Best Things To Do & Days Out In North Yorkshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 838 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.

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All Ages Indoor Indoor Fun Indoor Play Centres

The Magical Castle

The Magical Castle, 2 Meridian Point, Kings Rd, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 0FB

Things to do at The Magical Castle review The Magical Castle in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, is the biggest family entertainment and party venue in the area. Located close to the seafront the centre offers a range of indoor play facilities for children of all ages. Inside there is a large four-storey play...
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Primary Toddlers Tweens Indoor & Outdoor Animals

The Jungle Zoo

The Jungle Zoo, Kingsway, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 0AG

Things to do at The Jungle Zoo review The Jungle Zoo in Cleethorpes is a small animal park with a great range of animals both indoors and outdoors. Although most visits don't take more than 2 hours there are plenty of other things to do in the area. What is lovely...
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Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway

Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, Lakeside Station, Kings Rd, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 0AG

Things to do at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway review The Cleethorpes Coast Light railway runs along the coast line from south of Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire up into the centre of the town. There's some lovely views out to sea along the way. At over 70 years old it is one of...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Museum


Vindolanda, Hexham, Northumberland, HE47 7JN

Things to do at Vindolanda review Vindolanda was a Roman auxiliary fort located just south of Hadrian's wall in Northumberland. Today you can visit what remains of the Roman fort and a world-class museum. The site has a very different feel from the other archaeological sites along Hadrian's wall....
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Great Outdoors Outdoor Fun

Heights of Abraham

Heights of Abraham, Dale Rd, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NT

Things to do at Heights of Abraham review The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire are somewhere I have fond memories of visiting as a child. To me, it was so magical to step onboard their cable car and go high up the hill to what felt...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical

Doddington Hall and Gardens

Doddington Hall and Gardens, Main St, Doddington, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 4RU

Things to do at Doddington Hall and Gardens review Doddington Hall is an Elizabethan manor house which was built at the end of the 16th Century and completed at the start of the 17th Century. It is located in the village of Doddington near York. The Hall & Gardens...
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Blackpool Tower Attractions

Blackpool Tower, Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4BJ

Things to do at Blackpool Tower review The Blackpool Tower is located along the main promenade in the heart of Blackpool and it is one of the most iconic sites in the UK. It opened back in 1894 and it has always been a tourist attraction. The tower...
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Coral Island Family Arcade

Coral Island, Bonny St, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 5DW

Things to do at Coral Island Family Arcade review Coral Island is a large (the largest of its kind) indoor family attraction located in the heart of Blackpool. It is free to enter Coral Island. Coral Island is located on the main promenade along the seafront in Blackpool. It is right...
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All Ages Indoor Museum Caves and Mines

Peak District Lead Mining Museum

Peak District Lead Mining Museum, 196 S Parade, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR

Things to do at Peak District Lead Mining Museum review The Peak District Lead Mining Museum is in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire. It is a mockup of a 1920s lead and fluorspar mine which is great for kids to safely explore and experiences how the miners worked in dangerous conditions....
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Toddlers Tweens Primary Indoor & Outdoor Food & Fun Animals Outdoor Fun

Daisy Made Farm

Daisy Made Farm, Lincoln Rd, Skellingthorpe, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 5SA

Things to do at Daisy Made Farm review Daisy Made Farm is located in Skellingthorpe, near Lincoln, Lincolnshire. It sells real dairy ice cream that is made fresh on their farm. But that's not all they also have some fun family-friendly things to do making it a great place to...
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Gulliver’s Kingdom Matlock Bath

Gulliver's Kingdom, Temple Walk, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PG

Things to do at Gulliver's Kingdom Matlock Bath review Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath is set into a hillside so it's pretty steep getting up and down. Plan your day so you start at the top and work your way down. There are plenty of rides at this...
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All Ages Outdoor Theme Park

Gulliver’s World Theme Park

Gullivers World Theme Park, Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 9YZ

Things to do at Gulliver's World Theme Park review Gulliver's World is a theme park in Warrington, Cheshire that is part of the Gulliver's chain of parks for families. With themed areas and plenty to do including rides, attractions, shows and play areas. There are more than 30 rides in...
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The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre

The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre, Once Brewed, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN

Things to do The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre review Please note: The centre itself is not a 2+ hour visit. However, Hadrian's wall itself is just a 10-minute walk from the centre There is a circular walk and another attraction of interest to visit along the way. The...
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South Lakes Safari Zoo

South Lakes Safari Zoo, Melton Terrace, Lindal in Furness, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0LU

Things to do at South Lakes Safari Zoo review South Lakes Safari Zoo near Lindal in Furness, Cumbria is home to over 1,000 of the rarest and most endangered animals in unique natural environments. You can get as close as possible to many of their animals. The big animals...
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Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, TR12 6UG

Things to do at Cornish Seal Sanctuary review Located in Gweek, Cornwall is the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. They are a registered charity that rescues and rehabilitates grey seal pups from around the Cornish coastline. You and your family can visit the centre and help support the rescue of the...
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