Summer holiday adventures at Attingham
Summer is the perfect time to get the family outdoors and Attingham is the perfect place to do so. Dust off your picnic blanket, pack up your favourite sandwiches and enjoy long lazy days in the sunshine as we've packed the summer holidays with fun family activities.
Perfect for young adventurers
Whether you're coming along to one of our organised activities or planning your own adventure in the grounds, there's plenty to keep you busy at Attingham, visit after visit!
Our summer highlights are listed below. Additional charges apply to take part in our organised activities, booking is essential and prices vary. Please visit out What's On page for more information and to book.
Attingham Park Safari
Every Tuesday between 31 July and 28 August take a seat on a tractor and trailer 'Safari' through Attingham Park to find out more about the wildlife that live within the park at Attingham. Tickets cost £4.50 per adult and £3.50 per child, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential via the What's On page of the website here or by calling 03442491895.
Wild Times: Back to nature
Every Thursday between 2-30 August during the summer holidays WildLife Survival School will be at Attingham running bushcraft and nature and outdoor sessions. Activities will vary over the week, sessions will take place at timed intervals on each day between 10am and 3pm, and are approximately 1 hour long. Sessions are suitable for ages 5-11 years old and cost £5 per child to take part (plus booking fee). Booking is essential via the WildLife Survival School here.
Fun and laughter with open air family theatre: The Midnight Gang (by David Walliams).
Friday 3 August: Drum roll, please... Heartbreak Production invites you to join us for the grand opening of 'The Lord Funt Hospital Playground', a spectacular new play area for the convalescent child. Tom and his friends will be there, too, but you might know them best as The Midnight Gang. When everyone else is sweetly sleeping, they gather in the middle of the night in the name of magic, mischief, and memory making. Join Heartbreak and the gang on this crucial mission to overcome our greatest fears and uncover the magic ingredient to a fantastic friendship.
Be prepared to be daring at this outdoor adaptation of David Walliams' bestseller. Who knows where the night may lead?
Tickets cost £15 per adult and £10 per child, family tickets are available, booking is essential. Tickets are available from the What's On page of the website here or by calling 03442 491895.
The Attingham Camp!
Attingham Camp is back again for the third year, this year it will be taking place on Saturday 25 August.
Explore Attingham at night, cosying up to a bonfire and sleeping under the stars. We'll be hosting a range of evening and after-dark family activities for everyone to enjoy, including stories and marshmallows around the camp fire, twilight bush craft and star watching with the Shropshire Astrological Society. Places cost £30 per adult, £15 per child, and £5 for under 2s (plus booking fee) and places must be booked in advance via the website here.
Plan your own adventure with '50 Things to do before you're 11¾'
Pick up your free 50 Things to do before you're 11¾ scrapbook from Visitor Reception and start ticking off the list of ideas to get you exploring the outdoors and nature. Don't forget to collect a sticker from our Reception team on the way out to stick on the pages you've completed.
Admission to Attingham Park
Entry to Attingham Park is free for National Trust members and under 5s, admission charges will apply for non-members. Additional charges will apply to take part in some of the events and activities.