Things to see & do

Our highlights

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We have loads of different events throughout the year, from guided walks to theatre performances, concerts and seasonal highlights like Santa at Hezlett House.

What's new

We have teamed up with local company Segway Express to offer you a slightly different way to explore Downhill this summer. 


Walking in wellies

Dust off the wellies and explore Downhill at this beautiful time of year. February will see the beginning of the snowdrops and the views from the temple are simply stunning.

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Tick off some of your 50 things to do here

Tick off some of your 50 things to do here

Are you up for the challenge?

Our top five '50 Things to do before you're 11¾' include climbing a tree, hunting for bugs, eating an apple straight from a tree, feeling like you're flying in the wind and plant it, grow it, eat it.

Don't miss

  • Sheep grazing and tidying the estate until St Patrick's Day
  • Ongoing work in the bishop's gate gardens including the bog garden
  • Our estate wardens busy keeping the whole estate in good shape over the winter
  • Volunteers beginning work on a butterfly garden