The Naze Education and Visitor Centre

The Naze Education and Visitor Centre
The Naze / Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE
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Blackwater Alpaca Animal Display

A great experience for any animal enthusiast! We will be joined by a group from Blackwater Alpacas and Pygmy Goats, who will be bringing some of their animals to The Naze for you to meet. There will be Alpacas, pygmy goats and chicks, with opportunities to hold and pet the pygmy goats and chicks for a small donation.

Sun 27 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Dinosaur Afternoon

Drop in between 1.30pm and 3.30pm to take part in our dinosaur crafts, footprint trail and volcano making. This is a seld-led activity afternoon with our education rangers on hand to help. Suggested donation £4 per child People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 24 Aug

Suggested donation £4 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Exploring The Magic Of Moths

Enjoy a talk by a local moth enthusiast, look at different moth monitoring equipment and collect moth species for identification. Suggested donation £4, please book. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 2 Sep

£4 donation per person

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Family Fossil Discovery

Come along to The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tells you all about The Naze geology, where to find fossils and what to look for. Come out on a group fossil hunt and finish up by making your own fossils. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and remember to…

Thu 24 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Thu 31 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 13:00 – 14:30

Family Outdoor Survival Skills

Our introduction to outdoor survival is an opportunity to have a go at some basic survival skills. Try and build a shelter on the beach using basic materials, whittle your own cooking sticks and try some simple fire lighting skills. To finish the session we will be toasting marshmallows over the fire! Suggested donation…

Wed 23 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 10:00 – 11:30

Wed 30 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 13:00 – 14:30

History Talk

Our history walk leader will be at The Naze Centre to provide an indoor history talk. Find out more about the military history of The Naze and surrounding area and view some local military memorabilia. Suggested donation £3. Please book. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 20 Aug

£3 donation per person

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Illustrated Talk: Walton Backwaters

Wildfowl and wader counts in the Walton Backwaters - talk by Kevin Marsden and Geoff Empson Venue: The Naze Centre, Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze CO14 8LE Contact: David Bain (Secretary) 01255 861342 Admission to all meetings is free and open to non-members. Refreshments and raffle. All are welcome to these…

Thu 28 Sep

Free

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Pirate Afternoon

Drop in between 1.30pm and 3.30pm to take part in our pirate crafts, treasure trail and pirate boat building. This is a seld-led activity afternoon with our education rangers on hand to help. Suggested donation £4 per child People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 23 Aug

Suggested donation £4 per child

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Rangers

Weekly group for children aged 8-11 that enjoy the outdoors, wildlife and getting their hands dirty. Please book. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 22 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Tue 29 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Rock Pool Dipping

Join an education ranger on the beach for some rock pool dipping sessions. What plants and animals can we find hiding in the rock pools when the tide goes out. Drop in activity, suggested donation £1 a head. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 1 Sep

£1 suggested donation per person

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Sand Art And Seashell Craft

Drop-in activity, no need to book. Come and fill a sand bottle at our sand bottle satation and get creative with some seashell craft. Suggested donations vary from £2.50-£3.50 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 21 Aug

Suggested donations vary from £2.50-£3.50

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Mon 28 Aug

Suggested donations vary from £2.50-£3.50

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Under 5S Group

Come and join us for our friendly, child lead, under 5s wildlife sessions. Splashing in puddles, peering into rock pools, nature themed activities and craft. Informal, friendly, outdoor fun for your little explorers. We will be outside so please dress appropriately. Please book. People with limited mobility please…

Tue 22 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Tue 29 Aug

Suggested donation £5 per child

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Wildlife Activity Days

Every Friday we will be hosting a range of wildlife themed activities. Each day will involve activities and crafts with a different animal theme. Each of our wildlife activity days will involve a chance to go wildlife spotting, things to make to take home and an opportunity to take part in our weekly wildlife art…

Fri 25 Aug

£3 suggested donation per team

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Mon 28 Aug

£3 suggested donation per team

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Fri 1 Sep

£3 suggested donation per team

  • 10:30 – 15:00

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