Explorer backpacks

Get closer to nature with our handy one-stop shop for young explorers.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Explorer backpacks are now available with everything a young explorer needs to discover the secrets of our formal gardens.

Learn how to use a compass, go pond dipping, scour the treetops for birds and identify the creepy crawlies in the undergrowth.

Backpacks are free to hire but we do ask for a £5 deposit, fully refundable at the end of your visit.

You can pick up your explorer backpack from the garden shelter on your way into the gardens.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Tredegar House

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £11.20 £10.10
Child £5.60 £5.05
Family £28.00 £25.25
Group Adult
Minimum group size 10
N/A £8.80
Group Child
Minimum group size 10
N/A £4.40

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

Group admission: pre-booking essential, minimum 10 persons

Park: admission free

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
22 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
23 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
24 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
25 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
26 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
27 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
28 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
29 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
30 September 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
1 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
2 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
3 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
4 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
5 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
6 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
7 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
8 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
9 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
10 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Tredegar House Office
Email
tredegar@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01633 815880

Upcoming events

Riches and Rebellion

Sat 21 Sep 2019
11:00-16:00
This autumn we’ll be marking 180 years since the Newport Rising, exploring themes of power, responsibility, surveillance and the curation of history through a new experience in the mansion house.

Explorer backpacks

Sat 21 Sep 2019
11:00-16:00
Get closer to nature with our handy one-stop shop for young explorers.

Quiet opening hours

Tue 24 Sep 2019
15:00-17:00
Quiet opening hours will take place on the last Tuesday of every month.

Home farm tours

Fri 27 Sep 2019
11:00-11:45
Join us on a walk around Tredegar House's home farm.

Cotyledon Food and Craft Market

Sat 28 Sep 2019
10:30-16:00
Enjoy a range of local craft and food stalls in the Brewhouse Courtyard throughout autumn.

Living Levels History Day

Sat 28 Sep 2019
11:00-15:00
we'll be joined by the team from the Living Levels project for their second annual History Day.