Things to see & do

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What's on

We run lots of great events throughout the year, so take a look at what we have coming up.

Visit us through the seasons


In Spring a beautiful carpet of bluebells covers the arboretum floor 

Cheerful blossoms brighten the landscape with bluebells, magnolias, azaleas and rhododendrons.


The boathouse offers views over the tranquil beauty of Rowes Flashe Lake © NTPL/John Millar

Lush greens and leafy groves provide the perfect backdrop for family adventures.


Boathouse © NTPL/National Trust

Witness a magical transformation as the lush greens blaze into glorious autumn colour.


In winter the tranquil beauty of Rowes Flashe Lake is transformed © NTPL/National Trust

Brilliant berries and hollies stand out against frosted tree skeletons.

Find your way

We've marked out three different routes to help you find your way: a blue 'Access for All' walk, a yellow 'Taste of Winkworth' walk and a red 'Challenging' walk. Just look out for the colour-coded posts as you explore.

Bring your dog

We welcome well-behaved dogs on leads all year round, but ask that all visitors kindly clear up after their pets. Thank you.

Free guided walks

Tours run on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 2pm January, February, November and December and 2.30pm April-October. Tours are approximately an hour and a half. Meet at the kiosk.