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Aug, 2019

Naughty Gnomes Trail

Free
Sat, 17th Aug at 10:00 am to Sun, 1st Sep at 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Summer activities for children - help Gertrude the Bat track down some naughty gnomes in this fun family summer trail at Hestercombe.
Help Gertrude the Bat track down some naughty gnomes in this fun family summer trail at Hestercombe. Explore our gardens as you try and spot the 6 multi-coloured gnomes dotted around the landscape to fill in the wordsearch. As you look, learn a bit about Hestercombe’s history, as well as the rare Lesser Horseshoe bats that roost here throughout the year. Hand in your completed word search and collect a sticker! For an extra challenge, older children can try and…

Model Boats on the Mill Pond

£1
Fri, 23rd Aug at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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One event on Fri, 23rd Aug, 2019 at 10:00 am

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Join us for model boats on the Mill Pond at Hestercombe
We’ll be sailing some beautiful model boats on the Mill Pond and there’ll be some small radio-controlled ones for you to have a go with too. No need to book – just come on down to the Pear Pond when you arrive at Hestercombe. £1 per child.  Normal admission applies. 10am – 4pm

Terrific Tuesday – Hestercombe Adventurers

Tue, 27th Aug at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Calling all adventurers for our last Terrific Tuesday. We think adventure matters. That kids need it. And that the world needs adventurous kids… Let your little ones try their hand at the ancient sport of Archery with BBland Outdoor Pursuits. Great for the development of hand-eye coordination skills and perfect for igniting the adventurer within! Nurture your inner adventurer with our comando bandana making workshop.  You’ll learn the names of the different plants and flowers at Hestercombe and harness their camo-power to create…