Tudor gardener William Wode returns to Trerice to offer his sage and often hilarious words of wisdom on precisely how a garden should be cared for, with advice from the first gardener’s manual published in English.
Tick off one of your #50things and make and decorate a kite to send soaring in the sky above the Parade Ground at Trerice.
This is a great activity to get stuck into on Father's day and you can take the kites home to fly, make sure you're...
Join knowledgeable volunteers who will lead you around parts of Trelissick house typically closed to the public. You will explore the stables, house and cellar, learning about the house’s varied history.
Come and cheer contestants on as they whizz down the Dilly Cart tracks in front of our iconic gatehouse. If you'd like to take part with your home-made cart, booking is essential, as spaces are limited.
You can spend 20 minutes to 2 hours to either learn and sample cross stitching sampler or stitch a complete letter from the Old Post Office sampler. Children welcome as there is larger holed fabric (6 count Aida) and plastic needles for them to try.
Come and learn about colour and create vibrant work with artist Julia Rowlands over a two day workshop in March, May or June.
Enjoy a relaxing tour of the tranquil green landscapes and welcoming atmosphere of Glendurgan and the Helford River.
Pick up a trusty trail stick and make fallen flower kebabs with the brightly-coloured flowers and leaves you find on the ground as you venture round the garden. Then join with others in 'planting' your kebab to form an art installation.
Pick up a free trail from reception or the Mill and meet the Very Important Pollinators who keep Cotehele going. You'll find out why they are Very Important and what you can do to ensure their survival.
The spring exhibition features regular and new artists, including Dominique Coiffait, who created the stunning Commemoration Garland displayed in the Great Hall last winter, and contemporary figurative sculpture by Brendon Murless.
This walk and talk with a gardener will take you from sweeping views designed by the celebrated landscape gardener, Humphry Repton, to formal gardens thoughtfully conceived by the still live-in family, the Carew Poles.
Fancy trying something new? If you'd like to get involved with the work we do at Buckland Abbey, whether it's room guiding or helping on events, we'd love to meet you and have a chat. Why not come along and find out more?