May half-term in London

There's a flurry of family fun at our special places in London this May half-term. Become Robert Adam's apprentice on a visit to Osterley Park and trace the architects influences from classical columns to mythical monsters. Prepare for a bio-blitz at Morden Hall Park or take on a recipe challenge at Ham House and Garden.

Family exploring the Kitchen Garden

Ham House and Garden 

The café always at Ham House always uses Ham-grown produce, but they still need a few ingredients to make the recipes. Can you find all the missing ingredients in time? You can even suggest your own recipe and it might even make it on our menu.

Boy checks his buttefly net in the meadow at Morden Hall Park

Morden Hall Park 

Before Morden Hall Park's big Bioblitz (1-3 June) comes the chance to make your own habitat spotter and use it do a mini-survey Morden Hall Park. Hone your observation skills in time for the main event, when you can join our wildlife experts.

Mum and daughters descend the staircase outside the historic house at Osterley Park

Osterley Park and House 

Become Robert Adam's apprentice and find out what inspired Osterley's eminent architect. Look out for mythical monsters and classic columns, sketch the patterns and flowers in Adam's designs then take your own official architect's portrait.