Autumn Deer Watch
Sat 21 Oct
2pm – 4pm
Look for early signs of the rut, through to later in the season where you may see the clash of antlers. Meet at the visitor centre.
Sat 30 Sept – Sun 29 Oct
10.30am – 4pm
Come and marvel at Joseph Hayton’s
new works in marble and bronze in Fountains Mill. Drop in to have a go stone carving on 27, 28, 29 Oct (11am-3pm).
Sat 21 & Sat 28 Oct
11am – 3pm
Drop in to watch our small heritage english apple harvest being turned into juice in Swanley Grange.
Autumn Colour Walk
Sat 28 Oct
2pm – 3.30pm
Join Gwyneth on this guided walk to take in the beautiful autumnal colours of the estate. Meet at Porter’s Lodge
Awesome Autumn Weaving
Sat 21 Oct – Sun 29 Oct
11am – 4pm
Try your hand at weaving in Swanley Grange this half term. You’ll discover
how the material of cosy woolly jumpers was hugely important in medieval times.
Bird Feeder Making
Mon 23 Oct – Wed 25 Oct
10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm
(each session is 1 hour)
With the weather getting colder, bring the family along to make a wooden bird feeder to help our feathered friends. Book early as it’s really popular. £6 per feeder. BE, 01765 643 189.*
Design A Folly! Architecture Workshops
Mon 23 Oct – Tues 24 Oct
11am – 12pm
Let your imagination go wild at these architecture workshops which are part of our exciting folly! art programme. Suitable for children 9–11 years, free. BE by 20 Oct, 01765 643 189. Meet at the visitor centre at 10.45am.
Family Stargazing Evening
Wed 25 Oct
6.30pm – 8.30pm
Ever wanted to see a star up close? Moons, star clusters and all kinds of
deep sky objects are waiting to be spotted by you with a helping hand from York Astronomical Society. £5.00 per person. BE, 01765 643 189.
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