School Holidays Doncaster

Easter Holidays


Please note that many events are now CANCELLED due to the COVID:19 measures.

Head over to our ‘Coping with Corona Virus’ area for ideas of things to do at home and indoors.

 

Swim and Skate all in one day with the region’s favourite leisure destination.

Cut the ice in the UK’s only split level Ice Rink and Make A Splash with our Big Splash session in the lagoons.

Family multi-activity tickets are only £30 when booked online!

The Dome, Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN4 7PD

Book online 

To book contact  07780 595034, email Rebecca@bloombabyclasses.com or visit the Bloom Baby Classes  website 

 @Bloomdoncaster

 

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Diggerland

Enjoy 20% off standard pay on the day admission prices for Diggerland

***Mumbler Offer below***

Diggerland is the UK’s most unique attraction where children and adults have the chance to ride, drive and operate REAL full size construction machinery. Ever wanted to get behind the wheel of a JCB 3CX? Well now you can!

You really can dig it at Diggerland! Enjoy operating the controls of a 6 ton digger and scoop dirt, dig holes and fill them in again with a Giant Dirt Digger! Enjoy the views on the Skyshuttle from a whopping 50 ft in the air. Hang tight on Spindizzy, a monster Komatsu tracked excavator that has a digger bucket seating unit on the end of the digger arm that lifts, spins and drops!

With indoor and outdoor play areas, a bouncy castle and so much more, there really is something for all ages!

Special Doncaster Mumbler offer – click on the voucher to download and print

You will find the Diggerland Yorkshire theme park in Castleford, WF10 5NW.

Website: Diggerland 

Phone: 0871 2277007

Diggerland Yorkshire, Willowbridge Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5NW

 

Come along and join in the Easter fun from Friday 10th April- Monday 13th April.

Boston Park Farm is open each day from 10am – 4pm.

Search the animal trail for eggs, explore the nature trail, meet the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts, face painting, lamb feeding and hold a chick too.

The farm and tearooms are also open everyday throughout the school holidays and there will be Easter crafts and a nature trial quiz each day.

Admission is £4 for toddlers (1 & 2 years old) , £6 children 3 – 12 years old, £4 for Adults, under 1’s are free. (annual passes can be used)

Pre-booking is recommended by visiting our website 

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Lakeside Trail

Did you know that there is a FREE trail to do at Doncaster Lakeside with the kids?

Find out more 

***Mumbler Offer***

A great day out for families and enthusiasts alike, the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum exhibits a collection of aircraft from the first airshow in Britain at Doncaster Racecourse in 1909, to modern fast jets and civil light aircraft.

With aircraft which are unique in preservation, alongside a whole host of familiar favourites, there are interactive exhibits open all year round.

Open every day throughout the Easter holidays, 15th to 28th April. 

Backlot Tours 13th & 14th April

Open Cockpit days 20th, 21st & 22nd April

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Dakota Way, Airbourne Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 7NW

Quote Doncaster Mumbler when you visit to get 2 for the price of 1

01302 761616

Details of Easter Events to follow soon

Mumbler Offer: For an extra 10% off online prices quote: MUMDONCASTER

Book tickets here stockeldpark.digitickets.co.uk/tickets

Website

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Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN. Tel: 01937 586333

    

Join us this Easter, 4th to 19th April 2020, and discover new life in the oceans, learn about the different types of eggs laid by some of our residents including sharks, turtles and penguins.

Don’t miss our fun family presentations at 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily in Endless Oceans where you can learn how parents make decisions when laying and caring for their eggs, experience egg development and care through interactive activities and find out more about our involvement in breeding programmes around the world.

Pick up a trail sheet at the entrance, look for the clues around The Deep then draw the correct animal inside the right egg. Post your completed trail in the box at the entrance turnstile to be in with the chance of winning an egg-cellent prize. Stop by Craft Corner between 11am and 4pm for family craft activities, choose from turtle, shark and penguin.

Plus see over 5,000 animals including sharks, rays, turtles, penguins, jellyfish and more!

The Deep offers FREE return visits for 12 months with the Day Plus Pass. Simply complete your details at reception and retain your tickets to make use of this offer. Full terms and conditions can be found on The Deep’s website.

Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP (Sat Nav HU9 1TU).  01482 381000. Open daily 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm).

Sunday March 29th 2020, 11.30am-6pm 

Along with an afternoon of thrilling flat racing, we have entertainment for the whole family. On arrival visit Professor Dumblecaster and his magical cap, little ones can then make their own wand and lear a spell or two, before Professor Pout inducts them into the Magical World of Racing.

Take a turn on a FREE Unicorn Ride (even the ponies are joining in), but beware of the smoke breathing dragon, with his impressive 18ft wings who will be making appearances throughout the day, as he hunts down his baby dragon…2 dragons yikes!

To top the day off, there’s all the fun of the fairground, and glitter face painting provided by Hallam FM’s Street Team. Wise Owl Bird of Prey Rescue will also be joining us, a great opportunity for little ones to come face to face with a variety of owls.

