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

Attingham Woollen Woods

Sat 17 Nov 2018
10:00-16:00
Experience Hall-wool-een in a completely different light this year and visit the first ever Attingham Woollen Woods as crafted creatures take over a section of the Mile Walk. Or even better- help us create the trail by sending in your fibre creations

Deer feeding

Sat 17 Nov 2018
14:00-14:30
See the Attingham fallow deer herd up close as we feed them their winter rations.

Exercise with Buggy Active Shrewsbury

Wed 21 Nov 2018
11:15-12:15
Join Buggy Active in beautiful Attingham Park for a 45min exercise class with your baby. Get fit , burn fat, strengthen and tone without the need for childcare. Suitable for all levels .

Make a Wooden Elf workshop

Sat 24 Nov 2018
10:00-10:30
Get into the festive spirit and create an elf decoration for your home or garden at our Make a Wooden Elf workshops. Join our Outdoor Team for this festive family friendly activity where you can use natural materials to make a mini elf.

Father Christmas at Attingham Park 2018

Sat 01 Dec 2018
09:30-09:45
Pre-book your visit to see Father Christmas and his elves. Step through the wardrobe for a magical experience to receive a traditional teddy bear memento of your visit.

1940s Christmas Mansion Timed Ticket entry 2018

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-12:00
This December discover an atmospheric, festively decorated 1940s Mansion. This year all visits to the Mansion are by pre-booked timed entry tickets to keep visits special (free for NT Members, admission applies on the day for non-members).