Awaken your senses in nature, while exploring woods, lakes and beautiful green spaces. Build curiosity and wonder while seeking out thought-provoking sculptures. Nourish your family in mind, soul and body while creating memories together.
YSP is fantastic for the whole family.
Our family events programme has something for children of all ages to take part in. Join in with family events to think, make and play.
Pick up free activities in the indoor galleries and have a go at activities in the Project Space in our Underground Gallery. We also have lots of exciting resources for you to explore on your visit to YSP.
Exploring with activities for families
Get little hands and minds busy with exhibition inspired Drawing Together and Talking Together ideas. Download the Sculpture and Nature Hunt and see what you can discover.
Pick up a playful activity basket in the Underground Gallery to make and create together beside the sculptures in our exhibitions.
Share your discoveries and creations with us on Instagram @yspsculpture#YSPFamily
Family facilities to support your visit
- Breast feeding welcome
- Baby changing facilities
- Family friendly gifts, books and food
- Places to picnic
- Water fountains
- Buggy friendly paths
We have a dedicated family space in our Living Room located in the main Visitor Centre. Sit down, rest, feed your baby, and gather your thoughts. To help, there are books for younger children.
Our commitment to family learning
- We support Arts Award through special family events throughout the year
- We are proud to be signed up to Family Arts Standards and we support the Kids in Museums Manifesto
- YSP was shortlisted for the Best Family Event in 2018 in the Fantastic for Families Awards
- YSP was a finalist in Best Free family day out and Best Day Out for under 5s in Days Out with the Kids’ Family Favourites awards
- YSP was long-listed in the 2012 Kids in Museums Family Friendly Award
Getting in touch
Your feedback is important to us. Please let us know when we have done well and what we could improve for your next visit. You can get in touch by emailing email@example.com
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A truly magical experience that captured the whole family's imagination.- Family workshop participant
Browse our Family events
Sculpture Adventures for under 5s–Make, play and discover intriguing sculpture together. Sculpture Adventures is held on the last Thursday of every month (April–October) and every Saturday during school holidays.
Jason Wilsher-Mills Artist TalkJoin artist Jason Wilsher-Mills for an artist led talk and tour of his Jason and his Argonauts in Love exhibition, part of the Summer of Love.
ArtCart–Pick up a free bag of creative ideas for the whole family to explore what love means. Every Friday this summer holiday.
Summer of Love Celebration DayCelebrate the Summer of Love with your loved ones at our mini festival-in-a-day. Focusing on community and wellbeing, find free drop-in activities throughout the day on the Bothy Lawn.