Fairies and folklore

Saturday 5  - Friday 17 April, 10am-5pm

There's magic in the woods this Easter at Knightshayes, so bring your little imps along to keep them out of trouble. Follow the trail to discover the Victorian roots of our obsession with all things fairy.  Drop in to create your own magic wands and brew up some magic potions.

 £2 per child for craft activities and trail. Normal admission applies.


See how magical creatures have made their home in our trees or send a wish to the Queen of the fairies.

Hartland old books

Browse through Hartlands selection of books

Saturday 12 - Sunday 13 April, 10am-5pm

Whether it’s a bit of high literature or something to keep the kids quiet, check out the second-hand books for sale in the Stables Courtyard, from a local Tiverton-based seller.

Free admission to the stables.

Cadbury Easter Egg trail

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo

Friday 18 - Monday 21 April, 10am-5pm

Unleash your inner Eggsplorer and follow the clues around Knightshayes to claim your Cadbury chocolate Egghead, in this year's Cadbury Easter Egg Trail.

£2 per child, including craft activity and face painter.

National Gardens Scheme day

The pool garden at Knightshayes

Monday 12 May, 12noon, 2pm, 3pm

Join a series of guided walks around our beautiful, award-winning, formal garden and get the chance to find out more about our renowned Kitchen Garden, an exemplar of its kind. Learn why Knightshayes is so special and why it was one of the first gardens to join the NGS on its creation in 1927.

Normal admission applies.