February half term at Brockhampton Estate

Following a trail at Brockhampton Estate

This half term at Brockhampton Estate follow the Wind in the Willows family trail, have fun making Valentine's Day crafts and explore the manor house and estate.

Wind in the Willows family trail

The whole family can join in to follow a map and find clues hidden around the manor house and gardens at Brockhampton. The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Kenneth Grahame first published in 1908 and focuses on the adventures of Mole, Mr. Toad, Badger and Ratty. Once you’ve found all the clues you can solve the puzzle and win a prize!

Don’t forget to pick up a free copy of the 50 things to do before you are 11 ¾ and see what adventures can be had at Brockhampton Estate.  Explore the natural play trail winding through the woodland, climb a tree and jump in a puddle!

Having fun in muddy puddles
Having fun in muddy puddles

Valentine’s Day

Enjoy Valentine ’s Day by taking a walk with your loved ones through the picturesque setting of Brockhampton Estate parkland. Younger members of the family can make a Valentine’s Day card and enjoy some crafts in the Granary.

If you’re looking to treat someone special we are also offering a lovely romantic meal for two in the Old Apple Store tea room for £20.00. Booking is advised to avoid disappointment!

Bread making

Bread making in the manor house kitchen
Bread making in the manor house kitchen


Join us on Thursday 16 February and Monday 20 February from 11am - 2.30pm for traditional bread making in the Edwardian kitchen. Children can weigh, mix and knead their loaves, then take it home to watch it rise in the oven. Every child who participates will be able to take their tasty homemade loaf home to share with the rest of the family.

Winter walks

There are six walking routes on the estate suitable for all ages and abilities. Bring the whole family including the family dog and explore miles of our woods and parkland.

Enjoying a walk next to the wildflower meadow
Enjoying a walk next to the wildflower meadow

Warming refreshments

Visit the Granary for some warming winter refreshments. A selection of hot pots, soups, jacket potatoes and hot drinks are available to warm everyone up.