Things to see & do

Year-round fun for all the family

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What's on

From guided walks and tours to a fun Hallowe'en trail, we've got lots of events to help you make the most of autumn.

If you're planning ahead, you'll find seasonal workshops and a special Christmas trail planned for December.

Family fun

There's plenty of fun things for families to do together such as follow one of our seasonal trails or solve the giant maze.

You can also hunt for bugs, build a den and more as you complete our list of  50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.

Great British Walk

Autumn is a great time of year to enjoy a Great British Walk in our woodlands.

Discover golden and bronze leaved trees, leading to views out over lush green pasture and the shimmering River Thames below.

South Terrace slide

As work continues to save the South Terrace, we’ve temporarily installed a giant slide on the scaffolding. Open weekends and school holidays until Sunday 2 November.

Suggested sliding donation £2.

First World War

Within months of the start of the First World War, a hospital was opened in the grounds here to treat injured soldiers.

One hundred years on, the memorial garden in which those that died were buried can still be visited today. 

Breathtaking views

Perched high on the cliffs, our gardens have always been famous for their stunning views.

Our 'views' downloadable walk will take you around the gardens and highlights some of the striking vistas on offer.