Lakeside Village: Summer at the Village Green

This summer we’ll be bringing our visitors a fun-filled few months of FREE events and activities that the whole family can enjoy! Take a look at our list of events…

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Boston Park Farm Summer Pantomime!

Robin Hood- The Merriest Panto in the Land! Saturday 19th August Boston Park Farm are excited to welcome Talegate Theatre again this summer for the MERRIEST panto in the land-…

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Doncaster Libraries Summer Reading Challenge

If you’re looking to get your little ones reading this Summer then come and join Doncaster Libraries for the Summer Reading Challenge! From 1st July onwards you can grab a…

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Bunkerfest

Sunday 3rd September Bunkerfest will be taking place between 1st- 3rd September with Sunday being the Family Fun Day. The family fun day will see performances from the GP Princesses…

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Doncaster Racecourse: Food, Drink & Craft Festival

12th & 13th August from 10:30am- 4:30pm Music, funfair, crafts, kids activities, indoor and outdoor stalls. Free parking Leger Way, Doncaster

Find out more about Journey Education’s Summer Camps for children of all ages.

Journey Education’s popular Summer camps are back with an exciting programme of activities to keep children of all ages busy in the school holiday! Sponsored blog by Journey Education  In…

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The Deep Sea & Space Event

22nd July- 3rd September  Climb aboard your rocket ship and launch into Summer at The Deep, with our exciting Sea & Space event! Join us on a space expedition as…

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Lakeside’s Summer Cinema is back!

Due to popular demand we’re bringing back the summer cinema here at Lakeside Village, so grab yourself some popcorn and see what films we have lined up for the whole…

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Auckley Show

19th August from 12pm The annual Auckley Show returns for it’s 38th show! A day of fun for all the family, with competitions, amusements, refreshments and entertainment. Free entry and…

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Puddle Ducks ; Summer Swimming Classes

Did you know that most of our swimming classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers continue to run throughout the Summer holidays! Join us in the pool anytime. Lessons continue until…

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Barnby Dun Farm Shop Summer Fair

12th- 13th August 10am- 4pm Join us for a weekend of family fun! Support local businesses, have fun and enjoy games, children’s rides, entertainment & music plus local food and…

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Meadowhall new theme park and AquaSplash water park opening Summer 2023

The new Summer Beach Club will be opening at Meadowhall and will be at the centre for six weeks! Launching in July Meadowhall’s Orange Car Park will be transformed into…

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Cook Stars Summer Holiday Cooking Workshops

17th August 10am- 12pm Make your own picnic! 23rd August 10am- 12pm Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes 23rd August 2-4pm Chocolate Truffle Making 30th August 10am- 12pm Chocolate Truffle Making 30th…

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Get your Big 50 ‘Bucket List’ booklet when you collect tickets at the Booking Office at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, tick off as many Bucket List items as you…

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Summer in York- Visit York

Embark on a summer adventure in York, where a world of captivating attractions and thrilling activities awaits! Discover the wonders of York Minster, with a packed schedule of family-friendly events and…

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Lions Fun & Sports Day

Saturday 12th August For people with a disability. Fun for all the family with over 20 games for all abilities. For more information and to book please call 01302 842725…

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Jorvik – Summer Holidays

Summer 2023 Meet a Viking at the award-winning JORVIK Viking Centre! Take the little ones to discover York’s Viking legacy this summer. Hop aboard a time capsule to 10th century…

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Summer School at Redwood Scholars Tuition

If you are worried about your child’s lack of brain stimulation during long summer weeks, we have a solution! We run a fun-filled and inspiring summer school for children aged…

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Music Bugs Summer Sessions

In the Summer holiday we will be running three weeks of classes. You can choose the Monday classes or the Friday classes but all three classes will need to be…

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Boston Park Farm

Come and spend the day with us at Boston Park Farm this Summer, there’s so much fun to be had! – daily animal handling sessions – outdoor play areas –…

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Where to pick strawberries in Doncaster

PYO Strawberries is always SO popular and is generally a great thing to do every year with the kids. Here’s a round up of all the places you can pick…

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The Old George Inn

4th August at 5pm- 6th August at 11pm We’re hosting a weekend of entertainment to support the annual Sykehouse Show! More details to be shared soon but here is an…

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Kings Park, Retford: Panto in the Park

Kings Parks’ open-air stage will come alive once again this Summer as TaleGate Theatre Productions bring Panto in the Park back to Retford. 10th August at 2pm- Cinderella 15th August…

