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Savoy Doncaster Kids Club

From July 24th, every Saturday  & Sunday morning  Kids Clubs showings are every Saturday and Sunday morning (and every day during school holidays) Tickets are £2.15 per person (all adults must be accompanied by a child) Savoy Doncaster, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1  

Hall Farm Park

Re- Open Farm, with go-karts, outside play area (castle) and indoor playbarn including soft play area. Caistor Road, South Kelsey, LN7 6PR  

Twisted Skatepark Doncaster

NEW indoor Skatepark 01302 439875 Doncaster, DN5 8AF

The Wool Market Doncaster

The whole family can enjoy a meal at The Wool Market – even if you all fancy different things! From Pizza to Ice Cream there is something for everyone: Indoor seating reopen from 17th May 2021 Don Valley Tap Hungry Dragon Liquor Lab Lollie Jades Cupcakes Mr Mac Movida Rustic Burger Co Rustic Pizza Co…

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Tenpin Doncaster

Enjoy bowling in Doncaster at Tenpin Re-open from 17th May 2021 Bowling Table Tennis, Air Hockey & Pool Food and drink Arcade Machines Birthday Parties The Leisure Park Bawtry Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 7NW

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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Tickhill Alpacas

Alpaca walking and glamping. Alpaca Countryside walk – £20 per Alpaca Alpaca Glamping – £95 per night/sleeps 6 Sunny Acres, Hindley Lane Off Apy Hill Lane, Tickhill, Doncaster, DN11 9BF Karen: 07881 309 166

Bouncy Land

Re-open 12th April Bouncy Castles, Fair Ground Rides, Zip Wire, Climbing Fort, Snack Bar Gainsthorpe Road, Kirton in Lindsey, DN21 4JL  

Savoy Doncaster

NEW Cinema, Opened 17th May 2021 Waterdale, DN1      

Messingham Zoo

Butterwick Road, DN17 3PN  

Blue John Cavern: Cavern Tours

Covid 19 Update: Tours have been reduced to a maximum of 20 visitors per tour. Masks or visors must be worn. There are 245 steps down into the cavern and back up again. Open from 9.30am daily. Perfect for family days out, visit the world famouse cavern in Castleton. Blue John Cavern, Mam Tor, Castleton,…

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Equine Dreams of Bawtry (Formally known as Horseworld)

Situated between Bawtry & Tickhill, Equine Dreams is a purpose built centre offering experiences for age 2 years upwards. Riding school Experience Pony rides Unicorn rides Alpaca experience/ trekking Petting rare breeds Ziggy the zebra experience Pony birthday parties Unicorn birthday parties Alpaca birthday parties Home Visits available for special occasions Cafe North View Farm,…

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NT Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

We have visited here a couple of times. It is well worth a trip. We loved climbing the Abbey Ruins and following the river. There is a great adventure playground too. Reopening on 8th June, book in advance for National Trust site Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY

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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Pirates Cove Adventure Cove

12 holes of Swashbucklin’ Fun! Pirate themed adventure golf course, great fun for all the family. Putt your way past the crocodile infested waters and rock pools to retrieve the treasure. Price Adults £6, Scallywags (4-14) £4.50, Stowaways (3 and under) Free Ships Crew – 1 Adult & 3 children or 2 Adults & 2…

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Summit Indoor Adventure – Selby

Ride – Bowl – Play – Climb- Tek -Skate -Eat at Summit Indoor Adventure. Scott Road, Selby, YO8 4BL

Anglers Country Park

Within easy reach of Doncaster – huge lake to walk around (2 mile lakeside trail suitable for walkers, joggers and cyclists), Woodland walk and bird hides. plus adventure playground and picnic areas. There is also a Room on the Broom Adventure Trail. Activity packs can be purchased from the visitor centre for £2. Follow the…

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Pugneys Country Park (incl Pugneys Light Railway)

Situated one mile from J39 of the M1, it is a 300 acre park – facilities for sailing, windsurfing and canoeing (equipment available to hire). Cycle hire available too. There is also a pirate playground. Pugneys Light Railway is the scale miniature railway operating within Pugney’s Country Park during the summer and most school holidays….

