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Wandlebury Country Park

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB22 3AE United Kingdom

Upcoming Events

January 2018

Coppicing Woodland at Wandlebury

Wednesday January 24 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join this volunteer work party to help care for the park and its wildlife. Learn the magic of this ancient technique, which provides a constant supply of useful wood while rejuvenating trees and increasing biodiversity. The day will involve cutting with hand saws, as well as stacking and sorting cut branches – so you’ll get a good workout at the same time. Wear warm, waterproof clothing and tough shoes, and bring a packed lunch and drink. All are welcome for…

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Winter Tree Identification at Wandlebury

Sunday January 28 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the CambridgePPF team for this fascinating workshop for adults in the beautiful winter scenery of the Country Park. Learn the basic skills needed to identify our common native trees in the winter using bark, buds, shape and form (and leaves and seeds when available!) and then put them to the test on a guided stroll around Wandlebury – a perfect relaxing afternoon in the outdoors. NB: For adults only. Booking essential. £8.00 per person (members £6.00). Wear sensible clothing…

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February 2018

Basket Weaving at Wandlebury

Saturday February 3 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discover the art of basket making. Experiment using willow to weave a simple basket as you learn the basic techniques, guided by an experienced basket weaver. Beginners and improvers welcome. Tools, tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided, but bring a packed lunch. You’ll be able to take your basket home with you too – a satisfying end to the session! Meet at the Stable Rooms. Wear warm clothes – the Stable Rooms will…

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Hedge Laying at Coton Countryside Reserve

Wednesday February 7 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Enjoy learning this ancient practice of partially cutting through stems, laying and weaving them together to produce a thick living barrier and wildlife ‘corridor’. Wear warm, waterproof clothing and tough shoes, and bring a packed lunch and drink. NB: No need to book. Meet at Martin car park notice board. All instruction, equipment and tools provided. This is a free event but donations are always appreciated. For more information: e-mail bookings@cambridgeppf.org, call 01223 243830 extension 207 or visit www.cambridgeppf.org/whats-on

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Family Bush Craft Fun

Saturday February 24 at 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Whether you’re after some Bear Grylls active action or prefer the more sedate pace of Ray Mears, the whole family will have fun learning some of these essential bush craft skills: making shelters, starting fires, cooking on open fires, using camouflage, playing outdoor games and tracking around the park. A great chance for some quality time with the family and you’ll come away with some useful skills and fantastic memories! NB: Booking essential. £30.00 per family/small group, children must remain…

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