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February Half Term Doncaster

February Half Term Dates for Doncaster: Schools close on Monday 13th February, Reopening  on Monday 20th February 2023.

If you have an event or activity that you would like to include, please contact me. 

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Bookings now open for February Fusion camps 2024
Carcroft Primary School (Primary)
Location: Owston Road, Carcroft, DN6 8DR
Dates: Monday 12th February – Friday 16th February 2024
Times: 9am-3pm
Ages: 5 – 11 years old (Must be in FS2)
Don Valley Academy (Primary)
Location: Jossey Lane, Scawthorpe, DN5 9DD
Dates: Wednesday 14th February 2024 – Friday 16th February 2024
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 5 – 11 years old (Must be in FS2)
Don Valley Academy (Secondary)
Location: Jossey Lane, Scawthorpe, DN5 9DD
Dates: Monday 12th February & Tuesday 13th February 2024
Times: 9am-3pm
Ages: 11-16 years old (KS3/KS4)
De Warenne Academy (Secondary)
Location: Gardens Lane, Conisbrough, DN12 3JY
Dates: Monday 12th February & Tuesday 13th February 2024
Times: 9:30am – 2pm daily
Ages: 11-16 years old (KS3/KS4)
Rowena Academy (Primary)
Location: Gardens Lane, Conisbrough, DN12 3JY
Dates: Monday 12th February 2024 – Friday 16th February 2024
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 5 – 11 years old (Must be in FS2)
Take a look at these FAQ’s for any questions you might have about these camps.

BOOK HERE

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Bawtry Paintball Fields

Bawtry Paintball Fields is Europe’s biggest outdoor activity centre, voted Europe’s Best, and the UK’s highest rated on Trip Advisor with over 1500 5-Star reviews!

Looking for a family day out, an awesome birthday, stag or hen party, or a fantastic team build event – BPF has something for everyone. Our lovely little café serves hot and cold food and drinks, ice cream and slush all day, so you can stay fuelled and relax in one of our picnic areas between activities.

Attracting groups of all ages from 6yrs+, BPF offers a huge variety of outdoor activities in the beautiful 720 acre woodland setting of Bawtry Forest. Activities include; Target and Zombie Archery, outdoor Laser Combat, Rifle Shooting, Tomahawk Axe and Knife Throwing, Junior ‘low-impact’ Paintballing, a 53ft Climbing Wall, Paintball Mini-Tank Battles, a huge Tree-Trek and Zipline Park with 50ft leap-of-faith, and of course regular Paintballing. BPF is also home of the infamous Predator!

Our award-winning paintball and laser combat game zones are like something out of a Hollywood movie. Props include real Lynx, Wessex and Huey helicopters, 42 ex-MOD armoured vehicles, tanks, castles, and a tree-top fortress.

All activities can be booked online at bawtrypaintballfields.co.uk, or call our friendly team on 01302 868841

Thursday 15th February, 10.30am

£20 per child (includes drink and a biscuit)

Visit our website 

The Twisted Knot, The Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Auckley, Doncaster

(We are based in The Hive)

 

Saturday 10th – Sunday 18th February 2024

 

Join characters from the past for historical hijinks and hands on activities at Brodsworth Hall this half term.

Head back in time to the glamourous Georgian era and be entertained by flamboyant pantos in the grounds of this beautiful mansion.

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Brodsworth Road, Doncaster DN5 7XJ

Book online 

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

Lambing at Boston Park Farm 10th- 18th February 2024

Step into the enchanting world of lambing this February half term, from the 10th to the 18th of February 2024, at our farm. Anticipation fills the air as we have over 60 expectant ewes eagerly awaiting to bring new life into the world, with the possibility of new lambs being born each day.

Make the most of your visit by seizing the opportunity to meet our knowledgeable farmers, who will share insights about our sheep flock. Observe the heart-warming experience of lambs feeding and indulge in our popular animal handling sessions.  Additionally, join in with a fun sheep hunt around the farm, adding an extra layer of excitement to your day.

With our general admission tickets, you’ll enjoy not only entry to the captivating lambing event but also unrestricted access to all the play areas, the cozy cafe, and the entire picturesque farm. This is a perfect opportunity to create lasting memories with family and friends, surrounded by the beauty of nature and the joy of playful lambs. Join us for an experience that promises both educational insights and delightful entertainment for visitors of all ages.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE

Let your imagination run wild as you immerse yourself in a whole new world of make believe. Step into Jack’s Mini Village and you will immediately be transformed into Village Life where you can become any number of different people – a baker – a stylist – a builder – a doctor, and many more besides.

