What's on

The Tales of Jemima Puddle-Duck cropped image of Jemima Puddle Duck poster

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

Outdoor Theatre - The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

Heritage tours

Heritage tours

Free guided walks, exploring the plants, wildlife, history and science of Ness.

Little Acorns Little acorns banner 1

Little Acorns

Weekly sessions for pre-schoolers.

Floristry & floral design white flowers

Floristry and floral design workshop

Discover the artistry of working with the finest seasonal flowers and foliage.

Nordic walking

Nordic walking

Join us for a social way to burn calories and improve fitness.

Courses at Ness Botanic Gardens Continuing Education logo which includes the photo of a building and the words

Continuing Education courses

Join a Continuing Education course delivered at Ness.

Forest bathing

Forest bathing

An opportunity to destress, relax, and enhance your wellbeing.

Ness Explorers Kids Club kids looking at apples

Ness Explorers Kids Club

A one-day kids club designed for children aged 7-10 years.

School visits

School visits

We offer a range of hands-on, curriculum-linked activities for visiting school groups.

Family activities Pressed flowers

Family Activities

Activities to take part in as a family during the school holidays

Bird Song and Breakfast Nuthatch sat in tree

Bird Song and Breakfast

Early morning walk to hear the birdsong followed by breakfast


Macramé workshops

The relaxing art of knotting cord in patterns to make decorative items

Celebrating Nature Day

Celebrating Nature Day

Celebrate nature with us! Activities for all the family

Punch & Judy and Magic shows Punch and Judy puppets

Will Cousins Punch and Judy and Magic Show

Wednesday 7 and 14 August

Members' talks and lectures Close up of a flower

An evening with Claire Lara

Join MasterChef winner for an evening talk

Bud-grafting roses and trees Pink petals of a rose across green leaves

Bud-grafting course

One day practical workshop