Half Term Fun For All The Family: Live Show & Petting Zoo

Half Term for all the family

Join us at Half Term for a week of fun for all the family!

Fabulous live animal show:

  • Including Mr Racoon, Skunk, Honey Bear & friends
  • Learn fun facts about all the animals& enjoy the petting zoo

Show Times: 

  • 12pm
  • 2pm

Show Price:

  • £4 per child

BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW. Includes free child entry to the Arboretum with each ticket purchased 


2018 Season Opening Hours

The 2018 Winter Season 

Following our winter break The Arboretum & Gardens will be re-opening for the 2018 season from Saturday 17th February 2018.


HALF TERM opening times for the 2018 Season (17 Feb - 25 Feb 2018) 

Monday - Friday 10am to 5pm 

Saturday & Sunday 11am to 4pm 

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Core opening times for the 2018 Winter Season (28 Feb - 23 March 2018) 

Wednesday - Sunday 11am to 4pm 

Mondays & Tuesdays CLOSED


We are here to help. Tel: 01299 861368 during office hours (Monday - Thursday 9am to 5pm / 9am to 4pm Fridays) for:

  • General Enquiries
  • Group Bookings including Gardening Club & Schools Bookings
  • Annual Passes
  • Forrest School Parties
  • Birthday Parties
  • Gift Vouchers
  • Event Enquiries

If the line is busy, or you are calling out of hours, leave us a message and we will be happy to call you back.


'Sunday afternoon walk with views'

"Have visited before, lovely colours in Autumn. If you have a card from the gardners world it's BOGOF so even better. You can sit on benches and take in the views of the seven valley railway and the river meandering through. Nice little coffee shop too."


Pam Visited November 2017