Days Out Ryedale

Things to do on a Rainy Day

In line with Government guidance on COVID-19 and the recommendation to avoid gatherings and crowded places, many of our local family days out are looking at closing to the public. For any of the listings on here please check with the venue if it is open or closed before attending.

I am endeavouring to keep the listings as up to date as possible but please check with venues first, thanks for your understanding at this crazy time, Team Mumbler.

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Why not get creative in the kitchen with your little ones. Check out the Recipes under the Parents header. There are fun recipes like play dough and salt dough as well as things to eat.

If you have any recipes you would like to share with fellow Mumblers, please email for inclusion on the website.

Featured Listing

Palace Cinema

Malton Palace Cinema
01653 600008
Adult: £7.50
Concession: £6.50 before 7pm, £7 after 7pm
Tea matinee: £6.50 Full, £5.60 Concession
Booking fee: 40p
3D Glasses Maintenance Fee: £1.20



Opening times are :

Tuesday 10am – 3pm
Wednesday 10am – 3pm
Thursday 10am – 11.30am
Friday 10am – 11.30am
Saturday 10am – 3pm

Sit down painting is available during these times and we are still offering all items to takeaway.

Booking is advised to avoid disappointment and masks to be worn.

Other times are available, just message or call 07419 137354 to arrange and I will do my best to accommodate.

Currently CASH only

3 Market Street, Malton. YO17 7LY

07419 137354


The Week Junior have launched an “activity hub” with loads of FREE resources for kids. There is something for everyone with activities, easy to follow recipes, games, colouring, exercises and much more
Great for a rainy day….

We have written a blog with suggestions as to what to do on a rainy day at home (mainly using stuff you have readily available)….HERE


AGILITY is one of the most exciting and unique centres for fitness in the UK. The main feature is two ninja warrior style obstacle courses catering for the whole family.

London Ebor Business Park
Millfield Lane
York, YO26 6QY

01904 340495

Bridlington Leisure Wold


  • 25 metre six- lane swimming pool.
  • 13m x 7m learner pool with a moveable floor.
  • Splash Zone to include waterplay features and two interactive water slides connected to the learner pool.
  • Leisure World, Promenade, Bridlington YO15 2QQ
  • Phone: 01262 606715
  • “Lovely pool with lots to entertain the kids. Not too expensive either. The designated times worked well for us, prevent you staying too long. Climbing wall is really fun! Café is nice as well.” SF ’17


Captain Barney’s

Outside playground, seating area and cafe for takeaway only opens Monday 6th July 2020.

Pre-booked basis, from Monday to Saturday each week.
To ensure social distancing, 8 tables available to book in 2 hour slots each day as follows:
10am – 12pm
12:15pm – 2:15pm
2:30pm – 4:30pm
There is no charge to book or enter, we simply ask that you book to avoid disappointment.

14 Railway Street, Malton, YO17 7NR
01653 691936

Forest Holidays at Cropton & Keldy

Good place for a rainy day! As pottery painting if available and a lovely cafe

Forest Holidays, Forest Holidays, Keldy Cabins, Cawthorne YO18 8HW

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

Ideas for a Rainy Day

Do you have any good ideas as to what to do on a rainy day or know of a great place to visit on a rainy day in or around Ryedale?  If yes, please tell us about it here so we can add it to the list.

Kemps General Store

Going on holiday, a long journey or need entertainment for a rainy day?
Stop by to see our collection of card games, activity books, bugs spotting, art projects, seaside and gardening activities, colouring books and packs, biscuit cutters, model making and much more to make great projects for rainy days and long journeys. Lots of ideas and things to help entertain kids!

Kemps General Store
13 Market Place Malton YO177LP
01653 693577

Mini Monsterz Indoor Play

Indoor soft play area with junior, toddler and baby areas.
Every evening from 6pm Laser Tag is run.
Customer café.
Party packages are available.
5-8 Newchase Court, Hopper Hill Rd, Scarborough, YO11 3YS
(01723) 586665

The Kirk Theatre

A variety of productions by Pickering Musical Society and films.
The Kirk Theatre,
North Yorkshire
YO18 7DL
Telephone: 01751 474833

The Ritz Cinema, Thirsk

16 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS

Tel: 01845 524751

Programme starts every evening at 7.30pm, matinees at 2.30pm

Doors open 30 minutes earlier.

Ticket prices: Adults £5, Under 15s and seniors £4.

Matinees and all Monday tickets £4

Twiggy’s Play

Twiggy’s is a play centre located in Thirsk for under 10’s based on the Yorkshire countryside.

Term Time Opening times: During School Holidays we Open at 10am
Monday 9am – 4pm
Tuesday 9am – 4pm
Wednesday 9am – 4pm
Thursday 10am- 4pm
Friday 10am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

Unit 2, Concept Business Park, Allendale Road, Thirsk YO7 3NY
01845 523553

York Creepy Crawlies

Social distancing measures for COVID 19 in place

The Web Adventure Park, Wigginton Road, York. YO32 2RH.
01904 692221

Inside – Huge soft play including football area and miniature houses to explore.
Outside – large outdoor playground, including sandpit and water, plus animals to see

York Designer Outlet Undercover Adventure Playground

Adventure Playground
Will you ride down the slide? Crawl through the tunnel? Or scale the cargo net? Our adventure playground is open all day to children aged between three and six years old, located outside the East entrance. All undercover and a handy diversion during shopping.
Food outlets and toilets available inside the designer outlet
St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York,YO19 4TA,
Telephone: 01904 682700