Apr
2
Fri
2021
Bertram Bunny’s Easter Pirate Adventure
Apr 2 – Apr 17 all-day
Bertram Bunny’s Easter Pirate Adventure

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Hop along to Borde Hill Garden for Bertram Bunny’s Easter Adventure

This Easter holiday spend time together as a family for pirate themed fun and nature-filled discoveries at Borde Hill Garden.

Spot the signs of spring whilst exploring the Garden on the Easter trail.  This year, join Bertram Bunny on a fantasy ‘Easter Island’ story, seeking out the treasure hidden by Jumping Jack Bunny returned from the high seas.  Find all the treasures in the pictures and solve some puzzles along the way to receive a treat.

Children can also let off steam in the Adventure Playground, where they can swing, climb, balance and slide their way through a series of equipment, including a thrilling zip wire for the most adventurous. It’s all the inspiration you need for a cracking day out!

Fuel up for your adventures with a delicious Easter-themed treat from the Gardeners’ Retreat Café, or let off steam in the Adventure Playground.

Spring is also a magical time to explore the Garden and Woodland, with an abundance of flowering magnolias some grown to champion trees measuring 60 feet height, camellias, hellebores, daffodils and rhododendrons. Picnics and dogs on leads welcome.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Tickets 
£3.00 per trail, plus admission to include a prize (FREE to Members). Advance booking required

Garden admission: must be pre-booked for all adults and children in your party, apart from children under 3 who are free.

Easter Trails: need to be pre-booked for all children wanting to complete the trail, including under 3’s, as there is a prize. Adults do not need to book a trail, unless you want to receive a prize.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Booking now” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fbuy.myonlinebooking.co.uk%2Fbordehill%2Fsessions.aspx%3Ftid%3D91″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”13332″ img_size=”300″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”13336″ img_size=”300″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”13335″ img_size=”300″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

May
29
Sat
2021
Half Term – Eco Explorers Family Trail
May 29 – Jun 6 all-day

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]This Half Term put down your electronic devices and spend time outside on an Eco Explorers Woodland Trail, designed to connect children to nature whilst encouraging sustainable living – reduce, reuse, recycle![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”10883″ img_size=”300″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jun
5
Sat
2021
‘Wilderness Camp’ – Family Bushcraft Experience
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

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Switch off from technology and make the most of being outdoors this spring by joining ‘Wilderness Camp’, a bushcraft experience for the whole family held in the beautiful woodland at Borde Hill.

Try your hand at den building, lighting fires, cooking marshmallows on a stick and outdoor games.

This 5 hour workshop, aimed at both parents and children aims to provide an introduction to traditional bushcraft skills and guarantees fun throughout!

Bushcraft encompasses a range of skills based on primitive ways of living. It can help us harness the benefits of nature whilst reconnecting us to the natural world.

More details

Tickets (including Friends):
Child – £15.00 (5-16 years)
Adult – £40.00
Family of 4 people – £100

Tickets include entry to the Garden

Suitable for children aged 5+ (under 5’s free).
All children to be accompanied by a paying adult.

Advance booking required. Tickets are non-refundable.

Duration: Wilderness Camp will run from 10am-3pm, but participants need to arrive at 9.30am
What to wear: dress for the weather and wear old clothes and suitable footwear. Bring a ground blanket and a waterproof jacket if it’s raining.
Food: hot drinks and marshmallows will be provided, but please bring a picnic including something to cook over the campfire (sausages or corn cob). Please bring cold drinks to stay hydrated.

Please follow the government guidelines for hygiene and bring personal hand sanitisers. This event follows the government venue group gatherings Covid-19 Secure guidelines.

‘Wilderness Camp’ is run by Wooducation. Wooducation’s mission is to connect people with nature, the outdoors and promote wellbeing. Bushcraft, parties, team building and educational days.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Book now” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fbuy.myonlinebooking.co.uk%2Fbordehill%2Fsessions.aspx%3Ftid%3D107|target:_blank”]

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Jun
13
Sun
2021
Big Dog Walk in the Parkland
Jun 13 all-day

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Get ready for the best walk EVER as the Big Dog Walk returns spring 2021!

Explore the beautiful grounds of Borde Hill on Sunday 13 June and enjoy a feel-good festival environment with plenty of activities to treat your dog to a great day out.

On the day of your walk, you have the choice of a 2k, 5k or 10k route, in our Covid safe environment. All routes guarantee you’ll meet lots of fur-pals and like-minded dog lovers.

However, it’s so much more than a dog walk. You can explore the event village, grab a coffee and snack whilst your dog enjoys taking part in the Fun Dog Show, soars over hay bales in the Hay Bale Racing, or weaves, jumps and races around the Dogstacle Course!

Event village opens at 9:30am, choose between a 10:30 or 11:30 walk. You can arrive up to an hour before your walk starts.

