Best Things To Do & Days Out In North Yorkshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 1017 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 Free

Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3LY

Things to do at Museum of Lincolnshire Life review At the northeast of Lincoln, up past the castle, you will find the Museum of Lincolnshire Life. There is plenty to see there including many historically accurate rooms such as a living room, bedroom, stable, kitchens etc. They also...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Railway

Lincolnshire Wolds Railway

Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Station Road, Ludborough, Lincolnshire, DN36 5SQ

Things to do at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway review The Lincolnshire Wolds Railway is the only place in Lincolnshire where you can ride on a full-size steam train. They are registered as a charity and are currently trying to extend the line further. It's one of those kinds of...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical

Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

Things to do at Lincoln Castle review Lincoln castle is situated at the top of the city of Lincoln and overlooks the surrounding countryside for a number of miles. It is located opposite Lincoln cathedral which is well worth a visit and you can purchase combined tickets for...
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Hall Farm Park

Hall Farm Park, Caistor Road, South Kelsey, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, LN7 6PR

Things to do at Hall Farm Park review Hall Farm Park is situated out in the countryside in South Kelsey near Market Rasen in North Lincolnshire. It is a small attraction but there is more than enough there to fill up a day. They have some really fun...
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Bransby Horses, near Lincoln

Bransby Horses, Bransby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 2PH

Things to do at Bransby Horses review Bransby Horses is a non-profit organisation which means it is free to visit but they do rely on donations. If you do want to donate I can recommend their shop which has some lovely items for sale and proceeds go towards...
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Normanby Hall Country Park

Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby Rd, Normanby, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN15 9HU

Things to do at Normanby Hall review Normanby Hall is located in North Lincolnshire. Our main highlight is that it's not expensive! In the large grounds, they have two relatively new playgrounds. The first is near the main car park and has plenty to climb on and slide...
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The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe

The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe, Stamford Bridge Rd, Gate Helmsley, York, North Yorkshire, YO41 1NB

Pick Your Own PumpkinsPick Your Own Fruit Located on the main road in a small village called Gate Helmsley you will find The Balloon Tree Farmshop and cafe. It's just a short drive from Stamford Bridge, North Yorkshire on the main road from York to Driffield. Pick Your Own Pumpkins...
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Teens Tweens Primary Indoor Caves and Mines

Speedwell Cavern

Speedwell Cavern, Winnats Pass, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WA

Things to do at Speedwell Cavern review Speedwell Cavern is just a short walk (approximately 15 to 20 minutes) from the village of Castleton. They also have a free on-site car park. This cavern really should only be visited by children that are confident walkers. There are 105 steps down...
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Peak Cavern

Peak Cavern, Peak Cavern Road, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WS

Things to do at Peak Cavern review Peak Cavern is located in the centre of Castleton. Although there isn't parking at the cavern itself it's not far to walk from the main pay and display car park for the village. Plus the walk there is stunning as Castleton is one of...
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Teens Tweens Primary Indoor Caves and Mines

Blue John Cavern

Blue John, Cross St, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WH

Things to do at Blue John Cavern review Blue John is a semi-precious mineral and can only be found in Blue John Cavern and Treak Cliff Cavern at Castleton in Derbyshire. The scenery in this part of Derbyshire is simply stunning. There is parking near to Blue John but as the...
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All Ages Outdoor Historical

Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle, Market Pl, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WQ

Things to do at Peveril Castle review Peveril Castle in Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire is owned and run by English Heritage. The castle sits at the top of a big hill that overlooks the quaint Derbyshire village. It must have been an effort building the castle back in the 12th Century....
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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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Volcano Falls Adventure Golf Xscape Yorkshire

Volcano Falls, Colorado Way, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4TA

Things to do at Volcano Falls Castleford review Volcano Falls Adventure Golf is located in the large Xscape building at Castleford, West Yorkshire. They have two 18 hole courses at Volcano falls. There is a T-Rex trail course and a Volcano valley course. The T-Rex adventure golf course is more a...
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Snozone Castleford Xscape Yorkshire

Snozone, Xscape Yorkshire, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4TA

Things to do at Snozone Castleford Xscape Yorkshire review The largest indoor real snow resort in England is located at Snozone in Xscape, Castleford, West Yorkshire. As well as family sledging sessions Snozone also offer Indoor Skiing or Snowboarding. Plus Skiing and Snowboarding lessons. They also have a Snozone in Milton...
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Middleham Castle

Middleham Castle, Castle Hill, Canaan Lane, Middleham, North Yorkshire, DL8 4QG

Things to do at Middleham Castle review Middleham castle maintained by English Heritage is situated in the centre of the village of Middleham. It is in the heart of Wensleydale, North Yorkshire. Work on the castle started back in 1190. It is most famous for being the childhood home of Richard...
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