50 summer-time things to do before you're 11¾ at Hugenden

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 summer activities to get you started.

50 things

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.

2. Roll down a really big hill

2. Roll down a really big hill

Roll down a really big hill. How many different ways can you roll?

Hughenden Den Building

4. Den building

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

Apple picking

9. Eat an apple straight from a tree

One for later in the year; Eat an apple straight from a tree. Be aware the ripest apples are on the outside branches, furthest away from the trunk. Don’t eat raw cooking apples – they could give you tummy. In spring discover the colours of the apple blossom.

Hughenden Bug Hunting 1

31. Hunt for bugs

Delve under logs, look under rocks, peek between bits of bark and investigate with a magnifying glass between blades of grass for little creatures that live in Hughenden's gardens and woodland. Join one of our rangers on a guided walk in the countryside. Details of the next event can be found on the events page.