Fun in the great outdoors

Children’s activities

Children’s activities

See below for our full programme of activities.  

To make a booking
Booking is essential except where indicated. Please book online at the links below. If you have a query, call 01737 649066 or email education@gatton-park.org.uk.

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 24 February

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 24 February - Monday 30 March

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Block of six sessions, every Monday from 24th February to 30th March. Children must...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 24 February

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 24 February - Monday 30 March

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Block of six sessions, every Monday from 24th February to 30th March. Children must...

Trails and Tales: Each Peach Pear Plum

Trails and Tales: Each Peach Pear Plum

Friday 28 February

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Each Peach Pear Plum

Trails and Tales: Each Peach Pear Plum

Friday 28 February

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 02 March

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 02 March

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: The Flying Bath by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Flying Bath by Julia Donaldson

Friday 06 March

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: The Flying Bath by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Flying Bath by Julia Donaldson

Friday 06 March

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 09 March

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 09 March

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Zog by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Zog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 13 March

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Zog by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Zog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 13 March

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 16 March

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 16 March

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Billy's Beetle by Mick Inkpen

Trails and Tales: Billy's Beetle by Mick Inkpen

Friday 20 March

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Billy's Beetle by Mick Inkpen

Trails and Tales: Billy's Beetle by Mick Inkpen

Friday 20 March

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 23 March

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 23 March

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Rosie's Hat by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Rosie's Hat by Julia Donaldson

Friday 27 March

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Rosie's Hat by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Rosie's Hat by Julia Donaldson

Friday 27 March

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 30 March

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 30 March

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

Trails and Tales: Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

Friday 03 April

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

Trails and Tales: Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

Friday 03 April

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Birds, Nests and Eggs (4-7 years)

Birds, Nests and Eggs (4-7 years)

Monday 06 April

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Explore the grounds and enjoy crafts about birds that make their home at Gatton.

Birds, Nests and Eggs (4-7 years)

Birds, Nests and Eggs (4-7 years)

Monday 06 April

1.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Explore the grounds and enjoy crafts about birds that make their home at Gatton.

Trails and Tales: The Troll by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Troll by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 08 April

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: The Troll by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Troll by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 08 April

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday 12 April

1.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Come for a springtime stroll and join the hunt on Easter Sunday.  Easter trails, craft, face painting and games.  Refreshments available to purchase. Adult £5.00; Child £3.00  No booking required.

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Monday 13 April

1.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Come for a springtime stroll and join the hunt on Easter Monday.  Easter trails, craft, face painting and games.  Refreshments available to purchase. Adult £5.00; Child £3.00.  No booking required.

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Wednesday 15 April

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Wednesday 15 April

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Forest Fun

Forest Fun

Thursday 16 April

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. A standard ticket gives...

Forest Fun

Forest Fun

Thursday 16 April

1.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. A standard ticket gives...

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Friday 17 April

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Trails and Tales: Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Friday 17 April

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 20 April

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 20 April - Monday 18 May

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Block of six sessions, every Monday from 20th April to 18th May. Children must...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 20 April

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 20 April - Monday 18 May

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Block of six sessions, every Monday from 20th April to Monday 18th May. Children...

Trails and Tales: The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson

Friday 24 April

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson

Friday 24 April

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 27 April

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 27 April

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: The Ugly Five by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Ugly Five by Julia Donaldson

Friday 01 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: The Ugly Five by Julia Donalson

Trails and Tales: The Ugly Five by Julia Donalson

Friday 01 May

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 04 May

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 04 May

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 11 May

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 11 May

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Magpie's Treasure

Trails and Tales: Magpie's Treasure

Friday 15 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Magpie's Treasure

Trails and Tales: Magpie's Treasure

Friday 15 May

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 18 May

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 18 May

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Shark in the Park by Nick Sharratt

Trails and Tales: Shark in the Park by Nick Sharratt

Friday 22 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Shark in the Park by Nick Sharratt

Trails and Tales: Shark in the Park by Nick Sharratt

Friday 22 May

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt

Monday 25 May

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Discover fairy tale characters around the park and hunt for treasure. Refreshments available to purchase. In collaboration with Gatton Community Theatre. No booking required.

Forest Fun

Forest Fun

Tuesday 26 May

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. A standard ticket gives...

Forest Fun

Forest Fun

Tuesday 26 May

1.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. A standard ticket gives...

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 27 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Wednesday 27 May

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 29 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson

Friday 29 May

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 01 June

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 01 June - Monday 13 July

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Block of six sessions, every Monday from 1st June to 13th July.  (No session...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 01 June

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 01 June - Monday 13 July

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Explore the woodlands through organised play including mud, fire, dens, woodland crafts and lots of fun! Block of six sessions, every Monday from 20th April to Monday 18th May. Children...

Trails and Tales: The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 05 June

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Friday 05 June

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Open Day: Great Gatton Mouse Hunt

Open Day: Great Gatton Mouse Hunt

Sunday 07 June

1.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Join the Great Gatton Mouse Hunt! Find knitted mice in the grounds. On our monthly Open Days visitors can enjoy the park all afternoon.  Our bird hide is open and...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 08 June

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 08 June

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Harry and a Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Trails and Tales: Harry and a Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 12 June

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Harry and a Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Trails and Tales: Harry and a Bucketful of Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow

Friday 12 June

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 15 June

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 15 June

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson

Friday 19 June

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson

Trails and Tales: Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson

Friday 19 June

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 22 June

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 22 June

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Trails and Tales: Look out for the Big Bad Fish by Sheridan Cain

Trails and Tales: Look out for the Big Bad Fish by Sheridan Cain

Friday 26 June

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Trails and Tales: Look out for the Big Bad Fish by Sheridan Cain

Trails and Tales: Look out for the Big Bad Fish by Sheridan Cain

Friday 26 June

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Enjoy the story and go for a walk in the park to bring the story to life. Return to create artwork linked to the story. A standard ticket gives access...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 29 June

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 29 June

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 13 July

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...

Little Seeds Forest School

Little Seeds Forest School

Monday 13 July

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 2-5 years. There...