Summer at Tyntesfield

The school holidays are just around the corner. There's plenty going on at Tyntesfield to keep everyone entertained, come rain or shine.

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 this summer. Booking is advised, but there'll be drop in spaces on the day.

Upcoming events

House Tickets: July 2019

Tue 16 Jul 2019
12:00-14:00
In 2019 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas day). Tickets can be pre-booked or picked up from the Ticket Office on the day.

TYNTEtots: Jack and the Beanstalk

Wed 17 Jul 2019
10:00-11:45
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of Jack and the Beanstalk.

Victorian horse and carriage rides: July 2019

Sat 20 Jul 2019
11:15-11:30
Travel back in time with Victorian horse and carriage rides at Tyntesfield.

Seasonal food and craft markets

Sun 21 Jul 2019
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.

Wonders of the Walled Garden

Tue 23 Jul 2019
10:30-12:30
A summer family workshop inspired by the walled garden at Tyntesfield.