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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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Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

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

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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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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Savoy Doncaster

NEW Cinema, Opened 17th May 2021 Waterdale, DN1      


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 

Holiday Family Workshops at The Point (Home of darts)

Join us this half term at The Point for our fun, safe Holiday Workshops! Halloween Musical Jam, Tuesday 27th October 2020, 10.30am-12.30pm Come along and play in this Halloween Musical Jam with our professional musician! Our workshops are designed for children and young people with disabilities aged 5-11 years. Our artists will work with up…

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Big Bang Science Live Labs

An Immersive Science Experience from home. 5 morning of awesome science live in your living room! Each session lasts 45 minutes, from 9:15 to 10:00 am. You can join any session or All for only £9.99! (Yes…£9.99 for 5 sessions!) Sessions will run every morning this Half-Term via Zoom – from 26th October to 30th…

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Bake Battle & Roll Pumpkin Carving Day

Friday October 30th 2020, 11am- 4pm  Spaces available, booking required by 25th October 2020. £6 per person, includes 1 pumpkin, carving tools, 1 tea light. We clean up the mess! Bake Battle & Roll, 24-26 Wood Street, Doncaster, DN1 3LW

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.  

Monsters Ball Halloween Trail at Lakeside Village

Head to the Lakeside Village this Halloween, for the Monsters Ball! On Saturday 31 October from 11:00am – 3:30pm, this  frightful event will take guests around four spooky themed areas of the shopping centre which will range from an eerie, smoky gravestone corner with friendly Draculas to kick start the trail, through to a pumpkin…

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Halloween Events for Under 10’s – Forest Friends Woodland Playgroup

Halloween events now available to book for under 10s! Morning weekday sessions and Saturday evening sessions including Halloween night itself! Room on the Broom Story Sessions Halloween Trail Woodfield Park, Doncaster, DN4 8QP See more about Forest Friends Woodland playgroup

Wheelgate Park: Lil Park of Horrors & PYO Pumpkin

Saturday October 17th to Sunday November 1st 2020 A family-friendly fangtastic blend at Halloween with unique family not so scary attractions, Farmer Phil at our sister park Twinlakes has grown over 20,000 pumpkins. Win magnificent prizes plus wicked workshops including magical wand making and broomstick flying masterclass, meet and greet Millie our friendly Monster and…

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NT Longshaw; Halloween half term fun

Join in the Halloween half term fun at Longshaw this October and uncover mysterious nature riddles as you venture through the eerie woods. Head to our main Woodcroft car park where your Halloween adventures can begin. You will find signage near our Welcome Building that will help to guide you on your way and then…

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Kirklees Light Railway – Wizard Express

Monday October 26th – Wednesday October 28th 2020 This October half term, join our Masters & Mistresses of Wizarding Mayhem on the KLR’s brand new Wizard Express! Junior witches & wizards-in-the-making are invited to step aboard our spectacular steam train express which will transport them to Wizarding Class at Shelley Station. During the 45 minute…

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Tropical Butterfly House: Halloween Monster Hunt

Our Halloween Monster Hunt trail takes place every weekend in October and throughout October half term holidays. Wander the eerie woodland walk to the wonderfully wicked witches cabin. BOO! … take a seat on our Skeleton Selfie Stop Seat if you dare! Please remember all tickets must be booked online in advance and adhere to…

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park – October Half Term events

Fantastical Enchanted Tales – Saturday 24th  to Wednesday 28th October 2020. Take a walk through the enormous Mushroom Forest and a visit to an evil Queens Castle, if you dare! Experience the magical realm of unicorns and roam the colourful Rainbow Woods. Braver adventurers can take a trip to the Evil Dungeon. Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Branton,…

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Williams Den Halloween Activities

Open for October Half Term 2020 Williams Den are open for half term and are planning their pumpkins and Halloween events, check back for details. William’s Den, Castle Farm, Wold Hill, North Cave, HU15 2LS.

