What is on for families & kids this summer holidays in Harrogate & Knaresborough? 

We’ve got lots of ideas & suggestions for days out & things to do during July & August for all ages from toddlers to teens including plenty of low cost & rainy day ideas for the holidays.

As well as our special school holidays events don’t forget to check out our year round “Days Out” pages by clicking here

Have a fabulous summer!


It’s back!

The Summer Holiday Activity Sheet in Harrogate has been refreshed with some new things to do and it’s now available to download!

If you want a simple plan for the summer, with a good mix of free, paid for and at home options then just download our summer holiday activity sheet by clicking on this link Summer Activity Ideas Sheet Harrogate Mumbler 2022

You can see it below – we have one all filled out for you (with a few spaces for you to add in your favourite things) and also a blank version so you can plan your own fun summer.

The idea is to print it out, stick it on the fridge and complete all the activities, colouring them in as you go!

Whatever you do, I hope you and the mini mumblers have fun and make the most of our wonderful town at this time of year.

We’d love to see what you get up to so please send us in any photos of you and the Mini Mumblers completing any of these activities and we’ll add them to our Insta page!  Email us on harrogate@mumbler.co.uk

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Come out to play in Beningbrough’s gardens with a free nature trail, 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ and all the usual places to adventure.

Open every day and free to National Trust members, RHS members and under-fives.

Pick up the brilliant butterflies trail as the foundation of your exploring – strange facts and giant butterflies wait to greet you. There are two to choose from depending on the age of your gang.

In August join in one of the themed activities sessions; pick a day that suits you, see the website for the full list – discover what lives in a tree and find out why bees buzz. On Bank Holiday Monday, 29 August, join Stories Alive for a specially created outdoor story session.

Head over to the wilderness play area or spend time in the den zone. Clamber on the stack, cross the rope bridge to the slides and choose from one of the swings – the pendulum is perfect for older children.

The youngest family members haven’t been left out with tunnels, balance beams and a Wendy house to get their imagination going. There’s a new mini clamber stack for smaller legs and accessible bucket seats in some of swing spots.

The hall and galleries are currently closed for a 2.3 million infrastructure project and due to re-open in summer 2023.

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As well as sheep we also have piglets , goats , pony’s , guinea pigs and donkeys ( including our gorgeous baby donkey Fergus ! ) .

Enjoy a walk through the woodland or get creative and build a den in the woods .
Also included in your admission price are:
  • Bouncy castles
  • Bale mountain
  • Go karts
  • Ride on pedal tractors
  • Outdoor sandpit
  • Swings
Our cafe will be serving take out hot food , drinks , milkshakes , Hot waffles and ice creams . We have a large marquee for undercover eating as well as picnic areas for when the weather is nice.

Our beautiful sunflowers are ready to pick so here’s a little information you need to know.
To enter the sunflower field the usual entrance fee applies to the farm which includes everything onsite as well as the maize maze, bouncy castles , animals and play equipment.
Sunflowers are sold by the stem so only cut what you are going to pay for .
Sunflowers are £1 per stem
Please bring your own cutters/scissors as we have limited ones available here especially when it’s busy .
Photo opportunities are set up around the field so you can get your summer instagram pictures here.

We are open 10am till 5pm every day !

Usual Admission price
£5.95 per adult
£5.95 per child
Under 2s are Free
No booking required . 
Open from 10am-5pm Tuesday -Sunday 
Please note we are closed on Mondays except for Bank holidays or North Yorkshire school holidays .
Polite notice – We don’t allow dogs into the farm except service dogs .

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Chapterhouse Theatre Company are returning to our local parks to perform three open air theatre performances this summer.

Join Cinderella’s journey of a lifetime in an enchanted kingdom to a magical ball where nearly anything is possible especially if it is before midnight. Buy tickets now for Cinderella at The Valley Gardens, Harrogate on Sunday 17 July

Dressed in beautiful Elizabethan costume and performed by a fine troupe of Shakespearean players join us for this best loved story of star crossed lovers and feuding families. Buy tickets now for Romeo and Juliet at Knaresborough Castle on Saturday 6 August

Step back in time for a splendid evening meeting Elizabeth Bennett and her sisters. Whilst their interfering mother engineers various courtships, Elizabeth and Jane pursue their own quest for true love. Buy tickets now for Pride and Prejudice at Ripon Spa Gardens on Sunday 20 August


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Take a trip with City Cruises – with some EXCLUSIVE Mumbler discounts!

