I’m beginning Queen’s University in September, studying English and Social Anthropology, and my creativity will be brought into my role here in the Media Team through blog posts and photographs. I’ve been volunteering here for 3 years and my favourite part about Mount Stewart is mythology and the stories of Edith that are portrayed here.
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.
Tue 22 Oct 2019
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This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire's iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all twelve walks at our landscape sites.
Tue 22 Oct 2019
+ 69 other dates
From ancient Kings and Gods of the Sea to a magical Enchantress, Mount Stewart has many stories to tell this Halloween. Venture down and enjoy our tails and trails. Enjoy a fun day as you take the opportunity to discover more about the Myths and Legends that surround Mount Stewart with 6 days of trails, craft, fun and some surprises for all the family this Halloween.
Let off steam this half-term with a wide range of things to do and places to play.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a Hardwick Ranger? Join the team on a Ranger Experience Day to find out.
Situated in Poole Harbour in Dorset, Brownsea Island is accessible only via boat - with ferries leaving from Poole Quay and Sandbanks and our accessible pre-bookable Seahorse boat departing from a nearby yacht club.
Michael Pinsky's Pollution Pods are on Brownsea Island this October half-term as part of a collaboration between Activate (producers of Inside Out Dorset arts festival) and Cape Farewell.
Make the most of the last few weeks of Brownsea while we're still open daily, with red squirrel activities, Halloween adventures and a visit to an inspiring artist's installation.
What is Woodfest?
So what's this all about? Take a quick look at our video from Woodfest 2019.
Make the most of quieter rainy days on Brownsea Island throughout the year, when you've got a really good chance of seeing a red squirrel in the wild.
Autumn brings with it shorter days and cooler temperatures, making it the perfect time to wrap up and explore Chedworth Roman Villa.
‘Do it Different’
Artists of a range of abilities are co-creating a curriculum for this alternative art school. Artist educator, Morgan Tipping, explains the story behind this project. (With thanks to Tommy Chavannes for video production.)
Keep up to date with the latest news and updates about this art project. ‘Do it Different’
We asked our rangers to share their favourite places to walk, and found out what's great about walking there in winter. This is what they had to say...
Pull on your boots, wrap up and head out this winter on a walk. With three magnificent deer parks, large estates to explore and rugged coastline you'll be spoilt for choice.
Join us in early September for WoodFest 2020. Experience Hatfield Forest as it comes alive with music, crafts and much, much more...