School Holiday & Seasonal Events in North Leeds North Leeds

May / June Spring Half Term School Holiday Activities & Events

What’s On this Spring Half Term?

Ideas for family days out, spring holiday activities and events for May/ June Half Term school holiday 2021 in and around Leeds.

 


Re-opening Monday 12th April 2021

Diggerland is the Ultimate Adventure UK Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full- size construction machinery.


01634 711711
mail@diggerland.com
www.diggerland.com/

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Tickets are now available for the INDOOR and OUTDOOR play area at Grass Hoppers! 🤩
Grass Hoppers is once again an ACCESS-ALL-AREAS ticket with the opportunity to play inside and outside!

*Sessions will be released one week at a time. For more information and to book your playtime session, click here grasshoppersplay.co.uk

FAQs here

Grass Hoppers is a safe and secure play space for families set in the grounds of Tong Garden Centre. You’ll find a huge outdoor adventure playground and a large indoor play area where children up to the age of 10 years old can enjoy proper playtime!

The outdoor play area includes Jumping Pillow’s, Giant Sandpit, Water Play, Race Track, Zip Wire, Adventure Play Area and under 4’s pre-school area with playhouses and outdoor toys.

Booking required.  Suitable for babies and toddlers.

Tong Lane, Bradford, BD4 0RY

Check Facebook page for weather closure updates before you travel.

Read our Mumbler review here.

Visit the Grasshoppers Website for more details


0113 285 3506
grasshoppers@tonggardencentre.co.uk
grasshoppersplay.co.uk/

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Wanting to host the ultimate back garden festival, a movie night under the stars, children’s party or wanting the most amazing set up for the gamer in your house? Get in touch and we’ll put together the perfect package for you.
Full HD 4K picture, BOSE sound, indoor and outdoor packages available.
Quote MUMBLER when booking to receive £10 off!
To book, simply email Hire@HomeCinemaHireLeeds.com and we’ll come back to you the same day. Bookings are secured with a £50 deposit. The remaining balance is payable 24 hours prior to the big day.

Hire@HomeCinemaHireLeeds.com
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MAD HATTER’S TEA PARTY AT MOTHER SHIPTON’S

* Pre-booked tickets only *

Follow us down the rabbit hole for a magical adventure at Mother Shipton’s! You’ll be grinning like a Cheshire Cat when you explore the Wonderland of themed displays and fantastical photo opportunities.

Curiouser and curiouser! 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.

We’re all MAD here! Go wild in our Adventure Playground, or have your own Mad Hatter’s Tea Party with artisanal coffee, cakes, sandwiches and ice cream served from our vintage style coffee van. There are plenty of picnic benches with scenic views of the River Nidd and Ancient Royal Forest.

Don’t be late for this very important date! Tickets are limited and booking is essential.

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

29th May – 6th June.

Knaresborough, HG5 8DD


01423 864600 

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The Spring Adventure – Superheroes and Legends Week!

29th May – 6th June

Superheroes of the world unite as Stockeld Park prepares to open for Spring Half Term! They don’t want to miss out on all 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 will even have the change to meet Iron Man himself in person!

You day pass will include full access to the Enchanted Forest and all it has to offer including our five large adventure playgrounds, go karts, outdoor inflatables and our famous giant maze!

We are operating strict capacity limits so pre-booking online is essential.

Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN. Tel: 01937 586333


01937 586333
stockeldpark.co.uk

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Here at Swithens Farm, we have a huge range of animals for you to see and interact with. Your little ones, and probably you also, will be happy as the pigs in muck as you get involved with feeding and learning about the care and husbandry on a real working farm. We have a whole host of stars for you to meet including cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, donkeys, llamas, alpacas, emus, meerkats, turtles, rabbits and guinea pigs.

Don’t forget to keep an eye out for our cheeky long-time friend Bilbo. He is likely to race you up the paddocks! A truly up close and hands-on experience. A fun day for all.

Open Tuesday to Sunday in term time and Monday to Sunday in the school holidays and on bank holidays, 10 till 4.

Farm Admission Price £7 per person, 2 and under go free. You can even buy a tub of carrots for 50p and feed the animals as you go round. Tubs are recycled daily, helping the environment.  You can buy your tickets online using the Tickets tab at the top of the page. Farm entry is strictly Pre-paid tickets only due to the current covid-19 situation.

We are adhering fully with the current covid-19 rules which includes social distancing, plenty of hand washing and hand gel stations. For the moment the café is take out only and we have an outside marquee for you to sit and enjoy your takeout.