Our Sightseeing Cruises are fun for ALL the family, you’ll have a great view of the city and our captains will share parts of the history of our ancient city and the immense impact the River Ouse has had on its development!

Book a Daytime Sightseeing or Evening Sightseeing trip online, using MUMBLER10 for 10% off!

Or how about being the captain of your very own boat? With our Self-Drive Boats, you’ll receive full instructions on how to operate the boat along with our safety and river rules, whilst life jackets will be provided for children.

Book a Self-Drive Boat Trip online, using MUMBLER5 for £5 off on a weekday!

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Grab a picnic and spend a full day running, jumping and exploring here at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.

This summer is all about having fun in nature. Take part in a fun trail, have a go at crafting and discover all the quirks and curiosities of this huge site. There’s something new to see and do each week of the six week school holidays.

Think you’ve seen it all? Think again! Venture out into the deer park and find even more things to clamber under, climb over and hide in. The longer days have finally arrived so run free and enjoy everything this 900 acre World Heritage Site has to offer.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal is open daily 10am – 6:30pm (last entry 4:30pm) and there’s no need to book. Just come along and have fun in the sunshine. National Trust members visit free.

For everything you’ll need to know about visiting this summertime visit: https://bit.ly/39SlYmL

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Gulliver’s Valley Resort is one of the UK’s newest theme parks having opened in 2020. Discover rides and attractions designed for children aged 2 to 13, located next to Rother Valley Country Park in South Yorkshire. Enjoy a giant selection of adventures as you travel through multiple themed areas including The Lost World of Living Dinosaurs.

Tickets start from just £20pp* and Gulliver’s Valley is open every day throughout the summer… there’s so much to look forward to in the Yorkshire sunshine!

Want to enjoy theme park entry with your short break? Look no further than Stay & Play packages! Gulliver’s Valley is home to the Megalodon Lodge, Western Cabins, Princess Suites and more terrifically themed accommodation units… you can find a perfect room for any adventurer!

There’s plenty of indoor attractions at the heart of Gulliver’s Valley. Discover interactive play areas, YooHoo Playzone and many more family activities within the main indoor complex.

And don’t forget to make memories down at the mini-farm. Meet all your favourite farmyard animals and even take Llamas, George and Dave, on a woodland walk!

Book at least two days in advance to save even more on your Gulliver’s Valley adventure. There’s free parking and special offers popping up throughout the year.

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Mansfield Road, Rotherham, S26 5QW

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A whole day of adventure – Summer at Harewood

There’s so much to explore at Harewood, no two visits will ever be the same! 

+ Discover our new Treehouse Sylvascope, part of our Radical Acts: Why Craft Matters exhibition that will get the family talking about sustainability and the environment

+ Huge Adventure Playground

+ Woodland Wonderland playspace – a maze of willow-woven tunnels and sculptures to explore

+ Stretch your legs and get amazing views on the Three Parks Walk, following the Lakeside path all the way round to the Walled Garden – or hop on the Chain Ferry!

+ Follow winding paths and skip over the stepping stones in the Himalayan Garden

+ Marvel at the penguins, flamingos, parrots and lovebirds in the Bird Garden, and say hello to the animals in the Farm Experience

+ Take in the stunning collections of art and furniture in the Georgian House

Wherever you go, there’s delicious food and drink to enjoy – have lunch at the Courtyard or Terrace Café, or grab a snack in the Bothy Teahouse or one of our kiosks.

All activities are free for Members. Family membership is just £105 for a year – upgrade to Membership within 7 days of your visit and we’ll take your day ticket off the price! Our loyal Members are vital to keeping Harewood, a charity, up and running. Find out more at harewood.org/membership.

