Croquet on the lawn
Try something different; challenge your friends and family to a game of croquet. Have an unforgettable game playing against the magical backdrop of A la Ronde and the Exe Estuary. Just ask in the shop to collect the mallets and balls.
Build the tower
We have a range of games you can play on the lawn for free. Test how steady your hand is with a giant game of Jenga. Just pop into the shop to collect the blocks from our staff.
Fancy a game?
Why not enjoy the sun and fresh air with a quick game of noughts and crosses on the lawn. Collect the game from our shop.
Giant board games
Give our giant game of snakes and ladders a go or try your skills playing hoopla. Pop into the shop to try our free lawn games.
Explore the house and discover its secrets with our two family trails:
- Learn more about the Parminter's incredible tour around Europe and the souvenirs they brought back.
- Discover the secrets of the Parminter's craftwork on our second trail, from the Shell Gallery to pictures made of seaweed, sand and card.
Make your own silhouettes
Want to make your own feather frieze or silhouette? Help yourself to feathers and card in the Drawing Room and see what you can create.
Feeling inspired by the Shell Gallery? Help yourself to some shells and card in the Dressing Room and see what pictures you can make.
Become an expert
The Sidmouth Croquet Club runs free croquet sessions on the lawn, the second Tuesday of every month between May and September. Email us or call 01395 265514 to find out more.