See School Holiday calendar for Doncaster HERE 

Schools close for May half term Friday 28th May, reopening on 7th June 2021

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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 frames, swings, slides, go-karts, mud kitchens and a bale pyramid to climb. Also inside there is an indoor soft play area which is suitable for children up to 8 years old, an indoor bouncy castle, play kitchen and a large indoor sandpit.

From 17th July you can also do our Maize Maze, which is included in your general admission ticket.

Our cafe, serving hot and cold meals is open everyday as well as our brand new outdoor Snack Baa, serving ice creams and other snacks.

Don’t miss our Summer Pantomime on 20th & 21st August! 

Pre-booking essential.

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Image: Ben Harrison Photography

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 



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, Bawtry Road, Tickhill, South Yorkshire, DN11 9HA

Call 01302 751 698

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Bank Holiday Monday 31st May 2021 


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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 very  child friendly, including a play room!

The Museum is on an old RAF base and the majority of planes are in the hangar, which is a peice of history in itself and if your little one has ever read Grandpa’s Great Escape, they’ll love it here.

Located a few minutes from M18 junction 3, near Lakeside (you can walk from the Lake).

Last admission 4pm (Winter 3pm).

  • Adult £6.50
  • Children (5-16) £3 (Babies and pre-schoolers under 5 go free)
  • Senior Citizen £5.50
  • Family £15

For details of group rates (nursery groups, childminders) please call us on 01302 761616

Special DONCASTER MUMBLER OFFER 2 for 1! Simply quote DONCASTER MUMBLER on arrival to enjoy 2 tickets for the price of 1! (Children under 5 are free, so if you’re  family of 4 it’s equivalent to half price)

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Dakota Way, Airbourne Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 7FB. (Please note, use DN4 7NW or Dakota Way for Sat Nav)

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01302 761616

*in line with government restrictions

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 as you enjoy all that our Enchanted Forest has to offer! You will even have the change to meet Iron Man himself in person!

You day pass will include full access to the Enchanted Forest and all it has to offer including our five large adventure playgrounds, go karts, outdoor inflatables and our famous giant maze!

We are operating strict capacity limits so pre-booking online is essential.


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

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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 DAYcation.

20% off when you book both activities in one day!

Book online here 

01302 370777



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YWT Puffin Festival 2021

The Yorkshire Puffin Festival is taking place online from Saturday 29th May to Monday 31st May 2021. 

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



Enjoy a walk around the lakes followed by takeaway at Annabel’s

Parking available in Loversall, DN119DD

(Please note no parking at Dominion)


Re-open from 17th May 2021

Indoor Soft play. Capacity restrictions will be in place.

Austerfield Sudy Centre Holiday Club


£25 per child, 8.30am-4.30pm

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

Call 01302 710415

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, also welcome new parents (part of the We Support Our Mums Scheme)

24-26 Wood Street

Bank Holiday inflatable zone & mini fair rides

Sandall Park, Bank Holiday Monday 31st May 2021


Bawtry Paintball Fields

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

01302 868841


Bouncy Land

Re-open 12th April

Bouncy Castles, Fair Ground Rides, Zip Wire, Climbing Fort, Snack Bar

Gainsthorpe Road, Kirton in Lindsey, DN21 4JL


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 take young visitors on an adventure like no other.

Skelf Island is included in a gardens ticket.

Covid-19 update: Pre-booking required.

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

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

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

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

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

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. 


The Survey will only take a few minutes to complete and – to say thanks – you will be given the chance to enter a prize draw to win a £100 Amazon voucher!

About Cypher

Cypher teaches children, aged 5-14, to learn to code through creative themes. Teaching children to code sparks curiosity, expands their imagination, builds their problem solving abilities, and equips them with confidence and key tech skills to be future ready!

With the May half term school holidays coming up, take a look at their live online school holiday camps to keep children entertained and motivated at home. Working with a live teacher online, completing creative coding projects using Scratch, Processing, Cospaces, Tynker and Touch Typing, each session is 90 minutes and you can book one session in the week or everyday of the holidays. For children completing the five day course, they will get a certificate of completion.

Visit the Cypher website here

The prize draw will close at 5pm on Wednesday 30th June 2021


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.

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








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

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!

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


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

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 Thorne Road, DN7 6EQ

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

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

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


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 to takeaway. Plenty of benches .

Prophecy Lodge, High Bridge, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8DD

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

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

Peter and Friends come to Kirkstall Abbey

Saturday June 12th 2021

Experience immersive storytelling, panto singing, dancing and fun games


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

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.


  • 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




Princess & Superhero Fun Day

Thursday 3rd June 2021, 11am

Quarry Park (Nature Reserve), Dunsville

A former quarrying site is now an award-winning park and local nature reserve, with a wide range of things to see and do.

There is a toddler play area, with slide, swings, a rope net pyramid and sand pit, plus a junior play area with climbing frame, tightrope walk, a hammock and zipwire. There is also a playing field and sports facilities including a multi-use games area and outdoor gym equipment.

Enjoy one of the walking routes and nature walks, along with an orienteering course if you want to do some exploring.

As a nature reserve, you will be able to see a variety or wildlife, so it’s a great place for a nature trail.

Quarry Park is just over 5 miles outside Doncaster town centre on the A18 to Dunsville. Parking facilities are available near to the Post Office on the High Street, Dunsville.


Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

All areas re-open from 17th May 2021 – Family theme park

Newark, NG22 8HX

01623 882773

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.


Sandall Park and Cafe

One of the largest parks in Doncaster, Sandall Park is home to beautiful scenery and a variety of facilities.

There is lots of open space and lots to keep children entertained, including toddler and junior play areas, with zipwire and climbing frame, plus a brilliant new woodland adventure play area.  They also have a sensory trail, which is an inclusive outdoor experience suitable for families whose children have special educational needs and disabilities.

A range of sports facilities are available including outdoor gym equipment, basketball post and 3 football pitches.

We have enjoyed a picnic many times at Sandall Park, but there is also a cafe.

If you’re looking to get fit, there are Fit and Fun Walks, plus the Doncaster Parkrun here. See our adult fitness pages for more information.

Sandall Park, Thorne Road (opposite KFC). DN2 5DW


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  


SuccessFilly Career Coaching

Family Sessions available, based in Belton, DN9

Contact Jane 07969 185914

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

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

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


The Pottery Click and Collect

07914 246122

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


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


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
  • Scrapes Ice Cream
  • Taste Peru
  • Zaytuna
  • Indian Food Hawker

Wool Market Doncaster. Market Place, DN1 1BN

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

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

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!

Tropical Butterfly House

Meet the mini beasts and meerkats, butterflies, birds and amazing wildlife from around the world…plus there is an amazing adventure park and wet play park.

Indoor areas are now open from 17th May 2021

Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre, Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S25 4EQ
01909 569 416 /

Twisted Skatepark Doncaster

NEW indoor Skatepark

01302 439875

Doncaster, DN5 8AF

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

Wentworth Family Farm

Open daily from 10am

£2.95 adults, £2.75 children & concessions, Under 2’s free

01226 360864

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 

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


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 to the park is at 5pm.

Having visited the Wildlife Park many many times, we always love it! It’s a full day of fun, our favourites being the giraffes and the lions! My children also love the play areas (of which there are plenty – indoors and outside).

See our most recent Mumbler review here 

Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Brockholes Lane
DN4 6T