February half term fun

A child jumping in a muddy puddle

There's plenty going on this February half term from a nature trail around the garden to Wild Tribe on Sunday 17 February.

February half term trail

Saturday 16-Sunday 24 February, 11am-4pm

Follow the foraging in nature trail through the garden and grounds, hunting out the clues to help you claim your prize. £1 (includes a badge as a prize).

Wild Tribe-Build a home for nature

Sunday 17 February, 11am-3pm

Build a home for nature. Get ready for spring by making and taking home your own bird box, bug hotel, spider web catchers and more.(Drop in event, no booking required, National Trust members free, non-members will need to pay normal admission). Please look at the events listing on the 'What's on' section of the website for the full details.

The castle is currently closed for its winter conservation clean but will reopen on Saturday 9 March.

In the visitor centre families can pick up colouring in sheets or have a read of a book from the second hand book shelf.

Other self-led activities over half term include geocaching, orienteering and walking. More details of these can be found at visitor reception.