Pick up your 50 Things scrapbook from reception and join us for a week of self-led activities - make a daisy chain, hunt for bugs or explore inside a tree. There are plenty of things to do for all the family at this fascinating, historic site.
The famous flowering Laburnum Arch is a spectacle that will delight visitors of all ages in late May and early June. During half-term week youngsters can also have fun with a host of nature activities like den building, making fairy houses and walking barefoot in the meadow.
Join our rangers for a wild family adventure and get closer to nature. Explore the Skirrid near Abergavenny where you'll have the chance to tick off some of the 50 Things to do before you're 11 ¾ activities, including wild art, den building, hunting for bugs and lots more.
This May half-term at Chirk Castle join us for a fascinating exhibition by local artists, explore our gardens as part of the Festival of Gardens in North Wales, and don’t miss a weekend of storybook fun for the kids with our annual Knights and Princesses event.
Take an underground guided tour, explore a 1930s mineyard and try your hand at panning – you may strike gold. If you’re looking for a longer break why not sleep under the stars at the estate caravan park - the world’s first International Dark Sky Reserve.
Explore the blossoming gardens and unique Edwardian Dyffryn House to see what wonderful activities you can get up to. You can challenge your family to a game of billiards, get crafty in the morning room and even try your hand at croquet. The Bonsai Festival will also be running from 27 -28 May, so see what you can learn about these beautiful horticultural art forms.
Roll over teddies, young adventurers can go on a big bug hunt at Erddig. The pesky trail covers the critters that munch our collection indoors and a host of giant carvings by chainsaw artist Simon O’Rourke outdoors. Other activities include campfire cooking, den building and tree climbing or turn back the clock and discover our Erddig40 anniversary exhibition.
Life on a working farm is never dull, and May half term is a hive of activity. Join the garden team planting in the walled garden and see sheep get their annual hair cut. There will also be demonstrations of age old farm skills and crafts.
Explore the best of Pembrokeshire’s special places this May half-term. Make a splash with watersports on the coast, step back in time for Tudor play or go on a spring wildflower walk…there’s lots to keep the family busy.
Join us for family tennis fun on the lawn, meet the new head gardener for afternoon tea and discover an Edible Garden - find out which plants are good to eat, with the expert guidance of one of the garden team.
The gardens of Powis Castle are as awe-inspiring as their hillside setting. Explore them on a tour of the terraces, nursery and cutting garden. Inside the castle, step back in time to the dark days of WW1 with a visit to the recreated trench in the castle cellars.
Perfect your survival skills at Llanbedrog beach with den-building, campfire cooking, raft building and map reading, or just have fun kite flying, creating wild art, welly-throwing and storytelling at Beddgelert fun day.
Join us in your best buccaneer costume for Captain Henry Morgan's pirate weekend. We've also got family spotter trails throughout the gardens and 50 Things activities to keep the children busy throughout this half-term.
Wales is a haven for wildlife, and we have some of the best habitats under our care for them to live in. Whether it's birds, bugs, seals or otters, there's plenty of wildlife secrets just waiting to be discovered.