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Baby Beatz

Baby Beatz Playgroup- Launching Monday 24th July 10- 11:30am Suitable for babies & toddlers. This is not your ordinary playgroup, expect lots of Baby Beatz magic! £4 per child with…

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Relax Kids Summer Sessions

Friday 4th August 2023 9:30- 10:30am- Baby Mindful/ Little Stars Summer Session (for little ones up to school age) 11am- 12:45pm- Super Summer Magical Adventures (for primary aged children) Friday…

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Mother Shipton’s Cave: Pirates and Mermaids

22nd July- 3rd September 2023 Explore a whimsical world of wonders and meet our very own magnificent mermaid and swashbuckling pirate! Prophecy Lodge, High Bridge, Knaresborough  

Scotty’s Heroes

This Summer we have a variety of activities for your heroes to join in and have fun with us. From holiday clubs to overnight campouts, obstacle courses and birthday parties….

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Pastures Lodge: Cartoon Heroes Character Breakfast

Sunday 13th August 2023 from 9- 11am Enjoy a traditional buffet style full English or continental breakfast with tea, coffee & juice while the kids meet their favourite characters (Spiderman,…

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Outdoor Swimming, Splash Parks and places to paddle in South Yorkshire

When it gets hot my kids just love to go somewhere where they can paddle and cool down so I’ve put together a list of places that would be great…

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South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum: Open Cockpit Weekend

19th & 20th August 2023 If you’ve ever thought about visiting South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum the open cockpit weekends are a great time to take children. The mini mumblers loved…

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park: Paw Patrol One Big Celebration

2nd, 3rd & 4th June 2023 Get ready for some PAWsome family fun! Join us from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th of June for an adventure with Chase, Rubble, Skye, and Marshall from PAW Patrol at…

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Activ8 Coaching

Summer Camp 26th July- 25th August– Travis St Lawrence Primary, Hatfield 31st July- 25th August– Bessacarr Primary 9am- 3pm/ £20 per day (early breakfast club drop offs available from 8am…

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Whistlestop Valley: Summer Events 2023

22nd July- 3rd September  Cirque Du Shelley event- Buy a BIG Adventure ticket to Shelley, and dress up, play on our tin can alley, hoopla and much much more!  Other…

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Gulliver’s Valley Resort

Sunday 16th July at 9:30am Family Fun Run Combined fun run and theme park entry is just £15 per person with £5 of your entry being donated to Bluebell Wood…

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10 things to know if you’re heading to Camp Bestival Shropshire

We had the BEST time at Camp Bestival this year and picked up a few tips to share with you! If you fancy going in 2024, the early bird tickets…

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Get moving with Lakeside Village – Sport themed activities for the whole family

From games, challenges, dance workshops, sports and sports themed arts and crafts we have something to appeal to all of the family.   What’s more is that event is also…

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10 FREE and Low Cost Activities for the Summer Holidays

Updated July 2023 With the cost of living at an all time high you may well be looking for some free or low cost things to do this summer. So…

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Summer of Fun & Games at Lakeside Village!

We are currently updating this area of the website. Please check back soon for Summer dates.  

Wentworth Woodhouse

Saturday 22nd July to Sunday 3rd September from 10.00am-5.00pm Join us this summer as we celebrate all things nature with the Season of the Butterfly! We will have papillon-themed crafts in…

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Summer at the Woolmarket Doncaster

Visit with the family this summer to play any of the following games with different promotions happening every week! Duck pin bowling  Augmented Reality Darts  Shuffleboards Retro Arcade Games You…

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Boston Park Farm Maize Maze is NOW OPEN

The Maize Maze at Boston Park Farm is now open for the summer (and find out more about their summer pantomime  Jack and the Beanstalk below!) If you have been…

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Toddler Sense Summer Classes

Our Summer Specials will be available on the website from 26th June.  Summer Special Booking  Our Summer sessions are one off classes so you can book as many or as…

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Forest Friends Summer Sessions

Our Summer holiday sessions are now available to book on our website. There are 17 sessions available including Family Forest School, and playgroups/ trails with themes such as Superworm, Stick…

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Aston Springs Farm: Summer Activities

Summer Holidays We’ve got some great activities everyday here at Aston Springs Farm this summer! Goat experience, have a play and cuddle with our little goats Tuesdays- Thursdays 11am-12pm Daily…

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Moving Museum: Doncaster City of Stories Exhibition

On our Summer 2023 tour you can get hands-on with history, make your own badge, and sign up for the  Summer Reading Challenge. It’s suitable for all ages and all…

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Doncaster Family Hubs Summer Timetables

