Summer Food & Fun - Forest Fun

  • August 17 - 25, 2023
  • Ushaw Historic House

    Woodland Road
    County Durham, Durham DH7 7DW
Ticket Price (GBP) Free This event is now over

As part of the County-wide ‘Fun and Food’ programme, Ushaw will be providing FREE holiday fun and healthy food for children (aged 5-11) in the local community during the school summer holidays.

Come along and enjoy family fun in the natural environment at Ushaw. These sessions may include slacklining, relaxing in hammocks, group games and campfire cooking. 

Forest Fun will take place from 10am - 12pm on the following dates:


  • Thursday 17 August
  • Thursday 24 August
  • Friday 25 August

Please note that the Willow Weaving will take place outside in all but extreme weather conditions (high winds/thunderstorms/severe ice) so please dress accordingly. 

The mornings will begin with from 10am where you can select your lunch in Welby's Café
The session begins at 10:30am 
The session finishes at 12pm
Enjoy your picnic from 12pm - 12:45pm

We are thrilled to be able to offer these Fun and Food activities over the Summer Holidays, thanks to the support of Mid Durham Area Action Partnership (AAP.) 

Please note the lunch is for children only. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult for whom normal admission charges apply.

Date & Time

Aug 17 - 25, 2023

Venue Details

Ushaw Historic House

Woodland Road
County Durham, Durham DH7 7DW Ushaw Historic House
Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens

Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens is an independent charity set in a majestic estate of 500 acres, hidden for 200 years in the heart of the Durham countryside. A unique heritage and visitor attraction, our glorious Georgian and Victorian Gothic architecture and stunning grounds make Ushaw the perfect place for families to explore and enjoy throughout the seasons.

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