Days Out Wakefield

Soft Play Areas & Play Cafes

Hop along to Grass Hoppers indoor and outdoor play area at Tong Garden Centre for a proper playtime!

You’ll find a huge outdoor adventure playground with sand pits and bouncing pillows and a large indoor play area, with sports court, big play frame and a baby and toddler zone, where your young ones can enjoy playtime – whatever the weather!

There’s also great grub including pizzas, toasties and award winning ice cream in Woody’s Kitchen!

For more information and to book your playtime session, CLICK HERE

Booking required.  Suitable for babies and toddlers.

Tong Lane, Bradford, BD4 0RY

0113 285 3506
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Carr Gate Garden Centre, Wakefield

Cafe and small soft play.

The food is fresh and our chefs, often inspired by the seasons, prepare dishes with a contemporary twist on classic favourites. Breakfast, lunch and tea are served daily.

Monday to Saturday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Sunday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Address: Old Bradford Road, Carr Gate, Wakefield, WF2 0SY

Call: 0844 288 5074

Cheeky Monkeys, Wakefield

Adventure play centre consists of 2 separate play areas, multilevel play structure, ball pools, football court, car track and cars plus much more…

Address: 4 Grantley Sreet, Wakefield, WF1 4LA

Call: 01924 373 710

Cloud 9

Completely re-vamped soft play centre in Ossett with numerous rooms to keep everyone entertained


Sessions are:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 11:30am / 12:30pm – 2:30pm / 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:30am – 12:30pm / 1:30pm – 3:30pm


07725 259388

The Old Auction House, Illingworth Street, Ossett, WF5 8AL

Happy Days Play Centre, Wakefield

Monday – Saturdays 9.30am – 5.30pm
Sundays 9.30am – 4.00pm

Wakefield’s indoor soft play for children up to 8 years, Happy Days has two separate areas designed to provide lots of fun in a safe environment for pre-walkers and children up to the age of 8 years.

Children’s Party packages available.
rawlers £1
1-8 years £6
Adults £1

Address: Unit 22, Headway Business Centre, Denby Dale Road, Wakefield, WF2 7AZ
Call: 01924 360 808

Hungry Llama, Cannon Hall Farm

The Hungry Llama indoor play area is one of the biggest and best in the north of England. Packed with features including nine dramatic slides and the most up to date play equipment, it guarantees a fabulous, fun filled day whatever the weather.

The admission price is inclusive of the Farm, Outdoor adventure playground and Indoor play.

Address: Cannon Hall Farm, Cawthorne, S75 4AT

Call 01226 790127

Jelly Beans, Denby Dale

Jelly Beans offers a friendly, safe and relaxing soft play to visit with your young children allowing them to socialise, communicate and learn through play.


Address: Unit 20 Springfield Mills, Denby Dale, HD8 8TH

Call: 01484 860969

Kiddy Winx Pot House Hamlet

Especially for under 5’s, we offer calm imaginative play for you & your little one indoors & outdoors.

Play, eat and learn at enriching classes or book your party with us!


Barnsley Rd, Silkstone, Barnsley S75 4JU

Normanton Sports Acro Stay & Play

Soft play and bouncy castle plus toys a really fun and happy environment for children 0-5yrs to play and learn

Operating on Mondays & Thursday only


07773 704735

152 Castleford Rd, Normanton WF6 2EP

Playmania, Elsecar

Open 7 days a week:- Monday to Friday 9:30am to 6:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5:30pm


Local classes

10 am Toddler Group
11.30 am Singalong


9.30 am Be our Guest free breakfast
10 am Be our Guest disco
12.30 pm Baby Rave
4.15 pm Character Cafe with a kids meal for just £1


10 am Baby Rave

12.30 pm Sensory for Babies sessions for under and over 1’s

4.30 pm Superhero Academy


9.30 am Free Breakfast with …

10 am singalong with our characters

12.30 pm Sensory for Babies, sessions for under and over 1’s

3 pm Play & Eat from 3 pm, choose a kids meal for £1

*Don’t forget these activities only run during term time.


Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barnsley, S74 8HJ



Call: 01226 744 344

Rainbow PlayRooms

Our beautiful little play room in The Ridings Shopping Centre has different areas to engage and intrigue your little ones whilst helping them learn as they play. Home corners, art areas, sensory elements, reading corners, building areas, small world areas, sandpit, phew…we’ve got it all.


