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.
There’s loads for families this summer holiday at Bodnant Garden! Every day there will be the chance to have a go at five of the ‘Fifty Things To Do Before You’re 11 3/4. Find out all about our insect residents.
There’s loads for families this summer holiday at Bodnant Garden! Every day there will be the chance to have a go at five of the ‘Fifty Things To Do Before You’re 11 3/4. What's in our ponds? Find out at Pond Dipping.
To celebrate Heritage Open Day, join our project team on a guided walk through the much-loved Little Langdale valley, with its reminders of the Lake District's industrial heritage amongst beautiful mountain views.
Celebrate pollinator power this summer as you take on our nature trail around the Walled Garden and Wildflower Meadow.
Discover the busy buzz of our resident pollinators, learn more about the important role these creatures play in the...
Join Act Your Shoe Size and members of Narberth Youth Theatre for creative play and storytelling workshops at Colby Woodland Garden.
Solitary bee Manon is getting set for the opening of her hotel for bugs, Gwesty Manon, but needs your help...
This summer holidays you can explore the parkland through a self-led trail. This year’s trail includes lots of activities to tick off your 50 things list, such as cloud-watching, wild art, having fun with sticks and den-building.
Bring a picnic to Fenton this summer and while away some time together in a beautiful and peaceful setting. With traditional lawn games and interactive house and garden trails, there's something for everyone.
Walk on the wild side at Fenton this August. Get to know the mini beasts who make Fenton their home. See how the bees work in the garden and get buzzy yourself with crafty activities and trails. Discover something new every week.
Join young Will and Anne Norris in their summer adventure in search of mischief and merriment around the gardens. What sixteenth century superstars will you encounter along the way? Can you solve their cryptic clues and tackle the tasks they set you?
All summer long we’ll be celebrating a Summer of Sport, from archery to tennis and much more in between, our Summer of Sport programme is sure to keep the whole family entertained and maybe even get you hearts racing.
Come and enjoy our wonderful summer craft activities with a different craft on each of the six weeks of the summer holidays.
Some of our old favourites will feature, such as kite making and flying and the ever popular snail racing.
Join our team and have a go at ticking off some of the new 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 activities, including making and flying your own kite, making and wearing a wild crown and getting to know a tree.
Get to know a tree, have fun with sticks and make a mud creation, in the orchard of Hardy’s Cottage! In this free outdoor workshop we will use clay, twigs and leaves to create expressive faces on the trees.
Join our rangers on an adventure to explore the hidden secrets of Hughenden's woods in Operation Countryside. Discover what the deep holes in the woods were made for, try your hand at wood crafts and help build a night shelter.
This August we will be getting elemental and discovering all things earth, wind fire and water. From our messy mud kitchen to kites, fire lighting and water games along with a range of other fun activities for you to make and take home.
This autumn, we’re inviting the little hoo-ligans of Suffolk to join us for a variety of activities and crafts in our new toddler sessions.
As the trees shed their leaves and the days grow shorter, time spent outdoors becomes even more special.
A family event exploring the twilight world of owls. Going on a nature walk at night and discovering wild animal clues are two of the 50 things to do before you're 11 and ¾ !
Most suitable for 6-12 year olds.