Hickling Broad

Hickling Broad
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR12 0BW

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Children's Wildlife Watch- Butterflies Of The Broads

The Broads are home to many butterflies, including our largest species…te swallowtail butterfly. Learn how to identify the frequently seen species but also the best of the broads at the largest broad, NWT Hickling Broad. Meet at the visitor centre. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact…

Sat 8 Jul

£4 Watch Members, £6 non-members

Children's Wildlife Watch-Family Fun At Hickling Broad

Join us at NWT Hickling Broad and exkperience a glimpse of our Wildlife Watch events. We'll be running a few of our favourite watch activities such as dyke dipping, miraculous minibeasts and a range of craft activities for you to try. Meet at the visitor centre. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please…

Sat 13 May

£4 Watch Members, £6 non-members

Children's Wildlife Watch- Mammal Morning

Mammals really are marvellous. Some mammals are adapted for life at sea, others on land. Some species such as otters live near river banks, squirrels in trees, mice and voles underground. Be with us as we find out who is waiting to be released from our small mammal traps. Meet at the visitor centre. Booking…

Sat 14 Oct

£4 Watch Members, £6 non-members

Children's Wildlife Watch - Nature Navigation

Navigate the reserve using natures clues and explore the area like never before. You'll need to work as a team to crack the clues and find your way to fulfil your quest. Meet at the visitor centre. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 9 Dec

£4 Watch Members, £6 non-members

Children's Wildlife Watch-Reserve Rangers

For the first time we are offering you the opportunity to be a reserve ranger and help dress reed. Reed dressing is a traditional craft used for thatching roofs which the Norfolk broads are renowned for. We’ll teach you the basic and why this traditional craft was so important for wildlife. Meet at the visitor centre.

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Crafty Creations

Join us at NWT Hickling Broad to create woodland works of art; look out for wildlife as we collect natural materials, then use these materials together with some clay to create masterpieces. Meet at the visitor centre. Booking essential.  People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 15 Feb

£3 NWT Members, £3.50 non-members

Dyke Dipping

Join us and learn about the wonderful wildlife that can be found in the dykes. The experts will be on hand to help you tell your boatman from your beetle larvae. Meet at the Visitor Centre. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 7 Apr

£3 NWT Members, £3.50 non-members

Fri 2 Jun

£3 NWT Members, £3.50 non-members

Tue 1 Aug

£3 NWT Members, £3.50 non-members

…and 3 more dates until 20 Oct

Memories From The Mill

Discover and explore the unique Stubb Mill. Drop in anytime between 11am and 4pm (closed for lunch between 1-2pm) and look at historical photographs, climb right up into the cap and ask our Stubb mill expert, Hazel questions about the mill. Please be aware there is a 1200 meter walk to the mill from the visitor centre.

Sun 16 Apr

Free: members and children, £4.50 (gift aid admission): non-members

Sun 14 May

Free: members and children, £4.50 (gift aid admission): non-members

Sun 18 Jun

Free: members and children, £4.50 (gift aid admission): non-members

…and 3 more dates until 17 Sep

Miraculous Minibeasts

Join us at NWT Hickling Broad, while we forage among the foliage and search between the sedge for any minibeast which may be waiting. We’ll be there with our bits and bobs to catch any bug or beast for a closer inspection. Meet at the Visitor Centre. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact…

Fri 7 Apr

£3 NWT Members, £3.50 non-members

Fri 2 Jun

£3 NWT Members, £3.50 non-members

Tue 1 Aug

£3 NWT Members, £3.50 non-members

…and 3 more dates until 20 Oct

Sounds In Our Surroundings

The natural world is full of life and associated sounds but how often do we stop and take time to listen. We’ll be exploring the natural world though sounds and recreating our own unique sounds using natural materials. Meet at the visitor centre. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact…

Wed 5 Apr

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