If you fancy a day out over the May half term holiday we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ ideas. Hopefully, there’ll be plenty of Spring sunshine over the holidays but if not, we’ve also included indoor activities too.
Situated near Scarborough on the outskirts of the village of Cayton, the farm is packed with things to do to entertain your children whatever the weather. The huge indoor play area includes soft play area, tractor zone, adventure trail and much more!
The Animal Barn and Interactive Paddocks are designed so the children can see animals in a natural farm environment. Come and get to know all our animals up close and join in with feeding.
Carr Lane, Cayton, Scarborough, YO11 3AT Tel 01723 586351 Facebook
Join us for our Pirates and Mermaids event this Summer! With fun activities, free transfer tattoos and the chance to have your photo taken with a Mermaid and a Pirate, there is lots of fun to have this summer at SEA LIFE Scarborough!
Don’t forget to stop at our brand new Turtle Rescue Centre where you can rescue your very own interactive turtle, and make sure you head over to our walk-through penguin enclosure where you can learn to waddle with our adorable penguins literally at your feet!
With over 1,000 incredible creatures in over 50 indoor and outdoor displays including Yorkshire’s only Seal Hospital, there is fun to be had for the whole family on a trip to SEA LIFE Scarborough!
Come one come all to Piglets crazy May-Hem Circus this May half term.
With death defying stunts, upside down juggling and amazing acrobatics, all in the big top tent, it’s unmissable fun for the entire family, from 25th May to 2nd June.
Step right up as the fun just keeps getting better! Take a tractor ride to the amazing Bale Play Baaarn with giant drop slides, straw bale mountain, junior tractor drivers’ area, rope swing and dig’n’play. If you’re feeling peckish, there’s even a heated seating area with delicious food from the Piggy Pizza Parlour or try a tasty treat in Truffle’s Trough.
You can also enjoy a refreshing drink and delicious snacks in the Piglets Coffee House with small soft play are or try a piggy poo ice-cream in the Ice-Cream Parlour!
Plus, don’t miss all the usual adventure farm fun, including Truffles Farmhouse & Barn, giant sandpit, bouncing pillows, crazy golf, barrel rides, magical fairy tale trail and go karts too. And that’s all before you see the cute animals! You’ll find lots out in the paddocks and in the animal barn. See adorable rabbits, goats and ponies plus get up close to little piglets in the Piglet Maternity Ward and if you are lucky see piglets being born, such a memorable experience.
Tumble on down to Piglets Adventure Farm this May Half Term and enjoy an amazing family day out. Get your discounted tickets online today.
Piglets Adventure Farm is located 15 minutes from the centre of York, on Towthorpe Moor Lane, between Strensall Road and the A64, North of York.
**See below for Mumbler offer on pre-booked tickets**
Did you think the age of dinosaurs was well and truly over? Think again! Enter through our Jurassic gates this Spring and prepare yourselves for a MONSTER day out because something ROAR-some is happening at Stockeld Park during May half term!
Take a walk through the Enchanted Forest but watch out… somewhere deep inside, dinosaurs are on the loose and we need your help to find them!
You can dig for fossils at our dig site and take part in our dino craft sessions with the Stockeld Rangers too!
Keep your wits about you during your visit because you never know when you might come face to face with our Raptor who will be roaming the park every day! He’s a curious creature and is looking forward to meeting you, so grab a selfie if you dare!
Our adventure playgrounds, boats, maze, skating rink and more will all be open for fun too!
The Jurassic week event is included free with your day pass. Pre-book online for 10% discount off your day passes, and use the Mumbler code MUMSCARBOROUGH for an additional 10% off!! Click here to book http://bit.ly/2UKbNrH
Sewerby Hall have some fantastic events happening this May 2019 half term:
Spring Family Fun Day – 26th May: Fun and games including giant inflatables, Punch and Judy shows, face painting and donkey rides.
Rusticus Encounter – Woodland Creatures with Filius Fox – 27th May, 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm: Outdoor performance walk with a larger than life character! Lasts approx. 30 mins. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre – The Odyssey – 28th May, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm: Outdoor interactive performance. Lasts approx. 30 mins. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Craft Activity – 29th & 31st May, 11am-3pm: Come and celebrate Amy Johnson by creating your own model aeroplane. Last admission to the house is 4pm.
Magic Day – 29th May: Magic Shows in the Orangery at 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm. Face painter 11am-4pm. All included within the admission price. Donkey rides available for £2 per child 11am-3pm.
Rusticus Adventure – Fairy Tale Rescue – 30th May, 11,30am, 1pm & 2.30pm: Outdoor performance walk, with games and activities! Lasts approx. 45 mins. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Zoo Activity – 31st May, 11am-12pm: Penguin Talk and Hat Making.
Parrots and Pirates – 31st May, 10am-4pm.
Active Coast – 31st May, 1-3pm: Family classic games and play activities.
Sewerby Hall, Church Ln, Sewerby, Bridlington YO15 1EA (01262) 673769
Dalby Forest, managed by the Forestry Commission, offers over 8,000 acres of woodland to explore, enjoy and discover. Great play area for children, accessible walking and cycling trails for all. Cafes and bike hire centre. Dalby Activity Centre, Go Ape and Forest Segway is also here. ZOG is great for kids. Adderstone Field has the Enchanted Wood and the Gruffalo Trail which are also fantastic for kids. Staindale Lake is great for picnics. £9 per car
Get to grips with the art of kite flying at Scarborough Castle. Expert kite flyers will dazzle you with their skills as they create a spectacle on the headland.
See gigantic kites in flight, watch synchronised demonstrations to music, have a go at making your very own kite and try it out in the family flying area where we’ll also give you some top tips on making it soar.
If you have a kite at home make sure you bring it along to join in the fun!
Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June and Friday 7th June to Sunday 9th June 2019
With 3000 years of history, Scarborough Castle is covered in traces of times past, and this spring we aim to uncover some of them. During our 2 weekends long archaeological excavation in the castle grounds you are invited to see the archaeologists in digging action, listen to the experts and even take part in revealing the castle’s past yourself.
For all young archaeologists visiting there will be a hands on experience uncovering exciting artefacts from times gone by.
Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY Website
Join us as we delve into the world of classic writers such as Bram Stoker, Emily Bronte and Charles Dickens. Learn more about their literature in the very setting which inspired many of them, and if you ever dreamt of standing face to face with your favourite classic writers, this may very well be your chance…
And if you’re feeling inspired why not enter our children’s’ writing workshop?