'50 things to do before you're 11¾' at Packwood

A family walking through the woodland

The '50 things to do before you're 11¾' checklist is the perfect way to explore the great outdoors here at Packwood this summer.

'50 things to do before you're 11¾' will get you and your family out and about exploring all that nature has to offer.

There's nothing quite like fresh air, exercise and family time. You can't beat the fun you'll have in the great outdoors and creating memories that will last a lifetime. The National Trust have created a checklist of activities which will encourage kids to get mucky, discover their wild side and most of all enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer!

Here are a few examples of the activities you can do at Packwood to start you off.

35. Discover what's in a pond

The gardens at Packwood have our unique sunken pond as a key feature. See if you can find out what lives there.

The sunken garden at Packwood
The sunken garden at Packwood House
The sunken garden at Packwood

44. Spot a bird

There is a wealth of wildlife in and around Packwood with many species of birds making their home here. See how many you can discover.

what wildlife will you spot?
Bird spotting on a woodland walk
what wildlife will you spot?

31. Make friends with a bug

Whether you're out on the Welly Walk or enjoying a stroll round by the lake there are plenty of bugs to make friends with on your way. Don't forget to pop them back where you found them afterwards.

What bugs will you find at Packwood?
Children bug hunting at Packwood
What bugs will you find at Packwood?

Don't forget to pick up your booklet from Visitor Reception or download the app.