Family activities at Osterley

Explore ways to play and treat the senses in nature this winter at Osterley. With plenty of ways to get active and play the whole family can get involved and go home happy.

Winter play at Osterley

Explore ways to play and treat the senses in nature this Winter at Osterley. Join the family trail or join us for marshmallow toasting and a winter picnic.

The Gardens are open every day from 10am-4pm, and you're welcome to bring a picnic, or pop to the Stables cafe for a warming drink or bite to eat. You don't need to book to visit the Gardens, so visit as many times as you like. 

Marshmallows cooking on a campfire

Fireside Storytelling

Wrap up warm and head to the Long Walk at Osterley to enjoy storytelling by the campfire on 15 and 17 of February. Bring your own marshmallows to toast and a picnic to enjoy with all the family.

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Osterley Park and House, West London

Winter Picnic Trail

Someone's been enjoying a winter picnic, but they've lost all their belongings. Explore the long walk between 12-20 February and spot everything they brought for their winter picnic.

Swans under the Cedar trees near Garden Lake

Walks at Osterley Park and House

As the days grow shorter and the weather turns inclement it is sometimes tempting to stay indoors and wait for spring but on a crisp winter morning there is so much that can be enjoyed on a brisk walk through our Winter Garden.

A family playing table tennis on the front lawn of Osterley Park and House

Table tennis

If you want to try table tennis you can pop to the Cycle Hire Hub to borrow bats and balls, or bring your own.  

Visitors in courtyard cafe

Eating and drinking

The Stables Café is open daily, serving a selection of hot and cold drinks as well as seasonal lunches, light bites, sandwiches and cakes, including a children’s menu.

A child rides their bike along the cycle trails at Osterley Park and House

Cycle Hire at Osterley Park and House

Explore the Estate on two wheels and see what wildlife you can find with bikes available to hire for all ages. Our Cycle Hire hub has limited opening hours in December so check our opening times ahead of your visit.