October Half-Term at Dunham Massey

Children playing in autumn leaves

Enjoy outdoor family adventures this October. Grab your wellies and tick off some of your '50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾'- run around in the rain, make a mud pie and build a den. Help Percy the Park Keeper find a home for his animal friends in the garden and explore the park to find nature's lost words.

Percy the Park Keeper on Wall

'Percy at 30' at Dunham Massey 

Join us in celebrating Percy the Park Keepers 30th anniversary at Dunham Massey this year. Join Percy and his woodland friends in a series of interactive trails and events based on Nick Butterworth’s classic character.

Searching for The Lost Words at Dunham Massey, Cheshire

The Lost Words at Dunham Massey 

From Saturday 7 September – Friday 3 April, rediscover the nature's disappearing words with a family trail and hands-on workshops, inspired by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris's spellbook, The Lost Words.

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!