Wakehurst October half-term

Wakehurst October half-term


Selsfield Road
RH17 6TN

Date(s) - 20-October-2018 to 28-October-2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Cooking, carving and hairy toes are on the menu at Wakehurst this half term!

24, 25, 26 October 2018
Time: 11am to 2pm Recommended age: 5+
Make a delicious squash soup and twister bread over an open fire, carve a tea light holder and then settle down for some story-telling – first one up is all about hairy toes!
Cost: £15 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Price includes free adult garden entry.

Half-term trail
20 – 28 October 2018
Set off on an exciting autumnal self-led trail, focusing on plants that are good for our health.
What can you spot? Our trail markers will tell you which plants are good for various ailments.
Did you know that Ephedra is good for asthma and hay fever? – this is just one of the many interesting facts you will pick up on the way.
Cost: £2 per child

With more than 500 acres of gardens, woodland and nature reserve to explore children will have everything they need for a great day out.
Little ones will love making the most of the Mud Kitchen and Potting Shed in the Children’s Heritage Garden before it closes for the winter at the end of October.Tree Trunk Trek, located in Coates Wood is an exciting, adventurous log trail on which children can climb and crawl. There are lots of natural play spaces throughout Wakehurst where children can use their imagination and a Hidden World of Tree Seed Trail in Pearcelands Wood. Children of all ages will love walking through Woodlands of the World where they can spot gum trees, hickory trees and Wollemi pine, dubbed a ‘living fossil’ as it dates back to the time of the dinosaurs.

NEW – Wakehurst Explorer Rucksacks
Pull-on one of our new explorer rucksacks and prepare for an intrepid journey through Wakehurst!
Jam-packed with creative goodies, each rucksack will ensure children get the most from their time in the gardens. A little adult help is needed with some of the activities – making them a great way to share the joy of discovery.
Cost: £4 per hire charge.