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Family days out at Felbrigg

Adult and child crouch in the Walled Garden to offer a cockerel some seed.
Family exploring the Walled Garden at Felbrigg | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Felbrigg has so much to offer families. From children's trails around the hall to den building in the woods, find out all you need to know to plan a great day out. Explore inside the hall and imagine what it might have been like to have lived or worked here. Discover the Ice House in the Great Wood and visit the Walled Garden to see fruits and vegetables growing – and keep a look out for our hens!

Planning your family visit

  • You’ll find baby changing with the toilets next to our stable courtyard, turning right just before you get to the main reception.
  • We welcome breastfeeding everywhere at Felbrigg, including in our tea-room and can provide hot water for making up bottles.
  • High chairs are available in the tea-room.
  • If you fancy a picnic, you’ll find benches in the meadow area in front of the stable courtyard. You’re also welcome to picnic on a blanket in the grounds.
  • There are plenty of buggy-friendly paths around the gardens and parkland. Don’t hesitate to ask a member of the welcome team for hints and tips.
Young children gazing up at a giant twisted sweet chestnut tree in the Felbrigg Estate.
Children in the parkland at Felbrigg | © National Trust Images/Antonia Gray

Borrow a tracker pack

The estate awaits! Free to visit, head out and explore some of the 520-acres streched out before you.

Borrow a tracker pack from Visitor Reception, stuffed full of binoculars and animal track sheets, and follow the 2.6-mile circular church and ice house trail, or go off-track and let your senses lead the way.

Tick activities off the ‘50 things to do before you're 11¾’ list, including 'Build a den’ and ‘Go welly wandering’.

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A view across the courtyard at Felbrigg Hall
A view across the courtyard at Felbrigg Hall | © Chris Lacey

Eating with us?

The Squire’s Pantry tea-room in the courtyard serves kids picnic bags, soups, sandwiches, jacket potatoes and a delicious range of cakes and drinks to take away. Please check the opening hours before your visit.

The Squire's Pantry

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