Autumn half term fun at Plas Newydd

Whether it's kicking through leaves, trying your hand at some autumnal art, learning about the games taid played or searching for red squirrels, there's plenty going on at Plas Newydd this October half term holiday.

Child playing with a conker in autumn at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Woodland Wednesdays: The games that Taid played

Get away from a spooky Halloween and celebrate autumn in the woods playing games your Taid (Grandad) played. From den building to good, old-fashioned conker competitions with the fabulous Wild Elements team.

A youg girl draws with pencil in the great aoutdoors at autumn

Autumn art

Let the views at Plas Newydd inspire you to create your very own masterpiece with our special guest artists. Art materials supplies, all you need bring is your artistic flair!

Our red squirrel ranger

Squirrel breakfasts

Join our rangers every Friday and Saturday for a special guided early morning walk and talk as they feed the Plas Newydd reds`- before feeding yourself with a hearty cooked breakfast and tea or coffee around the fire at the Old Diary. 8am-10am

National Trust ranger Toby Edwards discusses our red squirrel conservation project

Daily Red Squirrel Ranger walks and talks

Venture into the woodlands with our Volunteer Rangers to learn more about red squirrels. Find out how they returned to Plas Newydd and how we're trying to secure their future with your support. You may even get a sneaky peek at our new Squirrel Rope Bridge and special Squirrel Hide! 11.30 & 1.30pm Daily (£2 suggested donation)