Hug a Tree Trail

Why not try the 'Hug a Tree Trail' which offers fun facts and activities at each of the 8 stops around the garden.  This involves measuring trees, making leaf rubbings, searching for mini beasts and learning about the Mongolian Pine, Oliver's Lime, Giant Aspen and more.  All equipment required including activity sheet, compass, tape measure, brush, bug pot and magnifying glass can be found in the handy backpack which can be collected at the ticket office and returned at the end of your visit.  This trail is suitable for ages 4 to 12.

Vanishing Acts Trail: Trees Under Threat

This is a compelling look at threatened and endangered trees and the importance of taking action to save them. Explore the whole garden as you spot these sculptural installations and the trees they discuss. Discover how trees are important to us and some of the surprising familiar trees that are at risk of being lost forever.