Monday, 23 March 2015

Easter Holiday Events 2015 at Fairhaven Garden, Norfolk Broads

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden in the heart of the Norfolk Broads has a busy programme of events over the Easter holiday. There’s a daily Scavenger Hunt in the garden from March 28 to April 12 and the annual Easter Egg Hunt is on Good Friday, April 3. This is followed by the Forest Night Adventure on April 4 and a special Dawn Chorus boat trip on April 11.

Scavenger Hunt Bonanza, Saturday, March 28 to Sunday, April 12, 10am to 5pm, family event – a fortnight of scavenger hunting in the woods; fit as many tiny objects as you can into a small container. Included in garden entry. 

Easter Egg Hunt, Good Friday, April 3, 11am to 4pm. Family event – hunt for the colourful eggs that will lead you to a chocolate egg prize, plus face painting and Easter crafts for children. Garden entry: £6.20 adult, £5.70 concessions, £3.65 child (under 5 free), £2 extra per child for the Easter Egg trail (every child gets an egg).

Forest Night Adventure, Saturday, April 4, 8pm to 10pm. Experience the magic of the woodland garden at night with Jon Tyler of Wildforwoods; an adventure with astronomy, wildlife and sensory discovery - rounded off with just a touch of night magic. Ticket £8.50 adult, £5.50 child. Age 8+. Booking is essential. Sorry no dogs allowed on this event.

Fairhaven Garden, Norfolk Broads - Dawn Chorus
Dawn Chorus, Saturday, April 11 at 6.30am. This special boat trip round Fairhaven’s private broad will get close to the garden’s wildlife, followed by tea, coffee and croissants in the tearoom. Ticket £10 adult, £5 child. Booking essential.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham NR13 6DZ, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, t. 01603 270449. 

The garden is open daily all year from 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day), and on Wednesdays until 9pm from May to the end of August. Garden entry is £6.20 adult, £5.70 concessions, £3.65 child (under 5 free); free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. 

There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden and an accessible boat for trips on the broad from April to October (additional charge). Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. 

Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.