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5 best things to do with kids near Keighley

There are lots of fantastic activities and attractions for kids on offer in and around Keighley area whether you want to go along with them or leave them to it. We've created a list of the 5 best kid-friendly things to do. The best is the multi-activity holiday club located in Cowling, which keeps kids active and having fun every school holiday except Christmas.


  1. Multi-activity holiday club, Cowling, near Keighley

It can be hard to fill the school holidays with lots of fun activities and many parents need to work. The multi-activity holiday club at High Adventure is the ideal holiday solution as each day is filled with an exciting selection of activities from climbing & high ropes to water sports. Suitable for age 7+, there will be lots of other children for your kids to make friends with and the High Adventure instructors are fully qualified and DBS checked, offering a fun, friendly and safe environment for your children.


Priced from £20 per day, it's a great way to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays or offer the best "guilt free" childcare option of you have to work.


2. Cliffe Castle, museum in Keighley


Voted a number 1 visit on Tripadvisor, Cliffe Castle was originally the home of Victorian millionaire and textile manufacturer, Henry Isaac Butterfield. In recent years Cliffe Castle has undergone a major restoration. Visitors can see sparkling Victorian rooms and furniture, paintings, and decorative art. Special galleries deal with natural history, archaeology and social history, all of which can be seen on your visit along with the internationally important display of stained glass by Morris and Co.


The Castle also hosts changing exhibitions from our collections and the community. Family areas ensure that there is something for all ages.


The address of the castle is Cliffe Castle Museum, Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley, BD20 6LH.



3. Bronte Waterfall, near Keighley


The Brontë Waterfall is a small waterfall located about a mile south-west of Stanbury, near Haworth, West Yorkshire, England. It's around a 20 minute drive from Keighley.


It takes approx 45 minutes to walk from Haworth Main Street to the Bronte Waterfall or 25 minutes from Penistone Hill Country Park which has free parking. The walk and views are absoloutely breathtaking.


Click here to view photos and find out what people have to say on Tripadvisor.



4. The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway


The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway is a unique 5-mile branch line railway set in the heart of West Yorkshire, running heritage steam and diesel trains from the industrial landscape of Keighley to the stunning Brontë Country of Oxenhope.


Take a trip back in time by travelling on one of the train, book one of their experiences, go to one of their popular events and enjoy food and drink at the cafe.


Find out more via their website https://kwvr.co.uk/


5. Family Activity Holiday, High Adventure Holidays, near Keighley



If you've always fancied the idea of enjoying a range of exciting activities as a family then High Adventure Holidays is based near Keighley and they offer family activity weekends and 6 night breaks that include your accommodation, food, activities & evening entertainment.


It's the ideal way to have quality time together as a family and it's also a really sociable holiday as there will be other like-minded families enjoying the activities with you. Prices start from just £175pp for a 2 night break and from £379pp for a 6 night break.



Summary- There's lots to do for families in and around the Keighley area

So there you have it. There are some great things to do and attractions in and around the Keighley area, keeping the kids and even the whole family entertained during the school holidays. These include the kids holiday club in Cowling, Cliffe Castle, Bronte Waterfall, The Keighley and Worth Railway and a Family Activity break at High Adventure Holidays.



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