School holiday fun at Holkham: May half term

May half term is here, and there’s plenty to look forward to at Holkham throughout the week…

Our special event, Up, Up & Away, takes place Sunday 26th-Wednesday 29th May

Head to the Walled Garden and be amazed by the things that go up, up and away! From bubble mania to birds of prey, science experiments to storytelling, making crafts to mystery creatures, there’s so much to enjoy.

This event costs £7 per adult and £5 per child. Find out more about Up, Up & Away here.

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And throughout the week, you can enjoy:

May’s mini Feast in the Park – There’ll be a number of well-loved food and drink pop-ups joining us every day throughout half term. Check out who’s here each day here.

Adventure Play Area – Open daily from 10am–5pm, weather permitting.

Cycle Hire – Explore Holkham Park on two wheels. With a variety of trails, there is always somewhere new to discover! Find out more.

Ropes Course – Take to the trees and enjoy climbing, swinging and zipping! See our FAQs here, and then book your Ropes Course experience.

Deer and Wildlife Safari Tractor Trailer Tours – sit back, watch the deer, and take in the views – there’s so much to see! Find out more.

Nature Trail – enjoy an amble around Holkham Lake and learn something new on your way. The nature trail starts just beyond the boat hire pontoon.

Holkham Stories – have fun learning about Holkham’s past, present and future in our interactive exhibition, and learn more about WONDER in our brand new exhibition room. Open daily from 10am-5pm. Find out more.

Holkham Hall – open Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays 10am-3pm. Book ahead.

Walled Garden – open daily from 10am-5pm. Find out more.


Event details

25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st May

1st, 2nd June

Prices vary depending on activity

Holkham Park

£6 per day – redeemable against purchases of £35 or more in the gift shop

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Cricket matches

Various weekends this summer

​What better location to relax and unwind and enjoy a game of cricket.

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Essential Camera Skills Workshop

Saturday 25th May

Join our photography workshop and take control of your camera, learning to move off the auto setting and capture the shots you really want.

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Every Saturday

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you!

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May’s Mini Feast in the Park

Saturday 25th May – Sunday 2nd June

Mini Feast in the Park returns this May half term. We’ll be joined by some of Norfolk’s favourite food concessions for a bitesize Feast.

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Deer and Wildlife Safari

May half term, weekends in June and October, October half term

Hop aboard our tractor-trailer for a whistle-stop journey around Holkham deer park. Sit tight while our knowledgeable guides tell you all about the resident herd of Fallow Deer that call Holkham home.

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