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Springtime at Lotherton

Book ahead to secure your slot to visit Lotherton this Easter. The grounds and gardens will be open throughout the holidays and we will be re-opening Wildlife World from Monday 12 April. BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE.

Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB. Tel:  0113 378 2959

Springtime online with Lotherton

Spring into the Easter holidays with our online activity pack. Inspired by the collections at Lotherton including artwork from Lotherton Hall Museum and the Peony Priest which you can see in the gardens. We’ve also got some fun activities for you to do in your local green spaces including a springtime spotter sheet to help you identity the wide range of flowers and edible plants that are blooming at this time of year.

Lego in Wonderland available April 2nd

Curiouser & Curiouser… Follow Leeds Libraries Lego Club down the rabbit-hole to a topsy-turvy world you can explore in your own home. You will build your way through an escape game inspired by the children’s classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Create games, complete challenges and unlock a secret video as part of an interactive adventure pack. Sign up and try it out at your own pace during the Easter holidays – you’ll be grinning from ear to ear like the Cheshire Cat by the end!

You will be provided with a PDF version of a paper pack of activities to go along with video content. Enjoy with your own Lego at home. From Monday 29th March you will receive a link to your digital pack, including information on how to access a physical copy from your local library if you are unable to print at home.


Online Easter Holidays – Rubbish Crafts!

Date/Time: 07 – 17 April 2021

Venue Leeds City Museum

Join Leeds City Museum online this Easter for lots of RUBBISH activities to use up some recyclable materials in your home.

Join us online for Live crafts on a Tuesday, Sensory Storytime on a Wednesday and have a go at the activity ideas we’re sharing on social media on Thursdays and Saturdays. Perfect for keeping the kids entertained before or after outdoor adventures, or on a rainy day!

  • Wednesday 7th April: Sensory Storytime: Jellyfish and Plastic bags
  • Thursday 8th April: Make a Recycled Magazine Kite
  • Saturday 10th April: Turn an old T-shirt into a Terrific T-shirt Bag
  • Tuesday 13th April: LIVE online Banana carving craft!
  • Wednesday 14th April: Sensory Storytime: Polar Bear and the Planet
  • Thursday 15th April: Paper Plant Pots with Spectacular Sunflowers
  • Saturday 17th April: Radiant Recycled Rainbows

Read more about these great events here.

Millenium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH. Tel: 0113 224 3732


Take a ride on the miniature railway at Pugneys Country Park! It’s a great addition to a walk around the lake and play in the adventure playground!

11am – 4pm (will be closed in inclement weather)

Asdale Road, Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 7EQ

07885 930523


A FREE download to keep your little ones entertained whilst your out for your Spring Walks!

Download the PDF file here

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


Head to Temple Newsam for the Easter holidays and make the most of the sunshine in 1500 acres of outdoor gardens, parkland and woodland. Temple Newsam Tearooms remains open for takeaways too with loads of tatsy chocolate treats and locally sourced snacks.

Home Farm reopens on 12 April with lots of lovely spring time babies but admissions will be limited at this present time. It’s essential to pre book ahead of your visit and more details will be released soon via the Temple Newsam website and social media channels. On drizzly days get stuck into some eggcellent crafts brought to you by the expert learning and education team at Temple Newsam! Activity packs will be available to download via the ‘activities for kids’ webpage and released on social media over the school holidays. Packs include crafts, puzzles, spotter sheets and colouring activities along with lots of fascinating facts about the house and farm!

Temple Newsam Rd, Leeds LS15 0AE

0113 336 7461


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.

Easter Egg Hunt at Nostell Priory

Pick up your trail map from the tent in the gardens to head off on a family adventure through the wild woods over the Bank Holiday weekend. You don’t need to book your Easter trail but you will need to pre-book your Easter visit. Tickets are released every Friday, so you won’t be able to book your Easter visit until Friday 26 March.

Nostell Priory, Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wragby, Wakefield WF4 1QE.

Easter Trail at Thorp Perrow Arboretum Wildlife Park

Saturday 27th March until Sunday 18th April, 10am-4pm.

Spring has sprung at Thorp Perrow and the Easter Bunny has been busy baking some yummy treats; but oh no! he seems to have lost some of the ingredients… can you explore the Arboretum to find them and complete the recipe?

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale DL8 2PS. Tel: 01677 425323

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

Stockeld Park at Easter

Tingley Easter Trail

Saturday 3nd April- Sunday 4th April (10am-5pm)
West Ardsley Little Free Library have teamed up with The Hare & Hounds to bring you some awesome family fun this Easter 🌸
The Easter Bunny will be laying a trail of 10 Famous Bunnies starting at Redwood Farm , and finishing at The Hare and Hounds ( final route TBA)
Print off your answer sheet from the West Ardsley Little Free Library Facebook group, or collect one from the little library on the day , only one sheet is needed per family 👍🏼
Follow the trail and take your completed answer sheet to the Hare and Hounds Pit Stop Trailer Bar … if you have all 10 correct ? … you will receive an Easter egg / chocolate trea

Tropical World Online Escape Rooms

You may not be able to visit us this half term but you can ‘escape’ to to enjoy a taste of the tropics and learn about the animals that live there from the comfort of your own home! 🐍🐒🦋

Download the free activity for younger animal lovers aged 5 to 7 here👉

If you missed our escape room for kids between ages 8 -11, have a go for free here👉

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is the UK’s leading open-air art gallery, with 500 acres of beautiful historic parkland and six indoor galleries

Now open – advance booking essential.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Re-opening Monday 12th April

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a unique walk through wildlife park located just outside Doncaster. The wildlife attraction brings families in touch with some of the world’s most beautiful – and at risk – species. Open daily, special events throughout the year. Accessible site. Admission charges apply. Find us online for more information.