Join us for a relaxing natural mindfulness well-being walk with an experienced and qualified guide in the beautiful grounds and gardens of Packwood House, finishing off with a hot drink and cake in the Garden Kitchen Cafe.
Be inspired, enjoy welcome drinks and canapés, take a behind scenes tour, and discover how you could do something amazing by considering a gift in your will to help look after the places you love, for future generations.
We've partnered with local wildlife charities to create a series of exciting activities for all the family this summer. There will be pop-up stands, nature trails and a chance to learn all about badgers, bees, hedgehogs and more.
Learn how to make a silk scarf inspired by the gardens at Upton. Local artist, Lis Mann will provide you with all the tuition and materials to make your own version of her fabulous printed and hand-dyed silk scarves.
Hear the story of the 2nd Viscount Bearsted’s philanthropy, from his charitable works in 1930s Warwickshire to his involvement in the Kindertransport, which brought 10,000 Jewish children to Britain from Nazi-occupied Europe.
Join us for this outdoor adaptation of Noel Coward’s celebrated comedy, Private Lives. Heartbreak Production promises to deliver an evening of sparkling entertainment, nostalgic music, and delicious one-liners.
See the Hills in all their summer glory and find out what happens on Clent during the summer season.
The terrain can be steep at times; please wear sturdy walking shoes and come dressed for the weather. Sorry, we can’t welcome dogs on this walk....
DATE CHANGED DUE TO POOR WEATHER
Bring the kids, a picnic, a picnic blanket, and your favourite toy animals. Help us make some wild art and get your face painted like a creature on a lovely family day out.
There will be bargains aplenty at the Brewhouse Bookshop’s annual sale, raising money to look after our historic site. Peruse our collection of second-hand books and stock up in preparation for those cosy autumn evenings.
Visit during this joyful time to see the house and church decorated for harvest. Help yourself to some home-grown produce from the produce bench for a donation, try the harvest trail around the parkland, or join us for apple weekend.
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 us each week, Mondays and Tuesdays, for family fun in the garden and woodland at Moseley. With a different theme each week, usually with something to make and take home!
Lammas, Map Quest, What’s Wild Where?, Civil War Camp.
Folksy Theatre presents Shakespeare's most famous comedies, 'The Comedy Of Errors'. Filled with Folksy's wonderful live music, audience interaction and downright silliness! Bring along your friends and family to watch this wonderful production.
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.
It’s the day after a Royal visit and something is not right at Wightwick Manor. Could there be a thief at large? A prized possession of Theodore Mander’s has gone missing and the family need your help to solve the mystery.
Written by Sam Kick.
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.
Follow in the footsteps of the Gimson family in this exclusive needlework course, and get inspired by the gardens and woodland surrounding you. The workshop is led by Margaret Murton, whose designs are distributed in kit form across the world.
Heartbreak productions invites you to share in this exciting escapade, a David Walliams best seller adapted for the outdoor stage. Join us, Ben, and his Gangsta Granny on their grandest adventure full of forbidden fun.
Follow Alice and the White Rabbit as they set off on a colourful, topsy-turvy adventure like no other! Bring a chair and a picnic and enjoy watching this outdoor performance on the top terrace of the garden.
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.
Join our wild team for outdoors fun in the sun (fingers crossed!) as we go about ticking off as many ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ challenges as we can this summer. Drop in for different nature-based activities each week around the gardens.
Pick up one of the self-led walking maps from our visitor welcome centre to enjoy a ramble around the gardens and park. Discover some of the restoration stories as we celebrate 30 years of caring for this special place and enjoy the autumn colour.
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.
Join the Claydon learning team dressed in period costume for an hour of living history. Discover what life was like in the Crimean War with Florence Nightingale and find out about her links to Claydon.
Come and tick off a number of 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4.
No. 13: Make a mud pie - Come and get your hands dirty and make a squidgy, squelchy mud pie and decorate it with twigs and leaves,
No. 26: Hunt for fossils and bones - Hunt...
