Ranger Ramble - Dawn Chorus (International Dawn Chorus Weekend/Walk in the Woods Month)
Saturday 4 May, 5.00 - 7.00 am
Join bird expert, Keith Buchanan, on a dawn chorus walk around Wallington and learn how to identify birds by their calls. The morning will end with a hot drink and bacon sandwich in the café (vegetarian option available). Tel: 01670 773600. Age 14+. £15 (£10 without food). Meet under the Clocktower. Booking essential. Max 15
Spring Play at Wallington
Tuesday 2 April - Sunday 14 April, 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
Celebrate the arrival of spring at Wallington, home of the adventurous Trevelyan family, and enjoy themed games and activities, indoors and outside. Normal admission charges apply & small charge for some activities.
Make Things with your Mum
Sunday 10 March, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm & 2.00 - 4.00pm
Show your Mum how special she is by making lovely crafts and flower
decorations together. Normal admission charges apply & small charge for some activities.
Talk Time: 'The Illogical Englishman', Charles Phillips Trevelyan
Tuesday 19 March, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Join Lloyd Langley to discover the life of Charles Phillips Trevelyan, the radical reformer who gifted Wallington to the National Trust in 1941. Tel: 01670 773600. £22 incl. coffee & lunch. Booking essential.
Friday 29 March - Monday 1 April, 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
Follow our fantastic children's trail and be rewarded by a yummy Cadbury chocolate prize. Normal admission charges apply + £2.50 per trail
Sunday 31 March & Monday 1 April, 1.00 am - 4.00 pm
Enjoy Easter fun at Wallington with craft activities, face-painting, games and races plus an Easter bonnet competition on Sunday 31 March and decorated egg competition and egg and spoon race on Monday 1 April. Normal admission charges apply & small charge for some activities.
Wake up at Wallington
Monday 18th February - Friday 22 February, 11.00 am - 12.30 pm & 1.30 - 3.00 pm
Discover how the Trevelyan family lived and played at Wallington, with themed games and activities, indoors and outside.
Normal admission charges apply & small charge for some activities.
Wreath Making Workshop
Sunday 2 & Monday 3 December, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Come and make two special festive wreaths using materials from the woods and gardens at Wallington to decorate your home. £38 per person including tuition, materials, refreshments and lunch.
Booking essential through the Estate Office on 01670 773600. (FULLY BOOKED)
Teacups, Zebras and Dancing Kaisers: Unfolding Wallington
7, 8, 9, 13, 14 & 15 November, 7.30pm
10 & 17 November, 3.30 & 7.30pm
11 November, 2.00 pm
18 November, 2.00 & 5.30pm
You are invited to the hustle and bustle of the Trevelyan family home as they prepare for a party. Join November Club for a promenade performance and journey through the house in a way that you've never done before. Please note this is not a seated performance. Age 12+. Limited numbers, booking essential. £25, including seasonal refreshments.
To book, please call 01665 833751 or visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington Tickets on sale from 1 August
Talk Time at Wallington: Time & Tide Wait for No Man
Tuesday 2 October, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Join Lloyd Langley as he explores the artistic career of Jonathan Parker, the great-grandson of Wallington's donor Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan. Lloyd considers the many things which have influenced Jonathan over his twenty-five year career, including Wallington and his Trevelyan ancestors. He will also look at how Jonathan has drawn inspiration from the past, present and future to create his contemporary works. The talk will be followed by a delicious light lunch in the Clocktower Café. £20 per person, including refreshments and lunch. Booking essential through the Estate Office on 01670 773600.
North Tyneside Pipe Band
Sunday 2 September, 2.00 - 4.00 pm
Enjoy the traditional sounds of Scottish Pipes and Drums in the Courtyard.
Normal admission charges apply.
Wild Walk at Wallington - Foraging with Wild Harmony
Sunday 19 August, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Take a walk on the wild side and join our wild food expert on a special guided walk on the Wallington Estate looking out for seasonal wild food and learning how to use it! Age 10+ Adult £15, child £7.50 and family (2 adults and 2 children) £35. Wear waterproofs and boots and bring a packed lunch, hot drink and a sense of humour! Booking essential on 01670 773963.
Bushcraft Taster Session with Wild Harmony
Saturday 25 August, 9.30am - 4.30pm
Get an insight into the world of campcraft and outdoor living as you learn about shelter building, fire lighting, knots and cordage and campfire cooking in a woodland environment while having a great fun day out. Age 14+ Adult £20. Booking essential on 01670 773963.
Bushcraft Taster Session with Wild Harmony
Sunday 26 & Monday 27 August, 9.30am - 4.30pm
Get an insight into the world of campcraft and outdoor living as you learn about shelter building, fire lighting, knots and cordage and campfire cooking in a woodland environment while having a great fun day out. Age 8+ Adult £20, child £10 and family £45 Booking essential on 01670 773963.
Teddy Bear's Picnic
Sunday 26 & Monday 27 August, 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
Bring your favourite bear along for a picnic at Wallington. Try our fabulous teddy bear trail, come on a Teddy Toddle down into the woods, have a go at bear themed arts and craft activities and enter the best dressed bear competition. Normal admission charges apply + small charge for some activities.
Go Wild at Wallington
Every Wednesday and Thursday from 15 - 30 August, 11.00am - 12.30pm & 1.30 - 3.00 pm
Join us for family fun as we celebrate the great outdoors from woodland and farmland to the seaside through themed activities, crafts and trails. Visit our website or call for details of what we'll be doing when! Normal admission charges apply + small charge for some activities.
Tribal Rhythms with Wild Harmony
Friday 17 August, 10.00 am - 12 noon & 2.00 - 4.00pm
Learn to make musical instruments and have a go at making natural music in the woods. Age 5+ £5. Dress for mess! Booking essential on 01670 773963.
Open Air Theatre - HMS Pinafore
Saturday 18 August, 7.30pm
Illyria return with a hilarious version of Gilbert & Sullivan's humorous tale of love and snobbery in Victorian England. Adult £19, child £9.50. Tel: 0844 249 1895 or visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington Booking fee applies.