Summer fun at Nunnington Hall

Small boy with a skeleton

Enjoy nature and magic inspired adventures this Summer.

Nunnington Hall is chock full of adventure this summer with events and activities to suit all ages.

Bare bones – family friendly exhibition
Saturday 13 July – Sunday 15 September

Check out the Bare Bones exhibition and get up close to skeletons from the likes of the Burmese python, a wallaby in mid run, and the delicate bones of a crow. ‘Bare Bones’, explores the form and function of the skeleton in animal physiology. This family-friendly exhibition looks at the adaptation and the evolution of species by examining skeletal anatomy.
The displays have been produced by Blue Tokay Ltd, specialists in natural history exhibitions.


Get outdoors and closer to nature

Get out in the garden with our weekly Wild Wednesdays and Fossil Fridays each afternoon, have a dig in our mini archaeology sandpit and follow the Dino Discovery Trail.

Explore the garden with a fun trail
Children follow a trail in the garden
Explore the garden with a fun trail

Summer of sports

Come out to play with our ‘Summer of Sport’ activities 12pm – 4pm on selected days:

Monday - Race Day
Run like a cheater, jump like a kangaroo, gallop like a horse or why not waddle like a penguin?

Tuesday - Hit, throw and catch day
Use your hand to eye coordination with badminton and volleyball and have a go at shooting hoops into our net.

Thursday - Super senses
Try your hand at archery. Aim is key, but how easy is it without some of your senses?

Friday - Family yoga day
Find your inner cobra, fish or cat out on the lawn?

Just Josh, family magic show

Saturday 3 August, 6pm
Join us in the garden for madness and mayhem for interactive entertainment, magic and comedy. There's something for kids from 3 to 103 so book your tickets, grab your picnic blankets, your deckchairs and the whole family and get settled on the lawn, ready to be entertained.
£6 per person, booking essential call 01439 748283

Ready for magic
Man in a cap with magic equipment
Ready for magic