Go on a family adventure this summer at Ormesby Hall

Summer holidays at Ormesby Hall

Looking for fun family activities this summer? Come and play, explore and get outdoors together at Ormesby Hall.

Open every day: Saturday 23 July - Sunday 4 September, 10.30am - 4pm. 

Get, set, go!

Hurrah for summer holidays – it’s time to have some fun!

Head outdoors and get active with a variety of sports activities for all ages. Head to the sports field to add some bounce to your summer with tennis and badminton and test your aim with cricket. 

Time for tennis

Back of the net: Tennis

Find a person to play with, grab a racquet each and a ball between you. Stand either side of the net. How many times can you hit the ball back and forth to each other without dropping it?

Team up for a game of badminton

Back of the net: Badminton

Stand one or two people either side of the net and use the badminton racquets to hit the shuttlecock over the net to each other.

Team up for a game of cricket or rounders

Team up: Cricket and rounders

Join in with a bigger game or play just with your group. How many runs can you score?

Challenge someone to a game of table tennis

Over and Under: Table tennis

Grab a bat and ball and enjoy a game of table tennis. How many times can you hit the ball between each other before it falls?

Enjoy a game of croquet

Team up: Croquet

Take it easy and enjoy a game of croquet.

Keep your balance on the balance beam

Keep your balance: natural play area

Keep your balance as you step or leap your way over the stepping stones and hold a hand if you need to as you balance your way from one end to the other.

Hit the target: Archery

Focus, aim, release. How close to the bullseye can you get? This summer test your aim with archery in the stables on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday, 11am - 4pm.

Can you hit the bullseye?
Can you hit the bullseye?
Can you hit the bullseye?

Relax in nature

Looking for a more relaxed and slow summer? We understand that not everyone enjoys a loud and busy day out. Venture into quieter parts of the garden and submerge yourself in nature. Feel the grass beneath your feet, rest on a cushion and watch the clouds pass by or close your eyes and listen to the sounds of nature all around. What will your senses pick up?

Spend time in the garden and enjoy a family picnic
Family enjoying a picnic in the garden
Spend time in the garden and enjoy a family picnic

Normal admission entry prices apply for the house, garden, cafe and sports: Adult £6, Child £3, Family (2 adults & 3 children) £15 and One Adult Family £9.

What’s more, when you enjoy a summer adventure at Ormesby Hall your support helps us look after this special place for future generations. 

Don't forget to share your summer adventures with us on Ormesby's Facebook or Instagram pages.