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A great family day out

A great family day out

Free children's activities take place across all 4 days within the Showground. On Saturday and Sunday, under 18s can visit for FREE (up to 4 kids per paying adult) with children aged 5 and under FREE every day. So, bring the whole family along - it is a perfect opportunity to educate children about gardening, food and wildlife.

Little Folks Day Nursery

The team return with lots of fun, drop-in, activities on Picnic Hill:

  • Face Painting (12pm-3pm)
  • Pot Painting
  • Texture Rubbing
  • Vegetable Painting
  • Bird Feeders
  • Pumpkin Seed Sewing
  • Father’s Day Card Making

Little Folks Day Nursery Crèche

Take advantage of the Crèche with 90 minutes for just £4! Kids aged 0-5 will be well looked after with the Little Folks Day Nursery whist you enjoy a bit of me-time getting the best garden advice, recipe inspiration and shopping!

Sessions are every 30 minutes from 9:30am, up to and including 16:30pm.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your session to allow for completion of paperwork. Please note that children will not be fed while in the crèche. Children can only have a 90 minute session.

Add a Crèche session to your booking > 

Kids Food Classes provided by Food at Twelve

food at twelveWhether you're dreaming of being on Junior Masterchef or just love spending time cooking at home, these taster cookery sessions are for you! Perfect for the little cooks from 4 - 16 years old, join their Chefs to learn some new cookery skills and have fun in their pop up kitchen.


10:30am - 11:15 am 
12:00pm - 12:45pm
1:30pm - 2:15pm
3pm - 3:45pm 

Bathgate sandpit

Little ones will love spending time in the sand this summer.
The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary

Picnic Hill is also the place to find the Donkey Sanctuary. Make sure you stop by to say hello.
Poultry Talk

Poultry Talk

Answering questions and with colouring activities and stickers available for children. 

British Flowers Bus

British Flowers Bus

International floral designer,  Jonathan Moseley and his team will be at the Show with their interactive  British Flowers Bus located next to the  Blooming Interiors stage.
British Flowers Bus Workshops

British Flowers Bus Workshops

Kids can have a go at making floral wands, mini baskets and arrangements in fruits and vegetables with much more going on for all the family too.

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