Welcome to Yorkshire’s Magnificent Attractions

The best family days out and things to do in Yorkshire!

What's On?

A selection of events. Have a look at the What's On page for the full calendar...

  • Wacky Wednesdays at NCMME
  • Exhibition: Georgie Meadows:Stitched
  • A Greater Freedom: Hepworth 1965 – 1975
  • Mini Miner Mondays at NCMME
  • Bistro Nights at Cannon Hall Farm
  • Get nostalgic at York’s Chocolate Story’s new exhibition
  • Family Fun at The Hepworth Wakefield
  • Waterloo Exhibition at the Royal Armouries
  • Jurassic Adventure Golf at Lightwater Valley, North Yorkshire
  • The Path of the Ponies
  • Scouts and Guides jamboree
  • Classic Cars and Vehicles
  • Medieval Fayre At Octon
  • Dive into pre-historic seas at The Deep!
  • Naomi Wilkinson At Stockeld Park
  • Summer holiday activities at Eureka!
  • Summer Holiday Fun At Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley
  • A Jurassic start to Summer at Stockeld Park
  • Ignite: Drawing with Light at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
  • Bridlington Excelsior Brass Band At North Yorkshire Moors Railway!
  • Martin House Colour Run at Stockeld Park
  • Historical vehicle rally
  • Junior Experience Day at The Deep
  • Friday Story Trains and Tracker Jack Trails
  • Summer Activities at Thackray Medical Museum
  • Medieval Mayhem At Tropical Butterfly House
  • Underneath the Stars Festival
  • Magical Safari Nights at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
  • Summer Story Trains At North Yorkshire Moors Railway
  • Superhero Weekend at Stockeld Park
  • Football shirt weekend
  • JORVIK Medieval Festival
  • ‘The Railway Children’ drama workshop
  • Food Festival 2015
  • Craft Fair Fun
  • Hunmanby silver band play at NYMR
  • Home educators day at The Deep
  • Pirates and princesses
  • Apple day and season close

Special Offers

See the Special Offers page for all the magnificent offers available around Yorkshire!

  • £1 off individual day pass or £4 off family pass
  • 2 for 1 on over 65s at Newby Hall and Gardens
  • 1 FREE child at JORVIK Viking Centre
  • £4 off a Family of 4 or £5 off a Family of 5 at The Deep
  • £4 off a Pickering to Goathland/Grosmont Family Day Rover
  • 2 for 1 at 4D Golf and Xplore Soft Play
  • 1 FREE Guidebook at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
  • £4 off a family of four ticket at Tropical Butterfly House
  • £1 off individual day pass or £4 off family pass
  • £5 off a family ticket at York's Chocolate Story
  • 1 FREE child with one full paying adult
  • FREE Guide Book at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
  • 10% Off a Eureka! Annual Pass
  • 10% discount in NCMME shop
  • 2-for-1 at Volcano Falls Adventure Golf, Xscape
  • £5 off a family ticket for four people at Cannon Hall Farm
  • 3 for the price of 2 at Flamingo Land
  • 40% off at Lightwater Valley Theme Park
  • Get 15% off at Diggerland, Castleford
  • £4 off a family of four OR £5 off a family of five at Newby Gardens
  • 2 for 1 at LaserZone, Xscape Castleford
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The Deep Dash

Five members of The Deep crew dashed towards the finish line in the Hull 10k over weekend in a bid to raise money for vital Manta Ray conservation work in the Red Sea. The team was made up of Aquarists Tom Rowe, Graham Hill and Emma Burke as well as Guides Jon Mole and Adam Atkinson…. read the full article

Launch of Love your Zoo at The Deep

Dive shows, animal feedings, an ocean trail and craft workshops are just some of the fun activities The Deep will be holding to celebrate Love Your Zoo week this May half term. The campaign, which will run from Saturday 23 May to Sunday 31 May, is run by the British and Irish Association of Zoos… read the full article

Pixel the Polar Bear joins Victor at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Victor, the country’s only polar bear, has welcomed a new friend to his specially built home at award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The 480kg favourite is sharing his realm with a two-year-old male polar bear called Pixel. Victor is a venerable 16-year-old senior but the age gap friendship will be perfectly natural as males leave… read the full article

Attractions News

Yorkshire Wildlife Park enters the prestigious TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

The innovative walk through park got the honour after winning the influential tourist website’s prized Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year running. YWP achieved an overall 4.5 out of 5 mark to enter the 2015 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, which can only happen when an attraction manages five consecutive years of the top award…. read the full article

The Deep celebrates at the ‘Zoo Oscars’

Animal experts from the UK and Ireland’s leading zoos and aquariums gathered at Woburn Safari Park for a prestigious awards ceremony last night (Wednesday June 10) when The Deep was awarded the Best Collaborative Zoo/Aquarium Award. The event, known as the Zoo ‘Oscars’ is held to celebrate some of the incredible contributions made by the… read the full article

World famous lions of Yorkshire Wildlife Park celebrate the landmark fifth anniversary

The world famous lions of Yorkshire Wildlife Park are celebrating the landmark fifth anniversary since they were saved from the hell of a squalid eastern European zoo. Their rescue will be marked by Lion Day on the Bank Holiday Monday, May 25, as part of the activity-packed Love Your Zoo Week for visitors during a… read the full article