School Holidays Scarborough & Whitby

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Explore the magic of the woodlands here at Scampston. Listen to captivating stories of witches, magical creatures, princes and princesses, giants and imps, as told by our resident Fairy Godmothers. All children wearing magical costumes gain free entry.

Tuesday 20th August (11.30am – 12.30pm)

Tuesday 27th August (11.30am – 12.30pm)

No booking necessary. Please get in touch to find out more!

01944 759111


Lottie is a little girl who loves books. Lottie adores stories. Lottie often gets lost in the adventures of the characters in her books.

So…imagine her surprise when one morning she wakes up to find herself lost in Bookland. Books everywhere. Every person she meets wants to share a new story with her.

Amazing! But Lottie needs to get back in time for school.

Today is ‘new book day’ and she definitely doesn’t want to miss that.

Oh gosh! Can you help Lottie find her way through Bookland and get her home in time for school?

All the usual Tiny Time Tales interactive fun and nonsense, spread over five episodes throughout the Summer.

We will be hosting a children’s book swap – so bring along your pre-loved books!

Saturday 10 August 2019, 10.30am
Saturday 17 August 2019, 10.30am
Saturday 24 August 2019, 10.30am

Price: £3.50. Age guidance 0 years plus. Under 18 months go free, but they do need a ticket. Please book via the Box Office.

Stephen Joseph Theatre. Westborough, Scarborough, YO11 1JW

01723 370541


Saturday 17th August 10am till 11:15am

WHISH HUB, St. Hilda’s business centre, The Ropery, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4ET

Moo Music is an award winning educational class for babies and pre-school children. Using original music the interactive sessions help children gain confidence and develop memory, language and coordination skills in an exciting, enjoyable and multi-sensory way.

What is Moo Music?
It’s a fun, exciting, multi sensory, Educational, interactive, highly commended Music and Movement class for Babies up to pre schoolers. There really is something for everyone at Moo!

We use puppets, themed props, percussion instruments , role play, signing, exploratory play, dressing up fun, bubbles, and much much much more. Each class is individually tailored to suit each age group.

We hope to see MOO very soon!

07528 789782


One of the largest natural sports lakes in North Yorkshire, we offer a range of fun, relaxing and exciting activities for everyone to enjoy. You can challenge yourself, learn a new skill or make a splash! Nestled in picturesque countryside, we are just off the A170, near Wykeham.

Have a go at kayaking, test your balance on a stand-up paddle board or learn to sail, take a dip and go for an open water swim or take a peaceful trip on one of our electric mini ships or pedalos.

Get away from it all on our 2.5km all-terrain walking and cycle track around the lake (FREE to use) whilst taking in the beautiful surroundings. Take a bike ride along one of our cycle tracks or wind down with a relaxing walk whilst taking in the picturesque views. We are dog friendly too so bring yours along! Please note all dogs must be kept on a lead to avoid disturbing nesting birds and wildlife.

Finish off your day with a blast on our ever popular Aquapark, with some of the largest inflatable slides, climbing walls and trampolines in the region.

Family friendly cafe on site offering a selection of hot and cold food and drink. Enjoy the view and a cup of tea even if not partaking in any activities. All welcome.


Wykeham Lakes, Long Causeway Road, Scarborough YO13 9QU

01723 865052



NEW for 2019, explore The Beach at Piglets Adventure Farm! From 20th July – 1st Sept, Piglets Adventure Farm is full of unmissable family fun, with amazing magic shows and incredible circus acrobatics, you won’t want to miss it!

Grab your swimwear and sunhat as Piglets Adventure farm is bringing the beach to you this summer! Splash your way through 2 acres of sand and water fun, take a selfie in the giant deck chair, climb Truffles Lifeguard tower and laze in a hammock. Don’t forget to treat yourself to a delicious ice cream or milkshake at Beach Bites café. Plus, enjoy a full day of family fun and hire your own private Beach Hut!

The fun doesn’t stop there, get foam fever as you boogie on down with end of day Foam Parties daily, watch hilarious Pig Racing in the Pork-shire Hurdle, soak friends in Water Wars and explore the Maize Maze challenge- will you make it on to the leader board?

