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

The College Series - Park life: The Attingham deer

Thu 20 Sep 2018
18:30-20:30
Follow in the footsteps of past Shropshire Adult Education College students as you enjoy a glass of white wine before heading up to the former College lecture theatre where one of our specialists brings to life their passion for their subject.

Attingham Run groups

Fri 21 Sep 2018
18:30-19:30
Join one of our three run groups on either Tuesday or Friday evening. Tuesday hosts our beginners and intermediate run groups and Friday our girls only group.

Harvest Crafts with Wild Craftist

Sat 22 Sep 2018
10:30-13:00
Come and make your very own seasonal pine cone creature over the weekend of 22nd/23rd September at Attingham Park. You can choose between making a Harvest Mouse or an Autumn Owl.

Exercise with Buggy Active Shrewsbury

Wed 26 Sep 2018
11:15-12:00
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 .

Store Stories: A behind the scenes tour

Thu 27 Sep 2018
10:30-12:00
Enjoy a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes in the Mansion. See the hidden treasures in the collection stores at Attingham, and meet the team carrying out some of the conservation work we do.

Repton and the Landscape of Attingham Walk

Fri 28 Sep 2018
11:00-13:00
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.