Pubs where children can play safely outside are few and far between.

Plenty of pubs have indoor play areas but only a handful have outdoor space big enough for a beer garden and play equipment.

Here's a round-up of pubs in, or near, Huddersfield which boast outdoor play facilities - perfect for those summer days out with the little ones.

Let us know your favourites, whether in Huddersfield or further afield.

The Ship Inn

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There's an indoor Wacky Warehouse for kids of all ages, as well as an outdoor play area at this Hungry Horse chain pub.

Judging by reviews by parents on Facebook, the play areas are worth checking out.

Steanard Lane, Mirfield, WF14 8HB. Tel: 01924 493364.

Fenay Bridge Fayre and Square Pub

This pub advertises itself as a family pub restaurant. It also boasts an outdoor play area with equipment including a slide and, for when it rains, an inside play area too.

241 Penistone Road, HD8 0AS. Tel: 01484 609870.

Wills O'Nats

Play area at Wills O' Nats pub, Meltham
Play area at Wills O' Nats pub, Meltham

There's no shortage of outdoor space for the kids to run free while mums and dad can sit nearby and keep an eye on them.

Equipment includes a slide and some climbing equipment.

Blackmoorfoot Road, Meltham, HD9 5PS. Tel: 01484 850078.

The Sands House

Kids will love the big green space, which also includes some play equipment.

One Huddersfield dad, Scott Bradbury, whose daughter is two, said: "There's a decent beer garden at Sands with climbing frames. It's a good space for children to run around safely."

Blackmoorfoot Road, Crosland Hill, HD4 7AE. Tel: 01484 654478.

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High Park

Play area at High Park
Play area at High Park

Lots of parents have left online compliments about this family pub's indoor and outdoor play areas. There's outdoor seating and play equipment nearby for kids to enjoy.

269 Bradley Road, HD2 1PZ. Tel: 01484 534226.

The Flying Ferret

The Flying Ferret
The Flying Ferret

This family-friendly pub has a beer garden and outdoor play area. Reader Chris Barrow says: "It even offers a great view of iconic Emley tower while taking in the summer sun. The pub has the occasional kids' disco on a Saturday afternoon and a family-friendly no swearing policy throughout the premises."

95 Huddersfield Road, Shelley, HD8 8HF. Tel: 01484 769974.

And for those don't mind driving a little further afield...

Brewers Fayre Water Mill

The outdoor play area has a small climbing frame for little ones and a larger piece of climbing equipment for older children.

Salterhebble Hill, Huddersfield Road, Halifax, HX3 0QT. Tel: 01422 347 700.

The Moorlands Inn

Play area at Moorlands Inn
Play area at Moorlands Inn

There's a slide and climbing frames in a large grassed area with wooden tables for mums and dads to sit and watch their kids at play. The pub is set in a beautiful location near to Ogden Water, a popular spot for families and walkers.

Keighley Road, Ogden, Halifax, HX2 8XD. Tel: 01422 248 943.

Let us know your favourites, whether in Huddersfield or further afield.

Contact: andrew.robinson@trinitymirror.com