Hold on there’s more! Follow the magical Fairy Tale Trail through the woodland to find out which fairy or wood elf you are, it’s such a magical enchanting experience.

Plus, the Magic Hatter is back and will be conjuring up colourful comedy magic, amazing tricks and summertime silliness! Circus at the Farm is back too with crazy upside-down juggling, death defying stunts and amazing acrobatics from the famous Fatt Matt!

There’s also all the usual adventure farm fun, including Tractor & Trailer rides to the amazing Bale Play Baaarn with giant drop slides, straw bale mountain, junior tractor drivers’ area, rope swing & dig ‘n’ play. Explore giant Sandpit, Bouncing Pillows, Crazy Golf, Barrel Rides 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. Get up close to little piglets in the Piglet Maternity Ward and if you are lucky you might see one being born!

You can even enjoy a refreshing drink and delicious snacks in the Piglets Coffee House with small soft play area or try a piggy poo ice-cream in the Ice-Cream Parlour!

Come on down to Piglets Adventure Farm this Summer for a day of unmissable family fun.  Get your discounted tickets online today

Open daily from 10am – 5:30pm. For each event date, take a look at the

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. For full information please go to or call 01904 499183

Piglets Adventure Farm Park, Towthorpe Grange, York, YO32 9ST

01904 499183

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Rainy Day

Fossil Handling
Every Tuesday of the holidays
10.30am-12pm & 1.30-3pm
Drop in |FREE
Explore Prehistoric times and find out about dinosaur footprints in hands-on sessions with our geologists.

Beautiful Birds
Thurs 15 August 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Drop in |FREE
Let your imagination take flight! Meet our amazing taxidermy birds, learn loads of bird facts and make your own Lari the Scarborough seagull.


Cave Art Rocks
Thurs 22 August 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Drop in |FREE

Anybody for cave art? Dare to discover which prehistoric animals roamed the local landscape and made their homes in caves, then make your own cave art.

Funky Feltosaurus
Thurs 29 August 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Booking essential, please call 01723 374753 | £2 per child | Suitable for children aged 7 +
Make your own fabulous, fun, felt stegosaurus.  Designed and led by artist Jennifer Weston

Closed Mondays | Open Bank Holiday Mondays
Rotunda Museum
Vernon Rd, Scarborough YO11 2PS

01723 353665

Own it!
Wed 14 Aug 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Booking essential, please call 01723 374753 |FREE
Design and make your own original textile print – no one else will have one!  Print a cotton bandana or bring your own t-shirt or tote bag.

Inspired by Print
Wed 21 Aug 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Booking essential, please call 01723 374753 |FREE
Inspired by prints in the art gallery make your own monoprints using grass, seaweed and feathers.

Wall of Good Wishes
Wed 28 Aug 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Booking essential, please call 01723 374753 |FREE
What do you want for the world?  Come and decorate a cardboard brick and help build our wall of good wishes in the art gallery.

Scarborough Art Gallery
Closed Mondays | Open Bank Holiday Mondays
The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW

01723 374753

Hands on History: Castles: Sat 20 Jul – Sun 1 Sep 2019 (daily) 11am – 5pm
Discover what it was like to live, work and fight in a real-life castle. Test your jousting and sword skills against your opponents and see if you have what it takes to become legendary.

Tournament: Joust and Melee at Scarborough Castle: Sat 10 – Sun 11 Aug 2019 11am – 5pm – CANCELLED
Jousting goes back to its roots in this no-holds-barred tournament of strength, skill and horsemanship. Charging at each other at full speed with only chain mail for protection, each knight will attempt to knock their opponent from their horse. It’s every man for himself in this thrillingly authentic 13th century tournament, inspired by the brutal early days of jousting.

The encampment will be alive with the sights, sounds and smells of medieval life. Listen to merry music, join in with the jester’s jokes and learn about cookery and crafts from centuries ago. You can even meet the knights as they prepare for battle. Make sure to book your tickets before 9th August to receive 10% discount.

