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Illuminated trail takes you through Syon Gardens

Enchanted Woodland

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The Enchanted Woodland returns to Syon Park from November 15th.

Syon House dates back to the sixteenth century and has been the London home of the Duke of Northumberland and his family since the reign of Elizabeth I.  It’s a magnificent house with fine Robert Adam interiors, and an extensive art collection.  However, this event is very much about what happens outside. 

So how best to describe The Enchanted Woodland at Syon Park?   Well, it all began in the summer of 2005 when it seemed a good idea to celebrate the trees in the historic arboretum of Syon House.  There are something over 400 species including many rare and unusual trees from all around the world and the team really wanted to find a way to celebrate our arboretum.  The idea they came up with was to create an illuminated trail in the autumn, when leaves have fallen and winter silhouettes are appearing.  That year there were a few hundred people a night and a pretty basic event.  Fourteen years later it's going from strength to strength, visited by thousands each night, and the ideas are being copied by gardens and arboreta far and wide!

The Enchanted Woodland is all about the trees, but it also includes projections onto the east façade of Syon House, music, smoke and a spectacular laser display in the Great Conservatory.  The biggest strength is probably the sheer dedication and commitment of the team who make the event happen on top of their day jobs, and put their lives on hold for a month to make it happen.  This means that a visitor can stop a steward and ask about the trees and they’ll probably find themselves talking to a gardener! There is a fantastic collection of trees to play with, and a unique set of historic buildings, but the proudest boast is that Enchanted Woodland is the friendliest event around!

Come along and see it for yourself - if it’s still a success after fourteen years it must be worth seeing!

New for 2019 – Exciting range of street food stalls!

The Enchanted Woodland
November & December 2018 - Weekends only from Friday 15th November to Sunday 1st December.

Timed entry sessions from 5.00pm, with lights off by 9.00pm
Adults £10.00 Fridays, £12 Sat/Sun (16yrs +)
Children £5.00 (3 – 15yrs)
Toddlers Free (2 and under)
Family rates available on ticketing website

Book tickets at KX Tickets

November 8, 2019

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