Pre-booking is advised. BOOK TICKETS HERE

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The Harrogate Lego Tail is back by popular demand! After a super successful first year of the Lego Trail in 2021, Harrogate BID are delighted to announce that it is returning in 2022, bigger and better than ever with 15 models located around Harrogate Town Centre! Harrogate BID are working with the charity, Fairy Bricks to bring back The Harrogate Lego Trail. Fairy Bricks

Expect life size Lego models with an Alice in Wonderland twist…The Harrogate Lego Trail presents Alice in Brickland. Launching on Saturday 30th July and running until Saturday 20th August, 3 weeks of Lego filled fun over the Summer holidays. The trail will be available on the Loyal Free App, which is available to download free from here, great prizes to be won for those that complete the trail! Keep checking here for more details and locations coming soon!

Once completed, collect your prize from Toyland in Victoria Shopping Centre or Games Crusade on Oxford Street – prizes available until stocks last!

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There’s always lots for families to do at Harrogate Museums and Gallery!  Games, dressing up, trails, art materials and children’s books are just some of the activities available.


At the Royal Pump Room Museum in Harrogate smell the stinky sulphur water that was drunk by hundreds of people each morning, back when Harrogate was the place for health and happiness visited by the rich and famous.  See and smell the original wells on a tour, discover the spa treatments, beautiful clothes, toys and household objects from the people of Harrogate past.  Enjoy further back in time with our Ancient Egyptian displays.


Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY | 01423 556188 | museums@harrogate.gov.uk

At Knaresborough Castle and Museum take in the beautiful views and discover the dungeon, ancient graffiti and special secret underground tunnel.  It may seem peaceful now, but the castle was once a mighty stronghold of medieval kings. Inside the museum you’ll find tales of local characters including Blind Jack, Guy Fawkes and Mother Shipton. You’ll also find the rare, original Tudor court room where suspected criminals faced public trial as well as family activities.


Knaresborough Castle and Museum, Castle Yard, Knaresborough, HG5 8AS | 01423 556188 | museums@harrogate.gov.uk

The Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate is a relaxed, welcoming art space with changing exhibitions to suit everyone.  Our art trolley is always full of art materials to give the whole family a chance to get creative.


Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA, 01423 556188 | museums@harrogate.gov.uk

For full details of our museums and gallery visit www.harrogate.gov.uk/museums

CARNIVAL | 30 July 2022

Created as a one-day spectacular, Carnival is a bustling hub of events staged on the last Saturday in July. With global music and dance stages, themed food zones, a theatre of food, art and craft workshops, street theatre and a Carnival stage, this family-friendly day is a true party in every sense of the word.

First staged in 2019, we’ll be back again on the last Saturday in July 2022, kicking off with a large street parade throughout the centre of Harrogate before heading to the Valley Gardens. It’s free for everyone to attend and celebrate the diversity, colours, costumes, sounds and flavours from the four quarters of the world, right here in Harrogate.

Harrogate International Festivals team up with local artists, community groups, local food suppliers and street food from further afield to serve up a fantastic array of fayre from across the world. And the parade weaving its way through the town centre is a great opportunity to see the quality of independent and chain stores, restaurants and bars that make Harrogate a superb place to eat, drink and shop all year round.

“Think Rio in Rhododendrons, parade in the petunias, sounds in the sun colonnades, food in the flora and dancing in the dahlias, and you will begin to get a taste of what the day holds in store for visitors.” ­

Sharon Canavar, Chief Executive, Harrogate International Festivals

Carnival is being brought to Harrogate courtesy of Harrogate Borough Council and Your Harrogate, and we are very much looking forward to bringing back this world party to our beautiful park.

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Set deep in the tranquil Yorkshire countryside is a hidden gem waiting for you to discover.

Rich in wildlife, winding woodland paths, cooling water ways and unique land art, the Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park near Ripon has 45 acres of gardens, arboretum, lakes and over 80 sculptures …. a log cabin tearoom & horsebox full of tasty treats with a woodland playground for kids.

Enjoying the great outdoors is good for the brain, body and soul and it doesn’t come much better than this wildlife havenfor a family summer day out.  The little ones get free entry to the garden and can enjoy searching out all the Fairy Doors hidden around the garden; wildlife spotting with our butterfly explorer guide and stumbling upon the collection of quirky sculptures dotted all over the park – and maybe even discovering the Himalayan Yeti’s home!

