Come along to RHS Garden Hyde Hall and discover the glorious colours of autumn this half-term (26 October – 3 November 2019).

Join us for a week of family fun with activities to enjoy whatever the weather, including a family garden trail, drop-in craft workshops and seasonal storytelling.

What’s on this half-term

Awesome Autumn garden trail

26 October – 3 November, daily
Explore Hyde Hall with our family-friendly garden trail. Pick up a leaflet in the Welcome building.
Free with normal garden admission.

Pumpkin carving

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27  October, 10.30am – 4pm
Get into the Halloween spirit with pumpkin carving for children.
£3 per pumpkin plus normal garden admission, operates on a first-come-first-served basis.

Seasonal crafts 

Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 October, 10am–2.30pm
Wristbands are available to purchase from the Welcome building on a first-come-first-served basis.
£3 per child plus normal garden admission.

Face Painting

Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 October
Enjoy seasonal face painting in the Hilltop Lodge. 
From £4 per child plus normal garden admission.

Awesome Autumn adventure storytelling 

Tuesday 29 October, walks start at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and  2.30pm
Join Mike Dodsworth on an Awesome Autumn storytelling adventure around the garden.
Free with normal garden admission.


Friday 1 – Sunday 3 November, 10am–4pm
Admire traditional skills and woodcraft in this weekend-long celebration of wood, with demonstrations of horse logging, chain saw carving, willow weaving and furniture making. Get hands-on with drop-in craft workshops for children and adults.
Free with normal garden admission.

Woodland walks and bird hide

Enjoy the great outdoors on a walk  through our woodland and look out for feathered friends when you reach the bird hide.

Discover the Higgledy Hyde play area, with look-out tower, slide, balance beams and seesaw!

Get children into gardening

Children enjoying craft activitiesFun activities for families
Garden-themed crafts and easy growing projects

Schools and gardening
Find out more about the RHS Campaign for School Gardening

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