This exciting course is run by Claudia Waller, a partner of Hawthorn Heavy Horses based at Hylands. She specialises in the use of working horses for forestry and conservation work. Claudia has a BSc in Equine Studies and 12 years’ experience of working heavy horses.
You will learn how to:Dates & Times: Monday, 27 October 2014 - 9:30am
Come and experience the magic and tranquillity of a woodland setting with one of our rare breed horses. The day will include a logging demonstration in the woods then having a go at it yourselves. You will experience what a horse loggers day in the woods involves including tea breaks and lunch in the great outdoors. Meet at the Stables Visitor Centre.
Participants: Please download and complete the welfare form and information sheet on the right. All participants must bring the welfare form with them on the morning of their experience dayDates & Times: Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 10:00am
Join a Guided Tour of Hylands House run by our knowledgeable Tour Leaders. No need to book.
If you would like a Guided Tour for your group on another day, please call 01245 605500 to discuss your requirements.Dates & Times: Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 11:00am
Join us in the chic surroundings of the brand new Grand Pavilion with its mix of elegant drapes, chandeliers and unique themed décor which offers the perfect space for small & large groups to come together under one roof to indulge in some festive fun.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 7:00pm
One of Britain’s best-loved and most successful groups, Wet Wet Wet, have been making people smile, swoon and dance for over 25 years. We are delighted to welcome them to the idyllic venue of Hylands Estate. Special guests to be announced.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 7:00pm
A weekend full of classic country and craft activities and entertainment here at Hylands Estate.
- Ring demonstrations
- Rural Crafts
- Music & entertainment
- Cookery demonstrations
- Children's area
- Dog shows and agility
Please use the entrance from A414 Greenbury Way for access to the show.
For full details visit www.hylandscountryshow.co.ukDates & Times: Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 10:00am
The Tuesday Toddle sessions are run approximately every month throughout the year, with a break during the school summer holiday period. The Toddles are an opportunity for parents with pre-school children to enjoy a guided walk in the park and garden areas surrounding Hylands House along with other parents with children of a similar age. The routes chosen for the walk on the whole take into account those with pushchairs although a short detour maybe necessary from time to time to avoid steps etc. Maximum of three children per adult.
Dates & Times: Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 10:00am
Island Inflatables bring this fabulously bouncy park to the back lawn of Hylands House. There will be a huge selection of inflatables for the kids to play on, why not bring a picnic and relax whilst they burn off all that energy.
2 session are available every day:
11am - 1.30pm
2pm - 4.30pm
Wristbands are £5 per session, £3.50 for under 3's. Wristbands are available on the day only.
This activity is weather dependant. Please refer back to this page before making your journey to Hylands if you are concerned about bad weatherDates & Times: Sunday, 3 August 2014 - 11:00am
The perfect gift or personal experience. Enjoy a day working with one of our rare breed heavy horses including grooming, harness care and an introduction to coach driving techniques with the opportunity to take the reins yourself. This is an exclusive day with only 4 people, maximum, booked on.
Different experience days run throughout the year. Age 16+.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 5 July 2014 - 10:00am
Please note our Farmers and Craft Markets will not be held in January and February due to the risk of adverse weather.
Set amongst the tranquil surroundings of Hylands Stables Visitor Centre you will find many specialist foods including:
- freshly baked breads
- homemade cakes
- Indian foods
- specialist wines
- fine sausages and
- a growing number of craft stalls.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 10:00am
As part of Hylands WW1 Heritage weekend, children will taking part in making a poppy and creating a poem to be part of a collective display to be exhibited in the Stables Visitor Centre in November.
Booking not required but places may be limited at busy times.
For more details please contact 01245 605523Dates & Times: Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 11:00am
The Hylands Big Draw, campaign for drawing.
Come along and join in with this year's event with the theme of "It's Our World" and let your imagination run free! Everyone is welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult.
For more details please contact 01245 605523
Dates & Times: Monday, 27 October 2014 - 11:00am