Daffodils at Rydal
Daffodils at Rydal will take place on the weekends of 11/12 September and 18/19 September . Gardens are open between 10 am and 4 pm.
The festival celebrates the arrival of spring. Thousands of daffodils have been planted in the parks and gardens of Rydal.
$10 entry tickets will be available at the Rydal Showground where there will be free parking. Children under 16 are free. With the entry ticket you will get a copy of the program giving locations of which gardens are open and the time and place of the musical events, together with the sculpture exhibition and art show details. A free hop-on hop – off bus will take you to all the gardens in the village. The bus will meet the train.
Rydal has no eftpos so cash is preferred. Food will be available all day including tea, coffee, cakes and slices. There are no shops in Rydal but there are plenty of picnic spots with seating.
You can drive to Rydal, get the train to Rydal but need to book for the train to stop at Rydal, ring 132232. You can take the caravan to Rydal but must be prebooked with Colin 042 495 7864
April 25th: A commemorative service is held at 2.30pm. The village has two war memorials, one for the First World War at the Rydal Railway Station and one for the Second World War at the Rydal Showground. The ceremony rotates each year.
Rydal Horticultural and Agricultural Show
Held on the first weekend of February at the Rydal Show Ground. Regular exhibitions and events are cattle, sheep, and wool. Horses, yard dog trials, wood chopping, show dogs, horticulture, crafts and cooking.