoor circuit for all would be racing drivers aged 7years upwards. Full instruction given, all racewear hire included in price. Exclusive use of circuit for family groups and birthday parties.
York Maze (12 miles)
York Maze is a seasonal family attraction, with mazes galore, sand and water play, slides, rides, shows, games, petting farm, pig racing, fantastic food and great gifts. It's a great day out for the whole family July through September!
Fired Art Designs (12 miles)
Fired Art Designs "Paint your own pottery” studio with over 100 shapes to choose from! Go on the Potters wheel. Make a model from clay. Paint a Tshirt. We have a Craft Club, and offer a variety of party options.
Gravity Trampoline Park (12 miles)
Gravity Trampoline Park is a spacious arena packed with connected trampolines and angled walls to offer a great free jump experience, plus toddler zone, basketball and dodgeball courts, foam landing stunt pit and fitness classes: awesome!
Xplore (12 miles)
Xplore A multi level indoor play facility within Xscape that offers fun and excitement for under 12s in the form of everything springy, bouncy, squashy and slippery! Physical play to entertain and exhaust.
SNO!zone (12 miles)
SNO!zone - home to the UK's longest REAL snow slope, so you can get a kick out of real snow all year round. There is a main slope for experienced slope users and a dedicated lesson slope for beginners or you can try tobogganing with family and friends.
Xscape Yorkshire (12 miles)
Xscape Yorkshire is an indoor entertainment venue that can offer you the ultimate day out. Enjoy meals, skiing, climbing walls, minigolf, shopping and more!
LaserZone (12 miles)
LaserZone Hidden inside Xscape is the vast intergalactic labyrinth of LaserZone: a living computer game played with infra red equipment in an atmospheric arena. Dare you play? Dare you miss out?!
York Castle Museum (12 miles)
York Castle Museum One of Britain's leading museums of everyday life. It shows how people used to live by displaying thousands of household objects recreating rooms, shops, whole streets!
York Dungeon (12 miles)
York Dungeon An intense 70-minute journey into more than 2000 years of York's horrible history, using theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience! Not for young or nervous kids.
Jorvik Viking Centre (12 miles)
Jorvik Viking Centre PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent flood damage, JORVIK Viking Centre is closed until further notice. Planning to re open in SPring 2017! Take hold of the past and explore the excavations which first unearthed the Viking-age city in our brand new exhibitions.
DIG (12 miles)
DIG is a hands-on archaeological adventure giving kids the chance to become trainee ‘diggers’ and discover the most exciting artefacts from 2000 years of York’s history!
York Boat (12 miles)
York Boat Options include sightseeing, lunch and dinner cruises, private hire, self drive motor boats, disco cruises and Christmas cruises.
Yorks Chocolate Story (12 miles)
Yorks Chocolate Story Includes a tour, a tasting, museum, demonstrations and a virtual chocolate factory. With new Chocolate Making Station in the Factory Zone!
York Chocolate and Sweet Treasure Trail (12 miles)
York Chocolate and Sweet Treasure Trail Explore the wonderful world of chocolate and sweets in York with this self guided detective themed Treasure Trail. As you follow the Trail route, hunt around York for the answers as to who committed the chocolatey crime!
Barley Hall (13 miles)
Barley Hall is a reconstructed medieval townhouse in the city of York. With our latest exhibition; Power and Glory in the time of Henry VIII, there is plenty for kids to enjoy.
National Railway Museum (13 miles)
National Railway Museum For big trains, bigger rides and the biggest day out, come to York, to the world's largest railway museum. Explore our three giant halls for a complete family experience packed full of incredible trains and interactive fun. Discover the fascinating story of the train.
Monkey Maze (13 miles)
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.
Curious About York (13 miles)
Curious About York Explore, discover and enjoy the fabulous Roman city of York in a different way: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep everyone intrigued and amused. Buy or instantly download our booklet and then get Curious About York…
Yorkshire Museum (13 miles)
Yorkshire Museum With archaeology, geology, biology and astronomy collections on view you won't run out of things to look at!
York Minster (13 miles)
York Minster One of the world's most magnificent cathedrals, with foundations rooted in the nation's earliest history. When you have entered the Minster you may be able to join a free guided tour with one of their volunteer Guides
Megaplay Leeds (13 miles)
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.
Yorkshire Museum of Farming (13 miles)
Yorkshire Museum of Farming 16 acres of parkland dedicated to Yorkshire's farming past, includes livestock pens with lots of animals, adventure playground, toy tractors, and more! Museum displays include child friendly interactives. Costumed interpreters are on site daily in the summer holidays.
