Days Out Halifax & Calderdale

Theme Parks

Dare 2 Air Huddersfield

Huge inflatable theme park with eight different zones. Kids and adults alike can bounce and burn off energy on the drop slides, balance beams, freefall area and inflatable Wipeout zone.

Play dodgeball, basketball, volleyball, or just jump around all session – the choice is yours!

Open Fridays and weekends during Kirklees term time, and every day during school holidays, but check session and opening times before setting off. 9.45-10.45am session aimed at families with children aged 8 and under. 

  • Dare 2 Air, Huddersfield Leisure Centre, Spring Grove Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4BP.

Diggerland – Castleford

Reopening Monday, April 12 2021

Fun day out where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full- size construction machinery.

Rides for all ages (subject to height restrictions), there are 18 different rides and drives and an array of additional activities.

There are indoor and outdoor play areas, sandpits, coin operated rides and much more.

Diggerland, Willowbridge Lane, Castleford. Call: 0871 22 77 007.


Flamingo Land

Starting to reopen from April 12, 2021

Theme park, zoo and holiday accommodation located near Malton, North Yorkshire.

Enjoy the rides, book an “encounter” with one of the animals, or enjoy the holiday resort facilities such as The Splash Zone.

Flamingo Land, Kirby Misperton, Malton. 0800 40 888 40.

Lightwater Valley

Open from April 17, 2021

Theme park with a variety of rides for all ages, from rotating teacups to The Ultimate, a 1.5 mile long rollercoaster. There is also a discount shopping village.

Open from March until November (check website for specific dates as only open on weekends during spring and autumn other than school holidays)

Theme Park tickets can be pre-booked online up to the day before arriving, saving 30%. Over 1m: £19.60; under 1m: £5.00; Kids 2 yrs and under: free; Senior Citizen: free. (Over 1.3m pay on the day rate is £28.00).

Light Water Valley, North Stainley, near Ripon.