 

The size and level of detail will amaze you, from the Mini Village credit card (which each child gets to keep) to the “working” checkout counters, washing machine and ovens, to the awesome ice cream van. Check out the Interactive Village Map on our website to learn more about the 14 different play settings.

Suitable for pre-walkers up to children who love to play pretend in style! Full seating area available to sit and have tasty snack and maybe a delicious coffee made with a barista coffee machine.

Jack’s Mini Village is located on the first floor above Jack in the Box Soft Play. The soft play area has 3 different awesome zones – large gated baby area, toddler play frame and large junior play frame – we have something for everyone with our exciting slides, interactive ball pools and captivating sensory areas, we even have an interactive game floor. There is also a huge menu with lots of tasty, freshly made food.

Open 7 days a week – see our website for opening times and prices. Online booking is essential for guaranteed entry. Separate bookings are required for Jack’s Mini Village and soft play, but combi tickets are available.

Annie Reed Road, Beverley, HU17 0LF. 01482 880091

Half Term February 12th 
February 12th Dance Camp
February 12th GCSE English Language Paper 1
February 13th GCSDE English Literature Masterclass
February 14th Stop Motion Animation
February 15th Tasty Techniques
February 15th Floristry and Candle Making Workshop
February 16th Social Media & Influencer Camp
February 16th Archaeology Camp

9th January – 19th February 2023

Follow the call of the Green Guardian this wintertime and explore an enchanted trail around Potteric Carr nature reserve. Discover the magic and wonder of winter wildlife as they settle down for the season awaiting a brighter, greener, and wilder springtime. Enjoy 3km of woodland and waterside pathways as well as plenty of fresh air on this family adventure! 

As well as the Wild Winter Wonderland enchanted trail, there will be a weekend of special wild winter events on Saturday 4th, and Sunday 5th of February.

Join the team on Saturday 4th February to spot wild animal tracks and signs on a guided exploration or marvel at mini mammals on a mosey around Potteric Carr; spots are limited so make sure to pre-book!  

On Sunday 5th February, follow the enchanted trail into the woodland to toast a marshmallow and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate by the crackle of the campfire. Stay awhile and craft some natural decorations – a truly magical winter experience. (No booking required but admission prices apply).

Visit the website for more information 

 

Tuesday 14th February 2023

Book your session online between 10am-6pm

Book Here

February 14th & February 15th 

Head to The Twisted Knot at Yorkshire Hive and get creative this half term. Great activity for all ages and a brilliant way to spend a few hours.

Special Offer of 2 x 30cm boards for £30

Book Here 

(Situated at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park – remember it’s free to get in the Hive as it’s separate to the Wildlife Park)

Book 3 games at the Wool Market (Duckpin bowling, AR Darts and Shuffleboard) in half term and get a voucher off your next game!

Book Here 

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Valentines Picnic & play

Spend some quality time with your little loves at Party and Play’s Valentine’s picnic and play 💖

We are very excited to host our first event in our brand new all-white events room @ablankcanvas_events

Our luxury soft play, including our brand new white play cage, will be out to play on,

Tickets ae £15 per child and £2 per adult

What to expect:

  • Various soft play – Our luxury soft play, including our brand new white play cage, will be out to play on,
  • role play
  • Card making – we’ll have a craft table to create some special Valentines themed cards
  • Luxury picnic boxes and a goodie bag for little ones to take away
  • Photo opportunities
  • Adults have the option to buy bakes from our counter plus free teas and coffee.

Book by direct message @party_andplay or or text us on WhatsApp at 07720655599

 

Location: A Blank Canvas DN2 5TB 

 

Air Haus – Meadowhall

An indoor, inflatable theme park like no other!

A range of sessions available including parent & toddler, family sessions and open jump sessions.

Great fun for all the family!

Air Haus, Meadowhall, Sheffield, S9 1EW

All Aboard Art Club

Wednesday 15th February 2023 from 2- 3pm

Join us to dance in the Gallery with Alice! We will explore lots of fun movement and sound in this playful session.

This session is free to attend but please book on our website.

 

Aston Springs Farm

There’s plenty of animals to see and feed, lots of fun to be had and memories to be made – all at great low entry prices. We have an outdoor and indoor play area, restaurant and pottery painting shop onsite.

Open 7 days a week (10am- 4pm)

Aston Springs Farm, Mansfield Road, Aston, Rotherham, S26 5PQ

Austerfield Study Centre: Family Fun Sessions

15th February 9:30- 11:30- We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

16th February 9:30- 11:30- The Smeds and The Smoos

The above sessions are £8 per child and require parents to stay with the children.

