A Kids Day Out

21 June 2021

Kids Day Out at Eastnor Castle 

The summer holidays are fast approaching and days out with the kids will be on a lot of parents' minds. How do we keep them entertained for over a month? Where is there to go for a day out? How do I find things to do? If you are looking for a kids day out in Herefordshire, Malvern or anywhere in the Midlands area, Eastnor Castle is a wonderful option for you and your family. We have lots of events coming up this summer, discover what's on at the Castle and book today! We have lots to see and do at Eastnor Castle, enough to keep the kids entertained for a whole day (or more)! 


Discover the Grounds

Family walks are the perfect option to get the kids out this summer, as 2020 was the year of walks, a lot of families are looking to keep this healthy tradition up and have enjoyed being at one with nature in the early months of 2021. 

Where better to enjoy the outdoors than our very own Eastnor Deer Park? Eastnor Deer Park is a 300-acre park overlooking Eastnor Castle and the Malvern Hills, full of outstanding natural beauty and a site of special scientific interest where a herd of Red Deer graze in a designated area. Dogs are welcome inside Eastnor Deer Park but must be kept on a lead at all times.

Explore the Castle

What child doesn’t love going to a Castle?! Exploring Eastnor Castle is a perfect day out for the kids, our Castle is a 19th Century revival castle built by the 2nd Baron (Lord) Somers, later 1st Earl, between 1810 and 1824. Eastnor Castle continues to be inhabited by his descendants and is a grade 1 listed building.

Visitors who explore the castle can view the magnificent staterooms including the Great Hall, State Dining Room, Gothic Drawing Room, Octagon Saloon and a number of opulent bedrooms. Visitors are invited to enter the Castle through the magnificent main doors and are welcome to our tea room and open gardens.

Long Library at Eastnor Castle

Fun for All Children 

Eastnor Castle offers neverending activities for the perfect kids day out! When it comes to fun for children, Eastnor Castle is bursting with things to entertain and excite children of all ages! Below are just a few activities our Castle offers for children: 

  • Knight’s Maze
  • Junior Obstacle Course
  • Adventure Playground
  • Woodland Play Area
  • Tree Hunters’ Trek
  • Little Land Rovers

You can find more activities for the children here. The Castle grounds are surrounded by natural play resources such as trees to climb, leaves to kick, sticks to collect and bugs to find! If you’re all swamped out by an energetic day then why don’t you relax with your kids and have a picnic in Eastnor Deer Park.

Things To Do in Herefordshire 

Whether you’re local to Hereford or looking to take the kids out for the day, there are lots of areas to take in. Not far from Eastnor Deer Park lie the Malvern Hills, in which lie beautiful scenery, nature and views of the Midlands skyline at the top of the hills. If you’re up for a long walk then you should definitely consider taking on the hills. There are multiple family-friendly pubs to choose from, including the Plough and Harrow situated within Malvern. If you’re into your history then the fun continues, you can visit Abberley Hall, the Malvern Museum, The Tenbury Wells Museum and much more. Check out the historical places to visit in Malvern here.

View of Ledbury from Above

Malvern Campsite 

If you’re looking to turn that day out with the kids into a long weekend, then why not camp out at our Malvern campsite

Visitors come to the Eastnor Deer Park Campsite to enjoy its beauty and tranquillity. It is a perfect site for families to relax and enjoy the quiet friendly atmosphere.

The Deer Park Campsite is open to all ages and all camping facilities such as caravans, campervans, tents and motorhomes. With lots to explore across our grounds, camping at our Malvern campsite may be the perfect weekend away for you this summer! Campsite bookings can only be made online here.

If you are looking for a day out with the kids this summer, Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire is the perfect destination. Get in touch with us today to find out more about what we have on offer. 

Deer Park campsite at Eastnor Castle