Explore, create and have fun with our range of family activities, from exploring the world of mini-beasts to learning how to make your own herbal remedies and chocolate blends, we have something that will inspire and engage a range of ages.
Learn about the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day includes craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. For ages 6 - 11 Read more
A day of discovery about the wonderful world of animals. Find out how they adapt to their habitats, hold them (if you like), and explore the treasures of the Garden, including the jungle room and vampire plants. For ages 5+Read more
Can a food be a medicine? Can a poison be a medicine? Explore a brief history of medicine, find out about the amazing power of plants to heal and soothe and plant a mini medicinal garden to take-away.
For ages 8+ Read more
Studio Cultivate Play Green are back with a Triassic treat for 2019! Use our Garden map and dino profiles to find the living fossils that these magnificent reptiles wolfed down for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For ages 5 - 12 Read more
Capture the Garden in striking and unusual ways on your smartphone, with top tips for lighting, composition, texture and form. Learn how to photograph wildlife, make plant portraits and turn your pictures into great gifts. For ages 12 - 17Read more
We're teaming up with the wonderful Organic Pharmacy to bring to life the scent-sational world of plant perfumes, from the plants, science and jargon of perfumery to making your own perfect personal blend to take away. For ages 11 - 16Read more
Fun and engaging garden-based workshop celebrating Shakespeare's world of plants, focusing on storytelling and using Shakespearean themes of apothecary, potions & poisons, medicines and maladies. For ages 5 - 12Read more
We welcome the return of this fantastic opportunity to see paper, metal and wire in new ways. Have a go at making wonderful sculptures to take home and learn how to make your own paper with innovative environmental educators ecoACTIVE. Ages: 6+Read more
Spend a day solving a crime with some handy tips from nature. Perfect for young scientists looking for practical experience. We will be joined by professional forensic botanist Dr. Mark Spencer, who will explain how clues from nature solve real crimes. For ages 11 – 15 Read more
Can a food be a medicine? Can a poison be a medicine? Explore a brief history of medicine and the amazing power of plants to heal and soothe. Learn how to make your own natural and low-cost remedies for insect bites and sunburn. For ages 8+ Read more