Wakehurst Comes Alive For Wild Wood Weekend 27th & 28th July

Wakehurst Comes Alive For Wild Wood Weekend 27th & 28th July

Wakehurst’s wonderful woodlands come alive this July with fun activities for all the family. An action-packed family day out awaits you in the heart of Wakehurst’s woodlands.

Activities will delight all ages as we celebrate the traditions, ecology, folklore and beauty of our native woodlands.

Visitors can immerse themselves in the magic of the woods as they move through different zones that lead from Bethlehem Wood to Pearcelands Wood and Coates Wood.

Young adventurers will love the thrill of learning to climb a tree with qualified instructors explaining how to use ropes and carabiners. Book ahead online at kew.org/Wakehurst

An array of woodland practitioners will be showcasing their skills and some of their products will be available to buy.Craft activities for children include sword-making and forest skills such as fire-lighting and whittling.

Younger children will adore storytelling and woodland theatre.

Wild Wood Highlights:

  • Bee Cart theatre
  • Tree climbing and zip wire
  • Sword-making and wand-making
  • Forest skills – fire-lighting, whittling and foraging
  • Storytelling
  • Traditional woodland demonstrations
  • Woodland trails and meadow meanders

Please note: There are additional costs for some activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult when taking part.

Wild Wood is free. Entry to the Gardens costs: Adult ticket is £13.95. Children enter for free.