For families

Family fun in the sun © NTPL/national trust

Family fun in the sun

A summer of fun

Join us for an action packed summer bursting with events. Pick up one of our ever popular garden trails or join us for falconry, free face painting and tree climbing at our family fun day.
Learn what it was like to be a wartime evacuee at Hinton Ampner, visit a dormitory, try on wartime clothing and receive your weekly ration of sweets.

Top 10 50 things to do at Hinton Ampner

  • 1. Climb a tree
  • 4. Build a den
  • 10. Play conkers
  • 13. Make a mud pie
  • 18. Create some wild art
  • 22. Explore inside a tree
  • 30. Hold a scary beast
  • 31. Hunt for bugs
  • 36. Make a home for a wild animal
  • 44. Go bird watching

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4

What will you see up a tree?

What will you see up a tree?

There are loads of 50 things adventures you can have at Hinton Ampner this summer. Explore the top of a giant oak tree on our tree climbing expedition. Bring nature back to your own garden by building a wild animal shelter or get really muddy on our mud pie making event.

Downloadable quizzes and trails

We're family friendly

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Pushchairs admitted
  • Bottle warming facilities
  • Microwave to heat baby food
  • High chairs available in tea room
  • Child friendly cups and plates
  • Colouring sheets and crayons in tea room
  • Family trails in house & garden