Events

Easter trail

Hunt the chicks for chocolate treats © Cadbury

Hunt the chicks for chocolate treats

20-21 April, 11am-4pm

Hunt high and low for fluffy chicks on our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail. Follow the trail, solve the clues and claim your Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize. Once you've eaten your winnings head off to try pony rides or archery.

Normal admission plus £2 per child

Tree walk

See the ancient and unusual trees in our garden and park © Sue Streeter

See the ancient and unusual trees in our garden and park

Thursday 8 May, 11am-1pm

Enjoy a stroll around our beautiful parkland in the company of our gardener. Discover our fascinating collection of ancient and unusual trees, some of which are even older than our house.

Adult £4, Child £2

Visit the bluebells

Visit the bluebells and support the NGS © Genevieve Aberdeen

Visit the bluebells and support the NGS

Sunday 18 May, 10:30am-5.30pm

You can visit our stunning bluebell wood throughout the season, but today all park admissions go to support the great work of the National Gardens Scheme.

Normal admission applies

Bat walk

How many different types of bat can you find? © NTPL, Bat conservation trust, Hugh Clark

How many different types of bat can you find?

Thursday 29 May, 8pm-10pm

Join us at dusk for a guided walk around the park in search of some of our bat population. We'll lend you a bat detector so that you can hear, and maybe even see, some of the 9 species that live here.

Adult £5, Child £2.50

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Outdoor theatre this summer © Sword in the Stone

Outdoor theatre this summer

Thursday 7 August, 6pm-8pm

Join us for outdoor theatre on the lawn at Hatchlands this summer, with a fun family musical adaptation of Lewis Carol’s classic presented by the Cambridge Touring Theatre.

Adult £12, Children £8, Family £32

Book online or call 01483 444334

Romeo and Juliet

Outdoor theatre this summer © Sword in the Stone

Outdoor theatre this summer

Sunday 31 August, 7pm-9.30pm

Join us for outdoor theatre on the lawn at Hatchlands this summer, with the world’s most famous tragic love story presented by the Lord Chamberlain’s Men.

Adult £16, Children £8, Family £40

Book online or call 01483 444334

Pony magic

Pony rides for children © Pony Magic

Pony rides for children

Selected dates throughout the year. Check the listings below for the next available date.

Pony rides for children. A truly magical experience with beautiful, safe ponies and experienced handlers. Children will be led along a 3-5 minute ride, suitable for 2-11 year olds.

£2.50 per ride

Archery

Go for gold on the range © John Millar

Go for gold on the range

Selected dates throughout the year. Check the listings below for the next available date.

Think you're the next Robin Hood? Exciting, safe archery classes for ages six and above with H&H Archery.

£2 for 6 arrows.

Concerts

Listen to the music of great composers played on one of the largest groups of composer-related instruments anywhere in the world, with the Cobbe Collection's concert season.

Cellar tours

We're opening up as many hidden and rarely seen places as possible. Put on your hard hat, pick up a lantern and find out how previous generations used the underground spaces here.

More events

Do you want more information on all our events taking place throughout the year? Then take a look at our events leaflet. You can find a full readable copy online or a downloadable copy that you can print off and keep.

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