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Doncaster Dome Summer DAYcation!

Summer Holiday Fun at the Dome! The popular DAYcation will begin on Monday 19th july. Sessions available all day every day all summer! Stay the Day at The Dome by swimming, ice skating and even cycling all in one day – stay for food at our Icebreakers Bar & Kitchen for a true fun packed…

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Princess & Superhero Fun Day

Thursday 3rd June 2021, 11am

Bank Holiday inflatable zone & mini fair rides

Sandall Park, Bank Holiday Monday 31st May 2021  

Family Hubs: Central Locality May half term activities

Cypher Online Creativity and Coding Courses

We LOVE a survey here at Mumbler! This time, Cypher want to get your thoughts on coding lessons for kids, so that they can make their courses and school holiday camps even more fun, engaging and effective.  CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY The Survey will only take a few minutes to complete and –…

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Evolution Restaurant & Uproar Play Barn at The Yorkshire Hive

Evolution restaurant is a NEW dining experience. Now open for bookings – Lost Jurassic Islands meet the fantasy world of Caves and Dragons! The brand new ‘Uproar Play Barn’ is open at The Hive (at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, although entry to Uproar is not included in entry to the Wildlife Park. 01302 535057 DN9 3HQ…

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Lakeside Paws for Fun Day – Bank Holiday Monday – Free family activities

Bank Holiday Monday 31st May 2021    Visit website 

Savoy Cinema Doncaster

The brand new Savoy Cinema complex has opened in Waterdale! Peter Rabbit 2 and other films are on over half term. Book here    

YWT Puffin Festival 2021

The Yorkshire Puffin Festival is taking place online from Saturday 29th May to Monday 31st May 2021.  Yorkshire’s Flamborough Headland is one of the best places in the country to see puffins from land, as well as thousands of other seabirds. You might want to plan a visit to the coast, or you may want…

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Half Term Swim Clinic @ Quest Park

Tuesday1st June & Thursday 3rd June £20 per 2 hour session Quest Park, Unit 3B, Marrtree Business Park, Silk Rd, Doncaste,r DN2 4BQ

Wentworth Family Farm

Open daily from 10am £2.95 adults, £2.75 children & concessions, Under 2’s free 01226 360864

Totally Roarsome – East Midlands

At Rufford Abbey from Saturday 3rd July Tickets £7.95 per person, under 2’s free. Ollerton, NG22 9DF  

Totally Roarsome – Yorkshire

From 1st May at Hazlewood Castle – Tadcaster, LS24 9NJ Adventure woodland trail with 7 themed zones. Dinosaurs, unicorns and superheroes all on the same day!

Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

All areas re-open from 17th May 2021 – Family theme park Newark, NG22 8HX 01623 882773

Family Hub May half term sessions

Book on to our Let’s Get Active Walk during the May Half term. Bentley Family Hub: Tuesday, June 1st, 10.00am – 11:30am at Bentley Pit Top. Please ring 01302 737350 to secure a place! Adwick Family Hub: Wednesday, June 2nd, 1.30pm – 3.00pm at Brodsworth Pit Top. Please ring 01302 737717 to secure a place!

Bawtry Paintball Fields

Paintballing, Laser Tag, Axe/Knife Throwing, Rifle Shooting and high wire ropes and zip wire 01302 868841  

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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Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre

Located on the outskirt of Doncaster Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre offers superb camping facilities for all. Accommodating both tents and caravans on electric or non-electric pitches. With easy links to the national motorway network, a campsite is an ideal place for a two-night stop-over. The Activity Centre is now open for Open Water Swimming  Old…

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Family Forest Adventure

1-2nd June, Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (YWT)  Discover forest skills as a family from wildlife spotting to crafting and den building. Create memories around the campfire as you all get stuck in and cook up something tasty together! Make your very own woodland medallion to treasure your day. Booking required Mallard Way, Doncaster, DN4 8DB

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

SuccessFilly Career Coaching

Family Sessions available, based in Belton, DN9 Contact Jane 07969 185914

Thorpe Meadows Equestrian & Country Sports

Half term holiday activities Monday 31st May – Sunday 6th June Lessons/Hacking and Private Tiny Tot sessions. Contact Kelly 07908507391

Coloured Braids – Beau Hair By Alice

Something different to do in half term! Children’s braids up to 13 years old £20, Adults braids from 14 years old £27 Last up to a week, lots of styles to choose from. Porter & Brown Emporiam, Tower House, 56 Bridgegate, Retford

Children’s Alpacayoga

Tickhill Alpacas – Alpacayoga with Lucy ( a fully qualified and insured children’s yoga teacher) Ages 5-10 3pm Ages 11-16 4pm 45 minute sessions with equipment provided, £10 per person. Booking 07738 003650

Boston Park Farm

Boston Park Farm is a fun day out for all the family! A traditional working farm with the farm park which allows children to get up close with a wide range of farm animals. You can pet and feed most of the animals and also join in with animal handling sessions. We have outdoor climbing…

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at Mother Shipton’s

29th May – 6th June 2021 Head down the rabbit hole for a magical adventure. Explore a wonderland of themed displays, make a wish in the wishing well and step inside the cave where Mother Shipton was born. There is also an adventure playground or have your own tea party with coffee, cakes and sandwiches…

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Twisted Tales @ Cast

3rd June, 2.30pm 2021 A brand new original comedy by Terry Deary (author of Horrible Histories). Just three actors perform over 100 roles in as many minutes of fact-based, fast-paced fun! Tickets £17 Age 3+ Cast, Waterdale

