February half-term at Godolphin
Since the 19th century Godolphin has predominantly been an agriculture site, visit Godolphin during February half term and discover more about Godolphin’s farming past and present. From joining a family storytelling walk to completing the family trail or perhaps a walk on the wider estate through the ancient agriculture fields such as the deer park or Godolphin Warren.
Family storytelling walks and farm trail
Join professional storyteller Mark Harandon on a walk around Godolphin listening to farm stories from the past helping you to imagine life at Godolphin bustling with farm activity. Happening on 11th, 13th, 15th and 17th at 11am and 1pm, be sure to wear warm clothes and sensible footwear that you don’t mind getting a little muddy!
Pick up a family trail taking you across Godolphin to visit some of the farming sites of the past and present. See what you can learn about Godolphin’s farming history.
50 Things – plant it, grow it, eat it
On Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th of February make your way to the Cider House and have a go at planting your own seeds to take home and watch grow before eating them up with your dinner! Imagine being a farmer planting 100’s more seeds in a field for this years crop! And don’t forget to tick off number 41 from your 50 Things to do before you’re 11 and ¾ booklet and collect your sticker!
Walks on the wider estate
Why not wrap up warm, pull on the wellies and take a walk on the estate passing through the agriculture fields.
Perhaps you'll ramble all the way to the top of the hill spotting new born lambs with their mothers along the way in the fields. Take your furry friends with you, but please keep dogs on the lead when you are around the farmers sheep.