Hatchlands Park

Hatchlands Park

Things to see and do

Children playing with leaves in autumn

Autumn adventures for families at Hatchlands Park 

Stuck for something to do outdoors with the family this autumn? Look no further. With a fantastic children’s adventure area and loads of space to run around in, Hatchlands is the perfect spot to enjoy some seasonal colour.

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What's on 

The courtyard at dusk lit by Christmas lights at Hatchlands Park, Surrey

Christmas 2018 

Join us for lots of festive family fun in the great outdoors this Christmas at Hatchlands Park. Meet Father Christmas, follow our children’s trail to find yourself lost in a book with the Boscawen family, or just drop in to our café for a mince pie and head out for a winter walk.

Upcoming events

Christmas children's trail

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-16:00
Pick up a trail sheet from reception and follow the Boscawen family through our woodland as they discover the story of Gulliver’s Travels.

Victorian Carousel

Sat 01 Dec 2018
11:00-15:00
The carousel with its galloping horses has entertained crowds at fairgrounds since the reign of Queen Victoria. This Christmas you can step back in time and enjoy a carousel ride in the Victorian courtyard at Hatchlands Park each weekend in December.

Visit Father Christmas at Hatchlands Park

Sat 01 Dec 2018
11:00-15:30
Meet Father Christmas in his cosy sitting room. Each child will meet Father Christmas and receive a wrapped present from him.

Cellar Tours

Sat 01 Dec 2018
12:00-12:30
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.

Christmas biscuit decorating

Thu 06 Dec 2018
11:00-13:00
Join us in the Coach House Cafe at Hatchlands Park to enjoy adding a little extra Christmas sparkle to our delicious shortbread biscuits.

Carols in the Courtyard - Glenesk School choir

Sun 09 Dec 2018
14:00-15:00
Listen to some fun and festive carol singing in the courtyard, where we will be joined by a choir from Glenesk School.
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History 

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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Wildlife

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Our work

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Groups

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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