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 44: Go bird watching
Tick off number 24 and head out on a barefoot adventure
A close up of a child's feet between the grass and daisies
Tick off number 24 and head out on a barefoot adventure

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
Tick off number 35: Discover what's in a pond

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

Night Run - New Date 17th March

Sat 17 Mar 2018
Join us for our fourth Night Run through the park at Attingham. Suitable for beginners to running, regular runners, families, friends and anyone who'd like to experience running at Attingham at night!

Natural Craft workshops with WildLife Survival School

Sun 18 Mar 2018
Join WildLife Survival School for a series of Natural Craft workshops focusing on basketry and spoon carving using only hand tools.

Woodland Tots with WildLife Survival School

Wed 21 Mar 2018
WildLife Survival School are encouraging adventurous tots (3-4 years) out into the woods at Attingham Park. Inspiring children with the magic of the outdoors at the earliest possible opportunity and helping them explore the natural world.

Repton and the Landscape of Attingham Walk

Fri 23 Mar 2018
Discover how Humphry Repton dramatically changed the landscape of Attingham on these gentle strolls around some of the areas of the estate most changed by him, along the river and through the Park.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts at Attingham

Sat 24 Mar 2018
Join us for our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts. Explore the grounds and help Lord Berwick find his missing golden egg. We'll be holding the trails on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 March and on the Easter weekend from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April.

Have a Go Archery with the Bowbrook Archers

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Join Bowbrook Archers and try your hand on our archery range! Find them in the Play Field, up the mile walk. We'll also have our Archery Arrows kit out for young Robin Hoods to take aim with. Suitable for 6 years+ (at instructors discretion)