Medieval Myths & Legends: Sat 24 – Mon 26 Aug 2019 11am – 4pm
England’s past is bursting with tales of brave heroes, formidable foes and weird and wonderful happenings. Join us to uncover these myths and legends for yourself this summer at Scarborough Castle.

Witness the skills of our fighting knights in live action throughout the day, and laugh as our jolly Medieval Jester entertains you with his silliness and foolary.

Castle Road, Scarborough, YO11 1HY

01723 372451

There are loads of activities and events at Sewerby Hall this summer 2019. Recurring Events:

  • Mondays from 22nd July to 26th August – Rusticus Encounter: Sewerby Pirate!
  • Tuesdays from 23rd July to 27th August – Rusticus Woodland Creature Theatre: The Three Musketeers
  • Tuesdays from 30th July to 20th August – Creative Music Workshop
  • Wednesdays from 24th July to 28th August – Magic Day, Face Painting & Donkey Rides
  • Thursdays from 25th July to 29th August (excluding 1st Aug) – Rusticus Adventure: The Clifftop Mansion Mystery
  • Fridays from 2nd August to 23rd August –  Zoo Activities including talks, handling & crafts. Plus Parrots & Pirates and Active Coast Activities.

One Off Events:

  • 11th August – Wizard of Oz themed events
  • 18th August – Summer Family Fun Day, Face Painting, Swing Boat & Donkey Rides, Parrots & Pirates & Morris Minor Car Rally
  • 19th August – Wildcats: Nature’s Music
  • 26th August – Wildcats: Mini Beasting
  • 27th August – Wildcats: Building a Reserve

Standard admission fee applies for all these events.

Sewerby Hall, Church Ln, Sewerby, Bridlington YO15 1EA.

01262 673769


Sledmere House, Driffield, Yorkshire YO25 3XG.

It’s set to be an AMAIZING summer at Sledmere!

There’s so much going on this year with fantastic new events such as the Maize Maze and Summer fun activities in the Paddocks, along with treasure hunts, adventure kits and different things to do every day, let us keep you and your little ones entertained throughout the summer holidays.

Explore the Farm Park and meet our gorgeous rare breeds animals, help out with regular animal checks, feeding and grooming. See daily schedule.

  • Use one of the ‘Adventure Kits’ to find Sledmeres hidden treasures around the grounds and gardens.
  • Find your top ten favourite things to do at Sledmere
  • Picnic and play in the grounds
  • Climb, swing and slide in the Spotty Pig Adventure Playground.

‘We love coming to Sledmere, there’s so much to do for all ages we can never fit it in one day, we’re really looking forward to taking part in the new activities and explore the Maize maze and grounds and gardens over the summer holidays’ says Katie Smith and her family who are regular visitors to Sledmere.

01377 236637


20th July – 2nd September 2019

In addition to our usual main attractions such as the Enchanted Forest, Giant Maze and all of the magic they hold within, we also have the following special events, exclusive to the Summer Adventure!

Stockeld ROX – Tribute Music Festival – Show starts at 2pm
Sunday 25th August – Taylor Swift – Bruno Mars – Spice Girls
Monday 26th August – Ariana Grande – Ed Sheeran – Little Mix

MORE details on our Summer Adventure to come soon! Visit our website and subscribe to the mailing list to be the first in the know, AND get access to the pre-sale and discounts of up to 50% off!

Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN

Pre-book online HERE for the best price and quote: MUMSCARBOROUGH for an extra 10% discount!

01937 586333

Featured Listing

Swim Safe

FREE outdoor swimming and safety sessions for 7 – 14 year olds.
Several sessions each day
Book your session in advance at
Take part, have fun, stay safe

South Beach, Bridlington: 19th – 23rd August.

North Bay, Scarborough: 5th – 9th August and 19th – 23rd August.

Children love swimming outdoors, but swimming in the sea, rivers and lakes is very different to swimming in a pool. Swim safe offers a unique oppourtunity for children aged between 7-14 year olds to learn how to keep themselves safe when swimming outdoors and what to do if they get into trouble.
Take part in a fun, interactive practical Swim Safe session at North Bay, Scarborough and learn all about how to stay safe by the sea.
Each hour long session is completely free and included safety advice provided by qualified lifeguards and up to 30 minutes in-water tuition with accredited swimming teachers.

