For families

Be sure to visit Old Lodge in the Park

Old Lodge picnic and play area in the park is a great place to let the kids run riot. With its straw maze, rustic play equipment, allotment and '50 things' activity area, it'll keep the whole family entertained.

Explore the park with a kids' tracker pack

Before you start exploring the park, pick up a free kids' tracker pack from reception and have a go at bug-hunting, identifying trees, spying on the deer, using a compass and much more besides (£5 refundable deposit).

Family events throughout the year

From living history camps to family nature trails and toddler trails, we have a range of family-friendly events throughout the year, especially during school holidays and half-terms.

Fantastic old trees are everywhere at Dyrham © Jennie Woodcock

Fantastic old trees are everywhere at Dyrham

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Have you heard about the National Trust's list of 50 things to do before you're 11¾?

It's all about getting outdoors and trying all sorts of fun, simple things that just about anyone can do.

At Dyrham, you can fly a kite, hunt for bugs, discover what's in a pond, 'plant it, grow it, eat it', and find your way with a map and a compass...