Events

2017

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Event Date Prebooking required?
2017    
Snowdrop Week 11th -19th February 11.00 -4.00 daily No
Exclusive Snowdrop Tour During Snowdrop Week Yes
Photographic Exhibition 11th February - 1st April No
Gardens open for season 1st March - 29th October, four days a week No
Mothers Day 26th March No
Easter

Easter Sunday and Monday (16th & 17th)

No
Workshops Throughout the season Yes
Father's Day 18th June No
Sweet Pea Week 2nd -9th July No
National Countryside Week - Picnic Day  6th August

 No (unless ordering a picnic from the tearoom)

Dog Days Sundays in August 4-6pm No
Teddy Bears Picnic 9th & 16th August, 12.30pm - 3pm Yes

Autumn Country Market

3rd September No
Children's Half term Fun and Pumpkin Rolling 18th -29th October on normal open days

No

Halloween Story Walks Thursday 26th October 1pm & 2.30pm

Yes

Artisan Food Fair Sunday 19th November, 11am - 4pm

No

Snowdrop Week

11th - 19th February 2017 11.00-4.00

Wrap up warm for a winter walk full of snowdrops and winter flowers. From small displays in the alpine bed to great drifts on the snowdrop bank there are flowers for everyone. Pink Cyclamen, yellow aconites and exquisite irises and crocuses mingle with single and double snowdrops and unusual hellebores in the woodland walk. Our rarer snowdrops are shown in the coach house where you can also learn to grow your own. Enjoy delicious teas and homemade light lunches in the tearoom and follow the amazing story of these ancient gardens in the history room. Snowdrops, hellebores and other winter plants for sale in our shop.

Easton Walled Gardens presents ‘Halcyon Days' Photography Exhibition in association with Savills. Enjoy a reminder of the warmer days to come and admire the beautiful images from our winners and finalists of this prestigious competition. Admission is included with entry ticket.

Join an exclusive snowdrop walk before the gardens open to the public. Great value for money and an interesting, value packed way to appreciate the snowdrops at Easton. See more here

For your perfect snowdrop adventure, including planning your day out, other gardens and food please click here.

Normal Admission applies. 

Snowdrop 'Lady Elphinstone'

 

Photographic Exhibition

Normal opening hours until 1st April 2017.

The 2016 photography Competition 'Halcyon Days' sponsored by Savills, produced some magical images that truly reflected the fun, drama and beauty of the British Isles.

Category winners, runners-up and finalists are included in his lovely exhibition of images during Snowdrop Week and is open until April 1st 2017.

Admission included in garden ticket price.

Winner of Summer Life Category Easton Walled Gardens

 

Mother's Day

Sunday March 26th 11.00-4.00

Free English Home magazine and a beautifully illustrated notebook for the first 100 Mums!

What better place to spend Mother’s Day than in the ‘lost gardens’ of Lincolnshire, Easton Walled Gardens. March is beautiful at Easton. At the beginning of the month, there may still be drifts of snowdrops followed by action in the Cedar and mini meadows featuring species tulips, anemone blanda and crocuses. A fine spring day is the perfect time to experience the awakening of these 400-year-old gardens.

The tea room will be open and serving delicious light lunches and tea and cakes.  You can also visit the gift shop selling seasonal gifts and seeds from Easton.  Admission is £7.25 for adults and £3.25 for children.

Mothers Day at Easton Walled Gardens

 

Easter Weekend (Closed Saturday)

Good Friday & Easter Sunday

Enjoy a day out with family and friends. The gardens are filled with spring bulbs and the early blossom. In the Woodland Walk, hyacinths and hellebores, flower and birds and animals are nesting or raising their young. The gardens feel alive with the energy of spring. The tearoom will be serving delicious light lunches, cream teas and cakes and we have wonderful gift shop full of carefully picked products for you to browse. As always, there are 12 acres of gardens to explore.

Easter Monday

New this year, children chocolate workshops! Our mini chocolate workshops will be running throughout the day on Easter Monday.  Children can join in the fun of decorating their own Easter eggs to take home with them. These mini workshops will take place in the coach house and children must be supervised. Tutor, Becky will be on hand to assist the youngsters and she will also have some delicious chocolatey treats for sale! Places must be pre-booked as spaces are limited.

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Join our Easter trail, search for the letters hidden in the wren boxes around the garden to discover the Easter themed word to win a prize and a certificate.(small fee applies). The swing, yew tunnel, den and turf maze are always here or just run around on the big lawn.  Adults can enjoy 12 acres of gardens and discover the fascinating history.

Normal garden admission applies.

Easter 

Father's Day

Sunday 18th June, 11am - 4pm

Bring Dad along to the gardens to enjoy a cream tea or a slice of homemade cake. With 12 acres to explore and years of history to discover, Easton Walled Gardens makes the perfect destination for Father's Day.

The first 100 Dads will get a free copy of the Kitchen Garden Magazine!

