50 summer things at Penrhyn Castle

Every Wednesday from 21 July to 25 August, 12-4pm.

Take part in the 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenges at Penrhyn Castle. 50 things is all about getting outdoors and closer to nature with activities from flying a kite to tracking wild animals. Sign up online and children can earn badges, collect secret rewards and the whole family can enjoy a great day out.

Get stuck in and see how many things you can tick off the list. You can pick up a scrapbook from the visitor welcome centre and get going...what's stopping you?

    Discover birds and mammals

    bird watching at Trelissick

    4 August, 12-4pm

    This week we'll be looking at the larger animals that live around the castle and exploring ways of collecting data on them. Why not enjoy a game of bird bingo?

    - Make a 'track trap' to see what lives in your garden

    - Bird watching

    - Tracking wild animals

    - Guess the track

    House of fun

    Den building

    11 August, 12-4pm

    We'll have our building hats on this week as we make everything from woodland dens to bug hotels and climbing trees. Why not make your own mud pie in our mud kitchen.

    - Build a bug hotel

    - Climb a tree

    - Build a den

    - Barefoot challenge

    - Mud kitchen

    Wild art

    A child enjoying making some wild art

    18 August, 12-4pm

    Get creative with natural materials as we learn how to make all kinds of art out of things you can find at your feet.

    - Create wild art

    - Make a mud pie

    - Make a grass trumpet

    - Make a daisy chain

    Find the way

    Children have a go at orienteering

    25 August, 12-4pm

    This summer, why not go for a walk in the woods? Learn different ways to navigate through the woods, so you never need worry about getting lost again.

    - Find a geocache

    - Fly a kite

    - Find you way with a map and compass

    - Make a trail with sticks

    - Roll down a big hill

    For more information on our events call us on 01248 353084, or email us.