Countryside Events in 2014
Events by month
Our events are for all the family everything from gentle strolls in woods to fungus forays and open gardens. If you need more details on any one of them, please do not hesitate to contact the Trust.
- For all the family
All the family are welcome on our events. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Dogs, except support dogs are best left at home as they can disturb wildlife.
Our events that are designed with children and families specifically in mind are indicated. They offer a fun hand's-on experience for all the family.
Some events require booking in advance as numbers are limited. Please telephone the number given to secure your place. If circumstances change and you can no longer attend, please let us know so that someone else can.
The Trust makes every effort to ensure that nature reserves are accessible. Far Ings National Nature Reserve, Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve and Whisby Nature Park have toilets and hard surfaced footpaths that are suitable for wheelchairs and those with mobility difficulties. Paths on other reserves may be uneven or muddy in places.
If in doubt about the suitability of a reserve or event please contact Trust headquarters.
- The weather and safety
Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and remember that conditions can change quickly. Every effort is made to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit but please note that you attend events at your own risk.
- In the event of any changes or cancellation the Trust will do its best to publicise this.
|Types of events|
- Guided walks:
Explore a nature reserve with an expert - a great introduction to wildlife.
- Reserve open days:
Enjoy our nature reserves. Reserve managers and nature enthusiasts will be on hand to answer your questions.
- Family and children's activities:
Get your kid's back to nature with our special family activities and workshops.
Children must be accompanied by an adult on all events.
View the night sky from a nature reserve with astronomer Paul Money. These events consist of an indoor illustrated talk and an opportunity to view the nightsky through a powerful telescope. The starnights will still take place if it is cloudy.
- Wildlife Training courses:
Learn more anout wildlife and develop your identification and survey skills so that you can play a positive part in our work on nature reserves and in the wider countryside.
These courses are suitable for beginners and those with some natural history knowledge.
- Wildlife Talks and area group meetings:
The Trust's local groups of members organise a variety of events including indoor illustrated talks on a variety of wildlife and environmental subjects, guided walks and visits to nature reserves. For the wildlife talks there is usually a small entrance fee, refreshments are available and non-members are welcome.