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Our family activity guide will give you lots of things to do with your Little Monsters this summer! Inside you will even find puzzles and games to keep them busy.

Discover all the amazing places and exciting experiences for families in Yorkshire. The county is packed full of fabulous fun, mega museums, cool attractions and the great outdoors.

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MEET THE yorkshire

Let our mischievous gang of Little Monsters; Rhubarb, Dale, Sandy and Brontë introduce you to a wonderful world of family fun right here in Yorkshire. They will help inspire spectacular days out for the whole family, young and old!

HI, I’m Sandy

I’m BRONTË

HELLO, I’M DALE

I’m RHUBARB

You are in for a roarsome treat if you love nature and the great outdoors! I love exploring the dales, moors and coast and have made great friends with the wildlife that live here too.

Let’s have some fun! There are so many amazing places to discover here that will capture your imagination through history, science, engineering, culture and much more.

It’s grrreat to meet you! Running, jumping, climbing… I love to get active and go wild! I can’t wait to tell you about all the thrilling activities there are and where to do them in Yorkshire.

Follow my lead and find the yummiest places to eat – from ice cream to fish and chips. I‘ll help you find inspiration for fun and imaginative days out for the whole family monsters big and small.

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KIRKLEES LIGHT RAILWAY HUDDERSFIELD, HD8 9XJ

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Enjoy summer holiday fun at the home of Yorkshire’s Great Little Steam Trains. Journey in hand-painted wooden carriages pulled by real-life steam engines, burn off some energy in the adventure playgrounds, ride on the duck pond miniature railway, indulge in a delicious ice cream, dine on freshly cooked local produce in the Bufferstop Café and enjoy glorious views of the Yorkshire countryside and more! Open daily from 17 July to 1 September 2019.

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KILNSEY PARK NEAR SKIPTON, BD23 5PS

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Kilnsey Park is a great family day out in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Catch a fish and feed the animals before relaxing in the homely café. Follow the nature trail, meet the red squirrels and see the UK’s rarest orchid. Join our family bushcraft days - build a den then enjoy marshmallows over the campfire.

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A day out for all the family, dogs welcome! The park has scenic picnic areas, a large adventure playground, museum and gift shop. Discover the legend of Yorkshire’s famous prophetess and see the magical Petrifying Well with water that turns all it touches to stone. Come along during school holidays for themed events including Witches and Wizards, a Spooktacular Halloween and our popular Christmas Experience. Visit the website for event information and to book your tickets.

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With nine racecourses across Yorkshire you are never far away from some breath-taking action on the track. Yet family fun is always to the fore with themed racedays, packed with free activities for all ages and located in the family enclosure, where only adults pay admission – under 18s are free! Usually you can take your own picnic but look out for the ice cream van and check out the fixture list for more information and dates.

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Don’t miss our Woodland & Walking Festival from Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th September. From 10am until 4.30pm you can discover Woodland School and woodland crafts to Falconry Demonstrations and Foraging Courses around the Druid’s Temple. The day will appeal to anyone who has a love of the outdoors and wants to take to the hills on the Swinton Estate on a guided walk or spend time in the Druid’s Plantation taking part in the wide range of woodland activities.

T 01765 680900 W SWINTONESTATE.COM

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CASTLE HOWARD, YORK, YO60 7DA A day out with the kids at Castle Howard just became even more adventurous and intriguing. Now they can join a cheeky gang of Skelves on a journey into the treetops of Yorkshire’s newest adventure playground, Skelf Island. For centuries the Skelves have inhabited a secret world, over the water from Castle Howard, causing mischief and mayhem high up in the trees, interacting with birds and protecting wildlife. Now they have become curious about the humans that visit and want to explore and play with them. 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.

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If you’re a family who loves getting outdoors, then Treetop Nets should be top of your list for a fantastic day out. In huge treetop trampolines, you can go wild in the tree canopy, explore the high trees on bouncy walkways and tunnels and play in giant aerial ball parks. Grab a sack and zoom down a super-fast slide or clamber up to the high crow’s nest and enjoy a view usually reserved for squirrels and bats!

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Located in the Dales, the Coniston estate is a playground full of country pursuits and activities. Experience the thrill of our off-roading course. And for the little ones, our junior driving offers the perfect starter experience for children 10 and upwards. Good aim? Try your hand with our Clay Pigeon Shooting or archery. The ultimate target sport available for children aged 10 and upwards.

