Family fun this summer

Enjoy some summer fun at Croome with lots to keep the family entertained.

Natural play area

Discover the natural play area, the perfect place to sit and enjoy the summer sun at one of the many picnic benches scattered around.  Children can test their balance on tree trunks, build dens, sit on the wooden throne and scramble over logs amongst the trees.

RAF themed playground

Children can let their imagination run wild in the RAF themed playground with a control tower, scramble net, bunker, jeep, slides and swings.

Fun in the RAF themed playground
Children having fun in the RAF themed playground

Bird hide

See the birds feasting at the feeders and see if you can spot a cheeky squirrel.

Family activity cabin

Summer showers? The family activity cabin near the Visitor Centre is a great place to pick up a free spotter sheet or 50 Things scrapbook with lots of ideas to do on a rainy day.

Become a time explorer

Become a time explorer following the free 'Time Explorers' trail around the house - can you solve all the clues?

Become a Time Explorer at Croome
Croome time explorers

Hidden house

See the giant model in the basement of the house - take it apart and see if you can rebuild it.

Activity room

Have fun colouring in the activity room at the house.

Rebuild Croome's Hidden House
Visitor putting together the building blocks of the Hidden House model

Explorer rucksack

Borrow a free explorer rucksack from reception full of fun activities for all the family.

'Under the radar' audio trail

Follow the free audio trail at the listening posts which takes you on a journey around the visitor centre.

Follow the new audio trail
Image of plane on wall part of audio trail


An Archery GB qualified instructor will show you how to shoot a 'Recurve Bow' with as much time spent shooting arrows as possible.  This event is suitable for 8+ years and adults. All bows, arrows and safety equipment are supplied. The event takes place on Sunday, 25 June, 10am-4.30pm, £7 per person.   Please book your place by contacting Really Rural by visiting, emailing or calling 01885 489104.

Try your hand at archery
Person shooting arrow at target