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Williams Den

Williams Den is an exciting adventure attraction, giving children the chance to connect with nature and get active as they explore a customer designed complex that brings the great outdoors inside. Children can run wild and explore to their hearts content! Castle Farm, Wold Hill, North Cave, HU15 2LS  

NT Wentworth Castle Gardens

There are centuries of history to explore in these gardens and perfect picnic spots, plus a castle that’s not quite what it seems! Large play area suitable for all ages too and seasonal trails around the gardens. We visited in October 2019 and did a lovely trail with the kids. Wentworth Castle Gardens, Park Drive,…

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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

Stockeld Park – Wetherby

In the heart of Yorkshire is Stockeld Park, a place where magic is made and adventures begin. Nestled in a woodland within 30 minutes of Leeds, York & Harrogate, Stockeld Park is the home of adventures and original family fun! Stockeld Park is open every school holiday and offers wonderful family days out across different…

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Rufford Abbey Country Park

Set in beautiful parkland, there is lots to explore. Woodlands, a lake and gardens. Great for a family picnic. Lots of space. Adventure play area (free to use). Activity Pack available from the gift shop Adventure Golf Archery (open weekends and school holidays – needs to be pre-booked) Ice Cream Parlour Candy Cave shop Free…

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Danum Gallery, Library and Museum

The Danum Gallery, Library and Museum houses an art gallery, two museums, a library, a rail heritage centre inside a unique purpose built cultural centre. Now open for pre-booked visits from Saturday 29th May 2021. Book online here     

Castle Hills Park, Mexborough

Castle Hills Park is home to some iconic outdoor scenery, including the remains of an ancient motte and bailey castle. Perfect if the kids are doing about Castles at school! Castle Hills Park, S64 0HJ

National Coal Mining Museum for England

The Museum is a family-friendly site, and aims to provide an enjoyable and informative experience for all family members. There are several parent-and-child parking spaces at the Museum located near to the Museum entrance. The Museum has baby changing facilities located near the Museum Café, and breastfeeding is welcome in all areas of the Museum….

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Creswell Craggs Museum & Heritage Centre

Walk in the footsteps of the Ice Age hunter and enter a world of fire and flint. Discover a legacy etched in stone with cave art 10,000 years older than the pyramids. Explore life on the edge of the Ice Age world. There is no charge to visit the Creswell Crags site or to walk around the lake…

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Chatsworth House

Chatsworth, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. There is always something new to see and do in the house, garden, farmyard & adventure playground. Edensor, Bakewell, Derbyshire Call 01246 565300  

Roche Abbey

Beautifully set in a valley landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th Century, Roche Abbey has one of the most complete ground plans of any English Cistercian monastery, laid out as excavated foundations. Founded in the 12th century as a monastry of the Cistercian order, Roche Abbey was once home to 50 monks and 100…

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English Heritage: Conisbrough Castle

This romantic castle with stunning views over Conisbrough, inspired Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe and still fires the imagination today. With floors and roof restored in the lofty circular keep you can fully appreciate the magnificence of the original 12th century building. Delve into the medieval world of Lord and Lady de Warenne, and enjoy the…

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Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Catch a glimpse of Victorian life at this ‘conserved as found’ country house.  Brodsworth Hall was built and the pleasure gardens laid out, in the 1860s, as an up-to-date new home for the Thellusson family and their servants. It survived with remarkably few changes until taken on by English Heritage in 1990. The gardens have…

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English Heritage: Bolsover Castle

With spectacular views over Derbyshire, the fairy-tale Stuart mansion, Bolsover Castle, was designed to entertain and impress. Its reputation for revelry lives on as we now entertain you and your family. Wander the lavish rooms of the Little Castle, explore the romantic ruined terrace range, and delight in the views from the wall walk. Start…

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English Heritage: Hardwick Old Hall

