This autumn we're having a pop-up jigsaw festival with hundreds of donated jigsaws on sale. All money raised goes towards vital conservation work at Coughton. If you have any jigsaws to donate please call the property on 01789 400777
Come and see how Lord & Lady Bearsted made Upton House and Gardens the perfect country retreat for their family in the 1930s. You can also discover Lord Bearsted's famous art collection including works by Bosch, Stubbs and Canaletto.
Dress to impress and join us for a great family day, out hunting our hidden and spooky bats.
Try the Bat Trail as a team and explore the grounds whilst solving the clues! Then collect your sticker from the Coach House shop.
Come and see beautiful hawks, falcons and an owl from Wheatley Birds of Prey and find out more about these fascinating birds. Then see them stretching their wings and taking to the sky with flying displays at 11.30 and 1.30pm
This new exhibition of portraits, from Croome’s own collection and on loan from private collections depicts the history of the Coventry family from the turn of the seventeenth-century through to the present day.
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 is with great pleasure that the German mezzosoprano/contralto Sabine Gerlinde Smith has accepted an invitation for a song recital at The Firs, celebrating the bicentenary of Clara Schumann’s birth in 1819.
Formerly Chairman of the national Elgar Society, Andrew explores the background and musical influences behind the George Moore's Irish play 'Grania and Diarmid' and then turns to the music of 'Caractacus' (who may not have been Celtic).
Celebrating the weird and wonderful fungi that appear throughout the Stoneywell grounds, they will be labelled with some fascinating facts as they appear throughout the week, making these strange and curious fruits of the fungi world easier to...
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.
Get closer to nature this October half term with the Wild team to make your own autumn leaf creation to take home and achieve one of the '50 things to see and do before you're 113/4' challenge activities.
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.
A fun event for families this October - come along and spend a day working with the rangers in the parkland. Expect to get dirty as you learn what skills are needed to be a ranger and care for wildlife habitats.
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
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.
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.
Experience Hall-wool-een in a completely different light this year and visit Attingham's Woollen Woods as crafted creatures take over a section of the Mile Walk once again. Or even better- help us create the trail by sending in your fibre creations.
Try your hand at making this traditional Halloween decoration - what will you carve? A face, a shape, or something more spooky? Our pumpkins are from a local farm, in all shapes and sizes and come complete with an LED tea light candle.
Head up to the orchard to watch an apple pressing demonstration; our gardeners will be pressing some freshly harvested, organically grown apples using a traditional press, and you can also find out more about the orchard and our conservation work.
Nordic walking is known as the workout that tones the whole body! It is great for neck, shoulder and
back problems and easy on the joints.
Suitable for all abilities. Try a taster session or join the next 4 week course starting on the 30th October
Ever wondered what the difference between a stargazer and an astronomer is or wondered how big the universe actually is? Then this is an evening of talks and telescopes designed for you. (This event is suitable for over 16s).
Join Shrewsbury Athletics Club for the annual Mad Jack's 5 race at Attingham Park. A five mile race around the grounds through ponds, obstacles and overgrowth. In association with Shrewsbury Athletics Club.
Standing at 4ft tall to the tip of the antlers, these are the perfect guests to make your home or garden look that extra bit special. You'll be provided with all the help and tools you need to make this impressive and festive item from scratch.
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.