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Kids Days Out In Yorkshire

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If you’re looking for kids days out in Yorkshire we have loads to choose from, and there’s plenty to do for kids and parents too in our huge selection. Choose to explore some of the country’s most impressive castles, spend the day uncovering history in the county’s world-famous museums, visit a farm and feed one of the lambs - or go wild and do a bit of everything! 
At Kids Days Out we’ve assembled a massive collection of activities and attractions for days out with children in Yorkshire that will keep them amused and teach them a few things while they’re at it! Build their confidence at a high-wire adventure park or stimulate their mind with over 400 must-touch exhibits at the National Children’s Museum - we have so many things to do in Yorkshire the hardest part is finding a place to start!
 
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  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Wenseleydale Railway, Northallerton

Railway days out for the family in Yorkshire!

Our trains are normally formed of heritage diesel railcars from the 1960s, which have large windows and a great view of the line ahead!

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Big Sheep & Little Cow Farm Attraction, Bedale

Great farm attraction near Bedale. Have kids, have fun!

Hands-on farm attraction, bottle feed lambs, calves piglets. Hold small animals. Bath a pig. Childrens Quad Bikes. 

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Maize Maze at Cawthorne, Barnsley

Get Lost!! This maze attraction is a great value family day out!

Every year a unique puzzle. Lovely village-fete atmosphere; games, go-karts, tractor rides. "Real" BBQ daily and homemade ice-cream! 

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Hazel Brow Farm, Richmond

Why not take your kids out here and find Ratty!

Families will love visiting this organic farm in Richmond Yorkshire and you will have a lovely day out. Find Ratty, Mole and friends on the Nature trail.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Web Adventure Park, York

Wow - What a great children's attraction.

Huge indoor playcentre, outside adventure park, ECO SKATING RINK and a large petting farm area!

 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Camuco Cafe, Leeds

Visit the fantastic Thackray Museum and finish in the new exciting cafe.

Healthy & affordable freshly-cooked food in our new cafe  in the Thackray Museum. Great kids menu and kids corner for kids to play while you eat.

  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Yorkshire Lavender, nr York

Sweet smells of laveder!

Yorkshire's Premier Triple Award-Winning Lavender Farm, Lavender Gardens and Specialist Plant Nursery set in a spectacular hillside farm.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Online discount

Lightwater Valley, Ripon

Lots of things to do here for kids.

One of the UK's leading theme parks, packed with over 40 rides and attractions. From our jaw dropping big thrill rides to mini adventures. A great day out.

 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds

Learn more about the Royal Armouries here!

So what is there todo in Leeds? The Royal Armouries runs a programme of ‘Dangerously Entertaining’ events that will be sure to keep all the family entertained come rain or shine. the Museum is an ideal place for school trips with a good eduction programme.
Click through to see our exciting programme of events.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

Aerial Extreme, Sheffield

Join us for a unique, fun-packed experience!

Have fun on one of the World’s most awesome High Ropes Adventure Courses, boasting over 30 exciting obstacles!

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre, nr Sheffield

Why not place this in your days out diary.

Discover a wild family day out and make friends with creatures great and small. Meet the residents of Meerkat Mansion, feed marmoset monkeys and much more!

 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham,

An outstanding family day out!

Four gadget-packed pavilions themed around the elements of earth, air, fire and water. Outside, use state-of-the-art outdoor adventure playground.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Seasonal Offers

Harewood House, Leeds

One of our great days out with the kids.

Marvel at the collections, explore the Gardens and Bird Garden, boat trip across the lake, youngsters can enjoy the excitement of the Adventure Playground! .

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Newby Hall and Gardens, Ripon

Enjoy our fantastic Children’s Adventure Garden!

With sand pit and swings for toddlers, exciting pirates’ fort, aerial ropeway and pedalo boats for older children and much more!

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Kidzquadz, around Yorkshire

Children's Quad Biking

Quad Biking, 4x4 and Apache Rally Karts parties - Yorkshire or UK wide. If you have space we visit you.

  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Just pay for the ice creams!

Our Cow Molly

Ice cream from Our Cow Molly

Ice cream from our own cows! Come up to the farm for an ice cream or special sundae in our ice cream parlour.
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Offers: Family offers / 3 and under free

Pirate Island Adventure Golf, Castleford

Family Fun Weekend - August 16th & 17th

Ahoy there me hearty! For a swashbuckling quest, why not bring 'yer crew' to Pirate Island's 'Open Weekend'. Rip roaring fun for all!
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

The Big Tops, Sheffield

The Big Tops is an exciting and adventurous activity!

A thrilling adventure centre for the under 11am (height limit 1.45m/4ft 9), with fantastic imaginative children's play facilities.

 
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Cobbles and Clay, Haworth

Great creative fun for kids in our pottery painting cafe.

With our fresh, healthy, tasty food & drinks we aim to make this a truly unique experience! Parties

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check
  • Offers: Off peak discounts

Wired High Ropes Challenge, York

New high ropes challenge that will test your nerve.

This activity pushes the adventurous and gives you a real sense of exhilaration. Suitable for 7 years to adults. Parties. 

 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Action & Adventure in Yorkshire, Bedale

One of our sporting activities for children.

Quads, Hire Wire, Clays & Buggies - family fun that is action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled and a phenomenal experience!

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: See website

Thornton Hall Farm, near Skipton

Family run, spotlessly clean, Award Winning Country Farm Park

Loads to do for everyone at this great farm attraction with everything you need for a great day out.
 
  • Free Attraction: No

Go Ape - UK

You need to Go Ape - tree top adventures.

With 29 centres around the UK in some of Britains best forests your tree top adventures are never far away. Special 10% discount offer.
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Small online discount

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster

Start your wild adventure here!

