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Piglets Adventure Farm Review

By Ruth Scarlett One of Mumblers has sent a review in having recently visited Piglets Adventure Farm. “Well its exactly a year since our last visit to Piglets Adventure Farm and this year it’s bigger and better! We were very lucky with the weather though which does make a huge difference there is loads to…

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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 day throughout the year.  The…

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SHH Safe Health Happy

**40% off offer on till the end of August** so do book straight away HERE Tess is a registered Health Visitor and mother of 4 children who moved down from Scotland at the end of 2018. Running Safe Healthy Happy outside of her job she hopes to bring empowerment to families and individuals who are…

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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. 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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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Last week, several Mumblers popped along to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park for one of their Wildlife Safari Nights with Live Music. This included a visit to the park in the day. Read some of their reviews here: We had a fantastic day out at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, with our daughter who is 7 years old…

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They Said…. Fostering North Yorkshire

Some of the children and young people in our care talked to us about what they felt were the things they really valued about their foster carers…here’s what they said:   ‘They give me love and support’ ‘Listening to me is really important’ ‘They want to get to know me’ ‘Treating me as part of…

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Learning new skills as a budding Beningbrough garden apprentice

York Mumbler, Emily and her mini-mumblers recently visited Beningbrough learning new skills as garden apprentices “My girls are pretty interested in getting out in the garden – it helps having a dad who is more than a little bit green fingered, so we were thrilled that a visit to Beningbrough on Monday meant we had…

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Join the Refill Revolution

Can you REALLY tell the difference between tap and bottled water? 🚰🤷 When UK tap water is safe to drink, tastes just as good and can save you money and the planet – it’s a sensible switch to make! In Malton, many shops and businesses are signing up. This is the current list so do…

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10 Days Out Ideas for the Summer Holidays

If you fancy a day out over the summer holidays we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ ideas either within Ryedale and the Coastal area or within an hours drive (ish?!).  Hopefully, the amazing weather will continue over the holidays but if not, we’ve also included indoor activities too. 1. Northwood Trail Northwood Trail is nestled in…

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Billy Shakes

Billy Shakes – Wonderboy! Billy Shakes and his two friends tell the story of the Big Bard’s childhood and how he discovered his ability to be the famous playwright we know him as today. We hadn’t visited Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre before and it didn’t disappoint, what a great structure bringing the sense of Elizabethan times….

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Sewerby Hall & Gardens

We’ve had a great day out today at Sewerby Hall and Gardens! I used to go annually when I was little and it’s a long time since I last went – Safe to say, we had a great time and it was just as lovely as I remembered! We met the lovely Hull and East…

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Family Racing at Ripon this August

Family Brick Adventure (Lego day) Monday 5th August 2019 At our inaugural Family Brick Adventure we are offering tutorials by Lego experts for FREE! There will be four one hour long tutorials each for 30 people in the Course enclosure so arrive early to get your name down! We have lots of entertainment for all the…

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A Great Yorkshire Day Out

It can be quite difficult finding new things to do with the family, without stretching the budget and that’s why a day out at the races can be the perfect choice. With the modern comforts of technology, we are all guilty of neglecting the importance of a day spent in the fresh air. A day…

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The lighter way to enjoy Summer – FREE or low cost ideas!

Keeping the Mini Mumblers happy throughout the Summer Holiday doesn’t need to be expensive, with these Fun but FREE (or LOW COST) activities and events. Ryedale Libraries A Summer full of free events and activities at Ryedale’s libraries. There’s a reading challenge and whole programme of events – see the mumbler blog HERE for all…

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Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019 for children from 4 to 12 years old.

Looking for ways to keep your child reading over summer? Join the library’s Summer Reading Challenge and they will have lots of fun along the way! The Summer Reading Challenge is a national initiative to encourage primary age children to continue to read throughout the summer holidays. Research has shown that the Summer Reading Challenge…

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Mumbler Exclusive Flash Sale for Stockeld Summer Adventure

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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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 pigletsadventurefarm.com!   Grab your swimwear…

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Driffield Show – The Show with something for everyone.

