Events for May 2019

How Did They Get There?

25th May - 2nd Jun from 10.30am - 6.00pm

Trails: 10.30am - 6pm in the Formal Gardens

Crafts: 11am - 4pm in The Old Coach House

The great explorers of the last millennium achieved a great deal with a varying selection of technology and knowledge. This Spring Holiday we’ll be celebrating the history of great travel, with a collection of hidden travel treasures for you to find in the Formal Gardens! To keep the inspiration alive when you get home, we’ll be rewarding every child's completed trail sheet with a What On Earth? Book to take home!*


*While stocks last. No alternative prize available. Cannot be substituted for monetary value. One book per child and their trail sheet. 

Bushcraft Bank Holiday

25th May - 26th May from 10.30am - 6.00pm

Settle in beneath the yurt and learn invaluable skills to make your camping adventure truly magnificent! Whether it be how to cook campfire meals scrumptious enough to give the tin of beans a shove, how to whittle and build your own equipment, or even the best knots to use, the experts at Camp Wilderness will show you how!

Mini-Beast Hunts!

26th May - 27th May from 11.00am - 5.00pm

Discover the mini beasts that live with the walls of our formal gardens with a hands-on masterclass with the Kent Wildlife Trust, who’ll teach you the best places to find our wonderful native species of beetles, bugs and insects, and how to attract more wildlife to your own gardens!