Jono Forgham gets all weathers on a circular walk from Little Hadham to Standon but is well prepared - and there's the added bonus of a Cornish pasty
Visitors will be encouraged to touch the sculptures in a new exhibition at Perry Green curated by artist and author Edmund de Waal.
Children can be entertained with stories of former gardens owner Countess of Warwick's exotic pets, including monkeys and baby elephant.
Jono Forgham heads to the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust nature reserve near Albury for a 7-mile stroll north and east.
Sign of the Times on August 20-21 will also feature Ash, Peter Hook, Cast, Black Grape, Alabama 3, Wilko Johnson and DJs including Trevor Nelson.
Two movies each Tuesday and Thursday for first fortnight, museum to host half-term activities and live theatre returns to the stage on June 3.
Mercury Prize nominees Georgia and Moses Boyd, BRIT Awards Rising Star winner Griff and Pale Waves are also joining the party.
Jono Forgham goes on a circular walk from Wickham Hall to Farnham as he attempts to spot a summer migrant taking a breather on its journey north
They will kick off series of four open-air concerts in same weekend as James Blunt, Van Morrison and Last Night of the Proms featuring Russell Watson.
The visitor attraction near Great Dunmow is holding its first open day of the year on Sunday (April 18).
Jono Forgham heads off on a sunny four-hour visit to Wall Wood where he is treated to plenty of birdsong as he encounters a plethora of wildlife
Families are asked to look out for the Truth and Treasure Easter trail posters with QR codes centred around shops open in South Street.
English Heritage experimenting with old-fashioned cleaning techniques as it prepares to welcome visitors back inside its properties from May 17.
Have a great family day out at a Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust nature reserve with the charity's Wild Child activity packs.
Nature Notes correspondent Jono Forgham enjoys a six-mile circular walk from St James the Great church in Thorley to Allen's Green and back