School Holidays

Summer School Holiday Activities

Activities and events running across the School Summer Holidays 2020 in Hull and the East Riding

Featured Listing

Balloon Tree Farm PYO

Keep a look out for the seasonal treats on the new Winter menu in the newly extended cafe, incorporating pumpkin and squashes into all sorts of delicious dishes. We have the usual supply of homegrown superfresh fruit and vegetables available in the farmshop, as well as super tasty homemade ready meals & soups and award winning cakes.

A great family outing – relax in the landscaped cafe garden, blankets available to keep cosy on the cooler days, while the children play in the newly renovated play area.

Stamford Bridge Road (A166), Gate Helmsley YO41 1NB (One mile west of Stamford Bridge). 01759 373023. For more information email info@theballoontree.co.uk or visit their website here. You can also find them on Facebook here.


Featured Listing

Beetle Bank Open Farm – School Holiday Activities

beetle bank farm york

Details of October 2019 half term activities coming soon.

Open 9.30am/10am to 5pm. £6 per person, under 2s free. Family of 4 £22 (annual pass £120), family of 5 £26 (annual pass £150).

Beetle Bank Open Farm Moor Lane, Murton, York YO19 5XD. 01904 488796. info@beetlebankopenfarm.co.uk. For more info visit their website here.


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Saramique Studio

saramique studio pottery painting hullDetails of next school holiday activities coming soon.

  • No compromises – no matter the size and shape of your family or friendship group, ALL of you can enjoy your visit. Blank ceramic choices for all ages, abilities and personalities.
  • Rain or shine – your activity isn’t dependent upon the Great British weather! Paint indoors or outside, in our lovely painting garden…the choice is yours.
  • Creating pots of memories – aside from the fun of the experience itself (including a behind the scenes look at our workshop processes) you are creating unique pottery as well as making wonderful memories, with your crew!
  • Also check out our workshops, Kids Clay Club, on the School Holiday Workshops, Clubs & Camps page.

Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm…walk-in or pre-book…we cannot wait to meet you! 9 South Lane, Hessle, HU13 0RS. 01482 641419, enquiries@saramiquestudio.co.uk. For more information visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.


Active Coast

Active Coast offers activities designed to explore, join in and enjoy the iconic East Yorkshire coastline. In Bridlington, Withernsea, Hornsea and Hull…details of next school holidays activities coming soon.

For more information call 01482 395320/678255


Animal Education Centre

The Animal Education Centre is located at East Park and sometimes holds craft events for children during school holidays.

Details of next school holidays coming soon.

Some are free and some have a small charge. For more information about any of these events call 01482 300300 or have a look on our Events Calendar.

Holderness Road, Hull, HU8 8JU


Burnby Hall Gardens

Details of next school holidays coming soon.

Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, The Balk, Pocklington, York, YO42 2QF. 01759 307125.


East Riding Libraries – Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge runs every summer in the 6 weeks holiday at most libraries in the East Riding.

For more information contact your local library.


Far Ings Nature Reserve October Half Term Activities

Far Ings is a Nature Reserve just over the Humber Bridge near Barton.

Details of October 2019 half term activities coming soon.

Call 01652 637055 or email faringseducation@lincstrust.co.uk

Far Ings Road, Barton, DN18 5RG


One-Off Events & Activities

You can also find details of all one-off family events and activities happening over the school holidays by day in the Mumbler Events Calendar here.


School Holiday Childcare – Camps, Workshops and Clubs

You can find a list of all the workshops, camps and clubs running across the school holidays on the  Holiday Clubs & Workshops page here.


Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition usually runs from June to September at Treasure House in Beverley.

Admission to the exhibition is free.

Champney Rd, Beverley HU17 8HE


York Maze

The UKs biggest maize maze. Over 20 rides, attractions and shows. Open for the summer school holidays! 2019 opening dates: 13th July to 2nd September 2019, 10am – 6.30pm (last admission 4.30pm).

Dunnington Lodge, Elvington Lane, York, YO19 5LT.