Upcoming events

What’s on

What’s on

See below for our full programme of events.  

To make a booking
Booking is essential except where indicated. Please book online at the links below. If you have a query, call 01737 649068 or email events@gatton-park.org.uk.

All events:

Trails and Tales: Where the Wild Things are

Trails and Tales: Where the Wild Things are

Friday 24 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Listen to the story of “Where the Wild Things are" by Maurice Sendak with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed...

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt

Monday 27 May

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Join characters from well known fairy tales on the Spring Bank Holiday and follow their clues in a treasure hunt around the magical grounds of Gatton Park. Ideal for families...

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Forest Fun 2-7 years - am or pm

Wednesday 29 May

10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Join us in our Forest School area to explore Cedar Wood, make woodland crafts and enjoy a snack around the fire.  For children aged 2+ years. Bookings available 10.00 am-12.00...

Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

Thursday 30 May

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Search for the minibeasts that live in Cedar Forest Pond. 10.00-11.30 am Price: £8.50 per child    

Trails and Tales: The Scarecrows' Wedding - am or pm

Trails and Tales: The Scarecrows' Wedding - am or pm

Friday 31 May

10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Listen to the story of “The Scarecrows Wedding" by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden.  Another final craft can be completed in the...

Summer at Gatton: Picnic in the Park

Summer at Gatton: Picnic in the Park

Sunday 02 June

12.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Celebrate the start of summer with a picnic on the parterre, or take your hamper to the lakeside or Japanese garden. Children's activities including croquet, skipping, hoops, Jenga and other...

Gatton Country Fair

Gatton Country Fair

Sunday 07 July

12.00 pm - 5.00 pm

The highlight of our calendar, and a great day out for the whole family. Enjoy animal displays including falconry, water rescue dogs and reptiles, a fun dog show, live music,...

Setareh by Gatton Community Theatre

Setareh by Gatton Community Theatre

Thursday 11 July - Sunday 21 July

7.30 pm - 10.00 pm

Setareh - the brightest star that ever shone. A story of love, forgiveness and salvation. An open-air production that will lead you around stunning Gatton Park, following the journey of...

Open Day

Open Day

Sunday 04 August

12.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Enjoy 250 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland, Edwardian gardens and refreshments in Gatton Hall Tea Room. Wellbeing coach Theresa Jauregui will be offering mindful yoga sessions on the lawns. Suitable...

Open Day: Summer Storytime at Gatton

Open Day: Summer Storytime at Gatton

Sunday 01 September

12.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Favourite children’s stories read by our Trails and Tales staff in beautiful locations around Gatton Park. Stories suitable for 2-8 years. Why not come dressed as your favourite book character?...

Apple Open Day

Apple Open Day

Sunday 06 October

12.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Discover Gatton Park Orchard in the walled garden. Apple juicing demonstrations. Children’s themed trails and activities. Tractor rides. Or simply enjoy the autumn colours in the fully open park and...

Open Day - Halloween Wizards and Witches

Open Day - Halloween Wizards and Witches

Sunday 27 October

12.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Dare to join us for Halloween activities and a spooky trail around the grounds.  Ideal for younger children. Spooky not scary! Gatton Hall tearoom open for refreshments. 12 noon –...

Open Day

Open Day

Sunday 03 November

12.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Enjoy 250 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland, Edwardian gardens and refreshments in Gatton Hall Tea Room. There will be an opportunity to meet some of our volunteers and learn how...