Under 18’s go FREE

Book Tickets 

Doncaster Racecourse, Bawtry Road, Doncaster

Saturday 11th April 2020

The naughty White Rabbit has run off with all the Wonderland eggs and hidden them in the Town Centre. Help Alice and the Mad Hatter find the eggs before the Queen of Hearts finds out they are missing.

Follow the map to find the location of the golden egg and answer the riddle correctly to be in with a chance of winning a great prize.

 

Ashworth Barracks Museum

Home to an ever growing collection of military items used throughout multiple conflicts, since the investiture of the first Victorial Cross in 1856.

Cafe – you don;t need to be a museum visitor to use the cafe. Hot and cold food run by volunteers.

Ashworth Barracks, Cedar Road, Balby, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 9EY

01302 850198

Astrabound

Details of Easter Events will be available soon. 

Baby Bunnies, Tea Party

Contact Nichola at Baby Bunnies Doncaster 07748 668634

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.

24-26 Wood Street
Doncaster

Brimham Rocks

Dramatic moorland rock formations. Explore Brimham Rocks, and have a great day out at nature’s playground.

This amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations makes a great day out for families, climbers and those wanting to enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views over Nidderdale.

We visited in August 2019. It’s a wonderful place, the kids loved climbing (my heart was in my mouth a few times as they climbed bigger rocks) but we all loved exploring.

There’s no admission charge at Brimham Rocks. Parking is free for National Trust members.
Non National Trust members, our car parking charges are as follows: £4 up to three hours, £5 thereafter

Brimham Rocks Summerbridge, Harrogate, HG3 4DW, Telephone: 01423 780688

 

City Quest Sheffield

Tudor Square, Sheffield, S1 2LA

 

Frenchgate Easter Activities

Details about Easter Activities will follow soon.

Easter at Brodsworth Hall

Brodsworth, DN5 7XJ 01302 722598

Admission Prices
English Heritage Members: FREE (£1 per child to complete the quest)
Adult: £13
Concession: £11.70
Children: £7.90 (+£1 per child to complete the quest)

Easter at the Crags!

Creswell Crags Museum & Prehistoric Gorge, Crags Road, Wellbeck, S80 3LH

Details on Easter events to follow for 2020 soon.

Easter Egg at Cannon Hall Farm

Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, S75 4AT

More details will be available soon.

Easter Events at Elsham Gardens and Country Park

Elsham Gardens and Country Park, Elsham, DN20 0QZ, Brigg

 

Easter Experience with Peter and Friends at Cannon Hall

Saturday April 11th 2020

Family Theatre Show including FULL SIZED Chocolate Easter Egg for every child with a ticket.

Join Peter and his friends as they guide you through a magical Easter egg trail.

Follow the story through Fairyland woods; along the way you’ll join in with singing, dancing and fun games led by your favourite characters from this iconic children’s story.

Tickets £9.95 incl full size Easter Egg , Adults £7.50, Under 2 FOC.

Easter Holiday Club at Austerfield Study Centre

Details regarding holiday clubs will be available soon.

Austerfield Study Centre and Community Hub, The Old Primary School, DN10 6RG

 

 

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. We have been several times, including when littlest Mumbler was a baby and always loved it.

There is a mini M& S shop for the children to work and shop in, a bank and post office. There is a car garage where you can do a MOT, the sound garden, the desert area and so much more.

There is a cafe and gift shop on site although there are indoor and outdoor picnic benches if you want to take your own. Best of all, the cost of the admission gives you for free entry for 12 months. Parking costs around £3

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax, HX1 2NE, 01422 330 069

 

 

Flourish Easter Fayre

Annual Easter Fayre – free fun for all the family! Date for 2020 to be confirmed.

For more information please call 01302 798000, including availability for stall bookings.

Hall Farm School Holiday Club

Every Wednesday through school holidays, 9.30am-3pm

Hall Farm, The Old Moorings, DN17 4PG

07715 215718

 

Journey Easter Camp – 8-16 Years

Dates for 2020  to be confirmed

Little Grimm Tales

Saturday 18th april 2020, 2.30pm 

Beasts and Breadcrumbs, frogs and fairies all join the fun in a stunning adaptation of Grimm’s most magical tales. An adventure for children aged 3+, featuring beautiful puppets and spellbinding original music.

£8 (£6 child)

Cast, Waterdale, Doncaster

Rufford Abbey

 

Rufford Abbey, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF

 

 

Easter Holidays at Magna

Magna Science Adventure Centre, Magna Way, S60 1FD

Details of Easter Events will be available soon.

Milkshake! Live: Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

7th April, 12pm & 1.30pm

Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen.

Age 3-7 years

Tickets £16

Cast, Waterdale, Doncaster

 

Mr Men and Little Miss

Monday 13th April 2020, 1-3pm 

Join your favourite Mr Men and Little Miss characters as they leap off the page and onto the stage in this hilarious live show! Featuring Mr Bump, Little Miss Splendid and many more, Happyland bursts to life in a series of colourful and timeless stories told through puppetry and music.

