Perseids meteor shower and nocturnal wildlife guided walk

Bring along your torch and blanket and visit the Deer Park at night discovering some of the nocturnal wildlife and try out a bit of star gazing.

  • Booking essential

Find out about the bats and owls that roost in the deer Park. Take a look at the stars and comets of the night sky.

Bring along a picnic blanket and look up to the sky. We might be lucky enough to catch the meteor shower before 10pm.

Walks are being held on Friday 12 & Saturday 13 August, 8-10pm.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £8.00
  • Child £4.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Booking online available
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Meeting point
Main visitor car park for the House
What to bring and wear
This walk will be outdoors on some uneven ground. Please be prepared for the weather in late evening and wear sturdy footwear. Bring a torch.
There will be some walking in the Park, which will involve uneven ground and inclines so a reasonable level of fitness is required.
Assistance dogs only

Contact Info

Box Office
Call 0344 249 1895

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