• Kids Go Free (Under 16 years)

Dogs welcome on leads

• Entrance tickets to be booked online

• Open Wed-Sunday until 30th October 2022

For everything else you’ll need to know about visiting this summertime visit the website

Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park, Grewelthorpe, Nr Ripon, HG4 3DA

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A story centered play session created to spark the imagination of your toddler or preschool aged child. All sessions are designed and led by two teachers with 25years combined experience, who have a passion for play and creativity.

Each week, our 45 minute session will immerse your child in an engaging and exciting story. With a combination of whole group and child-led play activities, we aim to help build solid foundations across the key developmental areas while ensuring your child has lots of fun!

Collingham Memorial Hall

Friday 9:15-10 & 10:30-11:15

Calcutt Village Hall (Knaresborough)

Wednesday 9:15-10 & 10:30-11:15
(Summer holidays only)

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Summer 2022

With an updated ride experience and state-of-the-art galleries showcasing our unique collection of 1,000-year-old artefacts, visit JORVIK Viking Centre to discover York’s fascinating Viking legacy. Travel around 10th century York, experiencing what it was like living in the city. The sights, sounds and even the smells of the Viking Age are brought vividly back to life as you journey back 1,000 years.

At JORVIK Viking Centre you are standing on the site which revealed some of the most astounding discoveries in modern archaeology. Get up-close with some of the most beautiful and rare Viking artefacts in the world, from delicate earrings and socks to frying pans and padlocks and even a fossilised Viking poo! Dig deeper into the Viking story of York using the latest in cutting-edge technology located throughout the centre and the opportunity to handle real artefacts whilst talking to our friendly Viking hosts. Ask them what a Viking would have had for tea or if they had to do homework after school!

Plus, new for 2022 one of the largest hoards ever found in the UK, has arrived at JORVIK. Discover over 200 pieces of silver rings, hacksilver and coins of Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Arabic origin.

Book now at jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk

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Running from Saturday 20th – 28th August

Jurassic Crazy Golf – “We all know that T-Rexs love golf but they struggle to play it with their short arms… So that’s where you are lucky and get to play this 9 hole mini golf course all to yourselves without fear of being eaten by a dinosuar.

You have to be careful though as there’s some of the jurassic beasts roaming from hole to hole, but the course is hard enough without being eaten as you line up a putt!”

Victoria Shopping Centre Piazza

Turn up and play or book online here Book Online | jurassic-adventures (jurassicgolf.co.uk)

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Monday 25 July- Friday 2 September 2022

Just in time for the holidays, Banyan have launched a brand new children’s menu. From Banana Pancakes for breakfast to the mini Banyan Cheeseburger – perfect for lunch or an evening meal. You’ll even find some great new vegetarian and vegan options like the tasty ‘Meat’balls and Pasta made with vegan meatballs.

We all know that it can be hard to persuade little ones to eat the good stuff so Banyan have cleverly hidden the veggies in some of the dishes – anything to make meal time that little bit easier. Try the Mac and Cheese with hidden Butternut Squash or the super Rocket lollies made with fruit and veg (but you’d never know).

Who said children’s food need to be bland? We know that some little taste buds like big flavours so they might enjoy the Chicken curry, packed with vegetables and served with a chapati.

For the extra hungry or the older children, why not super size the normal child’s portion to a bigger dish?

And it gets better, kids can try a main and side from the new menu for free, every Monday to Friday until 6pm, throughout the summer holidays with every full paying adult! Available at Banyan Roundhay, Ilkley, Horsforth, Harrogate and Leeds City Square.


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Nestled deep within the 77 acres of woodland at Hazlewood Castle, between Leeds and York, is our fabulous new Woodland Amphitheatre. This Summer the new children’s musical “Legends of the Castle” in association with Synergy Street Productions will take to the stage!  

With catchy songs and a great sense of audience participative fun, it will be a musical to remember.  

From periodic characters such as William and Anne Vavasour, to Robin Hood and Maid Marian, this engaging piece will have you rolling in the aisles. Children of all ages will thoroughly enjoy this unique, innovative production.  

Along with this theatrical delight, visitors can also enjoy a Totally Roarsome experience throughout the summer, with action heroes, dinosaurs and more! Why not make a day of it? 

