The 11 best things to do with the kids in Leeds during half-term according to Tripadvisor

Stuck for ideas for what to do with the kids in Leeds this half-term?

Monday, 31st May 2021, 11:45 am
These are 11 of the best things to do with kids in Leeds over half-term.

The school holidays can be a great chance to unwind, but what about when the kids are getting restless for things to do? Leeds is full of brilliant places to visit, many of them free of charge. Check some of the best things to do with the kids below, according to people on Tripadvisor.

The Royal Armouries Museum is home to thousand of items from the National Collection of Arms and Armour, so theres plenty for all of the family to see - and its completely free to enter.
With of 700 acres to explore, including two splendid lakes, Roundhay Park is the perfect place to spend the day outdoors with your family.

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Travel just minutes from Leeds city centre to explore 500 years of history and 1500 acres of scenic parkland.
One of the Treasure Houses of England, the historic Georgian property sits within “Capability” Brown designed landscape with remarkable views from the award winning Terraces
If youre in the mood for an historical outing, then the 12th-century ruins of Kirkstall Abbey is the place to go. Theres also plenty of surrounding greenery to explore if the weather holds out.
Wander through the grimy streets of Victorian Leeds, watch gruesome operations taking place in our 19th-century operating theatre, visit a seventies-style sexual health clinic, chart how well the world responds to crisis, and discover the medical innovations that changed the world.
The 400-hectare country park near Swillington might not be the most obvious of attractions, but it extremely popular with walkers and bird spotters.
Home to beautiful gardens, sprawling parkland, a lake, streams and woodland, Golden Acre provides a wonderfully picturesque setting to enjoy a wander in the sunshine, before settling down for a peaceful picnic.
One of the largest indoor markets in Europe, Kirkgate is a shopper’s paradise from fresh food, drink and fashion to jewellery, flowers, hardware and haberdashery.
Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the UK's most popular garden tourist attractions and home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens.
One of the most well-known sights in Otley, the park lies alongside the River Wharfe and has beautiful gardens where you can take a leisurely walk, go on the river on a boat or pedalo, or just sit and watch the world – and the river – go by.