Days Out Ryedale and Thirsk

Parks & Playgrounds

Agility is York’s first indoor obstacle course fitness park. We offer a range of classes for all age groups and sessions to suit everyone. Click here for our schedule. The park consists of a ninja warrior obstacle course. ninja gym and toddlers classes and two gym studios providing a huge range of activities and training sessions for toddlers, pre school, juniors, high school and adults. With a large café and bar on two floors we cater for a wide range of parties, functions, events and group sessions.

Agility is the perfect place for your child’s birthday party. Fun on the course, grip socks, food and drink included. Prices start from £13.95pp.

Bespoke packages for any occasion, corporate events and team building days can be catered for email for details.

01904 948416
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A day out with the kids at Castle Howard is full of adventure and intrigue.

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. They’re curious about humans too and want to explore and play with them. Join them in the treetops of Yorkshire’s most magical adventure playground, Skelf Island.

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.

Skelf Island is included in a gardens ticket.

Read the Mumbler Review HERE

01653 648333
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North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3HT
Open from 10am, check website for days open and closing times

Lightwater Valley boasts over 40 rides and attractions. Hungry families can enjoy a variety of food and drink options, including the Big Fish Trading Company, Luigi’s Pizza Restaurant; the Grill Café burgers; plus ice cream, donuts and lots more. And the Park’s gift shops offer a variety of souvenirs at pocket-money prices.

01765 635321
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Ampleforth Park

Lovely big park that has recently benefited from investment and has loads of new equipment. The old has been removed or refurbished, and there’s a new perimeter fence. Great to kick a ball about in. Postcode to find it is York YO62 4DJ.

Mumbler recommended SR 2018

Burythorpe Sports Field and Play Area

Small playground with a mix of wooden equipment, suitable for all ages.

3 Church View, Burythorpe, Malton YO17 9LD

Ebberston Park

Lovely park with fun play equipment. There is a red box near the gate for donations in order to maintain the park and the equipment in good condition.

Back Ln, Ebberston, Scarborough YO13 9NJ

“I can highly recommend the park in Ebberston. Just taken my boy there for a change of scenery and it’s fab – lots to do” Mumbler recommended 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Fangfoss – Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park is a wonderful natural play area open with large open spaces. Lots of different equipment and activities. You can find it by walking down the lane next to the Carpenters Arms pub beer garden.

Jubilee Park York, Back Ln, Fangfoss, York YO41 5QQ

Website: Jubilee Park

Fimber playground

There is a great park at Fimber roundabout on the B1248.

Accessible car park

Forest Holidays Cropton & Keldy

Great place to bike. The two sites are connected. At either site there is free parking and a play ground as well as a lovely café. Well behaved dogs are welcome too!

Forest Holidays, Keldy Cabins, Cawthorne YO18 8HW

Forest Holidays Cropton,  Cropton, Nr Pickering. YO18 8ES

Helmsley – The Limes Play Area

Children’s play area with small range of equipment, set within a residential area.

Helmsley, York YO62 5DT

Hovingham Community Playground

Hovingham Playground is a child’s paradise. Hidden away at the extremities of Hovingham village, in an extremely wonderful location you will find a well kept adventure playground with equipment for toddlers to teens. It also includes picnic tables, benches and a covered shelter, so all the family can enjoy themselves.

Located off Brookside, and near to the Hovingham Cemetery, York YO62 4LG

Kirkbymoorside Play Park & Skate Park

Lovely large park, but no shade from the sun.  Also includes a skatepark.

Old Rd, Kirkbymoorside, York YO62 6LP
Mumbler recommended 2017 VH, SWE

Malton – Rainbow Lane Park

Big park with lots of play equipment for a variety of ages, including adult exercise equipment.

Rainbow Lane, Malton, YO17 7BU

Nawton Park

Lovely park with lots of play equipment for all ages, plus wildlife area. Free car park as well.

