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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


Turkish Baths Harrogate celebrating 125 years of relaxation

This month (July), Turkish Baths Harrogate marks a historic milestone, celebrating 125 years of perfecting the art of relaxation. Originally opened on Friday 23 July 1897 by The Duke of Cambridge Prince George, the Royal Baths were built by Baggalley & Bristowe of London at the cost of £120,000 on the site of the old Montpellier…

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Chapterhouse Theatre Company:Enjoy outdoor theatre in our parks

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are returning to our local parks to perform open air theatre performances this summer. Dressed in beautiful Elizabethan costume and performed by a fine troupe of Shakespearean players join us for this best loved story of star crossed lovers and feuding families. Buy tickets now for Romeo and Juliet at Knaresborough Castle on Saturday…

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The Camp Bestival team has always known how to have a good time. And for the last  decade and a half has been using that experience to fine-tune the ultimate family affair. Bringing an all-mod con camping holiday into the heart of an adventure wonderland that caters for all ages – Camp Bestival really is the…

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Summer Activities at Harlow Carr

During the summer holidays, come along and take part in our wellbeing Wednesdays and The Great Garden Adventure activities at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. There will be fun for all the family including a host of Forest school workshops, and firm favourites The Garden Detectives will be on hand for some summer mayhem. Weekly activities…

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Stump Cross Caverns: Summer of Adventure!

Stump Cross Caverns’ resident Cavewoman has a whole load of fun planned to entertain your young adventurers for the summer holidays. Book on one our daily fossil digs, discover ancient underground caves, take in a film or have breakfast with the Cavewoman. An educational and unique way to inspire young minds, and to learn more…

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Mumbler Reviews: The Week Junior

The Week Junior is a current affairs magazine for kids, it’s designed to encourage children to read, a skill that fires imagination, increases vocabulary and boosts wellbeing.  You can subscribe today and receive 6 issues for FREE (RRP £19.50). The Week Junior gets children into reading. And reading really is an enduring superpower.  With each…

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Family Fitness Class at Core Fitness

Core Fitness is a family run gym, which has grown from strength to strength over the last few years. Having invested in making the gym the best it can be, Core Fitness has now branched out into running it’s own classes this year. The owner Sam and his wife Gaynor, have also recently had their…

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Mumbler Visits… Beningbrough Hall!

We wanted somewhere to meet up with my sister and kids this Easter holidays – we can rely on the good old Yorkshire weather to be, well variable. So once you’ve got every option of clothing layered up, the next question is where to go to spend time together? If there’s something else you can…

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The Great Knaresborough Bunny Hunt 2022

Organised and presented by Painting Pots Knaresborough….The Great Knaresborough Bunny Hunt is in its 5th year. Over the last four years The Great Knaresborough Bunny Hunt has raised  £6,163.90 for local charities. Charities such as Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre, AspinSchool mental health fund, K’rescue Knaresborough, Harrogate & Knaresborough Toy Library, Knaresborough Museum, reatartyorkshire, orb,…

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Ripon Cathedral Spring Food, Home and Garden Show

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