Family Activities

Looking for fun family activities to keep the children entertained during lockdown? We’ve got some ideas for you to get creative and enjoy nature from home.


Have you seen the wellie creations that have popped up in our Grounds, perhaps on social media or maybe you live locally and have come for a walk? Want to have a go at making some for your own garden? Our Audience and Engagement Producer Susan has put together her top wellie-creature-creation tips in this series of video tutorials. Give it a go and don’t forget to share photos of your wellie animals with us on social media!

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Our wellie creatures are located far and wide across our 120 acres of Parkland. If you’re coming along for your daily dose of exercise why not see how many you can spot?
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Later this year we’ll be opening Seasons, a stunning, immersive installation by British artist Rebecca Louise Law. Watch the clip below to hear about how Rebecca’s creative practice has been informed by keeping a daily nature diary – perhaps you could try this at home?

Rebecca has also been keeping a nature diary on Instagram @rebeccalouiselawdiary which will form part of the exhibition. We’d love to be able to share your encounters with nature in the exhibition too, please share your Instagram images and films with us at #CVNatureDiary.

Don’t forget to follow Rebecca for your daily nature update!


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