Join the Head Gardener at Packwood for a relaxed evening in the café with a two course meal and a lecture on how the beautiful gardens at Packwood have evolved into what you can see today. Glass of wine and tea and coffee included.
Get ready for a cracking Bonfire Night and learn how to make Parkin, pastries and more. Find out some of the history behind this fascinating event. After you have made some delicious goodies you can also enjoy lunch.
Come to buy and have signed, your copy of 'To Catch a King', by Charles Spencer. The true story of one of the greatest escapes in British history. Newly released on 5 October the book is available to buy in our shop.
Enjoy the traditions of autumn, with apples a-plenty and hands-on crafts. Bring your apples and have a go at making your own juice to take home with our traditional apple press. Then enjoy seasonal treats in the tea-room.
We've got a huge variety of trees living in harmony here at Sudbury. Follow our outdoor tree trail and find out more about what makes them so special - catch a falling leaf to tick off one of your '50 things' challenges
For those who love bonfire night, but aren't a fan of the bangs, we'll have two fire pits (one especially for toasting marshmallows) and a storytelling tent. You'll be able to buy snacks and refreshments from our BBQ, shop and tea room.
An exciting opportunity to join our countryside manager for a walk inside the deer enclosure, then enjoy a coffee and a cookie afterwards. This event is now sold out, we apologise for any inconvenience.
Clover the chief witch of Croome's coven has a terrible memory. She can't take part in the annual celebration until she has the magic number - can you help her. Follow clues round the park to find your prize.
Help the woodland witch to decorate her house and create your own bat to take home. Then we will go in search of some ghostly characters who will tell us spooky stories. Children are encouraged to come in fancy dress, the best will win a prize...
We will start in one of our species-rich meadows, home to our flock of Hebridean sheep, where the rangers will tell us about this rare habitat and how we look after it. Then we will wander through the woods, taking in views and vistas and finding...
Follow the trail and tick off some of the top 'fifty things to do' at Stoneywell. On Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th, Friday 20th, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd you can also join in with some campfire cooking between 12pm and 2pm.
Learn from crafter Vicky Del Greco, in this day long course, the art of needle felting. This craft is a great one to do whilst snuggled around the fire, with your shoes kicked off, so that is exactly the atmosphere we will be creating for you.
Learn from crafter Vicky Del Greco, in this day long course, how to make an applique stocking. Choose from supplied templates or create your own design from scratch using either sewn or stick on techniques.
Learn from crafter Vicky Del Greco, in this day long course, how to make a variety of stocking filler gifts, using a variety of crafting methods. This course is a great follow up to the making your appliqued stocking course or as a standalone course
300 years since the death of Edward Dryden, we are paying attention to some of the important items he owned. As you explore the house look out for the highlighted items and find out more about this extraordinary man.
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and choose from a 2hr or 3hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Pick up one of our self-led walks from our visitor welcome centre to enjoy a ramble around the gardens and park, and discover more about the Lost Worlds of Stowe. You may also experience Stowe's awesome autumnal colours.