Best Things To Do & Days Out In Bradford, West Yorkshire

A hub of industry, there are plenty of great things to do in Bradford for an educational and fun family day out.

The Bradford Industrial Museum is on the site of a former mill and shows how mill workers lived and worked throughout history. Marvel at the old-fashioned clunky looking machinery and imagine what it would’ve been like to work in the mill, where the noise would’ve been so loud it drowned out your own thoughts. See photos and and equipment that depict working life in a time gone by.

Movie lovers will enjoy the National Media Museum. Find your favourite moment in film or TV, have a go at creating your own storyboard and make a mini movie in the animation studio to remember your Bradford family day out.

There are plenty of play spaces for smaller children too. Geronimo's is 9,000sq ft. of fun featuring cargo nets, slides, climbing frames and more. Toddlers have their own dedicated space for stress free and fun play and there’s a café. The Richard Dunn Sports Centre has a pool with waterslide and tyre ride, have a game of bowling at AMF Hollywood bowl or take the whole family ice-skating at Bradford Ice Rink.

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Grass Hoppers at Tong Garden Centre

  • Bradford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for a good outdoor playground in Bradford? Grass Hoppers Outdoor Adventure Playground at Tong Garden Centre will keep your tots entertained f...

Salt Pots Ceramic Studio

  • Saltaire
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Salt Pots Ceramic Studio is a paint your own pottery studio seating 30 based in beautiful Saltaire in West Yorkshire. You can come and along and choo...

The Saltaire Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Saltaire
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Captain Salty Brine needs you! He’s on The Saltaire Treasure Hunt Trail for the infamous Silver Cellar: a prize which only the most seasoned pirates...

The Leeds Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Leeds
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Are you ready for an adventure? Join Toni Setter - local piano tuner - on the trail for a magical golden flute on The Leeds Treasure Hunt Trail. Capt...

The Depot

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

The Depot For those not in the know who prefer their feet on the ground, the definition of bouldering is low level climbing free from ropes and harne...

Jackaboos5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jackaboos take having FUN to a new and exciting level. Let your kids run wild in a safe, fun and clean environment while you relax with an authentic...

Jungle at the Junction

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle at the Junction is a soft play centre aimed at under 8s for them - and you - to come and socialise in comfort and for them - not so much you t...

VR Immersion

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you fancy getting behind the wheel of your very own supercar? Or maybe want to play a family game of pool or darts? Head down to VR-Immersion for...

The Rainbow Factory4.666666666666667 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts and Crafts

The Rainbow Factory is a storytelling wonderland with a social objective of inspiring a new generation with a love of reading. This creative arts pla...

The Playbarn Bradford1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Playbarn is a soft play centre housed alongside a shop, cafe and small outside petting corner whose residents include numerous guinea fowl, goats...

Shipley Glen Cable Tramway

  • Baildon
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Shipley Glen Cable Tramway is the oldest working cable tramway in Great Britain (cliff lifts excepted). Dating from 1895, the line was built to s...

Cottonbudz

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cottonbudz is a small soft and adventure play and party venue that offers a range of activities in a fun and safe environment. It is a great place to...

Jigsaw Gyms5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jigsaw Gym's is a friendly play and party venue, welcoming children from birth up to 11 years. There's a large multi-level play structure for childre...

Oakwell Hall Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Step back in time to the 1690s and post –English civil war at Oakwell Hall Country Park. This imposing, historical house is set in over 100 acres of...

The Barn

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At The Barn beachballs to the British Summer, who needs it when you've got an indoor beach play area right here with oodles of various sand play toys...

Kids Club House Ltd

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Welcome to Kids Club House Ltd , Horsforth's premier indoor soft play, activity and party venue guaranteeing hours of fun! For the Kids A multi-tiere...

Diddy Middys

  • Cleckheaton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Diddy Middys is a fantastic family place to visit. We are a fully air conditioned play gym with lots of toys and games along with a great play struct...

PB's Play Village

  • Halifax
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

If your kids (0-6 years) love role play, you should definitely visit PB's Play Village in Halifax. This lovely family-run play centre has 13 differen...

Shibden Hall5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Halifax
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

At Shibden Hall discover a gem that is soon to have its very own BBC and HBO Drama. Created by Sally Wainwright, ‘Gentleman Jack’, will be filmed in...

Tumble Town Adventure Land

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tumble Town Adventure Land is a play centre strictly for under 8s and aimed at under 6s with a town theme offering role play experiences in the cafe,...

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