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Family Activity Backpacks

Backpacks and trails

Tue 23 AugustSun 11 December, 10.30am – 5.00pm

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Explore our fun backpacks designed to be used by all the family, to discover and engage a wide range of ages with our Collections & Park.

Pick up the following backpacks at the Family Backpack Unit just as you enter the galleries;

Percy the pig
Recommended for 12 months – 3 years
Explore the British Folk Art collection with Percy the pig.  Use the story pack, jigsaws and colouring sheets then see if you can find Percy and his friends in the gallery.

Dan the dog
Recommended for ages 3+
Use this story pack to meet all the dogs in our British Folk Art collection.  Includes jigsaws and colouring sheets.

Connie and Verne’s little suitcase
Recommended for ages 3+
Join Connie and Verne on an adventure then see if you can find the objects and people from their story.  Use the magic slate to make pictures as you go.

Hidden treasure
Recommended for ages 6+
Visit all 6 of Compton Verney’s collections on this family treasure hunt.  Decipher the clues to discover the hidden treasure of Compton Verney

Exploring through drawing
Recommended for 10+ and adults
Use the drawing activities and materials to explore any of the artworks in our collections

Talking buildings
Recommended for ages 9+
Find out more about the architecture of Compton Verney using this family-friendly guide

We encourage families to enjoy the outdoors, our trails can help create the perfect adventure around the park.

Pick up the following trails and packs below from the Welcome Centre;

Explorer nature trail
For all ages
Explore the plants and animals in the park using our bug pots, magnifying glasses, binoculars and special guides.

Tools of the Trade
For all ages
Take this trail and explore our Ice House Coppice to find the hidden Georgian style tools

Mini Picnic Sets 
Everyone loves a great picnic by a lake. Pick up one of our mini picnic sets, perfect for children and teddy bear picnics.

Please note: The recommended ages above are an estimated guide.