Summer holiday family events at Bashley Woodland

Hoburne Bashley, near New Milton. BH25 5QR.  £5.00 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All events 10am – 12 noon.

To book please pop into the Woodland Centre at Hoburne Bashley or call reception on 01425 612340.

Monday 31st July

Colours of summer: We’ll be exploring the woodland for arty inspiration. Learn how to make natural paints to capture summer’s bright colours in a wonderful painting. We’ll also make beautiful leaf and flower prints on canvas.

Wednesday 2nd August

Nature Detectives: Become a woodland detective and help solve an animal murder mystery. Lots of hands-on activities to learn about animal tracks and clues, and includes making your own animal footprint in clay.

Friday 4th August

Magic Doors and Flower Fairies: Discover the hidden and tiny world of woodland fairy folk. We’ll look for and build our own fairy and pixie homes, and make a flower fairy or mischievous woodland Bogart to take home.

Tuesday 29th  August

Marvellous Minibeasts: Discover fascinating creepy crawlies as we explore the woodland using different bug catching techniques. Learn to how make your own bug traps and model your favourite beastie in clay. We’ll finish with a snail race competition!

Thursday 31st August

Tremendous Trees: Lots of leafy summer fun making your own leaf press, clay leaf prints and painted leaves. Learn how to identify trees and meet the resident wildlife!