Hall Farm Park

Open for October Half Term A small family run park on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, a real working farm and lots of things to see and do. We have been a few times and there is a mix of indoor and outdoor activities and good for mixed ages too. Caistor Road, South Kelsey,…

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Eastfield Farm & School Farm, PYO Pumpkins

Open to pick your own pumpkins from mid October. (Update 24/10/20 – Eastfield Farm is now closed for the season) We visited School Farm to Pick Pumpkins last year and you can see our review here Doncaster Road, Tickhill, DN11 9JD / Ollerton Road, DN22 8DB

Rand Farm Park Halloween Pumpkin Festival

This year, we will be hosting a “Pumpkin Festival” with lots of pumpkin themed activities including the brand new “Enchanted Pumpkin Show” with “Mona and Maud” our resident friendly witches and of course a FREE pumpkin for every child, which can be carved on site to save you the mess at home! Rand Farm Park,…

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The Pink Pig Farm Pumpkin Festival

24th October – 1st November 2020 Pick your own pumpkin from our ‘pumpkin patch’. Push a cute wheelbarrow to take your pumpkin back to our carving tables and carve away (with help of course). Then visit Windle the witch to make a magic potion and race some real life maggots. The Pink Pig Farm, Holme…

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York Maze – Hallotween

Open daily over October half term from Saturday 24th October to Sunday 1st November 2020 inclusive. Tickets starting at £12.50 for adults and children must be booked in advance in half hour time slots starting at 11am with last entry at 5pm (7pm on late nights around Halloween). Aimed at families with children aged 10-15. 01904 607341

Sewerby Hall – October Half Term

Open for October 2020 Details of Halloween events and activities to follow. Grounds, gardens and play areas all fully open. Car park and toilets open. Zoo and House both open with a one way system around them. Mumbler visited just before the summer school holidays started (read the review here), I was impressed with the measures…

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Agility – October half term

October Half Term 2020 AGILITY is one of the most exciting and unique centres for fitness in the UK. The main feature is two ninja warrior style obstacle courses catering for the whole family. Sessions include Agility Mini (a safe space for little ones, miniature versions of obstacles, sensory room), Ninja Toddler and Ninja Warrior…

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Light Water Valley – Spooky Half Term

This Half Term from Saturday 24th – Saturday 31st October. Lightwater Valley will be hosting a hocus pocus half term full of activities to keep young families eerily entertained in-between rides.  Fancy dress encouraged! Throughout October Half Term make the most of the reduced price of £14.50pp. Tickets must be pre-booked online.

Bolton Abbey Pumpkin Trail

24 October – 1 November 2020 A spooktacular week of fun! Enter at your own risk through the giant spooky gates at the start of Strid Wood. Follow our trail of over-sized pumpkins through Strid Wood and discover the mystery doors hidden among the trees. Behind each door is a clue to help unravel the…

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Yorkshire Pumpkins – PYO

Open from 10-4 on 10th & 11th, 17th & 18th then every day from 22nd October until 31st October 2020 Bring the whole family along to join the fun – we have thousands of pumpkins to choose from and delicious refreshments for all ages to enjoy. This will be a ticket event – Tickets £1…

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Stump Cross Caverns: Potion Commotion

Come and visit it us at Stump Cross Caverns this half term for some spooky goings on!  We’re open daily from 9am-6pm. Our caves are a little bit spooky anytime of year, but even more so over Halloween! As well as our usual offerings of caves, cafe and cinema we’ll also be holding our Spooky…

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Spilmans family farm: Halloween 2020, PYO & Pumpkin Festival

The Spilmans Festival is on a real authentic farm where you can pick your pumpkin from the field it was grown in – plus there are loads of other fun things to do to make this a very Autumnal, Halloween experience! PYO pumpkins ready to pick from 1st October and festival dates running on; Weekends 3rd &…

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RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Have an awesome autumn at RHS Garden Harlow Carr Under 5’s go free Head to RHS Harlow Carr this half term for a fun-packed outdoor adventure for all the family. Enjoy the glorious colours and fresh autumn air, kicking up the leaves and collecting conkers in the Woodland and exploring our new sculpture trail. Young…

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Piglets Pumpkin Festival

Get ready for stacks of Pumpkin Festival family fun at Piglets Adventure Farm running weekends in October and daily from 24th October- 1st November with a FREE pumpkin per paying child! What will you do first? Explore the Pumpkin Patch, with over 10,000 home grown pumpkins to choose from in all shapes and sizes, then…

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Mother Shipton’s Halloween Haunted Village 2020

