Summer family activities at Gunby

A girl and her carers smiling as they walk through a variety of plants and flowers in the Gunby gardens.

Enjoy a variety of summer activities at Gunby Hall during the holidays. Discover outdoor games to play on the spacious lawns, explore the gardens full of natural ways to connect with nature or find a perfect picnic spot and relax.

You will discover a selection of outdoor games to play on the lawns, with plenty of space to roam free and make the most of the fresh summer air. Spend time discovering traditional favourites and novel garden games. You may want to start some friendly competition under the sun!

Enjoy plenty of outdoor games at Gunby
a person playing coquet on bright green lawns
Enjoy plenty of outdoor games at Gunby

Get curious about nature - feel the tickly grass underfoot, smell the flowery scents and listen to the buzzing and twittering of wildlife all around you. Get involved with ’50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4’ and find natural ways to connect with the wild. There are so many different ways to make the most of ‘50 things’ at Gunby.

Find plenty of activities to help you get closer to nature
A finger pointing to an activity on a 50 things adventure leaflet
Find plenty of activities to help you get closer to nature

Picnics are welcome throughout the Gunby gardens and grounds. Whether you like a sunny spot on the middle of the lawn at the back of the house, or a shady pitch under one of the many trees, there's lots of space for everyone at Gunby. The tea-room located in the courtyard is a great place to stock up on some additional food including sandwiches, cakes, ice-cream and more. You can also purchase refreshing hot/cold beverages (check opening times page for detailed opening information).

Enjoy a pleasant picnic in the Gunby gardens
A family having a picnic on a lawn.
Enjoy a pleasant picnic in the Gunby gardens

To ensure we have space for you, we recommend pre-booking tickets. Tickets guarantee entry to the car park and gardens. The house is closed Thursdays and Fridays and cannot be pre-booked.