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Children’s Parties


  • Natalie Holmes
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Why not host your children’s birthday party at Harewood? It’s the perfect way to celebrate a special day and create magical memories. With different options to choose from, there is something for everyone.

Parties take place within Harewood House Gardens and Grounds giving you exclusive use of a dedicated space in wet and dry weather conditions. You also have free reign of the Adventure Play Area.

This is a great opportunity to get out and about in the elements, there’s some information below on what to wear and what to bring, but first of all…

What are the experiences on offer?

Bush Craft Party
Suitable for 7-11 year olds.
An action-packed party filled with bush craft skills; learn the art of knot tying and den building.

Mini Beast Adventure
Suitable for 4-11 year olds.
Become a bug cadet, search for woodland treasure and discover the mini beasts that live in the woods while identifying and exploring the secret places where mini beasts make their homes. Using the treasures you have found, make your own mini beast houses to take home.

Woodland Fun
Suitable for 4-7 year olds.
Explore nature with this woodland discovery party, filled with activities to suit everyone. Let your imagination run wild: hunt for fairies and elves, make a woodland crown and be a knight or a princess, make a magic wand, the possibilities are endless.

What's included?

• Access to the Grounds and Gardens for the full day
• Exclusive use of a space for lunch at your allocated time
• A children’s lunch box with drink for each child
• Access to the room for set up 30 minutes before the party
• Printable invitations
• A member of the Harewood team dedicated to your party
• One free adult per child – Birthday child brings two!

What's the catering?

As part of the standard package children enjoy a lunch box full of goodies including:
• Bite sized sandwiches
• Crisps and dips
• Carrot and cucumber batons
• Small bottle of water or fruit juice cartons

You can upgrade to a hot buffet option for £2.50 per child, this includes:
• Mini hot dogs with Ketchup
• Pizza slices
• Carrot and cucumber batons
• Fruit platter of grapes, strawberries, apple wedges and marshmallows
• Small bottle of water or fruit juice cartons

We also offer adult catering options from £9 per person.
Please ask upon booking for more details

How to book:

You can book your party at the following times:
• 10.30-12.30
• 13.30-15.30

Parties are available to book on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays during our open season, which runs between March and November.

Please specify you party option upon booking.

If you would like further information and to book, please contact us via email at parties@harewood.org

What are the costs?

Children’s Birthday parties are £20 per child.

• One adult free of charge per invited child
• Two adults free of charge for the Birthday child
• Additional adults will pay standard entrance fees of £15 per person on arrival
• Siblings not involved in the party pay normal entrance fee of £8.50 per child to access the park
• Minimum 12 children – Maximum 20 children.

Are there any restrictions?

• Bookings must be made at least four weeks in advance of the date of the party

• A £100 non-refundable deposit must be paid to secure the date. This amount will be deducted from your final invoice

• All party cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Harewood House Trust staff at least seven business days before the party

• Birthday party packages do not run in conjunction with any other promotion or memberships

• Maximum Capacity of the room is 40

• There must be a minimum of two adults per party

• Parking is free of charge

• No outside catering allowed, but you may bring a traditional birthday cake.