Credit RHS/Trevor-Ray Hart

Have a Great Garden Adventure this summer at RHS Garden Bridgewater

Set off on an explorer quest to see what you can discover, get closer to nature on a bug hunt and let your imagination run wild on a mindfulness adventure walk. We’ve got welly walks and storytime for little explorers too.

Daily Events

Explorer Quest
Saturday 23 July – Sunday 4 September
10am – 6pm, self-led trail

Explore a trail full of adventures and activities. Crack the codes around the garden and discover exciting outdoor challenges to try. 

Weekly events

Enjoy additional events each week throughout the summer (23 July – 4 September)
Activities are included with garden admission, free to RHS members and drop-in unless stated otherwise. 

Mon 25 July, Fri 5 Aug, Mon 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug
Interactive Storytime with ZooLab
Middlewood Events

Let your imagination run wild at this fun interactive storytelling event. Hear a tale of garden adventure written especially for Bridgewater and meet the mini-beast characters who star in it.

Fri 29 Jul, Mon 1 Aug, Fri 12, 19, 26 Aug, Fri 2 Sep
Wild Wings Birds of Prey
11am – 4pm, 29 Jul, 1 Aug Learning Studios; all other dates Middlewood Events

Meet magnificent owls, hawks, falcons and eagles and watch them take flight in the garden. Flight times and location will be advertised on the day 

Every Tuesday
Toddler Tuesdays
10:15, 11:30am, Welcome Building; 1pm Middlewood Events 

£2.50 per child, booking opens soon
A special adventure for little explorers aged 0-4 years old, including a fun welly walk and story time. 

Every Wednesday
Wellbeing Wednesdays
4 times a day, 45 mins per session, meet at Middlewood Events 

Connect with nature and use all your senses on a guided Wildfulness Walk through the garden.

Every Thursday
Big Bug Hunt
11am, 1pm & 2pm, Learning Garden 

Grab your magnifying glass and join the education team to find out all about the creepy-crawlies that live in the garden.

Planting and craft activities
Every Tuesday and Thursday, Fri 12, 19, 26 Aug, Fri 2 Sep
1pm – 3:30pm, Middlewood Events

Get creative and have a go at a nature inspired craft workshop, from creating a giant tree out of bark rubbings to creating your own bird feeder.

Normal garden admission prices apply. 
All activities are free and drop-in unless otherwise stated
RHS Members and under 5’s go free and Salford residents can visit for free every Tuesday.

Visit for more info.


RHS Garden Bridgewater
Formal Garden
Family overlooking a small pond at RHHS Garden Bridgewater

Reviving the gardens of the historic 156 acre Worsley New Hall estate to create RHS Garden Bridgewater represents one of the largest gardening projects in Europe at this time.



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