10 rainy day activities

10 rainy day activities for families in Yorkshire

With rain forecast for most of the weekend, here are ten activities to get you out of the house but still in the dry.

Nothing leads to bickering faster than kids cooped up all day. So here are ten entertaining rainy day activities to enjoy as a family throughout the region.

One for older children with a recommended age of 8 and above, the dungeons bring history to life through actors and special effects in a series of shows that are equal parts gruesome and amusing.

1. York Dungeon

One for older children with a recommended age of 8 and above, the dungeons bring history to life through actors and special effects in a series of shows that are equal parts gruesome and amusing.
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The National Children's Museum is a firm favourite with adults and kids alike. Where else can you step inside a giant set of teeth, walk through a sound garden and run a supermarket?

2. Eureka, Halifax

The National Children's Museum is a firm favourite with adults and kids alike. Where else can you step inside a giant set of teeth, walk through a sound garden and run a supermarket?
Tony Johnson
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One of the UK's most spectacular aquariums, home to a mesmerising array of fish including huge sharks, rays and the only paid of green sawfish in the country.

3. The Deep, Hull

One of the UK's most spectacular aquariums, home to a mesmerising array of fish including huge sharks, rays and the only paid of green sawfish in the country.
Bruce Rollinson
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Steel city is home to a science centre with a difference. Set in a former steelworks, here you can learn about the story of one of Sheffield's most famous exports.

4. Magna, Sheffield

Steel city is home to a science centre with a difference. Set in a former steelworks, here you can learn about the story of one of Sheffield's most famous exports.
Chris Lawton
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