Snacks are available from our retro caravan food stall before and after performances, we also have our Peacock Café, complete with real peacocks! 


For full details of the event, prices and opening times please visit https://www.totallytickets.co.uk/legends-of-the-castleAny changes to performance times or dates will be detailed on our website. 


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Sustainable Summer events at Lotherton

23rd July- 4 September 2022

This year Lotherton is going green with a programme of Sustainable Summer holiday events running from the end of July – September.

Pick up a trail when you arrive and do a bit of native nature spotting around the estate. You can hunt for bugs, spot lots of different flowers and plants, and look out for the sustainable signs which tell you a bit more about what Lotherton is doing to help tackle waste and encourage sustainability.

There will be different activities in the hall, with sustainable crafts available for families to take part in. In Wildlife World the animals will be enjoying the longer days of summer and you can be inspired by them with activities in the Nestbox. And on weekdays in the gardens there will be even more sustainable craft activities to get stuck into.

Don’t forget to step inside the museum to see the two current exhibitions on display: Homes of the Gascoignes, and What Shall I Wear.

Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a full day out at our two playgrounds, beautiful gardens, historic museum and see the amazing animals in Wildlife World.

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22nd July – 5th September

Like glittering dust on fairy wings, children’s dreams are magical things! There’s something truly magical happening this Summer in Knaresborough for all the family. Explore an enchanted wood filled with fairy houses, giant toadstools, and fairy-tale themed displays.

Second star to the right, and straight on ‘til morning. To follow the fairy door trail, all you’ll need is faith, trust, and pixie dust! Dressing up in your sparkliest fairy wings or pointiest elf hat is thoroughly encouraged, prizes will be awarded to Mother Shipton’s favourites when you share them on Instagram #mothershiptons.

Whether you’re a gnome, a fairy, an elf or a pixie, there’s something for everyone. See what curiosities are hanging from the Petrifying Well, make a wish in the Wishing Well, and step inside the cave where Mother Shipton was born. Visit the museum to see petrified celebrity items and browse the unique attraction gift shop.

Go wild in the Adventure Playground or have your own woodland tea party with artisanal coffee, cakes, sandwiches, and ice cream available to purchase from our vintage style coffee kiosk. There are plenty of picnic benches with scenic views of the River Nidd and Ancient Royal Forest.

Dogs are welcome everywhere except the children’s adventure playground and must be kept on a lead at all times.


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Pop-up parties are set to come to Valley Gardens in Harrogate, Knaresborough Castle grounds and Ripon Spa Gardens this summer for the whole family to enjoy.
The fun-filled events are free and will be for a chance for you to enjoy a mix of magicians, juggling and circus shows, and a character mini disco.
They take place on 11 and 12 August in Valley Gardens, 26 August at Knaresborough Castle and 27 August at Ripon Spa Gardens.
Find out more, including event timings, at: www.harrogate.gov.uk/events

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23rd July – 4th Sept 2022

During the summer holidays, come along and take part in our wellbeing Wednesdays and The Great Garden Adventure activities at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. There will be fun for all the family including a host of Forest school workshops, and firm favourites The Garden Detectives will be on hand for some summer mayhem.

Weekly activities during summer:

  • Every Monday: Forest School, 10am–12.30pm and 1pm–3pm
  • Every Tuesday and Thursday: The Garden Detectives, 11am, 1pm and 3pm
  • Every Wednesday: Wellbeing Wednesday, 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Look out for our special activities taking place on specific dates during summer:

  • Friday 29 July: Outdoor bubble show, 10am, 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
  • Friday 2 August: Orienteering, 10am to 4pm
  • Friday 19 August: Ukulele workshop, 11am, 1pm and 3pm
  • Friday 26 August: Dance workshop, 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2pm

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Final family fun day of the season, on our Bank Holiday showdown on Monday 29th August we look forward to our only listed race of the season, the EBF Ripon Champion Two-Year Old Trophy. It’s a perfect day out for all the family, pack the picnic basket and the blanket and join us for a brilliant Bank Holiday get together!

