What's On: Family

Our year-round programme of family events is constantly being updated, so keep checking back. If you’re just looking for family films at the Barn, click here.

And don’t forget: the Dartington estate is big, beautiful and ripe for exploring! There are miles of river and forest trails, and options for affordable, family-friend food and drink for refuelling when you’re done.  Our guide to family days out is a great place to start. And if you’re thinking of coming regularly, a family membership is a way to enjoy savings across the estate whilst supporting the charitable work we do.

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Dartington Deer Park Discovery Trail

  • 26/10/2019 to 29/12/2019

A unique experience helping to feed the Deer Herd at Dartington - including some special spooky tours for half term! Learn about the deer's ecology, life-cycle & seasonal behaviour inside the deer park and in close proximity of these magnificent animals. More Info >

Halloween Spooktacular

  • 30/10/2019 to 31/10/2019

This Halloween Dartington Hall will be taken over by Lord Jake England-Johns, the Lord of Haunted Dartington…bringing with him his band of fire breathers, stilt walkers, jugglers and light workers! More Info >

Calamity Jane Sing-a-long [U]

  • 02/11/2019 to 03/11/2019

Dust off your Stetson and polish those cowboy boots, the Deadwood stage is coming to town and you need to be ready to greet it! Whipcrackaway! More Info >

Illuminate the Darkness

  • 02/11/2019 to 24/11/2019

For the first time, we are hugely excited to present Illuminate the Darkness - a unique opportunity to explore the gardens after dark and experience the magic of Dartington once the sun has set. More Info >

Family Dance

  • 03/11/2019 to 07/06/2020

Like dancing in the living room! An inclusive Sunday morning dance space for all ages of carers and children (grandparents to babies welcome). Led by Leela Fisk and assisted by Kate Reed. More Info >