Follow the Fledgling trail to learn about the next step in a birds growth cycle; nestlings into fledglings and then how they grow and learn. What feathers do they grow? When and how do they learn to fly?
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.
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,...
Get out in the fresh air and enjoy a sociable 5 mile ramble through the stunning countryside of the Clent Hills and surrounding area. As you walk find out more about the history and folklore of the hills.
Whether you have just started running or are an experienced runner, trail running allows you to enjoy the great outdoors. This 10k trail race series is organised by Gold Swan Events with Stowe providing the backdrop.
Join our wild team to plant some pumpkin seeds and get stuck into some gardening activities or crafts, watch them grow at home ready for the autumn. Plus, receive a sticker for completing one of your '50 Things' - plant it, grow it, eat it.
Join us as we start our week of celebrations to thank our fantastic volunteers. Discover Stowe for free by playing your part and having a go at volunteering for yourself, with activities across the Stowe site including Stowe House and Church.
A tongue-in-cheek evening tour with a definite adult slant led by the House and Collections Manager. The stories we've always wanted to tell about The Pre-Raphaelite Circle and their associates but didn't dare! Over 18's only.
Go on an adventure through the gardens and woodlands in this fun trail for the family, tick off some of the top 'fifty things to do' at Stoneywell. There will be craft activities in the stables including making you own small kite to fly on the...
Bring Dad along to play this game of the past on our beautiful tennis lawn. Test your putting skills in this quirky golf game; with prizes for the champion putters - may the best dad win! There will be other games on the lawn to enjoy as well as...
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild's collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor.
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy of Art in London, of which Sir Joshua Reynolds was the first president. Discover Waddesdon's impressive collection of paintings by Reynolds around the House.
Michael Eden's work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art. For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.
Treat yourself or your Dad to a very special traditional, or gentleman's afternoon tea during Feast weekend, our spectacular festival of food and performing arts. The perfect way to celebrate Father's Day.
This family friendly show is a traditional comedy club set with most of the really naughty bits taken out and with just enough left in to keep the kids giggling and provide playground fodder for a quite a while!
Enriched with passion, wit and live music, this is a vibrant and intimate production of Twelfth Night (or What You Will). Enjoy this festive take on Shakespeare's most delightful and thought-provoking comedy.
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a sabateur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon.
Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made? (Dependent on water level)
Ever wondered how grain is turned into flour? Visit our restored mill at Coleshill and find out more...
you can also explore our replica Second World War Operational Base which will be open this afternoon.
Meet Ben Wigley, the film-maker artist behind our parkland kinetoscopes, at the monumental Tower of the Winds to preview the latest developments in his artistic interpretation of the great flood of 1795.
The Three Inch Fools present A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present a comic tale of runaway lovers, beguiling potions and a rather unfortunate individual who gets turned into a donkey...
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.
Join a volunteer led tour to find out all about this architectural masterpiece, designed by Henry Holland. Find out how your support is enabling us to undertake repairs to restore this over 200 year old structure.
Join the learning team in the Boathouse down by the lake as we create some wild art and tick off another '50 things to do before you're 11¾' adventure! Look around you and you'll find all sorts of materials to make your portrait from nature
This May half-term investigate Lyveden's wilder inhabitants with free trails, worksheets and activity sessions. There are plenty of opportunities to get closer to nature during Lyveden Alive week. Enjoy a different activity every day!
Bring Dad along to make a kite this Father's Day at Lyveden. After all that hard work, treat him to a Workers Nuncheon in the Cottage tea room so you're ready to head back out and see how high your kite can fly!
See, smell and taste wild garlic in Newark Park gardens and the estate.Head out into the fresh air and discover the beautiful views over the Cotswold countryside, swathes of wild garlic and the sharp and tasty tang that accompanies a walk.
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.
Learn from local artist, Matthew Wood, who paints using his surroundings as his inspiration. Many of his paintings are created in one sitting and evoke the unique atmosphere and spirit of a place through his skillful brushstrokes and paintwork.