Autumn Birdwatch: 7 October, 12pm - 4pm

Meet our bird-watching experts and take a twitcher’s tour of Barnsdale with Phil Rudkin; our 38 gardens provide a wide variety of habitats for wildlife and even the youngest visitor will be able to get a great view using our woodland webcam.


You can see local craftsmen building bird-boxes for sale, and make a simple bird feeder yourself to take home, so grab your binoculars and come along- everyone is welcome, young and old!


Free with garden admission.

Barnsdale’s Scary Spooktacular: 28 October, 12pm - 4pm

Come for a walk in the Weird Woods where you can take part in apple bobbing. You can carve your own petrifying pumpkin to take home - it's frightening fun for all the family, and kids in costume visit free!

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.