The gates will be opening on Wednesday, 17th July for the spectacle that is the Driffield Show.  This year the Driffield Show will celebrate its 144th   year, with its winning formula of  celebrating the traditional and embracing the future the Driffield Show has earned its place as a ‘ must do’ event on the calendars of…

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Skelf Island: An Amazing New Playground at Castle Howard

The eldest Mini-Mumbler, Henry, just loved his visit to Skelf Island, so much so, he insisted that he would write the review. We have all been so excited since we learnt that a new exciting playground was on its way, added to by the arrival of a beautiful invitation complete with wax seal, the children…

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Great British Racing Under 18’s Race Free Campaign

More than 75% of parents in Yorkshire say cost prevents children from participating in outdoor activities Parents want children to spend more time outdoors during the summer holidays and call for more cost-effective options A new study has revealed that 78% of parents in Yorkshire believe there aren’t enough low-cost activities available for children during…

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Review of Northwood Trail, England’s Fairy Sanctuary

Northwood is a new attraction between Buttercrambe and Stamford Bridge. It is unique and we had great fun following the fairy trail spotting the lovely houses and handiwork belonging to fairies, pixies, elves and goblins. Northwood is about fostering a connection to nature, at its most beautiful and magical. You need to take your imaginations…

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Ronan Keating at Castle Howard Flash Giveaway

10 pairs of tickets to giveaway on Sunday 4th August 2019 – enter here Boyzone star Ronan Keating will be headlining a concert in the grounds of the spectacular Castle Howard on Sunday 4th August 2019. 2019 sees Ronan Keating starting his 26th year in the music industry, making him something of an anomaly in…

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Fantastic summer events at Humble Bee Farm

Humble Bee Farm is nestled in the Yorkshire Wolds near to Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast. They have a range of accommodation on their working farm from luxury cottages to Wigwam® Cabins, Yurts and standard camping. For guests at farm, they also a Nature Trail, playground and sports field and they also put on extra…

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Could you help a young person like Beth?

Could you help a young person like Beth? She’s just had a huge row with her mum – things haven’t been good for some time now. Since mum’s new boyfriend moved in, in fact. It all ended with doors slamming and lots of shouting, and Beth throwing some of her favourite things into a suitcase…

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Prize draw for a Wolds Way Lavender Family Annual Pass

Win a Wolds Way Lavender Family Annual Pass You can win a family pass for 2 adults and 3 children, valid for the remainder of the year, value £81. Our unique family run Lavender Farm has evolved over the years to provide an amazing day out for all the family. Our Giant Games Maze, Nature…

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Teacher Gifts

Seriously – how quick is this year going?  It’s nearly the end of the school year already!  Children and teachers across of the country rejoice, whilst, lets face it – us parents are slightly terrified about the thought of keeping these little ones entertained for the next six-to-eight weeks! So let’s hear it for those…

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Wuthering Heights at Castle Howard

Wuthering Heights at Castle Howard is something I have been looking forward to for some time. As I looked out the window last night as the rain poured, I truly hoped the weather forecast was right and it was going to fair up….it did! The setting was perfect in the walled gardens of Castle Howard….

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Singing Fingers

A lovely Mumbler has sent this great review of Singing Fingers….   I’ve been taking my 2 children to Singing Fingers since the classes started in October. They had just turned 1 & 2 at the time.    The classes are multi generational & held at the Beaumont care home in Stamford Bridge. The residents…

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Free Sports Masterclasses followed by a Family Fun Day

On Saturday 29th June, we are throwing open our doors at Terrington Hall School to welcome all children who don’t attend the school, to come and take part in a sports morning with top coaches! The classes are open to children aged 6-8 years, from 9am to midday, and are a great way to come…

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Win tickets to Castle Howard’s Proms

With its Spitfire flypast, rousing music and stunning fireworks and laser show, the spectacular Castle Howard Proms always provides a night to remember – and we have 2 family tickets (2 adults and 2 children) to give away for this year’s Proms on Saturday 3 August.   The North’s most prestigious al fresco Proms event…

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SeBeau Health Visiting

Are you looking for Ante Natal Classes in Ryedale or surrounding areas? Look no further, SeBeau Health Visiting are running a great class at the lovely Bumpkins, just outside Stamford Bridge. Caring for your Baby This course is written by Kim an experienced Health Visitor using her experience of visiting families with newborn babies to…

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The Mile Campsite Open Day & Summer Fun

