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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Cottingley

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 924 fun things to do in Cottingley 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 – 680 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Cottingley 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 Cottingley 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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Day of the Dead pottery at Salt Pots Ceramic Studio in Saltaire

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...

Tram at Shipley Glen Cable Tramway in Baildon

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...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

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...

Wooden statue at St Ives Estate Country Park in Bingley

St Ives Estate Country Park

  • Bingley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

St Ives Estates, located near Bingley, is a country park of 500 acres belonging to Bradford Metropolitan District Council with Public access to a lar...

Mum and daughter swiming at Shipley Pool

Shipley Pool

  • Shipley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Shipley Pool, as the district's flagship pool, hosts a huge range of swimming lessons and has recently been recognised by the Amateur Swimming Associ...

Toddler soft play area at Little Daisys in Shipley

Little Daisys4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Shipley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Little Daisys , located in the downstairs hall of Christian Life Church on Manor Lane, is an indoor play centre and party venue designed specifically...

Bowling alleys at GO Bowling Shipley

GO Bowling Shipley

  • Shipley
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

GO Bowling Shipley Family friendly tenpin bowling mega fun with gutter guards and ramps to help the kids along. Great activity for young and old. We...

Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Eureka! The National Children's Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Halifax
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is for parents who want their children to be curious about the world around them. The UK’s only fully interact...

Party room at Megaplay in Bradford

Megaplay

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Megaplay's main play structure features include a giant 4 lane astra slide, 4m drop slide, spiral tube slide, zip wire, super power ball cannons and...

Steam locomotive at Keighley & Worth Valleey Railway in Keighley

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

  • Keighley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway provides an excellent opportunity to step back in time and enjoy a train ride with the kids through the heart of Br...

Dragons Den Keighley

  • Keighley
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Dragons Den is one of those places that's really gone all out with the theming, which makes so much difference to the play experience! This lushly ca...

Train at Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel in Keighley

Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel

  • Keighley
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel , based at the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway, is run by a volunteer body called the Vintage Ca...

People playing laser tag at LaserZone Bradford

LaserZone Bradford

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

LaserZone Bradford is one of the largest lasertag centres in the UK. Using state of the art, computer controlled equipment, you score points by shoot...

TeamSport Indoor Karting Bradford

TeamSport Indoor Karting Bradford

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Start your engines and get ready to race for victory at TeamSport Indoor Karting Bradford. With a 580m multi-level track and high-class karts, you’ll...

Swimming pool at The Leisure Centre Keighley

The Leisure Centre Keighley4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Keighley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Leisure Centre, Keighley is the largest sports facility in the north of the district, and comprises a sports centre, leisure pool, SHOKK Junior F...

Ice skating rink at Bradford Ice Rink

Bradford Ice Rink

  • Bradford
  • Outdoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Join them for their general sessions where the house lights are on full beam and everyone is welcome to skate at a steady pace that suits them. Some...

Visitors exploring the National Media Museum in Bradford

National Science and Media Museum

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At the National Science and Media Museum you can experience Wonderlab, the new, state-of-the-art gallery where more than 20 mind-bending exhibits all...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

Bradford Murder Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Bradford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Fancy turning your daily walk around Bradford into a fun-packed family adventure? Grab your copy of the self-guided Bradford Treasure Trail and solve...

Inflatable park at Funzy in Bradford

Funzy Bradford

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking to give your kids a great day out and build amazing memories? Then head over to Funzy Bradford, an indoor inflatable obstacle course that’ll...

Cineworld Bradford

Cineworld Bradford

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

How about a day at the movies? Enjoy the best of new kids' films and family movies at Cineworld Bradford. Share the magic of the big screen with your...

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