It’s the mid-term vacation and there is still plenty to do around Huddersfield.
The weather might not be so good, but luckily there is plenty to do indoors across Huddersfield that is suitable for all ages.
Sometimes mid-term can be dreaded when suddenly the weather turns bad and you don’t know what to do with your little ones.
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So, from flying on a trampoline to playing laser tag, we’ve put together a list of ten of the best things you can do while on vacation halfway through.
We made sure to select places that can be enjoyed in any weather and that are not that expensive too so that you can enjoy a day without breaking the bank.
Dare 2 Air
With eight different zones on a large inflatable, Dare 2 Air is suitable for the whole family.
Think backflips and flying through the air, it’s bound to be a lot of fun.
There is a sports area, a wipeout area and a free fall area.
For children 3 and under it’s free while for 4 and over it’s £ 7.50.
For a group pass for four it’s £ 19.50
Splash Park at Huddersfield Leisure Center
With reviews claiming this is the best leisure aquatic experience in West Yorkshire, there is plenty to do for young people and adults alike.
Think buckets of water, jets, a lazy river, small slides, and a fun pool.
But for the older ones, there is the water channel and the side reel.
During school holidays, the slides are open all day.
For a family pass without the slides, it’s £ 10.
With the slides it’s £ 15.95.
Huddersfield Climbing Center
For all ages, Freeklime is one of the best climbing centers.
There are a lot of different troubled walls and owner Chris Whitehead made the boulder fun for everyone.
Standard admission is £ 8 and shoe rental is £ 3.
This indoor playroom is a big hit with the little ones and a great place to release that excess energy.
From monkey decks to the ball pool, there’s also a cafe for adults to watch their little ones.
Considered one of the best for its friendly staff and good prices, a session can cost as little as £ 1.50.
It is open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
During half of the quarter, LaserZone runs the Munchkin Madness Kids Club every day of the week from 1 p.m.
It’s usually crowded and offers everything from kids’ club to advanced level
The Huddersfield LaserZone revolves around a futuristic abandoned town, with a chemical factory, police station, car store, church, castle, warehouse and power station.
For one game it’s £ 5.25 and for four it’s £ 18.
For the kids club it’s £ 8 for non-members and £ 7 for members.
Tolson M useum and Ravensknowle
It’s perfect for rainy days and to occupy little minds.
From Roman finds to textiles, birds and transport, it’s fascinating.
The Treasure House marks the fascinating, the curious and the astonishing, with an infamous exhibition of half-pigs, which is of course one of the top attractions for young visitors.
There is always an event going on that the little ones can get into.
Falling into Batley, it’s only about 30 minutes from the center of Huddersfield
Think of an Addams family-style building The Bagshaw Museum in Wilton Park has its own Egyptian Tomb, a place to visit the ‘Spirit of Southeast Asia’ and even a place to make music in the African Gallery, this what makes this place even better for a family trip is that it’s free.
Roller skating is always a fun way to pass the time.
It’s not just that here, but Playworld actually houses a four-story mellow gym, food and drink under one roof.
The center ice rink can accommodate up to 120 skaters, and after you’ve done all the activities, you can sit down for a bite to eat.
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Eureka! is one of Yorkshire’s most popular museums for children.
With hands-on exhibits to learn more about the human body and ecosystems, there is a lot to do and learn.
The museum even has a kid-sized Town Square, complete with a Halifax bank, the Marks and Spencer store, and the Eureka! house – allows young people to play cashier, find out where food comes from and use a functioning cash machine that dispenses Eureka banknotes.
The museum, at Discovery Road, is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during school term. Standard entry includes a free annual pass, and children 0-11 months old are free. For adults and children aged three and over, admission costs £ 12.95, and toddlers aged 1 to 2 costs £ 5.25.
It’s not for the faint of heart, but if you’ve ever imagined yourself being able to have a prison escape, here’s a place to test your skills.
The challenge is started by Live Escape – a timed escape game where teams of up to five people must solve clues to escape the prison cell. Look for clues, solve puzzles, and crack the codes you need to gain your freedom, but when you reach an hour, the game is over.
The Adventure Game, at 42A New North Road, near Fitzwilliam Street, Huddersfield, is available to book in alternate timeslots from 11am to 10pm, and costs between £ 42 and £ 102 depending on the number of people participating .
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