Days Out South Leeds

Rainy Day Ideas

Carr Gate Garden Centre

Garden centre with cafe, soft play area, tropical & salt water fish tanks & viewing area. Seasonal special events for kids at Easter & Christmas. Birthday parties.

Old Bradford Road, Carr Gate, Wakefield, WF2 0SY. 0844 288 5074


Cineworld

Multiplex cinema chain in South Leeds, Wakefield & Castleford showing the latest international blockbusters in 2D and 3D formats.

White Rose Shopping Centre, Dewsbury Rd, Leeds LS11 8LU.

Xscape, Castleford WF10 4TA. 

Westgate Retail and Leisure Park, Colinsway, Off Charlesworth Way, Wakefield WF2 9SH.


City Bloc

Welcome to City Bloc the home of Leeds’s first dedicated indoor bouldering centre. With 475 square meters of climbing we have 150 boulder problems ranging from very easy to very hard and a section gets reset every week so there’s always new climbs to have a go at. Adult & kids lessons, birthday parties. Age 6+.

1-4 Kitson Rd, Leeds LS10 1NT. 0113 391 2652

Eureka

Eureka! is a unique place for families to visit, where children aged 0 to 11 are inspired to learn all about themselves and the world around them by playing, imagining, experimenting and – above all – having fun. Accessible site. Cafe, toilet facilities & shop. Open daily – admission charges apply.

Eureka, Discovery Road, Halifax, HX1 2NE. 01422 330069


Everyman Cinema Leeds

Multi screen cinema with with a passion for quality. Bar and adjoining restaurant for blockbuster and cult films with drinks service. Special events, private parties, birthday parties.

Trinity Leeds, Albion St, Leeds LS1 5AY. 0871 906 9060

Gravity Trampoline Park

Wall-to-wall trampolines are connected together to form a huge open play area with those at the edge literally going up the wall. Offering a variety of activities including; free jumping, basketball and dodgeball, “AIR-obic” fitness classes, and parties.

XSCAPE Yorkshire, Colorado Way, Castleford WF10 4TA. 01977 529920

Jump Arena

Indoor trampoline park in Leeds, with dodgeball courts, free jumping foam pits, basketball hoops and much more! Look out for our special events. Birthday parties catered for.

Redcote Lane, Leeds, LS4 2AL. 0113 263 5951.


Jump Inc

This huge urban arena boasts over 200 trampolines, 3-Sided Walk the Wall, Slam Dunk lanes, Jump Tower, Tumble Tracks, Big Air Bags, Jump Ramps, Slack Line, Battle Beams and a huge Dodgeball Arena. Toddler sessions, family sessions, fitness classes, trampolining lessons & birthday parties.

1 Benyon Park Way, LS12 6DP. 0800 121 7567.


Leeds City Museum

A great family day out with 4.5 billion years of discovery. If you love Leeds history, the ancient worlds, natural sciences, there’s plenty to enjoy. Cafe & toilet facilities. Accessible site. Free admission, closed Mondays.

Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 8BH. 0113 378 5001


Little Angels Playzone

Little Angels Soft Play Zone in Beeston (formerly known as Adventure Kids) is a friendly and helpful place for children to have fun while parents can enjoy our cafe area. Open (and serving freshly-prepared food) daily. Children’s party packages also available. Contact 0113 277 4025.


Megaplay Garforth

Children’s playcentre, amazing facilities for ages 0-12 years old. Baby area, Toddler area and big kids (including adults) play frame. 5* cafe & free wifi!

Unit 1 Chestnut Court, Lotherton Way, Garforth Ls25. 0113 232 0955

Michael Morpurgo at Leeds City Museum

Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s best loved children’s authors. Seven Stories brings this family-friendly exhibition about the War Horse writer to Leeds City Museum for the school holidays. Includes original manuscripts and immersive experiences that will bring storytelling to life for your little ones.

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories can be seen at Leeds City Museum from Friday 8th February to Sunday 16th June 2019.


Monster Kidz Beeston

A multi-tiered adventure play centre, for children from 0-12 years, with designated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors. We offer a wide range of delicious food and drinks. Parents will be able to unwind, relax and make use of our free, super-fast WIFI, while their children enjoy the adventure play.

6 Matrix Court, Beeston, Leeds LS11 5. 0113 271 2969.

National Science & Media Museum

From Bradford, UNESCO City of Film, we explore the science and culture of light and sound technologies and their impact on our lives. Gallery & exhibitions free. Visit the region’s biggest IMAX cinema – charges apply. Open daily. Cafe & toilet facilities.

Little Horton Ln, Bradford BD1 1NQ. 0844 856 3797.


