Bring the family to RHS Garden Harlow Carr – come rain or shine – for fun all-weather activities this February half term (15 – 23 February 2020).

Children can enjoy drop-in craft workshops, weather-inspired stories with the Garden Detectives and a family-friendly garden trail.

What’s on this half term

Activities are included with normal garden admission.
No need to book, just drop-in and join in the fun!


Garden Detectives weather trail

15 – 23 February 2020, daily
Become a weather hunter with our family garden trail and learn all about the weather – from sun and snow to hurricanes and hailstorms!

‘Whatever the Weather’ crafts

Monday 17, Wednesday 19 and Friday 21 February 2020 
10.30am–12.30pm and 1–3pm, Bramall Learning Centre
Make a rainbow wind sock and create your own weather chart.

Storytelling with the Garden Detectives

Tuesday 18 February 2020
Sessions at 11am, 1pm and 3pm, Bramall Learning Centre
Enjoy tales of wild weather, stormy seas and meteorological mayhem with our intrepid weather hunters.

Tomato planting

Thursday 20 February 2020
11am–3pm
Join us to sow tomato seeds – take them home and watch them grow!

Outdoor workshop

Friday 21 February 2020
10.30am–12.30pm and 1–3pm
Join Sarah, our Forest School Leader, and get creative in the great outdoors.

Plan your visit to RHS Garden Harlow Carr


Children and gardening

Schools and gardening
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Fun activities for families
Garden-themed crafts and easy growing projects


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