Family events at RHS Gardens (14 to 20 August)

August 14, 2010toAugust 20, 2010

This RHS-Family-fun-day-2summer holidays, why not enjoy a great day out exploring the countryside.  There is so much to see.

Why not visit your local RHS Garden, and remember, kids go free throughout August.

Events this week include:

Daily to 30 August – Sunflower Maze, Garden Games and Wild at Wisley Play Area
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • Weave your way through our giant Sunflower Maze, challenge the family to garden games and balance, hide and swing your way through our Wild at Wisley play area.

Daily to 29 August  – The Mystery Garden Quest
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, North Yorkshire

  • Take on the quest around the garden, you’ll be surprised by what you find!
  • 10am – 4pm

Daily to 22 August – Survival Skills
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • Join forces as a family and develop your outdoor skills with den building,
  • knot tying and tracking.
  • Try miniature raft building on 10 and 11 Aug
  • Try camouflage on 12 and 17 Aug

13 – 15 August – Hyde Hall’s Celebration of Plants
RHS Garden Hyde Hall,
CHELMSFORD

  • Enjoy a visit to the garden and be tempted by the wonderful selection of plants and shrubs for sale offered by some of the region’s best nurseries.
  • Cost: Kids go FREE, normal garden admission applies for adults.
  • Early bird free admission until 11am on Saturday 14th.  Booking not required.
  • Fri & Sat – 10am to 5.30pm
  • Sun 10am to 4.30pm

14 August – Farmers’ Market
RHS Garden Hyde Hall,
CHELMSFORD

  • A dedicated food market bringing you specially selected producers offering fresh, flavoursome food and drink.
  • Cost: Early bird free admission until 11am and then normal garden admission applies. Booking not required.
  • Between 10am & 1pm

14 – 15 August- Falconry
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • Come and experience the thrill of flying birds of prey.  You’ll be amazed by their speed and agility.
  • Displays at 11 am and 3 pm

14 & 15 August – Bush Crafts
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
North Yorkshire

  • Every weekend develop your outdoor skills with den building and bush crafts in the woodland zone
  • 10am – 4pm

15 August  – Garden Yoga Adventure and the Yoga Bugs
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
North Yorkshire

  • If you would like something a little more serene why not try your hand at Yoga in the garden. For the little garden adventurers and mini explores have a go at the storytelling yoga session with the Yoga Bugs Session lasts approx 20 mins.
  • Wet weather option organised in case of rain.
  • Yoga mats will be provided.
  • 11.15am, 11.50am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm, 1.50pm & 2.30pm

17 August – Summer Family Fun Days
RHS Garden Rosemoor
Devon

  • Come along to Rosemoor for a fun filled family day out! As well as being able to stroll around the enchanting garden, there will be a variety of attractions for all the family to enjoy, with art and craft workshops, face painting, storytelling and much more.
  • 10am – 4pm
  • Normal Garden Entry

18 & 19 August – Sow & Grow
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • 18, 19 Aug    Discover more about seed dispersal and design your own seed parachute.
  • Also on 21, 22 Aug    Sow and grow some spicy seeds.

18 & 19 August – Family Fun Pirate Day
RHS Garden Hyde Hall,
CHELMSFORD

  • Captain Barnacle the swashbuckling pirate hero sails into Hyde Hall for a one-man pirate pantomime show featuring comedy, music, puppets and mayhem.
  • Cost: Kids go FREE, normal garden admission applies for adults.  Booking not required.
  • Between 11am & 3pm

Check out more at www.rhs.org.uk