Dress up the children in their favourite Hallowe'en costumes to run riot on Cliveden's spooky estate this half-term. Children will learn fact from fiction as they join Cliveden's elusive bat community for fun and frolic.
Auriga Astronomy is the only Mobile Planetarium outside the USA to have been invited to be part of the NASA Museums Project, and will be spending several days in our Discovery Centre offering visitors the chance to witness the Night Sky and Space...
Walk around the house, gardens and park to discover the fascinating story of the Stamford Hospital through surviving photographs, from soldiers arriving on stretchers to them boating on the moat, alongside artistic installations.
Get ready for bonfire night with our daytime family activities celebrating all things darkness and light in the Church
Join us at Croome to make everything you need to share stories and tales around the campfire or at home.
A new trail with six activities for family fun! Look up , Look Closer, Touch, I Spy, Discover and Play - complete all of them to discover more about trees and experience autumn with your senses. Pick up your trail at the Garden Centre.
Park Explorers is a way for parents and 2-4 year olds to learn about the world around them. Sessions are £5 each and focus on a different outdoor theme each week. Arrive from 9:15 for the 10am session, and wait from 10:45 to be signed in for 11am.
This summer holidays we’re launching something brand new at Basildon Park. The Wild Play Trail takes in some of the best views of the parkland, while engaging the little ones with the nature that surrounds them.
You can collect paper and a crayon from Visitor Reception and take a closer look at the trees with orange signs in The Vyne's grounds. See if you can spot the difference in bark patterns from one type of tree to the next.
Join us for Lyme's Trust10 10k trail run which will take place on the fourth Sunday of every month. (Some months are moved due to other events - please check dates)
Route available here: https://runtogether.co.uk/routes/trust10-lyme/
We've teamed up with Sarah Parker Fitness to offer a weekly outdoor postnatal fitness class for mums and babies involving a group walk with buggies, cardio, strength and flexibility exercises in the beautiful outdoors at Lyme.
Throughout half-term we invite you to get crafty to help us build a wicker man for the wildflower meadow. The creation will be on display at Colby in October, concluding with a bonfire celebration on 4 November.
Head to the woods for a bushcraft survival session with our expert guide, Chris Harvey-Jones. From fire lighting to den building, there's lots to learn if you want to be an outdoor explorer!
Session 1 - 10.30am - 11.30am (age range 7+)...
Over the centuries, one of Ireland’s greatest exports has been its people, be it voluntary or forcible transportation.
Therefore the major challenge to those of us with Irish ancestors is to determine their actual place of birth.
Arachnophobes beware! Eight-legged freaks or fascinating fly-munchers? We will explore the 'truth is stranger than fiction' world of British spiders in this family workshop. Holding a scary beast is one of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ !
Inspired by the centenary anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, our forthcoming partnership with the National Portrait Gallery “Faces of Change ‘Votes for Women’ , will bring a significant collection of national importance to Northern Ireland
A great opportunity to enjoy our beautiful estate whilst also exercising and socializing. These walks take place on the last Wednesday of each month and aim to start your journey to become physically active. The walks are led by One You Hounslow.
Discover Stackpole’s beautiful stretch of coastline for yourself. With award-winning sandy beaches, tranquil wooded valleys, wildlife-rich lily ponds, walking trails and watersports, there’s lots to see and do.
Run, jog, walk and breathe in the beautiful scenery on the Stackpole Estate.
Choose from 1.5 mile, 3 mile or 6 mile routes. Suitable for all ages and abilities, dogs welcome too!
The free fun run takes place every Sunday from Stackpole...
Have fun with our bushcraft activity day at Stackpole!
Enjoy our circuit of outdoor adventures; have a go at fire lighting, marshmallow toasting, peg whittling and den building. Then make a willow star to take home and follow our spooky...
Join our new dog-walking group at Stackpole and explore the best of our trails with your four-legged friends! Afterwards, enjoy a bite to eat in the Boathouse Tea-room.
Free walks, charge applies for refreshments.
Join a friendly running group in the grounds of Penrhyn Castle. No matter what your ability or fitness level, you can enjoy walking, jogging & running, inspired by the beautiful views! Our lovely Run Leaders will support you every step of the way.
Explore the grounds to find the carved pumpkins with their scary faces.
Going trick or treating? Drop in to the Halloween themed craft activities and find something scary to add to your disguise. Maybe a mask or a witches hat, there is...
This October half-term we're bringing you a programme of craft demos and family activities exploring the practical applications of the unique landscape that inspired Writ In Water, a newly opened public artwork commemorating Magna Carta.
The Stonehenge landscape is an intriguing place with many of its secrets still lying tantalisingly below ground. However, this enjoyable and informative 4 mile walk with an expert guide will have you looking at this landscape with new eyes.
Have you ever wondered where the builders of Stonehenge lived? Our National Trust landscape guides will take you on a 2.5 - 3 mile walk to explore the Durrington Walls and discover 6,000 years of hidden history.
Set in the middle of orchard country, this is the ideal location to learn all about Armagh’s famous apples and have some family fun. Pick your own apples, have a go on the apple press, take a guided orchard tour and more.
Join us as we explore the fabulous world of fungi with a guided walk aimed at families with children. Mushrooms come in a multitude of shapes, sizes and colours and there is a fantastic display in the woods at Felbrigg at this time of the year....
On the first Wednesday of each month the garden team blitz an overgrown or neglected area of garden - can you help? The work involves cutting down or digging out weeds, brambles, overgrown shrubs and moving debris to the shredder or bonfire.
Join Joe from Astro Laser Shows for a night of stargazing. There will be a quick introduction on how to use the telescopes and binoculars, before getting the chance to view galaxies, star clusters, and maybe even the planet Mars. Includes hot drink.
The ancient festival of 'Samhain' marks the end of the harvest season. Our National Trust Ranger and a local Pagan Celebrant will take you on a 5-mile walk from Avebury along the route of the Samhain Festival procession.
Want to attract hedgehogs to your garden? Come along to the gardens of Max Gate, which is home to several hedgehogs and find out more about these amazing animals. Activity suitable for children aged from 2-11
Come for a stroll around Cookham Moor and beyond helping to make a difference by picking up litter as you wander. With the support of partner organisations, we welcome all ages to get involved by volunteering whilst you visit.
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details. Normal admission prices apply.
25 October-the activity is clay modelling. £2.