Family fun at Emmetts Garden this summer

Enjoy the summer weather and come on down to Emmetts Garden for fun and excitement with the whole family. Have you discovered our swings and games cupboard yet?

Follow our family trail at half-term at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Into the Fairy Kingdom at Emmetts Garden

Help our favourite character, Puck, as he prepares to throw the best summer party for everyone in the Fairy Kingdom, exploring the gardens and taking part in all sorts of different activities as you go. From 22 July to 2 September. £2 per trail; Normal admission applies.

A girl enjoying den building at a National Trust property

Wild play area

Get stuck into adventures in our wild play area located just past the old stables café. Can you walk across the balance beams without falling off? Why not challenge each other to see who can build the biggest den? Climb on the stepping logs and play in the camp - the fun is never ending.

A family playing on the swings at a National Trust property

The swings

Have you tried out our swings yet? They're made especially for those explorers with shorter legs. Find the swings just past the wild play area and see how high you can get.

A bug hotel

Bug Hotel

Emmetts Garden has a new Bug Hotel, here's how you can build your own Bug Hotel and help nature thrive.

Visitors enjoying a picnic at a National Trust place

Picnics at Emmetts Garden

Our meadow makes the perfect spot for a summer picnic with glorious views over Ide Hill. Bring a blanket and relax with delicious food under sunny skies.

Family facilities at Emmetts Garden

Baby changing facilities can be found at the entrance to the site, next to the visitor welcome centre as well as at the old stables café. The meadow makes the perfect spot for a picnic; grab a table or bring a blanket. Please note that scooters are not suitable for the pathways at Emmetts Garden.