Oxygen Trampoline Park

Our park has 10 different jumping zones with limitless activities to get you jumping like never before; performance trampolines, a mega airbag, Freejumping, dodgeball and volleyball courts, speed reaction and fitness challenges, a foam pit, and a super obstacle course to conquer!
So what are you waiting for? Jump in!

Cardigan Fields, Kirkstall Road, LS4 2DG. 020 3846 1386


Pop Up Sensory Room for families with additional needs at Leeds City Museum

30th May 2019, 10.30am – 12pm

A pop up sensory room with bubble tube, dark tents and tactile toys, for a calmer moment on your museum trip in the holidays.

FREE Event, booking essential on Eventbrite. 

Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 8BH. Tel: 0113 3787122


Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries is home to the United Kingdom’s national collection of arms, armour and artillery. Look out for our special seasonal & school holiday events. Free entry. Family friendly. Accessible site. Cafe & toilet facilities.

Royal Armouries, Leeds, LS10 1LT. 0113 220 1999.


Swimming

All of our local pools offer family friendly swim sessions and dedicated splash times. Check out their individual timetables for details.


Swithens Farm

Welcome to Swithens Farm – a friendly place with a focus on families, fun and fabulous fresh food! Open farm, play barn, cafe, farm shop & butcher’s. We do great kids parties and special holiday events too. Find us online or call 0113 282 8828 for information. Closed Mondays.

Swithen’s Lane, Rothwell, Leeds LS26 0BT


TeamSport Karting

Get ready for high-octane go karting over 580m of racing tarmac! Glide through hairpins and speed along the straights as you tackle the longest indoor circuit in Yorkshire. Perfect for family days out, kids’ parties and corporate events, our Leeds track offers an unforgettable experience for true thrill seekers. Age 8+.

69 South Accommodation Road, Leeds LS10 1NQ. 0844 998 0000


The Climbing Lab

We are jam packed with vertical, overhanging and slab walls. We have a Bodyweight Workout Area, Zlag board, Peg Board and Campus Boards. And for those with children we have a dedicated area for our younger climbers. Kids lessons & birthday parties. Age 5+

Units 14 & 15, Kirkstall Industrial Park, Leeds LS4 2AZ. 0113 263 2742


The Hepworth Wakefield

The gallery brings together work from Wakefield’s art collection, exhibitions by contemporary artists and rarely seen works by Barbara Hepworth. Regular special events & kids art sessions. Cafe, shop, outdoor play area. Free. Closed Mondays.

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW. 01924 247360

The Tetley

Contemporary art centre with galleries, learning studio, workspaces for creative industries, restaurant and bar, in the heart of Leeds’ South Bank. Special events and school holiday activities. Find out more online.

The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds LS10 1JQ. 0113 320 2323


The Works Skatepark

The Works Skatepark covers 25,000 square feet and boasts professional and bespoke ramps. The skatepark is used for BMXing, Skateboarding, Rollerblading and Scooter Riding. We have complete beginners to pro riders using the park on a daily basis. Lessons, special events, school holiday sessions, birthday parties.

Kitson Road, Leeds LS10 1NT. 0113 244 6015


Tropical World

Tropical World offers a unique opportunity to explore the jungle, desert, nocturnal and aquatic habitats with plants and animals such as crocodiles, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous family of meerkats! Shop, cafe & toilet facilities.

Princes Ave, Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2ER. 0113 237 0754

Tropical World – Love your Zoo Week

25th May – 2nd June 2019

Join the keepers for expert talks and find out about your favourite animals. Not only does the week-long event ensure a fun-filled day out with lots of extra activities for all ages, it also promotes the important work Tropical Word does with regards to conservation, education and research.

Under 5s are free.

No booking required. Suitable for toddlers.

Tropical World, Roundhay. Tel: 0113 3367553


Volcano Falls Adventure Golf

Conquering Volcano Falls is a quest you will never forget. Set on a mysterious island amid dense jungle with a ferocious T-Rex, exploding volcano and a plunging waterfall lies 2 challenging courses of 18 holes waiting to be defeated.

Colorado Way, Castleford WF10 4TA. 01977 877288

Vue Cinemas

Vue Cinemas around the UK offer a range of content, in addition to highly anticipated blockbusters, with event cinema titles including opera, ballet, musicals, national theatre, live streaming of sporting events and concerts.

Vue The Light, 22 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8TL

Vue Cardigan Fields, Kirkstall Road, LS4 2DG.

0345 308 4620

 


Xplore Soft Play

Our soft play and party centre offers an exciting and stimulating play experience for children. With a dedicated toddler area, it guarantees an indoor adventure for children of all ages. Grown-ups can relax in the Xplore Cafe with our great range of food, quality coffees and soft drinks.

Xplore, Xscape, Colorado Way, Castleford, WF10 4TA. 01977 553355.