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Summer sports

Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Activities are self-led in the morning, so you can join in whenever you fancy. Challenge a family member to a kickabout or a race to get everyone involved! Then get stuck into some organised games with the team from 1pm.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for children of all ages. Must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Find the fun in our playing field next to the pond.

What to bring and wear

Wear comfy clothes and sensible shoes. Please be aware, the ground might be muddy.

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