Summer at Tyntesfield

The school holidays are here and there's plenty going on at Tyntesfield. Whether it's having a go at some of your 50 things, or travelling across the estate in true Victorian style, it doesn't matter what the weather's doing.

Family wearing gardening gloves

Wonders of the walled garden family workshops

Learn what's growing in the kitchen garden, have a go at being a gardener and try out some recipes in the bountiful walled garden. There are two hour workshops across the school holidays.

Tyntesfield Pav play area

Play at Tyntesfield

With four play areas, a den building village and acres of parkland to explore, play is the order of the day on a trip to Tyntesfield.

Child with magnifying glass on bug hunt

50 Things at Tyntesfield  

There are plenty of opportunities to tick off some of your 50 Things at Tyntesfield. Build a den in the den village, eat a picnic in the wild, hunt for bugs or join in one of the many activities that run throughout the year.

A group on a night time nature walk

Evening nature walk with a ranger

Complete one of your 50 Things to do before 11 and 3/4 by going on a nature walk at night with Tyntesfield’s area ranger. You'll discover the creatures that come out to play after the visitors have gone home and be taught top tips for spotting nocturnal wildlife, learn how to use a bat detector and may be lucky enough to find owls, deer and newts while the rest of the estate sleeps.

Tyntesfield theatre

Outdoor theatre

Whether Shakespeare is your thing, or you prefer the wonders of Alice in Wonderland, we've got a show for you on the croquet lawn this summer.

Child making a seed pot at TYNTEtots

TYNTEfest 2019: Beatrix Potter Tales

The grownups get Glastonbury, the kids get TYNTEfest. Celebrate National Play Day at Tyntesfield with storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds. Don't forget to check out our regular TYNTEtots events throughout the year too.

Two visitors having a picnic in the formal gardens at Tyntesfield

Places for picnics at Tyntesfield

Here are a few of the top spots to spread out and tuck in, whether you like far reaching views or shady woodland.

Horse and carriage at Tyntesfield

Horse and carriage rides

Travel the estate in the grandest of styles on a Victorian style horse and carriage. Booking is advised, but there'll be drop in spaces on the day.

Upcoming events

$tow High in Transit

Mon 16 Sep 2019
A thought-provoking photography exhibition by Olli Hellmann revealing the links between the ‘boom and bust’ of Peruvian guano and the transformation of Tyntesfield.

House tickets: September

Mon 16 Sep 2019
To enter the house at Tyntesfield, you'll need a ticket. These can be pre-booked or picked up from the ticket office on the day.

TYNTEtots: The Ugly Duckling

Wed 18 Sep 2019
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of The Ugly Duckling.

Feel Good Friday: Tyntesfield run

Fri 20 Sep 2019
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run round the Tyntesfield estate, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way.

Golden tree walks

Sat 21 Sep 2019
Join us during the golden season for self-led walks through the changing colours of Tyntesfield's trees.