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Summer of Play

Let imaginations run wild in Stourhead’s inspiring play meadow.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join us throughout the summer holidays for a festival of fun in the play meadow, with games, crafts, music and workshops.

Divided into distinct and interesting activity zones, this wide outdoor space contains something for everyone and for budding artists, the craft tent always has something to do, with volunteers on hand to lead you through an exciting new craft at weekly sessions. Construct impressive structures from wooden blocks or build a giant marble run.

The picnic hub will be a shady area with lawn games and tables where you can enjoy a well-earned rest. And if, after all that, you’ve still got some energy, enjoy climbing obstacles or why not explore the maze to find the hidden camp and scale the mighty straw bale fort?



Event ticket prices

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

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The basics


Adult supervision required.

Meeting point

Play meadow

What to bring and wear

Weather/season appropriate clothing. Water


Fully accessible

Contact info

Stourhead Estate Office

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