National Meadows Day

Get in touch with your inner Poldark as we welcome a professional scyther to Knightshayes in celebration of National Meadow Day.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Helping us keep the parkland looking trim using this traditional method of meadow management. Lead by Andrea Rickard , the UK Ladies Champion for scything, there will be doing demonstrations throughout the day, and you will also have the chance to give it a go yourself.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
1 July 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Knightshayes
Email
knightshayes@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01884 254665

Upcoming events

British Flower Week

Thu 22 Jun 2017
11:00-17:00
One of the last wishes of Joyce, Lady Amory, the last of the family to live at Knightshayes was that fresh flowers from the garden be brought in weekly, for the enjoyment of visitors- something we continue to do over 40 years on.

National Meadows Day

Sat 01 Jul 2017
10:00-16:00
Get in touch with your inner Poldark as we welcome a professional scyther to Knightshayes in celebration of National Meadow Day.

Mid Devon Show

Sat 22 Jul 2017
09:00-17:30
Join us for the third year of co-hosting the popular Mid Devon Show, a traditional agricultural show, showcasing the very best of country living.

Summer holiday fun

Thu 27 Jul 2017
10:00-17:00
Navigate your way through the school holidays with mazes, trails, games and puzzles to keep the kids' brains, and not your patience, stretched this summer.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 09 Sep 2017
10:00-17:00
Join us for a taster of Knightshayes, with free entry for Heritage Open Day. Find out what's special about this gothic house and its acres of garden and parkland- and discover what you're missing.

Seed Swap

Sat 16 Sep 2017
11:00-14:00
Flex your green fingers and take home your very own piece of Knightshayes by joining our annual seed swapping event.