Find the entrance and immerse yourself in the Secret Forest. Filled with magic and adventure you never know what creatures you will meet along the way.


Check out our outdoor play areas, from the adventure park to the wild western saloon. Or why not play in our indoor play barn.


The grounds have much to offer, why not look for some of our special features while you enjoy a walk in the great outdoors.


Built around 1143, our vibrant historic rural castle is decorated in the transient art form of Brazilian graffiti, an eye-catching bit of history to go and visit.


Our park is set in the beautiful grounds of Kelburn Country Park. Our woodland trails will lead you to new adventures and many wonderful places to explore.
Kelburn is sure to stimulate the imagination in all of us!

More Information for 2019:

Kelburn Country Park is fully open daily from 10am – 6pm.  Our prices vary so please check here before you visit. The centre is closed from 5th – 12th July.  During this period we host the Kelburn Garden party which is a family friendly festival with an amazing program of artists and entertainment.  Separate tickets can be purchased for this event here.

The Grounds and Gardens are looking magnificent with plenty colours still to come with the onset of summer.  Perhaps you will pick a day for a lazy picnic or a more active excursion exploring the glen trails.

For our young visitor, we have play areas, the Secret Forest and a natural environment perfect for adventures.  Kelburn aims to stimulate the imagination, provide an attractive natural landscape and encourage memories to be created.

We are well known for our events program and our summer special is based on the well known story, The Grufalo. This event runs from 9th – 18th August and we hope you will enjoy our themed trails, interactive story telling and even the chance to meet much loved characters.

The month of  June hosts a number of weddings so if you plan your visit on a Saturday you may find the walled garden closed for a short time to host the ceremony.  This makes a stunning location for a wedding with the 1000yr old yew trees creating a perfect backdrop. Our bridal party will enjoy the remainder of their celebrations at our pavilion building and the gardens will reopen.

Secret Forest.  A creation unique to Kelburn.  Explore the network of paths and let your imaginations run wild as you discover the secrets of this forest. Open daily and ask about our quiz at the information office, a little extra to keep you busy! See here for more info.

Our playbarn, cafe and shop are open daily. Standard opening times are 10am – 5pm however please understand this can vary depending on weather and customer demand.

The grounds are engaging so ensure you integrate a visit to the walled garden and venture further along the glen trails.
There is a good network of paths to explore following the river, mature woodland and leading to stunning view points.

Visit our Accommodation page to see our range of products including glamping, bell tents and camping.


Summer Check List: 13 July – 1 Sep
Summer Check List: 13 July – 1 Sep
To do this summer... See a castle Find some magic Play...
Defender Jam: 31 August
Defender Jam: 31 August
Good food and drink with live music, in a sociable fun...
Haunted Forest: 25, 26, 27 & 31st Oct and 1 & 2 Nov
Haunted Forest: 25, 26, 27 & 31st Oct and 1 & 2 Nov
Only for the brave! Experience Kelburn’s Haunted Forest if you dare……...