Lower Mill Estate Activities


Spooktacular Halloween Trail

Our Halloween Trail and competition has been designed to take families around the grounds of the nature reserve and into the depths of the spooky woodlands.
17th and 24th of October!

Mini Pumpkin Carving

Join us on the 17th or 24th of October in the Ballihoo restaurant between 1600-1800 for mini pumpkin carving.
October half-term

Nature Crafts for Kids

Nature-based arts and crafts fun with a twist aiming to teach children about nature through fun and engaging crafts.
October half-term

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!
October half-term

Family Nature Walk

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

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.

Watersports Equipment Hire

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

Katakanu Hire

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

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!

Soft play

Indoor Soft-play area for exclusive use for 1-hour sessions.
Available from April - November

Rowing Boat Hire

Offering traditional rowing boats that can be booked online.

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.

Family Paddleboarding

Whether you have never stepped on a paddleboard before, or you are a seasoned professional, Lower Mill Estate is the perfect location to glide across the water with ease.

Miss Mouse Trail

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

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 and an instructor, across the shimmering Somerford Lagoon at this tranquil time of day.

Millstone Park

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

Personal Trainer

Start your day feeling revitalised with a PT session from a local fitness expert.

Private Yoga Sessions

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


Situated in the heart of the estate you’ll find eight well-stocked lakes exclusively for our guests. Home to Carp, Tench, Bream and Roach ready for you to cast off and fish until your heart’s content. With various spots to choose from across the eight lakes, we’re sure that you’ll soon find your favourite location.

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.