Rainy day activities
Don't let the rain stop you from visiting and having fun, we've lots to keep you occupied until the sun starts to shine. Enjoy varied children's activities, see exhibitions in the coach house or visit our new Treaterie at the Stables and treat yourself to a freshly made waffle or crêpe.
Things to see & do indoors on your visit
From 22 Mar-29 Oct 2017, Wed-Sun
Join expert-led, daily 20-minute talks in the Wine Cellars and discover the history of the Rothschilds and their wines. The vaults hold 15,000 wine bottles and an impressive statue of Bacchus, god of wine. Free with grounds admission.
Visiting with kids
Information for grown-ups
- Baby-changing and feeding facilities can be found at the Manor and Stables.
- High-chairs are available the Stables Café
- Undercover seating at the Stables Café and at The Treaterie
- Indoor, heated space in the Powerhouse to eat, drink and get out of the cold
Brave the elements, bring your wellies and brollies as there’s plenty to see and do in the grounds. Kids can take part in the 50 Things nature challenge and tick off no. 6 to run around in the rain.
Places to eat and shop
Open Wed 22 Mar-Sun 5 Nov, 10am-5pm
Based at the former Stables shop with plenty of undercover seating. Indulge in waffles and crêpes freshly made in front of you, which topping will you choose? Also, artisan ice cream, cakes, pastries, macarons, fudges and sweets.
The Stables Café is a short walk from the Manor, next to the Woodland Playground. With inside seating if you’re using the restaurant and an open courtyard with umbrellas if you wish to eat outside. An ideal place to refuel before your next playtime.
Recreate the warmth of Hygge at home by browsing the Manor Shop for all the ingredients: winter woollies, books, candles and more. Discover our famous Rothschild wines in the Manor wine shop.