Calendar

May
28
Sun
2017
Half Term Activities – Nature Week
May 28 – Jun 4 all-day

Exploring Nature’s Jewels

This half-term Borde Hill celebrates the wonders of nature and wildlife as children of all ages are invited to come and learn about the world around them and take part in our discovery Nature Trail, daily 11am-3pm.

There will also be additional activities on selected days:

Tues 30th May: face painting by Busydays, with a variety of ‘nature’ themes, 11am-3pm

Weds 31st May: learn all about Bees with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust charity stand. Times TBC

Thurs 1st June: traditional garden games with HaHaHopScotch, including sack and wheelbarrow races and hoops, 11.30am-1pm

Fri 2nd June: discover all about garden birds with the RSPB charity stand. Times TBC

Sat 3rd June: Owls About Town; get up close and personal with some of the most majestic creatures in the world, including the chance to don a glove to handle some of these wonderful creatures, 11am-3pm.

L-R: Busydays Face Painters, Garden Games with HaHaHopScotch, Owls About Town

Kids can also let off steam in the Adventure Playgound, complete with zip wire. Families can bring picnics, or enjoy refreshments at  Little Ritz Vintage Tea or Café Elvira.

Other ‘gems’ include rhododendrons, azaleas and many herbaceous plants which will be in bloom and the Sculpture Trail, including many nature and wildlife themes – from owls (Barn, Tawny, Charismatic and Erractic) to a Herring Gull, a Heron to a Flight of Avocets, Man’s Best Friend to A Herd of Deer…

All activities are FREE and included in standard admission, and free to Friends of Borde Hill.

Dogs on leads welcome.

 

Friends go Free

 

Jul
22
Sat
2017
Borde Hill Summer Fun
Jul 22 – Aug 31 all-day


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In the Wonderland of Borde Hill, follow the trail of Alice and the White Rabbit as they discover the secrets of the garden and are joined along the way by the grinning Cheshire Cat.

Activities will also include ‘Plant Hunters’ Picnics’ and entertainment on selected days. Details to follow…Friends go Free

 

Aug
6
Sun
2017
Music in the Garden – Sundays in August
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm

Pavlos and Sarah _4292sm cropBorde Hill’s popular Musical Sundays return every Sunday in August from 1-3pm.

Relax with a picnic whilst being serenaded by a different musical act each week.

Dogs on leads welcome.

Little Ritz Vintage Tea will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden.

No extra charge for these events. Friends go Free

 

Aug
13
Sun
2017
Music in the Garden – Sundays in August
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm

Pavlos and Sarah _4292sm cropBorde Hill’s popular Musical Sundays return every Sunday in August from 1-3pm.

Relax with a picnic whilst being serenaded by a different musical act each week.

Dogs on leads welcome.

Little Ritz Vintage Tea will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden.

No extra charge for these events. Friends go Free

 

Aug
20
Sun
2017
Music in the Garden – Sundays in August
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm

Pavlos and Sarah _4292sm cropBorde Hill’s popular Musical Sundays return every Sunday in August from 1-3pm.

Relax with a picnic whilst being serenaded by a different musical act each week.

Dogs on leads welcome.

Little Ritz Vintage Tea will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden.

No extra charge for these events. Friends go Free

 

Aug
27
Sun
2017
Music in the Garden – Sundays in August
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm

Pavlos and Sarah _4292sm cropBorde Hill’s popular Musical Sundays return every Sunday in August from 1-3pm.

Relax with a picnic whilst being serenaded by a different musical act each week.

Dogs on leads welcome.

Little Ritz Vintage Tea will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden.

No extra charge for these events. Friends go Free

 

Oct
21
Sat
2017
Borde Hill Halloween Activity Week
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm

Friends go Free

DSC_2548Including a spooky trail, crafts and activities. Round off the fun on the last day (31st Oct) by bringing along a carved pumpkin to be lit at 4.30pm, creating a glowing trail around the Garden.

Details to follow…