Ponds Forge (< 1 mile)
Come down and make a splash at Ponds Forge leisure pool! Whizz through the 2 flumes, float along the lazy river or jump through the big waves. There is also a smaller fun pool, for parent and toddler swimming!
Curious About Sheffield (< 1 mile)
Curious About Sheffield
is a unique experience: 2 treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this historic ‘steel’ city. Buy or download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Quasar Sheffield (< 1 mile)
Painless bruise-less laser tag, the gentler way to get the thrills of shoot 'em ups in a live action role play setting.
Skate Central of Sheffield (< 1 mile)
Skate Central of Sheffield
Why not go and visit the rink that still maintains good old-fashioned family values? Varied sessions, extra sessions during school holidays.
Megakidz Indoor Play Centre (< 1 mile)
Megakidz Indoor Play Centre
are well known for our friendly atmosphere, relaxing environment and excellent facilities for both parents and their under 8s. It's a place where your cheeky monkeys can run wild!
Kelham Island Museum (< 1 mile)
Kelham Island Museum
Immerse yourselves in the sights and sounds of industrial Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution and follow the growth of the city through the Victorian Era and two world wars to see how steelmaking forged both the City of today and the world!
Foundry Climbing (< 1 mile)
Regular clubs for children and adults offering instruction in indoor climbing. Also birthday parties, taster sessions and school/youth groups.
The Edge Climbing Centre (< 1 mile)
The Edge Climbing Centre
An ideal way to get children interested in an adventure sport and a great and exciting way to exercise with the family. It's all set in a friendly environment and there is something for everyone from 7 years and up.
Norfolk Heritage Park (1 miles)
Norfolk Heritage Park
30 Hectares of Green Flag Award Winning Victorian Park with playgrounds for under 8s and over 8s, lots of sports pitches, and the Centre in The Park with a Cafe.
The House Skatepark (1 miles)
The House Skatepark
A great facility for skating only, no bikes, with classic features to train on and its all wood floors, so no concrete scars! If you're under 12 you will need an adult to stay with you.
Weston Park Museum (1 miles)
Weston Park Museum
Children and adults will love the animated new displays, specially designed to delight even our littlest explorers. From Egyptian Mummies, to a traditional butchers shop. From Snowy the polar bear, to living ants and bees. The citys amazing collections of beautiful, varied and unusual treasures will be...
Parkwood Karting (1 miles)
Junior karting is ideal for children aged 8 years or older looking to get started in karting or progress their racing skills. They give tuition to new drivers to ensure they drive safely and correctly.
Ski Village Sheffield (2 miles)
Playtime (2 miles)
Play centre with a 3 tier play structure, slides, a spooky maze, ball pools and an indoor bouncy castle plus a cafe and exclusive parties a speciality.
The Play Arena (2 miles)
The Play Arena
An exciting family entertainment centre with a wide range of activities which will appeal to the whole family, from babies to adults, whatever the weather. At 18,000 square feet the venue is the largest in Sheffield. There is both indoor and outdoor play equipment.
Aerial Extreme Sheffield (2 miles)
Aerial Extreme Sheffield
is a high ropes adventure course involving a series of challenging obstacles set at varying heights above the ground. You'll find yourself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, swinging logs and balance beams, plus many more!
Ice Sheffield National Ice Centre (2 miles)
Tots to Tens Play Centre (2 miles)
Tots to Tens Play Centre
Hide in the ball pool, crawl through the tunnels, build castles with the bricks, whiz down the slide, and find the secret dark room. There is something for everyone at Tots to Tens.
Endcliffe Park (2 miles)
15 hectares of open space, woodland, ponds and river with a large play park to boot make this a popular family day out.
The Climbing Works (2 miles)
The Climbing Works
Europe's biggest and best dedicated bouldering centre with a dedicated kid's bouldering facility called The Mini Works. Climbing classes for children, beginners and improvers. Good idea if you're looking for fun family days out in S.Yorkshire.
Hollywood Bowl Sheffield (2 miles)
Hollywood Bowl Sheffield
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Monkey Bizness (2 miles)
- the premier family entertainment centre, where kids can be kidz. With separate play areas for 0-2, 2-5 and 5-12 year olds. The family entertainment centre has a huge triple pyramid design frame including our massive cannon arena featuring our new super canon.
Graves Park (2 miles)
Something for everyone including ancient woodland, playgrounds, sports fields, cafe, tennis courts, lakes, golf course and a cricket oval. Perhaps Graves Park’s greatest asset is its Animal Farm, home to Highland Cattle, Sheep, Donkeys, Goats, Pigs, Deer, Ducks, Chickens, Rabbits, Chinchillas and more.
Jungle Mania Play Centre (2 miles)
Jungle Mania Play Centre
Roar like a lion as you slide down our super fast 4 lane astra slide or get dizzy on the spiral slide, climb cargo nets and tumble towers, swing from the bish bags, crawl through tunnels and squeeze through the spiders web.
Kidz Krazy House Limited (2 miles)
Kidz Krazy House Limited
8000 square foot of play adventure with a two level play frame, lots of soft play blocks to build into dens and climb over, a cafe and parties.
