Would you like to tend to the most exciting contemporary gardens to be designed in the last 100 years? The Alnwick Garden was created by Jacques and Peter Wirtz and is based on a concept of the Duchess of Northumberland. They used cutting edge technology and imaginative design to create an experience that captures the visitor and appeals to every one of their senses. Now you can be a part of that wonderful experience by helping The Garden come to life. You will receive expert tuition from a professional Alnwick gardener and develop your green-fingered skills during this half day's hands-on gardening experience. Once your gardening experience is over you are free to explore the delights this garden has to offer or you can sit back and admire your hard work. You will also receive a beautiful Alnwick Rose to take home as a memento of your day.
What's Included? A half-day experience. Includes expert guidance and tuition from a professional Alnwick gardener. An Alnwick Rose designed by David Austin will be given as a memento of your day. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
- A half-day experience
- Includes expert tuition from a professional Alnwick gardener
- Take home an Alnwick Rose as a memento of your day
What happens on the day? Experience the beauty of The Alnwick Garden. You will arrive in good time to get started at 10.00. A professional Alnwick gardener will provide expert guidance and tuition throughout your half-day experience. You'll enjoy getting stuck in and helping to maintain these beautiful gardens. You'll receive a souvenir Alnwick Rose to take home with after you have finished your work in The Garden. Explore the acres of fascinating gardens and take in one of the world's largest treehouses. It will be a fantastic day that you will not forget.
Participant guidelines - Minimum age 18. Participants must have a reasonable level of fitness as manual work does take place including lifting and kneeling. The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary.
Availability - This experience is available on selected weekdays only throughout the year; normally twice a month. Please contact the supplier at the time of booking for updated availability. We recommend you book at least eight weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Please allow 5 hours for the experience. The experience runs from 10.00 to 15.00.
What should I wear? You are advised to wear clothing appropriate for the weather and gardening.
What about the weather? This experience will continue in light rain, however, please call the supplier the morning of the experience if you are unsure as to whether it will go ahead.