Lullingstone Castle and The World Garden has another action packed season of events for 2019, we cannot wait for you to join us for a great day out!
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Easter Egg Quiz - 20th, 21st & 22nd April. 11am – 5pm
Lullingstone Castle and The World Garden kicks off its season with family fun with our Easter Trail & Quiz. Aspiring plant hunters will be able to scour two acres of The World Garden for Easter clues and then report on their discoveries to claim an eggtastic surprise, plus the chance to meet some Easter characters!
Medieval Weekend - 26th & 27th May. 11am - 5pm
Lullingstone’s popular Medieval weekend is back again! Don’t miss the transformation our special place into a magical medieval village – step back in time to experience the authentic sights and sounds with 'living history' displays (including live firing of cannons and mock battles!), character dress, campfires, tents and medieval weapons, courtesy of the remarkable Woodvilles medieval re-enactment group. Everyone can get involved with the archery sessions – fun for all the family!
The Food Fest 2019 - 1st & 2nd June. (Saturday - 11am - 9pm & Sunday 11am-6pm)*
National Gardens Scheme - 16th June. 12 noon - 5pm*
Classics at the Castle - 29th June. 11am- 5pm*
Lullingstone Quilt & Craft Fair- 19th, 20th & 21st July. 11am - 5pm
Plant Hunters Weekend - 24th, 25th & 26th August. 11am - 5pm
Celebrating the lives of some of Britain’s most intrepid plant hunters, Tom and friends in Victorian dress lead a guided tour of the World Garden between 1.30 - 3.30pm - join at any time! Visitors are offered a unique glimpse into the past to experience an authentic plant hunter’s expedition camp, complete with plant presses, roaring fire, porters and canvas tents.
Second Chance Animal Rescue (SCAR) will have some special animals and reptile guests joining us during our garden tour. SCAR expert handlers during the tour will showcase different animals to see amongst the continents to truly bring the tour alive. Visitors are offered a unique glimpse into the past to experience an authentic plant hunter’s expedition camp, complete with plant presses, roaring fire, porters and canvas tents.
Mexican Celebration Weekend presents ‘CactusWorld LIVE - a succulent adventure’ - 21st & 22nd September. 11am - 5pm
Halloween Magic - 27th October. 12 noon - 7pm
Join us for Halloween Magic on the last day of the season; pumpkin carving, spooky house, garden tours and Halloween inspired light bites in our cafe marquee – perfect for all the family.
Tom will give garden tours at 1pm and dusk tour at 5pm, learn about the origins of pumpkins, colours and varieties and children can spot the Halloween tricks in eerie torchlight! Don't miss our Spooky House tours at 2pm & 6pm including tales of our resident ghost! Fancy dress is welcome – let’s celebrate the end of our season in style! £2 donation for the pumpkin carving.
PLEASE NOTE: event access only via Lullingstone Roman Villa through the village (Shoreham Road entrance & car park closed for Halloween)