A flock of spooky ducks has flown in and invaded the parkland – a rarely reported, yet terrifying phenomenon that occurs surprisingly regularly in the Surrey countryside. How many can you spot on our Halloween duck trail?
A new trail with six activities for family fun! Look up , Look Closer, Touch, I Spy, Discover and Play - complete all of them to discover more about trees and experience autumn with your senses. Pick up your trail at the Garden Centre.
Mushrooms can be as bright as flowers and striking to look at. Join expert Sara Shepley for a seasonal fungi foray and learn how to identify the many different types of fungi growing around the Arboretum.
As part of our October month of Autumn Harvest there will be cooking on the range in the historic kitchen using produce from the kitchen garden.
See the range lit and discover how the kitchen would have been used when the Beale family lived at...
An intimate guided tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period he turned his home into a work of art.
Pre-book from a small selection of afternoon tickets for the house online up until 24 hours in advance. All e-tickets purchased online should be exchanged at the visitor welcome centre for a house ticket.
Art comes across the Channel this year with diep~haven, festival of contemporary creation. Visit to see what artist, Gabriela Albergaria has created, inspired by the nature and surroundings of this historic garden.
Award winning graphic artist Frith Kerr invites designers llse Crawford, Lyn Harris, Gitta Gschwendnter, Nina Chakrabarti, Roksanda Ilincic and Kitty Travers to respond to the female artists collected by Ernö and Ursula Goldfinger.
Elizabeth Ilive loved to experiment in her science lab at Petworth. Help her before her latest spooky science experiment goes horribly wrong. Are you brave enough to help her find a solution on this frightening Halloween trail?
Discover the remarkable life and achievements of a pioneering woman who lived at Petworth around the 1800s. This interactive exhibition includes a reimagining of the laboratory she developed at Petworth.
If you are visiting in the morning please book on one of our Highlights Tour, the only way to see the property until 1:30pm. Our volunteer guides will share the stories behind William and Janey's red brick house.
Dress up the children in their favourite Hallowe'en costumes to run riot on Cliveden's spooky estate this half-term. Children will learn fact from fiction as they join Cliveden's elusive bat community for fun and frolic.
You can collect paper and a crayon from Visitor Reception and take a closer look at the trees with orange signs in The Vyne's grounds. See if you can spot the difference in bark patterns from one type of tree to the next.
All is not as it seems in this topsy-turvy challenge; collect your trail sheet from Visitor Reception and look out for the lines of a riddle scattered across the grounds. Hint: Don't underestimate the power of 'reflection'.
Young witches, ghosts and all manner of Halloween spooks can wander The Vyne’s grounds on this family trail. Collect your £2 activity sheet from Visitor Reception and hunt for pumpkins in the grounds. Normal admission applies.
This summer holidays we’re launching something brand new at Basildon Park. The Wild Play Trail takes in some of the best views of the parkland, while engaging the little ones with the nature that surrounds them.
Visit on a milling day and see our team of volunteer millers in action as they harness the power of the River Itchen to turn waterwheels, gears and millstones to produce Winchester City Mill's traditional wholemeal flour.
New exhibitions, Edy Craig: Women, Suffrage and the Theatre and The Shakespearean Lectures of Ellen Terry will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement.
Delve into the store for a peek of the delicate and lavish costumes once worn by Ellen Terry and her actor friends. With fascinating stories attached to each garment, costume tours are an opportunity to discover a rich theatrical history.
Michael Eden's work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art. For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy of Art in London, of which Sir Joshua Reynolds was the first president. Discover Waddesdon's impressive collection of paintings by Reynolds around the House.