River Gade, Gt Gaddesden

(c) Emma Matthars

Big Wild Weekend - 30 Days Wild/Gordon Beningfield

Location: Gt Gaddesden, Piper's Hill, Gt Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, HP1 3BY
As part of 30 Days Wild and the Gordon Beningfield celebration the Trust is holding a Big Wild Weekend along the River Gade water meadows at Great Gaddesden.

Event details

Date

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Time
10.30am - 4pm
A static map of Big Wild Weekend - 30 Days Wild/Gordon Beningfield

About the event

Come along for free activites!

The weekend will include wildlife activities and family fun.

  • Flower Festival celebrating Beningfield’s English Countryside at St John the Baptist Church. The church will be open to the public 10.30-4.30 on Saturday and 11.45-4.30pm on Sunday (Please note there will be a church service at 10.30am on Sunday morning.)
  • Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust 30 Days Wild– activities and family fun exploring the wildlife of the River Gade water meadows. Learn to sketch wildlife with artist Martin Gibbons.
  • Guided walks by the Water End & Upper Gade Valley Conservation Society – a walk will leave from the churchyard each day at 2pm. Sign-up on the day in the gazebo in the churchyard; walks will be 1-1.5 hours, highlighting the local wildlife and landscape much loved by Gordon Beningfield; each walk will end up back at the church where cream teas are being served.
  • Redbourn Museum and Pitstone Rural Life Museum will be taking part doing small displays on rural life.

Booking

Price/donation

Free

Suitable for

Families, Children, Adults

Know before you go

Dogs

On a lead

Wheelchair access

Uneven pathway from car park to church

Parking information

Free parking in Wyevale overflow car park and opposite field

Facilities

Toilets
Shop
Cafe/refreshments
Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities

This event is kindly supported by Wyevale Garden Centre Hemel Hempstead.