T 01756 748080 W THECONISTONHOTEL.COM

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PIGLETS ADVENTURE FARM YORK, YO32 9ST

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Get ready for a fantastic family day out at Piglets Adventure Farm packed with exciting new attractions and lots of farm fun. Splash your way through summer from 20th July – 1st September as you explore the NEW Beach, boogie on down at daily Foam Parties and lots more! Plus take a Tractor and Trailer Ride to the Bale Play Baaarn, bounce high on the Bouncing Pillows or try your hand at Crazy Golf. See adorable animals and get up close to piglets in the Piglet Maternity Ward. 

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Discover historic houses, museums and galleries across nine attractions with outdoor and indoor fun this summer. Celebrate Lotherton’s 50th year as a museum, see Temple Newsam’s Fantastical Beasts exhibition, make marvellous music at Leeds City Museum and visit the very first Yorkshire Sculpture International. Take part in crafts and games, let off steam in our parks and playgrounds, and get close to animals from across the globe. Many events are free or included with admission.

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Doncaster is packed full of fun and exciting activities for you to enjoy with your family all year round! The town has an amazing history and is best known for its racecourse.

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There are lots of exciting adventures in Doncaster. Whether it’s learning about dinosaurs, pretending to be a pilot, becoming a countryside ranger or finding fairies, there’s so much fun to be had!

Visit our website and work your way through as many of the fun activities as you can!

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HAPPY FAMILIES Fire up your imagination Grimm and Co – Apothecary to the Magical, Rotherham Join a workshop this summer and enjoy creative, imaginative happenings that lead to the joyful discovery of writing for pleasure. Northern Ballet – Puss in Boots, Theatre venues across Yorkshire This ballet has been created especially for young children and families to experience live dance, music and theatre together. The Hepworth, Wakefield Discover an excellent programme of free creative activities for families every weekend and during the school holidays.

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Family Feasts

Banish boredom and bring on brilliant fun at these top picks for teenagers.

These super friendly eateries are the perfect place to take the family for a delicious meal.

Xscape, Castleford Plan your great escape with indoor skiing, sledging, climbing, bowling, escape rooms and a laser zone all on offer.

Moo Café at Farmer Copleys, Pontefract The seasonal menus make the most of the produce grown on the farm. You can also pick your own strawberries to take home!

IMAX at the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford A trip to the cinema will never be the same! Watch the latest blockbuster or documentary exploring our world and beyond in stunning 3D on a 60ft screen. Dexter’s Surf Shop and School, Scarborough Join the Kids Surf Club and learn how to ride those awesome waves! Suitable surfing and safety equipment are always provided along with supervision from qualified surf instructors.

Bizzie Lizzies, Skipton These award winning fish and chips will certainly get your taste buds going. The menu also features a selection of healthier, vegetarian and vegan options. Roots Farm Shop and Café, near Northallerton This super friendly café serves food of the best quality and freshness. Expect delicious homemade pies, cooked breakfasts, freshly baked cakes and hearty Sunday lunches.

attractions for lively little ones Here’s a selection of attractions perfectly suited to keep active younger children entertained! For loads more ideas go to yorkshire.com/littlemonsters

William’s Den, North Cave Explore the Forest Glade, Eagles Nest and the Tree House at this unique indoor play space, constructed from responsibly sourced wood, the den is sure to thrill!

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Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley This award winning farm offers a jampacked day out with a whole host of farm animals and imaginative indoor and outdoor play areas to get stuck in to!

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Grasshoppers at Tong Garden Centre, Bradford Children can bounce on the jumping pillows, play and dig in the giant sandpit, glide down the slides, explore the giant fort and much more!

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Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park There’s an enchanting mix of native and exotic animals and birds to meet, as well as gardens and a woodland trail to discover in stunning Yorkshire countryside.

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National Science and Media Museum, Bradford Budding scientists and engineers will love the exciting opportunities to explore the science of light and sound and to experience the fascinating exhibitions.


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CAN YOU FIND YOUR way out of the Rhubarb Triangle so that YOU can go and make a crumblE?

Where do you learn how to make ice-cream? Sundae school!

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DID YOU KNOW? The Rhubarb Triangle is an area of West Yorkshire between Rothwell, Morley and Wakefield, WHICH is renowned for producing some of the finest forced rhubarb in the uk.