The Mile in Pocklington is a farm shop selling local Yorkshire produce, gifts and personalised items in their photo centre and a lovely café, Smile café, with indoor soft play and an outdoor play area which I take my kids to often. They also have a great campsite…. Campsite at The Mile If you fancy…

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Tatwood Puppets Show “Microbodyssey”

I recently had the utter privilege of attending a ‘Tatwood Puppets’ show “Microbodyssey.” I’m all for educational shows that are tons of fun too, so I was looking forward to seeing what this show was all about. And now I can tell you. In one word. Incredible.   This 45 minute show was created by…

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Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre Returns – WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS

Following its inaugural season last year, when it played to almost 80,000 people, garnering critical and popular acclaim as well as various awards, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre returns to York promising Revenge, Heroism, Magic and Mischief with this year’s line-up of plays · Hamlet · The Tempest · Twelfth Night · Henry V The season will…

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Goosewood Holiday Park Swimming Pool

Swimming is Eliza’s favourite activity so when I announced we were going to visit a pool, she jumped in the car! Goosewood is accessible and so handy – what is more the pool certainly did not disappoint!   There are two pools, a small pool which is 50cm deep and a larger pool which is…

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Sledmere Masterman

Sledmere Masterman, aka Walter was born on the 5th May 2019 at 4.42am. We popped along to meet him and he is a cracker! He is massively friendly and keen for a stroke. It is amazing for children to be able to get so close to a young foal. Cottage Farm Julie, Julie to her…

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Grief for your unborn child.

Karen Chapman Attentive Therapy Malton North Yorkshire.  www.attentivetherapymalton.com Kchap67@icloud.com   I am a qualified therapist with extensive experience of working with clients who have issues and/or problems particularly bereavement and grief. Having experienced my own journey of loss I believe that we all grieve differently, there are no right ways and no wrong ways to…

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Rainbows

Sarah Tonge is the leader of the longest running rainbow unit in the area (30+ years) in Norton! Sadly, they are in very near danger of having to close the unit if they cannot increase their numbers before Christmas. They have recently changed our meeting day to Tuesdays 4.45pm – 5.45pm to offer better provision,…

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Panther Fitness

SUMMER HOLIDAYS ARE ALMOST HERE ONLY 6 WEEKS AWAY!!!!! IT COMES AROUND QUICKLY…..WHAT TO DO WITH THE KIDS? One of the things on my mind (and the minds of many parents) is how to keep her active and engaged during the long break ahead. Solution FAMILY FITNESS CAMP. Finding time to exercise without our kids…

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The Big Forest Find

From birds and butterflies, to insects and plant life on the forest floor, help celebrate 100 years of forestry by discovering and recording wildlife in the forest. Your findings will help us protect and provide habitats, now and in the future. The Big Forest Find is England’s largest survey of forest wildlife. The animal and plant…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day. Visit a farm on Open Farm Sunday on 9th June and discover the world of farming. Find out about the story behind our food and how farming affects our everyday lives. It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover at…

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10 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day with the Family

Father’s Day is just around the corner and I’m sure every dad is looking forward to their special day. Hopefully, by then the warmer weather will be back in full force too! There are loads of great ways to celebrate Father’s Day in and around the Coast with the kids and plenty of special deals…

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Ampleforth College Afternoon in the Valley

On Sunday 9th June 2019 1pm – 4pm, we will be opening our gates and welcoming visitors to experience the wide range of wonderful country pursuits and activities which are available to students at Ampleforth College.  Come and experience Ampleforth’s undeniably stunning setting in the Howardian Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, whilst learning…

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Helmsley Open Air Pool

Helmsley Open Air Pool re-opened yesterday, Saturday 25th May 2019 after an extensive re-furbishment. We acquired some substantial funding in late 2018 to start the work on saving the Pool tank. This task is almost complete so for 2019 we have a new pool tank. a new surround a new compound fence and some added…

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Easy-to-follow and inexpensive party and garden activity ideas using a tuff tray!