Our soft play area is currently closed due to the covid restrictions. It is normally open 10 till 4 when the farm is open. Admission is £3 per child up to 10 years old. Adults are free.


0113 282 8828


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Get back to nature during May Half Term

At this time of year, Temple Newsam is bursting with bright and beautiful colours! The Rhododendron walk is the main inspiration for the May Half Term holiday!

Follow Temple Newsam’s nature trails to see it in full bloom and download their online activity pack for crafts inspired by your visit to the estate. The free packs are available to download via the Temple Newsam website and include lots of creative family fun to keep the little ones busy, including nature weaving and floral crafts. The packs are also available to collect from Temple Newsam House. They are free with general admission and include all the resources to make your own creations from natures palette. Also be sure to stop off at Home Farm to meet all your favourite farmyard friends including pigs, goats, sheep and friendly donkeys. Get up close to the animals and explore the historic surroundings of Home Farm with outbuildings that date back to the 16th century.

Please don’t forget to pre-book ahead of your visit. Tickets are limited with reduced visitor numbers and there’s plenty of measures in place to keep you safe during your visit to Temple Newsam. Head to the Temple Newsam website to pre-book your tickets today.


museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/temple-newsam/

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Castle Howard Skelf Island Adventure Playground

Gardens & Playground now open

A day out with the kids at Castle Howard just became even more adventurous and intriguing. Now they can join into the treetops of Yorkshire’s newest adventure playground, Skelf Island.

Ingenious treetop nest structures connected by rope bridges, slides, nets and climbing equipment will allow the Skelves to take young visitors on an adventure like no other.

Skelf Island is included in a gardens ticket.

Covid-19 update: Pre-booking required.

Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA. Tel: 01653 648333

Curious about Leeds

Have fun (re-)discovering Leeds, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air. Visit our website to buy in printed booklet or instant download format, using code Mumbler20 for 20% off all purchases.

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Northwood Trail – England’s Fairy Sanctuary

Northwood is about fostering a connection to nature, at its most beautiful and magical. The woodland trail winds through 1.5km of old fairy paths, peppered with fairy tree houses, stump houses, a willow walled maze and Elven thrones.

Pre-booking required.

Buttercrambe Wood YO41 1AP

Piglets Adventure Farm

Re-opening 12th April

Indoor, Outdoor & Animal Fun! Fantastic family day out nr York.

Things to see and do:
Animal Petting Barn, Animal Farm Trail, Bouncing Pillows, Crazy Farm Golf, Olympigs Obstacle Course, Ride-on-Tractors, Tractor and Trailor Rides, Maize Maze (seasonal), Build ‘n Play Sand Pit,
Barrel Train Ride, Pedal Go-Carts, Nature Trail, Truffles Trough, Cafe, Kiddie-bine, Farmyard, Playground

Towthorpe Grange, York, YO32 9ST

Pugneys Light Railway

Pugneys Light Railway is the scale miniature railway operating within Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield.
Our opening hours are 11am until 5pm on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays, weather permitting.
Fares are £2.00 return and £1 single.

Swinton Estate Parkland & Gardens

Stunning parkland and gardens. Enjoy a peaceful stroll around the gardens, lakes and ponds.

Entry: £5 per adult| £.2.50 per child| Unser 5s free| £12.50 for a family of four.

Or enjoy a yomp through the woodland to the Druid’s Temple at Swinton Bivouac. £3 car parking charges apply.

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a unique walk through wildlife park located just outside Doncaster. The wildlife attraction brings families face to face  with some of the world’s most beautiful – and at risk – species. Indoor and outdoor play area offers a fun filled day whatever the weather. Open daily, special events throughout the year. Accessible site. Admission charges apply.

Tongue Ln, Branton, Old Cantley, Doncaster DN4 6TB. Tel 01302 535057

 

Totally Roarsome Yorkshire

Dinosaur adventure, Totally Roarsome Yorkshire Opening May 2021 at Hazlewood Castle

A socially distanced outdoor adventure for all the family.

In an untouched woodland, just outside of Leeds, dinosaurs, bears, lions, and tigers roam free. There may even be a unicorn or two. They are joined by their friends from down on the the farm, creatures from under-the-sea and a gang of superheroes. – It’s much more than just dinosaurs.

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Hazelwood Castle, Tadcaster, LS24 9NJ

Tropical World

Journey through Tropical World’s various exotic and interesting zones. Take a trek through the rainforest, desert, aquarium and waterfall areas and see some fascinating animals and creatures along the way including butterflies, crocodiles, rare birds, meerkats and many many more!

Tropical World will be open daily 10am to 4pm with last entry at 3.30pm. Online advance booking is preferred.

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