Go nature mad this Easter

Say hello to newborn lambs, hunt for bugs and discover sea life these Easter holidays with nature and wildlife events in the North East.

    Meet the lambs


    Bring your little ones to meet our little ones. Go on a tractor trailer ride at Wallington to meet the latest arrivals at Broomhouse Farm. You can also pop into Gibside or Cherryburn to say hello to the lambs there.


    Hunting for bugs

    A family look for bugs under the bark of a fallen tree

    Become a nature detective hunting for bugs at Wallington on Sunday 6 April. Grab a nature spotter sheet and see which creepy crawlies you can discover in the woods.

    Go batty

    Pipistrelle bats at Ashridge

    Join us at Allen Banks for an evening walk to learn about the life of bats. Have a go using a bat detector and see how many species you can find.


    Animal tracking

    Track wild animals 50 Things

    Join a bushcraft leader in the woods at Seaton Delaval Hall and learn how to track animals. Follow the trails and identify different tracks and signs. 


    Under the sea

    Children rockpooling at the Wherry

    Discover sea life on a Seashore Safari at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas or join our Rangers for a Rockpool Ramble at Lindisfarne Castle. Search for crabs, sea urchins, lobster and maybe even a small fish or two.