For more information visit: https://www.bigdogwalk.co.uk/
For enquiries email: info@bigdogwalk.co.uk[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Tickets
Adult: £10.50 (plus booking fee)
Child (5-16): Free

Disabled visitors are entitled to bring a carer free of charge to the event[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Get your tickets” color=”blue” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bigdogwalk.co.uk%2Flocations%2Fborde-hill|target:_blank”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”12804″ img_size=”large”][vc_single_image image=”12806″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jun
19
Sat
2021
The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm

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The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show

Members of the Sussex Guild are delighted to be exhibiting for the first time at Borde Hill Garden. This summer, the Contemporary Craft Show will be spread across two weekends, with approximately 23 different stall holders each weekend .

Browse a spectacular variety of well-designed, inspirational and beautifully made arts and crafts on the Azalea Ring. Meet the designer makers and see examples of their work, including ceramics, furniture, glass, jewellery, metalwork, print making, textile art, woodwork and more.

Most of the work can be purchased, or specially commissioned and there will be craft demonstrations, including raku techniques and kiln firings.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”11812″ img_size=”large” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://thesussexguild.co.uk/”][vc_btn title=”Click to see exhibitor list” style=”custom” custom_background=”#666666″ custom_text=”#ffffff” size=”sm” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fthesussexguild.co.uk%2Fsussex-guild-events%2Fborde-hill-gardens-contemporary-craft-show%2Fborde-hill-show-exhibitors-list%2F|target:_blank”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″]

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Included in Standard Garden admission (FREE to Borde Hill Members)
Admission includes entry to the Garden, Parkland, Woodland and Playground.
Dogs on leads welcome

RHS Members / Historic Houses Members: Free entry does not apply for this special event
Gardeners’ World 2For1 or other discount vouchers are not valid for this special event[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Book now” color=”blue” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fbuy.myonlinebooking.co.uk%2Fbordehill%2Fsessions.aspx%3Ftid%3D91|target:_blank”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jun
26
Sat
2021
The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm

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The Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show

Members of the Sussex Guild are delighted to be exhibiting for the first time at Borde Hill Garden. This summer, the Contemporary Craft Show will be spread across two weekends, with approximately 23 different stall holders each weekend.

Browse a spectacular variety of well-designed, inspirational and beautifully made arts and crafts on the Azalea Ring. Meet the designer makers and see examples of their work, including ceramics, furniture, glass, jewellery, metalwork, print making, textile art, woodwork and more.

Most of the work can be purchased, or specially commissioned and there will be craft demonstrations, including raku techniques and kiln firings.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”11812″ img_size=”large” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://thesussexguild.co.uk/”][vc_btn title=”Click to see exhibitor list” style=”custom” custom_background=”#666666″ custom_text=”#ffffff” size=”sm” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fthesussexguild.co.uk%2Fsussex-guild-events%2Fborde-hill-gardens-contemporary-craft-show%2F|target:_blank”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″]

[vc_column_text]Tickets
Included in Standard Garden admission (FREE to Borde Hill Members)
Admission includes entry to the Garden, Parkland, Woodland and Playground.
Dogs on leads welcome

RHS Members / Historic Houses Members: Free entry does not apply for this special event
Gardeners’ World 2For1 or other discount vouchers are not valid for this special event[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Book now” color=”blue” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fbuy.myonlinebooking.co.uk%2Fbordehill%2Fsessions.aspx%3Ftid%3D91|target:_blank”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jul
4
Sun
2021
Focus 10k Run for Chailey Heritage Foundation
Jul 4 all-day

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Take part in the 2021 10K, 5K or Kids Mini-Mile run in the scenic parkland and stunning woodland 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.

You can expect

  • A Safe & Secure COVID Compliant Event
  • Well marked trail course through park and woodland with a couple of steep hills
  • Choose between 5K (1 lap) and 10K (2 laps)
  • Children’s Mini Mile for younger participants
  • Chip timing
  • Souvenir t-shirts on sale
  • Souvenir water bottles and other goodies on sale
  • Support, and exciting incentives, to help you fundraise
  • Training advice and tips
  • New ‘Run for My School’ competition

On the day

  • Race village brimming with entertainment, food and drink for spectators and runners
  • Medal for every participant
  • Free goodies for every runner, including treats and discount vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Winners’ prizes
  • On tap water provided (please bring a bottle or a cup)

Timings

  • 08:30 Race Village Opens
  • 08:30 Race Registration Opens
  • 09:30 Mini Mile Race Start
  • 10:00 5K & 10K Race Start
  • 12:00 Prize Giving
  • 13:00 Race Village Closes

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Early Bird (for a limited time only)
Mini Mile: £6 + Booking Fee
5k: £12.50 + Booking Fee
10k: £18.50 + Booking Fee[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Register now” color=”blue” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chf.org.uk%2Ffocus10k.html”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Music in the Garden
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Live Music in the Garden – the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s afternoon.

Bring a picnic and relax with the family in a beautiful garden setting, whilst serenaded by a different musical act each Sunday. Kick back and let the music wash over you…

The Gardener’s Retreat café will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden. Dogs on leads welcome.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”9883″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jul
17
Sat
2021
Family Summer Trail – The Enchanted Woodland
Jul 17 – Sep 11 all-day

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The Enchanted Woodland – Family Trail*

This summer the beautiful woodland will inspire young explorers to imagine fantasy creatures and other-worldly beings.  Let your creativity run free and see where your imagination takes you![/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Tickets
*£3 per trail to include a prize, plus Garden admission (FREE to Friends)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jul
18
Sun
2021
Music in the Garden
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Live Music in the Garden – the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s afternoon.

