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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Calder

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 956 fun things to do in Calder 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 – 705 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Calder 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 Calder 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!

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Painted bauble at Crafty Owls Pottery Cafe and Art Studio in Wakefield

Crafty Owls Pottery Cafe and Art Studio5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Crafty Owls ‘Paint your own Pottery cafe and Art Studio Crafty Owls offers something for everyone at our family friendly 'Paint your own Pottery' caf...

Cars play area at the The Play Station

The Play Station

  • Ossett
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Station is a party venue where there is a wide range of different themed parties from balloon parties to Hannah Montana and football parties...

Kids on inflatable assault course in pool at Dewsbury Sports Centre

Dewsbury Sports Centre

  • Dewsbury
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dewsbury Sports Centre, run by Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL), is located a 5 minute walk away from Dewsbury Bus Station and 10 minute's walk from Dew...

Kids holding rocks at National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield

National Coal Mining Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Go on an adventure 140m underground at the National Coal Mining Museum. It’ll give the family a chance to see a century old tradition usually hidden...

Indoor soft play area at Rascals Childrens Soft Play Centre in Batley

Rascals Childrens Soft Play Centre

  • Batley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Rascals offer a fun filled safe and clean environment for your little ones to play while you enjoy a well earned rest! They offer play facilities for...

Wacky Warehouse Ship Inn

Wacky Warehouse Ship Inn

  • Mirfield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The kids love soft play? Visit Wacky Warehouse - Ship Inn in Mirfield to discover a multi-level jungle-themed soft play structure, featuring tunnels,...

Bowl of ice cream at Charlottes in Dewsbury

Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Dewsbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

This is one attraction that’s full of flavour and the free entry makes it very easy to swallow! Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream is the tasty combination...

Ducks and swan in river at Thornes Clarence Park in Wakefield

Thornes Clarence Park

  • Wakefield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Keeping your kids active is easy at Thornes Clarence Park. With 60 hectares of open space to explore there is plenty of fun to be had. In the skate p...

Serval animal at Ponderosa Zoo

Ponderosa Zoo 4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Ponderosa Zoo has everything you could wish for, being home to over 120 animals and featuring multiple outdoor areas for your kids to discover. You...

Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at Happy Days Play Centre in Wakefield

Happy Days Play Centre

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Happy Days Play Centre Happy Days features 2 separate areas designed to provide loads of fun in a nicely safe environment for pre-walkers all the way...

Cineworld Wakefield

Cineworld Wakefield

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Up for going to the movies? If you want to see the top family-friendly releases, the best place to go is Cineworld Wakefield. Share the magic of the...

A family looking at a   treasure trail

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...

People on boat at Pugneys Country Park in Wakefield

Pugneys Country Park

  • Wakefield
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Pugneys Country Park is a 250 acre site that used to be an open cast mine, as well as a sand and gravel quarry, before it was turned into a country p...

Boy looking at crocodile at Wakefield Museum

Wakefield Museum

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Wakefield Museum the main displays tell the story of Wakefield's history and that of the people who shaped it. No boring chronology here! Themes s...

Building and sculpted tree at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

They say if you’re not moving forward you’re just standing still, however at Yorkshire Sculpture Park that’s art. On 500 acres of historic parkland s...

A little boy on the phone with his family in an Escape Hunt

Escape Hunt Leeds

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Puzzles, fascinating stories and plenty of thrills await at Escape Hunt Leeds. With a choice of 4 electrifying escape room experiences to choose from...

The Den entrance with a board showing the daily activity

The Den Play Cafe

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Discover a play space where your little ones can get creative and let their imaginations run free! The Den Play Cafe is a warm and friendly play area...

Soft play area at Krazy Kids Adventure World in Heckmondwike

Krazy Kids Adventure World

  • Heckmondwike
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Krazy Kids Adventure World and Soft Play Centre we have 500 square metres of space that can be utilised for many types of occasion. We offer segre...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Wakefield Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Wakefield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Follow your sense of adventure and crack the mystery of the Wakefield Treasure Trail! There are 20 clues to be found around the city; solve them all...

Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park

Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park offers a fun, fascinating, and free day out for the family with plenty to discover. Bagshaw Museum, housed in an extra...

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