17th February 9:30- 11:30- Animal Magic

This session is £10 per child and children can be left for two hours.

 

The Old Primary School, DN10 6RG

 

Baby Bunnies & Music Bugs: Babies First Valentines Event

Tuesday 14th February 2023

Celebrate your babies first valentines with Baby Bunnies and Music Bugs.

Details as follows:

9:30- 11am or 11:30am- 1pm at Auckley Parish Centre

Please note that this event is strictly for babies only.

Tickets are £12. Please contact Nichola (07748 668634) or Anna (0844 5781016) to book your place.

Bake Battle & Roll

Bake Battle & Roll is Doncaster’s first board game cafe located close to the town centre on Wood Street.

Open 5 days a week Wednesday to Sunday.

Loads of board games to suit any age, from Orchard Toys to Dungeons & Dragons.

Great for anyone home educating as open during the week.

24-26 Wood Street
Doncaster

Bawtry Forest

If you fancy a quiet walk in gorgeous woodland then Bawtry Forest is a great place to explore. Perfect for dog walking too but make sure you have your wellies on in winter!

Bawtry Forest, Doncaster, DN10 6DA

Castle Howard Skelf Island Adventure Playground

Ingenious treetop nest structures connected by rope bridges, slides, nets and climbing equipment will allow the Skelves to take young visitors on an adventure like no other.

Skelf Island is included in a gardens ticket.

Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA. Tel: 01653 648333

Creswell Crags February Half Term

We are currently updating these listings, please check back for updates.

Crags Road, Welbeck, Creswell

 

 

Days Out

We have lots of family friendly attractions, parks, days out, trails and walks listed in our ‘Days Out’ area.

Click here to visit the ‘Days Out’ area

 

Diggerland Yorkshire

 Open from 11th- 26th February 2023

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.

Doncaster Family Hubs

We are currently updating this area of the website. Please check back soon for 2023 information.

Doncaster Gallery, Library and Museum

13th, 15th & 17th February 2023 11am- 2pm

Join us in the Paddington Room & Children’s Library for FREE activities (aimed at 4-12 years) with a journey & transport theme.

Many local libraries also offer free children’s activities in the school holidays. Click below to see a list of all the local libraries and links to their services. Local libraries usually advertise their own events on their facebook pages.

Doncaster libraries – Doncaster Council

Evolution Restaurant & Uproar Play Barn at The Yorkshire Hive

Evolution restaurant is a dining experience where lost jurassic islands meet the fantasy world of caves and dragons!

26th July – 3rd September 2023 from 5:30- 8pm

Darwin’s Adventures

Enjoy an evening of live entertainment at Evolution Experience Restaurant as we dive into the world of Darwin and his magical adventures.

Step back in time for a pre-historic feast surrounded by dinosaurs and dragons, but beware, you don’t know who might be lurking!


‘Uproar Play Barn’ is a huge dinosaur themed soft play area at The Hive.

Entry to Uproar is not included in entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

The Hive, Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster, DN9 3HQ

01302 535057

 

February Fun at Stockeld Park

Adventure awaits whatever the weather this February Half-Term at Stockeld Park!  

 

Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN.

01937 586333
enquiries@stockeldpark.co.uk

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Forest Friends: February Half Term Sessions

Monday 13th February– We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (0- 7 years)

Tuesday 14th February– Adventure Club (4-7 years)

Thursday 16th February– Adventure Club (8- 11 years)

Forest Friends is based at Squirrel Wood, Doncaster, DN6 9FE

Go Bounce

A great place for kids of all ages to burn off some energy!

The timetable for February half term is as follows:

Family & Toddler session- 10am- 12pm

General Bounce- 12pm- 6pm

Private Hire- 6-8pm

Unit 13, Shaw Lane Industrial Estate, Doncaster, DN2 4SQ

 

Gullivers Valley

From Saturday 11th February to Sunday 12th March 2023

We’re starting the season with a huge offer at Gulliver’s Valley.

Tickets are just £15 per person with our Early Season Special when you book at least two days in advance.

Mansfield Road, Rotherham, S26 5QW

J&D Activities: February Half Term Programme

J & D Activities provide support and activities for children and young people with SEND.

