Get ready to dive into Bug Week at Grass Hoppers! Get up close and personal with fascinating creepy crawlies, all thanks to our friends at Creature Connections! Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn and explore the world of bugs as well as 1 hour of proper playtime!

Hopper will be hosting a Bug Ball, where you can enjoy proper playtime, party dancing, great games, and bug crafts! Plus, Hoppers party guests will also enjoy tasty pizza and yummy treats too- Woohoo!

And that’s not all! Make sure to participate in our Bug Treasure Hunt for a chance to win a hoppy hamper!

Attention schools! Exciting competition alert!

We’re hosting an amazing competition, and your whole class could WIN a HOPPY trip to Grass Hoppers for a session of proper playtime!

Grand prize

A FREE trip to Grass Hoppers Soft Play for your entire class!

What you need to do…

1. Write a short story

Theme: Hopper’s Half Term Adventures… Why not draw inspiration from your half term fun?

Length: 50-250 words


2. Design a book cover

Be as colourful as you like, just remember to include the title and Hopper.


3. How to enter

Entry period: From now until Sunday 9th June

Submit via Email:  [email protected] OR direct message us on FB/Instagram – make sure to include your name, age and school



4. Winners Announcement

Winners will be announced on 14th June on our website and social media channels


Terms and Conditions: Competition is open to all Yorkshire Schools and closes on Sunday 9th June. The entrants must write a short story between 50-250 words about Hopper’s Half term adventures and design a book cover to go with this. The winner will be announced by 14th June on our website and social media channels. By submitting your entry you are agreeing to have your story and design shared on our social channels. The winning entry will received a school trip for their year group up to 32 children and the class must visit before 19th July during off peak sessions.

Have you heard the buzz?

We are super excited to introduce Yorkshire Garden Centres’ BRAND NEW loyalty scheme, THE GREEN CARD. Get ready for a world of hoppy perks and exclusive offers

  • Purchase and redeem your play tickets
  • Enjoy exclusive offers in Grass Hoppers and the Garden Centre
  • Collect points on your tickets and in Woody’s Kitchen*
  • Order yummy grub right to your table whilst your little ones enjoy proper playtime!

*To accumulate points on play tickets, ensure you have a Green Card account before you make the purchase and use the same email address linked to your Green Card account during the booking process. Please note that points cannot be retroactively applied. For further details, refer to the Terms & Conditions provided here. 

Soft Indoor Play & Outdoor Playground

Grass Hoppers is a safe and secure play space for families. You’ll find a fantastic soft indoor play area and huge outdoor adventure playground where children up to the age of 10 years old can enjoy proper playtime!

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Term Time Activities

Who’s ready for some term time fun? We are delighted to be joined by Samantha and Laura who will host their Baby Classes in our Party Rooms at Grass Hoppers. These classes are the perfect opportunity to learn, play and make new friends too, all in a safe environment.

Available Monday to Friday Off Peak Sessions

Childminders can enjoy off-peak proper playtime sessions for just £3.50 per child!*

Free break out room when you book 10 or more children!**

*Present an Official Ofsted ID upon entry else you will be charged full price
**Subject to availability, only available Monday to Friday during Off Peak sessions. Food and drink not included.

Peaceful Playtime Sessions

We are thrilled to launch Peaceful Playtime sessions right up until June, helping you plan for proper playtime in advance.

Peaceful play sessions will have a reduced capacity with lots of open space for play, low music, and a calming room if your little ones need a break!

Not only that but you’ll be scanned straight in meaning no queuing!

Hop online to book your session for peaceful play with the family in a safe, secure, and fun environment.


Hiding just beyond the outdoor play area at Grass Hoppers Tong is a secret little woodland, Yorkshire Muddings and our Grass Hoppers gang at Tong have turned the area into a beautiful secret woodland garden for stay and play sessions outside in nature.

Woody’s Kitchen

Great grub is available every day for kids and grown ups including breakfast, light bites, toasties and jacket potatoes plus our infamous Hearty’s food hall burger and Woody’s Pizzas, all made fresh for you every day!

Click & Serve

You can now order delicious grub straight to your table and pay contact free with our Click & Serve app! Simply scan Woody’s QR code on your table, select your grub and we’ll bring your food to you – it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Have a hoppy birthday party!

Enjoy party playtime and a birthday banquet for you and all your friends! There’s a choice of three fantastic party packages and brilliant party rooms with plenty of space, it’s the perfect place for parties!

Booking is Easy!

All party bookings are taken online and it’s very simple to do – If you already know the package you want you can skip straight to booking. If needed, you can call in store to complete an online party booking at Grass Hoppers with a member of our team.

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A Day Out for all the family!

Find Grass Hoppers Play Area at Tong Garden Centre, a fun-filled family destination in the heart of Yorkshire.

Now one of the largest garden centres here in Yorkshire, Tong is also home to a large plant area, an impressive outdoor living range, an inspiring home and gift department, an fantastic toy shop plus retail concessions including Pavers Shoes, Bon Marche and Maidenhead Aquatics, where you’re welcome to feed the fish after playtime!

And don’t forget to visit Hearty’s Food Hall, which boasts Tong’s very own butchery, bakery and deli as well as a wide choice of local and regional produce!

Open daily with extensive parking, Tong Garden Centre is an enjoyable day out for families!


The team at Tong Garden Centre are delighted to introduce our brand-new second centre at Tingley. Hosting a family of experiences that our customers have come to know and love.



Adults must supervise children in their care at all times. We can accept no responsibility for any injuries or loss howsoever caused.