Normanby Tots sessions give under 5s and their grown-ups the opportunity to sing, play, get messy, and take part in an activity. Please visit the ‘Events‘ page to see what’s on.

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 volunteers from 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, festivals seasonal Normanby Tots activities, athletics events, country fayres and more! For a full list of all the events and activities taking place please visit the ‘Events‘ page

Little farmers will love the under fives area, with costumes, toys and soft play.

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

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 £6.95 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? Please contact the Hall for more information, phone: 01724 720588 or email: normanby.hall@northlincs.gov.uk

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.

Children will enjoy hours of imaginative play in our two transformed play areas. They’ll explore the mega deck tower, work the sand digger and glide across the playground on the cableway. Don’t forget the ‘little farmers’ area in the Farming Museum for little explorers and the splash pad for cooling off on warm summer days.

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