Come out and Play

Get active as a family this summer at Nostell, Wakefield. Come out and play on the vista in front of the house every Thursday & Friday of the Summer Holidays, between 11am and 3pm.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Get your hearts pumping, your muscles moving and challenge family and friends with football, sports races, throwing challenges, balancing games and more.

All the activities are free and will have fully accessible versions available for adventures of all abilities.

There will also be quiet hours for those families who want to get active in a less busy environment. Join the team on Thursday 4 Aug at 5pm-6pm & Thursday 25 Aug at 9am-10am. If you would like more information, please email us at nostell@nationaltrust.org.uk

The basics

Suitability
Children of all ages are welcome
Meeting point
Activities take place on the grass in front of the house.
Accessibility
Mobility scooter rental is available on request. Please book 48hrs before by calling 01924 866744 or email nostell@nationaltrust.org.uk Courtyard facilities (600m from the main carpark) include Changing Places, baby change and disabled toilets. Buggy service is available from the main carpark to the courtyard. Blue badge parking is available nearer the courtyard facilities.

Upcoming events

Wakefield District Cycle Forum Event

Wed 17 Aug 2022
11:00-15:00
Bring your bike and join the Wakefield District Cycle Forum event on the vista every Wednesday in the school holidays

Come out and Play

Thu 18 Aug 2022
11:00-15:00
Get active as a family this summer at Nostell, Wakefield. Come out and play on the vista in front of the house every Thursday & Friday of the Summer Holidays, between 11am and 3pm.

Behind the scenes tour of the stableyard at Nostell

Thu 25 Aug 2022
11:00-12:00
Take a sneak peak behind closed doors in the stables of some of our spaces not open to visitors, with volunteer expert Jim.

Forest Bathing

Sun 25 Sep 2022
10:30-12:30
Forest bathing combines the art and science of a Japanese inspired practice of mindful exploring. Join guide Debbie in the ancient woodland of Nostell to discover the hidden gems of nature.