May Bank Holiday at Tredegar House

A young girl hunting for bugs

Celebrate Screen Free Week at Tredegar House as we help you and your family get back in touch with nature and tick off some of the 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾.

Have you ever cooked on a camp fire, made a grass trumpet or felt the grass under your bare feet?

Over the May Bank Holiday Weekend we're helping you tick off some of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾, the National Trust's ultimate bucket list for kids.

We've got some great nature activities for you to have a go at, so welcome to the great outdoors and the crazy creatures, awesome antics and hidden treasures that it holds. You'll be a seasoned adventurer by the time you manage to tick all 50 challenges off your list.

You will be able to tick off...

47. Cooking on a campfire

44. Go bird watching

31. Hunt for bugs

25. Make a grass trumpet

24. Go on a barefoot walk

12. Make a trail with sticks

22. Explore inside a tree.

No. 1 Climb a tree
A girl climbs a tree
No. 1 Climb a tree

What you need to know

  • Dates: 29 April - 1 May
  • Times: 11am - 4pm
  • Campfires: 12pm - 2.30pm. Ticketed time-slots, limited to 6 children per slot. Availability on a first come , first served basis. 
  • Prices: Normal admission prices apply. National Trust members go free.
  • Booking: There is no pre-booking for this event, please turn up on the day and pay at Visitor Reception.