The Mumbler blog is a collection of our own blogs, reviews, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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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


50% Off A Day At Diggerland!

IT’S FEBRUARY MADNESS 2019! To enjoy 50% off standard pay on the day admission prices for Diggerland you must pre-book online (click here) by Sunday 17th February and this offer is only for selected dates between Saturday 16th and Sunday 24th February.     Diggerland is the UK’s most unique attraction where children and adults…

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Tangled Tales & Far-Flung Fables

Time To Talk Day 2019

Time to Talk Day 2019 is taking place on Thursday 7 February. However you do it, make a conversation about mental health. However you do it, make a conversation about mental health… Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet people are still often not comfortable talking about it; whether it’s to talk…

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Harrogate’s Indoor Funfair Returns To Yorkshire Event Centre

Harrogate’s indoor funfair for families will return to the Yorkshire Event Centre next month after a hugely successful inaugural event last year.   The huge Hall 1, which is the biggest single event space in the North East, will once again be filled with rides to suit all ages from dodgems and waltzers to the…

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What’s On: Ripon Museums

Ripon Museums will open for the 2019 season on Saturday 9th February and they’ve got a lot planned including plenty of family-friendly activities running during the school holidays!   Spring Half Term Family Fun 25th Feb – 1st March It’s spring cleaning time at the Workhouse! Bring your little helpers to the Workhouse for a…

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Free, Low Cost Or Reduced Entry Activities This Winter

Every season Mumbler goes in search of the best budget-friendly activities and best deals around to keep the kids entertained. So as January rolls around again, after the expense and excitement of Christmas, we’ve got a list of some of the best free, low cost or reduced entry fee activities on in our area this…

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Tips For Keeping Little Ones Warm & Safe

It’s getting colder – again!   As the temperature drops we’ve got some tips on keeping your little ones warm and safe while you’re out and about: Putting your child in the car seat while they’re wearing their winter coats can put them in danger. Thick clothing can affect how the seat straps fit and…

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Discover More At Tropical World This Winter

Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most loved family attractions in Leeds and is the perfect day out during these colder months.   You can escape the cold while also experiencing an unforgettable journey through Tropical World’s various exotic and interesting zones. Take a trek through the rainforest, desert, aquarium and waterfall…

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Dark Skies Festival 2019 Events

The Dark Skies Festival offers the chance to learn more about the night sky.   The National Parks and many of the surrounding areas offer the chance to stargaze, away from the light pollution of our larger towns and cities. We’re lucky enough to live so close to many of the events that will be…

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Ripon & Rural Children’s Centres Spring Programme

Source: Ripon & Rural While we will keep an updated version of this timetable on the website here. Please contact the Ripon & Rural team if you have any questions.  

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