Things to see & do

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What's on

We host a range of walks from nightjar spotting to autumnal strolls. Please check our events listing for further details.

September highlights

The Red Waxcap fungus can be a sign of ancient grassland © Copyright free

On a warm September afternoon enjoy the fresh air and take a stroll in the woodlands. Look for the colourful varieties of waxcap fungi that grow in chase fields and vale wood park.


October highlights

Rowan berries in autumn woods © Chloe Bradbrooke

Let Lord Tennyson’s inspiration be yours. At this time of year there are clusters of red berries on the rowan trees in cotchet valley, a place of pure tranquillity.

November highlights

Rowan berries in autumn woods © National Trust/Helen Appleyard

Leaves crunch satisfyingly underfoot and golden tones saturate the woodland of oak, chestnut and beech. Take in the autumnal beauty and be inspired on a country walk this month.

Apple pressing day

Join in a free, family-friendly apple day at Swan Barn Farm. Bring along your own apples and join in using our fantastic heritage press and scratter and make your own apple juice and cider.