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!
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
One of Sheffield's favourite Indoor Play Centres. Here at Megakidz we are well known for our friendly atmosphere, relaxing environment and excellent facilities for both parents and their children. It's a place where your cheeky monkeys can run wild!
The Fire and Police Museum (< 1 mile)
The Fire and Police Museum
Come face to face with some of the most amazing vehicles and exhibits around!
Feel as if you're in the thick of the action and adventure, with the sights and sounds of the Fire and Police Museum Sheffield,
Just for Kids (< 1 mile)
Just for Kids
indoor fun centre with rollerblading, bouncy castle, tube slide and a large toddlers' play area - ring for more details
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)
Offers over 200 routes, 70% of which are from F5a to F7a. Over 1,100 sqm of climbing walls. Regular clubs for children starting at age 7.
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.
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 brought to life by fascinating histories, incredible facts and hands-on interactives.
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)
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.
Ice Sheffield National Ice Centre (2 miles)
Ice Sheffield National Ice Centre
Ice Sheffield is totally committed to catering for the interests and aspirations of the whole community - offering recreational skating, learn to skate sessions, children's birthday parties and ice disco sessions
Aerial Extreme (2 miles)
Join us for a unique, fun-packed experience on our Adventure Ropes Course located at iceSheffield! Suitable for all and no experience necessary. The outdoors has never been this much fun, so what are you waiting for?
The Climbing Works (2 miles)
The Climbing Works
The World's biggest and best dedicated bouldering centre with dedicated kid's bouldering area, climbing classes for children, beginners and improvers. Good idea if you're looking for fun family days out in 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.
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.
Fastlane Bowl (3 miles)
Eleven lane bowling centre with a licensed bar and food served all day.
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.
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. It's not just bowling: It's Superbowling!
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.
The Painted Teapot (5 miles)
The Painted Teapot
- is a pot painting studio. Pottery Painting is a fun, creative and engaging activity for all ages. We have a large range of pottery to choose from and you donât even have to be artistic. We have books, stamps, tracing paper, and staff full of ideas to help you.
Camelot Play Castle (5 miles)
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.
Wacky Warehouse - Story Teller (6 miles)
Wacky Warehouse - Story Teller
- has a purpose built indoor play structure which leaves children to run themselves ragged for a couple of hours - leaving the adults to chill!!!
Hullablloos (7 miles)
- Sheffield's premier kids indoor play centre with soft play areas, ball pools, slides, bridges and much more.
Simply Skate (7 miles)
Public and inline skating rinks, bouncy castle, cafe and more.
Aston Springs Farm (7 miles)
Aston Springs Farm
Small family run farmyard and farm shop where you can feed hungry goats, pet Dolly the lamb or throw corn to their rare breed chickens.
Rother Valley Country Park (7 miles)
Rother Valley Country Park
Country Park with land and water activities for all ages and abilities. Events all year. Activity centre offering; family rowing and pedal boats, water zorbing, sailing, windsurfing, canoes, single scull rowing boats, cycle hire and archery for groups. For refreshments bring your own picnic, eat in the cafe or have an ice cream.
BBQ's are permitted in the park as long as they are off the ground.
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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