Visit to book your place or visit us on the day

With Swim England and the RNLI

We will be hosting a Picnic outside in the Suncourt every Tuesday afternoon from 4th June – 27th August 2019 on Tuesday afternoons at 1.30pm.

The concerts are aimed at introducing young children to music and musical activities.

A great opportunity for everyone to get involved- sing along, play along and dance along with the Spa Orchestra- The UK’s last remaining professional seaside orchestra.

Don’t worry if the weather is wet, we simply move inside!

Refreshments are available to purchase from the Sun Court Cafe.

£4 per person
£7 Parent & Child (under 16) ticket
Free entry for toddlers up to the age of 12 months (no ticket required)

Scarborough Spa,
South Bay, YO11 2HD
Scarborough, North Yorkshire

(01723) 376774 (option 2)


Dracula: Sat 20 Jul – Sun 1 Sep 2019 (weekends only (except 24-25 August)) 11am – 3pm
Think you know the story of Dracula? Think again. To truly understand Bram Stoker’s gothic icon, you need to watch his tale performed live in the setting of the writer’s inspiration, Whitby Abbey. Take in the gothic splendour of one of the most atmospheric abbeys in England, as three actors bring the famous story of Dracula to life before your eyes. Move throughout the abbey with the high-energy actors as the story unfolds. Promenade performances suitable for all the family.

Hands on History: Myths & Legends: Sat 20 Jul – 1 Sep 2019 11am – 5pm 
England’s past is bursting with tales of brave heroes, formidable foes and weird and wonderful happenings. Join us at Whitby Abbey to uncover these myths and legends for yourself. Get hands on with legendary times past, enrol in our sword school and listen to stories of fantastic happenings.

Vikings: Sat 24 – Mon 26 Aug 2019 11am – 5pm
Come and face our marauding Vikings as they continue their wave of terror along the north east coast.

Explore their encampment and witness spectacular displays of combat. Hear tales of daring conquests and learn about the weapons and skills that made the Vikings feared throughout Europe. There will even be a chance for your young warriors to learn some battle skills and take part in their own Viking skirmish. Make sure to book your tickets before 23rd August to receive 10% discount.

Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT

01947 603568

Our unique family run Lavender Farm has evolved over the years to provide an amazing day out for all the family.

Our Giant Games Maze, Nature Trails, Mini Foot-Golf, Mud Kitchen and Giant Sandpit, Mini and Junior Timber Trails, nature quiz and seasonal activities will ensure there are lots to keep the whole family entertained.

Take a ride on our Miniature Railway, enjoy the wildflowers and inhale the intoxicating aroma of the lavender.

NEW FOR 2019!

Season Tickets to enable you to enjoy the farm all season long and get 10% off in our tea-room!!!

Den Zone- build your own den, use your imagination and skills to create your own grand designs play Den.

Willow Warren – play, run, hide!

Free Parking. Gift Shop. Tea-room. Plant Sales. Toilets, Disabled Toilets and Baby Changing Facilities. Dogs welcome on a lead.

Open DAILY from 30th March until 29th September.


Wolds Way Lavender
Wintringham, Malton
YO17 8HW

01944 758641


Our Town
Fri 16 Aug Starting at 10am, 11am, 2pm and 3pm. Each session lasts for 1 hour.

Booking essential, please call 01723 374753 | £2 per child | Suitable for children aged 7 +
Inspired by our tiny model of Scarborough ‘Our Place Now’ make and animate your own Scarborough streetscape using simple stop-frame animation.
In partnership with Animated Objects.

Tiny Towns
Fri 23 Aug 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Drop in |FREE
Taking inspiration from our primary school exhibition ‘Our Place Now’ have a go at making your own 3D mini cardboard town to take home, once made you can even use it as a home for your favourite toys!

