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Events at Cambo


Snowdrop Festival

Daily 1 Feb – 10 March

Snowdrop festival 2019

Snowdrop woodland walks, piglets & ponies, play area, plant shop bursting with snowdrops and more. Specialist snowdrop sessions. Dog friendly everywhere. 10am – 5pm.

Self-led Trail - First paws family dog walk trail

Daily from 10am

Follow the paws through the woods collecting doggy facts along the way. Collect from the Tackroom Shop, Free.

Self-led Trail - Glingbobs and Tootflits trail

Daily from 10am

Can you spot the doors of the mysterious creatures who live in our snowdrop woods? Follow the map and find out! Free.

Self-led Trail - Sparkling snowdrops family trail

Saturday 26 January – Sunday 10 March

Follow our magical trail with dens to discover, snowdrop stories to enjoy and sparkly springtime crafts to create. Free with garden entry.

Saturday 26 January, Saturday 23 February, 23 March

Family Adventure Club 10 – 11.30am

Wild woodland activities for little ones and their grown-ups! Free with garden entry, bookable.

Saturday 26 January, Saturday 23 February, 23 March

Kids only Adventure Club 1pm – 3pm

Wild woodland adventures for kids over 6. £4, bookable.

Babes in the Snowdrop Woods

Wednesday 30 January, 6, 13, 20, 27 February

A magical snowdrop activity walk for wee ones - buggys, slings and dogs welcome - if too cold, stories in the Studio. Finishing in Nosebag Café. 10- 11.30am. Free with garden entry.

Imbolc Fire Party

Friday 1 February

Mark the birth of spring! Warming crafts, music and campfire launching our snowdrop festival 2019.

Family and doggy friendly. 4pm – 7pm.

Booking essential, free with garden entry.

Curious at Cambo - STEM session

Saturday 9 February

Hands-on experiments exploring the science of snowdrops and the powers of plants to survive the freezing cold of winter. Age 8+. 1-3pm. Booking essential. £5

Snowdrop studio sessions

Wednesday 13, Thursday 14, Friday 15 February

Creative activities inspired by the changing seasons. From sparkly winter to sunny springtime.

1pm – 3pm Family drop in, free with garden entry.

Talks and workshops for adults

Snowdrop collection highlights

Mondays – Thursdays 4 February – 8 March

Highlights tour of our national snowdrop collection. 1.30 – 2pm. Free with garden entry.

Specialist snowdrop programme

Fridays 1, 8, 15, 22 February 1, 8 March

Specialist snowdrop tour

An in depth galanthophile garden tour exploring our national snowdrop collection and winter gardens, the history of snowdrops at Cambo and more. With Lady Erskine or Head of Horticulture Fay McKenzie.
10.30 – 12noon. £10, £8 RHS

In depth specialist snowdrop sessions

Join us every Friday until 8 March for snowdrop related workshops and events as well as spending the afternoon enjoying the Cambo Winter Gardens and snowdrop collection. Listen to Fay McKenzie, head of horticulture, as she describes the way that Cambo enchants her visitors with an excellent selection of plants for winter interest that complement the snowdrop and winter bulb collection.

Themes ranging from thinning and sorting, developing your own collection, drawing and identifying snowdrops and more. 1– 4pm £35, £28 RHS



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