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Real Tree Weekend: World's End Wyevale Garden Centre

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'There's nothing quite like the distinctive scent of a real Christmas tree.  We have a range of pot-grown or cut, hand-pruned, specially selected trees of all sizes, including Nordman Firs and Swedish Style Nordman trees. 

This year, you'll find a forestful of supersized 4m trees in selected centres.  See for more details.

World's End Wyevale Garden Centre are hosting two Real Tree Weekends on:

5th - 6th December and

12th - 13th December 2015

During these weekends, you can expect:

  • To browse their wide range of real Christmas trees
  • Expert advice on hand to help you choose the perfect tree
  • FREE Festive Forage Kids Activity
  • FREE hot chocolate

We're so confident our real trees will stay looking good until Christmas, if you're not completely happy we'll replace it for free any time before Christmas Day.'

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11:00 am11:00

Christmas Wreath Making

It wouldn't be Christmas without hanging a wreath on the door!

Ever wondered how the professionals make those stunning Christmas wreaths? Get into the festive spirit and create something special this Christmas! Places are limited. Tea, coffee and festive nibbles included. All materials are provided and included in the cost of your workshop. Take your wreath home - ready to proudly hang on your door. No previous experience required. Your wreath will also make a great gift. Workshop runs from 11 am to 2:00pm.

Event details

  • Booking Essential 01494 755573
    £35 per person
  • Please wear comfortable clothing.
  • The class will meet in Hughenden's Study base.
  • Assistance Dogs only are welcome
  • This activity is suitable for those 16 and over.
  • We apologize, but this venue is not wheelchair accessible.

More Information: Hughenden, 01494 755573,


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12:00 pm12:00

Diwali Weekend Crafts

Prepare for the celebrations for the Festival of Lights. Celebrate the colour and richness of this traditional festival with some traditional (and not so traditional) craft activities.

Come and celebrate the 'Festival of Lights' at Osterley with free community crafts in the Study Base. Free Event. No booking required but please be aware that the Formal Gardens and the activities may become busy.

Event details

  • Booking Not Needed
  • Normal Admission Charges Apply
  • Crafts will be located in the Study Base. This will be sign posted from the Stable Block Courtyard.
  • Children welcome
  • Please see main Osterley Website for accessibility

Free event located in the Study Base

Gates open: 12pm
Last admission time: 3.30pm
Gardens open at 10:00 with craft activities starting at 12:00. Last entry for the activities will be 15:30 with them closing at 16:00. The gardens will remain open until 17:00
Free event (normal admission charges apply)

More Information: Ian Grierson, 02082325070,

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10:30 am10:30

Christmas cookery school at Waddesdon Manor

Ensure Christmas is stress-free in the kitchen this year. If you're looking for some stylish ideas for entertaining that you can prepare in advance this is the day for you. Your day will include two-course lunch with wine, an information introduction to choosing wines and spirits for the festive season by our in-house wine advisor, Peter Tompkins, and a goody bag to take home including a recipe holder.

Event details

  • Booking Essential 01296 653226
  • Normal Admission Charges Apply Adult £45
  • See for lunch menu

More Information: Bookings, 01296 653226,

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10:00 am10:00

Den Building at Ham House & Garden

50 things to do before you're 11¾: Den building

The gardeners have been busy cutting down branches in the garden - collect the branches and build your secret hiding place in our den building area.

Den building is number 4 in the the National Trust's campaign - 50 things to do before you're 11¾

Gates open: 10am
Last admission time: 4.30pm
Free event (normal admission charges apply)

Event details

  • Booking Not Needed
  • Normal Admission Charges Apply
  • Assistance Dogs only are welcome
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