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Garden Events & Tours

Garden tours led by our Head Gardener will take place throughout the open season on the first and third Thursday of each month from May to September, (no need to book in advance.)

May: 1st and 15th
June: 5th and 19th
July: 3rd and 17th
August: 7th and 21st
September: 4th and 18th

Tours start at 1.30 pm and last for approximately 1 and a half hours.

Meet in the Summer House in the Walled Garden.

Please note, there is no additional charge for a garden tour over the usual gardens admission.

beautiful gardens at East Yorkshire Country House
Sun 4 May - Mon 5 May
10.30 am to 5.00 pm
Two days for both beginners and experienced gardeners to join in with practical demonstrations and short lectures. A chance to buy plants and garden sundries. Gardeners' Question Time at 2.30 pm on both days. More Details...
family fun day out, dogs, East Yorkshire
Sun 18 May
10.30 am to 5.00 pm
Our ever popular great day out for for dog lovers and their dogs. Novelty Dog Shows, Have-a-go Canine Games and much more! More Details...
Re-enactment 1940s, 1950s, 1960s East Yorkshire
Sat 28 June - Sun 29 June
10.30 am - 5.00 pm
Step back in time to the 1940s,1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Experience living and fighting in wartime Britain, working horses, vintage toy train sets, music, dancing and stalls. On Sunday 29th, the North East Club for Pre-War Austins (NECPWA) will be at Sledmere and joining the Nostalgia Weekend with an extensive display of vintage cars, bicycles and an auto-jumble. For entries and further details of the Rally, please email More Details...
family fun day out East Yorkshire
Sun 3 August
10.30 am to 5.00 pm
Teddy Bear Treasure hunt around the grounds - follow the clues from one bear to the next to see if you can find all the hiding teddies! More Details...
Tue 5 August - Fri 8 August
11.00 am - 3.30 pm
Thinking of something to do in the summer holidays? Exciting days of supervised outdoor activities for children (7 years - 13 years) Booking essential, special charges apply. More Details...
Mini Club event East Yorkshire
Sun 7 September
10.30 am - 5.00 pm
The 'Old Skool Minis Club' will be having a meet and day out at Sledmere House during our normal opening hours. More Details...
family fun children's halloween day East Yorkshire
Sun 26 October - Sun 26 October
11.00 am to 4.00 pm
A range of spooky activities will take place in the Walled Garden including a pumpkin hunt, spooky face painting and make your own scary mask in our craft tent. More Details...