Summer of sport in the South West

Looking for fun things to do with friends and family? From archery to den building, National Trust places in the South West have activities to enjoy and get your heart pumping each summer. Here's the fun we had in summer 2019; check back here soon to find out what's happening for summer 2020.

Children playing games

Come out and play at Barrington Court

This summer we’re celebrating active play and spending time together having fun in the great outdoors.

The front of Cotehele house bathed in sunshine

What's new this summer at Cotehele?

There are lots of new things happening at Cotehele this summer, from children’s holiday activities to tasty treats.

Botallack  Wheal Edward and Wheal Owles

Summer of sport on the Tin Coast 2019

Want to try something new? This year Summer of sport has a mining twist. Have a go at games and challenges inspired by mining, every Monday, Thursday and Saturday on the Tin Coast and East Pool Mine.

A child plays at the water's edge on Durgan beach

Summer of sport at Glendurgan 

Have fun and get active with your family playing games on Durgan beach this summer. We'll have a variety of fun family games on offer this summer including quoits, boules and skittles. At high tide, activities will take place in the garden.

Godolphin foraging walks

Summer of sport at Godolphin 

Ready for the Summer of sport challenge this year? Take part in a variety of sport activities held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Godolphin throughout the summer holidays.

Two boys play tennis in front of Trelissick house, Cornwall

Summer of sport at Trelissick 

Throughout the summer holidays challenge your friends and family to a friendly game of tennis, badminton or a sack race on the West Lawn. Head further into the garden to take part in an egg and spoon race on the Tennis Lawn.

Father and daughter throwing wellies

Summer of sport at Trengwainton Garden 

Throughout the summer holidays there’ll sporting fun for all ages in the orchard and we’ll be adding different garden games each week. The den building woods will be open (weather permitting) so you can try Den Building along with some other 50 things to do. On Thursdays there'll be child-friendly archery in the bookshop garden.

children playing archery

Summer holidays at Trerice

Rain or shine there's plenty planned at Trerice this summer for all the family.