Lower Mill Estate Activities

27th December!

Gingerbread Decorating Workshop

Join us at Ballihoo for a magical afternoon of gingerbread decorating and get the whole family involved.
22nd December!

Balliho-ho-ho Christmas Event

Get into the festive spirit with our Balliho-ho-ho Christmas event on Friday 22nd December.
31st December

Ballihoo's New Year's Eve Party

Join us for an evening of live entertainment, delicious food and festive drinks as we welcome in the New Year in style!

Magical Christmas Walk

Father Christmas has kindly given us special permission to borrow one of his elves who will guide you on a magical walk, following the glow-in-the-dark stars before arriving at our Christmas grotto.

Bauble Painting Kits

Get into the festive spirit with our Christmas bauble painting kits.
20th December

Nature Crafts for Kids

Join our Ecologist for some nature-based arts and crafts fun, aiming to teach children about nature and the animals that live on the Estate through fun and engaging crafts, with a Christmassy twist!

Christmas Reindeer Trail

While visiting us at Lower Mill Estate, why not get into the festive spirit and head out onto the Estate to find Father Christmas’ reindeer from the 1st December to the 5th January.

Bike Rental

Offering a range of bikes for adults and children that can be booked online. Whether it's a long-distance blast along the local cycling routes or an easy ride around our stunning nature reserve, we have bikes for every ability.

Stretch and Relax Yoga

The Activity Hub have teamed up with a brilliant local yoga instructor to give you the ultimate relaxing start to your weekend at Lower Mill. All abilities are welcome!

Katakanu Hire

Offering Katakanus that can be booked online for all the family.

Soft Play

Indoor Soft-play area for exclusive use for 1-hour sessions.

Tennis & MUGA Court

The tennis courts and 3G artificial turf multi-use games area (MUGA) offer the perfect spot for a quick knock-about or an entertaining game of five-a-side football with family and friends.

Private Yoga Sessions

Get fit, strong and increase balance and flexibility, whilst having fun in a calm and relaxing environment.

Watersports Equipment Hire

Offering a range of boats and boards that can be booked online.

Nature Explorers

A great opportunity for families or adults keen to learn more about the estate's wildlife. Sessions are designed to help children learn more about nature on the estate in engaging and interactive ways!

Family Nature Walk

A great opportunity for families or adults keen to learn more about wildlife on the Estate with our Ecologist, James.

Miss Mouse Trail

The Miss Mouse Trail is a family friendly treasure trail around Lower Mill Estate’s hundreds of acres of nature reserve.

Family Paddleboarding

Our friendly team will have you on your feet in no time with our paddleboarding lessons.

Active Squad Paddleboarding

Active Squad is an hour and a half of wet action and fun for children on paddleboards, all under the supervision of one of our fully trained instructors.

Sunset Safari

Set sail in one of our katakanus with your party, across the shimmering Somerford Lagoon.
Available from April - November

Rowing Boat Hire

Offering traditional rowing boats that can be booked online.

Millstone Park

Created with the whole family in mind, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Millstone Park.


Fishing is available all year round at Mill Lake with lots of Carp, Tench and Bream to cast a line to.

Nature Reserve

For those eager to get closer to nature, you have hundreds of acres to explore with the woodlands and hedgerows acting as home to a diverse range of native wildlife.