Join us this Half Term
We have a wide range of events & activities to ensure a great day out for all the family this february half term holiday at Wollaton Hall.
Wollaton Hall & Natural History Museum
Discover the Natural History Museum, including the newly refurbished Taxidermist’s Gallery featuring a giraffe, and the Long Gallery featuring George the Gorilla.
Be inspired with the ‘Miniature Masterpieces’ exhibition Disappearing Worlds by Dr Willard Wigan.
Daily. Free entry.
Parking charges apply.
Hidden History Tours
Discover the Prospect Room, Tudor Kitchens or Admiral’s Bath with a behind the scenes look of hidden rooms & corridors of Wollaton Hall.
Daily: 11 am & 2 pm.
Price: £12. Parking charges apply.
Outdoor ‘Wellyboot’ Trail
Explore the grounds with our ‘wellyboot’ themed outdoor trail for children.
Available for £2 at all till points (Shop, café and Hall).
Parking charges apply.
Make & Take activities
Get inspired with make & take activities in the Hall, suitable for young children.
Available in the Hall.
Giant lawn games & deck chairs
Our team and volunteers often bring out giant lawn games for visitors to enjoy on the formal gardens lawn.
The games include chess, croquet, archery and skittles – along with table tennis in our courtyard.
These are available on select dates. Ask in the Hall. Weather dependent.
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Location: Lawn behind the Hall in the Formal Gardens.
Adventure play area
Enjoy spending time outdoors with the family with our adventure play area located near to the 508 café from the Wollaton road entrance.
Indulge with cakes, lunch, hot drinks and children’s lunch boxes in our café with indoor & outdoor seating.
With 500 acres of parkland, which is home to all kinds of habitats, including grassland, wetland and woodland, there’s plenty of parkland to explore with friends & family on a big adventure!
Sensing the Brain
An interactive installation using quantum centres to detect electrical activity in the brain – the interactive display lets you see your own brain waves in coloured lights!
10th – 14th February
Festival Of Science & Curiosity
In the Hall there will be science stalls, interactive activities and presentations from scientists in the Education Room.
Date: Saturday 10th February 2024
Free entry. Parking charges apply.
Accessible sessions to meet Dr Willard Wigan by booking only.