Events

Stretch your legs on a Ranger Ramble

Explore our huge estate © Paul Hewitt

Explore our huge estate

Join our ranger on a seasonal countryside walk to discover the wildlife and history of the Wallington estate.

  • Every second Monday of the month, 2pm.
  • Meet under the Clocktower.
  • Normal admission charges apply.

Cycle to Wallington

Get on your bike for a friendly welcome at a property near you © British Cycling

Get on your bike for a friendly welcome at a property near you

The National Trust has teamed up with British cycling to bring you a series of Sky Rides this summer. We have four scenic round trips riding from Ponteland to Wallington and then returning.

So earn your lunch by joining us on 8 June, 12 July, 10 or 31 August.

These rides are free, but booking is essential through the Sky Ride website.

Broomhouse Farm event: Camping.

Stay in a tent and visit the animals! © Basildon Park

Stay in a tent and visit the animals!

Join Farmers Ian and Yvonne and all the animals at Broomhouse Farm for a special camping experience. Stay on a working farm and experience all the joys of getting closer to nature. Camper van and caravan pitches also available.

Friday 15 to Sunday 31 August.

Prices available on request email Ian on: ircairns@outlook.com

Trevelyan play at Wallington

Den building in action © Basildon Park

Den building in action

Discover how the Trevelyan family lived and played at Wallington, with indoor activities and outdoor adventures every day. It could be a water fight, a farm visit or den building. Whatever it is it’s bound to be fun! See our summer holiday planner for more details.

Saturday 19 July to Sunday 31 August.

Normal admission charges apply.

Meet the Gruffalo

Meet the Gruffalo in the deep dark wood. © 2009 Orange Eyes Ltd

Meet the Gruffalo in the deep dark wood.

Help celebrate 15 years of the Gruffalo at Wallington! Enjoy a host of Gruffalo themed activities in the deep, dark wood. Follow our Gruffalo trail, watch the films, listen to the stories and of course meet the Gruffalo himself! Normal admission charges apply & small charge for some activities.


Sunday 24 & Monday 25 August, 11am – 4pm

The Pirates of Penzance

Enjoy open-air theatre in the courtyard at Wallington © Michael Thomson

Enjoy open-air theatre in the courtyard at Wallington

Illyria return with a swashbuckling version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s much loved comic opera in the beautiful setting of Wallington courtyard. Full of wonderful melodies, wit and humour, this promises to be a performance not to be missed! Illyria is an Equity Outdoor Touring Guidelines compliant company.

Saturday 16 August, 7.30pm.

Adult £19, child £9.50. Booking fee applies.

To book Tel: 0844 249 1895, or click the following link.

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