50 things to do in the Midlands

Places across the Midlands give you the chance to add to your '50 things to do before you're 11 ¾' list and create some special memories along the way. Some you can do under your own steam and for others there are organised events. Here's a selection of places in our care where you can take your '50 things' adventure.

Three young girls, in nearly matching pink summer dresses use bright blue watering cans to water the flowers in the Walled Garden at Attingham

Discover what 50 things you can tick off at Attingham  

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ is a great way to get outside and explore nature. Plan your own self-led adventure or join us to tick off some of the trickier activities at one of our family events.

A boy climbing a tree at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Calke Abbey 

Find out some of the best 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Calke Abbey and get started on your adventure.

50 things to do before youre 11 3/4

50 things at Clumber Park 

Fancy exploring the outdoors, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start ticking off some of our 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾, or join the Discovery Centre team on their Bioblitz

A boy in a red coat climbing a tree at Mount Stewart

Start your adventure at Kedleston 

Head outside to complete 50 outdoor adventures. Find out which ones you can tick off next time you visit Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire.

Enjoy splashing in puddles this season

50 things to do before you're 11¾ at Eyam Hall 

There's plenty of '50 Things' challenges to complete at Eyam. We've put together a great list of ideas for you and your family to have a go at. How many can you tick off?

Hughenden Bug Hunting 2

See what you can do at Sudbury 

Head outside to complete 50 outdoor adventures. Find out which ones you can tick off next time you visit Sudbury Hall in Derbyshire.

adult head and two children looking at tray of pond water

50 things to do at Longshaw 

Challenge yourself with 50 cool outdoor adventures, from rock climbing to wild art! Pick up a free 50 things to do before your’re 11 ¾ booklet from the shop or one of our volunteers, and make a start today.

A father and daughter play quoits in the garden

Family fun at Stoneywell 

From trails around the garden and woodland to special events throughout the year, Stoneywell is a great place to bring the children for a fun day out.

Bushcraft camp at Dudmaston

50 things to do at Dudmaston 

From huge hills to muddy puddles, every inch of Dudmaston is worth exploring.

Spend a little time outdoors this season

Spring '50 things...' at Mr Straw's 

This May half term see the launch of 50 Things To Do Before 11 3/4 for this season. Why not combine the start of your adventure with a visit to the house, by booking for half term today on 01909 482380.

A mini obstacle course just for children

Try 50 things at Baddesley Clinton 

How many of our 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 can you tick off this summer?

Boy and girl hunting for bugs in the woods

50 things at Ilam Park 

Here are some of our favourite spots for completing some of the 50 things list this summer.

Den building

50 things to do at Packwood 

How many of our 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 can you tick off this summer?

Two children using binoculars in a field of wildflowers.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Canons Ashby 

Have some family fun with outdoor games and lot's of exploring, for little and big adventurers.

Children walking across a log in the gardens

50 things fun at Berrington Hall 

Sign up for your challenge here and start ticking those boxes

Visitor watching birds

Top 5 things to do at Croome 

Croome is one of the best places to do the '50 things to do before your 11¾' challenges - here are our top 5 for each season.

50 Things at Hanbury Hall

Have an adventure at Hanbury 

See how many of your 50 Things you can tick off during your visit.

Children in the maze at Belton House, Lincolnshire

50 things to do at Belton 

Explore the outdoors, learn new skills and try something new! Start ticking off some 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

A child showing an adult what is in a bug pot

Join in at Gunby Hall 

Fancy exploring the outdoors, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start ticking off some of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Gunby.

Child in wellies jumping in a puddle at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

Find a 50 things event near you 

To help you complete all 50 things on the list we run organised events throughout the year

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Set their wild side free in the Midlands

Explore the outdoors, learn new skills and enjoy every second of summer at a place near you.

A group of children build a wooden den at Canons Ashby

Download your 50 things planner 

There's so many things to do at so many different places across the region we've captured them all on this handy downloadable guide