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Connect with Nature | Guided walking tours with the Garden Team

Join our knowledgeable team of Gardeners on a walking tour of the gardens to hear about the variety of projects our gardeners under take. Each talk will focus on a different area of the estate, and be guided by the gardener who leads on its care.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join our garden team celebrating the 'Festival of Blossom' on a walking tour of the different gardens across the estate. Each talk will focus on a different area of the estate, and be guided by the gardener who leads on its care.

How to join a walking tour?

Where to meet: Please meet at the Stables in the Midden Yard.

How long do the walks last? Walks last around 60 minutes.

Booking: Not needed, although groups are limited to 20 people on a first come, first served basis.

What to bring: We recommend wearing sturdy footwear, such as walking boots or comfortable wellies, and suitable clothing for the weather.

Accessibility: These walk's have step free access, and are based along gravel paths. There is a buggy service from Visitor Reception to the Stables.

Dogs: Well-behaved dogs are welcome on a lead.

Spaces on are limited, available on a first come first served basis.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics


This tour is more suitable for Adults, but families are welcome.

What to bring and wear

This tour is a walking tour, and will take place outside. Please dress with appropriate footwear and for the weather.

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