Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Easter at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden - Norfolk Broads


Head to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham in the Norfolk Broads for an Easter Egg Trail, Scavenger Hunt and Geocache Trail over the Easter holidays.

The Easter Egg Trail is on Good Friday, March 29 from 11am to 4pm. Follow the Guess Who? trail round the garden to the Glade, with an ‘eggy’ prize at the end. Normal garden entry applies plus £2 per child for the Easter Egg Trail (every child will receive an egg).

The Scavenger Hunt Bonanaza runs from Saturday, March 30 to Sunday, April 14, daily 10am to 5pm. Go scavenger hunting in the woods and fit as many tiny objects as you can into a small container, normal garden entry charges.

The Geocache Trail runs from Thursday, March 28 until the autumn, featuring a visual cache trail round the garden. Visitors will need their own gps device, portable sat nav, or sat nav app on their smart phone. The clue list will be available in the gift shop; normal garden entry charges.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk, t. 01603 270449.

The garden is open daily all year from 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day and closes 4pm in the winter).  Garden entry is adult £6, concessions £5.50 and child £3.50 (under 5 free); free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden. Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.