07581 428925

Secret Garden, Horbury

At The Secret Garden we have dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and children up to 9 years old.

We have a large and modern cafe with fresh, healthy, tasty food, good coffee and cakes.

And if you want a party, there’s nowhere better than our dedicated party ‘Treehouse’


Monday – Saturday 9:30am – 6:00pm

Sunday 9:30am – 4:00pm


Address: 223 Bridge Road, Horbury, Wakefield, WF4 5QA

Call: 01924 270011

Shake, Rattle & Roll, Pontefract

Retro inspired multi level quirky play gym with beautifully presented party room and kookie cafe with a wide choice of menu.

Incorporating a super speed slide, an astro turf football pitch, high suspension bridge for our little dare-devils and a lovely enclosed toddler area with little interactive toys for our teenie tiny guests.


Monday – Friday 9:30am – 3:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – midday


Address: 10 South Bailey Industrial Estate, South Baileygate, Pontefract, WF8 2LN

Call: 01977 600091

Skye Pie’s Soft Play

Indoor soft play and cafe in Allerton Bywater, WF10, with an age range of 0-10 years, but best suited to children aged 7 and under.


01977 517590

Unit 3 Kiln Park, Allerton Bywater, WF10 2FX

Stompers, Batley

Let your little ones have a Stomper time in this fantastic Play Gym.

With a spider web maze, ball pools, three slides and a mini football pitch; this Play Gym has been designed with children aged 7 or under in mind, to let them run wild in a safe and secure environment.


Open seven days a week 9:00am – 6:00pm

Age 4 – 7 years
Age 3 years or under

Address: Batley Sports & Tennis Centre, Windmill Lane, Birstall, Batley, WF17 0QD

The Play Station, Ossett

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Family Fun, from playing in the toddler area with the little ones to the football court with the older ones, The Playstation offers a variety of fun for little kids to big kids!!! Party Packages Available
Walkers £3.50
Crawlers £1.50
Babies £0.50
Childminders/Foster Carers £2.00 per child


Address: RCM Business Centre, Sand Beds Trading Estate, Dewsbury Road, Ossett, WF5 9ND

Call: 01924 283 849

The Play Village, Mapplewell

Toddler Time children aged 0-4 Monday-Thursday 9:30-11:30 (only £1.50 per child)

Opening Times
Mon-Fri 9.30am and 12.30pm
Saturday 9.30am and 12.30pm
Sunday Private Parties Only

The Play Village is a unique and exciting children’s play area and café, which offers a variety of exciting activities for children 0-8 years. Relax and enjoy our home-cooked, bistro style menu while the kids have a great time!

Great value birthday parties!


Address: Unit 5, Blacker Rd, Mapplewell, Barnsley S75 6BP

Call 01226 383 336

Uproar Play Barn

Wanted… bold and daring mini explorers to go wild in South Yorkshire’s new land of adventure ‘Uproar! Play Barn’. Are you ready to go on a quest into the unknown Jurassic word of Uproar!?

Come face to face with a roaring Tyrannosaurus Rex and soaring Pterodactyls inside this fully immersive indoor play area. Design your very own interactive 3D Dinosaur and explore an explosive volcano slide!


Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Hurst Ln, Auckley, Doncaster DN9 3HQ

Wacky Warehouse, Sandal

Wacky Warehouse at the Walnut Tree, whether you are looking to Book a Birthday Party, Purchase a Membership Card, meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our Arts and Craft sessions, pop in for Tots Club or simply relax with a coffee and magazine whilst your child plays.


Monday ‐ Thursday & Sunday: 09:30 ‐ 19:00
Friday & Saturday ‐ 09:30 ‐ 20:00


Address: Barnsley Road, Wakefield, WF2 6BH
Call: 01924 250 480

Wacky Warehouse, Stanley Ferry

Wacky Warehouse at the Stanley Ferry, whether you are looking to Book a Birthday Party, Purchase a Membership Card, meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our Arts and Craft sessions, pop in for Tots Club or simply relax with a coffee and magazine whilst your child plays, Wacky is the perfect venue for you!


Monday ‐ Thursday & Sunday: 09:30am ‐ 19:00pm
Friday & Saturday ‐ 09:30am ‐ 20:00pm


Address: Ferry Lane, Stanley, Wakefield, WF3 4LT
Call: 01924 290 596