Best Things To Do & Days Out In North Yorkshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 428 fun things to do in North Yorkshire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire 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.

Things to do in North Yorkshire

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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Museum

World of James Herriot

World of James Herriot, 23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1PL

Things to do at World of James Herriot review The World of James Herriot is an award-winning visitor attraction in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Although most kids won't have heard of James Herriot it's still an intriguing place to visit and they can certainly learn more about the author. The attraction...
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Toddlers Primary Indoor Indoor Fun Indoor Play Centres

Twiggy’s Play

Twiggy's Play, Unit 2, Concept Business Court, Allendale Rd, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 3NY

Things to do at Twiggy's Play review Twiggy's Play is located near the centre of Thirsk, North Yorkshire. It is a 4000 square foot indoor place centre based on the wonderful Yorkshire countryside. Nestling in the shadows of their own White Horse, the centre provides a safe and secure...
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All Ages Outdoor Animals

Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre

Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre, Sion Hill Hall, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 4EU

Things to do at Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre review The Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre is located close to Thirsk at Sion Hill Hall in North Yorkshire. It provides a variety of experience days. It is a conservation centre that was set up to ensure the survival of...
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Primary Tweens Toddlers Indoor & Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun

Monk Park Farm

Monk park Farm, Green Ln, Bagby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2AG

Things to do at Monk Park Farm review My 7-year-old loves animals, any kind of animals, insects, birds - you name it. He was feeling a bit down about not being able to feed and interact with animals due to the pandemic. After a couple of farm visits,...
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All Ages Outdoor Seasonal Maize Maze Outdoor Fun

Spilman’s Cafe and Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Spillmans, Church Farm, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 3NB

Pick Your Own PumpkinsPick Your Own FruitPick Your Own SunflowersMaize Maze Farmer Copleys is located near Thirsk in North Yorkshire. They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as PYO fruit, a maize maze, pick your own sunflowers and pick your own pumpkins. Pick Your Own Pumpkins - PYO Pumpkin...
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All Ages Outdoor Great Outdoors Free

Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Sutton Bank, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH

Things to do at Sutton Bank National Park Centre review The Sutton Bank National Park enjoys some of the finest views in England across the Vales of Mowbray and York. It's a great place for walking and family bike rides. Sutton Bank is a hill in the North York...
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Teens Primary Tweens Outdoor Great Outdoors Animals

Beacon Alpacas

Beacon Alpacas, Suncliffe Beacon Farm, Malton St, Husthwaite, North Yorkshire, YO61 4PD

Things to do at Beacon Alpacas review Beacon Alpacas are located near Husthwaite in North Yorkshire. You can enjoy alpaca walks through the Yorkshire Dales and bookings are by appointment only. You can walk their alpacas every day except Tuesdays and Thursdays. The experience lasts for two hours and...
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Toddlers Primary Outdoor Outdoor Fun Theme Park

Lightwater Valley Theme Park

Lightwater Valley, Water Lane, North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT

Things to do at Lightwater Valley Theme Park review Lightwater Valley is near Ripon in North Yorkshire. It has around 35 rides and attractions and is a theme park for younger families (more suited to children age 9 and under). Things have changed around a bit and they...
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All Ages Indoor Museum Free

Ripon Museum Trust

Ripon Museum Trust, 75 Allhallowgate, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1LE

Things to do at Ripon Museum Trust review The Ripon Museum Trust is home to three museums in the heart of Ripon, North Yorkshire. Ripon Museums are the home of poverty, crime and punishment in Yorkshire. One museum pass is valid for 12 months, meaning once you've purchased your...
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Primary Toddlers Tweens Indoor Indoor Fun Indoor Play Centres

Crazy Kingdom Northallerton

Crazy Kingdom Northallerton, 2 Standard Way, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 2XH

Things to do at Crazy Kingdom Northallerton review Crazy Kingdom is located in the Northallerton area of North Yorkshire. They pride themselves in providing an all round experience with great customer service, an exciting playframe and great food and coffee. Their main play frame is suitable for children aged...
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All Ages Indoor Railway

Wensleydale Railway

Wensleydale Railway, Leeming Bar Station, Leases Rd, Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire, DL7 9AR

Things to do at Wensleydale Railway review The Wensleydale Railway is a heritage railway in Wensleydale and Lower Swaledale, North Yorkshire. It has been run as a heritage line since 2003 and hosts the Polar Express Christmas experience on its trains over most of December. Plus other annual events...
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Temple Fun

Temple Fun, Plews Way, Unit 6 Olive Grove, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9UL

Things to do at Temple Fun review Temple Fun is an indoor soft play centre located in Leeming Bar near Northallerton, North Yorkshire. They are a relatively new centre with an Aztec theme. The play structures are suitable for children up to the age of 12. They have a...
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The Secret Realm Scarborough

The Secret Realm Scarborough, 5-8 Newchase Ct, Hopper Hill Rd, Eastfield, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3YS

Things to do at The Secret Realm Scarborough review The Secret Realm Scarborough, previously Mini Monsters, is a soft play centre located in the Eastfield area of Scarborough in North Yorkshire. They believe in the importance of imaginative and physical play. Their main play frame is for children aged 4-16....
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Toddlers Primary Indoor Indoor Fun Indoor Play Centres

The Laughing Giraffe

The Laughing Giraffe, 7 Becklands Cl, Roecliffe, York, North Yorkshire, YO51 9NR

Things to do at The Laughing Giraffe review The Laughing Giraffe is an indoor soft play centre in Roecliffe, North Yorkshire. They offer a fun and safe play environment where children can develop skills through play. They can interact with other children, become confident in climbing, exploring and developing...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Great Outdoors Outdoor Fun Railway Museum

Newby Hall and Gardens

Newby Hall and Gardens, Skelton-on-ure, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE

Things to do at Newby Hall and Gardens review Newby Hall and Gardens is a real treasure of a day out, especially for families. There is plenty there to keep everyone busy with the playground being a particular highlight for us. The house is currently closed as the family...
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