There is a fun children's quiz to do in the House. Just pick up a leaflet from the Reception desk. Post your completed form in the box when you leave. One lucky young visitor will win a family ticket to the pantomime at Campus West, Welwyn Garden City.
The Gift Shop is crammed full of interesting things including toys, games, puzzles and collectables.
Hatfield House has its own Horrible History, written especially for the House by Terry Deary. A must-have for your collection.
The Sweet Shop is now open! Absolutely delicious.
Bloody Hollow ÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢â¬Å a new and exciting adventure play area
Bloody Hollow was officially opened on 5th November 2010 and is located on the west side of Hatfield Park adjacent to the newly created coach and car park. A 2.5 metre high model of Hatfield House dominates the central area, which features a range of play items for all ages of children ranging from a rope bridge and aerial runway to a tree house and secret tunnel, plus all the favourites such as swings, springies and a see-saw.
New for 2011ÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬ÃÂ¦.Hatfield Park Farm Our traditional breeds farm will open on 16 April 2011 and will feature dozens of different breeds of livestock and fowl, which are not generally seen in Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties. Families will be encouraged to stroll amongst the dozen or so paddocks in which will be interesting grazing animals of many breeds and sizes.
Admission prices for Bloody Hollow and Hatfield Park Farm during 2011 are:
Adults ÃâÃÂ£8.50, Children ÃâÃÂ£6.50, Family (2 adults and 2 children) ÃâÃÂ£27
Annual passes are also available:
Adults ÃâÃÂ£95, Children ÃâÃÂ£75, Family (2 adults and 2 children) ÃâÃÂ£300
Local valid passholders can purchase tickets for Hatfield Park Farm at a 50% discount and will be admitted to Bloody Hollow free of charge.
Park Walks Pick up a 20p Park Walks leaflet from the Kiosk and head off to discover the Park. There are woodland habitats to explore and the beautiful river frontage.
The Park is great for a lazy day. Plenty of space for games and running around. Picnic tables are provided and you can visit the Restaurant for drinks and ice cream.
Advent Calendar Competition
This year we are bringing back our Advent Calendar Competition on our Facebook page! Each day from 1st - 24th December we will be running a task on the page and picking someone to win a prize bundle. With prizes from Our Little Globe, Stuck on You, Thermapen, Scentco UK, ToucanBox, HamaBeads, Orchard Toys, Pip Ahoy, Gotrovo and more, don't miss it!
If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!