Leeds is around 25 minutes from the flat on the M1. Among the attractions in Leeds is the Royal Armouries (Webpage), a historical museum.
To visit the Leeds webpage click here.
York is around 35 minutes from West Bretton using the A1(M). In the beautiful historic city with its famous cathedral and city walls are also many shops and attractions such as York Dungeon (Webpage) and the Jorvik Viking Museum (Webpage).
To visit the York webpage click here.
Halifax is around 30 minutes from the flat. In Halifax are many interesting places to visit including the very popular children's museum Eureka (Webpage) and Peace Hall.
To visit the Halifax webpage click here.
Thackary Medical Museum|
This is a highly entertaining medical museum next to St James Hospital in Leeds (around 30 minutes from the flat). It looks at medicine through the ages with lots of hands-on activities.
To visit the Medical Museums webpage click here.
While no Theme Park is very close there are many theme parks in the area including:
LightWater Valley (Webpage)
Flamingo Land (Webpage)
Pleasure Island Cleethorpes (Webpage)
Fantasy Island, Skegness (Webpage)
American Adventure (Webpage)
Other Places of Interest
Kirklees Light Railway
Pugneys Watersports Lake
This picturesque town is just 20 minutes from the house and well worth a visit. It is best known for being the home of BBC's comedy series Last of the Summer Wine.
To visit the Holmfirth webpage click here.
Xscape Castleford Snowdome
The Snowdome is located next to Freeport, a cheap designer clothes outlet at junction 32 of the M62, (Webpage). It is an indoor skiing dome with other activities. It is due to open sometime in 2003. Also around 20 minutes from the house is Sheffield Ski Village a dry ski slope.
To visit the Snowdomes webpage click here.
To visit Sheffield Ski Villages webpage click here.