October 2017: Food in the Wood - New Forest Walking Fest.
Saturday, 28th October, 10am - meet at Bolderwood car park SO43 7GQ (near)
This is a day walk, with hot drinks and pastries on arrival, a 6 mile walk in the morning, a picnic lunch with jacket potatoes, a 4 mile return walk in the afternoon, and hot drinks and cakes on return. Expected finish time = 4pm
To book your place, or ask any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pop Up Café at Blashford Lakes
We will be offering hot drinks, cakes and a range of savoury snacks, at Blashford Lakes, from 10am to 4pm on the following dates:
Sun 5th November
Sun 19th November
Sun 3rd December
Sun 17th December
New Year's Day: Mon 1st January
Sun 7th January
Sun 21st January
Sun 4th February
Sun 18th February
Sun 4th March
Many thanks to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust for allowing us to take over their Education Centre.
Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve is at Ellingham Drove, near Ringwood, BH24 3PJ. See the Wildlife Trust's webpage for more details
Walking Picnics for 2018
Here is a provisional list of our planned themed Walking Picnics for the Summer season of 2018:
Sat 14th April, 1pm Cuckoo walk in Latchmore Valley - watching for the return of Summer migrant birds
Bank Holiday Mon 7th May Dawn Chorus and Breakfast in Latchmore - Starts at 7am, bird song walk, then breakfast
Sat 23rd June, 7pm Supper and Nightjar Walk - along the heath to hear, and perhaps see, the elusive Nightjar
Sat 21st July, 1pm The best of Summer butterflies - looking for Silver-studded Blue
Sat 18th August, 1pm A musical picnic - a guided walk, picnic, with a musical theme, and some good tunes
Sat 8th September, 1pm Berries, seeds and fungi - seeing the changes as the forest slips into Autumn
All the above are open for individuals to pre-book, and cost £15 per person.
We are also leaving lots of space so we can provide specially arranged private Walking Picnics for a minimum of six adults. Get a group together and start talking to us about having a Walking Picnic just for you.