Charlecote Park, Warwickshire: 101 things to do

Still wondering what to do to fill up the days before the children go back to school? This wonderful blog from Lindsey just shows how great Charlecote can be for your little explorers – even in the rain!

Don’t forget each Thursday in August we have our Cheeky Charlies Children’s Activities. Different things to do each week and all FREE (normal admission applies)


At the weekend we took a trip out to another local National Trust Property.


This time we visited Charlecote Park in Warwickshire.

It was pouring with rain – for the first time in a while, so we kited ourselves out with raincoats and wells. A bit of rain wasn’t going to stop the Kettle’s from having a trip out!


We headed through the visitor entrance and then crossed the road towards the house.

Halfway along the drive is the Gatehouse, which houses a second hand bookshop and the family museum. We had a look around at the old childrens toys and the taxidermy animals and birds.


Then we carried on along the driveway to the main house.

As with the other houses there were things around the house for the children to find – in this case it was mice – Charlie and Lucy who are hidden in all the…

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