Events

Wild Wednesdays

Explore outdoors this summer at our Wild Wednesdays © NTPL/John Millar

Explore outdoors this summer at our Wild Wednesdays

Wednesday 27 August, 11am-3pm

Join us every Wednesday in the local school holidays for some fun outdoor adventures, whatever the weather.

This week's theme is 'terrific trees'. Discover more about the trees that grow here and take part in lots of tree themed activities. Ideal for children aged 4-11 years.

  • £2 per child plus usual admission
  • No booking required

Summer outdoor theatre

Bring a picnic and enjoy a speical outdoor theatre performance © NTPL/David Levenson

Bring a picnic and enjoy a speical outdoor theatre performance

Join us for a special outdoor theatre performance in the Water Garden. Bring a picnic, something fizzy and some friends and relax in the beautiful surroundings. 

  • Romeo and Juliet                                Saturday 6 September, 7pm
  • George's Marvellous Medicine          Thursday 28 August, 6pm
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream           Sorry, now sold out.

 

Tree climbing adventures

Try tree climbing with the Great Big Tree Climbing Company © NTPL/The Great Big Tree Climbing Company

Try tree climbing with the Great Big Tree Climbing Company

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 August, 10.30am-5pm

Ever wondered what it's like to be high up in the tree tops? Now's your chance to find out with the help of the Great Big Tree Climbing Company.

  • £17.50 per 1 hour session. Usual admission applies to accompanying adults / spectators
  • Advanced booking required

Book your place now

Car display

The Grand Avenue and Fountain of Love © NTPL/National Trust / David Watson

The Grand Avenue and Fountain of Love

Sunday 14 September, 12-3pm

Enjoy a  line-up of extra special cars on the Grand Avenue. Admire the motors up close and find out more about them from their owners.

  • Free after usual admission prices.
  • No booking required.

Please note, all exhibitor vehicles must be pre-registered to attend this event. Please contact the event organiser for further information.

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