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Child friendly places in York and district

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Child friendly places in York and district
– March 2017

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Child friendly places to go

Barley Hall 2 Coffee Yard, Stonegate, York YO1 8AR. Tel 01904 615505 Email barleyhall@_;yorkat.co.uk
Website http://www.barleyhall.org.uk

Child notes Restored medieval house, Visitors can make themselves at home and sit on the chairs and handle the objects
Beningbrough Hall & Gardens Beningbrough, York YO30 1DD. Tel 01904 472027 Email beningbrough@_;nationaltrust.org.uk
Website http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/beningbrough-hall

Child notes Wilderness playground. Bring your own games to the south lawn or jump on one of the bikes and trikes provided.
City Screen Picturehouse 13/17 Coney street, York YO1 9QL. Tel 0871 902 5726   01904 612940/07738 208741 Email cityscreenyork@_;picturehouses.co.uk
Website http://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/york_picturehouse

Child notes Wed morning big screen club for parents and babies.
Clifford's Tower Tower Street, York YO1 9SA. Tel 01904 646940 Email cliffordstower@_;english-heritage.org.uk
Website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/cliffords-tower-york
Fairfax House Castlegate, York YO1 9RN. Tel 01904 655543 Email info@_;fairfaxhouse.co.uk
Website http://www.fairfaxhouse.co.uk

Child notes Children no charge. Special Family events.
Grand Opera House 4 Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW. Tel 0844 871 3024
Website http://www.atgtickets.com/york

Child notes Regular children's shows
Holgate Windmill Windmill Rise, Acomb Road, York YO26 4TX. Tel 01904 795851 Email jenny.hartland@_;virgin.net
Website http://www.holgatewindmill.org

Child notes A Learning Destination. 4 ladders to climb to each floor. Grain to feel, quern to use. Helpful guides.
Jorvik Dig St Saviour's Church, St Saviourgate, York YO1 8NN. Tel 01904 615505 Email dig@_;yorkat.co.uk
Website http://www.digyork.com

Child notes Four excavation pits are filled with Roman, Viking, medieval and Victorian finds, so you can grab a trowel and dig up the clues that show how people lived in these times.
Jorvik Viking Centre Coppergate, York YO1 9WT. Tel 01904 615505   01904 543433 Email jorvik@_;yorkat.co.uk
Website http://www.jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk/

Child notes Ride through a Viking village, costumed reenactors
Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Road, York YO31 8TA. Tel 01904 658197 (performance times only)   01904 400583 Email contact@_;jrtheatre.co.uk
Website http://jrtheatre.co.uk

Child notes Regular children's shows including musicals & pantomime.
Merchant Adventurers' Hall Fossgate, York YO1 9XD. Tel 01904 654818 Email enquiries@_;theyorkcompany.co.uk
Website http://www.theyorkcompany.co.uk/

Child notes Children’s audio guide and interactive computer game and quiz.
National Railway Museum Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ. Tel 08448153139 Email nrm@_;nrm.org.uk
Website http://www.nrm.org.uk

Child notes miniature railway, playground, storytelling, science shows (weekends & school holidays)
Piglets, Adventure Farm Park Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Lane, York YO32 9ST. Tel 01904 499700 Email info@_;pigletsfarmpark.co.uk
Website http://pigletsfarmpark.co.uk

Child notes Close encounters with many farm animals. Discover different fruits and vegetables growing on the farm. Pond dipping.
Tenpin York Stirling Road, Clifton Moor, York YO30 4WZ. Tel 0871 873 2450   01904 692935 Email york@_;tenpin.co.uk
Website http://www.tenpin.co.uk/york

Child notes With adult supervision. Bowling birthday parties.
The Original Ghost Walk York 8pm at King's Arms Pub, Ouse Bridge, York YO1 9SN. Tel 01759 373090 / 01904 764222 Email ghostwalk.ofyork@_;talk21.com
Website http://www.theoriginalghostwalkofyork.co.uk

Child notes Stories are for all ages
The Web Adventure Park Wigginton Road, York YO32 2RH. Tel 01904 692221 Email info@_;webadventurepark.co.uk
Website http://www.webadventurepark.co.uk

Child notes Children's Adventure Centre, Indoor Play Centre, High Ropes & Water Play area
Waterworld Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, Huntington, York YO32 9JS. Tel 01904 642111 Email york.enquiries@_;gll.org.uk
Website http://better.org.uk/leisure/york-waterworld

Child notes Large wave pool, lazy river, slides, toddler pool
Wolds Gliding Club The Airfield, Pocklington, York YO42 1NP. Tel 01759 303579 Email office@_;wolds-gliding.org
Website http://www.wolds-gliding.org
York Art Gallery Exhibiton Square, York YO1 7EW. Tel 01904 687687 Email enquiries@_;ymt.org.uk
Website http://www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Child notes Drawing, handling, games & trails
York Barbican Paragon Street, York YO10 4NT. Tel 0844 8542757   01904 600025
Website http://www.yorkbarbican.co.uk

Child notes Some shows have age restrictions.
York Boat The boatyard, Lendal Bridge, York YO1 7DP. Tel 01904 628324 Email info@_;yorkboat.co.uk
Website http://www.yorkboat.co.uk
York Bus Exhibition Square, York YO1 7AB. Tel 01904 634296
Website http://www.yorkbus.co.uk/times?routeID=21

