Events

July events

Tuesday 25 July - Big Butterfly Count at Lily Hill Park

Join us in the national counting survey of our beautiful butterflies.

When to meet

Tuesday 25 July, 1pm to 3pm

Where to meet

At the giant picnic bench. Parking available at the car park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX.

Friday 28 July - Young Explorers Day at South Hill Park

Come and join us to learn about our wonderful plants and wildlife in the park using the South Hill Park Explorer Packs.

Suitable for under 11s.

Booking is required. Please call 01344 354441.

When to meet

Friday 28 July, 10am to midday

Where to meet

Gazebo on rear field, South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

August events

Monday 7 August to Sunday 13 August - The WOW! Week of Walks

In celebration of our 80 green open spaces, the Bracknell Forest Society is holding another WOW! Week of Walks. 

Visit the Bracknell Forest Society website to find out more. 

Wednesday 9 August - Ranger led walk Larks Hill to Garth Meadows and back

Join us for a ranger led walk from Larks Hill to Garth Meadows and back. This is a moderate walk - it is up to 4 miles and will last up to 2 hours.

The walk is dog friendly - please keep dogs on a lead.

When to meet

Wednesday 9 August at 10:30am

Where to meet

Larks Hill car park, off Harvest Ride, Warfield, Bracknell RG42 2QD.

Tuesday 15 August - Ranger led walk in Wildmoor

Join us for a ranger led walk in Wildmoor. This is a moderate walk - it is up to 4 miles and will last up to 2 hours.

The walk is dog friendly - please keep dogs on a lead.

When to meet

Tuesday 15 August at 10:30am

Where to meet

Wildmoor Heath car park, off Crowthorne Road, RG45 7PP. Map ref: 842 630.

Wednesday 16 August - Bug and Bird Safari at Jennett's Park

Learn about woodland birds on an interactive walk and then hunt for bugs in the meadows.

Best suited for children over the age of 5. 

Booking required

This activity needs to be booked - please call 01344 354441.

When to meet

Wednesday 16 August, 10am to midday

Where to meet

Jennet's Park car park, off Swift Fields, Bracknell, RG12 8DY.

Saturday 19 August - Paws in the Park at South Hill Park

Enjoy a day out for all the family, especially the dogs! 

Promoting responsible dog ownership, this free event features canine activities including demonstrations, product displays, fun competitions, veterinary advice and more.

This event is provided with support from local businesses and charities.

Dogs on lead are welcome. 

Please consider walking or cycling or using public transport to get to this event as parking is very limited. 

When to meet

Saturday 19 August, 11am to 4pm

Where to meet

North field, South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

Saturday 26 August - International Bat Night at Big Wood

Discover the world of bats on a stroll around the woodland edge at dusk. 

Celebrate international Bat Night with a chance to see Britain's biggest bat, the Noctule.

When to meet

Saturday 26 August, 8pm to 10pm

Where to meet

Jennett's Park car park, off Swift Fields, Bracknell, RG12 8BX.

Tuesday 29 August - Fruit foraging day at Larks Hill

Find out what's good to eat and take home some lovely fruit and may be some sunflowers from the field!

Suitable for families.

When to meet

Tuesday 29 August, 1pm to 3pm

Where to meet

Larks Hill car park, off Harvest Ride, Warfield, RG42 2QD.

Thursday 31 August - The Great Outdoors at Lily Hill Park

From folklore to fire - learn about the wonder of trees and plants, and have a go at campfire cookery.

Best suited for children over the age of 6. 

When to meet

Thursday 31 August, 1pm to 3pm

Where to meet

Larks Hill car park, off Harvest Ride, Warfield, RG42 2QD.

Full events programme

We have a full list of events and activities taking place in the borough’s parks and countryside.

Photo competition

We run an annual photo competition. To find out more, and to submit your photos, please visit our competition page.

Individual walks and talks from rangers

Organised groups can request a ranger to lead a walk or talk about a site or activity managed by our Parks and Countryside Service.

Please note, however, that the availability of rangers is very limited and usually targeted towards local community groups. 

The cost is £24.70 per hour (£20.58 excluding VAT). For more information please contact us.

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