august, 2021

05aug11:00 am4:30 pmThursday Garden Open Day & BMRNational Garden Scheme

Event Details

Every Thursday from April 22nd to August 26th inclusive: Grounds open from 11:00 to 16:30. Picnickers welcome in designated areas. Light refreshments will be available.

Tickets MUST be purchased in advance from the NGS Website – Click here to book

We will be operating the Barnards Miniature Railway every Thursday during the school holidays from 11am until 4pm. We are pleased that we are now able to extend the journey further to Sittooterie Halt which makes the ride 1 1/2 Miles return. The trips will be every 20 minutes and last about 25 minutes. The trains will be hauled by diesel locomotives from our heritage Mardyke collection, although steam locomotives may appear if available on some trains. On some days it may be possible as an add on to ride a shorter route on one of our sit in Electric Multiple Units to Belvedere and back.

The prices are:

£7.00 return to Sittooterie, All ages, Under 3’s free.
£5.00 return to Belvedere ( certain days only). Under 3’s free.

Tickets for the Barnards Miniature Railway can be purchased on the day via contactless payment. Garden Open Day Tickets must be purchased in advance to gain access to the BMR.



(Thursday) 11:00 am - 4:30 pm


Barnards Farm

Barnards Farm, Brentwood Road, West Horndon, Essex, CM13 3LY