Cast, Waterdale, Doncaster

North Notts Brick Show

One for the lego fans! 21st March 2020, 10am-4pm

A celebration of the plastic brick! Showcasing fantastic models from Adult Fans of LEGO (AFOLs) from across the UK. Fun for all ages, with activities and competitions for visitors too.

Come along and join the fun! Raising funds for Fairy Bricks (Charity number 1161639).

Outwood Academy Valley, Worksop, S81 7EN

NT: Nostell Priory and Parkland

Country house, gardens and parkland.

Children’s outdoor play area, walks and tours and out door activities.

 

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, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3EN

 

 

Peter Pan at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

4th April – 6th April 2020 

Enjoy a magical day at Yorkshire Wildlife Park with family entertainment, colourful characters, live shows plus lots more for on 4th, 5th and 6th April. Come along and meet Peter Pan, Tinkerbell plus their arch-rival Captain Hook… And while you’re enjoying the magic you can also come face-to-face with the world’s most amazing and beautiful animals!

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Warning Tongue Lane, DN4 6TB

 

Pink Pig Farm Easter Activities

Holme Hall, Holme, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN16 3RE. 01724 844466

 

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 children £18
  • Gang of Five – 2 Adults & 3 Children or 1 Adult & 4 Children

Open all year round and floodlit.

Kingswood, Thorne Road, Hatfield, Doncaster, DN7 6EP

01405 741343

 

 

 

Potteric Carr, Easter Holidays – Pond Dipping

More details for 2020 will be available soon.

YWT Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Potteric Carr Visitor Centre, Mallard Way, DN4 8DB

 

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.

Blown Away adventure trail : Zoom the zip line, snap yourself in the face boards, solve the puzzle boards, count the Geese, make some noise and more…a circular route around the lake accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs.

Asdale Road, off Denby Dale Road, Wakefield, WF2 7EQ

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 Maze, Logness Monster and the giant Woodland instruments.

After spending some time in the garden, why not relax and enjoy coffee or lunch at the famous Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms?

• Seasonal events and activities for children • Picnic areas within the garden and baby changing facilities • Plenty of free parking • Paths suitable for pushchairs

 Crag Ln, Harrogate HG3 1QB

Sherwood Pines

With activity trails, play areas, bike hire, wild running and mountain biking trails, Sherwood Pines will set the scene for a great day out for all.

We have visited this place a lot and love it every time. They often have different trails available such as the Zog Trail and more recently Farmageddon, which was really interactive. The kids loved it.

Great place to cycle – lots of bike trails to suit all abilities. There are some  purpose built World War I trenches too that you can climb down in to – it’s a little walk to find them.

Lots of space to picnic, great cafe, there is also a Go Ape.

Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9JL

 

The Creation Station Easter Sessions

Details of Easter Sessions to follow

Contact Claire to book 07531 852115 

The Point, Holiday Family Workshops

The Point, home of darts (Doncaster Community Arts), South Parade, DN1 2DR

Plasticine and Stop Motion Animation – Saturday 6th April, 10am-12pm 

Have a go at creating your very own plasticine characters and try your hand at stop motion animation with artist Ellie Ragdale!

Our Saturday Family Workshops take place on the first Saturday of the month, 10am – 12pm. Please be aware these workshops are suitable for children aged 5+.

Booking is essential and there is a small cost of £2.00 for children (Adults FREE).

Explore Music Technology – Thursday 18th April, 10am-3pm

Create weird and wonderful musical toys using digital technology with musician Nick Lewis, then use them to make your own sounds!

Our Holiday Family Workshops take place on Thursdays during school holidays. There are two sessions: the earlier group (10am – 12pm) is designed for children with disabilities and their families, whilst the later group (1pm – 3pm) is open to all families.

Suitable for children aged 5+. These workshops are free to attend due to generous support from our funders.

 

 

The Wizard of Oz Easter Panto

Wednesday April 15th 2020, 7pm-9pm

Join us over the rainbow for this year’s Easter Pantomime, the iconic Wizard of Oz!

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road and en route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. With the help of her new found friends can Dorothy reach the emerald city, defeat the Wicked Witch and get help from the wonderful Wizard of Oz?

Click your shoes and join Dorothy and Toto to see the Wizard!

Cast, Waterdale, Doncaster

Thoresby Park

Thoresby Park, about 40 mins from Doncaster, is a lovely place to visit all year round with a range of attractions for all of the family no matter how young or old.

Opening times are from 10.30am until 5.00pm, admission is free, we visited recently (Dec 2019) and they were building a new car park.

Beautiful surroundings, arts and crafts gallery, outside play area and seasonal trails. There is lots of space to run around and picnic.

There is a licensed cafe and some shops in the courtyard.

Thoresby Park, Thoresby Courtyard, Nr Ollerton, , United Kingdom

 

Tots Play Doncaster East, Easter Special Session

School holiday events will be advised when available.

Contact Tots Play Doncaster East 

Trolleybus Museum

The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, Belton Road, DN8 5SX