School holidays at Ightham Mote

A girl crouching on the ground playing hide and seek

There's plenty of fun in store during the Kent school holidays at Ightham Mote. As well as our natural play area, house quizzes and trails, look out for our special 'Themed Thursdays' and other special events.

February half-term: Sat 10 - Sun 18 Feb 2018

 Follow willo-the-wisp around the garden to discover the story of the Elf Mound. £1

Easter Holidays: Sat 30 Mar - Sun 15 April 2018

Spring is in the air and we've got an egg themed trail for you to follow, and earn your prize (£2.50). Our Cadbury Easter Egg hunt runs from Sat 30 Mar - Mon 2 Apr. Don't forget our Themed Thursdays with a Birds nest craft on 5 April and owl craft on 12 April.

Spring half-term: Sat 26 May - Sun 3 June 2018

This half-term, follow our Billy Goat Gruff trail around the garden to earn your prize (£2.50). On Thursday 31 May pop into the Squire's Room for our goat craft (50p). 

Summer holidays: Sat 26 July - Sun 2 September 2018

In addition to the house trails, garden explorer map and our natural play area, we have a trail running thoughout the garden. 

  • Thurs 26 July: Games from the past 

  • Thurs 2 August: Going Wild

  • Thurs 9 August: Garden

  • Thurs 16 August: Tudor family fun

  • Thurs 23 August: Teddy Bears Picnic

  • Thurs 30 August: Art atttack

For more details, check out our events page.


October half-term: Sat 20 - Sun 28 October 2018

We're going batty this half-term with a bat trail around the garden £2.50. On Thursday 25 October join us in the Squire's Room for a bat craft (£tbc).