20 Best Things To Do In Yorkshire Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Yorkshire

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One of the rides at Lightwater Valley in Ripon

Lightwater Valley

  • Ripon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Who fancies a thrill ride on flying swings? What about meeting modern-day dinosaurs, or simply enjoying a lazy day aboard the Eagle's Creek Farm trac...

Girl on soft play bridge at Middlesbrough Sports Village

Middlesbrough Sports Village

  • Middlesbrough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

If sports are your thing, Middlesbrough Sports Village is the place to go! Nothing will stop you from staying active and having fun, even the tempera...

Fawn at Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre in Thirsk

Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre

  • Thirsk
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Monk Park Farm Visitor centre is one of ‘Yorkshire’s best places to visit.’ Situated in the heart of Herriot country, on the edge of the North York M...

Toddler soft play area at Twiggys Play in Thirsk

Twiggys Play

  • Thirsk
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Twiggy's Play is a 4000 square foot indoor play centre in Thirsk, themed on the wonderful Yorkshire Countryside. Nestling in the shadows of our own W...

The Painting Pottery Yard overview

The Painting Pottery Yard

  • Thirsk
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Love doing arts and crafts with your kids? Head to The Painting Pottery Yard, no matter the weather, and enjoy a relaxing pottery painting session fo...

Families at Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool

Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool offers a warm swim in the open air. The pool, together with the Recreation Ground, is currently in the early stages o...

Fountain and Laburnum at Helmsley Walled Garden

Helmsley Walled Garden

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Fancy a relaxing walk in the park? Or maybe a family picnic in a beautiful location? You can do this and much more at Helmsley Walled Garden. Explore...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Helmsley Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a mystery? Especially one with a medieval castle in the mix! Join the hunt on the Helmsley Mystery Treasure Trail. On your hunt for...

View of the sea on Cleveland Way National Trail in Helmsley

Cleveland Way National Trail

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cleveland Way National Trail follows a horseshoe shaped line around much of the lovely North York Moor National Park, with a variety of habitats to e...

York Chocolate and Sweet Treasure Trail

York Chocolate and Sweet Treasure Trail

  • York
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Get out and explore a different side of York with the York Chocolate and Sweet self-guided themed treasure trail! Suitable for all ages, this trail i...

Spilmans

Spilmans

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Who doesn’t love a day out in the fresh country air? Well, head over to Spilmans (May - October), a pick your own farm with a play barn for little ad...

Owl flying at Falconry UK in Thirsk

Falconry UK5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Thirsk
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Falconry UK is set in a beautiful country garden and gives you a great chance to experience the excitement and thrills of falconry. If you have ever...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Northallerton

  • Northallerton
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Crack codes and see the sights on the Hunt Fun Northallerton trail. It’s a great way to get the family outside and working together. Begin by grabbin...

Mascot on slide at Kidzplay Northallerton

Kidzplay Northallerton

  • Northallerton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kidzplay's exciting mainframe offers a large 4 lane wavy slide providing great entertainment for the children, ride ons, ball pools, sports courts, a...

Outside view of Nunnington Hall in York

Nunnington Hall

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Nunnington Hall Nestled on the quiet banks of the River Rye, you and yours can enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful Yorkshire manor house and it's...

Golf ball at Stokesley Golf Range in Middlesbrough

Stokesley Golf Range

  • Middlesbrough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Stokesley Golf Range is the North East's premier family golf facility suitable for all ages and abilities. The 12-hole crazy golf course is a great w...

Falcons at York Bird of Prey Centre in Huby

York Bird of Prey Centre

  • Easingwold
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

York Bird of Prey Centre is fantastic for nature lovers as you have the chance to get really close to these stunning birds, most of which have been h...

Lavender fields at Yorkshire Lavender in York

Yorkshire Lavender

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Yorkshire Lavender is Yorkshire's Premier Triple Award-Winning Lavender Farm, Lavender Gardens and Specialist Plant Nursery set in a spectacular hill...

Kune Kune Pig at Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm in Bedale

Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bedale
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

For an authentic, hands-on farming experience visit Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm. Get the chance to hold and feed animals such as chinchillas, goats...

Exhibition at Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum in Great Ayton

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

  • Great Ayton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Having been awarded a Lottery Grant in 2012 the Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum has been completely modernised and now features interactive displays a...

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