May half-term in Thames and Chilterns

The days are getting warmer, the sun is... up there somewhere, so why not head outdoors and burn off some spring energy with us this half-term. There are so many places to explore in the Thames and Chilterns area.

Children checking their orienteering map


Come rain or shine there'll be plenty of family fun this February half-term. Children love playing outside in the fresh air and going wild in the woods with Cliveden's new orienteering challenge.

Children climbing a tree in Stowe Landscape Garden Buckinghamshire


Embrace the sunshine and get outdoors for family adventures this half-term between 28 May and 5 June. Let the kids run wild with the freedom to explore, jump, climb and go hunting for bugs with this exciting programme of activities, available throughout the week whatever the weather.

Children looking at creatures captured in pots


It's a bugs and beasties extravaganza at Hughenden this half-term.

Kids playing on chopped logs in the estate at Greys Court

Greys Court

From 50 things activities, to hunting for fairy doors or engaging in natural play on the estate walk, there's lots to keep children entertained in nature this May half-term at Greys Court.

Two children and dog in meadow

Basildon Park 

With 400 acres of parkland to explore, early summer blooms appearing throughout the gardens, and the Great Ball Run launching again, there's plenty for everyone to do at Basildon Park this May half-term.

Family walking dog in woods

Chilterns Countryside

Grab some fresh air this winter and take a walk in the Chilterns Countryside. Admire the views from the Monument on a one mile route or take on a bigger challenge with the six mile Coombe Hill and Chequers walk.