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Activities for Children & Families

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We have lots of activities for children and families to learn and enjoy in Gatton Park. Why not bring your kids for some fun during the school holidays? Our Education staff lead all of the activities with special tutors for some courses.


To make a booking


Booking is essential on all activities unless otherwise stated

 

Please book on online. If you have any question please contact us on 01737 649066 or education@gatton-park.org.uk.

 


Activities for Toddlers




Please go to our Trails and Tales page...

Birthday Parties

 

Themed parties for lots of birthday fun for up to fifteen children.

What is involved? Click here to find out more

 

Open Days

 

Free activities for families are available on our regular open days (entrance prices apply) - click here to find out more

 

Events

 

All activities must be booked in advance, except Open Days unless otherwise stated. Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult.

2nd July 2017 at 12:00pm

Gatton Country Fair

A great day out for all the family. Animals, country crafts and demonstrations, children's activities, fun dog show, gardens and grounds open.

12noon - 5pm Cost:£7 children free (no booking required)


Places left: No booking required

Cost: £7.00

27th July 2017 at 12:00pm

Gatton Trailtastics Outlaw Survival

Are you a budding Bear Grylls, Ray Mears or even a Robin Hood or Maid Marion? You can have fun learning skills in the woods and parkland. A self-guided trail with activities.

Picnics welcome. 12 noon - 3.30 pm Adults: free, Children over 3 years:£5


Places left: 42

Cost: £5.00

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31st July 2017 at 10:00am

Pond dipping ( 4-7 yrs) am

Explore the animal life in Gatton's ponds.

10am - 12noon


Places left: 20

Cost: £7.50

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31st July 2017 at 1:30pm

Pond Dipping (4-7 yrs) pm

Explore the animal life in the hidden depths of Gatton's ponds.

1.30pm - 3.30pm


Places left: 16

Cost: £7.50

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3rd August 2017 at 12:00pm

Gatton Trailtastics Home Sweet Home

Explore the secret habitats of Gatton Park, including the lake, ponds and woods, that you might not have visited before. Make your very own animal home. A self-guided trail with activities.

Picnics welcome 12noon - 3.30pm Adults:free, Children over 3 years:£5


Places left: 48

Cost: £5.00

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6th August 2017 at 1:00pm

August Open Day - Arts Day

Our monthly open day with our four ‘Capability’ Brown project artists work on display. Enjoy a free art trail - find a golden jelly baby to claim your free art piece.

Our bird hide is open, there are free guided tour and free activities for children including the Wild Things play trail. Adults £5 Children free


Places left: No booking required - pay on day

Cost: £5.00

10th August 2017 at 10:00am

Junk Modelling (4 - 7 yrs) - am

Build your own amazing musical instruments from junk!

10am - 11.30am


Places left: 20

Cost: £7.50

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10th August 2017 at 1:30pm

Junk Modelling (4 - 7 yrs) - pm

Build your own amazing musical instruments from junk!

1.30pm - 3pm


Places left: 19

Cost: £7.50

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24th August 2017 at 12:00pm

Gatton Trailtastics Fabulous Flight

Explore the world of flight, from birds to bats, butterflies to bees and aeroplanes to rockets. A self-guided trail with activities.

Picnics welcome 12noon - 3.30pm Adults:Free, Children over 3 years:£5


Places left: 48

Cost: £5.00

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29th August 2017 at 7:30pm

Bat Night (6 +yrs)

Watch bats flying over the ponds and learn lots about these amazing nocturnal creatures.

7.30pm to 9.30pm


Places left: 20

Cost: £7.50

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31st August 2017 at 12:00pm

Gatton Trailtastics A Flutter of Fairies

Join us for an enchanted journey meeting the fairy residents of Gatton Park. A self-guided trail with activities.

Picnics welcome 12noon - 3.30pm Adults:Free, Children over 3 years:£5


Places left: 42

Cost: £5.00

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23rd October 2017 at 10:00am

A Prickle of Hedgehogs (4 - 7yrs) - am

Discover more about these fascinating mammals and join in with hedgehog crafts and activities. 50p per ticket goes towards hedgehog care.

10am - 12noon


Places left: 20

Cost: £7.50

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23rd October 2017 at 1:30pm

A Prickle of Hedgehogs (4 - 7yrs) - pm

Discover more about these fascinating mammals and join in with hedgehog crafts and activities. 50p per ticket goes towards hedgehog care.

1.30pm - 3.30pm


Places left: 19

Cost: £7.50

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29th October 2017 at 1:00pm

Spooky Spiders, Wizards and Witches

Drop in for Halloween activities and enjoy a trail around the grounds. Ideal for younger children.

1pm – 4pm Adults �£5.00, Children �£2.00 NO BOOKING REQUIRED


Places left: No booking required

Cost: £0.00


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