Have a Hoppy Easter at RHS Garden Wisley

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Easter events every day throughout the holidays, Saturday 28 March – Sunday 12 April 2015







Planting seeds at RHS Garden Wisley

RHS Garden Wisley is celebrating Easter with a colourful programme of activities for all the family to enjoy whatever the weather. Hop around the garden on the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt, get stuck into craft activities, and enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as the garden bursts into bloom.

This Easter events available every day will get kids out into the garden with music, storytelling and hands-on activities, and these can be enjoyed at no added cost to the standard garden entry fee. Little ones can join in the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt and search the garden on the trail of the Lindt Gold Bunny, following clues to lead to a delicious Lindt treat. Spring bulbs will be blooming and there will be den-building, as well as spring wildlife to spot from the bird hide.

Food lovers will also be in for a treat at Easter with everything from traditional marzipan-topped simnel cake to indulgent rice- crispy cake studded with chocolate eggs. Our artisan bakery will be making Wisley hot cross buns – enjoy them in the garden or buy a bag to take home – and the restaurant will be serving a seasonal Easter-inspired menu.

Normal garden entry applies & suitable for all the family. For more information visit www.rhs.org.uk/wisley


Notes to editors

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Opening times and ticket prices may vary by event. Full details can be found at www.rhs.org.uk/wisley
RHS members enjoy free entry to RHS Gardens and discounted entry to RHS Flower Shows.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB
www.rhs.org.uk/wisley, 0845 260 9000

Opening times
The garden is open every day except for Christmas Day.
Mon – Fri: 10am – 6pm
Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays: 9am – 6pm
(closes 4.30pm 19 October 2015 – 4 March 2016)
Last admission is one hour before closing.

Admission prices
RHS members enjoy free entry with a family guest (entitlements may vary according to membership type).

Adults £12.00 (£13.20 Including Gift Aid)
Children (5 – 16yrs) £ 6.00 (£6.60 Including Gift Aid)
Children under 5yrs Free
Family (2 + 2) £29.75 (£32.75 Including Gift Aid)
Groups of more than 10 people £10.80 per person
Group visits must be booked in advance

About RHS Gardens
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About the RHS
The Royal Horticultural Society was founded in 1804 by Sir Joseph Banks and John Wedgwood for the encouragement and improvement of the science, art and practice of horticulture. We held our first flower shows in 1820, were granted a Royal Charter in 1861 and acquired RHS Garden Wisley, the first of our gardens, in 1903. From our first meetings in a small room off London’s Piccadilly, we have grown to become the world’s largest gardening charity.

Today the RHS is committed to providing a voice for all gardeners. We are driven by a simple love of plants and a belief that gardeners make the world a better place. 211 years on we continue to safeguard and advance the science, art and practice of horticulture, creating displays that inspire people to garden. In all aspects of our work we help gardeners develop by sharing our knowledge of plants, gardens and the environment.

RHS membership is for anyone with an interest in gardening. Support the RHS and secure a healthy future for gardening. For more information call: 0845 130 4646, or visit www.rhs.org.uk/join

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The RHS believes that gardening improves the quality of life and that everyone should have access to great garden experiences. As a charity we help to bring gardening into people's lives and support gardeners of all levels and abilities; whether they are expert horticulturists or children who are planting seeds for the very first time.

RHS membership is for anyone with an interest in gardening. Support the RHS and secure a healthy future for gardening. For more information call: 0845 130 4646, or visit www.rhs.org.uk

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