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

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.

Close-up of chilli plantChilli display: 1 - 9 October

Explore the spicy side of vegetable growing with our colourful array of around 100 different types of chillies.
Normal garden admission

Assorted fresh cheesesFood Festival: 7 - 9 October

Due to circumstances beyond our control this event is no longer taking place. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Brown long-eared batOctober half term: Animals of the Night: 22 – 30 October

We're going batty this half term! Learn how you can help bats in your garden, meet owls, make a hedgehog house, carve a pumpkin and much more!
More about Animals of the Night half term activities

Hyde Hall pumpkin displayPumpkin day: 29 October

Carve a pumpkin, see our bumper display of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, and follow the interactive story trail. 
More about Pumpkin day


Woodfest exhibitorAutumn Woodfest: 5–6 November

A celebration of autumn with country craft demonstrations, family activities, crafts, talks, displays, tasty food treats and more. 
More about Autumn Woodfest

Girl meeting SantaChildren’s Magic of Christmas:
25 – 27 November and 2 – 4 December

Come and say hello to Santa and his elf, and listen to a special Christmas story. Afterwards have fun making a range of seasonal art and craft items.
More about Magic of Christmas

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