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Watch the ropemaker at work and see how the twist is put in! Have a go at making knots on our Knot Boards and enjoy a 10 minute film about ropemaking. Listen to the braiding machines whizzing round – how many colours can you count? We’re opposite the children’s playground, beside the Dales Countryside Museum car park, (both signposted). Open Monday-Friday all year (closed Sat, Sun, Bank Holidays and Christmas to New Year). Free Admission to the ropeworks!

T 01969 667487 W ROPEMAKERS.com

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THE BOWES MUSEUM BARNARD CASTLE, DL12 8NP

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Calling all LEGO® fans and families! The Bowes Museum is THE place to be this Summer as we turn the Museum into a LEGO® wonderland, with 15 of our most loved objects, including the Silver Swan, recreated by Brick This’ Steve Mayes and you can have a go at making some of them too! Then let your imagination go wild in our LEGO® Creation Station where you can take inspiration from your own collections to build your own Museum of treasures.

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Britain’s biggest and fastest highways cross Yorkshire, making getting here by car or by coach very simple. For details of the quickest (or the most scenic) driving routes see the AA or RAC websites www. theaa.com and www.rac.co.uk. Plan a journey online with Arriva, who have buses running across Yorkshire.

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What do you put around a castle made of cheese? A moat-zarella!

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Inspiring Places Incredible History Step back in time as you stand on the site of one of the most astounding discoveries of modern archaeology at York’s Jorvik Viking Centre. Then get digging yourself to find exciting artefacts from 2000 years of York’s history at Jorvik DIG. Send shivers down your spine as you take in the 7th century gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey overlooking the sea - the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. There are nautical adventures ahoy, as you step aboard a replica of the HM Bark Endeavour at The Endeavour Experience in Whitby. Immerse yourself in life at sea on the ship that Captain James Cook sailed to Australia and the South Pacific. Re-live castle life inside the crumbling walls of Conisbrough Castle and Skipton Castle. Discover their well-preserved medieval history, explore the defences and enjoy games and picnics in the castle grounds.

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RKSHIRE YOMUSEUMS Fascinating and lots of fun. There are so many amazing things to discover that will capture your imagination at these fantastic family friendly museums – history, science, industry, nature and much more.

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National Railway Museum, York All aboard! You are on track to experience the home of iconic trains and an unrivalled collection of locomotive engineering.

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Halifax Have an extraordinary day exploring the hundreds of interactive exhibits that inspire young and enquiring minds to find out about themselves and the world around them.

The Royal Armouries, Leeds Soldier on and explore the extensive collection of arms and armour from across the world and throughout the ages and re-visit extraordinary battle scenes.

Kelham Island, Sheffield The interactive galleries tell the story of life and work in Sheffield – from the Industrial Revolution, through to two world wars. It shows how steelmaking forged both the city of today and the world!

Hull & East Riding Museum, Hull Come face to face with a woolly mammoth, dinosaur bones or a unique Iron Age sword! You’ll be amazed as 35 million years of history is brought to life at one of the most spectacular natural history and archaeology displays in Britain.


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adventure seekers Discover something different in Yorkshire with these inspirational outdoor ideas. North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Dalby – the Great Yorkshire Forest

Yorkshire Arboretum

Hop aboard a steam locomotive for an exhilarating heritage rail journey as it whisks you through the heart of the wild and beautiful North York Moors and relive the magic of Harry Potter.

On the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park, this vast woodland is an ideal destination for families – with extensive cycling and walking trails and adrenaline filled outdoor adventure at Go Ape.

Glorious parkland and lakes are the backdrop for a collection of more than 6,000 trees from around the world. Explore hidden glades, wildflower meadows and go wild in the woodland playground.

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Clip ‘n Climb

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Take to the skies on the white knuckle rides, Eagles Claw and Apollo. And if you still have an appetite for more, there are over 35 rides and attractions at this ultimate family adventure!

If you have a head for heights, this indoor climbing centre with its 32 colourful climbing walls will provide a memorable challenge. Overcome your fears. Keep moving up. Just don’t look down!

Bounce your way around this gigantic indoor park filled with over 100 connected trampolines, interactive games, foam pits, basketball hoops or challenge a friend on the timed assault course.

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MAKE A SPLASH! Perfect pools, big slides, rolling waves and lots of splashy fun can be found at Alpamare waterpark, Scarborough and pirate themed Calypso Cove waterpark, Barnsley – shiver me timbers! Beaches goers should head to the award winning beaches at Whitby and Filey and the picture perfect Robin Hood’s Bay. At North Yorkshire Waterpark near Scarborough, thrill seekers can try kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and get active in the inflatable Aquapark. Hire a rowing boat from Marigold Boating, Knaresborough and cruise along one of the most dramatic river settings in the county.

