Category: Events

Egg-ceptional Easter at Canalside

Why not enjoy an Egg-ceptional Easter at our Canalside Restaurant this Easter?
12noon – 4pm Good Friday, 30th March; Saturday 31st March and Monday 2nd April
(We are closed Easter Sunday).

Choose from
Starters:
Mackerel Salad – mackerel served with lemon mayonnaise, salad and wholemeal bread and butter
Soup de Jour
Garlic Mushrooms with Sweet Chilli mayonnaise

Mains:
Ratatouille with Garlic Bread
Breaded Chicken with Saute Potatoes, coleslaw and BBQ sauce
Roast Lamb with mint sauce, rosemary roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and gravy

Desserts:
Apple and Cherry Strudel
Eton Mess Sundae

Two Course: £12.95 • Three Course: £14.95 pp
Please note: Drinks are not included

Book online Today HERE

Cuddle Sessions – Meet the Animals

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Why not come to Whilton Locks Garden Village and meet the animals with one of our fabulous Cuddle Sessions?
It’s super fun for all ages – do you fancy a scary spider or something more cuddly?
There’s a drink of squash for the children and a regular coffee or tea for the adults, included – and a great event.

Check the latest dates HERE
BOOKING, via our website, advised
You Can Book HERE

Here’s what you said:
“Lovely afternoon, such friendly staff and a great range of creatures to hold!” Jill Sedgley

“Lovely afternoon, very well organised! Thank you” Lynne Taylor

Cuddle Sessions Please Note: Every person attending the Cuddle Session must have their own ticket. Strictly no spectators allowed. If a customer has purchased a ticket just for their children and they will also be entering the Cuddle Session area, regardless whether they wish to participate or not, they must also buy a ticket.

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Themed Events

From the Frozen world of Elsa and Olaf to the magic of Belle and the Beast, Whilton Locks Garden Village hosts a number of special themed events throughout the year.

Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea at whilton locks

With food and fun for all the family, Whilton Locks Garden Village, offer these events in addition to all the regular activities throughout the site and, from your feedback, they prove to be very popular indeed. From Pirates to Pixies, White-rabbit Wonderlands to Witches and, of course Christmas, we are committed to putting on great events – without costing you the earth, all year round. (Some events are paid for and some are completely free!)

Take a look at our Events Page for upcoming events – or if there is a special event you think we should host, we’d love to hear from you.

Pirates at Whilton Locks

Check the latest events HERE
Please Note: Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
BOOKING, via our website, advised.
You can book HERE

Recent Events:
Be Our Guest – Afternoon Tea and Sing-a-long with Belle.
The Whilton Wonderland Afternoon Tea with Alice
Cuddle Day – Meet the Animals
Pirate Day
Meet Elsa and Olaf from Frozen
Hallowe’en Spook-tacular
Christmas Free Festive Fun Weekend
Easter Egg Hunt
and so many more

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beauty and the beast

Easter Eggs-travaganza Easter Egg Hunt

easter egg hunt 2018Announcing Whilton Locks Garden Village Annual Easter Egg Hunt

From Saturday 31st March – Tuesday 17th April*, we will be hosting our annual Easter egg hunt here at Whilton Locks Garden Village.

The children can use our Easter clues to gather all the eggs!

It costs £1.99 per child.
There’s no need to book

If you get them all right you will WIN A PRIZE!
Prizes this year are Branded Chocolate Easter Eggs.
Aero Bubbles, Rolo, Kit-Kat and Smarties (yum yum!)

(*Excludes Easter Sunday – we are CLOSED.)

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Mothers Day Afternoon Tea

Treat your Mum to Afternoon Tea at Whilton Locks, Canalside Restaurant, this Mothers Day.

Afternoon Tea includes: finger sandwiches, homemade scones with jam and cream, choice of cake: Victoria sponge, lemon drizzle. Tea, coffee or hot chocolate.

Gluten-free options and decaffeinated coffee are also available.
Priced at just £15 for Two
Available 2-4pm, 11th March

Online booking advised. You can book HERE

Recent reviews:
“Excellent service ! And a great range of Gluten free foods, which you don’t always find. One of the best Afternoon Teas I have had by far. Thank you”
Linda P

“Great service…friendly staff”
Allison R

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Meet the Animals – Easter Eggg-stravaganza!

Meet the Animals – Easter Eggg-stravaganza!
Guaranteed Cuddles all round!
It’s super fun for all ages – do you fancy a scary spider or something more cuddly?
There are three time slots. 11am-12noon, 2-3pm and 3-4pm
£4.99 per person.
Please Note: Children must be accompanied by a paying adult
BOOKING, via our website, advised. You Can Book HERE.

There’s a drink of squash for the children and a regular coffee or tea for the adults, included – and it’s a great event, look what you said:

Latest Reviews:
“Visited today for the half term meet the animals, great value for money and a very good variety of animal to meet and hold. Staff were brilliant with my little boy and were very patient. Thank you very much, I shall definitely be coming back again. You also got a cup of tea/coffee and your little ones got a cup of juice after which was a bonus.”
Laura Green (Facebook) Feb Half Term

“Took my 2 boys to the cuddle time experience! They loved it. Staff were friendly & very knowledgeable. We’ll be back, thank you all.”
Michelle Mains (Facebook) Feb Half Term

“My son and I went to the Cuddle Session and enjoyed it immensely. It was very well organised and we were looked after really well. We highly recommend it. Another visit is planned. Thank you for looking after us today.”
Caroline Brennecke (Facebook) Feb Half Term

An Additional Time for a Cuddle

cuddle day at whilton locks
Cuddle day at Whilton Locks Garden Village

Half Term Cuddle – on Valentines Day, too!
Guaranteed Cuddles all round!

Due to popular demand, an additional time has been added. 10-11am. But hurry, these are going to go quick too!

There’s a drink of squash for the children and a regular coffee or tea for the adults, included – and it’s a great event for all ages.
£4.99 per person.
Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
BOOKING, via our website, advised.
YOU CAN BOOK ONLINE HERE

Here’s what you said:
“Lovely afternoon, such friendly staff and a great range of creatures to hold!” Jill Sedgley
“Lovely afternoon, very well organised! Thank you” Lynne Taylor

Love is in the Air

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You’ll LOVE this!
Valentines Day, February 14th at Whilton Love Garden Village.

Enjoy a fantastic meal for two in our Canalside restaurant.
Enjoy a fab meal for two from our specially selected LOVE-lyness Valentines menu.

Starter
Soup of the Day

Mackerel paté and toast

Breaded garlic mushrooms with garlic and herb dip

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Mains
Chicken in red wine and mushroom sauce with dauphinoise potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Brie and chutney tart with sauté potatoes, salad and coleslaw

Steak and vegetable pie with new potatoes, vegetables and gravy

Traditional Paella

Dessert
Strawberry shortbread

Lemon sponge and custard

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Two Courses: £20 (includes two meals/people)
Three Courses: £25 (includes two meals/people)
Limited lovebirds availability so reserve your space today.

You can book online via this LOVELY link HERE.