Top things to do for families

This autumn bring your friends and family to Gunby for a fun day out. Have an adventure exploring three floors of the house, eight acres of gardens, 1,500 acres of grounds and finish off with a yummy treat in the tea-room.

Witches playing croquet at Gunby

Halloween fun at Gunby

As the days shorten, the trees are showing off their autumn colours and you can find lots of pumpkins stacked up in the gardens. If you're brave, visit the ghosts in the haunted hall on Saturday 26 October.

Toy birds in front of Gunby Hall

Go bird-spotting in the house

From May enjoy a new trail in the house. Can you spot all the soft toy birds and ducks as well as birds that are part of the collection?

Croquet at Gunby

Play games

Have fun on the Gunby lawn and play a game of croquet or build a tower with the garden block game.

Lime trees on the Gunby drive in autumn

Abundance of autumn colour at Gunby

As the days shorten and it gets cooler, there's lots of autumn colour to enjoy in the Gunby gardens and grounds. From light brown to deep red enjoy the rich colour palette of the season.

Gunby cat Committee yawning in the garden

Meet the Gunby cat

See if you can spot Gunby's resident cat Committee. She loves to welcome visitors to her garden.

Shaggy ink cap

Find fungi in the Gunby grounds

During autumn you can discover many interesting fungi in the gardens and grounds. You're welcome to photograph them, but please don't pick or eat any. Can you spot as many as Gunby's volunteer photographers have?

Family walking near the ice house pond

Gunby ice house pond walk

Explore the wider estate and see what wildlife you can spot with a visit to our renovated ice house pond. You need to pre-book your visit to go on this walk. Go to the 'What's On' section to book your tickets.