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  • National Trust

Children's Activity Event, Mon 27 - Fri 31 May 2019, free entry


National Trust Nostell

National Trust Nostell


Get wild! Den building
Date: 27 May, 11am-3pm
Cost: free
Booking: not needed
Head to Joiner’s Wood to create your own forest hideaway. We’ve top tips for the best branches to build your woodland den and lovely leaves to decorate it with.

Get wild! Meadow bug hunting
Date: 28 May, 11am-3pm
Cost: free
Booking: not needed
Are your little ones interested in all the creepy-crawlies? Follow the signs from the Stables and come and hunt for bugs with us in Obelisk meadow. You'll need to be prepared though, bug hunting is fun, but you might need to be fast, and some creatures like centipedes and millipedes move quickly (it must be all those feet!) so you'll need to keep your eyes peeled like a real nature detective if you want to see them. Long trousers recommended.

Cycling Wednesday with Wakefield District Cycle Forum
Date: 29 May, 11am-3pm
Cost: free
Booking: not needed
Join Wakefield District Cycle Forum to test your cycle skills on the Vista. Don’t forget to try out the family bike-only woodland trails.

Dovetail, Biscuit, Splat – Thursday-Friday
Date: 30&31 May, 11am-3pm
Cost: free
Booking: not needed
From designing the highest quality furniture, to sourcing the latest fashions in wallpaper, textiles and fittings, Thomas Chippendale created a world of interiors for Nostell. Roll up your sleeves and discover the designer in you this half-term and get creating in the Workshop in the house.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 27 - Fri 31 May 2019 11:00 to 15:00


Free entry

Normal admission charges may apply for the venue


Doncaster Road,



See location of National Trust Nostell on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 407171  Lat: 53.64883 Long: -1.38574

By Road:
On the A638
5 miles south east of Wakefield towards Doncaster.
Sat Nav postcode: WF4 1QA

Parking charges:
£4.00 for all day parking

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: 485, 496, 498 from Wakefield Bus Station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups