Wildlife Workshops – the Plantation Garden Natural Habitat Surveys 2016

Report from 1st Survey can be downloaded here: WW 1st report


Dates and Times:

Sunday 8th May 2016:  10.00am – 12.00pm  Concentrating on insects & birds.

Sunday 10th July 2016: 10.00am – 12.00pm Butterflies, moths, hoverflies, dragonflies & other insects

Sunday 14th August 2016: 10.00am – 12.00pm Butterflies, moths, hoverflies, dragonflies & other insects.

(preceded by night-time moth trapping on Saturday 13th August, from 9pm)

Sunday 23rd October 2016:  10.00am – 12.00pm   Fungi (& birds). 

Full details of these free events and how to book a place are shown on the this link:



Plantation Garden Sunday Teas – every Sunday from 29th May – 11th September

Our Sunday Teas begin on Sunday 29th May and will be served from 2.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. every Sunday throughout the summer until 11th September. There will be a selection of homemade cakes and scones, tea (including fruit and herbal teas) coffee and squash.  Come along an enjoy the delights of the Garden – the herbaceous borders on the terrace, the fountain, the summer bedding on the lower lawn, the ferns and rockery plants, a walk through the woodland paths, the view of the garden from the top of the Italian terrace.  

There will also be music and singers performing in the Garden on selected Sundays throughout the season.   Please see attached for details. 2016 Summer Music Series v2



Picturehouse Outdoor Cinema


Thursday 18 August – The Life of Brian

Friday 19 August – The Princess Bride

Saturday 20 August – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sunday 21 August – The Goonies



Sunday 11th September – Heritage Open Day 

10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.   Free Admission – full programme of events and activities coming soon.


Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November – Firework Parties – details will be available late September


Past Events

Women’s Literature Festival (film by Moyses Gomez)


A Note About Parking
We are sorry that no visitor parking is available at the Plantation Garden. See Where to Find Us.