Days Out Selby, Tadcaster and Goole

Farms, Zoos & Aquariums


Here at STAG Mumbler, we are always keen to hear your recommendations for great days out. From soft play centres to the great outdoors, from woodland walks to farms, we want to hear about them all. If you have any to recommend, simply drop us an email telling us all about them at stag@mumbler.co.uk

Call before you go

As you will be aware, some classes, events and local businesses have been temporarily cancelled, or closed as a result of the pandemic. While we are delighted to see so many back open, some do still  have restrictions in place.  Please call in advance if you are heading anywhere, just to ensure they are open and to check on any restrictions that might be in place.

Until we are back to the new norm,  we have pulled together a whole new webpage dedicate to keeping children busy and entertained here 

 

Have a wonderful Summer break

Filling the 6 weeks can be hard, as can finding new and exciting things to do, while watching those pennies.  Here at STAG, we want to try and help make things a little easier and offer you some inspiration.

Check out our STAG Mumbler – Summer Holidays Special

It’s never too late to tell us about great local events, clubs or groups.  So if you’re a local business or one of our lovely mumblers heading somewhere great this Summer, do let us know about it at stag@mumbler.co.uk and we’ll make sure we add it for other mumblers to see.

Beetle Bank Farm – York

Meet our friendly animals, walk around the grounds and play to your heart’s content on the play area and bouncy castle while the grown-ups relax in beautiful surroundings with coffee and delicious homemade cake.

Moor Ln, Murton, York, YO19 5XD
T: 01904 488796

Birchfield Family Dairies – Harrogate

Birchfield Ice Cream Farm makes the most yummy ice cream on the farm and sells it in our own ice cream parlour. We also run events on the farm.

Oakmount, Harrogate, HG3 4JS
T: 01423 781792

Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm

‘We are a working Beef Cattle and Sheep farm on the southern edge of the National Trust Brimham Rocks site just 20 minutes from Harrogate centre, 35 minutes from Skipton, 50 minutes from Leeds and 45 minutes from York. We have a great indoor play area, a small animals barn, outdoor play & seating areas along with a small cafe area with lots of locally sourced home cooked goodies.’ – BRAF, Aug 18

Fiddlers Green, Harrogate, HG3 3HB
T: 01423 779759

Yorkshire Museum – Jurassic World

‘Take an epic journey back through 150 million years of Yorkshire to discover lost giants and the changing worlds they inhabited in this brand new major exhibition. From the depths of the deepest seas to the ancient coasts and tropical shallows; meet the dinosaurs and sea dragons that once roamed our vast and ever-changing landscapes.’ – YM, Aug 18

Offer: Kids under 16 go free with a paying adult

Access: Fully accessible to wheelchair users except for the library and reading room.

Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR
T: 01904 687687

Lightwater Valley

‘Lightwater Valley is set in over 175 acres of beautiful Yorkshire countryside, with rides, attractions and entertainment for a great family day out. Thrill rides, family fun, animal encounters’ – LV, Aug 18

Lightwater Valley Theme Park, North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT
T: 01765 635321

Monk Park Farm

Family run purpose built farm which was home to the Monks, now a great day out for everyone. Bootle feed calfs – unusual breeds – friendly animals – playgrounds – tearoom – gift shop – pet lamb feeding

Green Lane, Bagby, Moor Lane, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2AG
T: 01845 597730

Murton Park – The Home of Yorkshire Museum of Farming

‘It’s more than just a museum. What will you discover? Children’s playground, nature trail, picnic area, free parking, shop and refreshments, baby changing facilities.  Under 3s free.’ MP

Murton Park, Murton Lane, Murton, York, YO19 5UF
T: 01904 489966

National Centre for Birds of Prey

‘Set in 10 acres of ancient woodland and rolling parkland. This is the largest collection of birds of prey in the north of England.’ – NCFBOP, Aug 18

Offer: Children under 4 free

Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5EB
T: 08447422035

SEA LIFE Scarborough

‘Journey beneath the seat at SEA LIFE Scarborough.  We offer a unique mix of indoor and outdoor attractions which make us the perfect family day out whatever the weather.’ SLS

Scalby Mills, Scarborough, YO12 6RP
T: 0871 4232110

The Deep – Hull

‘Enjoy a fun-packed day out for the whole family at The Deep, Hull’s spectacular aquarium.’ – TD, Aug 18

Accessibility: Offers an accessible family day out for visitors with disabilities and additional needs.
Offer: Save 10% buying online and pay once and visit for a whole year!

Tower St, Hull, HU1 4DP
T: 01482 381000

Thirsk Bird of Prey Centre

‘Set up to ensure that birds of prey would survive to provide the public with a rare opportunity to see and enjoy these beautiful birds….Est for over 25 years as a popular visitor attraction.’ – TBOPC, Aug 18

Offer: Children under 3 years go free

Sion Hill Hall, Kirby Wiske, Thirsk, YO7 4EU
T: 01845 587522

Yorkshire Lavender

‘Lavender farm and gardens.  Plant nursery. Gift Shop. EJ’s Tearoom.  Deer Park. Play Area and much much more.’ – YL, Aug 18

Free admission during certain months – visit website for more information.

Terrington, York, YO60 6PB
T: 01653 648008

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Tickets must be pre-booked.

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park, commonly referred to as YWP, is a wildlife park located just outside Doncaster, South Yorkshire, in England.

Warning Tongue Ln, Branton, Old Cantley, Doncaster DN4 6TB
T: 01302 535057

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