Over the summer holidays, get out into the fresh air and explore local wildlife at the beautiful Parc Slip Nature Reserve with our family-friendly wildlife events.
Please note that because of limited spaces booking is essential for these events. To book your place please contact Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01656 724100.
Butterflies of Parc Slip: Tuesday 6th August, 11am – 1pm
Join the Wildlife Trust on a sunny day (hopefully!) to help us survey the butterfly species out and about on Parc Slip.
Brilliant Bats: Friday 9th August, 8:30pm – 10pm
Learn about the fascinating world of bats, the UK’s only flying mammal. We will use bat detectors on a night-time walk around the reserve, to find and listen in on the fantastic bats of Parc Slip. Suitable for ages 7+.
Creature Features Craft: Wednesday 14th August, 11am – 1pm
Make a butterfly feeder and/or build a mini-beast hotel for the creatures that live in your garden. Suitable for ages 5+, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: £3 per insect hotel, £1 per butterfly feeder
Moth Morning: Wednesday 21st August, 9am – 10am
At Parc Slip we set our overnight light trap to survey the moth species that can be found on the nature reserve. Come along and take part in the recording of our marvellous moths the following morning, when our moth recorders will be checking the trap and identifying the species we’ve caught.
Meadow Walk & Bug Hunt: Wednesday 28th August, 2pm – 3:30pm
Wander the beautiful wildflower meadows at Parc Slip and help us survey the butterflies, bugs and other wildlife that lives there.
Holiday Wildlife Watch: Every Thursday in August, 10am -12pm
Join the UK’s leading club for young environmentalists this holiday, as we explore Parc Slip each week to find out about our amazing wildlife. Come and join us for fun activities such as arts and crafts, wildlife walks and bug hunting.
This activity is suitable for ages 5 to 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event.
Cost: £2 per child.
A visit to Parc Slip is not complete without a trip to our Visitor centre and coffee shop! Why not join us for a delicious home-cooked meal or slice of cake? We have many vegetarian and vegan options available too. Over the summer holidays the Visitor Centre is open 6 days a week, Tuesday -Sunday 10am until 4pm.