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This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Morden Hall Park, Osterley Park and House and Park and Rainham Hall on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.
Enjoy a candlelit Christmas at Ham House this winter, with sparkling Christmas trees and natural green wreaths adding a festive glow to this historic house. Explore the extensive outdoor spaces at this historic estate too, wrapping up warm against the crisp winter air.
Children can take part in Percy the Park Keeper’s winter wander trail joining in the fun with Percy and his animal friends around the wintry garden. 4 December - 3 January (excluding 25 December).
Escape outdoors this winter and explore the beautiful bridges, meadows and riverside walks at Morden Hall Park. Children can explore the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail from Saturday 4 December and Tuesday 4 January (apart from Christmas Day and Boxing Day). They can join Storytelling with Elf Flora too, perfect for under 5's or make tree decorations with seeds and clay. Adults can take part in a wreath making workshop, making a beautiful natural wreath.
Stretch your legs in the vast outdoor estate at Osterley Park this Christmas. The Winter Garden comes into its own at this time of year, with colourful leaves, bark and flowers to spot. And if you're bringing your dog with you, they can enjoy a walk in the formal gardens throughout winter. Specially for families there's Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail from 1 – 31 December (excluding 24 and 25 December).
Discover how Vogue photographer and interior designer Anthony Denney decorated the hall for Christmas and enjoy The Denney Edition, an exhibition celebrating the life and career former resident. New for 2021, little people can explore the garden on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail, running from Saturday 4 December – Friday 24th December 2021. The house and garden are open on Thursday – Saturdays from 11-4pm.
From paper chains and pine cones to scented orange slices, keep little fingers busy and learn how to make traditional decorations for a greener Christmas. Plus, watch our wreath-making masterclass video.
From merry meanders through Morden Hall Park to rambles by the river at Ham House and Garden, all our winter walks in London are bursting with festive charm. So muster up your family and friends, grab a hat and scarf and head off to embrace the outdoors.
Embark on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail for families in Surrey - at Claremont Landscape Garden, Hatchlands Park, Winkworth Arboretum and Polesden Lacey. The house at Polesden Lacey is decorated for Christmas with evergreens, sparkling decorations and enchanting woodland animal scenes.