What's On

From beekeeping and bats, to yoghurt making and night walks, our programme for 2021-22 is busy! We are working on lots of new events providing inspiring and educational opportunities for all ages, so keep an eye on this page or sign up to the mailing list.

We remain committed to providing a safe environment for staff and visitors, please see here for Covid guidance.

Carols in the Cowshed

December 2021

Saturday 11th

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch the milking, see the calves and sing some Christmas carols with harmonies by the cows! 

Adult's events, Children's events, Christmas

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How To Use Your Telescope Workshop

January 2022

Friday 14th

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Need some help setting up your telescope? Join this evening workshop to learn how to set up your equipment ready for a year of night sky exploration!

Adult's events, Astronomy, Children's events, Evenings, Nature

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Shooting The Stars: Astrophotography for Beginners

February 2022

Sunday 6th

5:00pm - 7:00pm

An evening photographic journey through space, discovering how images of the night sky’s most wonderful objects can be captured.

Adult's events, Astronomy, Evenings, Talk

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Yoghurt Making Workshop

March 2022

Saturday 5th

10:00am - 12:30pm

Breathe a little life into your dairy! Learn to make delicious live yoghurt and yoghurt cultures from scratch.

Adult's events, Cooking

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Astronomy Evening: The Moon

March 2022

Friday 11th

6:30pm - 8:30pm

An evening dedicated to the Moon - one of the most recognisable objects in our solar system. 

Adult's events, Astronomy, Children's events, Evenings, Nature

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Introduction to Beekeeping

May 2022

Saturday 7th

10:00am - 4:00pm

Thinking about starting up a hive or just curious about honey bees? This one-day course is for you...

Adult's events, Bees, Nature

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Introduction to Keeping Chickens

May 2022

Saturday 21st

10:00am - 4:00pm

An introduction to keeping chickens... This informal course provides an eggs-cellent (sorry!) introduction to the popular hobby of poultry keeping.

Adult's events, Chickens, Nature

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Harvest Moon Night Walk

October 2022

Friday 7th

6:30pm - 8:30pm

A guided walk under this special full moon.

Adult's events, Astronomy, Children's events, Evenings, Nature

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Learn The Constellations

November 2022

Friday 18th

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Learn your way around the night sky.

Adult's events, Astronomy, Children's events, Evenings, Nature

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Early-Bird Offer £50 - Rustic Christmas Wreaths

November 2022

Saturday 26th

10:00am - 2:00pm

'Tis the season to get creative! Make your own beautiful natural Christmas wreath to hang on your door.

Adult's events, Arts and crafts, Christmas, Nature

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How to find us

Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7AR. 

Download directions by rail and road here

By train: National Rail Enquiries

Nearest mainline stations: Sevenoaks or Tonbridge. Our Nearest Station is Penshurst, with frequent connections to Tonbridge and Redhill. Hildenborough and Hever stations are also about five miles away and relatively flat and comfortable to cycle to - both have direct services to London. 

By air: London Gatwick is the nearest airport (approx. 22 miles / 45 minutes by car)

Ample car and coach parking on site.

We also have two electric car charging points (1 x 220V 13 Amp & 1 x 7kW Type 2) available to use on site. 


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