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 alnwick garden

Budding Artists: Wooden Pets

  • 30 July 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 1 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 21 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 1 September 2014 10:30am-4pm

Get busy and creative and make yourself a new best friend from the wood and tools provided under the guidance of our Budding Artists Team. What will you make? What will your name them? What will their favourite colour be?

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.

You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.

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/323/budding-artists-wooden-pets

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Budding Artists: Willow Crafts

  • 1 August 2014 10:30am-4pm

Design and weave a gorgeous looking love heart for that special someone using willow branches or use any of the myriad craft materials that are to hand. A perfect gift for your special someone or to add a little sparkle to your home decorations.

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/314/budding-artists-willow-crafts

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Budding Artists: Gnome Making

  • 17 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 28 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 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

  • 18 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 30 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 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

  • 15 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 26 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 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: Poppy Making

  • 29 — 31 July 2014 *on now

Get creative and crafty with our Budding Artists. There is no limit to your creativity so make the most outrageous creations you can think of! A different craft everyday. These sessions are operated on bookable slots of half an hour with a ten minute turn-around.

Come and create your own poppy!

The times are as follows: 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00 and 15:40. You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.

Suitable for

  • Any age
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Budding Artists: Mini Scarecrows

  • 31 July 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 11 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 22 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 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

photograph of ladybird

Budding Artists: Bug Buddies

  • 16 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 27 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
  • 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.

photograph of poppies in field

Budding Artists: WW1 Commemoration Activities

  • 23 — 24 August 2014 10am-4pm

Get creative and crafty with our Budding Artists. There is no limit to your creativity so make the most outrageous creations you can think of! A different craft everyday. These sessions are operated on bookable slots of half an hour with a ten minute turn-around.

Take part in some crafts to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

The times are as follows: 10:30, 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00 and 15:40. You can book your slot with the Budding Artist team on the day.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

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

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.

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.

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.

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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