Erddig summer fun for families

Visitors balancing on logs in the garden at Erddig, Wrexham, North Wales

Whether you're looking for wild adventures or something a little more relaxing, there's fun for all the family at Erddig.

Hand’s up, who’s coming out to play this summer? Join us at Erddig from Saturday 23 July to Sunday 4 September 2022 for a summer of play.

With a focus on simple pleasures and active play, visitors can enjoy a series of sensory engagements that encourages movement and play around our 13.5 acre walled garden. This self led summer activity will have you exploring our garden in a new way. 

That's not all though, as Jake Evans will be back with us every Wednesday in August from the 3rd through the 31st to take us all on an active storytelling adventure. Bring your imagination to life and embark on a brand new journey with our award-winning storyteller!

So, on your marks, get ready, and join us this summer to make memories playing, exploring, and getting active together.

Relax with your family in Erddig's walled garden
Dad with child holding hands strolling past conical topiary on a sunny day
Relax with your family in Erddig's walled garden

Wild play

Wolf's Den natural play area spans nearly two acres of wild play space with den building, balancing beams and a host of other natural play equipment built entirely from resources found on the 1,200-acre estate.

50 Things

Get started today and sign up for the 50 Things challenge. Download the 50 Things to do list.

Viisit Erddig and learn about life below stairs
Family enjoying unique collection of servants' portraits and poems at Erddig
Viisit Erddig and learn about life below stairs

Discover real life below stairs

Older children might enjoy learning about the grim reality of servant life, from emptying chamber pots to 14 hour working days. Open from 12pm to 3pm, Wednesday to Sunday, the ground level servants quarters in the house provides a wonderful insight into life as a Victorian servant. Please book your entry ticket to the house on arrival and please note the house is currently closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.