Booking for activities is strictly limited due to COVID. Our booking system is under development. See What’s On? for current activities.

We have a range of sessions and activities running that require booking in advance – you can book your places using Bookwhen which is shown below (Scroll down).

There are other events that run in the park but they are not always run via Friends of Rowntree Park and they have their own booking systems. If you look at our events page, some of the links/details are there.

The booking system below includes both adult and family events run by Friends of Rowntree Park.

Our regular children’s events are below and be booked via this page:

Forest School for Little Ones  (2-5 year olds) – Friday mornings – current fully booked but you can be added to the waiting list. There may be additional sessions from September 2021.

Forest School for Big Ones (6-12 year olds) – One Saturday each month.

Home Education – Home Education sessions monthly on Wednesday mornings.

The Very Young Friends of Rowntree Park – the 1st Thursday of each month in the afternoon.

Yoga for little ones – Tuesday mornings in June & July

Education sessions – schools and nurseries – contact us at

Scarecrow Trail
3rd-4th of July we are running a scarecrow trail around the streets near the park. The theme is ‘the last 100 years’ to celebrate the park’s centenary. Trail sheets are just £2. Linked to this event, Story Craft Theatre are running some special sessions for families. You can book places using their link here