If you’re looking for something fun and exciting to keep the kids entertained this half term, here’s a quick roundup of what’s going on locally.
100 Things to do before you’re 11
Half term is the perfect time to take another look at ‘100 Doncaster Things to do before you’re 11’. Full of ideas of what do out and about in Doncaster, places to go and things to do at home, you can see more about it and download an activity booklet here.
Wow! Said the Owl Family Workshop:Although the exhibition is open all over half term and you can drop in to do activities, there is a workshop with the author and illustrator of the book on 18th February. See more
Bentley Hub have some February Family Fun, with Music Bugs, Usborne Books and Monster Mash! See more
Fairies are hiding all around the gardens of Brodsworth Hall and they need help you find them! Find out more
Cusworth Hall have LOADS going on. Besides being a great place to get some fresh air, enjoy a walk, play in the play area, they have a couple of free events this half term. Conisbrough Court Crimes – make your own quill, try on costumes etc (see more) and Pit Sense, an exhibition opening showing artwork and stories from our local mining communities (see more)
Half term Dragon Fun at Conisbrough Castle includes storytelling…stories about Dragon with a REAL castle in the background sounds great! Create a giant dragon collage, do crafts and play games. Find out more
Potteric Carr have various events including willow weaving. Besides the activities, this is a great place to take one of the walks (various lengths and some suitable for pushchairs).
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum is open everyday throughout February half term. Tucked away near Lakeside, we have a special Mumbler offer! Quote DONCASTER MUMBLER to enjoy 2 for 1 entry!
Superhero Half Term at Pink Pig is back by popular demand at Pink Pig! Not far, within 30 mins of Doncaster, besides meeting superheros, strutting on the super catwalk, face painting and a trail, they have a great indoor and outdoor play areas too and a new inflatable bouncy pillow. Loads to do!
Fun for all the family at Stockeld Parkthis half term – get lost in the maze, enjoy the adventure playgrounds, plus indoor fun on the inflatable pillow and slide.They also have Science and Slime Workshops and arts and crafts, den building and forest walks! Special Mumbler discount – get an extra 10% discount when booking online – Quote MUMDONCASTER when booking.
Ride, drive and operate REAL JCB’s, dig and scoop dirt with real diggers and enjoy the rides, indoor and outdoor play areas at Diggerland! Not far away in Castleford, be sure to use the special Mumbler discount to get 20% discount! Click here for 20% off voucher
Walk in the footsteps of the Ice Age hunter! No charge to visit Creswell Crags (small parking charge). We visited last Easter and it was really interesting with some climbing frames and slides on the way around too. See more
Ice Cube, Leeds is Yorkshires coolest wintertime attraction. A favourite of our sister site North Leeds Mumbler, this is a magical skating experience.
Harrogate Indoor Funfairat the Great Yorkshire Showground is a fantastic family orientated event with waltzers, dodgems, cup and saucers etc. Find out more on our sister site Harrogate Mumbler.
We visited York’s Chocolate Story in October Half term – right in the centre, so perfect if you’re travelling to York by train from Doncaster. We loved it as mini mumbler was doing ‘Chalie and the Chocolate Factory’ at school…so perfect if your little one loves Roald Dahl and a bit closer than Cadbury’s World. We made chocolate and enjoyed exploring how it was made. Find out more about it on our sister site York Mumbler.
Whatever you end up doing for half term, have a great week!