Holiday Fun in the Dean

Come along and have some Holiday Fun in the Dean during the school holiday week.

From fossicking for fossils to building winter wildlife homes and making birdfeeders to planting an apple orchard - get outdoors and enjoy fun free events all week long.

There's something to do every day between 1.30 & 3pm, 16-22 October and it's FREE. Booking is essential t:01563 554736. Suitable for families.

Check out the full programme below.

The Hunt for Red October - 16 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE

Look at the trees in their Autumnal glory, hunt for helicopters and learn about the hidden colours that appear in the leaves.

Fossicking for Fossils - 17 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE

Discover the secrets hidden in the bedrock of the Country Park. How different was the flora and fauna in the Country Park millions of years ago? Hunt for fossils and see what you can find.

Strange Nature Stories - 18 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE

Get ready for Hallowe’en by discovering the strange myths and old remedies that surround our native plants.

Winter Wildlife Homes - 19 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE

Build a home for our native wildlife and help them survive the colder months.

Bird Feeders - 20 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE

Find out how to make a bird feeder to take home and provide food and nesting materials for your garden birds.

National Apple Day - 21 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE

Help us plant an orchard in the country park, make apple juice and learn about how wildlife and apples are connected.

Traditional Games Day - 22 OCT · 1.30-3PM · FREE

Have a go at different games children (and grown ups) played from Roman times to the Second World War and make a game to take home.