Events and activities at Knightshayes

A family and dog explore the outdoors in autumn

Find out what's happening this autumn here at Knightshayes.

Autumn Explorer postcards

6 September - 30 November, normal admission applies

We're looking forward to autumn at Knightshayes! We're inviting you to see the changing of the seasons from a whole new perspective with our autumn explorer postcards, available from reception starting Monday 6 September.

Autumn Half Term

23 - 31 October, normal admission applies

We've plenty for you to discover during the half term week. We've the return of the autumn explorer quest trail to Knightshayes, inviting you to get to know one of our trees. We've also hidden a number of pumpkins in the house. Can you spot them all? We are also being joined by a cast of spooky characters on both half term weekends for Halloween fun and games around the grounds. Are you brave enough to join them? 

Programme and timings availble on the day

Knightshayes illuminated on a frosty winter evening
A shot of Knightshayes' exterior, with Christmas lights at dusk
Knightshayes illuminated on a frosty winter evening

The Electric William Burges Odyssey

Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 11 - 27 November, tickets £12 per person

Join us for an exploration of Knightshayes as you have never seen it before! Part theatre, part illuminated trail and featuringprojections and lights, puppets and toffee apples, we are inviting you to jump into the madcap brain of Knightshayes' chief designer William Burges for a 60 minute all weather show. Booking essential, ticket information to follow shortly.

Winter Trail

1 December - 3 January, normal admission applies

We have an all new winter trail for 2021! Join us from 1 December to get out and about around the gardens and discover the magic of winter at Knightshayes!

Father Christmas visits Knightshayes

Weekends from 4 - 19 December, then daily 20 - 23 December. Normal admission applies plus £6 per child

We have been lucky enough to have recieved a letter from Father Christmas, announcing his plans to visit the gardens at Knightshayes in December! We'll be announcing further information shortly but booking will be essential.