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May half term activities for families

Fun things to do with kids this May half term at Allan Bank.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Enjoy traditional games on the lawn including croquet and tug of war, or head indoors to get crafty. Have a go at making your own seed bombs for your garden, you can add these eco-friendly seed balls to any area of your garden, to create a beautiful display and help to attract pollinators. Included with admission to the house.

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Come to the Welcome Building at Allan Bank.

Accessibility

On private road about 300metres (0.2miles) uphill from Inn at Grasmere / Emma's Dell in village Not accessible by mobility scooter. Blue Badge parking. There is a lower garden path which is easily accessed and one level. The bottom half of the house is one level. Steps to upper floor of house. Accessible toilet on ground floor. Induction loop.

Upcoming events

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Lino Printing Workshop 

An introduction to Lino Printing at Allan Bank. Develop your printmaking skills, create your own design.

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on
9 Mar to 18 May 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Harps North West 

Live harp music in the relaxing setting of Allan Bank.

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on
19 Mar to 16 Apr 2024
at
11:00 to 13:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Easter trail at Allan Bank 

This spring, treat the family to a mini adventure on Allan Bank's Easter trail.

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on
26 Mar to 7 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 8 other dates or times
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Flower time in the Oberland: The holiday watercolours of Eleanor Rawnsley  

Exhibited for the first time, this collection of watercolours and photographs will take you on a journey into the the private lives of the Rawnsleys. Discover a snapshot of genteel tourism in the mountain resorts of the Alps and the Dolomites,...

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on
26 Mar to 22 Dec 2024
at
10:00 to 17:30
+ 43 other dates or times