Events

Halloween toddler lunches

Our Halloween themed Toddler Lunches return this October. When: Thursday 24th October 2019 Pick your time slot: 10am – 12pm 12:30pm – 2.30pm Event includes: Entry to Hobbledown for 1 child and 1 adult 1 hour’s free play in our large indoor playbarn Lunch box for the kids Spooky biscuit decorating Meet our exotic animals…

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The Haunted Dolls House

Magician / escape artist / juggler and comedy performer Greg Chapman will be back at Hobbledown this October Half Term with his one-man show The Haunted Dolls House. Greg was one of our most popular acts at our Wildflowers festival this summer with his trike full of tricks! He will return to Hobbledown to entertain…

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Wildflowers in pictures

A big thank you to everyone that joined us for Wildflowers this year. From Bollywood dancing and African drumming to magic, science and bubbles, there was something for the whole family to enjoy.  Here are just a few photos from across the three days.

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A family festival not to be missed

Family Festival

Looking for the very best family-friendly festivals this summer? Well, add Wildflowers to that list as our 3-day festival of sound and colour returns bigger and better than ever!  Wildflowers takes place at Hobbledown on August 16th, 17th and 18th 2019 and is the ultimate feel-good family festival.  Featuring live music, interactive theatre, music and dance workshops, walkabouts and circus entertainment, there will be a jam-packed line-up of alfresco fun throughout…

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Camel Day

Join us for World Camel Day at Hobbledown on Saturday 22nd June. We will be celebrating the special day in honour of our father and son duo Genghis and Kados, our beautiful Bactrian Camels. On the day we will host two fun and informative educational talks, at 12pm and 2pm, to learn about these magnificent animals whose most…

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Halloween toddler lunches

Don’t miss out on our Halloween themed Toddler Lunches. Option 1 includes: Entry to Hobbledown 1 hour free play in our Hobblings Playbarn Lunch box Spooky biscuit decorating Exotic animal handling Choose from either October 30th or 31st, 10am to 12:30pm. Spaces are limited to 15 children per session, so book early to avoid disappoint.…

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Book now for Wildflowers

*Tickets are available to buy online until midnight on September 14th. After this time tickets must be purchased on the door.   Wildflowers, our mini festival of sound and colour, makes its comeback later this summer. Returning for its fourth successive year, the popular family festival returns on Saturday September 15th 2018. This year’s line-up includes:…

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Summer holiday fun

The school holidays are almost here and there will be plenty to see and do at Hobbledown this summer. Come rain or shine, for a one off fee you can enjoy: All of the award winning adventure play equipment including our 130m long daring High Ropes Course*, jumping pillows and labyrinth of Underground Tunnels New…

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Fairy Day

Fantasy, imagination and a little bit of pixie dust come together on Sunday June 24th in honour of International Fairy Day. These tiny supernatural creatures have captivated myth and legend for generations, and their presence is particularly fitting at our adventure park and zoo where they are key to the Hobbledown story (what would Hobbledown…

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Mucky May-hem Festival

Expect a riot of fun and laughter when Merrydown returns this May Half Term! Our three day festival of Mucky May-hem takes place on May 29th, 30th and 31st and is one of the showpieces of Hobbledown’s calendar. There will be fun-filled riotous games such as Slime Pass and Maze Runner, a daily Foam Party,…

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