Pat-a-Lamb returns to Mount Ephraim Gardens

The popular Pat-a-Lamb spring event at Mount Ephraim Gardens returns over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Lamb_MountEAlongside, Joe’s Bows will be putting on archery events, Birds of Prey displays, and you can relax and enjoy refreshments in the refurbished tea-rooms; there will also be a children’s trail. Visitors can see the first touches of spring bringing renewed life to the Edwardian gardens as the gardens are transformed by seasonal blossom.

The event runs on Sunday 1 and Monday 2 April, and children 3 years and under can go for free. Admission prices and more details online here.

Feeling sheepish: Pat-A-Lamb at Mount Ephraim

Mount Ephraim Gardens will be hosting its annual Pat-a-Lamb on Sunday 4 and Monday 5 May, as families can get up close to lambs only a few weeks old as well as enjoy the scenic views and gardens in one of Kent’s popular visitor attractions.

DSC04364 (1)The weekend has been entertaining children and families for twenty-eight years, and this year visitors will be enchanted and delighted by well-loved children’s tales read by the creator of comedy acting troupe and regular visitors to Mount Ephraim, The Pantaloons.

The glorious blossoms should be in full bloom throughout the gardens and in particular in the magnificent arboretum, as also should the farm’s orchards for the Bank Holiday.

Visitors can enjoy the ten acres of Edwardian gardens including the Japanese rock garden, water garden, lake and the grass maze ideal for picnics and with a play area for children. The gardens also boast the Topiary Tea Rooms for a delicious cream tea whilst overlooking the stunning topiary and herbaceous border.

Pat-a-Lamb Day is open from 11am until 5pm on Sunday 4th and Monday 5th May; entry is £6 for adults and £2.50 for children. For more information visit Mount Ephraim Gardens website or call 01227 751496.