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Let someone new love your old bike. Donation Stations are located all over Yorkshire.

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How many have you done? We’ve had help from kids just like you to put together a list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ (although lots of them are still great fun when you’re 95 ¾). Head outdoors to one of the National Trust gardens near you like Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens in York, Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal in Ripon and Nostell in Wakefield. Find the perfect tree, hill or corner of wildlife for your next adventure, here are a few ideas to start with.

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Puddles are made for jumping. Pick the perfect spot for you. Clamber over the sprawling limbs of Beningbrough’s secret den.

Make friends with a bug You’ll find plenty of creepy crawlies in the wildflower meadows.

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Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens, YO30 1DD Fountains Abbey & StudleY Royal Water Garden, HD4 3DY Nostell, WF4 1QE

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What lurks beneath the water at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal?

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Discover this family friendly Adventure Park with acres of space to explore. Swing through the trees on the High Ropes course, trek through the woodland on a quad bike or float on a Segway. The Woodland Kingdom is open all summer with the Hollow Tree Woodland Trail, giant tree fort and Swing Park. With dedicated picnic and BBQ areas and acres of woodland to roam and explore we are a fantastic day.

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T 01757 293292 W SUMMITINDOORADVENTURE.CO.UK

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awesome outdoors Yorkshire Dales National Park Explore spectacular limestone valleys, picture postcard villages, wildlife, cascading waterfalls and historic castles. Make sure you see the remarkable Malham Cove and the impressive Aysgarth Falls. Peak District National Park The dramatic landscape of its pretty moorlands and rolling dales or its rich history and heritage, make this a place for memorable adventures. There are miles of cycling and walking trails to explore too.

Wildlife Wonders The Deep, Hull Enter a magical underwater world – this is one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world with a staggering range of marine life to marvel - from small and colourful tropical fish to huge sharks and rays. Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster Meet some of the most amazing animals on the planet. You’ll have a wild time as you encounter polar bears, lions, tigers, giraffes and brown bears. Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife & Falconry Centre, Sheffield Be enchanted by beautiful butterflies, get up close with snakes, lizards and creepy crawlies and meet the mischievous meerkats! Thornton Hall Country Park, near Skipton Experience hands on animal encounters with adorable ponies, llamas and alpacas to name a few. Go wild in the fun filled Wizzick Play Barn, join in the quad biking or one of their special events. Yorkshire’s Dinosaur Coast Grab your bucket and spade! Fantastic fossil hunting, rock pooling and beach combing can be found at beaches along the Jurassic coastline between Runswick Bay and Boggle Hole along with charming seaside villages and towns.

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North York Moors National Park Discover sweeping scenery of this special place whatever the time of year. Experience spectacular views from Sutton Bank, walk a stretch of the stunning Cleveland Way or in summer see the purple heather carpet the moors. Woodland Trust The Woodland Trust manage multiple wooded areas across the county like Nidd Gorge between Harrogate and Knaresborough, Hackfall Woods near Masham, the ancient Skipton Castle Woods and Ecclesall Woods in Sheffield and many more. Standedge Tunnel, Huddersfield Hard hats at the ready as you step onboard a narrowboat and take a trip through Britain’s longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel, hidden deep beneath the Pennine countryside.

LOL!

How do you make an octopus laugh? With TEN-tickles!


DESIGN YOUR OWN

YOU WILL NEED:

SCISSORS and glue A GROWN-UP HELPER colouring CRAYONS A BIG IMAGINATION

MY MONSTER IS CALLED:

ADD SOME MORE EYES

TRY TO USE ALL THESE COLOURS

REMEMBER TO SHARE YOUR CREATIONS #YMONSTERS

ANSWERS FROM PAGE 4: YORKSHIRE DALES • CONISBROUGH CASTLE • HUMBER BRIDGE SALTS MILL • STAITHES • NORTH YORK MOORS


Family time means a lot but it shouldn’t cost a lot. Leeds to London for £99 with the LNER Family Return. Up to two adults and four children, book up to a week before travel.

Book at LNER.co.uk/family

Book at least seven days in advance of outward journey. Available on LNER services only, subject to availability.

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