Hop along to Easter Excitements in Sevenoaks

It’s all “hopping” and happening in Sevenoaks this Easter holiday season! Take the family out for an egg-citing trail or hunt to catch those elusive bunnies or carrots. Or for a change, hunt for mythical sea beasts in the gardens at Penshurst. Every location has a tempting cafe, so if you just want to watch the rest of the family at work, you’ve the perfect excuse to relax and enjoy your latte and home-made bake.

The list of choices is long, so why not enjoy more than one Easter outing?

Great Comp Garden, Platt, near Sevenoaks

Easter Egg Hunt: Friday 19 - Monday 22 April

Hunt for bunnies in this delightful 7 acre garden.

Hever Castle, Hever

Easter Family fun: 6 - 22 April

Find the golden carrot for a chance to win a golden hamper! Search for the hidden bunnies and enjoy the daily Easter Bonnet making craft activity.

Lullingstone World Garden, Eynsford

Easter family trail and quiz: Easter weekend, 20 - 22 April

Scour the World Garden for clues!

Penshurst Place, Penshurst

What Lurks beneath the Inky Sea: 6 - 22 April

Find mythical sea beasts in the gardens; make a sea beast in the craft workshops in the Old Coach House and enjoy story telling on 21 April.

Riverhill Himalayan Garden, Sevenoaks

Easter Bunny Hunt: 17 - 22 April

Hunt the bunnies in this glorious rhododendron garden!

Please check individual websites for opening hours and prices.

THE Flowers of Spring!

Bluebells are THE flowers of an English Spring.  The Evening Standard reported recently that Sevenoaks district has some of the best displays of these brilliant massed blooms.

So come and visit to admire the cerulean carpets of this Spring classic! Stunning displays can be seen at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, NT Ightham Mote, Chartwell and Emmetts Garden.  All are within a short drive from Sevenoaks, so why not make a bluebell visit a weekend trip? See www.simplysevenoaks.co.uk for some great accommodation choices.

 

 

Switzerland in Sevenoaks!

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, in conjunction with Tonbridge Old Fire Station, are offering a unique Christmas experience!  Skating, warming seasonal refreshments at an Alpine cafe, breakfast and afternoon tea with Santa, and Christmas lunch and parties are all available from 1 December to 7 January.

Skate under the stars, nibble a seasonal treat and celebrate in atmospheric style!  What better way to slide into the Christmas season.

The more is . . .

Get out and about, to re-visit the old, or to discover the new!  So why not visit Sevenoaks District, which has so much on its doorstep to explore?  Heritage - Knole, Chartwell, Ightham Mote, Chiddingstone, Hever, Penshurst,  and we could go on; gardens - Emmetts Garden, Great Comp, Lullingstone, Riverhill Himalayan Garden; vineyards - The Mount; walks, shops, restaurants, cafes and as they always say, so much more . . .

But it's true and the more?  The more is our fantastic offering of guest accommodation with a style and price to suit every visitor.  Need to know more? Visit www.simplysevenoaks.co.uk to be, well simply delighted! 

Riverhill Himalayan Garden Bluebell Festival

First snowdrops, then tulips and now bluebells are bursting out all over!  But what a treat lies in store for you at Riverhill Himalayan Garden in Sevenoaks with its annual bluebell festival.  Enjoy bluebell walks, an art exhibition, bluebell themed crafts to buy or just simply savour a coffee & delicious homemade cake and admire these quintessential English flowers. 

New Season's "news" . . .

Riverhill Himalayan Garden is open for 2017 with new surprises and delights.  The same delicious home-baked food is available in the cafe; and the gardens are looking stunning in Spring colours. The excitement for 2017 is the new garden shop - linger, hanker and then buy!  You'll be very tempted . . .