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Half-term trail: 'The Scotney Story Book' (25 May-2 June)

Discover what 10 pairs of underpants, Grandma's false teeth, burnt broccoli, a rubber chicken, a beloved acorn and the complete works of Charles Dickens have in common this half-term at Scotney Castle ...

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Come and create your very own story book in Scotney's summer half-term trail. Pick up a booklet from Visitor Entrance and use the spinners around the garden to create your very own classic story-time adventure. Once you've finished your story, head to the shop to collect your crayons to colour in the pictures and add your own.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All per trail£3.00
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The basics

Suitability

Family-friendly trail most suitable for 4-10 year olds

Meeting point

Purchase your trail at the Visitor Entrance.

Accessibility

The garden is on a steep slope with hard-surface paths suitable for buggies, prams and mobility scooters. Accessible WCs and children's changing facilities are in the courtyard. There are no facilities in the garden. Accessible parking bays in main car park.

Other

All visitors should book their car parking in advance to guarantee entry.

Contact info

Scotney Castle Events

Upcoming events

Event

Guided Walking Tour: Explore the Scotney Estate 

Join one of our estate guides on a tour around Scotney's woods and parklands to see seasonal flora and fauna and learn about the history of Scotney. This tour is included in your entry to Scotney.

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on
24 May to 31 Oct 2024
at
11:30 to 13:00
+ 160 other dates or times
Event

Morris Dancing 

Bells, hankies and sticks at the ready! Catch traditional Morris dancers at Scotney Castle this May bank holiday.

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on
27 May 2024
at
12:30 to 13:30
Event

Guided Garden Tours: Herbaceous Borders (21 May-13 June) 

The mainstay of many an English garden, there is something magical about a herbaceous border. Hear how we plan, plant and care for our borders here at Scotney.

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on
28 May to 13 Jun 2024
at
11:00 to 11:45
+ 11 other dates or times
Event

Discovering Scotney: Guided Garden Tours 

Scotney has one of the best examples of a garden designed along Picturesque principles in the United Kingdom. Join our guided garden tours (free with your entry ticket) to discover what this means.

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on
28 May to 31 Oct 2024
at
11:00 to 11:45
+ 91 other dates or times