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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dent

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 527 fun things to do in Dent for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 361 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dent day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Dent with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

  1. Stalactites in White Scar Cave in Ingleton

    White Scar Cave

    Ingleton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Starting 350 million years ago, and continuing into the twenty-first century, the history of White Scar Cave is an intriguing mixture of ancient and...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 7.7 miles from Dent
  2. Waterfall at Ingleton Waterfalls Trail in Ingleton

    Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

    Ingleton

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Ingleton Waterfalls Trail is divided into nine main areas, each with its own distinct geological features and associated plant life. Highlights inclu...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 8.5 miles from Dent
  3. Swimming pool at Ingleton Open Air Heated Swimming Pool

    Ingleton Open Air Heated Swimming Pool

    Ingleton

    LidosLidos

    Ingleton Open Air Heated Swimming Pool is an idyllic place to swim that is open seasonally between the end of May and the beginning of September. The...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 8.5 miles from Dent
  4. People riding horses at Stone Trail Riding Centre in Kirkby Stephen

    Stone Trail Riding Centre

    Kirkby Stephen

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    BHS approved Stone Trail Riding Centre offer a pleasing choice of differing length rides from an hour to a full day, as well as long-distance trail r...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 9.5 miles from Dent
  5. Woman horse riding on Pennine Bridleway National Trail in Kirkby Stephen

    Pennine Bridleway National Trail

    Kirkby Stephen

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Pennine Bridleway National Trail is the only National Trail that was designed specifically to be used by horse riders, but also offers a fantastic ch...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 9.5 miles from Dent
  6. Inside view Ingleborough Cave in Clapham

    Ingleborough Cave

    Clapham

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Ingleborough Cave recently celebrated 175 years of entrancing its many visitors with an awe inspiring range of stunning cave formations, imposing cav...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 10.3 miles from Dent
  7. Boy at Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes

    Dales Countryside Museum

    Hawes

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The charming Dales Countryside Museum tells the story of the local folk and landscape of the Yorkshire Dales from deep past up to present times, and...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 10.8 miles from Dent
  8. Visitors on Leap of Faith at Live For Today Adventures Kendal

    Live For Today Adventures Kendal

    Kendal

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Live For Today Adventures at The Castle Green Hotel is an Outdoor Activity centre 5 minutes from Kendal. Do you ever worry that your children are alw...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 11.3 miles from Dent
  9. Alpacas at Lakeland Maze and Farm Park in Kendal

    Lakeland Maze Farm Park

    Kendal

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    If you’re lucky enough to live near the Lake District, or you’re enjoying a holiday call in to Lakeland Maze Farm Park. Winner of the Maize Maze of t...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 11.5 miles from Dent
  10. Ruins of Kendal Castle on Curious About Kendal trail

    Curious About Kendal

    Kendal

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Curious About Kendal is a unique way to explore this bustling Cumbrian town. The two walks can be enjoyed separately, or joined together if you want...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 12.2 miles from Dent
  11. Kids painting at Pandemonium Pots in Kendal

    Pandemonium Pots

    Kendal

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    For the perfect rainy day activity, or any day come to think of it, get crafty with paint and pottery at Pandemonium Pots. The idea is simple: you’ll...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 12.3 miles from Dent
  12. Family at Climb 365 in Lake District

    Climb 365

    Lake District

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Climb 365 offer family adventure days which are specifically designed around the ages, abilities and needs of your family. It allows you to design yo...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 12.3 miles from Dent
  13. People climbing at Lakeland Climbing Centre in Kendal

    Lakeland Climbing Centre

    Kendal

    ClimbingClimbing

    Whether they’re first-timers or seasoned pros, Lakeland Climbing Centre is a great way to get your kids active and up on the wall! Kids are free to g...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 12.4 miles from Dent
  14. Steam trains at Stainmore Railway Company Ltd in Kirkby Stephen

    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd

    Kirkby Stephen

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Stainmore Railway Company Ltd has loads of different locomotives to check out, including one from the National Railway Museum Collection. There is a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 13.4 miles from Dent
  15. Entrance to Lakeland Wildlife Oasis in Milnthorpe

    Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

    Milnthorpe

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Get up close with nature at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis. Venture through the tropical halls where bats, butterflies and birds fly freely, become a zookee...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 13.4 miles from Dent
  16. Goat at Greenlands Farm Village in Carnforth

    Greenlands Farm Village

    Carnforth

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Greenlands Farm Village is all about bringing people together to enjoy some of life's simple pleasures.  It is completely free to come and explore th...

    2 star rating Rating 2/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 14.1 miles from Dent
  17. Fell End Nature Reserve

    Fell End Nature Reserve

    Milnthorpe

    National ParksNational Parks

    Enjoy a good family day out in nature? Then Fell End Nature Reserve is a great place for you to visit! Go for a leisurely stroll through the reserve...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 14.1 miles from Dent
  18. Outside view of Leighton Hall in Carnforth

    Leighton Hall

    Carnforth

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Leighton Hall near Carnforth, is the family home of the famous Gillow furniture making family. Famous for its' Objects d'art and stunning pieces of G...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 15.3 miles from Dent
  19. Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

    Settle Treasure Hunt Trail

    Settle

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Pick out a pirate name and with a yo ho ho, join the hunt for buried loot on the Settle Treasure Hunt Trail. Salty sea dogs, young and old, will have...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 16.1 miles from Dent
  20. The Scarborough Spa Express Train passes countryside

    The Scarborough Spa Express

    Carnforth

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    While there are plenty of differing trips available, the charming vintage steam engines at the Scarborough Spa Express are perfect for a family trip,...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 16.9 miles from Dent

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