Please  contact 07828 581594

Kiddy Winx Hive: Love Bug Ball

On 14th February join us for our Love Bug Ball!
 From 9.30-11.30 & 12-2
Included will be
  • a valentines craft keep sake
  • a sensory love bug disco
  • a candy buffet
  • pink mocktails
  • play
Message the Kiddy Winx Hive facebook page to book.
Unit 5, Fields End Business Park, Davey Road, Rotherham, S63 0JF

Kidz Hub: Valentines Day Disco

14th February from 2- 5pm

Disco, dancing, pirate ship assault course, party games, card making, festival face paint and more!

Book online now.

Unit 1, Harworth Business Park, Harworth, DN11 8DB

Lakeside Trail

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

Find out more 

Little Learners Doncaster: Valentine’s Day

Monday 13th February 2023 from 10:15- 11:15am

Little Learners Doncaster are celebrating Valentine’s Day with a messy play and mark making session! There’ll be Valentine’s themed messy play trays, fine motor activities and much more. This session is perfect for children aged 5 months to 5 years but older children are more than welcome to join us.

£6.50 per child

9th Doncaster Scout Hut (behind the Sun Inn, Doncaster, DN5 8RW

Magna Science Adventure Centre: Febru-AIR-y Event

11th February- 25th February 2023

Join us for our Febru-AIR-y event this half term but make sure you wrap up warm because it’s chilly inside!

  • Explore our 4 pavilions
  • Wordsearch trail
  • STEM workshop
  • Under 5s bounce and play
  • Air competition

Buy admission tickets online and then upgrade them for free to an annual pass on arrival.

Magna Way, Rotherham, S60 1FD

Northgate Community Hub: Valentine’s Messy Play

Tuesday 7th February 2023 at 1pm- 2:30pm

There will be party food and each child can make a keepsake craft to take away.

£5 per child

Northgate Community Hub, Tickhill, Northgate, Doncaster, DN11 9HZ

 

Piglets Adventure Farm: February Frolics

11th- 19th February 2023

Join us this February half term for Lambing Live, newborn lamb bottle feeding, the new Bo Peep’s Panto plus indoor and outdoor play areas.

Towthorpe Moor Lane, York, YO32 9ST

 

Pirates Cove Adventure Golf

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.

Open all year round and floodlit.

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

01405 741343

 

 

 

Rufford Abbey: Magical Garden Trail

11th – 26th February 2023 from 10.00am – 4.00pm
Our favourite magical creatures are back again with a few more surprises for you.
Put on your fairy wings and follow the trail around Rufford Abbey’s Magical Gardens and create your own adventure.
£2.50 per trail sheet
Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF

Sandall Beat Woods: Valentines Craft Drop In

Monday 13th February 2023 10am- 2:30pm

Learn how to make & decorate a heart shaped bird feeder from milk bottles. Bring a picnic and use the pagoda for any special questions you might have, which will be decorated with thousands of hearts and flowers all made from recycled bottles.
£1 per participant. Please message our facebook page to secure your place.
Leger Way, Doncaster

Soft Play areas in Doncaster

Take a look at our Soft Play area here for lots of ideas of where to go if you need somewhere indoors this half term.

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

The museum is very child friendly and has a play room. We visited on an open cockpit day and the mini mumblers loved being able to climb in and out of the aircrafts.

Quote DONCASTER MUMBLER on arrival to enjoy 2 tickets for the price of 1!

Dakota Way, Airbourne Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 7NW.

Sundown Adventureland

11th- 26th February 2023

For half term, the entire park will be open for families to enjoy, including all of Sundown’s favourites – Tractor Ride, Crash Landings Indoor Play Area, Lollipoppet Castle, Okie Yolkie Ride, Monkey Mayhem Driving School and Market Square.

Treswell Road, Rampton, near Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 0HX (approx. 40 mins from Doncaster)

 

 

Sunnybank Gardens & the Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during term time but open every day in the school holidays.

  • award winning ice cream
  • Burgers & hot dogs
  • Undercover play barn with large inflatables £3 (1 hour, sessions on the hour)
  • Go- karts £2
  • Crazy golf £3
  • Hook a duck £3.50
  • Trampolines £3 for 20 minutes
  • Mini wheel £2

Sunnybank Gardens, Doncaster, DN7 6PH

Tenpin Doncaster

This February half term enjoy 2 games of bowling and a meal, all for a great price (£8.70 for juniors/ £11.20 for adults).

There’s no better way to put a smile on everyone’s face than great activities, food, and fun this school holiday.

Available Monday to Friday until 5pm.

The Leisure Park, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN4 7NW

 

The National Videogame Museum

The NVM is a fun day out for families and gamers and is all indoor so a great rainy day activity.

Here you can explore how videogames are made, who makes them and why they are made. You can play them and make them yourselves.

