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Family-friendly things to do at Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Children play in the woodland den building area at Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire
Build your own woodland hideout on Kinver Edge | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

There's plenty for families to do at Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, including seasonal trails, natural play and lots of outdoor adventures. Find out what's on and plan your visit.

Apple pressing weekends

Roll up your sleeves and help the garden team pick and press the apple harvest at the Rock Houses. Sample some freshly squeezed juice straight from the press.

Pressing demonstrations will take place in the orchard on 7-8 October and 21-22 October from 10.30am.

October half term

Join Flat Pack Forest Schools at the Rock Houses this October Half term and have a go at some autumnal craft activities. Use twigs and twine to make your own broom stick or challenge your friends to a game of pumpkin bowling.

Sessions run 28-31 October and 4-5 November, 10.30am-3.30pm. £3 per child. Drop in, no booking required. Admission applies, free entry for National Trust members and under 5s.

Miles of countryside to explore

Set off on your own outdoors adventure across Kinver Edge. There's some steep climbs but plenty of stunning views as your reward. Look out for some natural play areas in the woods. Walk along the tree stump steps or build your very own woodland hideout out of fallen branches.

'50 things to do before you're 11¾'

Do you know about the National Trust '50 things to do before you're 11¾'? You can tick off some of the activities while you're at Kinver Edge and the Rock Houes; build a den, create some wild art, explore inside a tree and much more. Kinver is one of the top places to have a go at the ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ challenges.

Which will you take on?

Find out more here: 50 things to do before you're 11¾ | Visit | National Trust