Days Out West Leeds

Theme Parks

Flamingo Land Resort

Combining an extensive Theme Park experience with Yorkshire’s favourite Zoo, plus a fully featured Resort Village, this unique destination provides great days out, fantastic short-breaks and truly memorable holidays!

Flamingo Land Resort, Malton, YO17 6UX. Tel: 0800 408 8840

Flamingo Land Zoo & Conservation Park

The UK’s most visited zoo (Visit England) with 140 species and all the kids’ favourites in the Muddy Duck Farm collection.  You can enjoy a truly amazing view of the animal kingdom in the heart of North Yorkshire. What’s more, with regular handling sessions and talks by zoo keepers, there’s sure to be something that’ll capture your imagination.

The zoo is also open on certain dates throughout the winter season when the Theme Park shuts

Flamingo Land Resort, Malton, YO17 6UX. Tel: 0800 408 8840

Go Ape at Temple Newsam

Opens 5th May

This brand new Park Adventure allows you to design your own fun in the trees at Temple Newsam.  Choose from a variety of aerial routes, mix and match crossings and explore the forest canopy.  Then fly to the ground by zip wire or take The Plummet straight down!

Level one is three different loops of obstacles and crossings. It includes an introductory level, one metre off the ground, which sets you up for two different routes in the tree-tops. Challenge yourself to take on tunnel crossings, flying carpets and tibetan bridges. Each loop ends with a fantastic zip wire.  Minimum Height – 1 metre

Level two adventurers will get all the fun of level one plus can challenge themselves to loop four. Climb through a Fisherman’s Trap to take on a whole new series of high-wire crossings.
Minimum Height – 1 .2 metres

Level three hitting heights of up to 15 metres, level three adventurers will have full access to all nine loops that make up Park Adventure, including an 11 metre Plummet. Minimum Height – 1 .4 metres

Participation and supervision ratios apply – see for more details.

For more details and to book click here.


Light Water Valley

Take on a day out packed with thrills, chills and adventure at Lightwater Valley Theme Park. With over 40 rides and attractions for thrill seekers of all ages, Lightwater Valley Theme Park is bursting with adventures for the whole family and an exciting line up of events for 2017!

North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3HT. Tel: 01765 635321

Stockeld Park

Stockeld Park is a magical seasonal attraction, opens for adventures during most school holidays (and a little extra at Christmas!)

Try Nordic Skiing, explore and interact in the Giant Yew Tree Maze and glide over the Real Ice Rink, against a beautiful Yorkshire countryside backdrop.

Wetherby Rd, Wetherby LS22 4AN. Tel:01937 586101