50 Autumn-time things to do before you're 11¾ at Hughenden

Pick up your free 50 things to do before you're 11¾ booklet from the visitor welcome kiosk as well as our new bespoke Hughenden 50 things map, and start your outdoor adventure from the moment you arrive. Here are a few of our top Autumn activities to get you started.

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50 things to do

We've got loads of events to help you tick more challenges off your 50 things list. Find out what's happening at Hughenden this month.

Great Big Tree Climb

1. Climb a tree

Come along to one of our tree climbing experience day where a highly skilled and friendly instructor can help all ages reach new heights in a fantastic tree at Hughenden. Booking is essential. Details of the next tree climb day can be found on our events page.

Hughenden Den Building

4. Den building

Head for the woods where you’ll find branches galore to build a perfect den.

Dog running with stick

12. Make a trail with sticks

Making a trail with sticks is a great way to keep everyone entertained. Here are some of our top tips for making your trail; gather up lots of sticks, lay them on the ground in arrow shapes, lead your followers to a woodland den or secret treasure.

Children splashing in the rain

6. Run around in the rain

Put your hood up, pull on your wellies and splash through puddles. Even rainy days can be fun.

Family catcching leaves

33. Catch a falling leaf

Autumn is the best time of year to catch falling leaves, there are plenty of leaves on the trees at the moment and you’ll often see them floating about on the wind.