Please note: exciting Visitor Centre developments are under way, we apologise for any disruption this causes.

Trowel and glovesNew courses and workshops launched

Bookings are now open for 2017 courses and workshops at RHS Gardens. Have fun learning a new skill or honing an existing one with expert tuition. 
2017 Courses & workshops at RHS Garden Hyde Hall (1.1MB pdf)
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See our pumpkin 'boats'

Visit the lake to see our pumpkin 'boats', including one made from our award-winning giant pumpkin, grown from the world's most expensive pumpkin seed. Right, horticulturist Matthew Oliver puts a pumpkin boat through its paces!

Little Acorns Pre-School Gardening Club
First Wednesday of each month*

The club encourages children to engage with the natural world. All activities are 'planty', 'arty' or 'crafty'. The club runs from 10.30am until noon. *Little Acorns does not run during school holiday periods.

Please note: Little Acorns will be relocating to a smaller premises for the 7 December, 1 February and 1 March sessions as part of redevelopment works. As a result, the number of places will be reduced to 30 per session and will be pre-bookable by phone: 020 3176 5830, Mon–Fri, 9am–5pm (£2 per child, plus normal garden admission.

Snowman decorationChristmas at RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Join us in the garden this winter as we get into the Christmas spirit with a range of festive events, glorious shopping and seasonal bites to eat.
More on Christmas at Hyde Hall

Festive Woodland Walk
27 December

Walk off your Christmas excess and join us at 11am on 27 December for a guided tour of the Woodland Walk and then beat the chill with a warming mug of hot chocolate.

Hedges in snow at Hyde HallTuesday woodland walks
3, 10, 16, 24 & 31 January, 11am

Explore the estate and take in the sights and sounds of the seasonal woodland with our knowledgeable garden volunteers. 

Hot meal in the Barn RestaurantWeekday winter warmers meal deal
5 - 31 January, noon - 2pm

When it’s cold outside there’s nothing better than a comforting plate of piping hot food. Come and warm up with a two-course lunch for just £10.95 per person.
 

ScarecrowFamily scarecrow making
11 February, sessions at 10.15am, 11.45am, 1.15pm

Armed with some old clothing and a bit of creativity, come and make a scarecrow to decorate Hyde Hall’s fields. Large scarecrow kit £8 and £6 for a small scarecrow kit. Booking essential on 020 3176 5830.
 

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