Summer Sundays at Barnsdale Gardens

It's all happening at Barnsdale! Every Sunday during July and August, we're offering family events, free with Garden entry.

Roses Day with Stuart Dixon: 1 July, 12pm - 4pm

A special day of informal walks and talks hosted by writer, broadcaster and rose fan Stuart Dixon.


So if you’re looking for a particular variety or just love roses, join Stuart to tour the Gardens and learn more- there’s no booking necessary and you’re welcome to join him for as long as you like.


Free with garden admission.

Summer Sundays, Hardy Plants Day: 8 July, 12pm - 4pm

Come and find out all you need to know about how to care for and grow the plants that love our climate.


Free with garden admission.

Summer Sundays, Medieval Garden History Day: 15 July, 12pm - 4pm

Meet our horticultural historian and find out what our ancestors grew for food and medicine


Free with garden admission.

Summer Sundays, Family Nature Trail: 22 July, 12pm - 4pm

Bring the children for a backyard safari around Barnsdale, to look for some of the creatures you might find there and see what they're doing. Try pond dipping, bird-spotting and bug hunting, or make an insect home.


Free with garden admission.

Just want to come for a spot of retail therapy and a great lunch or afternoon tea? Entry to the Barnsdale Gardens Gift Shop, Nursery and Tea Room is free.