Artist Madeleine Allison and the education team at the country park are offering a free morning of art as part of its Forts and Fleets project on Wednesday (August 8). The event starts at 10am and places must be booked in advance.
There’s a chance to Dig for Dinos, follow the T-Rex trail, do chalk painting in the woods and build a beast on August 14. Activity times are 10.30am to noon and cost is £6 for each child who must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Little adventurers, aged from two and a half upwards, can build dens, go bug hunting and toast marshmallows over a fire, on August 7 or 17 in the morning, while the crazy critters bug hunt on August 10 includes a craft activity and trail. Each of these activities costs £6 and bookings can be made by calling the visitor centre on 023 9259 5040.
For children with a real passion for wildlife and nature, the Field Studies Centre at Selborne is running holiday day camps for youngsters eight to 12. Cost is £25 per child, per day for camps scheduled for August 6-9 and 20-23.
For details on this and other family activities, visit the website at: www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org