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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.

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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

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Jun
18
Mon
2018
Rose Celebration Weeks
Jun 18 – Jun 29 all-day
Rose Celebration Weeks

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Join us to celebrate the beauty of the Jay Robin’s Rose Garden

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Admire the beauty of the Rose Garden at its peak; a real feast for the senses with 750 David Austin rose plants and 100 varieties filling the air with a glorious fragrance.

The Rose Garden contains the most valued and popular roses developed by David Austin, including Gertrude Jekyll, Winchester Cathedral and Graham Thomas. It also contains the most popular roses sold in the last 12 months in the UK including Olivia Rose Austin, Lady Emma Hamilton and Darcy Bussell.

Head Gardener, Andy Stevens, says “The Jay Robin Rose Garden is undoubtedly the main highlight of the summer displays, with the sight and fragrance of over 750 David Austin roses being something to behold.”

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Tours of the Rose Garden
The celebrations include short tours of the Rose Garden and surrounding borders at 12noon on 20th and 27th June (FREE of charge, with Garden admission).

Exclusive weekday tours of the Elizabethan Mansion House (usually only open for Groups)
Individuals can see the impressive Elizabethan Mansion House especially decorated with roses. Visitors will be able to see family memorabilia from Colonel Stephenson Clarke’s travels, as well as period features, fine furnishings and family portraits. Pre-booking required >Read more

Rose Plants & Specialist Gifts
Browse our plant nursery for David Austin roses, or take home a rose-themed souvenir from our gift shop; the perfect reminder of your visit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”5757″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jul
25
Wed
2018
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

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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.

Sep
16
Sun
2018
Specialist Plant Fair
Sep 16 all-day

A wide range of locally grown, garden worthy and unusual plants that will inspire keen gardeners.

 

Oct
1
Mon
2018
National Gardens Scheme Open Day
Oct 1 all-day

Join us when we open especially for the National Gardens Scheme charity… a perfect opportunity to enjoy our early autumn colour whilst supporting the work on the NGS..

Normal admission charges apply, with all net proceeds going to the NGS.