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Early Years school visit programme

A typical visit to Wakehurst offers a series of tailor-made activities to stimulate an awareness of nature. Our assisted visits are linked to the curriculum.

Your full-day or half-day at Wakehurst will be planned in detail prior to the visit.

Activities and workshops

Explore the beautiful garden at Wakehurst with the ‘Green Fairy’. Help her to complete her seasonal outfit by adding collected fallen leaves and flowers. At the end of the visit have a magical group photograph of the green Fairy with all her wonderful helpers.
Photo of boy in field with magnifying glass
Explore the beautiful gardens at Wakehurst, focussing on using the five senses through workshops and a trail.
Photo of plant parts laid out in star shape
Explore the beautiful gardens at Wakehurst, focussing on using shapes, through workshops and a trail.
Image of dragon wing with sycamore seed
Explore the beautiful gardens at Wakehurst on a collecting walk, whilst looking for the dragon’s treasure. Fill treasure chests with natural materials. Complete your day by finding out how seeds grow or creating a dragon picture.