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

Inside Out - Autumn I Spy

Wed 18 Oct 2017
09:00-16:30
Autumn is heading Attingham's way and the estate is changing colour. Pick up an I Spy sheet and Mouse trail to see what you can see inside and out.

Attingham Run groups

Fri 20 Oct 2017
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.

Wilderness Girl with WildLife Survival School

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-15:30
..so you've done the mud run, you've been to boot-camp, but have you got what it takes to survive? Join Wildlife Survival School to find out.

Spooky creatures of Attingham Wood Trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-16:00
Explore the grounds with a spooky family trail this October half-term at Attingham.

Pumpkin Carving

Tue 24 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Try your hand at making this traditional Hallowe'en decoration - what will you carve? A face, a shape, or something more spooky?

Wild times: back to nature

Thu 26 Oct 2017
10:00-11:00
Leave the screens and technology behind and join the WildLife Survival school for fun around the campfire.