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Events & Families

Easter Holidays

Its Easter

Saturday 24 March - Sunday 15 April 10-5pm

Easter trail and free childrens gardening activities

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Plant Hunters Fair Thumb Spring Plant Hunters Fair

Sunday 25 March 10-4pm

See lots of nurseries all in one place & find special plants for your garden.

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Early Morning At Ness

Early Morning at Ness

Saturday 14 April 7.30am

The gardens are opening at 7.30am so everyone can enjoy the early spring sunshrine.

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Up With The Lark Thumb RSPB Up Wth The Lark & Breakfast

Saturday 14 April 7-9am

Join experts from the RSPB on and see the gardens in a different light.

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NGS Thumb National Gardens Scheme Open Day

Sunday 29 April 10-5pm

Visit today and we will donate half your admission ticket to the National Garden Scheme.

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Rhodo Show Thumb Rhododendron, Camellia and Magnolia Show

Sunday 6 May - Monday 7 May 12-4pm

Fabulous flowers and advice in this annual show.

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Swarm To Ness May half term

Saturday 26 May - Sunday 3rd June  03 Jun 10-5pm

The perfect time to head outdoors and get closer to nature.

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Bioblitz Ness BioBlitz 2018

Saturday 9 June 10.30-4pm

Become a wildlife explorer for a day and joining in our 2018 Bioblitz.

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Dads Go Free Dads go free!

Sunday 17 Jun 10-5pm

Just for Fathers Day...free entry to the Gardens for all dads!

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