Plan your perfect family day out

We have a whole host of activities for families to make the most of the great outdoors. From woodland play trails, a character-filled play area and plenty of open space, kiddies of all ages will get a much needed breath of fresh air.

Children enjoying Halloween at Wenlock Edge

Halloween trail: The Bats Lair

Gather your little monsters for this years' half term Halloween trail. This year children will solve spooky challenges relating to Cliveden's elusive bat community. Where do they sleep? What do they eat? And are they really as scary as we think? Pop the wellies on and the brollies up for this fun and frightening trail.

The maze at Cliveden in Buckinghamshire

Get lost in our giant yew tree maze 

Made from over 1000 yew trees this winding maze is surprisingly challenging for visitors young and old.

Cliveden storybook play den

Storybook Play Den 

There's an enticing corner for children to discover. The Storybook Play Den, located beyond the Maze and Water Garden, offers a fantastic location to let young imaginations run wild.

Family building a den from branches

Natural play trail  

A wild woodland trail with a difference…around every corner you’ll find a new place to play and test your climbing, balancing and den building skills. Look out for signs to the Woodland Play Trail on your right after you have turned onto Green Drive.

Children playing in the rain outside Ightham Mote, Kent

Outdoor adventures at Cliveden 

Cliveden gardens and woodlands are a great place to tick off some your 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

Children climbing at the top of a tree with ropes and harnesses

Tree climbing at Cliveden

A truly unique experience not to be missed. Children will be guided by highly experienced and friendly experts to climb up Cliveden's historic canopy.

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Christmas trail: Mother Christmas

This year, children will become Mother Christmas little helpers in this fun, outdoor trail. Will they have the tasks completed before Christmas Eve approaches? There's only one way to find out.