Have an Extra Messy May half term

A small child showing off her dirty hands after a messy activity

Tick off some of your '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' this May half term with our extra messy activities! Make a wild art masterpiece, create with clay and even go barefoot painting. Are you ready to get extra messy?


A teddy in the garden at Dunham Massey

Teddy Bears' Picnic 

If you go down to the garden today you're sure of a big surprise...Bring your teddy bear and a picnic to the garden and enjoy games, a puppet show and a brass band.

A girl and boy wearing wellies in front of the house at Dunham Massey

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ 

Why not tick off some of your 50 things during your visit? Run around in the rain, explore inside a tree, hold a scary beast and track wild animals!

A costumed interpreter dressed as a maid showing a child how to do laundry

Meet the servants 

Step back in time and find out what life was like for the Victorian servants working in the house at Dunham Massey. Meet the servants at weekends and during school holidays Mon- Wed and help them with their household chores.

Child completing the garden trail at Dunham Massey

Children's Garden Trail

Can you find all the clues in the garden to collect your sticker? Your challenge starts now! Collect your trail at the garden kiosk and explore the garden together.