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A selection of some of the blogs that have featured on Ripon & Nidderdale Mumber are below:

Mumbler Review: Studfold Adventure Nature Trail

Mumbler Review: Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm

What’s On This Summer At Fountains Abbey

7 Tricks To Play On The Kids This April Fool’s Day

Ways To Encourage A Reluctant Reader


7 Things To Do This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is fast approaching and we’ve got some great ideas to help you celebrate… Head To The Movies Let’s face it: chances are it’s going to rain this weekend. Again. If you fancy a break from the weather the Curzon cinema in Ripon is hosting a Kids Club screening of Missing Link starring Hugh…

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Alan Titchmarsh Will Open Harlow Carr Flower Show To Celebrate 70th Anniversary

The Royal Horticultural Society has announced that gardening legend Alan Titchmarsh is to open the RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show on Friday 21 June to mark 70 years of the garden. The RHS Ambassador and Vice-President, who celebrated his 70th birthday on 2 May, will give a talk about his life in horticulture and…

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The HandleBards – Cycling Shakespeare Over 10,000 Miles

Ripon Workhouse Museum welcomes back The HandleBards cycling theatre company and their production ‘The Tempest’ on 9th August.   The HandleBards are an incredibly unique cycling theatre company, who carry all of their set props and costumes on the back of their bicycles, performing charmingly chaotic Shakespeare plays at outdoor venues all across the UK.  …

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Little Beans Play Cafe

Little Beans Play Cafe, located in West Tanfield, is a children’s role play and messy play cafe for under six year olds. It’s a chance to let your children’s imagination run wild and experience different sensory activities. The cafe offers children the chance to engage in role play which is an important part of child…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day. Visit a farm on Open Farm Sunday on 9th June and discover the world of farming. Find out about the story behind our food and how farming affects our everyday lives.   It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover…

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Evolve Psychology Autism & ADHD Assessments And Therapeutic Services

Evolve Psychology Services offers Autism, ADHD, Emotional Well-being assessments for children adults and families. We also provide therapeutic services to children and families for emotional and/or behavioural difficulties. Based in Harrogate, we provide families and individuals with full assessments and therapeutic services as recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence. A noticeable increase for…

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MUMBLER Reviews… Hesketh Farm Park

*This is a review post for Hesketh Farm Park, our friends at Wharfedale & Craven Mumbler received their entrance tickets in exchange for this post but as always a Mumbler review is an honest and fair review. Hesketh Farm Park is set just outside the beautiful village of Bolton Abbey, boasting stunning views and in…

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Dinosaurs Are On The Loose At Stockeld Park – This May Half Term Only!

It feels like the children have only just gone back to school after Easter doesn’t it!? And now we’re about to break up again for the May Half Term! Are you worried that you’ve already used up all your ideas for entertaining those little people? Don’t worry, Stockeld Park to the rescue! If you thought…

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21 Places To Visit With Kids In Ripon And Nidderdale

Ripon, Nidderdale and the surrounding areas in beautiful North Yorkshire offer lots of fun and exciting things to do with the kids. From National Trust properties to museums, gardens to roam and castles to explore, from train rides to adventure playgrounds, countryside walks and underground adventures we’ve got twenty one of the best places to…

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