Adventure! Endurance! Extraordinary Seamanship! Survival against the odds!

Captain Cook Memorial Museum Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, North Yorkshire

The story begins at the handsome 17th century harbourside house now the Captain Cook Memorial Museum. This is where the great explorer, James Cook, came to serve his apprenticeship in Whitby in the year 1746. It belonged to Cook's master, the Quaker ship owner, Captain John Walker. When the young Cook was not at sea, he […]

Self-Drive Boats

City Cruises York The Boatyard, Lendal Bridge, York, North Yorkshire

Fancy being the skipper of your very own boat?! Of course you do – so let us help you by giving you the (very Instagram-able!) opportunity to captain your very own self-drive motor boat.

Pirate Ship and Pop-up Beach

Bolton Abbey Bolton Abbey, Skipton

Our magnificent pirate ship will be returning from the high seas this summer and will be moored on the ‘pop-up’ beach on the bank of the River Wharfe, outside the Cavendish Pavilion. Let your little ones imagine they have taken to the high seas by captaining our wooden galleon. Once on deck little pirates can […]

Summer Fun at Eureka

Eureka! The National Children's Museum Discovery Rd, Halifax

This summer at Eureka! you can expect something new every single day over the school holidays... The play experts at #TeamEureka! have planned 44 days of performers, activities and, well, FUN! Each day they’ll be joined by a different performer or show-host: Learn the basics of domestic plumbing and make skyscrapers out of spaghetti…  Work […]

The Maize Maze and Summer Fun

Sledmere House Sledmere, Driffield

Sledmere Maize Maze and summer fun returns for the 2022 summer holidays. The fantastic Sledmere maize maze is back this summer holiday for even more fun and adventures. Come and explore the 4 acres of maize maze and enjoy the activities in the play paddocks such as Frisbee golf, footpool, sandpits, footgolf and more, there […]

Down on the Farm

Sledmere House Sledmere, Driffield

Join us for a fun filled family day out ‘Down on the Farm’. A special chance to meet the goats, sheep, pigs and horses who live on the Rare Breed Conservation Farm Park, along with some of their friends who will be with us for the day. Our accredited Conservation Farm Park is hosting an […]

The Romance of the Railway

Masham Art Gallery Masham Gallery, 24 Market Place, Masham

We're delighted to welcome Ian Scott Massie's solo exhibition The Romance of the Railway. A collection of watercolours and screenprints he has been working on for over 3 years. We are only able to showcase just part of the exhibition (hopefully it will all be available in a larger venue soon) but you can see […]

Open Water Festival

Booking is now open for you to join us at our family-friendly Open Water Festival at the beautiful Manvers Lake this September We are proud that our Open Water Festivals cater for a wonderful mix of ages, so whether you are 10 or 110, a beginner or an experienced international, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome […]