exhibition

There are many excellent exhibitions and events held on the Forest through the year.

These range from photographic and historical exhibitions to guided walks to family fun days.

To be sure not to miss out check out our listings on your Facebook Group here.

 


Regular Groups and Upcoming Events 2021

toddler gp 1 toddler 2 Chestnut Wreath

ASHDOWN FOREST EXPLORERS - TODDLER GROUP

A group for pre-school children and their parents / carers - join us to explore the wonderful wildlife of Ashdown Forest through a short walk with seasonal crafts and activities.

Every 3rd Monday of the month.

Dates for 2021:

  1. To be confirmed - we are hoping to restart the toddler group in September

Suitable for children under 5 years accompanied by an adult.

Please come dressed in clothes you don't mind getting messy and that will keep you warm and dry in all weathers. Long trousers and closed toe shoes are advised for all sessions even if it's hot. In wet weather we will spend some time in the Education barn but will still go out onto the Forest for a short walk so please bring waterproofs for you and your child.

For further information and enquiries contact [email protected] or call 01342 823583

BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Please book a place for each member of your family attending.

To book please click: Eventbrite

For further information email: [email protected]


ASHDOWN FOREST WRITING GROUP

You may have heard, or overheard!, that there is an informal, fun creative writing group meeting 10:30am to 12:30 on:

TBC

For further information, please email.


POETS WALK - MONTHLY

Next date: tbc

The Poets Walks are taking place once a month and will meet at different locations on the Forest. Booking is essential so we can conform to government guidance regarding social gatherings.

Please contact Sian Thomas for more information or to book a place: [email protected]


    ASHDOWN FOREST EVENTS:

    There are no Ashdown Forest events planned.

     

     

     

     

ACTIVITY IDEAS FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

 

Bee Way marker

 

Spring Family Trail (£1 to download)

The trail is 1.6miles /3km long and will take approximately 1 hour to complete (without stops).  The route is hilly, and the paths are wet and muddy in places.  It is not suitable for pushchairs. 

Further Details

 

 


Nature Nuggets - ideas for activities to do whilst out on a walk, with a focus on nature


Ashdown Forest Audio Trail:

Find out more about Ashdown Forest with the Audio Tour. Listen to it on your mobile while you walk.

http://www.ashdownforest.org/enjoy/AudioTour.php


This is the season to build a nest

Nest

How many different tree flowers can you notice on your walk

Tree Flowers

Bumblebee fun and ID spotter sheet

Bumblebee

Every flower counts... Are you ready?

Flower

Bug activities to do with children

Green Tiger Beetle

Hedgehog Highways

Hedgehog Highways

 

 

 

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