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Oct, 2019

Family Craft Workshop: Peg Dolls

Tue, 29th Oct at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
As our Halloween trail in set at 19th century Hestercombe, during half-term we’re making toys that Victorian children would have played with in a series of family craft workshops. On Tuesday 29th October, join us in the Apple Loft to make a peg doll. Drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm. Normal admission applies.

Family Craft Workshop: Spell Making

Wed, 30th Oct at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Join us for this magical workshop in the Bampfylde Hall and create a bag of spells to take home with you. Workshops at 10.30am, 11.15am, 12pm, 1pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm & 3.15pm. Workshops are 30 minutes long. Places are limited – book onto a workshop when you arrive at Hestercombe. Normal admission applies.

Penny Dreadful: Halloween Family Theatre

Wed, 30th Oct at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED If you have any queries about this event or its cancellation, please call our Visitor Reception on 01823 413923.   Look behind you… BOO! If you don’t mind a bit of a scare, bring the family along to this spooky Halloween pantomime and experience a host of different characters from the popular Victorian penny dreadful stories. Audience participation is encouraged as you take part in the stories of Mrs’ Lovett, Sweeney Todd and more,…

Family Craft Workshop: Make a Thaumatrope

Thu, 31st Oct at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
As our Halloween trail is set at 19th century Hestercombe, during half-term we’re making toys that Victorian children would have played with in our series of family craft workshops. On Thursday 31st October, we’ll be making thaumatropes in the Bampfylde Hall. Drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm. Normal admission applies.

Nov, 2019

Creepy Crawlies with Exmoor Zoo

Fri, 1st Nov at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Exmoor Zoo with be in the Bampfylde Hall with their menagerie of creepy crawlies including giant snails and tarantulas. 10am – 3pm. Normal admission applies.      

Nordic Walking

£59
Tue, 5th Nov at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, 19th Nov, 2019

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Nordic Walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles, burning up to 46% more calories than regular walking does. It tones the upper arms, shoulders and back muscles and reduces load and strain on the lower body.
Nordic Walking Nordic Walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles, burning up to 46% more calories than regular walking does. It tones the upper arms, shoulders and back muscles and reduces load and strain on the lower body. Great for all ages and levels of fitness, it’s a great way of keeping fit and enjoying the great outdoors! This November, enjoy a series of four sessions of Nordic Walking provided by partners 1610. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Hestercombe…

Nordic Walking

£59
Tue, 12th Nov at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, 19th Nov, 2019

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Nordic Walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles, burning up to 46% more calories than regular walking does. It tones the upper arms, shoulders and back muscles and reduces load and strain on the lower body.
Nordic Walking Nordic Walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles, burning up to 46% more calories than regular walking does. It tones the upper arms, shoulders and back muscles and reduces load and strain on the lower body. Great for all ages and levels of fitness, it’s a great way of keeping fit and enjoying the great outdoors! This November, enjoy a series of four sessions of Nordic Walking provided by partners 1610. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Hestercombe…

Christmas Market

Fri, 15th Nov to Sun, 17th Nov
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Visit Hestercombe's Christmas Market near Taunton in Somerset between 16-18 November 2018
Come and explore our annual Christmas market near Taunton in the heart of Somerset, featuring over 70 festive stalls bursting with beautiful gifts, delicious treats and unusual hand-crafted items. Choirs and bands will be performing festive music in the Courtyard and we’ll have entertainment to keep the little ones busy (weekend only). In the Stables Café and Bampfylde Hall we’ll be selling festive food and drink including wonderfully crumbly mince pies, indulgent Yule logs, Christmas cake and mugs of creamy…

Nordic Walking

£59
Tue, 19th Nov at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, 19th Nov, 2019

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Nordic Walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles, burning up to 46% more calories than regular walking does. It tones the upper arms, shoulders and back muscles and reduces load and strain on the lower body.
Nordic Walking Nordic Walking uses 90% of the body’s muscles, burning up to 46% more calories than regular walking does. It tones the upper arms, shoulders and back muscles and reduces load and strain on the lower body. Great for all ages and levels of fitness, it’s a great way of keeping fit and enjoying the great outdoors! This November, enjoy a series of four sessions of Nordic Walking provided by partners 1610. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Hestercombe…

Deer in a Day Christmas Willow Workshop

£95
Thu, 21st Nov at 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
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One event on Thu, 21st Nov, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Fri, 22nd Nov, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sat, 23rd Nov, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Mon, 25th Nov, 2019 at 9:30 am

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Christmas willow workshop
*Extra workshops added on Saturday 23rd and Monday 25th due to popularity!* Expert willow weaver Sophie Courtiour will guide you through the process of creating a beautiful willow deer at this fun workshop. Take your deer home to display in your garden or use it as a festive decoration. Enjoy tea, coffee and mince pies while you work in the Bampfylde Hall and a delicious two-course lunch will be served at the halfway point of your exciting project. The workshop…