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Activities at Lower Mill Estate

Let your imagination run wild in our stunning natural ‘playground’. We offer a host of activities, from energetic mountain biking to serene paddle boarding. Whether you’re a young adventurer or a relaxed rambler, there is something for everyone to enjoy on the Estate. 

 

Endless outdoor activities allow you to get up close to native wildlife. Enjoy the tranquil waterways on a kayak, canoe, or paddle board, discover the estate’s pathways and beyond on two wheels or while away the hours with a fishing rod.

 

Our friendly bunch at the Activity Hub are on hand to assist with equipment hire, expert tuition and local knowledge. Pop in to see them, call or book below.

Relax, revive and reconnect

Year-round

Bike Rental

There is no better way to see the beauty of Lower Mill than by heading out on an adventurous family bike ride into the wider estate. Our friendly team at the Activity Hub will be happy to advise on routes that are perfect for every level of ability. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

DIFFICULTY

EASY

AGE

ALL

Wim Hof Method Breathwork Class

Experience the power of guided Wim Hof Method breath-work in this 1 hour class on Thursday 1st August between 1000 - 1100. The Wim Hof Method aims to increase energy and focus, boost the immune system and decrease stress levels through breathing techniques. Terms and conditions apply. 

DIFFICULTY

AGE

18+

Afternoon Tea and Massage Experience

Treat yourself to the ultimate relaxation experience with our afternoon tea and 50-minute bespoke luxury massage experience for two. The experience includes all-day access to the Lower Mill Estate Spa, complimentary use of a robe, a 50-minute bespoke massage, exclusive access to our restful relaxation room and afternoon tea. Terms and conditions apply.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

16+

Water Sports Equipment

For fun and frolics with a harmonious natural backdrop, explore the myriad of beautiful lakes at Lower Mill Estate. Drift, splash and race along with canoes, kayaks and paddleboards. Look out for resident wildlife as you soak in the view.

DIFFICULTY

EASY

AGE

ALL

Katakanu Hire

Explore the water on one of our Katakanus. Holding up to six adventurers, these boats are cannot be capsized and make navigating the waterways super easy and relaxing! Katakanus are available on a two-hour hire and are kept at the water's edge, making for a stress-free afternoon on the water.

DIFFICULTY

EASY

AGE

ANY

Year-round

Indoor Soft Play

For little adventurers, our nature-themed soft play in Millstone Park offers the perfect indoor space for them to play and make new friends. They can crawl, jump and slide through the various obstacles whilst grown-ups can take a seat as they supervise their little ones.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

All

Stretch & Relax Yoga

Combining a mixture of yoga styles, our yoga sessions are perfect for any age group and any ability to join in. All equipment is included but feel free to bring your own if you would prefer. Sessions will take place at the Pilates studio in Mill Village.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

14+

Year-round

Cocktail Masterclass

Make it an evening to remember from the comfort of your holiday home with our Cocktail Masterclass brought to you by Cotswold Cocktail School. Choose from over 50 cocktails and/or mocktails as you shake, stir and sip your way to mixology mastery. Please quote 'Lower Mill Estate' in your booking reference.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

18+

Year-round

Spa Pools

Take a dip in one of the temptingly warm 20m heated pools* - one indoor and one outdoor, or embrace our outdoor eco-pool, naturally filtered by water lilies. Enjoy a rejuvenating sauna or invigorating steam and then relax in the 'adults relaxation room' lounge or recline by the pool. *Only available to properties with Spa access included.

DIFFICULTY

N/A

AGE

N/A

Nature Crafts for Kids

Nature-based arts and crafts fun with a twist aiming to teach children about nature through fun and engaging crafts. Children will get involved in a variety of nature-themed activities such as; creating leaf collages, habitat box making, making bird feeders for the wildlife on the estate and leaf rubbing.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

4-8

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! Children will enjoy activities such as pond dipping, bug hunting, nature walks, bird watching and more!

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

4 - 8

Family Paddleboarding

Whether you are new to paddleboarding, or a seasoned professional, the sheltered water at Lower Mill Estate is the perfect setting for fun on the water. With the assistance of a fully qualified paddle board sports instructor, you will soon find your balance and be ready to try some more technical manoeuvres.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

8+

Free Year-round

Tennis & MUGA Court

Need to burn off some energy? 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. Please head over to the courts to book your slot on the individual sign-up boards.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

All

Free

Miss Mouse Trail

The Miss Mouse Trail is a family-friendly treasure trail around Lower Mill Estate's acres of nature reserve, encouraging children to get to know as many species as possible around the estate. Follow the Miss Mouse Trail map to locate each character and note the code on each treasure chest to win a special Miss Mouse goody bag! Please note the Miss Mouse Trail is currently closed until further notice due to flooding.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

All

Free Year-round

Nature Reserve

A wonderful place for wildlife spotting, the nature reserve supports a wide range of plants, insects, birds and animals. 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. Scenic lakes provide plenty of opportunity for boating, while cyclists and runners can take advantage of the fresh clean air in complete safety, thanks to a network of private footpaths.

DIFFICULTY

N/A

AGE

N/A

Free

Fishing at Lower Mill Estate

If you're a seasoned angler, you'll be pleased to learn that just a short 5-minute walk from your property sits Mill Lake. An exclusive lake for our guests only and ready for you to cast off and fish until your heart's content. Teeming with Carp, Tench and Bream, Mill Lake has everything you need for a relaxing day by the water's edge.

DIFFICULTY

Intermediate

AGE

16+

Family Nature Walk

A great opportunity for families or adults keen to learn more about wildlife on the Estate with our Ecologist, James. Join us for a guided 5k nature walk with your family. This is a great way to get out as a family to explore the nature reserve and learn more about the ecology on the estate. The walk is around 1-2 hours (5k) and is a great opportunity to spot all types of wildlife from Beavers to Barn Owls. If you have binoculars, please feel free to bring them along with you.

DIFFICULTY

N/A

AGE

ANY

Private Yoga Sessions

Get fit, strong and increase balance and flexibility, whilst having fun in a calm and relaxing environment. An hour of reviving Vinyasa Flow is now available as a private session for individuals or small groups. These can either take place at our outdoor location or at your property.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

14+

Free Year-round

Millstone Park

Created with the whole family in mind, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Millstone Park. An action-packed children’s play area, a volleyball court, two tennis courts, a soft play area and a 3G artificial turf multi-use games area (MUGA) that beckons you to call a game of five-a-side football with friends and family.

DIFFICULTY

Easy

AGE

Any