What to do with the Kids in York This Summer Holidays - Hotel Indigo York

What to do with the Kids in York This Summer Holidays

As great as the summer holidays are for the kids, we know for parents it can be a stressful time thinking of activities to entertain the little ones! Luckily for you our boutique hotel in York has thought of them for you, so here are some of the best things to do with the kids this summer:


City Screen – Summer Matinees

If it’s a rainy day then why not head to the summer matinees especially for kids at the City Screen Picturehouse in York. Showing on various dates throughout summer Monday – Thursdays are: Moana the Singalong, Sherlock Gnomes, Peter Rabbit, Mary and the Witch’s Flower and Coco!

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Piglets Adventure Farm

Set in idyllic countryside only a short distance from our hotel in York, Piglet’s Adventure Farm offers a fantastic family day out! Until the 3rd September your kids can enjoy huge Foam Parties, the Maize Maze challenge, have a giggle watching pig racing and follow the magical Fairytale Trail. There’s so much indoor and outdoor fun on offer so no matter what the weather, make sure the family doesn’t miss out!

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York Maze

For an amazing family day out this summer holidays get lost at York Maze, Europe’s biggest maze, and winner of many awards including the Visit York Family Friendly Experience of the Year and Yorkshire’s Best Tourism Experience. With over 20 rides, attractions and shows it’s a fully day out!

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Magic & Mystery at Barley Hall

Experience history with some fun magic-inspired crafting activities for all the family this summer at Barley Hall. Each weekend in August a different crafting activity is offered exploring different aspects of magic and superstition from the medieval period – the perfect fun and educational day out for kids and a great exploration of York’s rich history!

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Hotel Indigo York is a 101-room boutique hotel in York, conveniently located a 10-minute drive away from York Racecourse as well as many other top attractions. For more information, call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email info@inyoryk.co.uk.

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