When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late 'Captain' Billy Bones, it hurtles him in to a cat and mouse game with dangerous pirates, taking him across the world to 'Treasure Island'.
Travel back in time to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of domestic life in the 17th century with the 1635 Household. Authentic costume, foods and activities fill Moseley as you drift back to this fascinating time.
A Better More Beautiful World: The De Morgans, their lives and legacies.
Ceramic designer, William De Morgan and artist Evelyn De Morgan, were one of the most innovative and exciting artistic couples of the late-Victorian period.
Be inspired by the Pre-Raphaelite artwork you'll find throughout the Manor and in the De Morgan gallery, together with the notion of female equality/inequality, over the course of this one-day drawing workshop.
Take a peek inside one of Croome's eye-catchers, usually closed to the public. With fantastic panoramic views of Worcester from the top of the tower you'll understand why it was chosen as a viewing platform designed by James Wyatt. FREE,...
Follow in the footsteps of past Shropshire Adult Education College students as you enjoy a glass of white wine before heading up to the former College lecture theatre where one of our specialists brings to life their passion for their subject.
Attingham Mansion has lots of secret and unused spaces - especially around the outer courtyard. Join our lively story teller as he takes you for an adventure around some of these special places and weaves the stories of Attingham past and present.
The Field of Play is getting a makeover and giant circles are appearing all over. Ever wondered what the circles are all about? To Find out more join a roving story bringing life to the developments in this interactive tour of the Field of Play.
Practice your archery skills here at Attingham and you could become a young Robin Hood or Princess Merida with a bow and arrow. Will you hit the bull’s eye? Take aim on selected Sundays during the Shropshire school holidays on the Field of Play.
Take a tractor and trailer Safari through Attingham Park to find out more about the wildlife and story of this special place.
Join either a Deer Park Safari or a Front Park Safari for two very different adventures.
Come orienteering with Wrekin Orienteers. Use the electronic orienteering system to see how fast you can get around the course. Great for map reading practice and exploring the park! The course is suitable for everyone including beginners
Do you want something exciting and engaging for the children to do during the Summer holidays? Want them to put the screen down for 5 minutes? Then bring them to Attingham Park where we'll be running some awesome sessions!
The Attingham team have discovered the archaeological remains of a previously unknown building on a little visited part of the estate and we invite you to come and see the daily progress and discoveries in this two week live archaeological dig.
There's nothing quite like the silver screen...especially when it's under a summer nights sky. Quad's outdoor cinema returns to Kedleston once more and we've already got our fingers crossed for a less rainy evening than last year!
Butterflies, recognisable by their beautiful coloured wings are a sure sign of summer. Here in the pleasure grounds at Kedleston we get plenty seeking out the flowers. Come and decorate your own willow butterfly!
Drop by our 50 Things Bug Station to complete some insect related 50 Things challenges. Everyone might not be a fan of those creepy crawlies but they are such an important part of the natural ecosystem.
To commemorate 100 years of women gaining the first vote we're revealing the hidden stories of women during the eighteenth century at Berrington. Discover stories of the lives, loves and losses of women both upstairs and downstairs.
On your visit around the house you may meet our artist in residence in the Dryden Sitting Room. Jenny Major creates beautiful botanical watercolours, many of which are based on specimens from Canons Ashby's garden.
Join our head gardener for a fascinating tour of our historic garden, full of inside information about the plants and garden history of this special place. Then enjoy tea or coffee and a slice of cake together.
Get creative and explore the paddock looking for jewels in your nature crown. Feathers, fallen leaves, dandelion heads and seeds will make you a fine headdress using natural materials, and help us understand and identify what you find.
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and choose from a 2hr or 3hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Explore, play and enjoy the great outdoors with a self led trail at Ilam Park this summer. Suitable for families of all ages, you'll be able to build a den, play pooh sticks, spot sheep and balance on logs along the way.
Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act. Sign your name on a piece of fabric and contribute to our signature cloth, which will eventually adorn the dining room table in the castle.
It's not just the Tudors who lived at Little Moreton Hall. For the first time original staff accommodation will be opened to visitors and a set of rooms never seen before will be revealed. Find out more about the modern inhabitants of Little...
Join us for the exciting chance to camp out by the Temple of Friendship for 2 nights and immerse yourself in the monumental world of Stowe. With night and daytime fun including nature walks, have-a-go activities, and marshmallow toasting.