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South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

The South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum is re-opening on 18th May 2021!* There are lots of measures in place to help keep everyone safe during their visit, from social distancing to sanitiser points and increased cleaning. ***Our Mumbler discount is still valid too, which is great news.*** Open everyday throughout the school holidays. The museum is…

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The Deep – Reopen for October Half Term

Open for October Half Term 2020 We can’t wait to welcome all our visitors back to Hull’s amazing aquarium and enjoy a fin-tastic day  With over 5000 animals, including spectacular sharks and rays, the UK’s only Green sawfish, hundreds of tropical fish, Loggerhead sea turtles and a colony of Gentoo penguins, there’s something for everyone. The…

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Pink Pig Farm

Re opening 4th July 10am-4pm – Food Truck and Outdoor Play (including jumping pillows) only. Online booking only, opening Thursday – Sunday every week throughout July. Book here 

Mini Wheelers 1:1 Lessons available

Daily limited slots for 1:1 lessons including: Balance Bike lessons (for children under 4 to gain confidence and improve their skills) Learn to ride lessons (best for children 4+ or younger if they are proficient on a balance bike and wanting to move to pedals) Cycling skills lessons (must be able to ride independently without…

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Uncle Henry’s Farmyard Crazy Golf

9-Hole Farmyard Crazy Golf Course open from Thursday 2nd July. Situated in a walled garden, sessions are available every half an hour Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-3.30pm. £4 per player, tickets must be pre-booked online. The online staggered booking system ensures social distancing. They have a maize maze opening in time for the summer holidays too,…

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Cannon Hall Farm is re-opening!

Published 29th June 2020 Cannon Hall Farm have announced that they will re-open on Saturday 4th July! Tickets will be available to their ‘supporters’ from 5pm this evening, and from 7pm on Tuesday 30th June for everyone else.   Cannon Hall Farm will be reducing capacities and will only be allowing pre-booked tickets only. They…

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Longshaw Estate – National Trust

A wonderful place to discover spectacular views of the Peak District, ancient woods, parkland and heather moorland. Nearby Padley Gorge is great for paddling. Several car parks including the main Woodcroft car park (which has toilet facilities), plus the smaller Wooden Pole  and Haywood car parks. There is a large house, currently closed during the…

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Bake Battle & Roll Board Game Cafe

Bake Battle & Roll will reopen from 4th July. They will be operating a games quarentine area and every game will be off the shelves for 72 hours after being played, this is because they are unable to clean most games without damaging them. Only 1 person at the game shelves at a time to…

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White Post Farm reopening

The farm is reopening from Monday 29th June to annual pass holders and from July 4th to general ticket sales. Tickets will be released daily to help control the number of visitors to the farm. Reserve your admission tickets online via the website and bring your digital booking with you on the day. White Post…

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Kirklees Light Railway Re-Opening

Kirklees Light Railway will re-open their train attraction on Saturday 11th July. Tickets bookable in advance here Read full blog here 

DCLT – Preparing to reopen

We’ve been following the Government advice closely and the gradual relaxing of the rules around the lockdown has given us the hope that we’ll be able to open some of our centres early in July.   Crookhill Park Golf Course reopened in May and has been welcoming golf customers back to the green for a number…

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Clancy Briggs Cycling Academy

The gradual re-opening will start at the Doncaster Cycle Track from 4th July 2020! All classes will start to re-open with the exception of balance. There is limited availability left – email for more details.

Get Doncaster Playing – Kixx Training Sessions

Football is back, at our exclusive ‘socially distanced’ Kixx training sessions at Goals Doncaster. Book your place for just £24 Call 01302 618080 or email  

Lakeside Village: Reopening Monday 15th June

The Lakeside Village will be reopening at 10am on 15th June 2020. Letter from Centre Manager Di Rogers, 11th June  Although the shopping centre benefits from being an outdoor centre, the health and wellbeing of our staff, shoppers and visitors remains our absolute priority so we have introduced a number of important changes in order to…

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park will open soon: tickets on sale this weekend

Following the news that the government has reviewed its decision on current restrictions on the reopening of zoos and safari parks Yorkshire Wildlife Park is gearing up to reopen from 15th June 2020. The park had taken a severe financial hit as even with 70% of staff furloughed there are still high care and feed…

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Parks, Attractions, Gardens & Open Spaces

See a list of places reopen here 

Brodsworth Hall reopens

Brodsworth Hall are reopening their gardens again on Saturday 13th June 2020.  Whether you are an English Heritage Member or not, you’ll need to book tickets in advance here You’ll only be able to visit if you’ve pre-booked and you’ll need to arrive during your time slot. To help keep everyone safe, some things may…

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Clumber Park reopen

Clumber Park is set to reopen the parkland, pleasure grounds and toilets on Wednesday 3rd June 2020.  To help you have a safe visit, timed entry to the park will be in place. You will need to book your car parking space in advance of your arrival to Clumber. Members will be able to book…

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Children’s Air Ambulance (The Hangar)

Particially re-opening on Monday 1st June.

