Visit Emmetts Garden with your family this spring

Emmetts Garden is closed. The public footpath is still accessible from Toys Hill carpark via the Red Route. Please keep checking the website and social media for any further updates.

A blanket of daffodils at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Closures at Emmetts Garden

The safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and visitors is our priority so Emmetts Garden is now closed until further notice. The public footpath through Emmetts Garden is still accessible to pedestrians, please park at Toys Hill and follow the Red Route while observing social distancing measures.

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 child plays dress up in the tepee at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Tepee play

What's that hiding among the trees? It's a tepee of course. Let your imagination run wild and try on the fancy dress clothes you'll find inside. The tepee in the wild play area is perfect for younger adventurers, though we won't blame the adults for wanting to join in the fun!

Fritillaria in bloom at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Spring Colour at Emmetts Garden

From English bluebells to tulips, there is so much to see so why not join us for some seasonal highlights. Find out about what you can see here.

Wild flower meadow at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

50 things to do at Emmetts Garden this spring

Spring is here and nature is looking beautiful! Shake off the winter cobwebs and head out exploring with our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ checklist. How many can you complete?

A family plays giant dominoes at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

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.