ESTATE EVENTS

Seeing Nature in a New Light

 

Thursday 20th April – Dawn chorus walk – (6am – 9.30am) Guided walk through Brantwood estate to listen to and identify our woodland and garden birds. Breakfast may be purchased from our cafe following the walk. No dogs please. Pre booking via Brantwood required.  Free event.  Meet in Brantwood car park.

 

Friday 28th April – Assessing habitats for Fritillary butterflies, and how to do butterfly surveys.  All day training workshop (indoors and outdoors): start 9am – Led by Dr David Wainwright, Butterfly Conservation Northern Region Manager. Details and bookings: Hilary Smith, hsmith@butterfly-conservation.org   Tel: 01524 298680/07946 026670.  Free event.  Meet in Brantwood car park.

 

Thursday 4th May – Dawn chorus walk – (6am – 9.30am) Guided walk through Brantwood estate to listen to and identify our woodland and garden birds. Breakfast may be purchased from our cafe following the walk. No dogs please. Pre booking via Brantwood required.  Free event.  Meet in Brantwood car park.

 

11th July – 17th July (Garden opening times) – Walking the Wildflower Meadow – Chance to walk amongst the flowers, insects and butterflies of our wildflower meadow. Access with garden ticket.

 

Tuesday 18th July – Dawn Scything – (6am – 9am) – Help cut part of our wildflower meadow – mowers and helpers welcome. Breakfast provided.  Free event.  Meet in Brantwood car park.

 

Saturday 22nd July – Butterflies of Brantwood – Guided walk through Brantwood gardens and estate to study and identify our range of butterflies and day flying moths. Details and bookings: Hilary Smith, hsmith@butterfly-conservation.org   Tel: 01524 298680/07946 026670.  Free event.  Meet in Brantwood car park.

 

Thursday 27th July – Discovering Brantwood’s moths – Get close to the night flying moths at Brantwood!  Moth traps will be put out at dusk in the gardens to see what is attracted to the lights.  Details and bookings: Hilary Smith, hsmith@butterfly-conservation.org   Tel: 01524 298680/07946 026670.  Free event.  Meet in Brantwood car park.

 

As some of these activities are weather dependent it is recommended that people ring in advance to confirm they are going ahead.

Event Information

Date & Time: Throughout Spring & Summer



Brantwood is an independent registered charity - The Brantwood Trust Coniston Cumbria LA21 8AD enquiries@brantwood.org.uk Telephone: 015394 41396 Fax: 015394 41263