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Winter Family: Nature Inspired Festive Crafts for Kids

Get in the festive spirit and create nature inspired creative decorations and crafts in the Moorland Discovery Centre at Longshaw.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Our drop-in craft sessions are suitable for 3-11 year olds. Adult supervision is needed at all times. Sessions will run 10.30am to 2.30pm (with last admission at 2.00pm) in the Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw. Drop in, no booking required. The cost is £5.00/child taking part. Card payments only please.

Sorry, no dogs



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The basics


Children welcome

Meeting point

Head to the Moorland Discovery Centre, next to Longshaw's main Woodcroft Car Park. There are 3 toilets, one is accessible with baby change.

What to bring and wear

Be sure to dress appropriately if you are out exploring the Longshaw Estate before or after!


There is a ramped path down into the Moorland Discovery Centre from the car park, and accessible parking bays close to the centre. There is an accessible toilet in the Discovery Centre.


The sessions are indoors, in the warmth of the Moorland Discovery Centre with a short walk from the car park. Parking in Woodcroft car park, NT members park free and non-members the charge is £5.00 for 4 hours and £7.00 all day. Car parks open close at 4:00pm. Mobile phone signal is very limited in this area.

Upcoming events


Winter Family: Breakfast with Santa 

Meet Father Christmas over a cooked breakfast.

Event summary

2 Dec to 17 Dec 2023
09:00 to 10:00
+ 5 other dates or times

Winter: Christmas Trees at Longshaw 

Premium quality Christmas trees for sale at Longshaw.

Event summary

2 Dec to 23 Dec 2023
09:00 to 16:00
+ 21 other dates or times

Winter: Festive Wreath Making at Longshaw 

Create your festive wreath in the Moorland Discovery Centre at Longshaw, under expert guidance with materials sourced from the Estate.

Event summary

2 Dec to 11 Dec 2023
10:00 to 12:00
+ 9 other dates or times

Free Wednesday Social Walks 

Come along each Wednesday morning for a free social walk around Longshaw, led by experienced guides who know the area.

Event summary

6 Dec to 20 Dec 2023
10:30 to 13:30
+ 2 other dates or times