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1-31 August Extended until 4 September 2022

Summer Garden Trail – Mythical Beasts Imagination Trail 


£2.50 per trail sheet 

Follow in Sir Baggy Pants footsteps in his quest to find mythical beasts at Hall Place. Are they all beastly? Includes a small prize. Pick up your trail sheet from the Stables Gallery and Shop. Bring your own pencil or buy one for 50p. Pay on the day 

This trail was produced in partnership with our onsite partner Centrepieces Mental Health Arts Project. If you would like more information about Centrepieces amazing work in the community visit http://centrepieces.org/   

Location: Located outside in the gardens. Pick up your trail sheet from the Stables Gallery and Gift Shop by the Visitors Centre 

Who would like this: Family groups with children aged 3-10 years. The younger the child, the more family teamwork required. Advise one trail sheet per child as small chocolate prize is not easily shared. Families with under 3’s welcome at their own discretion. 

What to bring: Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes for walking the site over uneven ground and grass areas. You will also need a pencil or pen, but you can buy one for 50p if required. 

How does it work: There are 8 locations to find on this garden trail. Each location will have an object of art to look for relating to a mythical beast. These  are mostly art works varying in size and content. The locations will also be marked with a trail poster. The poster will name the mythical beast and give additional information of the story of Sir Baggy Pants.  

You need to purchase a trail sheet for the trail to make sense. The trail sheet will have a map of where to find the locations. It will also include excerpts from Sir Baggy Pants journal to help you find your way, including some fun tasks to complete. Find the trail posters to find the mythical creatures and complete your trail sheet. You will need a pencil to do this, bring your own or buy one for 50p.  

Our trails are designed for all the family to participate, but you only need buy the trail sheet for each child taking part. If you have any questions, please ask at the shop to look at a trail sheet to make sure it is suitable for your family before purchasing. The prize is usually a small chocolate bar, but please ask before purchasing the trail if there are any alternatives. 

Booked online: Purchase at the onsite shop only. 

Accessibility & Facilities: All trail sheets are bagged up with the prize so that you do not need to return to the shop. There may be a queue for the trails at peak times. Please remember to socially distance especially inside. If you are able, ask one person to queue so that the rest of the group don’t get bored.  This event is held on uneven parkland. There is the café and toilets nearby including disabled toilet and baby change. Please follow this link for information on mobility access https://www.hallplace.org.uk/accessibility/ 


Ticket information:

  • To book tickets call Hall Place and Gardens booking line on 0203 045 4088. Lines are open every day from 10am to 4.30pm.

  • All tickets should be booked in advance, unless otherwise stated.

  • For all activities and events children must be accompanied by adults.

  • If you need special assistance please let us know when booking.

  • Hall Place does not offer refunds on ticket sales. We operate a policy of unallocated seating for our events.