Susanne from Parties and Play Days shares some great easy to follow and inexpensive activity ideas for entertaining kids using the trusty tuff tray! I love this time of year when the family can get out into the garden more often. We use our tuff tray (also known as a tuff spot) inside the house…

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Northwood Trail, England’s Fairy Sanctuary

Something new and very exciting is stirring in the Yorkshire woods, as the 4th June 2019 sees the opening of a visitor attraction quite unlike any other. Nestled in a 100 acre wood at Buttercrambe, close to York, this woodland fairy sanctuary is the first of its kind in England, and it’s the latest inspiring…

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Starchild Nurseries, Malton

Starchild Nurseries are coming to Malton! With children being the future, at Starchild Nurseries we believe that they should be given everything they need to get the best start in life. This takes many forms, from excellent resources and amazing play areas, to a warm, friendly and safe environment that they’ll love visiting. At Starchild…

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Dinosaurs are on the loose at Stockeld Park – this May Half Term only!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park It feels like the children have only just gone back to school after Easter doesn’t it!? And now we’re about to break up again for the May Half Term! Are you worried that you’ve already used up all your ideas for entertaining those little people? Don’t worry,…

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Weekly forest visits work wonders for mental health

The experts say that just 2 or 3 short visits to the forest a week can dramatically improve mental health. In response, Forestry England & television presenter Kate Humble are encouraging people to visit the nation’s forests during mental health week (13–19 May) to enjoy the natural health benefits they provide. Over half the population…

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Foster Care Fortnight

This is national Foster Care Fortnight – the Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster care transforms lives – and this year’s theme is Change a Future. Fostering North Yorkshire would like you to meet some of our foster carers and their families, to hear about the…

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Brooklyn Play Group

Learning Through Play, Fun All the Way Spaces available for September 2019! We accept all 2, 3+4 year funding including the extended 30 hour funding. Brooklyn Preschool Playgroup is open 9am-4pm, Monday to Friday for children age 2-4 years 11 months. We have a welcoming, caring atmosphere where children can develop and learn through play….

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The Balance Rooms

The Balance Rooms Yoga and Wellness Centre opened in Pickering on May 1, 2019! We offer a wide range of yoga classes in our beautiful ground floor yoga studio and holistic therapies in our three tranquil treatment rooms on the first floor. Chantelle Dawson is the owner and founder of The Balance Rooms. Originally from…

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May-Hem Circus at Piglets Adventure Farm

May-Hem Circus is back this May Half Term with unmissable fun for the entire family! Roll up, Roll up! From 25th May – 2nd June, prepared to be wowed by the amazing Fatt Matt! With death defying stunts, upside down juggling and amazing acrobatics, get ready for jaw dropping entertainment every day over half term!…

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Family Day at Ripon Races

Traditional Family Day on Sunday 19th May 2019 Our traditional Sunday raceday is one of four family days throughout the summer and we are rolling back the years to bring you the ultimate traditional family fun! We have lots of free fun for the Children including: National Festival Circus Punch & Judy from Professor Dan Slater…

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Are you a special one?

As a specialist foster carer with us you could receive over £34.5k per annum, based on a 52 week placement, for a child aged 11 – 15 years old – tax free! If you have the skills and resilience needed to deal with complex or challenging behaviours in children and young people, you could join our team…

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Staxtonbury

  Would you like to win tickets to the Staxtonbury Family Music Festival 2019? You can here! I have 2 pairs of Friday tickets and what is more is you pop across to the Scarborough & Whitby Mumbler website HERE you can win a pair of Saturday tickets. Staxtonbury an even longer weekend for anyone…

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Tom Parsons Trust

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare to lose a child – at any age. Sue Parsons, from Malton, North Yorkshire, shared her son Tom’s story with us. “Tom was a sporty, popular and fun-loving lad. He always loved sport: he loved rugby – he was captain of his year group team at Malton and Norton Rugby…

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Deer Shed Festival 10

26th-28th July 2019 Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire A “live music/child friendly utopia”. That was the vision of husband and wife team Oliver Jones and Kate Webster when they set out some ten years ago to establish the inaugural edition of Deer Shed Festival. After visiting many cultural events with their kids and constantly feeling…

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Big Vits can help your family

You naturally want what’s best for your children and want them to thrive as they progress through their milestones and life. With conflicting advice regarding supplements and vitamins it is sometimes hard to know what is best. Bigvits are on hand to help! Supplements for Pregnant and New Mums The NHS recommend that a daily…

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Easter at The Mile Pocklington

The Mile Pocklington is a family owned and run business, located just a few minutes from Pocklington town centre – on The Mile (a road which heads towards Millington) – it is perfect for families, ramblers, cyclists, shoppers and dog walkers. I popped in recently with my little one to find out what they have…

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