Prehistoric visitors let loose in White Rose this summer

A man in a hat with a bandana over his mouth holds a small dinosaur in a sling. There is a giant bone on the floor.

Guests are invited to travel back in time this summer with White Rose Shopping Centre’s new Dino Discovery Trail, a free family experience arriving in-centre from Monday (31 July 2023) through to 3 September.

The roar-some trail features 11 different dinosaurs located across the centre, including majestic brachiosaurus, breathtaking diplodocus, and even baby stegosaurus – and guests who track down all of the ferocious visitors will be rewarded with a dino-mite prize.

What’s more, the centre will host a number of Dino Days throughout August, including special performances and the chance to get up-close and personal with a variety of dinos, from the giant T-Rex and mighty Spinosaurus as well as a selection of colourful raptors, all while learning fun, fascinating facts from years gone by.

White Rose’s free Dino Days will be hosted in The Village from 11am–5pm on the following dates, and guests can drop in with no booking required:

  • Friday 4 August
  • Friday 11 August
  • Friday 18 August
  • Friday 25 August
  • Monday 28 August

Steven Foster, Centre Director at White Rose Shopping Centre, said:

“We’re excited to announce the launch of our first-ever Dino Discovery Trail and exclusive Dino Days activities here at White Rose, which is like nothing we have ever done before at the centre.

“We’re sure the activities will provide hours of endless fun for the whole family, and we can’t wait to see guests tracking down and having fun with our ferocious dinos this summer.”

White Rose is the perfect destination for unmissable family fun this summer, boasting more than 100 shops including Flying Tiger, The Entertainer, Build-a-Bear Workshop, and more, plus family-friendly restaurants such as Five Guys, Fridays, and Nando’s – all under one roof. With more than 5,000 free parking spaces and long opening hours, from 10am–9pm weekdays, 9am–8pm Saturdays and 11am–5pm Sundays, it’s easy to plan a day out to keep the family entertained.

The free Dino Discovery Trail is open from 31 July to 3 September, and guests can visit Customer Services to collect a trail map. For more information, visit


This post is based on a press release issued on behalf of White Rose Shopping Centre

Photo: Dino Discovery Trail at White Rose. Credit White Rose Shopping Centre


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