Castle House, Angel Street, Sheffield, S3 8LS

The Steel Cauldron: February Half Term

Come and join in the magical mayhem of half term. Whether you are looking for a quirky place for breakfast, a fun family activity, or a magical spot for afternoon tea we have a range of sessions and events this February half term holiday to suit everyone.

3 Spooner Road, Sheffield, S10 5BL

Tropical Butterfly House: We Dig Dinosaurs!

11th- 19th February 2023

Our fun dino trail is packed with clawsome challenges that will have you quaking in your boots and roaring with laughter!

Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S25 4EQ

Tropical World

Discover your inner explorer at Tropical World – an unforgettable journey through rainforest, mangroves, 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!

Princes’ Avenue, Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 1DF.

 

Twisted Skatepark Doncaster

Doncaster’s only indoor skatepark will be open every day in the school holidays! Amazing ramps for you to skate, scoot or ride. A great atmosphere, we’re open for all ages and abilities. Skateboard and scooter hire is available. Skateboarding lessons are also available and Twisted Skatepark usually advertises which lessons are available in the school holidays.

FREE 6 week skateboard coaching programme for beginners. 6 time slots to choose from between 10am and 4pm every Friday throughout the school holidays. Message the ‘Get On Board’ facebook page to find out more.

01302 439875

Unit 3, Marshgate, Doncaster, DN5 8AF

Vue Doncaster: Mini Mornings

Our Mini Morning sessions give both adults and kids the chance to experience big screen entertainment for a very small price. Both adults and children pay from £2.49/£2.99 per ticket.

Mini Mornings run every morning from 10am in the school holidays.

Doncaster Leisure Park, Herten Way, Doncaster, DN4 7NW

Wentworth Garden Centre & Family Farm: Jungle Week

11th- 19th February is Jungle Week!

Visit the Historic gardens for our Jungle Explorer Trail. Visit the Family Farm for jungle animal crafts, photo opportunities, hook-a-jungle duck, animal encounters and our ‘I’m a child get me out of here!’ challenge.

Hague Lane, Wentworth, S62 7JF

Wentworth Woodhouse

There’s lots of quirky things to find at Wentworth Woodhouse. See our mumbler review HERE 

Children will now be able to visit the House & Gardens for free ALL YEAR ROUND when visiting with a paying adult (17+).
There is plenty to keep the kids occupied throughout the year at Wentworth Woodhouse.

William’s Den February Half Term Adventures with Sublime Science

Join us this February half-term for all-day adventure play – with added science fun from Dragons’ Den winners Sublime Science and our Play Pioneers!

 

We have a special Doncaster Mumbler offer too!

15% off at checkout online with code DONMUMBLER15

  • Be wowed in a half-hour show from professional science fun folks Sublime Science.
  • Jaw-dropping tricks and spectacular experiments, bubbles, smoke & flying things galore!
  • Unlock your child’s curiosity about how things work with hands-on experiments led by our Play Pioneers.
  • Make a paper-plate balloon car*
  • Test your paper aeroplane skills*
  • Get competitive in our family-building challenge
  • William our Mascot will be joining us too!

*some activities may vary slightly depending on availability.

You are welcome to arrive anytime from 10 am, we’re open until 4 pm! Your day out with us also includes:

  • Access to playing in our specially crafted Indoor Play Den where we’ve brought the outside inside, with streams, rainfall, stepping stones, rope bridges, sand play, climbing structures and a huge real treehouse just waiting to be explored!
  • A kids’ dream playscape made of wood and trees. This is not soft play!
  • Access to all of our Outdoor Adventure play areas overlooking the Yorkshire Wolds.
  • Including den building areas, tyre swings, zip wires, a huge sandpit, a hidey house & slide.
  • Discover the treehouse, hide in mountains & molehills, or make mud pies
  • PLUS, a half-hour jaw-dropping show by Dragons’ Den winners – Sublime Science!

BOOK NOW to start this February half-term with a bang! And don’t miss out on this extraordinary experience!

01430 472230, hello@williamsden.co.uk. Castle Farm, Wold Hill, North Cave, HU15 2LS.

 

York’s Chocolate Story

We visited in October half term as my Mini Mumbler was doing all about Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at School.

It’s brilliant, we got to explore the history of chocolate in York, taste cocoa nibs, make a chocolate lolly too.

Didn’t take long to get there either, right in the centre of York.

King’s Square, York, YO1 7LD

See York Mumbler for review 

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The perfect day out for animal lovers! A great range of indoor and outdoor play areas included in your admission ticket too.

Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster

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