Discover more about Clent this summer and explore some of the best views on the Hills on a 5 mile guided ramble.
The terrain can be steep at times; please wear sturdy walking shoes and come dressed for the weather. Sorry, we can’t welcome dogs...
The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors equipped with all manner of musical instruments, performing their highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare's plays.
Presenting an inventive take on Much Ado About Nothing!
Join us in the wonderful surroundings here at Wightwick to build on what you already know and see what you can do with your photography.
Tutored Sessions for beginners and intermediate level photographers.
Join Nicola Jarvis, tutor at the Royal School of Needlework, as she teaches you the skills of hand embroidery.
This one-day course will teach you how to embroider using a variety of threads and stitches using a kit created by Nicola.
The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the UK's premier all male theatre company, perform Shakespeare's most popular comedy, set in an enchanted forest with fairies, sparring lovers and a group of amateur actors who are putting on a play...
Join us for a very special Elgar Insights - Elgar and The Beatles.
Enthusiastic Elgar expert Richard Westwood- Brookes will be joined by members of the Worcester Ukulele band to provide an insightful and musical talk about Elgar and the Beatles
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,...
Join Maurice on the pole lathe and discover the ancient craft of wood turning. Using cherry wood which is renowned for use in furniture making. This fine wood, once grown here, is excellent for wood turning.
Join a new group to help both you and your dog get fit! This canicross group is aimed at those who may have never run with their dog before, it's set in the beautiful Attingham landscape and lead by England Athletics trained coaches.
Have you ever wondered what bees do in their hives?
Borrow one of our bee suits and join our bee keepers on one of their regular Monday inspections and get up close and personal to the bee hives to see what goes on.
Be part of our 'Grow Your Green Roots' year at Attingham. The estate is home to approx. 200 deer, find out all about them and the other wildlife which call Attingham home. Take a seat on our tractor and trailer safari ride to see what you can spot.
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 week long live archaeological dig.
Pick up a spade or trowel and have a go discovering the past that hides beneath our feet.
Last year we discovered an interesting buried structure which doesn’t appear on any of our maps, this year we are extending our dig.
Join Gareth, our new ranger as he leads you on a 3-4 mile walk around the park and talks about what it's like to move from being a ranger on the Cornish cost to here at Attingham with its tenant farms, deer, river and half a million visitors.
Join an exclusive group and spend a whole day in the life of an archaeologist and acquire new skills. Training is available in all aspects of archaeology, and all skills levels and ages (18+) are welcome.
Join Bowbrook Archers and try your hand on our archery range! Find them in the Field of Play, up the Mile Walk.
We'll also have our Archery Arrows kit out for young Robin Hoods to take aim with.
Suitable for 6 years+ (at instructors discretion)
The Front Park of Attingham has had a fascinating history since the Roman period and is full of a verity of wildlife and architecture.
Join a tractor trailer tour exploring this landscape which is usually off limits to the public.
The Attingham Ranger team is always busy behind the scenes helping to keep Attingham running. On this twist to our traditional Deer Park safari we will be taking the tractor trailer to some places which are generally off limits to the public.
Join Paul Broesmith, writer and theatre producer as he runs a series of workshops designed to get you writing, easily and painlessly guiding you through exercises and processes designed to develop your skills across a range of genre, format and style
Flitter and flutter across the parkland looking for our British butterflies and moths. See how many you can find, discover more about these beautiful winged creatures and pick up your sticker from the Coach House shop.
Bring your Dad and enjoy the Father's Day Trail together. Explore the grounds and discover parts of Canons Ashby you might not normally notice. Also suitable for Grandads, Husbands, Mums, Aunties and anyone else who wants to have a go.
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2 hr walk. Dogs on short leads 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 go on a 3 hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the National Trust shop at 11am and go on a 2 hr walk. Dogs on short leads are welcome too.
Why not come and volunteer as part of your visit to Croft? Have a go at cleaning items from the collection in the castle, find out what our house team get up to behind the scenes and participate in our vital conservation work.
2019 marks significant anniversaries of the Second World War, including 75 years since D-Day on 6 June and 80 years since the start of the war on 1 September. Discover more about Croft during the war and what life was like on the Home Front.
Venture back to Roman Britain with our costumed interpreter to meet Censorinus, the 4th Century villa owner. He will be on site all day, and will lead a special guided tour around his humble abode at 2pm.
Throughout the year discover Tudor attitudes to health and food, with a different activity to try each month from making butter in a churn to creating a Tudor pinch pot to keep your remedies in. Explore the way in which the Tudors looked after...
Make a bowl to take home, using the traditional method of turning green wood with a pole lathe. Step-by-step tuition will be given, all materials are provided and beginners are welcome.
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Whether you have just started running or are an experienced runner, trail running allows you to enjoy the great outdoors. This trail race series is organised by Gold Swan Events with Stowe providing the backdrop.
This family trail will need your little ones to complete a series of nine missions around the gardens to win a
prize. Adventure into a world of myths and legends with your family for school holiday fun.
Long, lazy summer days are perfect for picnics, games and adventures in the great outdoors. Nature has been a busy bee, filling the gardens with lots of beautiful colour, from every-shade-of-green leaves to beautiful butterflies and wildflowers.
A rare and exciting chance to view Stowe from a 360 degree position from the top of the historic Cobham's Pillar monument. 140 steps take you up to the viewing point which gives you an inspiring insight into the design and scale of the landscape.