Blog posts tagged with 'things to do'
In no particular order: Go for a bike ride Head up Merry Hill for a walk Watch the birds Listen to the birds Wildlife photography Track down Brinsop’s Treasures ( the treasure hunt around the outside of the house) Cook over the fire pits Fish for trout and carp Cook on the Agas Sunbathe in the courtyard Play tennis Play croquet Play table tennis Play snooker Play… read more on 101 things to do at Brinsop Court Manor House
One of the fantastic things about working at Brinsop Court is how varied each day can be whilst enjoying the backdrop of a house that has been the same for centuries! I recently had the pleasure of manning the office for two days whilst everyone else in the team was out and about doing other important stuff. Day one was the calm before the storm because the… read more on A day in the life of a Brinsop team member
We have a lovely fun treasure hunt set up here at Brinsop for the younger members of the family. There are 20 photos of places around the historic manor house itself and one photo of somewhere completely different and the children need to work out which one isn’t at Brinsop! Each photo has a three digit number attached to it and if they get the right one,… read more on Finding Brinsop’s Treasures
You’ve booked your holiday and you are coming to stay with all the family! It is time now to think about the entertainment! Of course there is plenty to do in the games room with the table tennis, snooker table and dart board. And outside there is fishing, the tennis court and bikes to use. But if your family are like mine, when they get together they… read more on Brinsop’s version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire!
That quote is attributed to Pablo Picasso and we feel the same about Brinsop! Today’s post though is all about h.Art, a local event which starts this weekend. If you are into art then you are in for a treat with over 100 venues showing the work of more than 200 artists. The blurb in the catalogue states “enjoy personal encounters with artists in the intimacy of… read more on Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life
I absolutely love the idea of foraging and free food. It is very fashionable at the moment to be able to forage and know what you are looking for and what is edible and what isn’t. Right now the cobnuts are ripening and last weekend we picked a whole load before the squirrels got them! In our lower woodland canopy, under scrub and hedgerows we have hawthorn… read more on The business of foraging at Brinsop
There are so many things to do outside in the grounds of Brinsop that sometimes families and friends are spoiled for choice! We have the lawns below the house which can double up as a football field, rugby pitch, croquet lawn, rounders’ pitch, running track or athletics area or any number of other games, but with Wimbledon coming up we thought this week we’d focus on the… read more on Anyone for Tennis