Things To Do with Kids This Weekend

Things To Do with Kids This Weekend

With summer now well and truly in full swing, it’s time to get out and about with the kids this weekend and enjoy some of the fabulous, fun activities our Heritage X houses have on offer!

Read our round-up of the best family days out below.


1. Fairy Day, Rockingham Castle

Experience a touch of magic at Rockingham Castle in Northamptonshire this Sunday and spend a day in the Wild Garden with Rockingham’s woodland fairies! Wander along the Toadstool Trail and see if you can spot the secret Fairy Doors, or even some of the fairies themselves who are waiting to welcome you on an enchanting adventure!

Please note, fancy dress is both welcome and encouraged!

Where? Rockingham Castle, Northamptonshire
When? Sunday 7th July
Who? Suitable for families with younger children.

Book your tickets here

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2. The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, Newby Hall

Join the famous doctor on a thrilling, animal-packed adventure during this lively, outdoor theatre show at Newby Hall in Yorkshire. The performance this Friday will take you on a journey alongside the beloved animal-whisperer, travelling to far-flung lands with creatures great and small!

A brilliant evening of outdoor entertainment for all the family.

Where? Newby Hall, Yorkshire
When? Friday 5th July
Who? Suitable for children aged 5+

Book your tickets here

Things To Do with Kids This Weekend

3. Kite and Lantern Making, Eastnor Castle

Prepare to get crafty at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire this Sunday where an expert from Spare Room Arts will be teaching you how to make kites and cardboard lanterns. No experience is required, just a positive attitude and a desire to unleash your inner artist! 


A wonderful, hands-on activity, perfect for channelling your creative spirit!

Where? Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire
When? Sunday 7th July
Who? Suitable for families with children of all ages, including teenagers.

Book your tickets here


4. Young Sculptor Exhibition, Doddington Hall & Gardens

Doddington Hall in Lincolnshire is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural Young Sculptor Award which puts together an exhibition of the UK’s most talented young sculptors. The exhibition, which launches this Wednesday, will feature pieces by the UK’s pre-eminent young sculptors and will be on display until the 3rd of September in Doddington’s historic Kitchen Gardens.

An excellent choice for families with artistic children looking for an inspiring day out in Doddington’s glorious grounds.

Where? Doddington Hall & Gardens, Lincolnshire
When? 3rd July – 1st September 2024
Who? Suitable for families with older children and teenagers, particularly those with artistic interests.

Book your tickets here


Phoebe Grant

July 3, 2024, 10:50 a.m.