Normanby Tots sessions give under 5s and their grown-ups the opportunity to sing, play, get messy, and take part in an activity. Details of sessions will be posted on this page when they are available.

All aboard the Normanby land train! The land train runs during school holidays and at weekends throughout the summer season (weather dependent) The train ride lasts approximately 15 minutes and costs £1 per person per ride. Children under the age of 5 can ride for free. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

The miniature railway is managed by the Scunthorpe Society of Model Engineers. It runs on most Sundays and bank holiday Mondays during the summer season. Rides on the train cost 20p.

There are lots of family friendly events and activities taking place throughout the year at Normanby. These include discovery workshops, seasonal Normanby Tots activities, teddy bear trails, children’s day…the list goes on! For a full list of all the events and activities taking place visit the event page.

Children’s activities take place daily in the Farming Museum throughout the summer season. Pop in and see what the days activity is.

There are also trails and quizzes to complete in the Farming Museum. These trails can be purchased from the counter in the museum for 20p or can be downloaded below.

Bird trail

Pattern puzzle

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Explore the park with our Norman Bee activity pack! Learn how to make tree rubbings, make a leaf collage, try your hand at bug hunting, or navigate your way around the park using the compass.

Each pack contains:

  • Wax crayons
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Mini drawing pad
  • Compass
  • Magnifying glass
  • Glue stick
  • Mini bug template

The activity packs cost £4.95 and are available from the Gift Shop and the Farming Museum.

Activity trails are a great way of exploring the park and learning more about nature. The trails can be purchased from the Gift Shop, the Farming Museum or the Hall and can also be downloaded below.

Farming museum bird trail
Farming museum pattern puzzle
Under 5’s trail
Family fun booklet

Did you know that you can celebrate your birthday at Normanby Hall Country Park?

The birthday party package includes:

  • Entrance to the park for the invited children + 1 accompanying adult
  • 3 x additional adult entry tickets
  • Use of all park facilities
  • Use of an education room to eat lunch, store bags etc.
  • A discovery workshop of your choice (dependent on staff availability, charged at an additional £4 per child)
  • A ride on the land train
  • Bag of duck food

The birthday party package costs £7.50 per child and is available for a minimum of 10 children (if discovery workshops are booked parties must be for a maximum of 15 children and there will be a £4 additional cost per child). Contact us for more information or to make a booking.

Museum Explorers backpacks are available to borrow in the Hall and Farming Museum FREE OF CHARGE! These backpacks are filled with activities and puzzles to help you enjoy your visit. Ask a member of staff for a backpack when you enter the building.

The popular children’s playground at Normanby Hall Country Park includes a large adventure structure, a wooden activity train, swings, a multi-seesaw and a wooden tunnel and slide adventure structure. Suitable for children aged between 3 and 13, the playground allows children to play safely while parents sit and watch.

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