Doncaster Family Hubs offer FREE activities for families. See the timetables below for activities near you this summer! North Locality Family Hubs Timetable South Locality Family Hubs Timetable East Locality…

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Lakeside Village

Lakeside’s FREE Crazy Golf Adventure is currently available and will be open until 10th September. Putters and golf balls are available from Bensons Outlet (Monday– Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday…

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Wentworth Garden Centre and Family Farm

The Big Dino Takeover Join us from Friday 21st July- Sunday 13th August for what’s sure to be a dino-mite day out for all the family! Time:10 am – 4…

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Play World Explorers Summer Events

Saturday 5th August- Rainbow Unicorn Party 10am- 12pm £10 per child, £1 per adult Friday 18th August- Ice Cream Party 10am- 1pm £6.50 per child, £1 per adult Unit 19,…

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Cannon Hall Museum and Park: Summer Events

Explore the beautiful gardens of Cannon Hall as you never have before with our free multisensory trail. Make an echo in the deer shelter, enjoy a picnic and see if…

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CAMP BESTIVAL LANDS IN SHROPSHIRE!

The Camp Bestival team has always known how to have a good time. And for the last  decade and a half has been using that experience to fine-tune the ultimate family…

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Summer Cinema is back at Lakeside!

The hugely popular Summer Cinema is making a welcome return to Lakeside Village Outlet Shopping this August. The free open-air film events, which launch on 4 August, will see customers…

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Discounts! Family Memberships & Annual Passes

Lots of local attractions offer discounts if you buy an annual pass or family membership. Here is a Mumbler guide to some of the best family passes and discounts (within…

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5 Maize Mazes near Doncaster

Maize Mazes are great outdoor fun for all the family whatever the weather this summer! If you enjoy a challenge, each maize is a unique design so you could visit…

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Rufford Abbey: Summer Events

22nd July- 3rd September  Superhero Trail- £2.50 per child Every Tuesday in August at 12pm, 1:30pm and 3pm Punch and Judy- FREE Every Wednesday in August from 10:30am- 3:30pm White…

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Summer at NT Longshaw Estate

Summer of Play! Come out and play at the Moorland Discovery Centre. Join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer holidays where you can have a go at a…

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Summer days and family fun at Clumber Park

22nd July- 4th September  Our Summer of Play will offer 5 exciting zones, jam-packed with activities for children of all ages. On Fridays there will be Theatre performances on the…

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Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Brodsworth Hall is a wonderful day out for the whole family! It feels like time has stood still when you enter the the beautiful Victorian country house and discover that…

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Austerfield Study Centre: Family Fun Sessions

 Minibeast Hunt- 25th July Nature Connection- 1st August Den Building- 21st August Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus- 23rd August Family Forest Fun- 24th August Habitat Hunters- 29th August Pond Dipping- 30th August…

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Bouncy Land

11am- 4:30pm We will be open every weekend and school holidays (weather permitting). Please check our facebook page before travelling for any updates. Just £8 per child to play all…

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Sandall Park: Summer Events

22nd July 10am- 6pm- Multicultural Festival at Sandall Park 3rd August 11am- 5pm- Princess and Superhero Event 12th August 11am- 5pm- Sam’s Army Mission Water Safety Day Sandall Park, Thorne…

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Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

Wednesday 9th August 10:30am- 12pm  Eco Printing and Paper Making Friday 11th August 8:30pm- 10pm Family Bat Walk Wednesday 23rd August 10:30am- 12pm Get Crafty Wednesday 30th August 11am- 1pm…

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park: Wild Live Safari Nights

Experience the ultimate fusion of music and wildlife at Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Wild Live series! Get ready for a summer of unforgettable performances by some of the biggest names in…

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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…

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Conisbrough Castle

29th & 30th July, 5th, 12th, 13th & 28th August- Children’s tour of Conisbrough Castle 30th July, 28th August, 2nd & 3rd September- Kids Craft 19th August- Community Open Day…

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Piglets Adventure Farm: Summer Fun

22nd July- 6th August– Fairies  & Trolls 7th August- 20th August– Dino Adventures 21st August- 3rd September– Showtime This Summer there is also the option of purchasing a Summer Pass…

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NT Wentworth Castle Gardens

24th July- 3rd September from 10am- 4pm With a fairy-tale castle, secret gardens and winding wilderness paths, Wentworth castle Gardens is the perfect setting for your Summer of Play. Look…

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Summer Holidays

Tropical Butterfly House

Calling all Pirates and Mermaids! Join us for some swashbuckling fun this Summer holiday. Meet the mini beasts and meerkats, butterflies, birds and amazing wildlife from around the world…plus there…

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