Hatchlands Park

Hatchlands Park

Things to see and do

Children on a gate in the parkland at Hatchlands

Summer fun for families 

Looking for exciting adventures with the family this summer? Then look no further. With 400 acres of dog-friendly parkland and woodland, outdoor theatre and cinema, a fantastic children’s adventure area complete with tree house, and a host of 50 things activities to accomplish, you'll find the perfect spot for big kids and little ones to enjoy the great outdoors.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Cellar Tours

Tue 26 Jun 2018
Have you ever wondered what happened in the spaces underneath our house? Put on your hard hat, pick up a lantern and come down with us into the cellars to discover previously unseen places.

Pony Magic

Sun 01 Jul 2018
Pony rides for children. A truly magical experience with beautiful, safe ponies and experienced handlers. Children are led on a 3-5 minute ride, suitable for 2-11 year olds.

Bluestocking encounters

Sun 08 Jul 2018
Living history from the Georgian Dining Academy brings the Bluestockings to life.

The Bluestocking Club Presents: Beauty and the Beast

Sun 15 Jul 2018
Join the Bluestocking Club for an outdoor screening of this Disney classic, starring a fairytale bluestocking heroine.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Immersion Theatre invites you to enjoy a summer evening of open-air decadence and hilarity as they bring Oscar Wilde's wittiest comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest, to Hatchlands Park.

Bat Walk

Thu 02 Aug 2018
Join us at dusk for a guided walk around the park in search of some of our bat population. We'll lend you a bat detector so that you can hear, and maybe even see, some of the 9 species that live here.
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Eating and shopping

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A portrait of Fanny Boscawen

Fanny Boscawen and the Bluestockings 

Fanny Boscawen was the first ‘Lady of the House’ at Hatchlands and oversaw the construction of the mansion that you see today. This remarkable woman, an often overlooked founding member of the Bluestocking Society, was well respected by her intellectual peers in fashionable society, male and female alike.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Hatchlands Park on the National Trust Collections website