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

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Go Ape Temple Newsam

Go Ape Temple Newsam

  • Leeds
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Escape boring everyday life on an adventure high in the trees at Go Ape Temple Newsam. Enjoy a variety of aerial challenges for the whole family. Pic...

A young girl plays crazy golf with her family at Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Castleford

Mr Mulligan's Castleford

  • Castleford
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Pirates are an unpredictable bunch; one minute they’re sailing across the ocean, the next playing a round of adventure golf. Come aboard and play at...

Boy on digger at Diggerland Yorkshire in Castleford

Diggerland Yorkshire

  • Castleford
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

For any little diggers who are mad for machinery, stop them creating holes all over the garden with a trip to Diggerland Yorkshire! This is an action...

Field at RSPB Fairburn Ings in Castleford

RSPB Fairburn Ings

  • Castleford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Get in touch with nature at RSPB Fairburn Ings: a glorious nature reserve in the northern countryside. Families can follow the easily accessible trai...

A family taking part in a Hunt Fun trail

Hunt Fun Pontefract

  • Pontefract
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Join the hunt for treasure on the Hunt Fun Pontefract trail. It’s a great way to see the sights while getting any screen-obsessed kids out in the fre...

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...

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...

Team at Battlefield Leeds

Battlefield Leeds

  • Leeds
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Battlefield Leeds offers an exciting outdoor activity where everyone can play safely and have a great time whatever your ability. You just need to be...

Lamb at Swithens Farm and Play Barn in Leeds

Swithens Farm and Play Barn4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Experience life on the farm at Swithens Farm and Play Barn near Leeds. Come and have an udderley good time, come rain or shine. Grab some carrots or...

Outside view of Temple Newsam in Leeds

Temple Newsam

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Temple Newsam is one of the great historic estates in England. Set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland landscaped by Capability...

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...

Girls colouring at The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Hepworth Wakefield has over 1,600 sq m of light-filled gallery spaces, making it one of the largest exhibition spaces outside of the capital and...

Outside view of Lotherton Hall in Leeds

Lotherton

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Take zip wires, nature trails, costumes and more, and wrap them all up in a lovely, Edwardian house. Lotherton is an escape to the country with all t...

Bikes at Anglers Country Park in Wakefield

Anglers Country Park

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Anglers Country Park, located 4 miles southeast of Wakefield, is a large country park and rural retreat, that is great for walking and picnics, and h...

Lake at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld in Pontefract

Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld

  • Pontefract
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There’s something cathartic about being close to water and wildlife and at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld you get both! With not one lake, but tw...

Outside view of Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum in Leeds

Thwaite Watermill

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Thwaite Watermill, nestled on an island with beautiful riverside surroundings, is one the last remaining examples of a water powered mill in Britain!...

Ruins of Sandal Castle in Wakefield

Sandal Castle2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sandal Castle stands in a commanding position overlooking the River Calder and Yorkshire countryside. The motte and bailey castle has been extensivel...

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...

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...

Steam train at Middleton Railway in Leeds

Middleton Railway

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Middleton Railway started in 1758, and is the oldest working railway in the world! They have a purpose built Engine House, with ticket station, and m...

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