Walking with Royalty
Fri 23 Aug Starting at 10am, 11am, 2pm and 3pm*

Booking essential, please call 01723 374753 | FREE
Join us for a family-friendly walk in the footsteps of Royalty and discover fun facts about the local people and the architecture around us.
In Partnership with Heritage Adventures. Starts and finishes at the Art Gallery.
* This is a circular walk.  Activity involves some gentle slopes, uneven ground and steps. Walk will last approximately 30 minutes.

Open every day 9am-5pm
The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW
01723 384500

01723 384500

8th September 2019

The natural rhythm of a raceday allows plenty of time to get something to eat and drink as well as providing room for quality time with the family. A wide range of additional entertainments will ensure a happy day out for all ages.

It naturally attracts a family crowd and remember that under 18’s go for free (under 16 with accompanying adult only).

We will once again be joined by children’s favourite, Chase from the hit show, Paw Patrol.

The only Sunday of the season sees the return of the young riders taking part in the Charles Owen Pony Racing Series.

York Racecourse, York YO23 1EX

01904 620911


Active Coast Events

Active Coast offers activities designed to explore, join in and enjoy the iconic East Yorkshire coastline. In Bridlington, they have a fun packed programme running throughout the 2019 summer holidays. They have some regular weekly sessions happening in July & August, and they are as follows:

  • Beach Cricket – Every Friday from 26th July to 30th August, 10am-12pm. Come along and join Active Coast and the Yorkshire Cricket Board for fun skills, drills, and games. Enjoy beach cricket on our fantastic mats with qualified coaches and plenty of fun on the sand. Ages 6-16 years. Bridlington South Cliff Beach.
  • Beach Tennis – Every Friday from 26th July to 23rd Aug, 3-5pm. Get involved with weekly beach tennis coaching sessions in the holidays. Join us for fun skills, drills and games to help you learn and play the game. Come along if you are aged 6-16 years it’s great fun. Bridlington South Cliff Beach.
  • Beach Yoga – Every Tuesday from 30th July to 27th August, 10-11am (family sessions for ages 6+) Free. Bridlington South Cliff Beach, YO15 3QN.
  • Family Beach Bootcamp and Games – Every Tuesday from 30th July to 27th August, 1-3pm for ages 5+. Free. Bridlington South Cliff Beach, YO15 3QN.

For more information call 01482 395320/678255

Derwent Valley Bridge Library Summer Events

Monday, August 19 at 2 PM – 4:30 PM: Intergalatic Activity Day
Space themed crafts and activities for children aged 3 to 8 years.
Alien Fancy Dress competition.
Model Spacecraft competition (maximum, shoebox size)
£2.50 per child to include refreshments and cakes.
Entry by ticket only available from the Community Library, West Ayton.

3 Pickering Road, West Ayton, YO13 9JE 01723 863052

Eden Camp

‘Experience the sights sounds and smells of life on the Home front and the Front Line, all set in the original  buildings and grounds of a prisoner of war camp. A great value, day out for all the family. Quizzes running throughout the year and junior assault course (weather permitting). Dog friendly.

A great venue for a visit in wet weather as our displays are mainly indoors.

Café, gift shop and ample free parking.’’

Eden Camp, Malton, YO17 6RT
Telephone: (01653) 697777

Filey Pitch & Putt Footgolf

Opening Dates for 2019

30th March to 28th April (Daily)

May – 1st – 24th (Weekends & Bank Holidays)
25th – 31st (Daily)

June, July, August & September (Daily)

Monday to Friday 10.30am – 5.30pm
Weekends / School Holidays 10am – 6pm

Please note the final round of the day will begin 90 mins before the specified closing time

West Avenue, Filey. YO14 9BQ
07935 281772

Free Family Entertainment at Peasholm Park

FREE family entertainment EVERY Tuesday and Friday from w/c 29th  July to w/c 25th August 11am – 4pm

Join Peasholm Pete as he leads his parade through the park at 11.30am and 2.30pm

Mix of magic, Punch and Judy, circus workshops and puppet workshops

No need to book, its all FREE.

