Family-friendly things to do at Barrington Court
There is plenty of activities and space for family fun and learning this winter at Barrington Court. Find out below what's new, and on offer to help plan your next visit.
NEW installations in the farm buildings
The History Shed encourages visitors to take a seat, view site plans and debate the historic design decisions made by key characters from Barrington’s past. The Design Shed is a more hands-on space with windows to look through, gates to open, puzzles to complete, votes to be cast, building blocks and even a farm building smell table.
Family-friendly things to do in the garden
Fun on the South Lawn
When you see the huge stretch of green grass that reaches out from the house to the boundary of the ha-ha, you’ve found the South Lawn. It’s great place with space to enjoy, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the changing seasons in the garden and countryside.
Bringing your wheels to Barrington Court
If you love riding your scooters, tricycles and bikes, the best place would be the Avenue. The garden paths and lawns are fragile and narrow in places and you can help us conserve them by keeping wheels away. If in doubt, please check with a member of staff where you can ride.
Family-friendly things to do in the parkland
The cricket field offers a great spot for family frolics. Bring whatever games you fancy – whether you’ve got a frisbee, skipping rope, rounders set or, of course, a cricket bat and ball.
There are some lovely spots for picnics too, and don’t forget to follow the winding paths in the little copse for a woodland adventure.
'50 things to do before you're 11¾’
The parkland is also a great place to do some of the ‘50 things to do before you're 11¾’ activities. Here are some ideas:
Explore the garden of Barrington Court throughout the seasons. See the fruit and produce growing in the Kitchen Garden or enjoy the tranquillity and beautiful borders of formal, walled garden areas.
Fuel up at Barrington Court’s café, find a souvenir at the shop, browse pre-loved page turners at the Book Barn, and discover local artists at the craft studios.
We invite you to join us for festive fun at Barrington Court this Christmas. Enjoy the new Christmas trail, self-led crafts and seasonal story telling in the farm buildings.
Fancy running free in the fresh air, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start your adventure.
There are lots of things to do when you visit one of our family-friendly places. Find inspiration for days out and discover a range of activities for everyone.