For families

Big Camp

Join us for a wild camping adventure © NTPL/National Trust

Join us for a wild camping adventure

Join us for a wild night of camping and see how many 50 things challenges you can complete in one night. Toast marshmallows on the camp fire, sleep under canvas and wake up at Hinton Ampner.

  • Sat 20 June
  • Adult £15, Child £10


Tudor explorations

Don’t get lost in our straw bale maze © NTPL/NTPL

Don’t get lost in our straw bale maze

Join us for a summer of Tudor exploration, starting with the Big Dig on 15-19 July. Join us as we try to find the lost Tudor manor of Hinton Ampner. Discover our Tudor history on our summer trail and have a go at digging your own Tudor treasure in our mock archaeology pits.

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. Learn how to plant you own vegetables and then take them home to grow and eat them. Head down to the woods for a spot of den building or make your own artistic wild art masterpiece.

Where to play?

Want to bounce a ball, throw a frisbee or ride your scooter? Then head out to our parkland and enjoy the of space. There's 80 acres of ancient parkland to run around and play in or hunt for bugs in the trees. This will help us to conserve the formal garden. Pick up a map at visitor reception.

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