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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Acklam

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 595 fun things to do in Acklam for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 413 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Acklam 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 Acklam 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!

Find your perfect day out

A group of kids at go ape in the rain

Go Ape Dalby

  • Pickering
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Calling all apes! If you’re ready to brave the heights of the York Moors - challenging your strength, speed and nerve - Go Ape Dalby is the day out w...

Kids making crafts at Make N Take Ceramics in York

Make 'N' Take Ceramics

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Enjoy a little creative escape for you and your kids at Make n Take Ceramics in York. Explore your artistic side -  build with clay, grab some colour...

Walking path at Jubilee Park Fangfoss

Jubilee Park Fangfoss

  • Fangfoss
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Jubilee Park is a something of a local labour of love, with fund raising largely undertaken by the area's community and some of it built by them too....

Soft play slide at Captain Barneys in Malton

Captain Barneys

  • Malton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Captain Barney's is a barrel load of fun! With lots of levels to explore and slides to dive down, it's oceans of fun for all our ship mates. Bash pas...

Handprints at Peagreen Pottery in Malton

Peagreen Pottery

  • Malton
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Peagreen Pottery Peagreen Pottery has a large range of pots to paint from dinosaurs to princess carriages, mugs, plates and bowls, something for all...

PYO Strawberries at The Balloon Tree Farmshop & Cafe in York

The Balloon Tree Farmshop & Cafe

  • York
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Fresh fruit, farm animals and a fun playground for the little ones - The Balloon Tree Farmshop & Cafe is a great place to visit on your day out w...

Outside view of Castle Howard in York

Castle Howard

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Visit Castle Howard and have fun exploring 1,000 acres of parkland and gardens; jump on the land train to the Great Lake for boat trips and our adven...

Girls under tent at The Yorkshire Arboretum in Ganthorpe

The Yorkshire Arboretum

  • Ganthorpe
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

The Yorkshire Arboretum is an ideal place for families, with a woodland playground, trails and walks. Throughout the summer, there are a range of fan...

Poppy field at Eden Camp in Malton

Eden Camp5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Malton
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A visit to this unique and multi-award winning Modern History Theme Museum, Eden Camp, is both entertaining and educational, and will appeal to all a...

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...

Lilies on pond at Burnby Hall Gardens in Pocklington

Burnby Hall Gardens

  • Pocklington
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

While children are welcomed at Burnby Hall Gardens at any time, every Wednesday during the Summer Holidays is dedicated to them and offers extra fun...

Piglets Adventure Farm Park

Piglets Adventure Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Towthorpe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Meet, pet and feed goats, cows, donkeys and of course - pigs. Make sure to stop by the Piglet Maternity Ward to see expectant mums and their piglets....

Golf course at Crazy Golf @ York Golf Range

York Golf Range

  • York
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Fancy a quick game of mini golf in York? Play a round at the crazy golf course at York Golf Range. Face many obstacles, including loop-the-loop and w...

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...

Gardens at Scampston Hall & Walled Garden in Malton

Scampston Hall & Walled Garden

  • Malton
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Welcome to Scampston Hall & Walled Garden. There are no ropes or barriers here so explore the grounds, pack a picnic and enjoy! Take a guided tou...

Kids at Derwent Valley Light Railway in York

Derwent Valley Light Railway

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Derwent Valley Light Railway, which is also known as The Blackberry Line, is a heritage railway line running on about half a mile of the original...

People digging at Yorkshire Museum of Farming in York

Yorkshire Museum of Farming

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Yorkshire Museum of Farming is a great family attraction located in the 16 acre rural setting of Murton Park just outside York that covers the divers...

Family in maze at York Maze

York Maze5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • York
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you have the sense of direction of a goldfish? Then you may find York Maze a bit of a challenge! The largest, award-winning UK maze is made from o...

Aerial view of aircraft displays at Yorkshire Air Museum in York

Yorkshire Air Museum

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum and Allied Air Forces Memorial whilst admiring fascinating displays, s...

Boy on go kart at York MotorSports Village in York

York MotorSports Village

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

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...

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