Events this year

  • The wonderful world of fungi  © Ray Tantram

    Fungi guided walk

    21 September

    Join our rangers to explore the woodlands and parkland, and discover nature's most important kingdom - fungi. Perfect for kids.

    Meet at Bishops gate. Normal admission / members free.



  • Listen to the stunning sounds of the harp at the concert in the temple © N Mackenzie

    Harp and Fiddle Concert

    27 September

    National Trust presents an 'Evening with the Downhill Harp and Fiddle' in the breathtaking Mussenden Temple at Downhill Demesne. Booking essential on 02870 849025.

    7 pm   £18 per ticket

  • Immerse yourself in the action  © N Mackenzie

    Haunted Hezlett

    25 - 28 October

    Back with all new ghoulish live action performances and other eerie delights. Set in the especially themed grounds of Hezlett House, both inside and out, this is a night you'll not forget. Immerse yourself in the action if you dare. Fancy dress encouraged.

    6-9pm   All tickets £6

  • Don’t forget your fancy dress © NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel

    Mini Haunted Hezlett

    26 - 27 October

    Slightly less scary day time fun for the little ones. Come along in fancy dress, create some spooky crafts, eerie face painting and take a tour of the haunted house. Fun for all the family.

    1-4pm   All tickets £5