May Half Term 2019 Family Days Out

Malham Safari animals

Malham Safari

25th to 29th May 2019
A great family day out in a beautiful Yorkshire Dales village, solve the clues as you explore and discover the animals.

Dino Hunt at Stockeld Park

Dino Hunt at Stockeld Park

25th May to 2nd June
May half term is Jurassic week at Stockeld Park, enjoy the dino hunt, raptor encounter, fossil dig and dino crafts daily plus all the usual fun of buccanneer boats, adventure playgrounds, electric scooters ad the new laser adventure.

Warrior Women at the Royal Armouries Leeds

Monarchs and Royalty at the Royal Armouries

25th May and 2nd June 2018
Discover the court of the virgin queen, watch the Tudor horse skills and discover royalty through the ages.

Three women dressed as fairies reading from a large book

Enchanted Fairy Forest

25th May to 2nd June 2019
Go on a fairy guided tour of the forest at the Tropical Butterfly House... experience a magical fantasy world as you discover tiny pixie dwellings, dragons, and fairy hideaways!

Eboracum Roman Festival photo credit Anthony Chappell-Ross

Eboracum Roman Festival

31st May to 2nd June 2018
Alongside fighting displays and a Roman Living History camp showing domestic life, children will be able to meet Roman soldiers and take part in army drills.

Teddy Bears on the lawn at Lotherton Hall

Traditional Tales at Lotherton Hall

25th May to 2nd June 2019
Fairy Tale themed fun this May half term at Lotherton. Can you find all of the fairy tale characters hidden around the house and grounds, with the help of our Fairy Tale Trail? Dress up like a fairy tale character, or have a go at magical crafts in the House and Wildlife World!

Moon Misson at Eureka childrens museum

Moon Misson at Eureka

25th May to 2nd June 2019
Celebrate 50 years since humans first landed on the moon by seeing a NEW space show and take part in astronaut training in a human gyroscope this May Half-Term.

Family Paddleboarding on a lake


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

Beningbrough Hall Owl Trail

Beningbrough Hall Owl Trail

Owl encounters, spooky tales and twilight nature walks this half-term holiday. Have a hoot at Beningbrough during half-term with owl inspired activities from 21 October to 5 November, plus spooky activities on Hallowe’en to make you shudder.

Halloween at York Dungeon

Halloween at York Dungeon

Who says Halloween has to last just one day? For pretty much the whole of October (and a little bit of November) we're giving The York Dungeon a full festive overhaul, with plenty of decorations, and new surprises in every show!