Family fun at Overbeck's

Overbecks clouds

The garden at Overbeck's is filled with fun waiting to be had by families. You can complete some of the '50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ here, create a journey stick, and watch boats on the sea.

Cloud watching

Overbeck's is a great location for cloud spotting. Before your eyes, quick shifting cloud shapes can take on different characters, animals or objects. Using some imagination you might be able to make a poem or a story from all the different shapes that you might see. 

More family fun at Overbeck's
Ways to connect to nature

Ways to have a mini-adventure 

From collecting fallen petals, feathers and leaves to feeling lots of different textures, there are lots of ways to have a mini-adventure in nature. This activity sheet will show you how to create a journey stick with the things you find on your walk. You could also have a go at leaf rubbing and writing a nature diary.

How many coastal creatures can you spot?

Spot coastal creatures 

Have you ever wondered what lives in the sea? If you visit the coast then you might spot a mighty crab, slimy seaweed or a shy starfish. Dive into this spotter's guide and discover the wonders of coastal wildlife.