Hatchlands Park House and Parkland
Find a place... ..to relax and take time out
A treat for all the senses An intimate mansion with an unusual collection including pianos owned by Chopin, Bizet and Elgar, surrounded by tranquil parkland with beautiful wild flowers and ancient trees.
Explore again and again As a National Trust member, you’ll be able to enjoy 500 special places as often as you like. What’s more your
membership will be helping us to protect Hatchlands Park and other special places for future generations to enjoy.
To join, simply speak to one of our team during your visit or call 0844 800 1895 or visit our website www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Explore a house and parkland A family home Discover the story of this Georgian country house originally built for naval hero Admiral Boscawen and his wife, lady of letters and hostess, Fanny. Today the mansion is home to tenant Alec Cobbe and his remarkable collection of paintings, fine furniture and composer-related keyboard instruments.
a bird feeding station to attract the wildlife and picnic benches for the grown-ups.
A place to explore The extensive parkland, designed in part by Humphry Repton, is full of year round interest and renowned for its stunning bluebell display in the ancient woodland in Spring. It’s also a great place for families to enjoy – there are house and garden trails as well as Wizard Wix’s Willow Warren – a natural adventure area featuring hand-crafted willow tunnels, domes and balance beams. There’s also
A time to relax Enjoy a welcome break in the cosy tea-room in the old kitchen, browse the gift shop and discover more about the history of the house and parkland in the Old Stable. For the first time this year you can also take a peek into the NGS quiet garden – a little oasis of tranquillity in the busy cobbled courtyard.
“some of the loveliest memories I shall have of Hatchlands are my walks though its gardens”
Events 2014 For a full list of events please visit www. nationaltrust.org.uk/hatchlands-park NAA Normal admission applies B
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April Apr & May, 10.30am-5.30pm Beautiful Bluebells See the bluebells in the ancient woodland. Call or check the website to find out when they are in bloom. NAA Apr & May, 10.30am-4pm Bluebells for all An opportunity for visitors with special mobility needs to borrow Tramper vehicles to visit the bluebells. Loan subject to a short training session. NAA + £2 donation to the Disabled Ramblers. B 01483 222482 Sun 20-Mon 21 Apr, 11am – 4pm. (Last trail admission 3.30pm) Easter Egg Trails Enjoy Easter themed trails with a Cadbury’s chocolate egg at the end. NAA + £2 per child. Have a Go Archery, + £2 for 6 arrows. Pony Magic, pony rides for children, + £2.50 per ride.
May Sun 4 & Sun 25, 12pm-4pm Pony Magic NAA + £2.50 per ride Mon 5 & Mon 26, 11am-4pm Have a Go Archery NAA + £2 for 6 arrows.
Thu 8, 11am-1pm Ancient and Notable Tree Walk Take a stroll with our gardener and discover our collection of ancient trees. NAA + £4 adult, £2 child. B 01483 222482 Sun 18, 10.30am-5.30pm Visit the Bluebells and support the NGS All park admissions go to the National Gardens Scheme. NAA Thu 29, 8pm-10pm Bat Walk See how many of our bat species you can spot. £5 adult, £2.50 child. B 01483 222482
June Sun 8 & Sun 22, 12pm-4pm Pony Magic NAA + £2.50 per ride Sun 15, 11am-4pm Canine Capers Enjoy fun and games with your four legged friend in our friendly competitions! NAA + £1.50 per entry into a category.
July Sun 20, 1pm-3pm Hatchlands Bike Day Enjoy a display of Harley Davidsons and classic bikes (event subject to weather). NAA
Sun 27, 11am-4pm Have a Go Archery NAA + £2 for 6 arrows.
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August Every Friday, 11am-4pm August Fun Day Fridays Enjoy arts and crafts, giant garden games and a children’s trail. Plus pony rides (£2.50) and archery (£2) on selected days. NAA + £2 per child. Thu 7, 6pm-8pm (gates open 5.30pm) Outdoor theatre: Alice in Wonderland A fabulous family musical by the Cambridge Touring Theatre. Tickets: £12 adult, £8 child, £32 Family (2 adults & up to 2 children). Under 3’s Free B Guildford TIC Thu 14, 21 & 28, 7.30pm-9.30pm Bat Walk See how many of our bat species you can spot. £5 Adult, £2.50 child. B 01483 222482 Sun 24 Aug & Mon 25, 11am-5pm August Bank Holiday Enjoy games on the lawn and pony rides on Sunday and Have a go archery on Monday. NAA + £2.50 per ride + £2 for 6 arrows. Sun 31, 7pm-9.30pm (gates open 6.30pm) Outdoor theatre: Romeo and Juliet Join the all male cast of the Lord Chamberlain’s men this summer for the world’s greatest love story. Tickets: £16 adult, £8 child, £40 family (2 adults & up to 2 children). B Guildford TIC
September Sat 13, 11am-5.30pm Heritage Open Day Visit the parkland and courtyard for Heritage Open
Day. Free Entry to the parkland. Sun 14, 11am-5.30pm Heritage Open Day Visit Hatchlands for Heritage Open Day. Free Entry Have a Go Archery, 11am-4pm + £2 for 6 arrows.
October Thu 23, 11am-1pm Autumn Colour Walk As part of the Great British Walking Festival, join our gardener for a guided walk through the parkland. NAA + £4 adult, £2 child. B 01483 222482.
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Sun 26, 11am-4pm Have a Go Archery NAA + £2 for 6 arrows. Tue 28-Thu 30, 11am-3.30pm Halloween Activities Half term arts and crafts. NAA
December Sat 13, 8pm-10pm Music and Readings, by Ayres and Graces Enjoy traditional festive music and prose. £16 adult, £8 child. B Guildford TIC Sun 14, 1pm-3pm Christmas Animal Visit See the animals in the courtyard and meet Father Christmas. NAA Sun 14, 3pm-4pm Christmas Carols Festive carols and readings for young and old. £8 adult, £4 child, £20 family (2 adults and up to 2 children). B Guildford TIC
How to find us
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Hatchlands Park East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT Telephone 01483 222482 Email email@example.com
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hatchlands-park Gift Aid Admission* House and gardens Parkland only
Adult Child Family £8.90 £4.40 £22.20 £4.70 £2.30
*including a voluntary donation of at least 10%; visitors can, however, choose to pay the standard admission prices which are displayed at the property and at www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Opening times 2014 House and garden * 1 Apr–31 Jul 1 Aug–31 Aug 2 Sep–30 Oct Park walks and NGS quiet garden 1 Apr–2 Nov Shop and tea-room ** 1 Apr–2 Nov
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*Garden open 10:30 to 6 on house open days. **Shop and tea-room open Mondays and Fridays in August. Open Bank Holiday Mondays. Timed tickets to the house may be used during busy periods.
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