Autumn Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener

Friday 10 September 2021

Seasonal highlights and a tour of the Swiss Garden with our Head Gardener, who will share the garden’s story and explain how it is cared for today.

Highlights include Autumn leaf colour including Acer, Robinia and Tulip trees, Autumn Crocus on the East lawn and autumn flowering bulbs in the Rock Garden.                             

Enjoy lunch with an opportunity to chat informally with senior members of the garden team, who can answer your questions about what you’ve seen on the tour and developments in the garden.

Social distancing rules will apply at all times. 

Event Timings

10:30 – Arrival
11:00 – Walk Begins
12:30 – Lunch Served
14:00 – Event Finishes

After lunch, you are welcome to enjoy the Swiss Garden and the Collection Hangars at your leisure.

Event Information

The tour will take approximately 1.5 hrs.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear – this is an outdoor event.

Please inform us of your special dietary requirements no later than 7 days before your visit by emailing

Please note this event is aimed at 16+

Contact Details


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