Self-catering Lodges and Cottages – Nidderdale, Yorkshire Dales
Studfold Adventure Trail, near Middlesmoor: adventure nature trail with bird hide, meadows, den building, giant story chair, ride-on tractors with sandpit and picnic area.
Nidderdale Llamas, near Wilsill: experience llama trekking.
Valley Gardens and Playground, Harrogate: large playground, boating lake, paddling pool, crazy golf, skate park.
Lightwater Valley Theme Park & Country Shopping Village, near Ripon: rides, roller-coaster, falconry centre and Angry Birds Activity Park – day out for all the family.
Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam railway: steam train rides through beautiful Dales scenery.
Stockeld Park, between Harrogate and Leeds: outdoor play areas, enchanted woodland, rollerskating/ice rink.
Hesketh Farm Park at Bolton Abbey: range of animals to feed and learn about, tractor & trailer tours, indoor sandpit and outdoor play area.
Billy Bobs Playbarn, Yorkshire Dales Icecream & American Diner, near Skipton.
National Railway Museum, York: explore giant halls of railway locomotives.
Royal Armouries, Leeds: collection of arms and armour, children’s activities, events e.g. jousting.
National Media Museum, Bradford: 8 floors of free exhibitions and interactive galleries, 3 cinemas including IMAX.
The Forbidden Corner, near Leyburn: a labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four-acre garden. (Not suitable for younger children).
Swimming pools located in Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Knaresborough and Harrogate.