Blog » Month: May 2019

Indoor swimming pools with slides, splash zones and other fun stuff near Doncaster

Swimming is often a go-to activity during school holidays as there is lots of fun to be had and energy burnt, whatever the weather!! Here are lots of options within an hours drive (ish) of Doncaster. Doncaster Dome Right on our doorstep, we’re lucky to have this so close. Read our Mumbler Review here  Swimming…

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Dinosaurs are on the loose at Stockeld Park – this May Half Term only!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park** It feels like the children have only just gone back to school after Easter doesn’t it!? And now we’re about to break up again for the May Half Term! Are you worried that you’ve already used up all your ideas for entertaining those little people? Don’t worry,…

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Things to do in Doncaster this half term

We are nearly at the end of what seems to have been the shortest half term ever! Here is a quick round up of things to do during the May half term 2019! Starting on Monday 25th May, to 2nd June. See ALL listings here. PointFest – Free Family Arts Festival  Join us at our…

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Parks and Playgrounds in Doncaster

We have so many parks and playgrounds to enjoy in and around Doncaster. Here are are a few that we’d recommend and you can find the full list here in our Parks & Playgrounds area. Sandall Park and Cafe. One of the largest parks in Doncaster, there is lots of open space and lots to…

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10 Water Safety Tips

Puddle Ducks Doncaster have just finished their termly pyjama week, which tied in with International Learn to Swim Week.  During pyjama week, they give all of their swimmers a session in pyjamas to help them realise that although they feel heavier, they can still kick to the surface, turn and reach for the side. Here…

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Children’s Party Providers in Doncaster

We have some brilliant party providers in Doncaster. I’ve discovered some new ones recently and thought i’d share them… Colours Pottery Painting Studio – Tickhill  Set up in 2018, COLOURS paint your own pottery studio in Tickhill welcomes painters of all ages to get in touch with their creative side, whether it is your first…

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WIN a family ticket to Kirklees Light Railway

A great family day out! Climb aboard Yorkshire’s Great Little Steam Trains for a scenic journey from Clayton West to Shelley, through the beautiful South Pennine Foothills. Built on the historic Clayton West branch line and opened to the public in October 1991, the Kirklees Light Railway has grown and developed into a popular destination…

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National Children’s Gardening Week 2019

Whilst I am not a brilliant gardener, my son seems to love it. He loves nothing more than digging and planting, watching things grow. We created a little vegetable patch a couple of years ago and he loves to spend time watering his seeds and loves it when he sees his vegetables appear. He especially…

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First long haul Florida bound Dreamliner takes off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Apparently TUI’s Doncaster store sells more holidays to Florida than any other store in the country! It’s not surprising therefore that they have now launched a new TUI Airways Dreamliner flight from Doncaster Sheffield airport to Orlando Sanford in Florida. The Boeing 787 took off for the first flight at 10:30 on 4 May  2019…

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Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival: May 17th-19th 2019

Doncaster’s biggest food festival is back in 2019 and we are helping to make it the most family friendly festival yet! **Scroll down to enter our competition to WIN VIP tickets to the live cooking demonstration with Candice Brown! ** A three day culinary extravaganza, featuring cooking demos from celebrity chefs Simon Rimmer – Sunday…

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Introducing Nippers and Nappers Intergenerational Playgroup

Playgroups of any kind are brilliant places to go to meet other parents, be part of a community and get out of the house. They’re good for the little ones and for mummy (or daddy!). It turns out they’re great at any age! I jumped at the chance to go along to a new kind…

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Deaf Awareness Week 6-12th May 2019

Deaf students and pupils in Doncaster are saying a huge thank you to the businesses and organisations who have taken the time to learn basic signs this Deaf Awareness Week (May 6- 12). The students from Communication Specialist College Doncaster and pupils from Doncaster School for the Deaf have worked with a number of organisations in…

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A New Royal Baby! Congratulations to the Duke & Duchess of Sussex

Who else was thrilled to hear the wonderful news that Meghan and Prince Harry have welcomed the arrival of a baby boy! Incase you weren’t aware, there are Mumbler sites all across the UK, with 15 in Yorkshire! That is a lot of mums working behind the scenes, with lots of children between us from…

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