Discover the stately ruins of the birthplace of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England. Ascend through four floors to enjoy spectacular views over the Derbyshire countryside and Hardwick New Hall. Take your time and admire the spectacular decorative plasterwork on your way up.  Then learn more in…

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English Heritage: Peveril Castle

Explore the imposing ruins of Peveril Castle. From its hilltop position you can enjoy spectacular views of the pretty, medieval village of Castleton, as well as a magnificent panorama of Mam-Tor – the shivering mountain and site of a Bronze age hillfort. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, this castle is one of England’s earlier Norman…

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Clifton Park

This is a fabulous park, free to get in aside from parking. There are then optional extras (such as the splash pool in summer or the fairground rides). Have to say, we have been loads of times and not had to spend a penny – there is loads to keep the children entertained without spending…

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Doncaster is home to the UK’s No. 1 walk through wildlife adventure! You are guaranteed some family fun at the home of some of the most amazing animals on the planet, from the only polar bears in England to majestic lions, tigers, black rhino and the new Usurri brown bears. Open from 10am-6pm, last entry…

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The Deep

Re-opened 17th May 2021 Tickets are now on sale, all visitors will need to book a date and timeslot for their visit (including Day Plus Pass holders). We will have reduced visitor numbers in order to adhere to Government guidelines. Please follow the instructions at the top of the ticket page on our website. Find out…

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Temple Newsam Leeds

A country estate in the city of Leeds. Discover a working farm and historic house surrounded by scenic parkland. Temple Newsam House, Off Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 OAE.

Lotherton Hall

There is so much to do for families of all ages at Lotherton. With an annual membership to Lotherton, you can enjoy unlimited year-round entry to the whole estate including the playgrounds, woodland play, family trails, Wildlife World, dressing up and crafts in the hall and they often have themed events during the school holidays….

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Eureka, The National Childrens Museum.

Approx 55 mins from Doncaster. This museum is a fantastic day out and is really highly recommended for children up to about 11. There are specific areas for the under 5’s and even a couple of special non-walker areas. The concept of the museum is that you learn through play and everything there is hand-on….

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RHS Harlow Carr

About an hours drive from Doncaster, this beautiful garden makes a great family day out. Enjoy some fresh air, catch up with friends and entertain the children all year round. As well as beautiful planting displays, the garden also homes many fun natural play areas for adventurous children, including the Craggle Top Tree House, Log…

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Ripley Castle and Gardens

Ripley is a lovely place for a stroll around the gardens and deer park. Within the pleasure grounds  there is a small children’s play trail. Let your children release their energy and hunt for clues on our informative Treasure Hunt whilst you wander around. There is a small outdoor play area in the grounds and…

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Peasholm Park Scarborough

Peasholm Park Scarborough, North Yorkshire is open for everyone to enjoy all year round, 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Entrance to the Park, which is never closed, is FREE. Website

Tropical World

Discover your inner explorer at Tropical World – an unforgettable journey through rainforest, magroves, desert and the nocturnal world.  There is plenty to keep the kids entertained, particularly on a cold or rainy day as it’s mostly inside and it is very warm! There are reptiles, spiders and insects to see, as well as snakes…

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Newby Hall

Ripon, HG4 5AE Open March- September. You can take a picnic and we’d recommend swimmers (for the water fountain bit!), there is adventure play and a great little train ride. About an hours drive from Doncaster.  

Harewood House and gardens

Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LG. The large adventure playground is a big hit with children as are the penguins and the bird garden. There is a café and gift shop and usually some sort of seasonal activity in the eco-pods.  

Gullivers Theme Park Resorts

NEW Gulliver’s Valley opening Spring 2020 in South Yorkshire! See full details Gullivers World – Warrington, WA5 9YZ (Approx 1hr 30 mins from Doncaster) Gullivers Kingdom – Temple Walk, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PG (Approx 1 hour from Doncaster) With over 80 rides, attractions and shows to see each day, Gulliver’s World guarantees you one…

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