Things to see & do

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Colourful autumn days

Join us for autumn walking events

Join us for autumn walking events

  • Kick through falling leaves as the trees take on firelight colours in the parkland
  • Look for wildlife and see our fallow deer.
  • There are plenty of late-season flowers to admire and inspire in the gardens.
  • Explore the house and see what we're cooking in the Victorian kitchen.
  • Browse for Christmas gifts and treats in the Servants’ Hall shop.

Walks and talks

Join one of our Meet the Gardener talks and find out more

There are just-turn-up talks and tours in the house and around the park nearly every day.

Introductory talks are outside the gatehouse and costume talks are in the great hall. They're free and there's no need to book. Visitor Reception staff will let you know what's happening on your way in.

The mown grassy paths in the parkland are flat but we'd recommend sturdy footwear now that the weather has turned wetter.

What's on

Come along with the family for half-term Hallowe'en Pumpkin trails (£2 per trail).

Book ahead for our special creative Christmas workshops.

Father Christmas has started taking bookings and we're planning the festive decorations for the house in December.

For families

  • Tick things off your 50 things to do... list - fly a kite, catch a falling leaf, play conkers...
  • Find out about the Victorian lives of the Lucy family and their servants in the house and outbuildings.
  • Enjoy the space and fresh air whatever the weather. There's always wildlife to spot in the parkland and along the river.

Treat yourselves

Our Orangery restaurant will be closed for refurbishment 3-23 November (hot and cold drinks and cakes still available). You're always welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy by the river.

Our shops stock Charlecote venison, hogget and honey, lots of locally made goodies and the best of the National Trust ranges.

Come and see us this winter

Enjoy a winter stroll through the park at Charlecote Park

  • Find gifts for all in our shops
  • Visit Father Christmas and see the house decorated for Christmas
  • Enjoy a fresh-air walk away from the central heating
  • Spot the first snowdrops
  • Reduced admission rates
     

Make a note for next spring

Talk to one of our friendly room guides

  • Explore the house and chat to our friendly room guides when the house re-opens in February
  • Soak up scent and colour in the parterre and woodland garden
  • Enjoy your first picnic of the year by the river
  • Spot wildlife in the park

Pop back in the summer

Enjoy an easy walk through the parkland this summer

  • Spot our new lambs and fawns in the parkland
  • Try a game of croquet in our glorious gardens
  • Join us for children’s summer holiday activities
  • Book ahead to enjoy special events in this beautiful setting
     

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