Northampton Events Calendar

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May Half Term at Sacrewell

27 May @ 9:00 am - 2 June @ 4:00 pm

£2 – £39

Gather the whole family and head to Sacrewell this May half term, for a totally t-rex-iffic day out.

Join our intrepid rangers on a quest to discover dinosaur fossils and bones in our sandpit, pond dip for prehistoric critters in our mill stream and stomp, roar and swish your tail in our dinosaur parade (fancy dress welcome).

Learn the history of these prehistoric creatures with our amazing dino-facts and race our baby dinosaurs in our dino-duck race. There’s plenty of prizes to be won!

Additional free activities included in your admission:

  • Dinosaur craft – make your own dinosaur mask and discover your primal name
  • Dino dig – dig and discover fossils and bones using a metal detector with our intrepid rangers
  • Pond dipping – pond dip for prehistoric critters in our mill stream
  • Lawn games – tricera toss, feed the Diplodocus dinosaur and tyrannosaurus tug of war
  • Dinosaur parade – stomp, roar and swish your tail in our dinosaur parade around Sac-roar-well (fancy dress welcome)

The activities will start at 10am each day and they are included in your normal daily admission.

Optional extras:

  • Dino-duck race – £1 per duck (please bring cash)
  • Tractor ride – £2 per person (bookable at reception on arrival)

Admission includes ALL DAY access to Sacrewell so you can stay as long as you please.


27 May @ 9:00 am
2 June @ 4:00 pm
£2 – £39
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