Plant Hunters Weekend at Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
25th August - 27th August 2018
Celebrating the lives of some of Britain’s most intrepid plant hunters, Tom and friends in Victorian dress lead FREE guided tour of the World Garden at 1.30 – 3.30pm - join at any time! Adults £10, Children under 15 - FREE Second Chance Animal Rescue (SCAR) will have some special animals and reptile guests joining us during our garden tour. SCAR expert handlers during the tour will showcase different animals to see amongst the continents to truly bring the tour alive. Visitors are offered a unique glimpse into the past to experience an authentic plant hunter’s expedition camp, complete with plant presses, roaring fire, porters and canvas tents. Light refreshments available in the new Castle marquee or bring a picnic to enjoy in the grounds. Set within 120 acres of beautiful Kent countryside, Lullingstone Castle is one of England’s oldest family estates, dating back to the time of Domesday. An historic family mansion frequented by Henry VIII and Queen Anne. It is also home to the UK’s first ever ‘World Garden of Plants’ the vision of modern-day plant hunter Tom Hart Dyke.
See our website www.lullingstonecastle.co.uk for full details and admission.