Join us for a week of family fun at RHS Garden Hyde Hall this February half term (15 – 23 February 2020). Children can enjoy a range of all-weather activities, including a family-friendly garden trail, drop-in craft workshops and storytelling.

What’s on this half term

‘Whatever the Weather’ garden trail

15 – 23 February 2020, daily
The birds have been stealing straw from Spike the Scarecrow to make their nests. He is freezing cold. Can you help him find more straw? Free with normal garden admission.

Seasonal i-spy

15 – 23 February 2020, daily
Enjoy our seasonal spotter sheet for younger children, which gets them looking for plants and objects found in the garden. Free with normal garden admission.


Tuesday 18 February 2020, sessions between 10.30am and  2.30pm
Free with normal garden admission.

Art and craft workshops

Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 February 2020, 10.30am–2.30pm
Purchase tickets on arrival at the Welcome building on a first-come-first-served basis. £3 per child plus normal garden admission.

Face Painting

Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 February 2020, 10.30am – 2.30pm
From £4 per child plus normal garden admission.

Higgledy Hyde

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

Woodland walk and bird hide

Embrace the great outdoors on a walk  through our woodland. Look out for feathered friends when you reach the bird hide.

Kite flying

Don’t forget your kite. With big open skies, Hyde Hall is the prefect place to fly a kite.

Get children into gardening

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Garden-themed crafts and easy growing projects

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

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