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Events

July events

Sunday 22 July - community litter pick at Berrybank Copse

Volunteer at our community litter pick at Berrybank Copse.

When

Sunday 22 July

2pm to 3pm

Where to meet

Berrybank Copse, off York Town Road, Sandhurst, GU47 0PY

Friday 27 July - young explorers day at South Hill Park

Come and join us to learn about our wonderful plants and wildlife in the park using our explorer packs. Suitable for under 11s.

When

Friday 27 July

10am to midday

Where to meet

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

Cost

£3 per child

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Friday 27 July - The Big Tree Climb at Pope's Meadow

Fun for 6 year olds and over. Climb up into the tree canopy taking in amazing views, be at one with nature and the environment. A truly amazing and thrilling activity.

When

Friday 27 July

1 hour slots between 10am and 3:45pm

Where to meet

Pope’s Meadow, Off St Marks Rd, Binfield, RG42 4AY

Cost

£20

Booking

Booking is required - please visit The Big Tree Climbing website to book.

Saturday 28 July - Himalayan Balsam pulling at Garth pond

Come and help finish the job by pulling the regrowth since June. This should Hit the Himalayan balsam hard and hopefully destroy its seed bank for the year. 

Tools and refreshments provided.

When

Saturday 28 July

1pm to 3pm

Where to meet

Larks Hill car park, Warfield, RG42 2QD

Tuesday 31 July - nature quest at Lily Hill Park

Young explorers are invited to join us in a nature related scavenger hunt.

When

Tuesday 31 July

10am to midday

Where to meet

At the giant picnic table, Lily Hill Park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX

Cost

£2 per child

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

August events

Wednesday 8 August - ranger led walk woods, hills and ponds

Join us for a ranger led walk of woods, hills and ponds.  This is a leisurely walk - it is up to 2 miles and will last up to 1 hour.

When

Wednesday 8 August

10:30am

Where to meet

Domesday Copse car park, Wildridings Road – opposite Crossfell, Bracknell, RG12 7RX

Cost

£2

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Thursday 9 August - bird and bug safari at Jennett's Park

Learn about woodland birds on an interactive walk and then hunt for bugs in the meadows. Best suited 5yrs+.

When

Thursday 9 August

10am to midday

Where to meet

Jennett’s Park car park, off Swift Fields, Bracknell, RG12 8DY

Cost

£3 per child

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Monday 13 August - community litter pick at South Hill Park

Volunteer at our community litter pick at South Hill Park.

When

Monday 13 August

10am to 11am

Where to meet

Courtyard in front of South Hill Park reception, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA

Tuesday 14 August - volunteer led walk of lakes and ridges

Volunteer led walk of lakes and ridges. Rambler walk of up to 7 miles (2.5 hours).

When

Tuesday 14 August

10:30am

Where to meet

 Ambarrow Court, off A321 Wokingham Rd, Sandhurst, GU47 8JB. Map ref: 824 626

Thursday 16 August - dinosaur discovery trail at Jennett's Park

Explore the wild world of dinosaurs on an exciting quiz trail around the woods and meadows of Jennett’s Park.

When

Thursday 16 August

2pm to 3:30pm

Where to meet

Jennett’s Park car park, Off Swift Fields, Bracknell, RG12 8DY.

Cost

£3 per child

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Saturday 18 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. Provided with support from local businesses and charities. Dogs on lead welcome. Please consider walking/cycling/using public transport to get to this event as parking is very limited, thank you

When

Saturday 18 August

11am to 4.30pm

Where to meet

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

Cost

Free

Booking

No booking required.

Tuesday 21 August - community litter pick at Lily Hill Park

Volunteer at our community litter pick at Lily Hill Park.

When

Tuesday 21 August

2pm to 3pm

Where to meet

North car park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX

Monday 27 August - Larks Hill harvest day

Come and harvest the apples fresh from the trees; enjoy activities including a talk about the history of orchards, play bobbing for apples and receive some recipes to use your apples with.

When

Monday 27 August

Midday to 1pm

Where to meet

Larks Hill car park, Warfield.

Cost

£3

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

September events

Sunday 2 September - The big tree climb at Pope's Meadow

Fun for 6 year olds and over. Climb up into the tree canopy taking in amazing views, be at one with nature and the environment. A truly amazing and thrilling activity.

When

Sunday 2 September

1 hour slots between 10am and 3:45pm

Where to meet

Pope’s Meadow, Off St Marks Rd, Binfield, RG42 4AY.

Cost

£20

Booking

Booking is required - please visit The Big Tree Climbing website to book.

Thursday 6 September - Heritage open day walk at South Hill Park

Come to either or both tours with the opportunity for further questions and refreshments in the café between walks.

When

Thursday 6 September

Tour of the grounds 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Tour of the mansion 4pm to 5pm

Where to meet

Courtyard in front of South Hill Park reception, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Thursday 6 September - Heritage open day walk at Pope's Manor

Join us on this guided tour of the grounds.

When

Thursday 6 September

1pm to 3pm

Where to meet

Pope’s Meadow, off St Marks Road, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4AY.

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Wednesday 12 September - ranger led walk - Cruciferous and beyond

Join us for a ranger led walk of woods, hills and ponds. This is a leisurely walk - it is up to 2 miles and will last up to 1 hour.

When

Wednesday 12 September

10:30am

Where to meet

Cabbage Hill car park, Forest Road Warfield, Bracknell, RG42 5RR.

Cost

£2

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Friday 14 September - Heritage open day walk at Lily Hill Park

Join us on this guided tour guided walk to learn about the heritage features and historical importance of this beautiful park.

When

Friday 14 September

10am to 11am

Where to meet

North car park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX.

Booking

Booking is required - please call 01344 354441 to book

Saturday 15 September - The Greatest Showman - outdoor cinema at Lily Hill Park

The Heritage Parks Team are delighted to be working in conjunction with FireFly Events and Lily Hill House to bring Outdoor Cinema to Bracknell.

We’ll be showing The Greatest Showman - sing along version.

When

Saturday 15 September

Doors open 6pm

Film starts 7:45pm

Where

Lily Hill Park, Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX.

Booking

Booking is required from seetickets.

Monday 17 September - Natural History Society - a talk on Bisham Woods

The Bracknell Forest Natural History Society invites you to a talk on Bisham Woods.

When

Monday 17 September

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Where to meet

Recital Room at South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

Cost

Membership is £12 per year with an entrance fee of £1 for evening meetings – or come along as a visitor and pay £3 for the evening.

Visitors are welcome. No booking required.

Tuesday 18 September - volunteer led walk - The Northern Fringe

Volunteer led walk of The Northern Fringe. Rambler walk of up to 7 miles (2.5 hours).

When

Tuesday 18 September

10:30am

Where to meet

Felix Farm Trout Fishery, Howe Lane, Binfield, RG42 5QL. Map ref: 851 743

Saturday 29 September - hazel harvesting and bonfire at Jennett’s Park

Join us to harvest hazel (good for beanpoles) and enjoy the warmth of a bonfire while you work. Suitable for all ages. Tools and refreshments provided.

When

Saturday 29 September

1pm to 3pm

Where to meet

Jennett’s Park car park, off Swift Fields, Bracknell, RG12 8DY.

Full events programme

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

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 £27 per hour. For more information please contact us.

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