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Summer Sundays at Barnsdale Gardens

It's all happening at Barnsdale! Every Sunday during July and August, we're offering family events, free with Garden entry.

Roses Day with Stuart Dixon: 3rd July, 12pm - 4pm

A special day of informal walks and talks hosted by writer, broadcaster and rose fan Stuart Dixon.


So if you’re looking for a particular variety or just love roses, join Stuart to tour the Gardens and learn more- there’s no booking necessary and you’re welcome to join him for as long as you like.

The Power of Plants: 10th July, 12pm - 4pm

 Join Nicola Fenton on short walks and talks highlighting the healing power of plants.

Nature Detectives: 17th July, 12pm - 4pm

Children can discover the creepy crawlies that live in our gardens, with pond dipping and arts and crafts inspired by Barnsdale Gardens.

Plants, Plants, Plants: 24th July, 12pm - 4pm

Join us for a plant themed day. Enjoy casual walks and talks with BBC Radio 4's Matt Biggs and self-guided tours of how plants can be used in various ways and children can enjoy making a flower themed bookmark.

Makers Market: 31st July, 12pm - 4pm

Come along and browse some wonderful items from local artisan makers. You can also enjoy seeing some of them in action.

Just want to come for a spot of retail therapy and a great lunch or afternoon tea? Entry to the Barnsdale Gardens Gift Shop, Nursery and Tea Room is free.