Days Out

What’s On In May At Penshurst Place

Bank Holiday — Bushcraft Skills and Camping Hacks

6th – 7th May, 11.00am – 5.00pm

Pull on your boots and head down to the Woodland Trail at Penshurst Place to see specialists from Camp Wilderness demonstrating survival skills such as fire building and knotting ropes, along with essential camping hacks.

Offering great fun for all the family to get involved, it’s a chance to up your bushcraft know-how in plenty of time for your summer adventures.


Beasts Roadshow

26th – 27th May, 11.00am – 5.00pm

A must for animal lovers young and old, the Beasts Roadshow is back for the Spring bank holiday weekend. Get ready to see some squirming, scaly and sometimes squealing reptiles, mammals and insects from The Hawking Centre, who will be on hand to offer fascinating insights into their amazing critters.  There’s even a chance hold a few, if you dare!


Snappy Spring Holiday

26th May – 3rd June, 10.30am – 6.30pm

Trails: 10.30am – 6pm
Children’s Crafts: 11am – 4pm

Smartphones at the ready for half-term fun — explore the Penshurst Place gardens in a quest to discover the location of the photos taken around the grounds, and match them to those featured on a trail sheet.

While following the trail, capture your own favourite images of Penshurst Place and share photos of your completed sheets using the hashtag #SnappedAtPenshurst for a chance to win a family season ticket.*

When you’ve completed the trail, head down to the Old Coach House and try your hand at a few bug themed family craft activities to make a swaying snail, beetle mask or paper-chain caterpillar.

*Family season ticket will be a standard 2+2 or 3+1 ticket; any additional children can be added to the card at an additional cost. All season tickets are valid for one year. Visit for more information regarding season tickets.

Unless otherwise stated, activities are free with admission. Please visit for more information.

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