  • Monday 29th August – Bank Holiday Family Day
    • For our Bank Holiday Family Fun day you can expect lots of FREE fun for the Children in our Course Enclosure including:
      • Balloon Modelling and Face Painting
      • Barrel Train Ride
      • Kub Karts
      • Inflatable assault course and Giant inflatable slide
      • Punch ‘n’ Judy and Magic Show

A great day of racing and kids go FREE!

Ticket Office 01765 530530

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July 23- September 5 2022

Superheroes of the world unite as Stockeld Park prepares to open for Summer! They don’t want to miss out on all of 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 can also head into the magical maze to take on the superhero quiz! The Superhero Summer will be open from 23rd July – 5th September.

You will even have the chance to meet Batman himself in person! Don’t forget to stop by the panto as Barry and the SUPER Rock Monsters are back! Since becoming the worlds most famous superheroes much has changed for our furry rock friends but one thing remains, they LOVE making music! Barry and the Super Rock Monsters will be performing three panto shows every single day! You don’t want to miss it.

Adventure Park tickets grant you access to:

  • Superhero Trail
  • Batman Meet and Greet
  • Superhero quiz in the maze
  • Enchanted Forest
  • Farmer Foster’s Playground
  • Teepee Encampment Playground
  • Tangle Tree Climb Playground
  • Woodsands Cove Playground
  • Spider’s Lair Playground
  • Magical Maze
  • Outdoor Inflatables
  • Pedal Go Karts
  • Playhive Pizzeria
  • Cafe and outdoor catering outlets

The Playhive opens on 23rd July. Add even more fun to your day by visiting the Playhive! Select an Adventure Park & Playhive ticket to get access to the Adventure Park and the Playhive.

The Playhive opens on 23rd July. Add even more fun to your day by visiting the Playhive! Select an Adventure Park & Playhive ticket to get access to the Adventure Park and the Playhive.


Offer valid 12th-23rd July 2022

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23 July to 4 September 2022

Breakfast & Cave Tour with the Cavewoman

Having your breakfast with the Cavewoman is an experience you’ll never forget! Meet in the Time Café and our Cavewoman will entertain you with tales of the caves, whilst you eat a delicious home-cooked breakfast. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: Tuesdays, 9am to 10am

Fossil Dig with Cavewoman

Our Fossil Digs are hugely popular with young explorers. Don’t forget you can take home anything you find in our huge sandpit!

When: Every day, 9am to 6pm and late-night Thursday until 9pm

Guided Cave Tour with the Cavewoman

Book in on our Wonderful Wednesdays events, where the Cavewoman will guide you through the caves, bringing the history of the caves alive for every member of the family.

When: Wednesdays, 4pm – 5pm (maximum 12 people)

Cavewoman on the big screen

It’s not every day you get to see a blockbuster film with a Cavewoman, well, now is your chance. Book in to guarantee your place in our cave cinema, it’s an experience of a lifetime.

When: Thursdays, 4pm- 6pm

Caves colouring in competition

Put your artistic talents to the test in our colouring-in competition. You’ll find lots of inspiration in and around our glorious caves – have you got what it takes?

When: Fridays, 11am to 12noon

Caves & Time Cafe open as normal throughout the holidays!

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Summer 2022

Summer fun starts here! The Web offers so much for all ages, whatever the weather!
Our amazing value all inclusive ticket allows you to play in our huge playcentre – the biggest indoor play area in York, splash in our water play and paddle in our pool, meet our lovely animals in our animal park, make sandcastles, bounce on our two bouncy pillows, pedal our tractors and bikes, ride as many times as you want on our twelve fairground rides, play golf and watch our Amazing Magic shows! Everything is included so you can relax knowing that don’t have to say no!

Scheduled events start with our first two weeks “Summer Starts Here Festival!

We will start with the opening of our new ride – The Vortex – guaranteed laughs but maybe for the braver ones! Two magic shows and a family game show with Dazzling Darren and Friends. The Reptile Roadshow will be here with the Ranger Christine, which will offer two educational “creepy crawlies show” – come meet snakes and spiders, lizards, tortoises and other small creatures!

Scheduled animal talks with our team, fun sports games on the field and lots of other games and crafts. A great way to start the holidays!

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World of their Own is a Wild West Adventure Play Village and Fairytale-themed Ice Cream Parlour based at Hornbeam Park in Harrogate.