Saturday 24th October to Sunday 1st November, 10am to 4.30pm (last admission 3pm). Are you ready to be bewitched at Mother Shipton’s this Halloween?  You’re in for a treat! Suitable for all ages, explore the spooky forest and Halloween Haunted Village, but watch out for witches, ghosts and creepy skeletons around every corner! There’s lots…

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Humble Bee Farm Spooky Trail and Pick a Pumpkin

24th October to 1st November 2020 The site will be open to the public (not just guests) for October half term for families to enjoy the Halloween event. Complete the spooky trail and nature walk, meet the farmyard gang, pick a pumpkin and carve it, plus refreshments including wood fired pizzas. Pre-booked slots only, 10am-12noon…

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Gulliver’s Valley Resort, Spook Safari

24th – 1st November 2020  Gulliver’s has been taken over for a spook safari of Halloween fun! Look out for some seriously spooktacular surprises, wicked witches and perilous pirates as well and your favourite family rides & attractions. We’ve got your Halloween adventure covered with spooky shows, terrifying tricks and plenty of treats. Book your theme park tickets online 2 days in advance…

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Torworth Grange Farm Shop, Cafe, Restuarant & Lakes – Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Scavenger Hunt

October 16th – October 29th 2020 Our pumpkin patch will be open again for PYO Pumpkin and a Halloween themed scavenger hunt. Per child pumpkin and scavenger hunt £4.95 or pumpkin only £3.50. We are working with a local pumpkin farmer to source local pumpkins. Each child will get there own Halloween scavenger hunt sheet…

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Wiccaweys Spooktacular Halloween Treasure Hunt 2020 – for your furry babies!

Sunday 25th October 2020 Bring your Canine Little Monsters and Doggie Ghouls to come and join us for some Spooky Shenanigans!!! A Treasure Hunt around the Wiccs Woodland. Can you find the Spooky Hidden Treasures? How many will you collect? Watch out for Ghouls and Ghosts……Pixies, Fairies, Elves, Goblins….. And Witches!!! Prize for the Best…

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Sundown Adventureland: The Spooktacular Halloween Pumpkin Festival

Saturday October 17th – Sunday November 1st 2020 This year we’ve tried extra hard to keep you safe and sound and still give you and the kids a great, fun-filled, spooky day out. You don’t need to worry about the little ones as it’s only ever spooky and NEVER scary. (we’re not that brave either…

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Go Party Supplies – Halloween Treat

Treat your little ones to a spooky party at home Halloween sweets and balloons. Go Party Supplies, 1 The Shops, Fowler Crescent, Rossington, Doncaster, DN11 0QT  

Pretty’s Sweets – Trick or Treat Sweet Boxes

Trick or Treat delivered to your home. Trick or Treating might be a bit different this year due to COVID19, however at Pretty’s Sweets we want to deliver happiness to your homes. Surprise your children with our Halloween Trick or Treat box, jam packed with ghostly treats. Beautifully presented sweets with a halloween twist! Halloween…

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Cycle Track at Doncaster Dome

You can enjoy the cycle track during an open session, stay for as long as you like during the times of the session. Book here 

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  

York Dungeon

Journey through 2000 years of darkest history, bringing together iconic characters, immersive sets and thrilling special effects.. Not recommended for children under 8, children under 5 not permitted. The York Dungeon, 12 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RD

Halloween Adventure at Stockeld Park

Something spooky is coming to Stockeld Park. The Halloween Adventure is on from 24th October – 1st November, 10am – 5:30pm! What to expect this Halloween… Pumpkin Picking Witches in the Forest Spooky Maze The Enchanted Forest Adventure Playgrounds Halloween Adventure tickets are going on sale first to our Gold Members on 21st September, our…

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Indoor Teepee Sleepover Hire – Magical Sleepovers and Events

A treat for Halloween! Included, Teepee, mattress, bedding, cushions, fairy lights and more all delivered and set up, then collected aftewards. £75 for 2 teepees. Call 07766 396502

Normanby Hall-oween Spooktacular

Sunday October 25th, 3pm-7pm  Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel our Hall-o-ween Spooktacular. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your continued support and understanding The exclusive annual membership holder Hall-o-ween Spooktacular returns with creepy capers, fairground fun and sideshow entertainment  Look out…

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