School Holidays & Seasonal Events Doncaster

May Half Term

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Boston Park Farm

From Monday 17th May everything reopen including indoor areas!

This includes soft play area, sandpit, play kitchen and bouncy castle in addition to all of the outside play area, animals.

Pre-booking essential.

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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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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

May Half Term – Tuesday 1st- Friday 4th June 2021

£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.

24-26 Wood Street

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

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

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.

Equine Dreams of Bawtry (Formally known as Horseworld)

Situated between Bawtry & Tickhill, we offer experiences for age 2 years upwards.

  • Riding school
  • Experience Pony rides
  • Unicorn rides
  • Alpaca experience/ trekking
  • Petting rare breeds
  • Ziggy the zebra experience
  • Pony parties
  • Unicorn parties
  • Alpaca parties
  • Cafe

Call 01302 751698

Bawtry Road, DN11 9HA

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


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




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.


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 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


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

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 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 

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