Alnwick Garden

Alnwick Garden
Denwick Lane
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1YU
England

Website

www.alnwickgarden.com

Treehouse Restaurant

www.alnwickgarden.com/eat/eat-in-the-treehouse

E-mail

info@alnwickgarden.com

Telephone

The Alnwick Garden

01665 511350

The Treehouse Restaurant

01665 511852

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Just ten years ago, this site was derelict and forgotten. Today, The Alnwick Garden is an inspiring landscape with beautiful gardens, unique features - including a Treehouse and the Poison Garden - and magnificent architecture, all brought to life with water.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Summer season
31st March - 4th November
Open daily, 10am-6pm

Winter season
Winter opening hours vary, our website will have up-to-date details nearer the time.

Admission charges

Adult £12.00
Concession (students and aged 60+) £10.80
Child (5-16 years) £4.00
Family (2 + 2, 3, 4) £28.00

Car Park (per car) £3.50

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of gnomes

Budding Artists: Gnome Making

  • 14 September 2014 10:30am-4pm

Get creative and crafty with our Budding Artists team and create your very own Gnome to live amongst your house plants!. There is no limit to your creativity so make the most outrageous creations you can think of!

These sessions are operated on bookable slots of half an hour with a ten minute turn-around.

The times are as follows: 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00 and 15:40.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.
Normal admission charges apply: £13.75 adults, £4.40 children.

Website

http://www.alnwickgarden.com/events/302/budding-artists-gnome-making

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Budding Artists: Flower Pot People

  • 21 September 2014 10:30am-4pm

Create and design your very own 'Flower Pot Man' using the craft materials provided by the team. You'll be floba-dobbing before you know it!

These sessions are operated on bookable slots of half an hour with a ten minute turn-around.

The times are as follows: 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00 and 15:40.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.
Normal admission charges apply: £13.75 adults, £4.40 children.

Website

http://www.alnwickgarden.com/events/12/budding-artists-programme-flower-pot-people

Flowers

Budding Artists: Everlasting Flowers

  • 7 September 2014 10:30am-4pm

Cut out, design and create an Everlasting Flower using your imagination and creative flare. You might even find some inspiration from our own flowers that are in bloom.

These sessions are operated on bookable slots of half an hour with a ten minute turn-around.

The times are as follows: 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00 and 15:40.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.
Normal admission charges apply: £13.75 adults, £4.40 children.

Website

http://www.alnwickgarden.com/events/180/budding-artists-everlasting-flowers

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Budding Artists: Mini Scarecrows

  • 6 September 2014 10:30am-4pm

Children can take the opportunity to create their very own mini scarecrow to guard the wonderful fruits and vegetables they might be growing at home. Those pesky flies don’t stand a chance!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.
Normal admission charges apply: £13.75 adults, £4.40 children.

Website

http://www.alnwickgarden.com/events/70/mini-scarecrows-budding-artist-programme

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Budding Artists: Bug Buddies

  • 13 September 2014 10:30am-4pm

Create your bug friend using craft materials. What will your buddy wear? A skirt and a handbag? A magical wand and a sword?

These sessions are operated on bookable slots of half an hour with a ten minute turn-around.

The times are as follows: 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00 and 15:40.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.
Normal admission charges apply: £13.75 adults, £4.40 children.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Science, Design and Technology Visit

http://www.alnwickgarden.com/visit/schools

Consider the design of The Pavilion and Visitor Centre, The Treehouse and the Bamboo Labyrinth, thinking about the use of materials and environmental issues.

How to obtain

Please call 01665 511350 to make your booking.

Alnwick Garden School Tours

http://www.alnwickgarden.com/visit/schools

Be guided around The Alnwick Garden by an enthusiastic guide. The tour includes the history of the site, the making of The Alnwick Garden and our future plans for development.

How to obtain

£3.50 per pupil, including admission
Teacher/carer – 1 free per 10 pupils
Additional adult - £6.25, including admission
*must be 18 or under and in full time education
The tour is suitable for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3, and for a group of 20 pupils. Larger groups will be divided into 2 groups. It is subject to availability and must be booked in advance. Please call 01665 511350 to make your booking.

Workshops and Tours for Schools

http://www.alnwickgarden.com/whatson/whats-on

A school visit to The Alnwick Garden can include a workshop or tour led by The Garden’s own education team. At certain times of the year, like Science Month in March and Play Week in June, there are pre-programmed activities that schools can sign up for. Lots of our Roots and Shoots activities can be adapted and programmed especially for your group. Look at our What’s On pages, and if you see something you’d like to do, call us to arrange a session.

How to obtain

Please call 01665 511350 to make your booking.

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