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Children's Activity Event, Sat 15 - Sun 23 Feb 2020


Holkham Hall

Holkham Hall


Go Wild in the Woods
Join us at St George’s Clump in Holkham Park for daily changing events and a breath of fresh air!

Brilliant Bushcraft and Natural Crafts
Saturday 15th to Monday 17th and Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd, 10am-4pm.
Take your spot around the warming campfire and try your hand at bush craft activities and natural crafts with our local expert Adam Flack.

Telling Tales
Tuesday 18th to Thursday 20th
Join the herd and become a part of a story with Gregory, the Teller of Tall Tales. Frolic like a fawn, dance like a doe and strut like a stag while learning all about the deer that roam the estate. Let your imagination run wild in this interactive story experience.

Tantalising Trails
Head over to the Holkham Stories Experience and become a wildlife tracker, following the footprints of creatures great and small, or have a go at our ‘Chorus Chaos’ trail by tuning your ear to the birdcalls that are often heard at Holkham – can you match the bird to the call?

Eco Crafts
Join us in the education room to create your own eco-friendly wind chime or seed mosaic, or take your time to relax in the ‘colouring corner’.

Tickets: All above events are included in standard admission: Adult £5, Child (age 2-16 yrs) £2.50, Family (2 adults & 3 children) £13.50. Please purchase your tickets on the day from the Visitor Reception.

Also in Holkham Park…

Tree-mendous Cycle Trail
Branch out and follow the waymarked cycle route to learn about the many species of trees you may spot on your travels. Hire a bike from our cycle hire centre, or bring your own. Cycle hire from £8. Find out more

Take to the Trees on our Ropes Course
Climb up high for a trail of discovery through the treetops, finishing with a descent down our two zip lines to get your feet back on the ground! £18 per person. Find out more


Join us at The Lookout on the Holkham National Nature Reserve where you can find out more about these amazing creatures that live in the pine woods.

Build a Bird Box
Daily, 10am-1pm
Build your very own bird box to take home, to encourage our flying feathered friends to nest in your garden. £9 per person. Parking charges apply.

Bird Trail Walks
Monday 17th – Friday 21st, 1.30pm
Join one of our friendly guides and walk our trail of 27 bird boxes on the National Nature Reserve, to help us gather information for our bird survey. Meet at The Lookout. Walks are free of charge, parking charges apply.

Benefit Bees
Saturdays 15th & 22nd and Sundays 16th& 23rd, 1.30-4pm
Drop in to The Lookout in the afternoon to make bee homes. Free of charge. Parking charges apply.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Full disabled access to shop and café and hall's ground floor. A stair climbing machine gives access to the hall's first floor for most manually operated wheelchairs. Full disabled access information is available on our website.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 - Sun 23 Feb 2020


Prices vary; please check our website for more information.


See location of Holkham Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 884428  Lat: 52.94948 Long: 0.80283

Holkham is two miles west of Wells-next-the-Sea on the main A149, within easy reach of Norwich on the A1067, King's Lynn on the A148, and London and Cambridge.

Brown tourist signs indicate route from Fakenham following B1105 and A149 to Wells.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 28 miles from Kings Lynn station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Full disabled access to shop and café and hall's ground floor. A stair climbing machine gives access to the hall's first floor for most manually operated wheelchairs. Full disabled access information is available on our website.