Bring a picnic and relax with the family in a beautiful garden setting, whilst serenaded by a different musical act each Sunday. Kick back and let the music wash over you…

The Gardener’s Retreat café will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden. Dogs on leads welcome.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”9883″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Aug
7
Sat
2021
‘Wilderness Camp’ – Family Bushcraft Experience
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

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Switch off from technology and make the most of being outdoors this summer by joining ‘Wilderness Camp’, a bushcraft experience for the whole family held in the beautiful woodland at Borde Hill.

Try your hand at den building, lighting fires, cooking marshmallows on a stick and outdoor games.

This 5 hour workshop, aimed at both parents and children aims to provide an introduction to traditional bushcraft skills and guarantees fun throughout!

Bushcraft encompasses a range of skills based on primitive ways of living. It can help us harness the benefits of nature whilst reconnecting us to the natural world.

More details

Tickets (including Friends):
Child – £15.00 (5-16 years)
Adult – £40.00
Family of 4 people – £100

Tickets include entry to the Garden

Suitable for children aged 5+ (under 5’s free).
All children to be accompanied by a paying adult.

Advance booking required. Tickets are non-refundable.

Duration: Wilderness Camp will run from 10am-3pm, but participants need to arrive at 9.30am
What to wear: dress for the weather and wear old clothes and suitable footwear. Bring a ground blanket and a waterproof jacket if it’s raining.
Food: hot drinks and marshmallows will be provided, but please bring a picnic including something to cook over the campfire (sausages or corn cob). Please bring cold drinks to stay hydrated.

Please follow the government guidelines for hygiene and bring personal hand sanitisers. This event follows the government venue group gatherings Covid-19 Secure guidelines.

‘Wilderness Camp’ is run by Wooducation. Wooducation’s mission is to connect people with nature, the outdoors and promote wellbeing. Bushcraft, parties, team building and educational days.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Book now” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fbuy.myonlinebooking.co.uk%2Fbordehill%2Fbuy.aspx%3Ftid%3D108|target:_blank”]

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Aug
13
Fri
2021
Children’s Outdoor Theatre: Mr Stink
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Children's Outdoor Theatre: Mr Stink

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]David Walliams’ best-seller Mr Stink is coming to Borde Hill Garden with an open air theatre production staged by Heartbreak Productions.

Description:
You’re invited to celebrate Annabelle’s 10th birthday, hosted by everyone’s favourite MP candidate, Janet Crumb! (Almost) everyone is welcome… that is, everyone apart from Chloe’s particularly smelly new friend, Mr Stink.

One perfectly normal afternoon in an average English town two restless souls unite on a park bench – one of them the lonely 12 year old Chloe Crumb and the other an incredibly smelly homeless man. Oh, and let’s not forget his loyal dog, the Duchess. Chloe’s curiosity and kindness pave the way for this extraordinary and rewarding friendship that takes them to the heady heights of live television and Downing Street via a garden shed.

Pack a picnic, grab a chair and dress for the weather. Packed with fun, humour and a heart-warming message, this touching tale provides the perfect family entertainment.

Performed on the South Lawn against the backdrop of the Elizabethan Mansion House, Heartbreak Productions’ version of this popular children’s book is suitable for children aged 7+.

Refreshments will be available throughout the performance.
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Tickets: Adults: £12, Children: £10 (3-16 years old), Family (2 Adults + 2 Children): £39

Includes entry to the Garden and Adventure Playground from 3.00pm (if arriving before 3.00pm, normal Garden admission charges apply). Access to the performance area from 5.00pm. Performance begins at 5.30pm and finishes at 7.30pm. There will be a 15 minute interval.

Bring a chair and a picnic.

Assistance dogs only
Age 7+

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Aug
15
Sun
2021
Music in the Garden
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Live Music in the Garden – the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s afternoon.

Bring a picnic and relax with the family in a beautiful garden setting, whilst serenaded by a different musical act each Sunday. Kick back and let the music wash over you…

The Gardener’s Retreat café will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden. Dogs on leads welcome.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”9883″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Aug
29
Sun
2021
Music in the Garden
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Live Music in the Garden – the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s afternoon.

Bring a picnic and relax with the family in a beautiful garden setting, whilst serenaded by a different musical act each Sunday. Kick back and let the music wash over you…

The Gardener’s Retreat café will be on hand throughout serving refreshments in the Garden. Dogs on leads welcome.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”9883″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Sep
5
Sun
2021
Harley Davidson Bikes & Brews
Sep 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Enjoy the unforgettable sights and sounds of Harley-Davidson bikes visiting Borde Hill Garden from the 1066 Chapter.

Featuring live music between 12-2pm, plus a barbecue and local ales available to purchase.

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