Terrific Tuesdays 2019 at Hestercombe Gardens

In a nutshell

Check out the programme of events at Hestercombe in Somerset this summer. Choose from Circus Fun, Really Wild, Fairytales, Hestercombe Adventurers and more.

Taking place at

Hestercombe Gardens Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8LG

Contact details

Tel: 01823 413923

Web: www.hestercombe.com

Terrific Tuesdays 2019 at Hestercombe Gardens details...

Open 30 Jul - 27 Aug

Choose a Terrific Tuesday for the date of your summer day out in Somerset at Hestercombe Gardens. Every Tuesday in the school summer holidays families can enjoy a fun day of activities with a different theme. So find out what’s on and join in the fun.

Circus Fun – 30th July

Take the family along to have a go at circus skills on the Orangery Lawn and watch a dazzling aerialist show by Cirque de Silk. Then head to the Orangery itself to get creative with circus-themed crafts.

’Really Wild’ – 6th August

Kids will discover lots of fascinating facts about animals and their habitats at the Really Wild Learning Show. They will even have the chance to meet some snakes, frogs and other stars of the show. Also, meet gardener Ben to learn about underwater life in the Mill Pond and visit the Orangery for animal-inspired arts and crafts.

Fairytales & Fantasy – 13th August

A day of flower-magic, mythical creatures and folklore with plenty to inspire young imaginations. Join storyteller Sarah Mooney for interactive sessions throughout the day and create themed crafts in the Orangery.

Move it, Shake it! – 20th August

There will be yoga sessions, Hettie’s Outdoor Games on the Orangery Lawn and dance workshops. Sports-themed crafts in the Orangery afterwards will be the perfect way to cool down. Don’t forget to take suitable clothing and footwear ready for the sports.

Hestercombe Adventurers – 27th August

Put on some old clothes and enjoy adventures in the great outdoors. Young visitors can have a go at archery under the supervision of BBland Outdoor Pursuits and join in a range of nature-themed activities at ’Hestercombe Forest School’.


Normal admission charges apply.


Activities are usually available from 10am until 3pm.

Finally, please see Hestercombe Gardens’ website to confirm dates, times and other details.

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Hestercombe Gardens

Acres of glorious landscape and formal gardens in Somerset. Lots of space to run around and plenty to interest young visitors. Regular children's events.

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