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...

Market

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

Fire and wire at Tyntesfield

Wed 15 Aug 2018
11:00-17:00
Spark your curiosity at Tyntesfield house this year as we go behind-the-scenes during a major conservation project to replace our fire alarm system and protect this unique site for ever, for everyone.

House site pass: August 2018

Wed 15 Aug 2018
12:00-13:00
Things are different at Tyntesfield this year as we work on a major conservation project in the house, and give you the chance to see behind the scenes.

Seasonal food and craft markets

Sun 19 Aug 2018
10:00-15:00
We welcome an array of local food and craft producers to Tyntesfield's Home Farm on seasonal Sundays throughout the year.

Little elevations: walk and talk in Hannah More's poetic landscape

Sun 19 Aug 2018
14:00-16:00
A talk on Hannah More from Dr Samantha Matthews, Senior Lecturer in Victorian Studies at the University of Bristol, followed by a guided walk of Tyntesfield's plantation with poet-in-residence, Holly Corfield Carr.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Mon 20 Aug 2018
10:00-18:00
How many of your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ can you tick off at Tyntesfield this summer?

Victorian explorers: Tyntesfield through time

Tue 21 Aug 2018
10:30-14:30
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.