Courses, Talks and Workshops

We offer a variety of courses, talks and workshops throughout the year, ranging from horticultural to crafts and historical interest.

RHS courses at Winterbourne

RHS accredited courses

The Centre for Horticulture is an RHS accredited centre and we offer the chance to achieve a variety of RHS Qualifications. More information about studying for an RHS Qualification with the Winterbourne Centre for Horticulture can be found here.

Winterbourne Certificate in Garden Design

This year, in starting in September 2022, we are thrilled to be offering our own 9 month garden design course. This course will not be accredited by an awarding body but will draw on the years of experience of garden design and teaching provided by our tutors. More information can be found here.

Horticulture – Short Courses

The Winterbourne Centre for Horticulture offer a range of horticultural short courses that normally take place in various locations across the site and offer you the opportunity to enjoy the house and garden for free on the day. Previous topics have included  Garden Design and Propagation  provided by our RHS tutors and courses provided in collaboration with The Gardens Trust.

We currently have a programme of short courses running until early July. For more information, please visit our event page by clicking here.

Talks & Workshops

Our programme usually includes a range of talks and workshops on a variety of topics, including garden history, bee keeping and making stained glass windows! Talks normally take place in the historical main house at Winterbourne and we have both daytime and evening events throughout the year. Workshops take place in the Centre for Horticulture and run during the daytime. We have launched our Winter Programme of craft courses for the end of 2021.

If you are interested to see what Talks, Workshops, or other Events we have in our current programme, please visit our event page by clicking here.