Calendar

Mar
24
Fri
2017
Friends of Borde Hill Open Day
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

See the Garden before it officially opens to the public on 1st April.

Existing and prospective Friends of Borde Hill can take advantage of exclusive access to the Garden during our private open day (non-members are welcome if joining on the day).

Buy or upgrade your existing membership to become a Gold Friend of Borde Hill, receiving a copy of our new souvenir guide book which will be launched on the same day.

Friends go Free

Mar
26
Sun
2017
Mother’s Day at Borde Hill
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Daffs 2011Borde Hill Garden is opening especially for Mother’s Day, 10am-6pm.

Treat mum to an early springtime walk before the Garden opens to the public on 1st April. Complete the day with lunch at Jeremy’s Restaurant or Café Elvira (lunch bookings required).

Make it even more special by booking a tour of Borde Hill’s camellia collection, taking place at 11am or 3pm.

Camellia tour tickets can be booked in advance at £10 per person, including Garden entry, or £5 for Friends. Click here for details. 

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No need to book advance tickets for normal Garden entry. Usual admission charges apply.

 

Apr
8
Sat
2017
Borde Hill Eggciting Easter Activities
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm

From 8th – 23rd April Borde Hill Garden is offering a FREE programme of ‘Eggciting’ Easter events, games, performances and tasks for children from 3-11 years old, included in the price of an entrance ticket and free to Friends.  In addition to a daily trail around the Garden (where clues need to be solved before meeting the Easter Bunny to receive a chocolate egg) there are a variety of additional activities on offer on selected days.Friends go Free

Tickets are unlimited and can be purchased on the day, or in advance by clicking here.

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L-R: Easter Balloon Modelling with Potty, Busydays Face Painting, Tomfoolery, Poppy’s Parties

 

Diary of activities*: All activities in the marquee 11am-3pm.

Saturday 8th: Potty the Pirate

Join Potty the Pirate for an interactive show, featuring magic, comedy, puppetry, balloon modelling and professional silliness! Fun and laughter guaranteed. 30 minute shows at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, with balloon modelling in between.

Sunday 9th: Easter Face Painting by Busydays

Let the fantastic Busydays face painters transform your children this Easter holiday with a wide range of colours and designs, from favourites such as flowers, butterflies and princesses, to animal masks, heroes and dragons.

Tuesday 11th: Poppy’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Join Poppy for an interactive theatre-experience featuring Alice and the Mad Hatter, for games, songs, stories and more… Timed shows in the marquee.

Thursday 13th: Easter Balloon Modelling with PottyBorde Hill Easter Bunny April 11-6905 cr (1)

Watch in amazement as Potty brings his balloons to life in front of your very eyes, modelling animals, hats and all your kids’ favourite characters. Let your children take home their very own Easter Bunny!

Good Friday 14th: Tomfoolery

Laughter is guaranteed with Tomfoolery’s party games, dancing, music, magic and more… Tomfoolery (dressed in his brand new Easter Bonnet) will engage with everyone to make it a show to remember! Timed shows in the marquee.

Easter Sunday 16th: Poppy’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Poppy returns for her second interactive theatre-experience featuring Alice and the Mad Hatter, including games, songs, stories and more… Timed shows in the marquee.

Easter Monday 17th: Easter Arts & Crafts with Poppy

Let your children’s creativity run wild with a range of Easter-themed arts and crafts.

Wednesday 19th: Tom’s Talking Reptiles

Meet Tom and his amazing insects and reptiles, for children to marvel and hold, including two Royal Pythons celebrating their birthdays after hatching a couple of years ago at Easter! Children must be accompanied by an adult.             

Friday 21st: Tomfoolery

Laughter is guaranteed when Tomfoolery returns for his second day of party games, dancing, music, magic and more…  Tomfoolery (dressed in his brand new Easter Bonnet) will engage with everyone to make it a show to remember! Timed shows in the marquee.

Daily: complete the Easter trail and meet our Bunny for a chocolate treat.

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L-R: Potty the Pirate, the Easter Bunny, Tom’s Talking Reptiles, Easter Arts & Crafts

Don’t forget to visit Little Ritz Vintage Tea for refreshments, located within the grounds of the Garden, as well as the Adventure Playground, complete with zip wire. Spring is also a magical time to explore the Garden and Woodland, with an abundance of flowering magnolias, camellias, hellebores and rhododendrons. Picnics and dogs on leads welcome.

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*Information correct at time of publication. May be subject to change.

May
28
Sun
2017
Half-Term Fun
May 28 – Jun 4 all-day

Nature Trail-3504Come and explore nature’s jewels from plants to wildlife. Details to follow…Friends go Free

 

 

 

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


BordeHill_12_JH reducedKeep the family occupied throughout the summer holiday. Activities will include ‘Navigating the Jungle’ and ‘Plant Hunters’ Picnics’. 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…