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Oxburgh Hall Estate to host National Trust’s Summer of Play

Oxburgh Hall Estate will be the setting for the National Trust’s Summer of Play.

Families will be able to discover a whole host of ways to play, with events, activities, games and crafts on offer this summer.

From July 22 to September 15, 9.30am – 5pm, kids can get active and have a go at sports and garden games, with archery, croquet, athletics, ball sports and lots more to spark their competitive side.

Oxburgh Estate offers a summer of play plus concerts and open air theatre for families to enjoy
Oxburgh Estate offers a summer of play plus concerts and open air theatre for families to enjoy

Visitors will be able to explore and play in nature with wild art, bug-hunting, and pond dipping, enjoy performance play with story-telling and dress-up.

There will be sessions for those who want to get crafty with art workshops and craft making.

With a range of activities and events there is bound to be something to make everyone’s summer day out special.

Summer of play is a National Trust project and the programme is sponsored by Starling Bank. offering

Bursting with energy, there is sure to be an activity packed day suitable for the whole family.

Kids can get, set and go with sports day races and who will end up as the champion holding the winner’s trophy?

Sporty types can test out their badminton skills or thinking types can choose to play a game of giant chess.

Families will be able to top up their energy levels with a refreshing scooped ice-cream and relax on a deck chair in the beautiful gardens.

After all those choices visitors can finish their day playing traditional lawn games such as croquet, quoits and giant Jenga.

All activities are included in the general admission price to the site.

Concerts start on Saturday, July 22 when there is an open air performance by Littleport Brass Band at 6.45pm.

On Wednesday, August 2 there is an outdoor performance of Robin Hood at 6.30pm.

To book tickets visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/norfolk/oxburgh-estate

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