October half-term in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

There is lots to see and do over the half-term holidays, so take a look at some of the activities and events we have planned and get out and about with friends and family.

A close up of two children's wellington boots as they kneel on a bench in autumn time at Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire

Half-term at Sudbury Hall 

Get the kids exploring outside on our autumn tree trail or warm up inside with some creative crafts. There's plenty going on at Sudbury Hall this half-term.

A woman kicking autumn leaves watched by a small boy

Half-term and Halloween at Kedleston Hall 

Autumn is one of our favourite times of year, the parkland explodes into a wash of colour as the trees begin to turn. Head out to the wilderness and see what you can find hiding there or turn your hand to some wood carving!

A family exploring the stableyards at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Six reasons to visit Calke Abbey for half-term 

Already planning your February half-term activities? Look no further... we've pulled together our top reasons to bring the kids to Calke for half-term fun.

Christmas wreath on Stoneywell Cottage door, Leicestershire

Step into Christmas at Stoneywell  

Step into Christmas at Stoneywell, as we start to get into the festive mood. Keep on the look out for the tree to be decorated, mince pies to be eaten and floral arrangements to be crafted.

Autumn walk in Ilam Park

Family fun this October school holiday 

Join us at Ilam Park this October school holiday to take part in the Spooky Trail in the woods and parkland.