Family days out across Leeds and surrounding areas
Don’t know what to do this weekend to keep the whole family entertained? No worries, we’ve got you covered with our list of family-friendly activities. No matter what the weather throws at you or the age of your children there’s something for everyone.
1. Stockeld Park -Wetherby
Stockeld park has everything you need to keep the family entertained all day. At the moment the park has a real ice rink and an indoor play area for small children. The renowned Stockeld park maze, the enchanted forest, adventure playgrounds and the electric scooter woodland trail. Stockeld park has seasonal events to keep you entertained all year around. February Fun starts on the 16th of February till the 3rd of March. This will include build a teddy workshop, Stockeld Park Rangers half term and a building fun "make it" workshop.
2. Go Ape - Temple Newsam
Go Ape have adventures for everyone, whether you want to keep your feet on the ground with the forest segway or you want to test your nerves in the tree top adventures. There are height restrictions to some of the activities so please choose your activity with this in mind. Go ape promises that no matter how afraid of heights you are they will help you conquer your fear of heights so that you can have fun.
3. Escapologist - Xcape
Accept the challenge of the Escapologist escape rooms this weekend. You will choose between three rooms, Winter Fall, Frozen in time and Insomnia. You will be given a scenario and puzzles to figure out along the way, you will have to work together to solve the riddles and escape the room.
4. Tropical World - Roundhay
Explore Tropical world and meet the animals across 7 different zones. If you're fascinated by creepie crawlies or want to watch the meerkats on lookout Tropical World is the place for you and your family. There is a Cafe on sight and a gift shop where you can bring home a plush memento of our visit. Tropical World is bound to be hit for all the family.
5. Swithens Farm - Rothwell Leeds
Swithens Farm is the perfect venue. If the weather is good you can go and meet the animals on the open farm. There will be pigs, cows, donkeys, rabbits, ducks, micro pigs and Bilbo the Shetland pony. You can feed the animals with 30p feed bags from the farm shop. If it’s a rainy day not to worry, there are an indoor play barn and a soft play area for toddlers. There’s a café, butchers shop and farm shop on site so you can pick up your shopping while you’re visiting.
6. TAG X - Batley
If you’re up for some action then you’ll love TAG X, it’s a real-life gaming experience that will see you take on three different zones. It’s filled with ninja warrior like challenges, climbing spider’s webs and towers. You must complete all 8 games in each zone and find the illuminated tags along the way. Swipe your wristband and collect as many points as you can and compare your score against your other teammates. This activity is suitable for children between the ages of 9-18.
7. Jungle Rumble adventure Golf Leeds – Leeds City Centre
Indoor mini golf is ideal for rainy weather. This course is glow in the dark with UV lights, the golf clubs and balls light up with other parts of the course. You will play through different zones, one minute you’ll be on a palm tree beach and the next in ancient Egypt.
8. Oxygen Leeds – Kirkstall Road, Leeds
Let off some steam at a trampoline park. Oxygen has something for all ages. Get into teams for dodgeball; you can put your skills to the test and use the trampolines to your advantage.
9. Harewood House - Harewood
Harewood house has lots to keep the family entertained all year around. As well as the grand house and extensive grounds to explore there is also a bird garden and the farm experience. In the bird garden, you will find Humbolt penguins, blue and gold macaws, Flamingos and many other beautiful birds for you to see and learn all about. In the farm experience, you can meet the friendly alpacas, pygmy goats, pot-bellied pigs and even giant rabbits.
10. Lotherton Hall - Aberford
Lotherton Hall is another beautiful stately home with lots of family fun activities. You can go back in time, dress up as an Edwardian child and learn about what it was like to be living in Edwardian times. Lotherton Hall has historic stables and carriage displays and lots of seasonal events.