Last Updated on July 13, 2023 by Suzy McCullough

We love ice cream and we especially love spending some time at a nice ice cream parlour or ice cream farm. In this round-up post, I have included some great ice-cream parlours in Yorkshire all with something extra to do there other than just eat wonderful ice cream. These are all perfect for families.

A lot of the following ice cream farms and parlours are seasonal. Please check their website or Facebook page before leaving to see if they are open.

Beacon Hill Farm Ice-Cream, Whitby

All of our ice cream is made right here on our farm just outside of Whitby. We use fresh whole milk, double cream and the finest ingredients to create our mouth-watering flavours. No artificial flavours or colourings! We use natural fruit pastes for delicious ice cream! We have a large range of flavours that is constantly changing so keep checking back for any new ones! 

Beacon Hill Farm

Outside there is a new play area for the kids plus an indoor bouncy castle. You can even take your tent and go camping (with or without electric). There’s a large field where you can sit and enjoy an ice cream or a light meal from their tearoom. They also have an excellent free trail in the woodland.

Address: Beacon Way, Sneaton, Whitby YO22 5HS, North Yorkshire
More about Beacon Hill

Billy Bob’s Parlour, Skipton

Go old school with ice cream staples like Vanilla and Mint Choc Chip or pick from high-falutin’ flavours like Key Lime Pie, Rainbow Sherbet or Cotton Candy; there’s nearabout 30 or so on offer. Pile ’em high on a cone, or push the boat out with a decadent sundae, we’ve all manner of homemade sauces and sprinkles that your taste buds’ll surely thank you for!

Billy Bob’s Parlour

There is an outdoor kiosk or you can reserve a table in their diner where you can enjoy all manner of American-themed food. There is a fun-themed wooden outdoor play area. They have lots of different play structures such as a fire truck, ark, train and more. Play is limited to one hour and each child will be given a wristband. There are also two large indoor play barns with swings over straw bales, slides and more.

Address: Calm Slate Farm, Bolton Abbey, BD23 6EU, North Yorkshire

More About Billy Bob’s

Birchfield Ice Cream Farm, Harrogate

Birchfield farm is a picturesque working farm nestled in the valley of Nidderdale, North Yorkshire in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is home to our herd of Jersey cows whose rich milk & cream is used to make our delicious homemade Ice cream.

The Jersey Barn Café & Ice cream parlour offers a range of hot and cold food and specials on the board daily. Farmers and Young farmers breakfast, Ham & Egg or Pie of the day, children’s menu also available. Cakes, Sundaes, waffles and a large selection of homemade Ice cream made on our farm.

Birchfield Ice-Cream

You can also see a herd of Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs and British Saddleback pigs. When in season you can pick your own strawberries. From late July until early September, they also have a maize maze with outdoor animal pens, pedal karts and seating. There is also a cafe. They have other events throughout the year which they will announce on their website.

Address: Oakmount House, Birchfield Farm, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
HG3 4JS, North Yorkshire

More About Birchfield Ice Cream Farm

Brymor Ice-Cream, Masham

Situated at High Jervaulx Farm in the rolling hills of lower Wensleydale, our Parlour and Café have become a popular stop for passing visitors and locals alike. 

With over 25 flavours of ice cream and sorbets on offer, it may take a few minutes to choose! Once you’ve decided on a flavour (or two!) sit back and enjoy the Yorkshire Dales countryside in a beautiful setting. We have loads of outdoor space for the little ones to let off steam in the garden play area.

Brymor Ice=Cream

There is a heated indoor play barn. This has a bouncy castle, giant Jenga and a few other play items. There is also an outdoor play area with mostly wooden play equipment and peddle tractors.

Address: High Jervaulx Farm, Jervaulx, Masham HG4 4PG, North Yorkshire

More About Brymor Ice Cream

Goodalls of Tong, Bradford

Wiith 20 delicious different homemade ice creams to chose from, call in and treat yourself

Goodalls of Tong

There is a farm-themed children’s play area. Plus they also have animals that you can visit such as alpacas. They also have a tearoom serving hot and cold food and drinks.

Address: Tong Ln, Tong, Bradford BD4 0RP, West Yorkshire

Mr Moo’s Ice-Cream Parlour, near Hornsea

Open again for cones, sundaes, tubs, drinks and food. Strict social distancing measures are in place with an outside queueing system. This is to protect staff and customers. Outdoor seating is available, with under cover seating in a temporary marquee – all with social distancing measures in place.

We have over 30 delicious flavours to choose from, and we’re always looking for new ones!

Mr Moo’s

They also have a farm walk and you can walk to the beach from there. Please don’t spend all day at the beach as the parking is for customers only. Please be responsible with the length of time you spend on the farm walk. This can be accessed near the caravan field.

Address: Hornsea Rd, Driffield YO25 8SY, East Yorkshire

Best Ice Cream Parlours in Yorkshire - With other things to do

Our Cow Molly, Sheffield

We are located in a small village called Dungworth in Sheffield which is just outside the peak district and is classified as an area of outstanding natural beauty. You can come up to the farm for an ice cream cone or an ice cream sundae! Sit in our ice cream parlour, or on one of our benches and enjoy the view. Or just pop in and pick up some ice cream in a tub for your tea.

We usually love you all to hang about enjoying the play park & visiting the animals, but we would massively appreciate it if you can make your visit as short as possible during this time.

Our Cow Molly

They have animals that you can visit. Plus a play area including a bouncy castle. There is also is a wooden assault course play area.

Address: Cliffe House Farm, Hill Top Rd, Dungworth, Sheffield S6 6GW, South Yorkshire

Pavilion Ice Cream Parlour Tea Rooms and Crazy Golf, Rotherham

Here at The Pavilion ice cream parlour, tearooms and crazy golf we have a mouth watering range of icecreams, icecream sundaes, homemade cakes and much more! Come and enjoy a light lunch followed by some yummy ice cream and a game on crazy golf on our 18 hole course!

Pavilion Ice Cream

You may have already figured it out but as well as ice cream and other food they also have an 18-hole crazy golf course. When they are operating normally they also have Mad Hatter tea parties, what fun!

Address: Victoria Park Lodge, Rosehill, Rawmarsh, Rotherham S62 7HJ, South Yorkshire

Best Ice Cream Parlours in Yorkshire - With other things to do

Sunnybank Gardens, near Doncaster

Sunnybank home to the Yorkshire Ice Cream Farm, we offer a fantastic range of Homemade Ice Cream.

Flavours can vary from day to day.

Sunnybank Gardens

There is also the Cowshed Tearoom, Doggy Diner, outdoor wooden play area, Crazy Golf and coin-operated karts. Please note that they no longer sell plants. They have seating indoors and outdoors. Crazy golf is £2.50 per person.

Address: Bawtry Rd, Hatfield, Doncaster DN7 6PH, South Yorkshire

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