Living With Nature


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living with nature at hever castle

Living with Nature 16 – 24 February

Get back in touch with the great outdoors this February half term at Hever Castle.

You are invited to visit the historic castle in Kent between 16 – 24 February to discover more about conservation and local wildlife. Keep your little ones happy with the following activities.

Find out how to encourage wildlife into your garden and join Hever Castle’s gardeners on a stroll around the grounds to learn about natural and manmade habitats. Become a ‘Wildlife Detective’ and take part in a self-guided walk to investigate animal footprints and tracks in the grounds. Warm up inside the Castle and discover animals and flowers hidden in the paintings and panelling of the Castle.

Encourage birds into your garden by building a bird feeder in a free workshop or buy a bag of bird food (50p per bag) and feed the birds and ducks at Hever Castle.


Wildlife Detective Walk – FREE
Investigate animal footprints and tracks on the self-guided walk around the grounds.
Times: 11:00 – 16:00

Habitat Tour – FREE
Join Hever Castle’s Gardens Team on a stroll around the grounds and learn about natural and manmade wildlife habitats.
Times: tours at 11:30 & 14:00

Make you own Bird Feeder – FREE
Make your own bird feeder using recycled plastic bottles in this self led activity.
Times: 11:00 – 15:30

Feed the Birds – 50p a bag
Buy a bag of bird food and feed the birds & ducks around the grounds at allocated feeding points, marked on the map.

Nature in History – FREE (Castle ticket required)
Find animals and flowers hidden in the paintings and panelling of the Castle and learn facts about their historical importance.
Times: 12:00 – 15:30

Face Painting – £4.00
Come and get your face painted by the fabulous Betty and her team.
Times: 11:00 – 15:30

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Always check details before travelling. Hever Castle reserves the right to close all or part of the Castle, grounds, catering outlets and activities, and to change or cancel events. Please note that use of partner offers may be restricted or not valid on event days.

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