Festival of Archaeology: children's activities

Join National Trust archaeologists to celebrate the Festival of Archaeology at the Weir Garden.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join National Trust archaeologists at The Weir Garden and discover some of the fascinating finds we’ve unearthed over the years, handle replica artefacts and have a go at digging in the sandpit for hidden treasure.

You can also take part in our children’s archaeology trail for £2.50 (prize included).

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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The Weir Garden

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult N/A £6.50
Child N/A £3.25
Family N/A £16.25
Family one adult N/A £9.75

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

Parking and entry is free for all National Trust members with a valid membership card. 

Contact Info

Name
The Weir Garden
Email
theweir@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01981 590509

Upcoming events

Summer trail

Sat 23 Jul 2022
10:30-15:30
Explore The Weir Garden with the children’s trail this summer.

Festival of Archaeology: children's activities

Mon 25 Jul 2022
11:00-15:00
Join National Trust archaeologists to celebrate the Festival of Archaeology at the Weir Garden.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 10 Sep 2022
10:30-16:30
Enjoy a free family day out at The Weir Garden this Heritage Open Day. Have a picnic by the river, run wild in our natural play area, discover the garden still bursting with colour and the walled garden brimming with autumnal produce.