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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Oz – The Immersive Adventure, Rufford Abbey

Wednesday 2nd June – Sunday 13th June 2021  Immerse yourself in the family favourite ‘The Wizard of Oz’ as you explore outdoor theatre, dance, music and comedy combined with some modern ‘twisters’ along the way. Rufford Abbey Country Park, Newark

Joyful June – Rusticus – Trail Adventure

Thoresby Park, FRiday 4th June 2021 Booking required. A bitter feud threatens the harmony of the Magical Kingdom! Your help is needed to return peace to the land. £12 for a family ticket (up to 4 people) Thoresby Park, Nr Ollerton, Nottingham

Peter and Friends come to Kirkstall Abbey

Saturday June 12th 2021 Experience immersive storytelling, panto singing, dancing and fun games  

Adventure Cinema at Doncaster Rovers Football Club

June 3rd & June 4th 2021 Dirty Dancing – 9.45pm Thursday June 3rd 2021 The Greatest Showman Sing-a-long Friday June 4th 2021  

Stockeld Park Spring Adventure – Superheroes and Legends

The Spring Adventure – Superheroes and Legends Week!  29th May – 6th June  Superheroes of the world unite as Stockeld Park prepares to open for Spring Half Term! They don’t want to miss out on all the fun so look out for the likes of Spiderman, Thor, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Hulk and Iron Man…

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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  


Enjoy a walk around the lakes followed by takeaway at Annabel’s Parking available in Loversall, DN119DD (Please note no parking at Dominion)

Conisbrough Castle

The grounds of Conisbrough Castle are open. All indoor areas remain closed. Advance booking required. Conisbrough Castle, Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster, Dn12 3BU

The Hideout – Hatfield Moors

  Quickest route to the Hideout, is the Blue Walking route around Hatfield Moors, then you will see their sign. Or to find the Hideout at Hatfield Moors with  the What3words app use – BAKING.SNOWY.PROPER Hatfield Moors, DN7 6DS  

Sunnybank Gardens & the Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm

Re-Open from 29th March Crazy Golf 11-5pm Takeaway ice creams Burgers & Hot Dogs Sunnybank Gardens, Doncaster, DN7 6PH

The Pottery Click and Collect

07914 246122 The Pottery, Gainsborough Road, Everton, Doncaster, DN10 5BW  

Walks & The Great Outdoors

King’s Park, Retford

Located in Retford, King’s Park is an award winning park with lots of facilities including: Children’s Water Play Area Skate Park Wildlife Garden New Mayflower Play Facility Chancery Lane, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6DF  

Parks & Playgrounds in Doncaster

Piglet’s Adventure Farm

Re-opening 12th April 2021  Meet goats, pigs, play mini golf and ride in go-karts at this farm attraction. We’ve visited a couple of times (about an hour and a half away from Doncaster) Pre-booking required Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Ln, Towthorpe, York YO32 9ST 01904 499 183

Northwood Trail – England’s Fairy Sanctuary

Re-opening 17th April  Northwood is about fostering a connection to nature, at its most beautiful and magical. The woodland trail winds through 1.5km of old fairy paths, peppered with fairy tree houses, stump houses, a willow walled maze and Elven thrones. Pre-booking required. Buttercrambe Wood YO41 1AP

Castle Howard Skelf Island Adventure Playground

Re-opening to the public Saturday 20th March  A day out with the kids at Castle Howard just became even more adventurous and intriguing. Now they can join into the treetops of Yorkshire’s newest adventure playground, Skelf Island. Ingenious treetop nest structures connected by rope bridges, slides, nets and climbing equipment will allow the Skelves to…

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Diggerland Yorkshire

Opening Monday 12th April 2021  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…

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Wentworth Woodhouse

Wentworth Woodhouse has some amazing gardens to explore, brilliant for families. We visited in the summer and had a brilliant time, lots of quirky things to find. See our mumbler review HERE 

Sandall Beat Wood

A great place to enjoy the outdoors in woodland, enjoying a picnic, walking and playing. There is a play area, sensory area and car parking. Covill’s Trail is a 2km circular path through the wood, suitable for pushchairs. If you need it, the postcode for Sandall Beat Road is DN2 6JP.  

The Steel Cauldron – Wizard Themed Tea Room

Great for Harry Potter fans! Wizards afternoon tea See our review here 3 Spooner Road, Broomhill, Sheffield, S10 5BL  

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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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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Cupcakes 2 Love

From 18th May, tables of up to 6 people to eat in (or 2 families) Themed kids afternoon teas College Road, Doncaster, DN1 3JH 01302 215051

Bake Battle & Roll

Bake Battle and Roll is Doncasters first board game cafe located close to the town centre on Wood street. We are open 5 days a week Wednesday to Sunday. Absolutely loads of board games to suit any age. From Orchard Toys to Dungeons & Dragons. Great for anyone home educating as open during the week,…

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

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! Take a look here at lots of options within an hours drive (ish) of Doncaster. Indoor swimming pools with slides, splash zones and other fun stuff near Doncaster

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  

Flip Out Back 2 It – Trampoline Park

Re-open from May 17th 2021 20% off Family Passes until the end of June. Use discount code ‘BACK2IT’ when booking. Frenchgate Shopping Centre, St Sepulcre Gate, Doncaster, DN1 1SW  


Re-open from 17th May 2021 Indoor Soft play. Capacity restrictions will be in place.

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     

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