Bough Beech Visitor Centre

Bough Beech Visitor Centre
Winkhurst Green, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6LD
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Bat Walk

Short country walk from Visitor Centre around local farmland and back with bat detectors and night binoculars. Discover bats, crickets and other animals of the twilight. Led by Lynne & Peter Flower. Bring appropriate outdoor clothes, sturdy boots/shoes. Not recommended for children under 5. Donations to cover…

Fri 15 Sep

Donations to cover the cost of this event will be appreciated.

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Bough Beech Outdoor Tasks Introduction Day

Get involved with managing our reserves at Bough Beech. We're looking for new volunteers to join our task team at Bough Beech (nr. Sevenoaks) on a Friday, and we're holding an introduction to volunteering session  on September 29th.   You'll be able to find out more about what we do, why we do it, explore all areas…

Fri 29 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Festival Of Apples

Stroll in the old Apple Orchard, taste, test and select apples of all sizes, shapes and colours. Eat freshly cooked apple fritters, play the bee game. Create your own apple pig, weave some willow, and much more - all to the sound of our merry folk band. Shop and refreshments. Activities in and around the Visitor…

Sun 15 Oct

Entry free. Donations welcome.

  • 12:00 – 16:30

Fungus Family Fun

Find out about Fungi. Go on a guided woodland exploration, grow a fungus, make fire with a fungus, look through microscopes, find out their names and make a toadstool collage. Led by Lynne & Peter Flower & volunteers. Activities in and around the Visitor Centre, some outside, some undercover. Bring appropriate…

Sun 5 Nov

Donations to cover the cost of this event will be appreciated. Booking essential.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Iphone Photography Workshop

A family event to explore how to improve your photography skills using your iPhone. At this workshop, led by award winning and published photographer Sarah Medway, you will find out how to use your iPhone to capture the moment and scene in the beautiful outdoor environment around Bough Beech visitor centre.  Learn…

Sat 23 Sep

£20 adult £15 child

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Live Folk Music

Enjoy a cuppa while a group of Kentish Folk Musicians serenade you with traditional songs and tunes – or bring your instrument and join in. Led by Lynne & Peter Flower. Donations welcome. Organised by the West Kent Local Group. For details call Lynne or Peter: 01732 355080 or lynne.flower@tiscali.co.uk…

Sun 3 Sep

Donations welcome.

  • 13:00 – 17:00

The Sky At Night

Stargaze through our astronomical telescopes, discover more about planets, black holes activities for all ages. Gift shop and refreshments. Led by Lynne & Peter Flower & volunteers. Activities in and around the Visitor Centre, some outside, some undercover. Entry free. Donations welcome. Organised by the West…

Sat 28 Oct

Entry free. Donations welcome.

  • 15:00 – 20:30

Spooky Forest Skills

Spooky outdoor fun for families! A fun family autumn event making woodland crafts.  Create a spooky spider's web and a wizard or witches broom out of natural materials. Learn some gruesome wildlife facts as you follow the creepy trail outside and around the visitor centre. All children under 16 must be…

Tue 24 Oct

£7

  • 11:30

Wildlife Warden Walk - Fungus Foray With Martin Allison

Join honorary warden Alan Ford and fungi expert Martin Allison on an autumnal discovery. In the autun wet and warm weather provides great conditions for the growth of mushrooms and toadstools. Join honorary warden Alan Ford and fungi expert Martin Allison who will guide you on this short walk starting from Bough…

Sun 8 Oct

£6 adult £2 child

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Woodland Craft Activity Day

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at country crafts - hurdle and mallet making, wattle and daub, pole lathe, besom brooms, charcoal making and much more in a Country Fayre atmosphere with folk musicians, shop and refreshments? Led by Lynne & Peter Flower. Bring appropriate outdoor clothes, sturdy boots…

Sun 10 Sep

Free entry - donations welcome.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

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