October Half-Term Fun
Join Wakehurst for a fun-filled day this October half-term.Sat Oct 26th 2019 to Sun Nov 3rd 2019 at 10:00 until 18:00
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Explore the most beautiful woodlands of Wakehurst this autumn. See the wild botanic gardens with an Explorer Rucksack activity or try a cookery workshop and storytelling.
Workshop & Activities at Wakehurst
Cookery, Carving and Hairy Toes workshop
Date and time: 28 October – 1 November, 11 am – 2 pm
Location: The Oaks, Wakehurst
Suitable for ages 5+
Enjoy with your children cooking a delicious squash soup over an open-fire with twister bread to dunk in. Then you can carve a squash lantern and settle down to listening to a magical a Hairy Toes story.
An adult must accompany children up to age 16.
Price for this workshop is £15 per child; the ticket includes a day ticket to Wakehurst for both one adult and one child.
Date: 26 October – 03 November
Location: You rucksack will be available for collection at the Visitor Centre
Choose from these three packs of adventure:
- Nature explorer (under 6’s) – Your kids can get creative and unleash their inner explorer with the artistic and nature spotting challenges.
- Discovery Explorer (6-8’s) – Exploring the world’s mini-beasts.
- Expedition explorer (8+) – Children will take the seasonal challenge with a checklist of nature to spot in the gardens.
Other activities to explore
Millennium Seed Bank
Explore the underground secrets of the Millennium Seed Bank and see how scientists work in the world’s largest seed conservation project.
The Children’s Heritage Garden
Explore a fascinating area full of flowers, vegetable and herb and giant willow pumpkin.
Tree Trunk Trek
Discover adventurous Wakehurt’s trees in Coates Woods, where you can crawl, climb and enjoy the views of woodland.