Come out and play this summer.

Type:Children's Activity Event

Lyveden New Bield, Harley Way, Oundle, PETERBOROUGH, Cambridgeshire, PE8 5AT

Add Come out and play this summer. to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel01832205259

Come out and play this summer.

About

Come and out and play in Sir Thomas Tresham's garden. With a new theme each week and different volunteer-led activities throughout the week, we'll keep you busy this summer holidays. Pick up an activity passport and come back each week to collect a stamp. Monday 25 July - Friday 2 September.

Come out and play
On weekdays from Monday 25 July until Friday 2 September, we'll be enjoying a summer in the garden with come back each week to discover a new theme and collect a new sticker.

Butterfly week
From Monday 25 - Friday 29 July, we're celebrating one of our favourite signs of summer - butterflies. There'll be a self-led activity on the theme of butterflies running throughout the week or join us mid-week for led activities and crafts. On Tuesday we'll be meadow sweeping, on Wednesday we'll be joined by our friends from Butterfly Conservation or on Thursday you can make a butterfly feeder.

Garden games week
From Monday 1 - Friday 5 August, we'll be playing garden games with a self-led activity throughout the week. On Tuesday you can try your hand at archery or on Thursday make your own garden game.

Growing week
From Monday 8 - Friday 12 August, we'll be stretching our green fingers. With self-led activities all week and grow your own salad on Tuesday and a gardening-themed craft on Thursday.

Welly week
From Monday 15 - Friday 19 August, we'll be donning our wellies to explore all things watery. Throughout the week they'll be a self-led welly walk (rain not guaranteed) and you can join us to go pond dipping in the moat on Tuesday and create a miniature boat to float on your bath/pond/sink at home.

Uses your senses week
From Monday 22 - Friday 26 August, we'll be using our senses to experience the delights of summer. They'll be a self-led activity all week, an outdoor activity on Tuesday and a craft on Thursday - all helping you to get in touch with nature using your senses.

Picnic week
Monday 29 August - Friday 2 September will be one big picnic. They'll be a self-led activity all week, an outdoor activity on Tuesday and a craft on Thursday - all with a foody theme.

Woodland log trail
Brand-new for this summer holiday! Come and try out our new natural play equipment

in the spinney. Can you keep your balance on the balance beams or step it up on the

tree stump stepping stones?

Guide Prices

Normal Admissions Apply.
Tuesday & Thursday Activities £1/person.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Season (27 July 2022 - 2 Sept 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

What's Nearby

  1. Intriguing Elizabethan lodge and moated garden.

    0 miles away
  2. Situated near Corby, Northamptonshire, Deene Park is a beautiful country house, owned and…

    5.07 miles away
  3. Fascinating historic house with a fine collection of paintings, furniture, and porcelain.…

    8.02 miles away
  1. Described as a hidden gem and dating from the early 13th century the manor is the oldest…

    8.34 miles away
  2. Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart…

    8.6 miles away
  3. A remnant of limestone grassland with species - rich springs and flushes.

    10.21 miles away
  4. Take a trip back in time on the delightful Nene Valley Railway with its heritage steam…

    10.33 miles away
  5. You probably know us as a lovely place for children to see the animals, run around in…

    10.96 miles away
  6. Immerse yourself in an exciting virtual reality experience. A small cozy place with 4 VR…

    11.6 miles away
  7. Peterborough Arena is a purpose built, multifunctional complex that has been designed to…

    11.8 miles away
  8. This ancient Church has been a place of worship since 4th Century. It has Roman, Saxon…

    11.89 miles away
  9. St Mary’s is a Church of England parish church serving the eastern side of the city. We…

    12.56 miles away
  10. Nene Park stretches for 10km along the beautiful valley of the River Nene immediately…

    12.61 miles away
  11. Ferry Meadows Country Park is at the heart of Nene Park in Peterborough. It's the perfect…

    12.61 miles away
  12. Southorpe Meadow is a small, wildflower-rich hay meadow with the ridge and furrow…

    12.67 miles away
  13. Noted for the wide avenue of Wellingtonia Orton Longueville Wood sits in the grounds of…

    13.29 miles away
Previous Next

Don't Miss