Visiting Hinton Ampner with your family

There is plenty of family fun to be had at Hinton Ampner. The gardens and wider estate are perfect for running, chasing, picnicing, wildlife spotting and lots more, so there is always something for your family to do when you visit, whatever the season.

Pumpkins in the kitchen garden

Harvest Celebration at Hinton Ampner

Celebrate harvest from 2 - 31 October here at Hinton Ampner. Discover the beauty and bounty of all that the season offers with colourful harvest displays around the grounds and house. Find out how we grow the vegetables here in the kitchen garden, what they're used for and how you can enjoy them too! Sparsholt college will also be joining us for Apple Days on the 30 and 31 October.

Scarecrow and scarecrow dog surrounded by nasturtiums

Harvest Helpers October half term trail

Hinton's Head Gardener needs help collecting his tools to harvest the produce in the Walled Garden.Find the tools and complete the extra tasks to find out how the produce in the garden is grown and what it is used for. 23 - 31 October 2021

 Visitors enjoying an autumnal walk beneath the autumn trees on the estate at Hardwick, Derbyshire

Autumn activities for all the family 

Vibrant colours, bold trees and rich harvests... explore the best experiences of the season with our range of autumnal activity packs. Whether you're after family fun or some quiet time, there's something to enjoy for all ages and tastes.

Hinton ampner 50 things have fun with sticks

50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4 at Hinton Ampner 

Enjoy these '50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4' activities at Hinton Ampner - and anywhere else for that matter

A veteran tree in Hinton Ampner's ancient parkland

Ancient tree trail

Our parkland is home to many ancient trees, some with rather quirky characteristics. Find out more by downloading and following this trail.

Follow the red way markers for the Stewkeley walk

Hinton Ampner Stewkeley walk

This short walk takes you across the Hinton Ampner estate towards the village of Kilmeston before looping back to the entry of our estate. This moderately strenuous walk is perfect for walkers of any age and skill level. It is just under two miles and takes approximately an hour to complete.

Visitors at Hinton Ampner, Hampshire

Facilities

Baby-changing facilities are located in ladies toilets and access toilets by the mansion in the courtyard Disabled toilets are located in the courtyard by the mansion. Pushchairs admitted around the grounds and in the cafe, although not in the house due to space restrictions.

Hinton Ampner property map

A map of the property  

You can download a small map of the gardens at Hinton Ampner here. Maps of the estate walks are available on 'walks' section of our website, or on the board by the church which you will need to take a picture of on your smartphone.