Walk in the LEMUR WOODS, meet the endangered animals of Africa, take a walkabout with the Wallabies.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Castle Howard, York

Explore 1,000 acres of grounds!

Take the land-train to boat trips and our new adventure playground; discover our house & park with adventure trails and quiz sheets. 

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check
  • Offers: Age 4 and under free

Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre, Near Huddesfield

Boat trips into an amazing tunnel plus lots more for kids!

One of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways, Standedge Tunnel is the longest, highest and deepest canal tunnel in Britain and makes a perfect family day out in Yorkshire.
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley

Another idea for kids days out!

One of the best Farm attractions in the country and winner of many awards. Animals in abundance and always something new!

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

The Fun Run, Goole

Your Best Local Play Centre.

Large Toddlers Area, Private Hire Available. Specialist Play Areas, Fully Air-Conditioned. Qualified Staff.

  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: FREE

National Media Museum, Bradford

Filled with fun exhibitions, 3 cinemas inc. IMAX (charges apply) and galleries!

The National Media Museum is a FREE fun day out for the whole family devoted to film, photos, TV, radio & the web. Restaurant, Cafe.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Children under 5 free

Thackray Museum, Leeds

Free kids activities at this wow museum. See entry!

Step back in time and explore how medicine has changed with our brilliant hands-on exhibitions as we tell the story of medicine!

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Up to 20% when booking online.

CHOCOLATE - York's Sweet Story

Cocololate Paradise for the whole family

If you love chocolate this is for you. Plenty to do and eat!
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Kidzplay Childrens' Play & Party Centre, Harrogate

Another idea for kids things to do in Yorkshire.

Kidzplay children’s play and party centre is the premier indoor play centre for babies and children. Themed parties.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check
  • Offers: See website - membership offers

Halloween & Half Term Events - English Heritage

Half Term and Halloween Fun near you

Come and bring your kids to one of our properties for Halloween and during half term.
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Adult/Child (age 3+): £11.95 each, Toddlers (1-2 yrs): £4.25

Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

Where children play to learn and grown-ups learn to play.

Step inside giant parts of the human body, ride a wave, get a job at the supermarket or dig on Eureka! Beach, all in a day’s play!
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Prepaid Discount Cards

Crazy Tykes

Probably the Best Indoor Playcentre!

Fitted with the latest play equipment for children from 0 - 11 years. Party rooms. Just loads of things to do here. Five * hygiene award.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: See website for offers

Volcano Falls, Castleford

An adventure 65 million years in the making

Conquering Volcano Falls Adventure Golf is a quest you will never forget. Set on a mysterious island amid dense jungle, an exploding volcano, plunging waterfall and ferocious T-Rex lies two challenging indoor 18 hole golf courses waiting to be defeated.
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Stockeld Park - Wetherby

Where Magic Is Made & Adventures Begin

Nestled in woodland within 30 minutes of Leeds, York & Harrogate, Stockeld Park is the home of Adventures.
 
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

The Activities Group, Huby, York

Do Something Different

Enjoy the great outdoors with The Activities Group - with Quads, Karts, Archery, Rifle Shooting and Paintball Target Range suitable for children.
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Create: Pottery Painting & Wool Cafe, Ilkley

Let your children explore their creativity!

Children can create craft and paint  pottery items in our relaxing child-friendly craft cafe. Craft Courses.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: 10% on line discount. Other offers on website

The Deep, Hull

GENTOO PENGUINS FLY INTO HULL IN THE FIRST ANTARCTIC PENGUIN

The Deep in Hull has opened a brand new exhibit called ‘The Penguins of Grytviken’ featuring a colony of Gentoo penguins.
 
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Playdale Farm Park, near Scarborough

Award winning farm park that kids will love!

Come rain or shine there is always lots of things to do for the whole family. Come rain or shine there is always lots of things to do for the whole family.
  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Kilnsey Park, Skipton

Lots for children to explore! Take a look.

A perfect countryside experience for the whole family. Catch your first fish, get close to red squirrels, and go pony riding. Great for school trips.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Coffee and Clay, Skipton

Fun for adults too!

Children have fun creating their own ceramic masterpiece in our new friendly studio. Great for parties & organised groups.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

Studfold Explore Discover & Learn Trail, nr Harrogate

A great day out with a difference for your kids!

Fantastic day out for families with primary school aged children. A nature trail with lots of activities, clues to find, secret boxes and super play/picnic area.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

Aerial Extreme, Kirklington, nr Bedale

A fun packed family adventure!

Up to 2hrs of fun and excitement on this awesome High Ropes Adventure Course. No experience or skill required.

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Children under 5 free

Yorkshire Air Museum, York

The largest independent air museum in Britain with plenty of things to do for kids!

Over 50 historic aircraft including Tornado GR4, Spitfire & the rarely-seen Nimrod MR2. Large range of military vehicles. 

  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: No

Fired Arts, Sheffield

Craft ideas & Birthday Parties in Sheffield

Paint a pot, make a mosaic, decorate a 't shirt' & much more. Super childrens parties. We can visit schools or groups can visit us.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

The Icing Workshop, Farnley

Cake decorating for kids!

The Icing Workshop is a unique, new experience where you can have a go at cake
decorating with family and friends
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

The Farmer's Cart, York

Farm Attraction for the whole family.

See the animals, ride on tractors  and diggers. Farmhouse kitchen, cafe and shop.  School trips. Childrens parties.

  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: Free

National Railway Museum, York

Great Day out for families! & FREE

For a fantastic free day out with railway legends, daily demonstrations and interactive exhibits visit the National Railway Museum in York.

  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

West Coast Railways, "The Scarborough Spa Express", Scarborough, Leeds, Harrogate and York

Love railways, this is for you!

Travel by steam in traditional carriages to Scarborough,via Leeds, Harrogate and York. 

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