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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dewsbury

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 945 fun things to do in Dewsbury 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 – 697 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dewsbury 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 Dewsbury 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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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...

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...

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...

Cineworld Leeds - White Rose

Cineworld Leeds - White Rose

  • Leeds
  • 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 Leeds - White Rose. Share the magi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wacky Warehouse High Park

Wacky Warehouse High Park

  • Huddersfield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Take a walk on the wacky side at Wacky Warehouse High Park. Slides, ball pools and bundles more fun mean it's always a winner with families. Kids und...

Outdoor play areas at Grass Hoppers at Tong Garden Centre in Bradford

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...

Ball pit at Fuzzy Ed's Sun

Fuzzy Eds at Sun3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for soft play? If you’re in the Wakefield area, then head on over to Fuzzy Ed’s Sun, where your under-12s are welcome to explore the soft pla...

Indoor soft play area at Cheeky Monkeys Wakefield

Cheeky Monkeys Wakefield

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cheeky Monkeys offer a large multi level and definitely multi colour adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Outside view of Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park in Huddersfield

Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park

  • Huddersfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park is great for a fascinating and fun day out, with plenty for everyone to enjoy, and it's free to visit! The museum...

Two kids playing in the arcade at Puttstars in Leeds

Puttstars Leeds

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Ready for an exciting family day out with a twist? Head down to Puttstars Leeds, where the entire family will get a chance to try to putt their way t...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Huddersfield

  • Huddersfield
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From Toy Story to Star Wars, the cinema has always been at the heart of family fun. Make some new movie memories at ODEON Huddersfield. With 9 screen...

Climbing walls at ROKT Climbing Gym in Brighouse

ROKT Climbing Gym

  • Brighouse
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

At ROKT Climbing Gym there's climbing fun for everyone at ROKT Climbing Gym. For families with children aged 5+, they recommend the ROKT Taster Sessi...

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