Peasholm Park, Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7TS

Hidden Horizons – Fossil Hunting

Join in for a fossil hunting trip at Cayton Bay, Reighton Sands, Runswick Bay and Boggle Hole. Each trip is different, but we should find a wide range of fossils from the Jurassic, around 160 million years ago.
These events are suitable for all the family as the access is very easy. We do suggest wellies or stout footwear and a bag or bucket to put your finds in. As part of your ticket you will receive a FREE Beach Finds Guide.

Cayton Bay Fossil Hunting Trips:
Meet outside the main entrance to the Beach View Holiday Park at the top of the main path down to Cayton Bay.
Cayton Bay
Filey Road
YO11 3NP

Reighton Sands Fossil Hunts Trips:
Meet at the car park at the bottom of Sands Road, Reighton. Look out for our large flag. Do not enter Haven Holidays Reighton Sands Holiday Park.
Reighton Sands
Reighton Gap
YO14 9SH

Runswick Bay Fossil Hunting Trips:
At the top of the slipway that leads to the beach.
Runswick Bay
TS13 5HT

Boggle Hole Fossil Hunting Trips:
Meet in the car park at the top of the path down to Boggle Hole (please note there is no vehicle access beyond the car park towards the Youth Hostel)
Boggle Hole
Nr Robin Hoods Bay
YO22 4UQ

All sessions 1 hour 30 mins long

Tickets: Booking essential
Adults: £8
5 – 16yrs: £5
Under 5s: FREE
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 children): £24
All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult

For more information call: 01723 817017

Hull Museums Summer Activities

Hull museums are holding a variety of Free events this 2019 Summer Holiday. All are free, just drop in:

  • 19th August, 1-3pm: Please Touch Object Handling Session, Hull and East Riding Museum
  • 14th & 28th August, 1-3pm: Coastal Discovery with CITiZAN – Join the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeology Network to discover what you didn’t know about our beaches, estuaries and cliffs along the British coast. Museums Quarter.
  • Every Thursday in August, 11am-3pm: Wild Challenge Trail with the RSPB – Visit the RSPB stand, take part in a free wild challenge trail and chat with RSPB staff about how everyone can give nature a home. Museums Quarter.
  • 10th August, 1-2.30pm: Victorian Gardens. Hands on History Museum.
  • 14th August, 1-3pm: Toilet Paper Ropes. Hull Maritime Museum.
  • 23rd August, 1-3pm: Bubbles Galore. Wilberforce House.
  • 30th August, 1-3pm: Racing Cars. Outside in Museums Quarter.

For more information call 01482 300300. Wilberforce House, HU1 1NE. Hull Maritime Museum, HU1 3DX. Hands on History Museum, HU1 1RR. Hull and East Riding Museum, HU1 1NQ.

Jay’s Cycle Coaching

RCC Youth Cycling weekly coaching session – Every Saturday 10am – 11am except 27th July
Weekly Level 1 to 2 coaching sessions. £4 per rider per week. All riders must wear a cycling helmet.

Saturday Youth Cycling – Every Saturday 11.30am, – 12.30pm except 27th July
Cycle coaching for under 18s
Session price £4 per rider per session (session duration 1 hour)
Riders must have a working bicycle with breaks and a cycling specific helmet

To book a place for your child, please contact Jay on 07966 925711

Libraries – Summer Reading Challenge

Most local libraries run extra, free activities during the school holidays.

The 2019 Summer Reading Challenge is the theme of ‘Space Chase’ inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in 1969. Aimed at primary school children, the challenge to read six books over the summer holidays encourages reading for pleasure whilst ensuring reading ability is maintained during the long break from school. By reading throughout the holidays and attending sessions at local libraries, participants can collect special stickers and other rewards along the way, all for free!

Contact your nearest library to sign up. More details here

Living Seas Centre

Monday 12th August to Sunday 18th August 2019 10am – 5pm

Seashore Wildlife Week in the Discovery Room – Come and learn about all the wildlife living in our rockpools.

Hands on activities and displays all week! Free to visit.

