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 Ã¢Ã¢'¬Ã¢'¬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 2011Ã¢Ã¢'¬Ã¦.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 Ã'Ã£8.50, Children Ã'Ã£6.50, Family (2 adults and 2 children) Ã'Ã£27
Annual passes are also available:
Adults Ã'Ã£95, Children Ã'Ã£75, Family (2 adults and 2 children) Ã'Ã£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.
Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!
Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle