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Roll down a really big hill
Take a roll down our terraces in the garden and see who can get the furthest.
Make a trail with sticks
There is always an adventure to be had at Dudmaston. Can you use your tracking symbols to find your way back to the car park?
Why not follow someone else’s trail – did they find somewhere more adventurous than you?
Track wild animals
Dudmaston is full of many different varieties of wildlife. Will you be lucky and see the muntjac that sometimes visits the garden, or will you find tracks to follow?
Take a walk around the parkland and see what you can find.
Go bird watching
With our extensive grounds, woodlands and pools Dudmaston is a haven for wild birds.
Bring along your binoculars and see how many you can spot
Make a daisy chain
Our gardener’s aren’t keen on daisies, so you may have to be quick. One for your wrist; ankle or even a necklace get creative and see how many daisy chains you can make today.
Don’t forget to make one for The Watcher though he loves daisies.
Create some wild art
Dudmaston is the home of modern art both in the Hall and in the gardens.
Take a tour through the gardens and around Big Pool, and see if you can find some petals or leaves that have dropped to create your own masterpiece.
Go on a walk barefoot
Ticklish feet? Throw off your sock and shoes and get the feel of grass between your toes. Where will you run through the Orchard or in the gardens?
Wherever you go it’s bound to be an awfully big adventure.
Build a den
With our many trees spread across the estate there are always small branches and sticks to be found. Gerard’s Walk or the Orchard where will be the perfect location for your den?
Play pooh sticks
Sticks at the ready, and off into the Dingle you go. We have two bridges to choose from, so get everyone in your group lined up; who will be your championship pooh stick player?
Hunt for bugs
Spider, caterpillar, ant, butterfly, bee or beetle we have many different types of insects living upon the estate.