1st Bowl Sheffield (3 miles)
1st Bowl Sheffield
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Budding Picassos Ceramic Cafe (3 miles)
Budding Picassos Ceramic Cafe
is a bright and airy paint your own pottery studio in Sheffield. We have lots of great gadgets and tools, and friendly, helpful staff to make creating your own ceramic masterpiece easy! We have also been told we serve the best hot chocolate ever!
Planet Pot (3 miles)
Pottery painting for both children and adults. Come and paint from our great selection from Cup Cakes to Plates, Egg Cups to cereal bowls. You can bring your own food or enjoy some of the buns and hot drinks we have on offer.
Tiger Play (3 miles)
Play structures in Meadowhall Shopping Centre with three different sections - baby, toddler and multi-level junior play frame.
Fastlane Bowl (3 miles)
Eleven lane bowling centre with a licensed bar and food served all day.
Fired Arts Craft Cafe (3 miles)
Fired Arts Craft Cafe
Paint a pot, make a mosaic or decorate using Decopatch ... if you fancy getting all creative and crafty, this could be for you.
Millhouses Park (3 miles)
13 hectares of Green Flag Award Winning parkland with Splash! Water Play plus large play park, riverside, woodland and plenty of space to run around.
Castaways Cove (3 miles)
Spread over 7500 sq ft with separate zones to discover and a multi level soft play climbing cage, themed on a large sailing vessel with huge cascading sales filling the roof space!
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet (4 miles)
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is a unique eighteenth century industrial works. Complete the activity trail to catch a glimpse of life at home and at work at a rural scythe and steelworks dating back to the 18th century. Also close by is Abbeydale Miniature Railway.
Forward for Kids (4 miles)
Forward for Kids
Play and party centre with separate play areas for babies, toddlers and juniors up to the age of 9 years.
Magna Science Adventure Centre (4 miles)
Magna Science Adventure Centre
Power your imagination at Magna; the UK's first Science Adventure Centre and explore the four elements of fire, air, earth and water. Home to 'Sci-Tek' the largest science and technology playground in Europe, and Aqua-Tek the UK's largest outdoor water play area.
Wacky Warehouse - Chequers (5 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Chequers
- 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!!
Superbowl 2000 Rotherham (5 miles)
Superbowl 2000 Rotherham
With classic tenpin bowling, arcade games and fruit machines for adults and kids, why not come and enjoy a thrilling family day out.
Hydra Kids (5 miles)
3 zones for differing age groups, each offering physical, mental and imaginative challenges with a high standard of classic adventure soft play equipment.
Boston Castle and Park (5 miles)
Boston Castle and Park
Enjoy a day out at Boston Castle and Park. This family friendly venue has lots to offer for children. Daily activities include a craft activity cart, dressing up, jigsaws and trails.
The Painted Teapot (5 miles)
The Painted Teapot
The Painted Teapot is the perfect day out to fuel your creative juices. We are an amazing venue for a family fun filled afternoon out and perfect for all ages from aged 1 to 100. Our fabulous staff will be on hand to help you with hints, tips and inspiration for you to create your masterpiece, which will be...
Camelot Play Castle (5 miles)
Camelot Play Castle
Multi level castle themed adventure play structure with slides, ball pit, plus toddler zone party areas.
Cliffe Park (6 miles)
Popular with families this park has plenty of space and a large play area with traditional equipment plus an enclosed sand pit area, table tennis table, crazy golf and an internet cafe.
Kidz Kingdom Play and Party Centre (6 miles)
Kidz Kingdom Play and Party Centre
Offers indoor and outdoor play with multi level play structures, interactive play features and classic activities from climbing and sliding to tunnelling through the ball pit. Dedicated baby area.
Clifton Park (6 miles)
Lovely green space with several adventure play areas, crazy golf and a mini funfair! Also has tennis courts and bowling greens available for you to hire, plus a seasonal water play area.
Clifton Park Museum (6 miles)
Clifton Park Museum
One of the most modern and user-friendly Museums in the country, the twice nominated Museum of the year features famous exhibits such as Nelson the Lion and the breath-taking Rhinoceros Vase. Plus Lion's Den children's play area.
Rotherham Leisure Complex (6 miles)
Rotherham Leisure Complex
Leisure pool with shallow entry and aqua flume water slide plus standard swimming pool and a smaller parent child pool.
High Sports Rotherham (6 miles)
High Sports Rotherham
Indoor Climbing Centre with opportunities for the smaller climber - ring for more details. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with children
Runaround Play Centre (6 miles)
Runaround Play Centre
A fantastic playcentre for kids complete with large play frame, 4 lane Astra Slide, Spiral Slide, Ball Cannons, Large Sports Arena, Traverse Climbing Wall and separate Toddlers Area with interactive touch screen TV and ball fountain.
Aston Springs Farm (6 miles)
Aston Springs Farm
is a farm which includes a farm trail with animals such as pigs, deer and donkeys. A farm shop sells produce reared on the farm and a family restaurant serves it too.
Thanks for all the great things to do in Sheffield 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 South Yorkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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