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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.

22nd October 2018 at 1:00pm

Forest Fun 22nd Oct 1-3pm (age 2 and above)

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Forest School at Gatton is one year old, come and celebrate with us!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a substantial walk to and from the wood which is buggy accessible. This session is suitable for children of all ages. Please book all children aged 2 and above.


Places left: 19

Cost: £7.50

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22nd October 2018 at 10:00am

Forest Fun 22nd Oct 10-12noon (age 2 and above)

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Forest School at Gatton is one year old, come and celebrate with us!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a substantial walk to and from the wood which is buggy accessible. This session is suitable for children of all ages. Please book all children aged 2 and above.


Places left: 15

Cost: £7.50

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28th October 2018 at 1:00pm

Spooky Spiders, Wizards and Witches - Child Ticket

Dare to go on a trail around the eerie Edwardian gardens and discover haunting characters along the way. Enjoy Halloween crafts, face painting and activities in Gatton Hall. Especially designed for younger monsters.

1-4pm Cash payment only on the day.


Places left: 20

Cost: £2.00

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28th October 2018 at 1:00pm

Spooky Spiders, Wizards and Witches - Adult Ticket

Dare to go on a trail around the eerie Edwardian gardens and discover haunting characters along the way. Enjoy Halloween crafts, face painting and activities in Gatton Hall. Especially designed for younger monsters.

1-4pm Cash payment only on the day.


Places left: 18

Cost: £5.00

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29th October 2018 at 1:00pm

Little Seeds Forest School - 7 week block Oct/Nov/Dec starting 29-10-18 1-3pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-4 years. There is a substantial walk to and from the wood which is buggy accessible. Dates: 29th Oct, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Nov, 3rd, 10th Dec. Note there is an alternative payment option: individual sessions priced at ���£10.


Places left: 20

Cost: £56.00

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29th October 2018 at 10:00am

Little Seeds Forest School - 7 week block Oct/Nov/Dec starting 29-10-18 10-12noon

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for children aged 2-4 years. There is a substantial walk to and from the wood which is buggy accessible. Dates: 29th Oct, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Nov, 3rd, 10th Dec. Note there is an alternative payment option: individual sessions priced at ����£10.


Places left: 20

Cost: £56.00

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10th November 2018 at 10:00am

Build a Bat Box

Family workshop to build a bat box and find out more about the creatures that might come to live in it.

10am-12pm 6+yrs


Places left: 16

Cost: £10.00

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24th November 2018 at 1:30pm

Family Christmas Decoration Making

Create Christmas wreaths and other decorations from the natural materials found at Gatton Park.

Saturday 1.30-4pm


Places left: 5

Cost: £10.00

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24th November 2018 at 10:00am

Family Christmas Decoration Making

Create Christmas wreaths and other decorations from the natural materials found at Gatton Park.

Saturday 10am-12.30pm


Places left: 7

Cost: £10.00

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2nd December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 3-3.30pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 15

Cost: £7.00

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2nd December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 2.30-3pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 12

Cost: £7.00

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2nd December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 2-2.30pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 13

Cost: £7.00

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2nd December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 1.30-2pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 5

Cost: £7.00

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2nd December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 1-1.30pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 10

Cost: £7.00

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9th December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 3-3.30pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 13

Cost: £7.00

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9th December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 2.30-3pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 13

Cost: £7.00

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9th December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 1.30-2pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 5

Cost: £7.00

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9th December 2018 at 1:00pm

Santa's Grotto 1-1.30pm

Enjoy a buggy ride to meet Santa in his grotto. Explore the grounds and follow a trail of clues before returning to Gatton Hall to make a Christmas decoration. Tea and cake available to purchase.

Please take a note of the timeslot you have booked. You must be ready for your buggy ride during this time period and will be called by a member of Gatton Trust staff when your turn comes to visit Santa. Please be aware that this event runs from 1-3.30pm. If your slot is towards the end we advise coming earlier to leave time for the other activities on offer. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


Places left: 4

Cost: £7.00

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20th December 2018 at 1:30pm

Christmas Crafts (3-7yrs) - Thurs 20th December 2018 1.30-2.30pm

Christmas craft making session for younger children.


Places left: 17

Cost: £6.00

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20th December 2018 at 10:00am

Christmas Crafts (3-7yrs) - Thurs 20th December 2018 10-11am

Christmas craft making session for younger children.


Places left: 18

Cost: £6.00

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