Nawton, York YO62 7RF

Norton – Burdale Close Playgound

Small play area suitable for toddlers and young children, located in a residential area.

Burdale Cl, Norton, Malton YO17 9DG

Norton – Eastfield Road Playground

Lovely park with great play equipment for most ages as well as a large open playing field to kick a ball around.

Eastfield Rd, Norton, Malton YO17 9JS

Mumbler recommended August ’17 SJB, JD

Norton – Riverside Playground

Lovely park in Norton, tarmacked and probably more suitable for younger children with a nice range of equipment.

Riverside View, Norton, Malton, YO17 9RB

Norton – Skate Park

Skate park in Norton with lots of different sized ramps, suitable for all ages.

Norton Rd, Malton YO17 9RA

Pickering – Community Park

Fabulous recently refurbished park with zip wire and a fort! Also toilets nearby and lots of picnic benches, plus fields to run around in.

54 Woodlands Park, Pickering YO18 7HJ

Pickering – Garden Way Park

Small enclosed park in a residential area.

Garden Way, Pickering YO18 8BG

Pickering – Hawthorne Lane Park

Large play area for older and preschool children alike.

Hawthorn Ln, Pickering YO18 7HP

Pickering – Manor Drive Park

Large play area with a smaller fenced area for pre-school ages. Includes newly installed zip wire.

Manor Dr, Pickering YO18 8DF

Pickering – Paddock Close Park

Small enclosed park with nice range of equipment, in a residential area.

Paddock Close, Pickering YO18 8BH

Scarborough – Peasholm Park

Peasholm Park Scarborough, North Yorkshire is open for everyone to enjoy all year round, 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Entrance to the Park, which is never closed, is free. Within the park is a boating lake with an island to explore in the middle.  There are also lots of pathways leading around the park and surrounding woodlands.  Also a café & toilets.

There are dinosaurs & fairies on the loose in Peasholm Park! Grab your mobile phone and take your children along to play our Augmented Reality Dinosaur Safari and Winter Fairy Fun. The Love Exploring app is free to download

Victoria Park Ave, Scarborough YO12 7QZ
01723 500954

Sheriff Hutton Play Area

Children’s play park with good range of equipment next to the village hall.

Finkle St, Sheriff Hutton, York YO60 6RD

Mumbler recommended 2017 CB, NS

Snainton Playground

Children’s play park with good range of equipment for all ages. Safe from the road, access through the cricket club car park.

Snainton, Scarborough YO13 9BD

Mumbler recommended 2017

Sutton Bank Adventure Play Area

Play area at the Sutton Bank National Park Centre, with natural landscape features to provide a place for adventure and fun for younger children.

North York Moors National Park, Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EH

Swinton Play Ground

The Reading Rooms, High St, Swinton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6SL

Thirsk – Children’s Play Park

Children’s play park and playground in Thirsk. Set in a residential area with a nice range of equipment.

Hambleton Pl, Thirsk YO7 1DY

Thirsk – Norby Park

Children’s play park and wildlife area in Thirsk.

Thirsk YO7 1BG

Thornton Le Dale – Manthorpe Park & Skate Park

Lovely park, set within a perimeter fence in a residential area. Really good range of equipment for all ages, including a skate park.

1 Roxby Rd, Thornton Dale, Pickering YO18 7SX

Westow Play Park

Wooden style playground ideal for children of all ages, with enclosed area for younger kids. Head down church lane and you will find the park.

Church Ln, York YO60

Whitby – Pannett Park

Pannett Park is an historic ornamental park and has Whitby Museum on it’s grounds, along with gardens, floral clock, lily pond and a children’s play area. Access from Bagdale and Chubb Hill Road

Whitby YO21 1RE

York Designer Outlet Undercover Adventure Playground

Covered adventure play area located near the East Entrance of York Designer Outlet. Let the kids slide, climb and crawl around. Food outlets and toilets available inside the designer outlet.

St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York,YO19 4TA