Welcome to our what’s on guide for Easter in South Yorkshire, 2020. Please check with the attractions that they are open and their events are running before you leave home. This is our ultimate guide to the best events for kids, make sure you bookmark this page so that you can keep checking back.
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Things to do Easter South Yorkshire 2020
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
When? Saturday 4th – Sunday 19th April Event – Easter Adventure Quest About – Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues as you and your family follow the trail through the gardens. Intrepid adventurers who track down the dragon egg will get a certificate and delicious treats from Hotel Chocolat!
B6422, Brodsworth DN5 7XJ.
When? 28th March to 19th April Event – Family Fun About – Grab your binoculars and see what you can spot at our bird identification station or bug hotel at the Wilderness Walkthrough and enjoy bug themed fun activities, arts and crafts! Join our Easter Egg trail on Good Friday – Easter Monday and search for the clues to win a chocolate egg. Read our review
Woodsetts Rd, North Anston, Sheffield S25 4EQ.
Cannon Hall Farm
When? Saturday 4th – Monday 13th April Event – Easter on the farm About – Visit the Easter Bunny in his ‘grotto’ for a photograph and receive your very own chocolate egg (one per paying child) to take home. Spring is our busiest time for lambing so the chances are high that you will see a live lamb birth from our roundhouse.
Bark House Ln, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT.
When? 28th March – 25th April Event – Spring Detectives family trail About – From birds to bunnies, adders to ants, Longshaw’s wildlife is emerging and birds are nesting. Join us at this special time of year for nature, and tick off some of your 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4.
Longshaw, Sheffield S11 7TZ.
Magna Science Adventure
When? Thu 2nd – Tues 7th April Event – Magna Mayhem Easter Holiday About – Kids can bounce, boing, jump, slide, bop and boogie for a full 75 mins of high adrenaline fun. Our purpose built indoor world of adventure is a safe environment for children to let off steam and be active during the school holidays.
Magna Way, Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1FD.
National Emergency Services Museum
When? Fri 10th – Mon 13th April Event – Everyday Superheroes About – Come face to face with real life Super Heroes from every day Emergency Services to super heroes of the sky, water and of the animal world. Jump onboard our Fire Engine and discover what it would be like rushing to an incident.
Old Police/Fire Station, W Bar, Sheffield S3 8PT.
When? 11th April Event – Indoor Cinema About – Easter indoor cinema Farmageddon. Join us for some animated high jinx with Shaun the Sheep in a spectacular movie filled with laughs for all the family.
Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
When? 11th April Event – Easter Peter Pan About – Enjoy a fantasy day at Yorkshire Wildlife Park with family entertainment, colourful characters, live shows plus lots more on 4th, 5th and 6th April. Come along and meet Peter Pan and Tinker Bell plus their arch-rival Captain Hook… You can also come face-to-face with the world’s most amazing and beautiful animals!
Warning Tongue Ln, Old Cantley, Doncaster DN4 6TB.
Also Open – Other Places to Visit in North Yorkshire
Aston Springs Farm – Animals on the farm include meerkats, Alpacas, Ponies, Goats, Sheep, Rheas, Donkeys and many more plus the recent opening of our new outdoor play area!
Aston, Sheffield S26 2GW
Boston Park Farm – Small farm park with animals that you can feed, indoor soft play, outdoor playgrounds, nature trail, haystacks, small bouncy castle.
Bawtry Rd, Old Cantley, Doncaster DN7 6DS
Calypso Cove Waterpark – 2 swimming pools, one with a wave machine. Three large slides, small kids pirate ship with 2 slides and 4 medium slides. Toddler splash area.
Metrodome Leisure Complex Queens Ground, Queens Rd, Barnsley S71 1AN
Doncaster Dome – A multi-pool water wonderland of geysers, fountains, jets and airbeds, set against the tropical rainforest backdrop of the Amazonian Adventure. Plus ice skating and soft play (separate charges)
Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Rd, Doncaster DN4 7PD
Elsecar Heritage Centre – Set within the attractive conservation village of Elsecar, Elsecar Heritage Centre is a unique family attraction and a working hub of industry. With a nearby park, canal-side walks and access to the Trans Pennine Trail, Elsecar Heritage Centre is a fascinating day out for all the family.
Wath Rd, Elsecar, Barnsley S74 8HJ
Kelham Island Museum – Located in one of the city’s oldest industrial districts, the museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old. Our interactive galleries tell the story from light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production and what it was like to live and work in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution. There is an indoor play area.
Alma St, Sheffield S3 8RY
Shepherds Place Farm – Shepherds Place Farm is a great day out for all the family. If you would like to get up close and personal with many farmyard favourites, this is the place to do it! New indoor play area now open.
Wentworth Castle Gardens – National Trust. Explore the adventure playground and spend hours having fun in the great outdoors. Or venture out into the gardens and parkland for some natural play. There’s even a fake medieval fortress.
Park Dr, Barnsley S75
Wentworth Garden Centre – Recently rebuilt and revamped our family farm boasts animals of all descriptions, adventure play, ride on tractors, sand and water play. You can also look around the historic gardens including a yew maze.
Hague Ln, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TF
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