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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Leeds

From exotic wildlife to historic houses, there are loads of cool things to do in Leeds to keep your family entertained on your next day out. Let's take a look!

If a day out to a beautiful, historic estate is your type of day out, then Harewood House is the perfect family attraction for you. From dress-up within the House to a magical Bird Garden, starring the resident penguins, there will be plenty your kids will love there too. 

Fancy a longer walk and a picnic, take your little ones to see the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, learn about Henry VIII and enjoy the rest of your family day out exploring the 24-hectare riverside park that surrounds it. 

Then, why not spend a day at Roundhay Park and visit Tropical World Roundhay where you can make friends with lots of exotic creatures, such as armadillos and cotton-top monkeys.

Homely farmyard animals sound more like something your gand would enjoy, then head out to Swithens Farm and Play Barn. Your kids will love the soft play too! 

How about a bit of a challenge? Swing into action at Go Ape Temple Newsam and take on an exciting high ropes course and ending on an epic zip wire finale. It’s a thrill alright! 

For more inspiration check out these top 10 days out in Leeds, as recommended by our trusted explorer and mum of two Elizabeth. You can also check out the Leeds school holiday dates here.

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Laser tag at Funstationuk in Hull

Funstation Hull

  • Hull
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Trying to escape the blazing sun, or hiding from the rain? Funstation Hull is the perfect indoor family entertainment hub for any weather. With a hug...

Wheatlea Park Brewers Fayre

Wheatlea Park Brewers Fayre

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a nice place to eat in Wigan where the kids can play? Wheatlea Park Brewers Fayre is the answer. In addition to great food and a healthy...

Rock Up Hull

Rock Up Hull

  • Hull
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Want to give indoor climbing a go? With 26 different climbs, some towering as high as 25 feet, and a play area for the tots, Rock Up Hull has a littl...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Hull

  • Hull
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Who here loves going to the movies? Team a trip with popcorn, ice cream and far-out 3D effects at ODEON Hull. With 10 screens of multimedia movie mag...

People on segways at Madrenaline in Macclesfield

Madrenaline

  • Macclesfield
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Mad-Renaline Activity Centre: Combo Kidz fun activity day out with the kids! It's the school holidays and your little darlings are complaining about...

Figure Skaters at Hull Ice Arena

Hull Ice Arena

  • Hull
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Hull Arena is a first class ice skating venue and is committed to catering to the interests of all comers whether they be after recreational skating,...

Plaque at Seven Seas Fish Trail in Hull

Seven Seas Fish Trail

  • Hull
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

The unique Seven Seas Fish Trail is a terrific way to explore Hull with children! Find the fish by following Hull's remarkable art trail creating a 2...

Kids playing at Freestyle Trampoline Parks in Kirkby In Ashfield

Freestyle Trampoline Parks & Soft Play

  • Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Love trampolining? Go big! Have the bounce of your life at Freestyle Trampoline Parks, currently the largest indoor trampoline park in the East Midla...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Hull

  • Hull
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

If you're looking to escape some awful weather, then look no further! Jump into movie magic at Vue Hull, where you’ll find all your favourites, from...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Darlington

  • Darlington
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

If you hate missing out on things, then you definitely don't want to miss these great blockbusters! Jump into movie magic at Vue Darlington, where yo...

Party room at Bizee Kidz in Wigan

Bizee Kidz5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bizee Kidz is a new exciting indoor soft play area, and includes a bright, themed play frame for children 0 to 12 (approx.) and separate areas for pr...

Sunset at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre in Macclesfield

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Macclesfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Jodrell Bank is a fun day out for all the family. Within the Planet Pavilion you will find the Cafe with outside terrace which offers fantastic views...

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