Fun in the great outdoors

Children’s activities

Children’s activities

See below for our full programme of activities.  

To make a booking
Booking is essential except where indicated. Please book online at the links below. If you have a query, call 01737 649066 or email education@gatton-park.org.uk.

Trails and Tales: Where the Wild Things are

Trails and Tales: Where the Wild Things are

Friday 24 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Listen to the story of “Where the Wild Things are" by Maurice Sendak with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed...

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt

Monday 27 May

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Join characters from well known fairy tales on the Spring Bank Holiday and follow their clues in a treasure hunt around the magical grounds of Gatton Park. Ideal for families...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Wednesday 29 May

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

Thursday 30 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Search for the minibeasts that live in Cedar Forest Pond. 10.00-11.30 am Price: £8.50 per child    

Trails and Tales: The Scarecrows' Wedding - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Scarecrows' Wedding - am or pm

Friday 31 May

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Scarecrows Wedding" by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in the...