Normanby Hall Country Park has hands on activities children can join in on Wednesday afternoons through the summer holiday.
Summer Discovery Workshops are aimed at children aged between five and 10-years-old and include:
25 July, Victorian Washday - use dolly tubs, mangles and irons to discover more about 19th century laundry
1 August, Domestic Staff Required - meet Mrs Harding, housekeeper at the Hall. Handle artefacts and become a Victorian servant
8 August, Trug to Table - explore the Walled Garden and learn about Victorian recipes, tastes and eating habits
15 August, Pond Dipping - investigate watery wildlife and identify mini-beasts
22 August, Woodland Detectives - explore the sounds and habitats of the woodland and identify different trees
29 August, Bug Hunting – have a close up look at a wide variety of mini-beasts lurking in the grassland of the park.
All activities run from 1pm to 2.45pm and cost £2 per child. Book places in advance on 01724 720588.
Normanby Hall Country Park is four miles north of Scunthorpe off the B1430.
Cllr John Briggs, cabinet member for Asset Management, Culture and Housing at North Lincolnshire Council, said:
“With its award-winning gardens, wealth of wildlife and stunning Regency mansion, Normanby Hall Country Park is a true gem of a visitor attraction.
“These summer workshops will keep the children entertained and give them a valuable insight into both our history and the nature found on our doorstep.”
For media enquiries contact:
Sean Topham, Public Relations Officer
Tel: 01724 296364