Child notes Open top bus tour
York Castle Museum Eye of York, York YO1 9RY. Tel 01904 687687 Email enquiries@_;ymt.org.uk
Website http://www.yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk

Child notes Hands-on exhibits and activities, costumed staff, special events.
York Cat Trail York Glass Ltd, 34 The Shambles, York YO1 7LX. Tel    07855 097338 / 07855 204073 Email info@_;yorkluckycats.co.uk
Website http://www.yorkluckycats.co.uk

Child notes Follow a map to find the cat statues on the historic buildings
York Cold War Bunker Monument Close, York YO24 4HT. Tel 01904 646940 Email yorkbunker@_;english-heritage.co.uk
Website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/york-cold-war-bunker

Child notes Baby changing facilities
York Dungeon 12 Clifford Street, York YO1 3RD. Tel 0871 4232260
Website http://www.thedungeons.com

Child notes Website information - Only suitable for children age 4 and over
York Maze Elvington Lane, Dunnington, York YO19 5LT. Tel 01904 607341 Email info@_;yorkmaze.com
Website http://www.yorkmaze.com
York Minster Deangate, York YO1 1HH. Tel 01904 557200 Email info@_;yorkminster.org
Website http://www.yorkminster.org

Child notes Free trails, children's chapel, workshops, story chest, explorer backpacks, interactive activities in the Undercroft.
York St Mary's Castlegate, York YO1 9RN. Tel 01904 687687
Website http://www.yorkstmarys.org.uk
Yorkshire Air Museum Elvington, York YO41 4AU. Tel 01904 608595 Email museum@_;yorkshireairmuseum.org
Website http://www.yorkshireairmuseum.org

Child notes planes, vehicles
Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens, York YO1 7FR. Tel 01904 687687 Email enquiries@_;ymt.org.uk
Website http://www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk
Yorkshire Museum of Farming Murton Park, Murton Lane, Murton, York YO19 5UF. Tel 01904 489966 Email s.lofthouse@_;murtonpark.co.uk
Website http://www.murtonpark.co.uk

Child notes Children's playground and activities. Animals on site for visitors to see (please note - not a petting farm).
York's Chocolate Story King's Square, York YO1 7LD. Tel 01904 527765
Website http://www.yorkschocolatestory.com

Child friendly accommodation

Cawood Park Ryther Road, Cawood, York YO8 3TT. Tel 01757 268450 Email enquiries@_;cawoodpark.com
Website http://www.cawoodpark.com/

Child notes play area & swimming pool
Cawood Park Ryther Road, Cawood, York YO8 3TT. Tel 01757 268450 Email enquiries@_;cawoodpark.com
Website http://www.cawoodpark.com/

Child notes play area & swimming pool
Home Farm Moreby, Stillingfleet, York YO19 6HN. Tel 01904 728263 Email home_farm@_;hotmail.co.uk
Website http://www.homefarmyork.co.uk/
Linton Lock Marina & Campsite Linton-on-Ouse, York YO30 2AZ. Tel 01347 844048   07860860136 Email lintonlockmarina@_;btconnect.com
Website http://lintonlockmarina.com
Linton Lock Marina & Campsite Linton-on-Ouse, York YO30 2AZ. Tel 01347 844048   07860860136 Email lintonlockmarina@_;btconnect.com
Website http://lintonlockmarina.com
Moor End Farm Acaster Malbis, York YO2 1UQ. Tel 01904 706727   07860 405872 Email moorendfarm@_;acaster99.fsnet.co.uk
Website http://www.moor-end-farm.co.uk

Child notes Swings
Naburn Lock Caravan park Naburn, York YO19 4RU. Tel 01904 728697 Email petercatherine@_;naburnlock.co.uk
Website http://www.naburnlock.co.uk
Poplar Farm Caravan Park Acaster Malbis, York YO23 1UQ. Tel 01904 706548   07836 585688 Email pfcyork@_;btconnect.com
Website http://www.poplarfarmcaravans.co.uk

Child notes Swings, playing field, fishing in river
Weir Caravan Park 4 Buttercrambe Road, Stamford Bridge, York YO41 1AN. Tel 01759 371377 Email enquiries@_;yorkshireholidayparks.co.uk
Website http://www.yorkshireholidayparks.co.uk

Child notes Play area
York Touring Caravan Site Greystones Farm, Towthorpe Moor Lane, Towthorpe, York YO32 9ST. Tel 01904 499275 Email info@_;yorkcaravansite.co.uk
Website http://www.yorkcaravansite.co.uk

Child friendly clubs, societies & organisations

UK Foot Golf Skelton Park, Shipton Road, Skelton, York YO30 1XW. Tel 01904 470549 / 0800 689 9552 Email york@_;ukfootgolf.com
Website http://www.ukfootgolf.com

Child notes For family young and old
York Golf Range Towthorpe Moor Lane, Towthorpe, York YO32 9ST. Tel 01904 499275 Email info@_;yorkgolfrange.co.uk
Website http://www.yorkgolfrange.co.uk

Child notes Crazy golf, junior club hire, 9-hole under 10's golf course

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