Discover what 50 things you can tick off at Attingham

Young boy climbing a tree

Get exploring and see what 50 things adventures you can get up to at Attingham. Throughout the year, there are plenty of activities for you to tick off. From building a den in the Deer Park, playing pooh sticks off one of our bridges and running across the Bee Lawn bare foot, you’re bound to have fun getting up to a few adventures.

Tick off number 44: Go bird watching
Young Boy Bird Watching with binoculars in spring
Tick off number 24 and head out on a barefoot adventure
A close up of a child's feet between the grass and daisies

Top 5 summer activities for the self-led adventurer 

Play pooh sticks

With bridges across the River Tern, find a unique stick and have a game of pooh sticks with your friends

Go on a walk barefoot

Feel the grass between your toes and go on a barefoot walk across the lawn. The best places are in front of the mansion and the bee house. 

Climb a tree

How high will you get? Remember to be careful! 

Build a den

The best place to build a den is in the Deer Park, there are lots of natural materials for you to play with.

Create some wild art

Be inspired by the bright colourful flowers and the natural materials you can find around the parkland and create your own masterpiece. 

...and discover our top 5 winter 50 Things activity suggestions

Run around in the rain

Put your wellies on and explore Attingham and find the biggest puddle you can.

Build a den

Not just for the summer - can you build a den to shelter from the wintry weather?

Play in the snow

If you're lucky enough to get some snow where you live make a snowman, a snow angel or write a message in the snow.

Go on a nature walk at night

You could head out for a walk in the park in the late afternoon at dusk. Will you spot any nocturnal animals on your adventure?

Make a trail with sticks

Head to our woodland to collect some sticks and have a go at making a trail for your family and friends to follow.
 

 
Tick off number 35: Discover what's in a pond
Young girl within the long grass getting ready to pond dip with her large net

For the trickier adventures

Over the school holidays, look out for our organised events and activities where you can tick off 50 Things activities.

  • Find a geocache

  • Camp in the wild

  • Canoe down a river 

 

Upcoming events

Father Christmas at Attingham Park 2017

Mon 18 Dec 2017
09:30-09:45
Pre-book your visit to see Father Christmas and his elves and receive a traditional teddy bear memento of your visit. Step through the wardrobe for a new magical experience for 2017.

A 1940s Christmas at Attingham

Mon 18 Dec 2017
10:00-16:00
Discover the sights and sounds of an atmospheric, festively decorated 1940s Mansion, this December. Uncover Christmas traditions from the 1940s, continue your own Attingham inspired traditions, or discover something new to celebrate this Christmas.

Father Christmas 2017 - new tickets released

Fri 22 Dec 2017
16:30-16:45
Visit Father Christmas and his elves and receive a traditional teddy bear memento of your visit. Step through the wardrobe for a new magical experience for 2017. Very limited tickets released after Snow day reshuffle.

Deer feeding

Sat 23 Dec 2017
14:00-14:30
See the Attingham fallow deer herd up close as we feed them their winter rations.

Mansion Winter tours 2018

Sat 06 Jan 2018
11:00-12:00
The Mansion will only be open for exclusive tours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6 January to 11 February 2018. Each guided tour gives you the chance to see behind the scenes inside the mansion while it is normally closed to the public.

Introduction to Stargazing - an evening of talks and telescopes

Fri 02 Feb 2018
19:00-21:30
Ever wondered what the difference between a stargazer and an astronomer is or wondered how big the universe actually is? Then this is an evening of talks and telescopes designed for you. (This event is suitable for over 16s).