Summer holidays at Tyntesfield

School's out and whether the sun's out too or not, there's something fun for the whole family this summer at Tyntesfield.

Woodland play area at Tyntesfield

Play at Tyntesfield

With four play areas, a den building village and acres of parkland to explore, your family summer starts at Tyntesfield.

Children walking in the woodland

Tyntesfield through time

Have you ever thought about how people in the past lived? Or what people in the future might think of the way we live today? On this kids-only day camp we invite children to see Tyntesfield through the eyes of its past visitors.

Runners running through the woodland at Tyntesfield

Stretching your legs at Tyntesfield

From shaded woodland walks and traditional lawn games, to early morning runs and play area adventures, there are plenty of ways to stay active this summer at Tyntesfield.

Build a den

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4

From 20 August, see how many of your 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 can you tick of at Tyntesfield this summer?

Two visitors having a picnic in the formal gardens at Tyntesfield

Places for picnics at Tyntesfield

Picnics are welcome across the Tyntesfield estate (apart from fields with livestock in them), here are some of our favourite spots...


Seasonal food and craft markets

On the third Sunday of every month from May to November, we welcome a range of local food and craft producers to Tyntesfield.

Tyntesfield's poet-in-residence, Holly Corfield Carr, reading in the Glade of the Tyntesfield Plantation

Little Elevations: writing workshops 

Find out more information, and book your place, on the woodland workshops with Holly and guests.

Where will your adventures take you?

Upcoming events

Work hard family trail

Sat 16 Feb 2019
Try your hand at some Victorian servants' jobs at Tyntesfield this February half term.

Weekly winter photography challenges at Tyntesfield

Sat 16 Feb 2019
Stretch your photography skills and see how many of our weekly photography challenges you can complete in January and February.

'Work hard' storytelling tours

Mon 18 Feb 2019
On weekdays in February, access to the house at Tyntesfield is on a 'Work hard' storytelling tour only. Find out more about the Gibbs family's servants and what it was like to work at Tyntesfield. Tickets are also available on the day.

February half term at Tyntesfield

Mon 18 Feb 2019
Try your hand at herbal tea and pomander making at Tyntesfield this February half term.

Feel Good Friday: Tyntesfield run

Fri 22 Feb 2019
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run round the Tyntesfield estate, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way.

Trust 10

Sun 24 Feb 2019
Enjoy a 10k run with the National Trust. Tyntesfield has a pay & display car park: £3 per vehicle. National Trust members who scan their cards at our parking machines or those with an in date car sticker park free.