May Half Term 2022 Family Days Out

Stockeld Park Maze

The Circus at Stockeld Park

28th May to 5th June 2022
The Stockeld Circus is in town. with shows per day. A host of family fun and three shows per day.

Jorvik Viking Festival

Jorvik Viking Festival

28th May to 1st June 2022
The Jorvik Viking Festival returns. Celebrate all things viking across the city; from viking banquets to battles. Events for all ages.

Platinum Jubilee

Jubilee Events

Special events to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. With one-off bank holidays on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of June.

Piglets Adventure Farm

May Half Term at Piglets Adventure Park

28th May to 5th June 2022
Explore the beach with all new rock pools to explore, enjoy the fairy tale trail in the woods, all new indoor play areas with giant drop slide, ride on tractrs and more.

Whitby Abbey

Out For The Count - Whitby Abbey

28th May to 5th June 2022
A celebration of all things Bram Stoker and Dracula this May half term. Join us in the grounds of Whitby Abbey as we look to the origins of Dracula and the inspiriation behind Bram Stoker's iconic novel with hands-on activities and fresh-air family fun.

Girls watching a bee on a sunflower

The Power of Superbees at Harlow Carr

28th May to 5th June 2022
This summer half term, RHS Garden Harlow Carr is a hive of activity as we celebrate everything about our favourite pollinators – bees! Take a closer look at these fascinating insects with beekeeping demonstrations, bee-spotting safaris, pollinator-friendly planting workshops and much more.

Din Live Half term banner

Dino Live at Thornton Hall Country Park

28th May to 5th June 2022
Walk into a prehistoric adventure and get closer to dinosaurs like you have never been before.Dino Live brings live life like dinosaurs and a live action stage show with Thornton Hall's park rangers.

One clown's dream Paulos circus

Paulo's Circus at Farmer Copleys

27th May to 12th June 2022
Everyone can dream but for 2022 we want to take you inside one, inside "One Clown’s Dream." Rocket, Isabelle & Teddy's journey have all been seen. This conceptualization comes from my mind in a world only a circus boy could imagine, vision & dream.

Fairy Trail at Thorp Perrow

Mythical World Trail at Thorp Perrow

28th May to 5th June 2022
A host of magical creatures have created their very own trail within the Arboretum - a maze of doorways, hidden spaces and enchanting scenes. They are asking families to come and share in the beauty of their mythical world this half term.

Royal Reef at The Deep

The Royal Reef at The Deep

28th May to 5th June 2022
Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, join our crew as we explore tropical coral reefs and how they have changed over the last 70 years. Through interactive demonstrations and fin’tastic activities. Discover what makes a healthy/unhealthy reef and the impacts of the changing PH of the oceans and the small changes we can all make to have a positive impact on coral reefs for future generations.

roman helmet and sword

Bloody Romans at Royal Armouries

28th May to 5th June 2022
An action-packed week of Roman themed activities, including live combat demonstrations and lots of have-a-go activities, will explore the world of the Roman warrior, his weapons and armour. Plus, over the bank holiday weekend (Thurs – Sun) there’ll be chariot racing in our outdoor arena.

Willow sculpture fairies in the forest

Festival of Fairies at Constable Burton

28th May to 4th June 2022
Do you believe in fairies? Come and witness the magic with your own eyes! Discover a stunning array of mystical creatures as you explore the extensive grounds of Constable Burton Hall Gardens.Follow our enchanted garden trail and let your imagination lead you in to another world of discovery. The perfect outdoor fairytale adventure for all the family!

Half Term Ptions activity at Thackray Museum

Pop Up Potions - Thackray Museum of Medicine

29th May to 6th June 2022
Have you ever wondered what wonderful tree-tments have come from trees and other plants? Learn about the healing properties of plants, in folklore and medicine, from our helpful herbalist. You can even have a go at making your own potion or pomander to take home, or perhaps brew up a tasty tea.

Family Paddleboarding on a lake

Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a new and easy to learn water sport. Yorkshire offers Paddle boarding on inland lakes and in coastal waters.

Mother shiptons may half term

Enchanted Stories at Mother Shiptons

28th May to 5th June 2022
See giant story books and a Wonderland of fairy-tale themed displays with fantastical photo opportunities throughout the ancient woodland. Watch out for the pesky dragon, The Wicked Witch of the West and the Big Bad Wolf, peek into miniature fairy houses, and sit on the Wishing Chair throne.

Scarborough Castle

Kids Rule! at Scarborough Castle

28th May to 5th June 2022
Step back in time this May Half term as we bring history to life at Scarborough Castle. Join us for a week of exciting family events and experience history first hand. Days out with the kids have never been more rewarding.

Magna Half Term

Magna Science Half Term

28th May to 5th June 2022
Family workshops = create your grass head or join the STEM rocket workshop, spring bank trail and more including the reopening of Aqua Tek.

Jorvik Viking Festival

Jorvik Viking Festival

28th May to 1st June 2022
The Jorvik Viking Festival returns. Celebrate all things viking across the city; from viking banquets to battles. Events for all ages.

Platinum Jubilee

Jubilee Events

Special events to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. With one-off bank holidays on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of June.

Piglets Adventure Farm

May Half Term at Piglets Adventure Park

28th May to 5th June 2022
Explore the beach with all new rock pools to explore, enjoy the fairy tale trail in the woods, all new indoor play areas with giant drop slide, ride on tractrs and more.

Whitby Abbey

Out For The Count - Whitby Abbey

28th May to 5th June 2022
A celebration of all things Bram Stoker and Dracula this May half term. Join us in the grounds of Whitby Abbey as we look to the origins of Dracula and the inspiriation behind Bram Stoker's iconic novel with hands-on activities and fresh-air family fun.

Girls watching a bee on a sunflower

The Power of Superbees at Harlow Carr

28th May to 5th June 2022
This summer half term, RHS Garden Harlow Carr is a hive of activity as we celebrate everything about our favourite pollinators – bees! Take a closer look at these fascinating insects with beekeeping demonstrations, bee-spotting safaris, pollinator-friendly planting workshops and much more.

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