Things to see & do

Year-round fun for all the family

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What's on

We've got lots planned for 2015, from seasonal trails and family events to house tours, garden walks and workshops especially for adults.

Keep an eye on our events page for details of our upcoming events.

Woodland walks

Explore the wider estate and follow some of the miles of woodland paths.

Your efforts will be rewarded with stunning views back towards the gardens and over the surrounding countryside.

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.

There's also plenty of space to run around and let of steam in our Storybook Play Den.

Outdoor adventures

Climb a tree, build a den, make a mud pie and more as you complete our list of not-to-be-missed activities.

Our woodlands are a great place to complete some of the 50 things, whatever the weather.

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. 

This month...

As you walk around the gardens you may see some of our statues are covered up. These winter jackets are a vital tool to protect against freezing temperatures. We expect to unwrap the sculptures in late March.