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Family Fun at the Races

Family Fun at the Races Let me start with this one crucial piece of information – KIDS GO FREE!  So now I’ve got your attention I can tell you more about the family fun you can have at the races.   There are nine racecourses in Yorkshire and each one hosts at least one family…

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Our Summer Holiday on P&O’s Hull Ferry to Holland!

For the last few years we’ve been using the P&O ferry from Hull to Holland for our summer holiday. The price of a UK break or holidays abroad during the school holidays are ridiculous but the Hull ferry is a very reasonably priced way to get abroad, something of a ‘best kept secret’ for holidays….

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Family Fun at Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest is situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park. It is an ideal destination for families, walkers, cyclists and outdoor adventure with: 13 walking trails (including easy access) 6 cycling trails 4 running trails 2 play areas Go Ape for Treetop Challenge, Treetop Adventure and Forest Segway Cafés Multiple BBQ and…

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It’s Nearly Time for Freedom Festival 2019!

Roll up for Freedom Festival 2019, Hull’s award-winning arts festival for the whole family. Hull’s award-winning family arts festival is back, only this year the fun begins on Wednesday 28th August until 1st September 2019. Come enjoy the last few days of the summer holiday for free. Visit to view the full programme, but…

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Our Day Out at Sewerby Hall

This week we kicked off the school holidays with a day trip to visit Sewerby Hall & Gardens, near Bridlington. My son had a school trip here last year and has been asking to go back I havent been for a while so I took my 2 children and met a friend there (the lovely…

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The Best Summer Holiday Offers & Passes 2019

Summer can be an expensive time – the kids are off school and the cost of day trips, food and activities can all mount up. Here’s the best of our local offers and some ideas for places to go that have an annual pass so, once you’ve paid once, going again is free….   Mumbler’s…

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Stockeld Summer Adventure – 10% Off with Mumbler!

We know how tricky it can be looking for fun family activities to entertain everyone, particularly in the summer when the children have a whole 6 weeks off school! Life can get a little crazy and busy mums and dads don’t always have the time to create Pinterest-worthy activities. Luckily, Stockeld Park are experts in…

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Life and Loom Opens in Hull

New social enterprise Life and Loom, based on Boulevard, Hull, got in touch to tell Mumbler all about themselves and how they are helping adults with additional needs in Hull skills and work……..   Life and Loom is a social and therapeutic weaving studio established by Fynn and Holly Hopper. The couple have recently moved…

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New Summer Fun at Piglets Adventure Farm

NEW for 2019, explore The Beach at Piglets Adventure Farm! From 20th July – 1st September Piglets Adventure Farm is full of unmissable family fun, with fantastic Foam Parties, Maize Maze Challenge, amazing magic shows and incredible circus acrobatics, you won’t want to miss it! Get discounted tickets online at! Grab your swimwear and sunhat as Piglets…

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Local theatre company create 4 original family musicals to introduce children to the arts

I’ve loved taking my children to East Riding Theatre in Beverley to watch some of the children’s shows that She Productions have put on in the past. I took my son to see The Three Kingdoms when it was first shown in 2015 and he still talks about the show now. I took both of…

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