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20 Great Indoor Activities Around Leeds

We might be in the midst of the winter months but that doesn’t mean we have to stay within the confinements of our 4 walls. There is only so long Netflix can keep the kids entertained, don’t fear there are some awesome indoor activities available around Leeds and local areas. We’ve put together a list of just 20 of the fantastic indoor activities available in Leeds. So don’t hibernate this winter, get out and see what our great city has to offer.

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Jungle Kids

Horsforth

Appropriately named, Jungle Kids is what you would expect; a soft play adventure for your little ones to run wild. From slides, tubes, cargo nets and ball pools, the kids are guaranteed hours of fun at Jungle Kids.  What’s more, there’s a café abbey for you parents to enjoy your afternoon as well. 

Find them at: 2, 12 Whingate, Armley, Leeds LS12 3BL

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Tropical World

Horsforth

It’s always summer in Tropical World; the greenhouses will transport you through waterfalls, aquariums, rain forests and much more. Learn all about creepy crawlies, friendly meerkats and your favourite fish; a perfect day out for the whole family. 

Find them at: Princes Ave, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2ER

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Kids Clubhouse

Horsforth

On New Road Side in Horsforth, The Kids Clubhouse is a popular spot for parents and kids. The soft play and party venue is the perfect place to burn some energy. The kids can slide, crawl and swing their way through the soft play area whilst you take a nosey around the gift shop in the entrance or enjoy a latte in the café; what’s not to love.

Find them at: 75 New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4QD

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Teamsport GoKarting

Horsforth

Why not find your competitive streak at TeamSport Go Karting. Get on all the gear and you’ll really start to feel like Lewis Hamilton. Sound a bit speedy for the little ones? Don’t panic, there are designated Cadet Karts for children over the age of 8 to try out their driving skills.

Find them at: Accommodation Rd, Leeds LS10 1NQ

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Royal Armouries

Horsforth

Explore a bit of history at United Kingdom’s National Museum of Arms and Armour. The Royal Armouries isn’t your standard museum, hosting a range of rotating events for everyone to enjoy. Keep an eye out for special school holiday events, making for a great day out.

Find them at: Armouries Dr, Leeds LS10 1LT

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Bramley Baths

Horsforth

Make a splash at Bramley Baths this winter. If you can face getting into your costume, Bramley Baths is the place to go for a dip. Established in 1904 the baths has a lot of history behind it. Not into swimming length? Why not try aqua ballet or family fun swim all available at Bramley Baths. Don’t forget to go for a post pool steam room.

Find them at: 414 Broad Ln, Bramley, Leeds LS13 3DF

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Abbey House Museum

Horsforth

Discover what life was like in the Victorian era art Abbey House Museum. You’ll be transported back to the era as you wander through the recreated Victorian streets. Take a stop at the shops, pub and take a look in the houses; an education yet fun day for the family.  

Find them at: Abbey Walk, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH

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Rainbow Factory

Horsforth

Let story time come to life at The Rainbow Factory. This unique day out is great for the little ones, exploring well known tales in woodlands, wonderland and Neverland. The Rainbow Factory gives kids the opportunity to get creative and enjoy fancy dress, whilst you take a well-deserved break in the café. 

Find them at: Springfield Commercial Centre Bagley Lane, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5LY

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The Great Escape Game

Horsforth

If you have an older family to keep entertained  or want an activity for you and your friends , head to Leeds’ no1 Escape room; The Great Escape. Break free from a choice of 8 rooms, from spooky to space, use your brains to get yourselves out!

Find them at: Atlas House, 31 King St, Leeds LS1 2HL

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Clip N Climb

Horsforth

The ultimate indoor climbing centre; explore new heights at Clip n Climb in Holbeck. With over 32 unique climbing challenges, you and the family will be in for an action packed day. Suitable for children aged 4 and above, head down to Clip n Climb and you might just find a new hobby.

Find them at: Unit 3, Tristram Centre, Brown Ln W, Holbeck, Leeds LS12 6BF

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Planet Ice

Horsforth

The ice is chilling as we speak! Planet Ice is set to be one of Leeds’ top indoor attractions, opening its door on January 31st 2020. If you struggle finding your skating feet, why not book lessons in figure skating, ice hockey or speed skating to give you the guidance you need. Set to make a great day out for any family, group of friends or dancing on ice fanatics; watch this space for the opening of Planet Ice.

Find them at:  Planet Ice, Elland Rd, Beeston, Leeds LS11 0EY

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Odeon Luxe The Springs

Horsforth

Gone are the days of feeling cramped as you endure a 2 hour film at your local cinema. The Odeon Luxe is a new age of cinema. Relax and recline in their deluxe leather seats, whilst you enjoy a selection food and drinks – all that’s left to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the movie.

Find them at: Unit 14, The Springs, Thorpe Park View, Leeds LS15 8GH

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Crazy Tykes Play Centre

Horsforth

If you’re in the Wetherby area and looking for an energy burning exercise for the kids, head to Crazy Tykes Play Centre.  With slides, ball pools and a designated under 4’s soft play zone, there is something to suit everyone at Crazy Tykes, making for a great rainy day activity. 

Find them at: Thorp Arch Trading Estate, 650, Wetherby LS23 7FJ

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Hollywood Bowl

Horsforth

It’s a firm favourite for a winter’s day. Hollywood Bowl the place to strike up a little competitive spirit. The popular bowling lanes have a great atmosphere for all the family. Once the bowling is done, continue the competition in the arcade on your way out.

Find them at: Cardigan Fields, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS4 2DG

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Laser Quest

Horsforth

Begin your mission at Laser Quest Armley, experience the thrill and adrenaline as you battle your way to victory with infrared laser beams. You’ll be immersed in a journey of light, sound and maybe a little smoke, as you tackle your mission!

Find them at: 164 Armley Rd, Armley, Leeds LS12 2TY

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Leeds Art Gallery

Horsforth

Explore your creative side at Leeds Art Gallery, take in the modern and contemporary art on display as you wander round the gallery, or get stuck into one of their many creative and skill based workshops.

Find them at: The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA

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Carriageworks

Horsforth

The theatre is a real treat for an afternoon or an evening. The Carriageworks theatre often showcases the best of national and international tours in a choice or their 2 auditoriums. Situated at the Electric Press in Millennium Square there are plenty of places to make a night of it and to grab a bite to eat before or after the performance.

Find them at: 3 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD

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Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf

Horsforth

Who says golf has to be an outdoor sport. Enjoy a round of the craziest crazy golf at Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf. Choose between 18 or 36 holes as you put your way through lights, black lit holes and much more, this is definitely a round of golf you won’t forget.

Find them at: Great George St, Leeds LS2 8ER

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Eureka

Horsforth

Head over to Halifax for a guaranteed fantastic day at Eureka. The unique museum is like no other, perfect for children aged 0-11, there are six unique zones to fill a whole day.  Each zone is jam-packed with interactive exhibitions to get the creative minds flowing.

Find them at: Discovery Rd, Halifax HX1 2NE

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LS-Ten

Horsforth

For the older kids LS-TEN Skate Park is a popular hangout. The charity run centre for extreme sports is perfect for inline skating, BMX and skateboarding. If you’re still amateur taking a trip down to watch is just an impressive.

Find them at: Unit 1 Kitson Rd, Leeds LS10 1NT

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Don’t let the weather put you off this winter, after all who knows how long it will last…

Try out a few of these excellent indoor activities in your local area; we’re sure they’ll be a hit with the whole family.

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