Derwent Valley Light Railway (13 miles)
Derwent Valley Light Railway is a heritage railway providing train rides in which the whole family can participate. The railway on Murton Park is coupled with Yorkshire Museum of Farming with its indoor museums, outdoor Viking Village, nature trail, animals and swingpark.
Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio (13 miles)
Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio - is a well established paint your own pottery studio situated in the heart of York ( 2 mins walk from the minster!). Children of all ages can pop in to paint for a fun and creative experience. Whether you would like to paint a frog, a gnome or a plant pot for grandad, we will have something for you!
Pirate Cove Adventure Golf (13 miles)
Pirate Cove Adventure Golf is an outdoor 12-hole pirate themed adventure golf course for families. Based at Kingswood Golf Centre in Hatfield, Doncaster.
Diggerland Yorkshire (13 miles)
Diggerland Yorkshire is The Ultimate Adventure Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full size construction machinery. Now exclusive to Diggerland Yorkshire is the indoor, purpose built Kart World!
Energi Trampoline Park York (14 miles)
Energi Trampoline Park York is an indoor trampoline park in York featuring dodgeball, basketball, gymnastics, assault course, cafe and party rooms! As well as Family sessions, they run toddler sessions for under 5s, friendly sessions for children with additional needs, and parent-free teen discos.
Crazy Tykes (14 miles)
Crazy Tykes is a 7,000 sq foot indoor soft play centre with a clean and bright area, lovely staff, ball shower and ball pool slides too and a football pitch. We host parties of all different kinds for 2 hours. Stop for lunch with friends.
Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre (14 miles)
Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre Outdoor activity centre offering land and water based activities including kayaking, canoeing, climbing, dinghy sailing, windsurfing, and more. Fully trained staff are on hand at all times to provide help, reassurance, and advice. Family canoes available. Parties catered for.
York MotorSports Village (14 miles)
York MotorSports Village is a race themed indoor Go karting centre and proud winners of The Visit York Tourism Awards: Visitor Attraction of the Year 2014 (under 50,000 visitors). We have a wide selection of racing packages to suit all ages 4+.
Wacky Warehouse - Flying Legends (15 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Flying Legends Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Tenpin York (15 miles)
Tenpin York is a bowling centre located in the Clifton Moor Centre. We have 28 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
Sector 7 Laser (15 miles)
Sector 7 Laser Are you a good shot? Yeah? Good. How about when you're in the swirling, smoking, UV lit weirdness of an alien planet with the aforementioned aliens firing laser beams at you? Hmm? How about now!?
The Play Pit (15 miles)
The Play Pit Multi level 'outdoors' themed indoor play facility, offering a soft obstacle adventure up above the parents' tables and featuring all the classics and a few surprises.
Air Kings Trampoline Park (15 miles)
Air Kings Trampoline Park is an indoor urban playground for all ages and abilities, packed with wall to wall trampolines, twin lane Basketballs, separate Dodgeball Court and a huge Airbag. We have a great onsite Cafe too!
The Web Adventure Park (15 miles)
The Web Adventure Park Indoor and outdoor adventure fun: huge sand and water play area, netted climbing forest, ride-ons, den building and construction zone, jungle bridge, wacky swings and role play area! Plus Animal Zone and two amazing Ropes courses - Wired and Summit!
Creepy Crawlies Adventure Playsite (15 miles)
Creepy Crawlies Adventure Playsite Great indoor incorporating baby and toddler areas, Sports Arena, disco area, and a huge play frame for over fives with Spooky Caves, Mirror Maze, role play areas and construction.
Play Away (16 miles)
Play Away Play feature highlights include giant piano mat and hide lego blocks, interactive games and all the classics besides like slides, bridges and balls! Plus a bowling alley and a swimming pool too!
Burnby Hall Gardens (16 miles)
Burnby Hall Gardens Glorious grounds and gardens with Europe's largest collection of water lilies spread over the lakes. During the summer you can catch outdoor concerts and regular events such as falconry displays and the children's fun day every Wednesday in the holidays!
Fired Art Ceramic Studio (16 miles)
Fired Art Ceramic Studio Fired Art is a paint your own pottery studio based in the historic market town of Pocklington, situated only 20 minutes from the City Walls of York. Something for every age from pottery painting, clay building or throwing a pot on a potters wheel to art clubs and much more!
Temple Newsam (16 miles)
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.