10 Awesome Summer Activities

We’re always on the lookout for fun adventures to have with the kids during the holidays… here’s a list of 10 awesome activities for your family this summer!

Richmond Park, Gainsborough

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Get outdoors! This huge park off Morton Terrace has loads of play equipment, lots of grass to run around on or have a picnic, and best of all it’s FREE - click here for where to find it

Gainsborough Adventure Playground (GAPA)

There’s usually some fun activities going on during the holidays at GAPA, check out their FB group here

Yorkshire Wildlife Park


Only half an hour away by car, this is an amazing place to go and see lots of animals, like meerkats, tigers, giraffes, lemurs and wallabies - click here to visit their website



Did you know there’s a train on a Saturday from Gainsborough Central Station straight to Cleethorpes, and it only takes an hour?! Click here to check out the train times - you can catch the 8:58 to Cleethorpes, and the 15:11 back again, all from the centre of town!

Sundown Adventure Land


Who remembers going here as a kid?? We certainly do, and it’s still a great day out for all the family - have a look at their website here

The Studio

Check out the Studio’s FB page here - as well as classes for kids and adults there is usually a holiday club too

Trinity Arts Centre


Gainsborough’s only cinema - they show lots of kids films and put on workshops during the holidays, click here to visit their website to see what’s on

Gainsborough Trinity Foundation

GTF usually put on a holiday club for kids during the summer break (and half terms), have a look at their FB page here

Playhouse Gainsborough


Who doesn’t love soft play?? Check out their opening times here

Gainsborough Library


Right in the centre of town, the library often have activities such as book challenges on during the holidays - what a fantastic way to get kids reading more! Check out their website here

That’s it for now! Let us know in the comments if you can think of any more fun things to do this summer in and around Gainsborough

Jay & Amy xx

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