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  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • New Forest Tourism Association
  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Gardening Event, Mon 10 - Sat 22 Apr 2017

VISITENGLAND QUALITY ASSURED VISITOR ATTRACTION, NF TOURISM ASSOC, HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOC FRIENDS

Visit Exbury Gardens in the New Forest today.

Visit Exbury Gardens in the New Forest today.

Details

Easter Holiday Fun at Exbury Gardens!

Come to Exbury over the Easter holidays and share in our exciting and interactive family fun events. From bushcraft and storytelling to perilous plant adventures and egg trails, there is something for everyone including the chance to win some golden ticket prizes! All events are FREE but normal gardens admission applies. A full schedule of what’s on is below and pre-booking for certain activities is essential.

Mortimer Sparks And The Perilous Plants Adventure Trail

Thrilling family fun with the world's bravest explorer Mortimer Sparks in an exclusive new adventure through the gardens. Join Mortimer & his trusty sidekick Jinx Calhoun as they follow in the footsteps of Exbury's great plant hunters in a marvellous mystery. All children must be accompanied by an adult, only 40 spaces per trail (including adults).

Thursday 13th April – 11.30am & 2.30pm. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Thursday 20th April - 11.30am & 2.30pm. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Saturday 22nd April - 11.30am & 2.30pm. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Bushcraft

Build a nature shelter, make a fire the bushcraft way and then toast marshmallows over it. Only 10 spaces per session, minimum age 5 years and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday 15th April - 10am - midday. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Sunday 16th April – 10am - midday. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Storytelling

Make woodland magic round a fire, enjoy the interactive storytelling of myths legends and folklore, while toasting marshmallows. Only 30 spaces per session, minimum age 5 years and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday 15th April - 2 - 4pm. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Sunday 16th April – 2 - 4pm. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Chocolate Workshops

Come and make an Easter egg lollipop with the very talented chocolatier Miss Witt. Only 12 spaces per session and all children must be accompanied by an adult.


Monday 11th April - 11.30am -1.00pm. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Tuesday 12th April - 2.00 - 3.30pm. Book your tickets by phoning 02380 891203

Owl AcademyOwl website

The Owl Academy has 15 different species from around the world – come and meet a selection of them and learn about these beautiful animals. Have an opportunity to hold one, have your photo taken and see them fly.

Wednesday 12th April & Wednesday 19th April (no booking necessary, just come to our Tea Rooms within the gardens and see them)

Easter Egg Trails

Golden ticket Become a super shell sleuth on our ‘Egg Explorer’ trail - discover the wild side of Exbury with our springtime meadow and river walk trails. Prizes galore to be won including some golden tickets!

Friday 14th – Monday 17th April - trails available every day. Free with gardens admission. No need to book, just pick one up on entry.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Buggies available to transport visitors to areas of the garden. Tea Rooms and seasonal Tea Garden. Toilets. Steam railway accessible for wheelchairs. Free wheelchair loan service.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 10 - Sat 22 Apr 2017 10:00

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 20 Mar - Wed 5 Apr Lachenalia Exhibition
Sun 9 Apr - Sun 11 Jun Four Seasons Art Exhibition
Mon 10 - Sat 22 Apr Easter at Exbury
Sun 23 Apr Devoted To Dogs Day

Address

Summer Lane,
Exbury,
Near Beaulieu,
SO45 1AZ

Location

Directions

See location of Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SU 418001  Lat: 50.79950 Long: -1.40760

Junction 2, M27 West, follow A326 to Fawley over series of roundabouts. At 7th roundabout follow signs to Exbury.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Buggies available to transport visitors to areas of the garden. Tea Rooms and seasonal Tea Garden. Toilets. Steam railway accessible for wheelchairs. Free wheelchair loan service.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • Full accessibility statement is available to view at www.exbury.co.uk