The squirrels nature club will take place from 10.30am to 11.45am on the following dates:
- Saturday 25 March
- Saturday 29 April
- Saturday 27 May
- Saturday 24 June
- Saturday 23 September
- Saturday 28 October
£6.50 per child
All children must be accompanied by an adult carer.
Children with additional needs and their carer can explore the Kitchen and Cutting Garden and Stand Wood at our monthly Squirrels nature club. We'll enjoy a different activity at each session, from bird walks and bug hunts to bumblebee and butterfly safaris.
The event will take place at the Chatsworth Stickyard, which is located in Stand Wood near the farmyard. There is a fairly steep incline to reach the venue – please contact email@example.com if you have any access requirements.
More events and activities for children
Birds, beaks and treats
22 & 23 February
Children will be able to explore Stand wood and see how many species of bird they can spot, before making some seed treats to take home.
Little Pips gardening club
A fortnightly gardening club for children aged 3 to 5. Explore the garden, make friends and learn new skills while making, growing and having fun.
Seedlings gardening club
A monthly after-school gardening club for children aged 4 to 7.
Mini makers art club
A fortnightly art club for children aged 3 to 5. Develop their imagination, creativity, self-expression and communication skills through a range of creative activities and cognitive play.
Children's paper posies workshop
3 & 11 April
Have fun learning how to make a posy of bright spring flowers using paper and card.
Witch's garden: folklore and potions
4, 5, 11 & 12 April
Children will discover which plants were used through the ages for spells and magic, before creating their own potion.
Children's flower crown making
30 & 31 May
Create a floral crown using flowers from the Kitchen and Cutting Garden.
Children's bird and butterfly decorations workshop
Make a colourful set of paper birds or butterflies to hang as decorations.
Prehistoric plants children's walk
1, 4, 15, 23 & 29 August
Children will explore Chatsworth and discover some of the plants and trees that existed when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
Bugs and botany children's walk
2, 16, 22, 25 & 30 August
Explore the Kitchen and Cutting Garden and learn more about the abundance of plants and insects you'll discover there.
Bats and beasties children's walk
8, 9 & 11 August
A nocturnal walk for children where they'll learn more about the creatures that visit Chatsworth at night.
Looking for somewhere to stay?
We have a collection of hotels, inns, cottages and restaurants on and around the Chatsworth Estate that will make your visit even more special. Visit the Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants website to find out more and to book online.