Living Seas Centre
North End, Flamborough, Bridlington, YO15 1

‘Mini Movers’ with Ta’dance

13th, 20th August 2019 – 11am-12pm

Taster sessions for parents and toddlers/young children

Lots of fun as well as developing language skills, movement, rhythm, fine and gross motor skills and much more
A chance for you to try out the programme before we go live with weekly sessions in September.

£3.50 per child per session (sibling discount -2nd child £2.50)
St John’s Church, Filey

Contact Mary-Ann on 07784 130698

Naval Warfare at Peasholm Park

The world-famous Peasholm Park Naval Warfare is a must-see when visiting Scarborough! A unique family holiday and possibly the longest running show of all time. Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment in one of Europe’s favourite parks.

Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the summer at 3pm

£4.50 Adult
£2.50 Junior
£12.00 Family (2 adults/2 children)

Peasholm Park, Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7TS

North Bay Railway

Teddy Bear ExpressEvery Friday, Jul 5 – Aug 30 at 10:30 AM – 5 PM
Every Friday during July & August. Each child aged 10 or under, who brings their own bear can travel FREE when accompanied by an adult.(maximum 2 children per adult)

Meet NorBeRt the NBR Bear – Every Wednesday and Friday from 26th  July – 30th August 11AM to 1PM, come along and meet NorBeRt the NBR Bear.

North Bay Railway, Scarborough
Burniston Rd, YO12 6PF Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Playdale Farm

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

Scarborough Library Summer Events

The Summer Reading Challendge is aimed at school children but this year we are also having a mini challenge for preschool children.

Every Monday & Friday we will be having crafts & stories for the little ones & for those on the main challenge we have a variety of activities happening once a week.

Tuesday 13 August at 14:00 – 15:00: Fashion Stars
Print your own star design on a tee shirt (provided). 5 – 12 years. £2

Wednesday, August 14 at 10 AM – 2:30 PM: Planetarium and Virtual Reality
Planetarium and virtual Reality sessions for all the family.
Booking is essential £1.00 per child.
8 sessions will be running between 10am until 2.30pm

Wednesday 21 August 14:00 – 15:00: The Big Bang
Explosive experiments in the library Space Laboratory

Wednesday, 28 August from 14:00-15:00: Space Race
Aimed at 5-12 years who are signed up to the reading challenge. Cost £1 per child (children need to be accompanied by an adult). make and race balloon rockets and much much more. Booking essential as places are limited- Book you place in person at Scarborough Library.

Vernon Road, Scarborough YO11 2NN
01609 536602

Scarborough Market Hall

10th August – A Disability Awareness Day at Scarborough Market Hall with various stalls.

14th August – Scarborough Market Hall Summer Fete.

23rd, 24th, 25th August is our first Beer , Cider and Gin Festival

Telephone: 01723 373579

Market Hall, St Helen’s Square,
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
YO11 1EU

Scarborough Open Air Theatre FREE fun

Every Monday and Wednesday starting 29th July until 28th August

12.30pm-1.30pm Punch & Judy

Show Time 2pm-4pm

Including song, dance, comedy and fun for all the family

FREE entry

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

The Deep Summer Activities

Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP (Sat Nav HU9 1TU).  01482 381000

Runs 20th July – 1st September 2019. It’s going to be a turtle-y awesome summer here at The Deep, so make sure you don’t miss out!

Get hands on in our very own ‘turtle hospital’ where youngsters can get up close with a giant turtle (a cuddly one, of course) and find out what it takes to look after our flipper-ed friends. Learn all about turtle anatomy and even help the team carry out a turtle health check. Inspect their eyes, nose and mouth, as well as checking their flippers and shell then report back to us on your vet examination form.

Take part in the turtle trail and find out about more about the species that live all around the world and the challenges they face. Enjoy interactive presentations from our guiding team at 11am, 1pm and 3pm and get your face painted in Craft Corner from 11am to 4pm.

The Deep offers FREE return visits for 12 months with the Day Plus Pass. Simply complete your details at reception and retain your tickets to make use of this offer.


York Maze

Dunnington Lodge, Elvington Lane, York, YO19 5LT.

Open for the school holidays! Open daily 13th July to 2nd September ’19.

The UKs biggest maize maze. Over 20 rides, attractions and shows.