Tea for two

Sweet Pea week

Open Daily  July 2nd - 9th 2017. 11.00 -4.00

Every year we raise hundreds of sweet pea plants from seed in the greenhouses. You can find 100 types of heritage, modern, scented, striped, flake and bicolour sweet peas.

They are displayed on canes, drums and wigwams throughout the pickery, vegetable and cottage gardens. Over 50 varieties of roses flower in the meadows and borders. The perfect english day out.

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See more about our sweet peas

Sweet Pea Week

 

Dog Days

Sundays in August 4.00-6.00 pm

Our extended opening times gives dog lovers the chance to enjoy the gardens with man's best friend. Bring your dog for an evening stroll in the gardens. All dogs get a free doggy biscuit with every cup of tea. Water bowls and bins provided.Please only bring socialised, well behaved dogs who aren’t on heat! Thank you.

Gardens open 4.00-6.00 pm

Tearoom open until 5.30 p.m.

Dog Days at Easton Walled Gardens

National Countryside Week - Picnic Day

National Countryside Week is The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s annual awareness week and will take place from Monday 31st July to Sunday 6th August. Every year the campaign aims to raise awareness and celebrate the values of the countryside.

To celebrate the beautiful countryside that surrounds us, we are holding a picnic day on Sunday 6th August. Bring along your own or order a picnic basket from the tea room full of locally sourced produce, priced at just £15 per person and while away the hours whilst picnicking on the main lawn. Call Angela on 01476 530063 to order your Easton picnic, before Monday 31st July.

Picnic

Teddy Bear's Picnic and Storytelling

9th & 16th August

Pack a picnic and your favourite Teddy for an afternoon of story telling and fun on the Lawn at Easton Walled Gardens.

Teddy Bears (and their owners) will be treated to an amazing story from Tom The Tale Teller while enjoying their picnic under the spreading branches of the old cedar tree. Tom will tell tales of myth, magic and adventure, ensuring that both young and old are captivated.

Little legs have acres of lawns and meadows to explore. They can follow the clues for the Bear Trail and receive a prize and certificate at the end. There’ll be footballs, hula hoops and bubbles to play with and colouring for those who don’t want to run around.  Fancy dress is optional!

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teddy bears picnic at Easton Walled Gardens

 

Autumn Country Market

Sunday September 3rd 11.00 -4.00

Easton Walled Gardens will be celebrating the 12th year of this much loved autumn country market. This leading attraction will showcase the region’s best crafts, cakes, jewellery and gifts alongside various demonstrations and live music.
Open from 11am to 4pm in the beautiful 17th Century cobbled courtyard, over 50 stalls will be showcasing the likes of eclectic vintage items, beautiful plants, local homemade produce and unique gifts.The gardens still look great with lots to see in flower. Normal admission applies.

Autumn country market

 

Children's half term fun and pumpkin rolling

18th-29th October, during normal opening hours

Our very popular Pumpkin Rolling will be happening again this half term. we welcome children of all ages to roll pumpkins down the grass terraces, the furthest roller wins! When you are worn out from pumpkin rolling, kicking balls or hula hooping on the lawns and collecting letters on the wren trail, cool off by planting your own bulb to take home. The tearoom will be open serving warming food and cake, or, if the weather is fine, bring your own picnic.

New this year, we are hosting 3 children's mini chocolate workshops! Designed specifically for children, this halloween-themed mini workshop will have children hand rolling their own truffles, piping caramels and dipping chunks of honeycomb before making up boxes to package up their handmade goodies to take away. 

Mini Chocolate Workshops

Please note that during this time, there will be an extra charge of £2 per child on top of normal garden admission fees but this will cover all activities available throughout the gardens, with the exception of the Halloween Story Walks and Mini Chocolate Workshops.

Halloween Story Walks

Pumpkin Rolling at Easton Walled Gardens

Halloween Story Walks

Thursday 26th October, 1pm & 2.30pm

Join Tom the Tale Teller for a spooky Halloween story walk around the gardens.Tom's stories come alive with his endless enthusiasm and wonderful talent for telling tales.

Tickets for the story walks will be £5 (+ normal garden admission fee) for children aged 4 - 16years. Friends of Easton Walled Gardens pay £3 per ticket.

Booking is highly recommended!

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Halloween Story Walk

Artisan Food Fair

Easton Walled Gardens are pleased to introduce this brand new event bringing together over 20 stalls of the finest local produce. Exhibitors will include liqueurs, puddings, pies, chocolate, meat, wines, preserves, cheese, fudge, a brewery and of course Davina's Cakes! There are still more to be confirmed and this promises to be a very special event.

Friends of Easton Walled Gardens get an exclusive preview from 10am - 11am, including drinks, mince pies and a gift, before the event opens to the general public.

The gardens will of course be open for you to wander at your leisure. Normal garden admission fees apply. Friends of Easton Walled Gardens get free entry to the event.

Artisan Food Fair

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