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Doncaster Dome Cycle Track back open

The Cycle Track at Doncaster Dome is back open! You can enjoy the cycle track during an open session, stay for as long as you like during the times of the session. Please adhere to social distancing whilst on the track and don’t get too close to other riders. The Cycle cafe is not open…

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NEW: Winter Illuminations at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Get ready to experience an after dark illuminations spectacular! Be amazed as Yorkshire Wildlife Park transforms into a shimmering evening wonderland including larger than life lantern displays, each telling their very own magical story. Register to HERE be the first to find out more information about when tickets go on sale PLUS receive an amazing…

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10 Activities Children can do with Conkers this Autumn! 🌰

We were out for a walk in our local park and stumbled across some early conkers on the floor! As Autumn arrives they’re everywhere…we have great fun collecting them in various locations and our house becomes full of them! There are lots of ideas of crafts, games and even a bit of fun maths that…

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Follow the neighbourhood Pumpkin Trick or Treat Trail in Doncaster

As we went into lockdown back in March, the Rainbow Trail was a brilliant idea, it gave us all something to do and an opportunity for children to explore their neighbourhood safely, spotting rainbows. Now that we are back at school, a bit of normality has resumed but it’s still uncertain. I have been preparing…

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Little Farmers and Big Little Farmers are back at Boston Park Farm

From Monday 21st September, Little Farmer Toddler Sessions are returning to Boston Park Farm Numbers will be limited for each session and only one adult per child can attend. Little Farmers: Monday 1pm-2pm and Thursdays 10.30am – 11.30am 2020 These sessions are 1 hour and your child will take part in farm themed crafts and…

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Trick or Treating during Covid-19

It’s the spookiest time of the year – and the best excuse to eat sweets that was ever invented! Trick or treating might look a little different this year, but you can still have lots of scary Halloween fun  in Doncaster (and steal a few of your kids’ sweets when they’ve gone to bed). Whether…

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Doncaster Lions: Santa’s Sleigh route 2020

Dates are yet to be released for Santa’s Sleigh route throughout the town this November and December. As soon as they are available, this area of the site will be updated.  

Where to see Winter Illuminations and Light Shows near Doncaster this Christmas

Always magical, there are a few winter illuminations and light shows planned within easy reach of Doncaster to help us celebrate Christmas 2020. DN Festival of Light  This event will not be taking place in 2020 Belton House, Christmas Lights  27th November 2020 – 3rd January 2021 (Various dates)  Belton will be transformed with sparkling…

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Visitor Guidance for Maternity Wards in Doncaster & Bassetlaw : Update 10th September

Updated 10th September 2020 Visiting guidance for maternity wards Antenatal ward – Women admitted for an antenatal stay or to commence the Induction of labour process, birth partners can have a pre-arranged two hour visiting slot daily.  Postnatal ward – Mothers and babies who need to be transferred for ongoing care or after Caesarian Section,…

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The Steel Cauldron – Wizard Themed Tea Room

We took our Harry Potter mad kids to the NEW Steel Cauldron in Sheffield, which opened it’s doors recently. The Steel Cauldron is a wizarding paradise and brilliant for kids who are in to anything a bit magical!  We booked an afternoon tea as an end of summer holidays treat. I did see that they…

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