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Bird Conservation Week

24 – 28 August 2015Free for members

Ever wanted to know how fast a penguin can swim or why parrots have brightly coloured feathers? Join us for Bird Conservation Week as we answer these questions and as we raise awareness for some of our favourite feathered friends. Discover the wonderful world of birds with our expert keepers, hear about how threatened, vulnerable and endangered species are protected in the wild and in captivity, and join in with … Read more

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Summer at Harewood

22 July – 6 September 2015Free for members

Harewood is a perfect place to let loose this summer. Walk among the formal hedgerows on the Terrace with jaw dropping views across beautiful Yorkshire countryside, go wild in the Adventure Playground or explore the tree lined paths along the Lake. With free family activities and acres of space to play, Harewood is a great destination to enjoy during the six weeks of summer. Discover, Explore and Play: … Read more

School Holidays

Make the most of May

26 – 31 May 2015Free for members

Join us at Harewood during May half term and indulge your family with everything that's on offer. Explore the brightly coloured gardens with vivid rhododendrons in bloom, treat yourself to a delicious Yorkshire Dales Ice Cream and watch the popular Humboldt penguins enjoying their lunch from the Penguin Terrace. Book online and save 10% Book online before you visit and you can save 10% on your entry to Harewood! … Read more

Festivals

Spring at Harewood

3 – 19 April 2015Free for members

Fresh air, fun and family activities await you at Harewood's celebration of spring. Explore the gardens as they burst into life, with bright, spring bulbs and mature rhododendrons blooming with colour and crispness. Feel the fresh air on your cheeks as you walk through the wild Himalayan Garden filled with rare and unusual plants. Make sure you leave time to uncover the secrets of caring for a House like … Read more

Wildlife

Daily Penguin Feeding

3 April – 1 November 2015

In the wild, the Humboldt Penguin feeds on anchovies, squid and sardines which are found in the Humboldt Ocean current off the West coast of Peru. At Harewood, we feed our penguins whitebait and sprats - fish that are similar in size to their natural diet, although they will also eat small herrings. They usually feed just after sunrise at a depth of around 1 metre. Get up close to our Penguins by helping the … Read more

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