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May
26
Sat
2018
Nature: No App For That
May 26 – Jun 3 all-day
Nature: No App For That @ Borde Hill Garden

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This Half-Term put down your electronic device and spend time outside, playing, creating and exploring at Borde Hill Garden.

Younger visitors can enjoy a Nature Trail (FREE with Garden admission) to find out about the birds and bugs that make the Garden their home, as well as the colours, shapes and smells of the natural world.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]There will also be other activities on selected days between 11am-3pm, including crafts to make and take home.  Why not make a beautiful birdbox or decorate a plant pot and fill with soil and sunflower seeds to take home and watch them grow.

Tuesday 29 May: Nature-themed face painting and balloon modelling with Busydays

Tuesday 29 May: Sharp Shots Photo Club, holding photo workshops for ages 7-11 in the morning and 12-15 years in the afternoon.  Please book in advance at www.sharpshotsphotoclub.co.uk/borde-hill-garden.

Wednesday 30 May: Storytelling for Families – Once Upon A Season >Read more

Thursday 31 May: RepTylers, offering a hands-on experience with snakes, lizards and spiders.  The RepTylers team bring their pets, which are friendly and used to being handled on a daily basis, and give talks about each reptiles habitat and where they come from in the wild.

Don’t forget to pick up a Nature Explorer bag including activity sheets and small nature gift (£2 charge for activity bag).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”9510″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Trail FREE.  £2 charge for activity bag, small additional charge for face painting, and photo workshop only bookable in advance.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The new Woodland Trail invites families to discover Warren Wood and the stunning display of bluebells that bloom at this time of year.  The azaleas are also a delight for the senses with their kaleidoscope of colours.

For those a little more adventurous, why not try orienteering in the parkland.  Pick up a map at reception and see if you can find all the control points in the park.

Come along to Borde Hill to run around, let off steam, and get closer to nature.  There’s no app for that!

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May
29
Tue
2018
Sharp Shots Photo Workshop for 7-11 Year Olds – Capturing Colour
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Age: 7-11 year olds Fee: £39 
Camera rental: available for an additional £5

Learn how capture the colour of Borde Hill’s blossoms and garden through understanding camera mechanics and composition. Students will learn which camera settings to use when and how to take sharp, super colourful photographs.

Your child is welcome to bring their own drinks and snacks. Booking essential.

Book Now
Sharp Shots Photo Workshop for 12-15 Year Olds – Capturing Colour
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Age: 12-15 year olds
Fee: £55 
DSLR Camera rental: Available for an additional £10

Learn how capture the colour of Borde Hill’s blossoms and gardens through understanding camera mechanics and composition. Students will learn which camera settings to use when and how to take sharp, super colourful photographs.

Your teen is welcome to bring their own drinks and snacks.

Booking essential

Book Now
Jun
3
Sun
2018
Focus 10k Run for Chailey Heritage Foundation
Jun 3 all-day

Take part in a 10K, 5K or Kids Mini-Mile run in the scenic parkland at Borde Hill.

Every pound raised will go to Chailey Heritage Foundation, a pionering local charity helping with education, care and transition services for children and young people with complex physical disabilities and health needs.

This new running event is an off road course that will be chip timed.

Timings for the race are 10am for the Mini Mile and 10:30am for both the 5K and 10K. With refreshments including hot food, face painting and a bouncy castle, it’s set to be a great day out for the whole family.

So what’s included?

The day will comprise of a Kids Mini-Mile, a 5K, and a 10K run.
Chip timing.
Winners’ trophies.
Top fundraiser prize.
Medal and goody bag for all finishers.
Hot food options and refreshments.
Face painting and a bouncy castle for the children.
Free parking.

Register Now

 

For a limited time only Early Bird Tickets are available: Kids Mini-Mile: £5, 5K: £10, 10K: £15 (Booking fees apply).

Jul
25
Wed
2018
Sharp Shots Photo Workshop for 7-11 Year Olds – Nature Photography
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Age: 7-11 year olds
Fee: £39 
Camera rental: available for an additional £5

Get ready to capture the beautiful natural surroundings of Borde Hill through your camera lens. We’ll be looking for bugs and small wildlife to record through our lenses and learning how shutter speed and focus makes the photos really sharp. We will also be photographing all the trees and plants learning how to compose interesting, well thought out images through our camera lenses.

Your child is welcome to bring their own drinks and snacks.

Booking essential

Book Now
Sharp Shots Photo Workshop for 12-15 Year Olds – Nature Photography
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Age: 12-15 year olds
Fee: £55 
DSLR Camera rental: Available for an additional £10

Get ready to capture the beautiful natural surroundings of Borde Hill through your camera lens. We’ll be looking for bugs and small wildlife to record through our lenses and learning how shutter speed and focus makes the photos really sharp. We will also be photographing all the trees and plants learning how to compose interesting, well thought out images through our camera lenses.

Your teen is welcome to bring their own drinks and snacks.

Booking essential

Book Now
Aug
1
Wed
2018
The Garden of Imagination
Aug 1 – Aug 30 all-day

This summer the beautiful Garden, lakes and woodland will inspire you to imagine fantasy creatures and other worldly beings.  Let your creativity run free and see where your imagination takes you!  £2 per activity.

Sep
2
Sun
2018
Harley Davidson Bikes & Brews
Sep 2 all-day
Harley Davidson Bikes & Brews

Enjoy the spectacle of Harley Davidson bikes visiting Borde Hill, with music and locally produced ales.

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Halloween Hocus Pocus
Oct 20 – Oct 31 all-day
Halloween Hocus Pocus

Dare you wander the Garden to find all the clues on our spooky trail.

Additional charges apply.

Oct
28
Sun
2018
Pumpkin Glow
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pumpkin Glow

Come along and carve your own pumpkin design, or bring along one you have made at home, to add to our lit pumpkin line.

Prizes for the most creative pumpkins.  Additional charges for pumpkin carving.