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
We’re raising funds for the Garden Project, which aims to revive and restore 'Capability' Brown's final landscape masterpiece. Show your support by joining our fundraiser day which includes live music, games and so much more.
Visit Berrington as we celebrate Heritage Open Day. We have new exhibitions, art installations and plenty of gardens and parkland to explore. What will you discover at Berrington this Heritage Open Day?
Brought to Life: Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered is the first major exhibition of the artist's work in nearly thirty years, and aims to return this remarkable British painter to the spotlight where he belongs.
This exhibition will shine a spotlight on how technology is being used to enhance our understanding of art history, enabling masterpieces which have been victims of circumstance or history to be seen as they were once intended.
Get involved with hands-on activities for all ages including pond-dipping in the moats, counting butterflies in the long grass or graffiti hunting around the garden lodge. Activities vary from week to week.
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a saboteur 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.
Come and join our outdoor toddler and preschool group for nature lovers and woodland adventurers in the countryside around Coleshill. Accompanying adults with the Critter at all times whilst being part of the group.
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.
To celebrate the launch of two new walks through Fishpool Valley and the vital work our team have been doing to revive this historic landscape, we're inviting you to step back in time and see the valley brought to life.
Canoe Attingham’s hidden gem; the beautiful River Tern. Suitable for all ages and experience levels, this is a unique opportunity to paddle back in time and experience the history of Attingham Park though the views from the river.
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.
The National Portrait Gallery is coming to Attingham with 'Nature's Champions', a partnership exhibition of portraits of champions of nature and the natural world from David Attenborough to Beatrix Potter, and Vivienne Westwood to Joe Strummer.
Take a breather and play some traditional lawn games in front of the historic Mansion.
Have a go with badminton, croquet or bowls. Laugh along as you have a go with the egg and spoon race or see if you can get that hula hoop to stay up.
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.
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.
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.
Join our Active Outdoors Assistant and lots of new friends at 11am on the Field of Play to have a go with a different team game every week.
Friday afternoons will have a variety of games kit available for your family to enjoy their own sports.
Come watch a collection of four short dances choreographed in response to the National Portrait Gallery 'Faces of Change - Natures Champions' exhibition here at Attingham. Become part of the dance with dance based family workshops between each act.
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 Sundays during the Shropshire school holidays in the Field of Play.
Every year our dedicated volunteer uses mist netting to gently catch, ring and then release the birds who are using the River Tern as a highway as they migrate. This is a great opportunity to get close to the birds and talk to the expert.
New for 2019, the Whispering Woods Folk are joining us to help celebrate our 'Grow Your Green Roots' year by helping you get closer to our mighty trees. See this promenade theatre production including aerial performances high up in the tree tops.
This relaxed visit for significantly reduced numbers of visitors, aims to offer a calm and quiet visit to the family exhibition allowing people on the autism spectrum a less stressful experience to enjoy the art before the day starts at 11am.
Dinosaurs come to Attingham in this all time classic film. Bring the family and set up your picnic next to the historic Mansion and enjoy a late summer evening watching this all time classic family film on the big screen.
Join this foot-stomping biopic through Queen’s career and their rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid. Set up your picnic next to the historic Mansion and enjoy a late summer evening watching this new film on the big screen.
Everyone is back for more ABBA inspired song and dance numbers as Mamma Mia 2 comes to Attingham!
Set up your picnic next to the historic Mansion and enjoy a late summer evening watching this great sing along film on the big screen.
Let Lord Berwick take you back in time for a rousing early evening tour of the stunning ground floor of Attingham Mansion.
Our costumed guide will lead you on a Grand Tour of Attingham's history just after the last visitor has left for the day.
Hidden in the Shropshire countryside, Cronkhill is an unexpected vision of Italy.
Take a look around this little gem on one of only six open days a year. All visits must be pre booked and National Trust members must produce their cards on arrival.
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.
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.