Learn a new skill at Polesden Lacey

This year at Polesden Lacey we're dedicating ourselves to the pursuit of wellness. Why not stretch out those grey cells, letting happiness blossom like a fabulous magnolia, by learning something new?

A clump of daffodils in shade

Coronavirus update

Polesden Lacey is currently closed, to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. This includes the house, gardens, toilets, cafes, shops and car parks. Please check back on our website for updates, or follow us on social media. You'll find us on Facebook and Twitter @PolesdenLaceyNT

A close up of a natural plant support structure in the herbaceous border at Polesden Lacey

Rustic plant support masterclass 

Make your own plant supports to take home. These rustic supports will ensure a brilliant display for the sunny months ahead. All materials will be provided. Beginners welcome. Weds 22 Apr, 11am - 1pm. £25pp.

A wooden slatted compost bin with compost sign

Composting masterclass 

Composting is an environmentally-friendly way of recycling kitchen and garden waste. Find out how we do it at Polesden Lacey and how to manage your own compost at home. Weds 15 Jul, 11am - 1pm. £25pp

A man takes a photograph on a woodland path

Hone your photography skills  

Discover how to get the best from your camera with one of our own photographers. Understand what all the camera controls do and how they relate to one another. This workshop covers portraiture, landscape, action, flash and low light photography.

Volunteers collect wildflower seeds at Polesden Lacey

Learn a new skill: volunteer at Polesden Lacey 

Our volunteers are a wealth of knowledge and expertise. They work to keep our gardens looking beautiful and make sure the estate is safe for visitors and wildlife. Volunteers help guide people in the mansion and restore rooms in the house, like Mrs Greville's boudoir (a project we're working on at the moment). If you're interested in learning about gardening, estate management or conservation, why not volunteer at Polesden Lacey?

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