Diggerland Yorkshire, Willowbridge Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5NW
Talking Animals Week
19th-27th February 2022, 10am-5pm
Suitable for toddlers
Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN.
February Half Term 2021
Open EVERYDAY, there is plenty going on at Stump Cross Caverns this half term!
The caves, Time Cafe and Time Pod will be open as usual. Please email if you would like to book the cinema over half term – due to certain events this half term the cinema will not be available every day. UV tours will be running as usual on Thursdays too. As well as our usual offerings, we also have some special events over half term:
Tuesday 22 February at 4pm
Join Dance Matt at one of his fun interactive Mini Discos with a sprinkle of sing alongs and themed games from everyone’s favourite award-winning film Frozen. Included with each children’s ticket is a party food box & prize.
£20 per child (includes party food box and prize)/ £6 per adult
Saturday 19 and 26 February
An exclusive 20 minute bird-handling slot for you and your family with the excellent Harrogate Birds of Prey at Stump Cross Caverns. Family ticket: £10
24 February 2022
Take a trip from Stump Cross Caverns all the way into distant space! This special one hour talk by Chris Higgins is the perfect beginner’s guide to the night sky, using an interactive planetarium programme to recreate the scene above the caverns under Nidderdale’s starry skies.
Ticket includes (£20 adults/ £15 children):
Curry, rice (£9.95) and naan bread (£1.50) – served at 7pm after the stargazing experience – is optional and can be pre-ordered along with your ticket.
This February half-term there’s plenty of family fun to be had at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds!
Ben Hart: Wonder. Be amazed by magician Ben Hart as he uses the simplest of props, objects, and minds of the audience to conjure an altogether new kind of magic.
Join Molly and her dog Bingo for an unforgettable sixth birthday party complete with a terrific treasure hunt, sensational sing-along songs and lots of fantastic games, in I Spy With My Little Eye (suitable for 2+)
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs?! Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Dr Ben Garrod explores the biggest, deadliest, and weirdest predators that ever roamed the planet.
Find out more on our website www.carriageworkstheatre.co.uk.
A GRAVITY DAY OUT
Looking for something fun and active for all ages and abilities?
Welcome to Gravity Active Entertainment, Leeds. The perfect day out.
Arrive to be greeted by a welcoming member of the Gravity Team, who will allocate you in the right direction of your visit. Next step, socks! We take great pride in our safety, so grab your Gravity Socks and wristbands and get bouncing.
For those who are looking to relax, head upstairs to our Newtons café. Coffee, cake, ice cream and a full view of the park, what more is there to offer! Fancy something cold and refreshing grab one of our UNLIMITED slushes for just £4.95 with over 6 flavours to choose from.
An hour passes by, and lockers are emptied, but that’s not all… why not head over to our NEW premier Fun Box Arcade Gravity at the tap of a card. With around 35 games to play, why not give them a go and see if you can beat any og the high scores.
We take pride on entertaining so there’s something for everyone. Come see us soon! We don’t disappoint.
Can you find the missing Gargoyle Grobblenook at The Hole In Wand Wizard Golf?
Visit the World’s Most Magical Golf Course in York’s Coppergate Shopping Centre in York, and take on 9 magical golf holes.
Along the way there will be bubbling cauldrons, magical portals, a giant picture frame where you become part of the painting…and can you do a Light Spell to illuminate the way in our dark hole?
At the end of your adventure you will find out if you have the magical powers of a Serpent, Basilisk, Unicorn or Wizard and every player will receive a magic potion gift to take home, plus hopefully find Grobblenook and maybe get a Hole In One badge!
After a magical 9 hole adventure you can relax in our Wizard Tavern with a Cauldron Cake or Uni-Pop-Corn, and a delicious potion with poisonous options for grown up spell makers.
Wizard golf with a potion drink for every player is £6.99 per person and you can book now via the website. Minimum age is 3 and the maximum group size is 6 Wizard with wands.
Use the magic password MUMBLER to get our secret discounted Coffee in our Wizard Tavern.
Have fun (re-)discovering Leeds, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks.
The two walks can be enjoyed separately or joined together to form a longer walk and are a safe fun and affordable way to get outside for some fresh air for a couple of hours in the holidays. They are a low cost, inclusive, participatory activity where everyone can have a role, following directions, finding the answers to our addictive clues, matching pictures and reading snippets about the history of Leeds and the people that have shaped it.
Visit ourwebsite to buy in printed booklet or instant download format, using code Mumbler20 for 20% off all purchases.
Other Yorkshire Curious About walks are: Harrogate, Hull, Ripon, Scarborough, Sheffield, Whitby and York.
Starts: Art Gallery Shop, The Headrow, LS1 3AA
Car Park: Plenty of car parking, charges apply
Amenities: Cafe, toilets and adventure playground next to the Visitors Centre
Large country park that is great for walking, children’s biking and picnics. It also has a children’s adventure playground and The Room on the Broom trail. You can purchase activity packs from the Visitor’s Centre for £2. From the centre you’ll follow the trail, find sculptures, look for animal footprints, trace rubbings and have fun doing activities along the way.
At the visitor’s centre you can hire running buggies and bikes for the whole family including bike trailers for the tiniest!
Haw Park Lane, Wintersett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 2EB. Tel: 01924 303980
Car Park: Pre-booking is required for all cars. £10 per car.
Amenities: Cafe, toilets at numerous locations.
Enjoy a picnic, build sandcastles have a little paddle in the river or simply relax and take in the view of the Priory. The 60 stepping stones offer a fun and challenging experience, but there is a bridge offering a safe and dry passage. There is a large beach area popular with visiting families. Seasonal events take place throughout the year, including the famous Welly Walk (end May – November). Read our review here.
There are various walks, all routes can be viewed here.
Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD236EX. Tel: 01756 718000
Child Friendly Leeds have been consulting with children and young people in Leeds to find out what they would like to see on a city centre map. They have helped to co-produce an amazing map with lots of useful features and activities to do in our amazing city!
21st, 22nd, 23rd February 2022. 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am
Children can visit the indoor Garden Nursery and decorate a plant pot and plant some flower or vegetable seeds to take home, look after and watch them grow! Each session lasts for approx 30mins and costs £3 per child.
Pre-booking required: https://www.craghousefarm.com/little-growers
Crag House Farm, Otley Old Road, Cookridge, Leeds LS16 7NH
Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain.
Visitors can enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, Farm Experience and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore.
Be part of the living history and visit Harewood House. All visitors (including under 5s) will need to pre-book tickets.
The ‘ReDiscover Leeds Family Trail’ shines a spotlight on treasures including the beautiful stained glass roof at Victoria Leeds, the Robin Hood themed Potts clock in Thornton’s Arcade and the River Aire as it makes its way under Leeds Station. Families can download the map, walk the trail and together take a closer look at Leeds city centre.