Cusworth Hall

Updated 15th May Following the Government’s recent announcement, Cusworth Park is now open to all visitors. As always, please follow social distancing guidelines during your visit. Our team is working hard to ensure the park remains a safe place to visit for daily exercise. Please treat them, and other visitors, with consideration and respect.

Walkers Nurseries

We are excited to announce that Walker’s Nurseries will be reopening as of today, 13th May 2020. Following the Government guidelines to allow us to reopen safely, things will be a little different. – Only a limited number of customers allowed inside, so please be patient as there may be a queue to enter. –…

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Doncaster Equine College

Updated 23rd May 2020 We feel we can operate an almost absolute social distance at the Doncaster Equine College (National Horseracing College) thanks to being a large spacious outdoor venue.  Therefore on the 1st June 2020 and in light of Government advice, we will open our equine facilities for external bookings.

Chips and Things, Moorends

Updated 27th May 2020 When we re-open next Tuesday, the shop will be open, but no-one can enter. A table will be blocking door. We have a on line click and collect service where you can pick a time to collect your food, or you can call the shop to place your order and we…

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Superdrug, Frenchgate Centre

The Superdrug pharmacy remains open (Mon-Sat) 8.30am – 5.30pm for essential shopping.

Wilko, Frenchgate Centre

Wilko at Frenchgate Centre remains open (Mon-Sat) 9am-5pm and (Sun) 10am-4pm for essential shopping.

Costa Drive-thru, Lakeside Village

This week (May 15th 2020), Costa Drive Thru at Lakeside Village reopened for drive through business only. Open from 8am – 4pm daily, you can now drop by for your favourite hot drink while you’re out on an essential journey. Please note, Lakeside Village itself remains closed.

KFC, Lakeside Village

KFC at Lakeside Village is set to reopen today at 12 noon (27th May 2020) The restaurant, open for drive through orders and deliveries only, will be open daily from 12 noon – 9pm. Please note, Lakeside Village itself remains closed.

Food & Meal Delivery

We have a whole section on Food and Meal delivery during lockdown here.

Dunelm re open

Dunelm released a press statement saying that it is reopening all of its stores in England and Northern Ireland. The announcement stated: “As with everything we’ve done so far we have approached this carefully. We started by re-opening just a few stores in the Midlands first, then expanded to a group of 39 stores covering…

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The Wool Market Doncaster

Updated 27th May 2020 As of Thursday 4th June The Wool Market will have several food & drink units available for TAKEAWAY ONLY! HOW IT WILL WORK… – Opening Hours Thursday, Friday & Saturday – 5pm-9pm – How to place an order You must order directly via the individual traders – Please see their Facebook…

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101 Things To Do With Kids Indoors (and your own garden)

If you’ve decided to spend more time indoors this week – then this blog is for you! With current events in mind, we thought it was a good time to share some ideas for fun and easy things that you can do with kids indoors, or even in your garden. Enjoy, please share your favourites…

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Easy & Delicious Baking Recipes to try with Kids

If your children fancy doing some baking, these are some simple recipes to do with the kids (and they are easy to follow!)   Hedgehog Rolls – PREP: 20 MNS  REST: 60 MINS  COOK: 15 MINS Image & recipe from Good Food Magazine Ingredients 500g pack brown bread mix (you can buy from the flour or baking section of…

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Free On-line Education resources for Kids

Published 16th March 2020 If you want some great ideas for educating your kids at home then there are no end of fantastic resources out there – luckily, as well as the more traditional resources,  living in this digital age, education at home can be fully informative, interactive and interesting on line too! FREE online…

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Coronavirus Explained – Practical Advice for Parents

Stay home if you have a fever or a cough – that’s the latest coronavirus advice from Prime Minister Boris Johnson as of today, Thursday March 12, 2020. Here at Mumbler, the LAST thing we want to do is spread panic. So we’ve tried to explain Boris Johnson’s statement as easily as we can, while…

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Thoresby Park

Covid19 Update: Reopen from 4th July. Parking £1 for up to an hour or £3 for a full day. Season passes also available if you are a regular visitor. Only accepting card payments. Thoresby Park, about 40 mins from Doncaster, is a lovely place to visit all year round with a range of attractions for…

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Sunnybank Gardens & The Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm

Now Open everyday for Ice Cream, Hot Dogs, Burgers, Fries, Sandwiches, Bar, Crazy Golf, Children’s Go Karts, Play Area. 11am-5pm Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN7 6PH 01302 842 954

Diggerland – The Ultimate Adventure Park Experience!

  Diggerland is the Ultimate Adventure UK Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full- size construction machinery. Diggerland with its 20 different rides and drives and an array of additional activities is the ideal theme park for small to large groups looking for…

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