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The Great Garden Adventure

23 July 2022 to 4 September 2022 RHS Garden Bridgewater

Have a Great Garden Adventure this summer at RHS Garden Bridgewater.
Set off on an explorer quest to see what you can discover, get closer to nature on a bug hunt and let your imagination run wild on a mindfulness adventure walk. We’ve got welly walks and storytime for little explorers too.
Daily Events
Explorer Quest
Saturday 23 July – Sunday 4 September
10am – 6pm, self-led trail
Explore a trail full of adventures and activities. Crack the codes around the garden and discover exciting outdoor challenges to try.
Weekly events
Enjoy additional events each week throughout the summer (23 July – 4 September)
Activities are included with garden admission, free to RHS members and drop-in unless stated otherwise.
Mon 25 July, Fri 5 Aug, Mon 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug
Interactive Storytime with ZooLab
Middlewood Events
Let your imagination run wild at this fun interactive storytelling event. Hear a tale of garden adventure written especially for Bridgewater and meet the mini-beast characters who star in it.
Fri 29 Jul, Mon 1 Aug, Fri 12, 19, 26 Aug, Fri 2 Sep
Wild Wings Birds of Prey
11am – 4pm, 29 Jul, 1 Aug Learning Studios; all other dates Middlewood Events
Meet magnificent owls, hawks, falcons and eagles and watch them take flight in the garden. Flight times and location will be advertised on the day
Every Tuesday
Toddler Tuesdays
10:15, 11:30am, Welcome Building; 1pm Middlewood Events
£2.50 per child, booking opens soon
A special adventure for little explorers aged 0-4 years old, including a fun welly walk and story time.
Every Wednesday
Wellbeing Wednesdays
4 times a day, 45 mins per session, meet at Middlewood Events
Connect with nature and use all your senses on a guided Wildfulness Walk through the garden.
Every Thursday
Big Bug Hunt
11am, 1pm & 2pm, Learning Garden
Grab your magnifying glass and join the education team to find out all about the creepy-crawlies that live in the garden.
Planting and craft activities
Every Tuesday and Thursday, Fri 12, 19, 26 Aug, Fri 2 Sep
1pm – 3:30pm, Middlewood Events
Get creative and have a go at a nature inspired craft workshop, from creating a giant tree out of bark rubbings to creating your own bird feeder.

Advance booking for garden required, normal garden admission prices apply.

All activities are free and drop-in unless otherwise stated

RHS Members and under 5’s go free and Salford residents can visit for free every Tuesday.