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

Pony Magic

Sun 22 Jul 2018
12:00-15:00
Pony rides for children. A truly magical experience with beautiful, safe ponies and experienced handlers. Suitable for 2-11 year olds.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Thu 26 Jul 2018
18:00-20:30
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.

Cellar Tours

Tue 31 Jul 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.

Bat Walk

Thu 02 Aug 2018
20:00-22:00
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.

Music in the garden

Fri 03 Aug 2018
14:00-16:00
Settle down on your picnic blanket for the afternoon and enjoy the summery surroundings accompanied by tunes from talented musicians. Taking place in the garden every Friday in August.

The Tempest

Sun 05 Aug 2018
19:00-21:15
The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the UK's premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare's spellbinding masterpiece, The Tempest, at Hatchlands Park.
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Eating and shopping

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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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Our work

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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