Things to see & do


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Don't miss

  • The hands-on room: model the hats and rifle through the wardrobe
  • The servant areas opened as part of the Opening Closed Doors (OCD) project
  • The breathtaking views from scout point
  • The cocktail cabinet in the sitting room
  • The bowling green lawn is the perfect place to enjoy some sunshine
  • Freshly baked cakes and home cooked food in the café
  • The gazebo, which is in need of a bit of TLC but still a great place to stop and admire the garden
  • Scone of the month in the café


There are lots of family fun events this summer

There are lots of family fun events this summer

This summer there are lots of exciting events taking place, from family fun with laundry days and 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 days, to the monthly jazz club and an outdoor performance of 'Treasure Island.'


Family Trail

There's family fun to be had in the house and gardens - why not pick up a spotter trail in the house, or hunt for treasure in the gardens with a pirate trail? Just ask for the trails when you arrive.

Explore the collection

Want to find out more about all of the fantastic things in the house? The National Trust collections website has information on the amazing collection, such as the Marion Dorn carpet in the Saloon.

50 things to do

Are you up to our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenge? Here you can...

  • discover what's in a pond
  • hunt for bugs
  • fly a kite
  • track wild animals