Wild About Wetlands

Waltham Abbey Gardens
Event:
Wild About Wetlands
Venue:
Waltham Abbey Gardens
Address:
Abbey View
Waltham Abbey
Essex
EN9 1XQ

Date:
Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Time:
10:00 - 15:30
Price:
FREE

Wild About Wetlands

Please note; the date for this event has changed from 24 July to 31 July.

It's that time of year again and it's time to go wild about the wetlands and take part in loads of fun and free activities!

For 2018 we have some amazing activities including:

  • Pond dipping

  • Wetland Detective Trail - complete this and you'll win a prize!

  • Nature and wildlife arts and crafts

  • Make a dragonfly keepsake box

  • Meet the bees, bat and birds

  • Guess the nest/skull flip up quiz

  • and much much more!

Meet the animals from Lee Valley Park Farms including rabbits and guinea pigs, see the buzzing bees from Waltham Abbey Beekeepers, hold a bird of prey and listen to interesting talks about bats!

Top tips

  • There will be two guided walks around the Cornmill Meadows taking place at 11:00 and 13:00 where we will be searching for minibeasts!

  • Get your face painted as your favourite animal for only £2!

  • Why not bring a picnic and make the most of a summers day in Waltham Abbey Gardens? Alternatively refreshments will be available at Waltham Abbey Church.

  • Please arrive early as car parking is limited

Getting here

By train: the nearest station is Waltham Cross on the Liverpool Street line (20 minute walk)

By bus: the 251 goes from the station to the town

By car: Waltham Abbey is a 5 minute drive from the M25 (J26)

Booking

No need to book, simply turn up and enjoy the free activities!

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