Schools

Take learning into the great outdoors! A school visit to The Alnwick Garden will be the best day out of the classroom you've had in ages!

A visit to The Alnwick Garden - what's included?

A visit to The Alnwick Garden is an exciting journey of exploration; the landscape is bursting with learning potential. Make The Garden your outdoor classroom, whether for an informal, fun day or for a lesson or project linked to the curriculum. The Garden is an inspiring resource for subjects as diverse as science and horticulture to technology and art.

The Alnwick Garden - Group Rates

Garden admission:

  • Adult (1 free for every 10 children): £9.00
  • Child: £3.50

We also run programmes for school groups and garden clubs who would like to learn more about vegetable growing. The Roots and Shoots programme is taught in small groups by our expert gardeners. Schools who would like to be considered for this programme need to contact groups@alnwickgarden.com for information about available dates. The programme changes according to the time of year and the crops in the garden.

Click here to download our education booking form.

Programmes by Special Design

In The Alnwick Garden you will find many different learning opportunities and we will happily design a programme suited for your curriculum. Programme ideas: art and architecture, water, garden history, geometry, poisonous plants, drug awareness. Suitable for Early Years/Key Stage 1 and 2, Key Stage 3/4, College, University.

Risk Assessments

For help planning your trip, please see the attached risk assessment documents. We recommend you make a preliminary visit to help you get the most out of your trip and we are happy to offer a complimentary ticket for each teacher. Complimentary tickets for your preliminary visit must be arranged in advance, please contact 01665 511352.

Please find below risk assessments for Educational Trips to The Alnwick Garden:

All school visits must be booked in advance, to make a group booking or to find our more please contact the team at groups@alnwickgarden.com or call 01665 511352.

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The Alnwick Garden is more than a garden, it is a registered charity that places people at its heart, whether they be individuals or part of a community. As well as standing for contemporary gardening excellence, The Garden stimulates change through play, learning, the arts, healthy activity, addressing disability and the economic renaissance of a rural community.

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