Events

Dragonfly walk

Native species of dragonfly thrive at Sheffield Park and Garden © Nina Elliot-Newman

Native species of dragonfly thrive at Sheffield Park and Garden

Sat 27 Jun & Sat 4 Jul, 11am - 1pm

Join specialist John Luck for a guided walk around the parkland to spot some of our colourful native dragonflies.

£6 per person, normal admission applies

 

Butterfly walk

The Peacock butterfly is one of our more common visitors © Matthew Oates (NT)

The Peacock butterfly is one of our more common visitors

 Thurs 16th July, 2-4pm

Explore our parkland and woodland with National Trust expert Matthew Oates to spot some of our resident butterflies. See if you can spot our elusive Purple emperor butterfly on this two-hour guided walk.

£6 per person.

 

 

Wild camping weekend

Join us for a wild camping adventure © Basildon Park

Join us for a wild camping adventure

Spaces still available on Fri 17July (set up by 7pm)

Wake up to beautiful parkland views on our wild camping weekend. Spot the stars as our team of expert astronomers guide you for some stargazing before warming yourself around our camp fire. Young explorers can tick of some of the 50 Things activities on their 50 Things lists for a wild camping adventure.

Adult: £10, child: £5 per night

 

 

Summer of Sunflowers

Enjoy the sunflower display at Sheffield Park this summer © Laura Nolte

Enjoy the sunflower display at Sheffield Park this summer

 Late July onwards

See the garden in a different light this summer with a unique display of sunflowers planted throughout the garden. Spot new tones and colours around the garden and reflected in our lakes. Look out for our children's trail and sunflower related gifts in our shop. 

 

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