Watchtree Nature Reserve
The Watchtree Nature Reserve is a haven for wildlife. Walk around the Reserve to enjoy the stunning views of the Solway and the Lake District fells. During this October half term, the team at the Reserve are running a Kids’ Club day-long sessions that are nature-based and designed to encourage curiosity. The day of fun-filled activities takes inspiration from Halloween, including:
- Making twig broomsticks
- Creating spooky mud faces on the trees
- Making terrifying twig skeletons
- Making a magic woodland potion
- Den building, minibeast hunting and cycling.
Warm clothing, waterproofs and wellies are the order of the day. A muddy child is guaranteed.
Session times: 10 – 4pm. www.watchtree.co.uk | CA5 6NL
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Five Amazing Lake District Hikes
Autumn is a great time to enjoy the outdoors the days are crisp, and the weather is just right for a hike.
What is the difference between a Lake District hike and a walk? Google says hiking is a long, vigorous walk on countryside footpaths. Well we’ve chosen five amazing Lake District hikes for you to enjoy in all seasons.
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Autumn Colours in Cumbria
Lowther Castle Garden Tour – 17th October 2019
Enjoy the early autumn colours at Lowther. The ruins of the Castle are stunning; nothing can prepare you for the first sighting.
The same is true of the Gardens that retain their original 17th-century plan. The garden is 130 acres, and many acres are mixed woodland.
Join Martin Ogle on a tour of the gardens in their late October glory. Tour begins at 1.30pm and is followed by a Q&A session in the Lowther Café. Click here to find out more.
The Gardens are open all year round (except Christmas day)