All the fun and excitement of the Wild West in a safe enclosed space! All tickets include a meal and a drink.

Join WOTO this May Half term to celebrate their 4th Birthday!  Tuesday 31st May and Wednesday 1st June 2022.  Bookings now open!


9.30 – 12.00 p.m.

12.30 p.m. – 3 p.m.  

3.30 p.m. – 6 p.m.


10.00 – 12.30 p.m.

1.30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

*NOTE: These Experiences are released fortnightly to prevent clashes with private hire party bookings

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Enjoy a taste of the seaside to York Designer Outlet this summer, with a roller-skating rink, a vintage carousel and funfair game stall, a café, a sandy beach and even a boat for kids to play in.

The Beach Café will serve freshly cooked food including burgers, sausages, pizza and everybody’s beach favourite – fish and chips – as well as vegan and kids’ options. The fully-licensed bar will offer a range of refreshing drinks, including coffees from The Baytown Coffee Company from Whitby, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks as well as zero alcohol alternatives. Milkshakes, coke floats and delicious Yorvale ice creams in a range of flavours will be available from the traditional beach hut.

The YO1 Beach Club & Roller Rink will be open from 9.30am until 7pm daily from 14th July to 4th September at the South Entrance of York Designer Outlet, just off the A19/A64 interchange.

Admission to the YO1 Beach Club & Roller Rink is free, with tickets required for roller-skating (skates included) priced at £9.75 for adults and £8.75 for children (aged 16 and under). We offer discounts for families, with a family of three package priced at £27, a family of four at £35 and a family of five at £43. Online booking fees apply.

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Children’s Afternoon Tea

Children’s afternoon tea; a selection of finger sandwiches, served with a selection of sweet treats & a choice of drink.

Cost: £8 per child . 24hr Advance Booking required. Call 01943 663699 to book.

Moss & Moor, Coutances Way, Ilkley, LS29 7HQ

Monday 8th Aug – Sunday 28th Aug

  • Mon to Sat 2.00pm – 4.30pm
  • Sun 2.00pm – 3.30pm

Fairy Garden Workshop & Magical Trail

Indoor Fairy Workshop – 10th August

  • 10:00am – 11:00am / 2:00pm – 3.00pm
  • Kids will create their own indoor fairy garden while learning how to look after plants.
  • £5 per child to cover cost of plants & materials.

Magical Trail – throughout August

  • 9.00am – 5.00pm (Mon-Sat)
  • 10.00am – 4.00pm (Sun)

Moss & Moor, Coutances Way, Ilkley, LS29 7HQ

Hesketh Farm

Hesketh Farm Park is set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, just 1 mile from the picturesque village of Bolton Abbey.There’s loads to do, including feeding and stroking the animals, having fun inside – maybe in the giant sandpit or playing hide and seek with your friends in the straw maze.

If you’re feeling peckish they have a small cafe from which you can enjoy a delightful homemade snack.

Newby Hall

Ripon, HG4 5AE

17/6/22 – 02/10/22, 10am – 4pm

A new contemporary sculpture exhibition showcasing artistic talent from Yorkshire and beyond has opened at historic Newby Hall, Ripon.

Newby22 is open to the public until 2nd October.

Ticket entry to the Hall & Gardens includes access to the sculpture exhibition.

Piglets Adventure Farm

Piglets Adventure Farm
Towthorpe Moor Lane, York, YO32 9ST
Oink Oink! Piglets Adventure Farm offers a fantastic family day out.
Packed with exciting attractions, animal cuties, special events programme there’s loads to see and do.

Open 10am until 5.30pm daily (closed Dec-Feb – open Dec for Christmas event).

Thornton Hall Farm Country Park

Thornton in Craven, just past Skipton off the A59

A fun-filled, family day out beckons at Thornton Hall Country Park.  Animal encounters, greet the newest arrivals and take part in seasonal hands-on activities (lamb feeding, egg collecting & animal petting)!
Indoor & outdoor play areas, ride-on tractors, giant slides, sandpit, hay-maze, rope-swings and pedal go-karts!
NEW from Easter 2019: Jumping Pillow Park!

Tel: 01282 841148