Come out and play this summer.

Type:Children's Activity Event

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

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Come out and play this summer.


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.

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