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The Lost Summer

22nd July – 3rd September

The Lost Summer

22nd July – 3rd September

Daily 10am – 5pm

A return to outdoor play and summer adventure.

This summer The Lost Gardens of Heligan invite you to gather your friends and family for outdoor play and to build a den together. Explore den base camp, enjoy our camp fire, toast a marshmallow and chill out under the trees in a hammock. Try out our daily workshops and discover your wild side! 

Feeling adventurous?

Explore our play spaces located under the trees behind the Giants Head and on East Lawn.

Test your balancing skills, climb, crawl, leap, swing, jump and slide your way around our unique Heligan-made play spaces made from trees from our estate.

Join in the fun on East Lawn

Grab your friends and family and enjoy making a den together. 

What will your den look like?

Children, you are the designers and grown-ups, you are the helpers!

Relax a while in a hammock under the trees and join us by our campfire to toast your own marshmallow.

At the bottom of East Lawn by the campfire we invite you to join us on the Wildside.

Learn Bushcraft skills, watch demo's, create unique wild art or join in with our story music workshops.

Each day will be different:

Sat = Wild Art

Sun = Bushcraft

Mon = Wild Art

Tue = Wild Story music 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm and a Campfire singalong at 3.30pm.

Wed = Bushcraft

Thu = Bushcraft

Fri = Bushcraft

Elsewhere in Heligan 

Join our Wildlife team on Wednesdays; located in the tent by The Hide, 10am -4pm.

Explore, discover and learn about Heligan’s native birds, animals and insects.

Farm Tour on Thursday's; gather outside The Barn at 12noon and join our farm team  to 'do the rounds', meet our animals and learn about our native breeds and heritage practices.

All our activities are included in garden entry.