Events



January 

Fruit Tree Pruning course
Sunday 25   10am - 1pm
Learn the theory behind pruning fruit trees and then have a go yourself in the Norton Priory apple orchard under expert tuition from Katie Lowe of Heathfield Orchards. All materials provided but please come dressed for working outdoors and with gloves. £25 per person. Call 01928 569 895.


February

Snowdrop Walk
Saturday 7   
12pm - 4pm
Enjoy the walled garden and woodlands on a special snowdrop walk organised by Child Bereavement UK. Join in with a children's trail and receive a goody bag at the end (£1 to play). Snowdrops are available to purchase and can be planted in a dedicated area in the grounds. Adults £2.50, children £1.50, children under 3 free. All money goes to Child Bereavement UK.

Fruit Tree Grafting course

Sunday 22    10am - 1pm
Learn the theory behind grafting fruit trees and then have a go yourself under expert tuition from Katie Lowe of Heathfield Orchards, who provide all the root stock. Participants will be able to take home their grafted fruit trees which will include old Cheshire varieties taken from the Norton Priory orchards. £25 per person. Call 01928 569 895 or book online.

Fruit Tree Grafting course
Tuesday 24    10am - 1pm
Learn the theory behind grafting fruit trees and then have a go yourself under expert tuition from Katie Lowe of Heathfield Orchards, who provide all the root stock. Participants will be able to take home their grafted fruit trees which will include old Cheshire varieties taken from the Norton Priory orchards. £25 per person. Call 01928 569 895 or book online.


March

Hedge Laying two day course
Saturday 7 & Sunday 8     10am - 4pm
A hands on hedge laying course with expert tuition by Pete Tonge from Heathfield Orchards in this ancient craft. On the course you will learn to clear/prepare the hedge, cut and lay the pleachers, fix the stakes and bindings, correctly use and maintain hedge laying tools, and the benefits of hedge laying for wildlife and landowners. Course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedge laying. £65 per person. Call 01928 569 895 or book online.

Mother's Day
Sunday 15    11am - 4pm
Enjoy Mother's Day in the beautiful Walled Garden with family activities and refreshments.



Wildlife Discovery Kids Club
Learn all about wildlife with our new wildlife club for children. Pay £3 per session or £20 for the year.
The club runs once a month from March - October.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance by ringing 01928 569895 or email info@nortonpriory.org
Saturday 21 March
Saturday 25 April
Saturday 23 May
Saturday 27 June
Saturday 25 July
Saturday 22 August
Saturday 26 September
Saturday 24 October







*Normal admission prices apply to all events unless otherwise stated.

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