Summer at Florence Court

Pickup a Tracker Pack from Visitor Reception and start exploring

Florence Court has a host of activities to keep everyone busy over the summer months, from guided house tours to bike hire, Kitchen Garden activities and pond-dipping kits.

Pack a picnic to enjoy with a view

Bring along a picnic or grab something to go from our tearoom to enjoy round by the Summer House, where you will be able to admire the stunning views and flowers in the grounds! Don't forget to start ticking off some of those 50 Things by rolling down the hill!

The structure of the Summer House may have changed, but the view hasn't
A view from the Summer House at Florence Court
The structure of the Summer House may have changed, but the view hasn't

Explore more with a Ranger

Join one of our friendly Rangers every Wednesday in July/August at 2pm for a guided tour through the estate to learn about Florence Court from past to present and how they manage the estate for all to enjoy. Please register at the Visitor Centre. 

Spectacular views await you from the Blue Trail
A view of Florence Court house from the blue trail
Spectacular views await you from the Blue Trail

Tracker Packs

Borrow a tracker pack from the Visitor Centre to really make the most of being out on the estate. The packs are full of info and games to keep little ones (and big ones) busy on a day out on the trails.

Pickup a Tracker Pack from Visitor Reception and start exploring
Pickup a Tracker Pack from Visitor Reception and start exploring
Pickup a Tracker Pack from Visitor Reception and start exploring

Pond Dipping

Borrow one of our pond dipping sets from the Coach House Gift Shop to start ticking off your 50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4! Pick up your nets and specimen jars as well as children's wellington boots.

Find out what is lurking in the water at Florence Court
Children taking park in pond-dipping
Find out what is lurking in the water at Florence Court

Don't forget you can also work on your 50 Things at plenty of places across the estate and pick up your stickers at the Shop or Visitor Centre, so what are you waiting for?! Go out and enjoy our special places this summer.

Have a Go: Kitchen Garden Activities

Digging deep to uncover the history behind the Kitchen Garden at Florence Court
Digging deep to uncover the history behind the Kitchen Garden at Florence Court
Digging deep to uncover the history behind the Kitchen Garden at Florence Court

 

Take a look at what is happening in the Kitchen Garden at Florence Court. With our 'Have a Go' activities taking place throughout the season, such as flower-arranging workshops, children's trails, jam-making and gardening tips and tricks - there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Kitchen Garden. Take a look at the link below and visit the What's On section for upcoming activities. 

Enjoy a guided tour of the house

On a guided tour of this Georgian mansion, uncover the stories about the Cole family who lived here for over 250 years and learn more about the servants who lived and worked here. 

Visit Florence Court on a guided tour to see the Rococo plasterwork
The Main Hall at Florence Court
Visit Florence Court on a guided tour to see the Rococo plasterwork