Summer activities at Trerice

This summer at Trerice is a time to explore the history and gardens – whether you want to delve into the Tudor past, dress up and play games or embrace your inner wild child with #50 things activities and the Summer of Sport.

Girl being dressed in tudor costume

Costume days

Step back in time to sixteenth century Cornwall with Trerice Costume Group by trying on recreated period clothes.

children playing archery

Summer of sport - archery

Are you up to the challenge of defending Trerice? Only a proven marksman (or woman) will do...

Boy jumping over hurdles at Trerice

Summer of sport - multisport Fridays

Five tasks await you on the Parade Ground to test you in speed, accuracy and balance...

A boggit made with glay and greenery

Wild art

Tick off #18 of your #50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 and make some wild art...

Racing paper boats

Boat making

Make and decorate your own sailboat then, using all your puff, race them against each other!

Child trying on armour at Trerice
Child trying on armour at Trerice, Cornwall
Child trying on armour at Trerice

Don't forget the daily activities at Trerice too! Get kitted out in our 15th and 16th century replica armour, pull your most menacing face and pose for an intimidating photo in the Great Hall. Play Tudor games in the Hall and gardens – who’s the most skilled at kayles, quoits or slapcock?