Events

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Events for everyone

We've got lots on offer, both inside and out with events and activities for everyone. Get up close with wildlife and go wild with the 50 Things challenge. There is never a dull day at Stourhead.

Arcadia to Armageddon

The Scraptors team create art using scrap materials 

The Scraptors team create art using scrap materials

Thursday 28 May, drop in between 10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30-4pm

Join local artists the Scraptors in the Discovery Centre and help create a sculpture using recycled material, illuminating the effect of WW1 on the local community. This is part of an exciting heritage Lottery funded project 'Stourhead will never forget'.

Breast Cancer Care - Pink Ribbonwalk

Take part and help raise much needed funds for Breast Cancer Care © Breast Cancer Care

Take part and help raise much needed funds for Breast Cancer Care

Saturday 6 June

Take part in a 5, 10 or 20 mile walk around Stourhead to support those living with breast cancer in the UK. Register to take part by visiting their website and quote STOURHEAD1 to get £5 off your registration.

A day in the woods: Bushcraft workshop

A kettle boiling over a rustic campfire at a ranger event © National Trust

A kettle boiling over a rustic campfire at a ranger event

Wednesday 17 June, 10am-4pm

This could be the best Fathers Day gift ever. Join local expert Greg on this incredible wilderness survival skills course. Pull on your boots for a fun and fascinating day in the forest, learning knife techniques, the secrets of fire lighting and building a shelter. Adults £85 including lunch. Book you place on 01747 841152.

Forest Fridays

Have a go at making your own woodland camp © National trust/Peter Sword

Have a go at making your own woodland camp

 Friday 7, 14, 21 and 28 August 11am -3pm

Get outdoors and closer to nature. Build a den, create wild art, make a mud pie, and become nature detectives - there's something for everyone. Bushcraft expert Greg will be running sessions on making your own woodland camp and surviving the forest. Our tree climbing team will also be on hand if you've got a head for height (£5 per climb).

 

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