Here are some great affordable family days out in and around Leeds.

15 of the best cheap days out near Leeds for the summer holidays

With the summer holidays underway, parents will be on the lookout for things to do with the family.

There are a wealth of options in and near Leeds, with activities that make the most of the outdoors and provide wet weather entertainment. Here are some of the best activities for adults and children that you can do without breaking the bank.

One of the most complete examples of a medieval abbey in the UK, this free attraction is a fascinating place to learn about the area's past. It has a museum and plenty of grounds to explore.

1. Kirkstall Abbey

One of the most complete examples of a medieval abbey in the UK, this free attraction is a fascinating place to learn about the area's past. It has a museum and plenty of grounds to explore.
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For less than 10 per person, and below 5 for kids, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in this outdoor pool. There are also indoor pool facilities, as well as a picnic area, bowling green and tennis court.

2. Ilkley Lido

For less than 10 per person, and below 5 for kids, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in this outdoor pool. There are also indoor pool facilities, as well as a picnic area, bowling green and tennis court.
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The UK's oldest museum that was formerly housed in the Tower of London. This free entry museum is an eye-opening experience for all the family and is the best place to learn about arms and armour.

3. Royal Armouries

The UK's oldest museum that was formerly housed in the Tower of London. This free entry museum is an eye-opening experience for all the family and is the best place to learn about arms and armour.
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The oldest continuously working railway in the world is based in Leeds. Head to Hunslet to take a ride on this piece of history. Prices are lower than five pounds for adults and children.

4. Middleton Railway

The oldest continuously working railway in the world is based in Leeds. Head to Hunslet to take a ride on this piece of history. Prices are lower than five pounds for adults and children.
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