Events

Beautiful butterflies guided walk

A male Chalkhill Blue butterfly

A male Chalkhill Blue butterfly

Saturday 17 May, 11am-1pm

Join the countryside team on an informative guided walk to look for the butterflies that thrive on the rare chalk grassland of Dunstable and Whipsnade Downs.

  • £2 per person
  • Book your place on 01582 500920

Join the hunt

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo

Friday 18 - Tuesday 23 April, 11am-4pm

Follow the clues across Dunstable Downs and answer the questions to claim your Cadbury's chocolate Egghead prize.

  • £2 per trail

Exploring the countryside around Dunstable Downs on a Ranger’s ’wild camp’ © Rose Roberts

Exploring the countryside around Dunstable Downs on a Ranger’s ’wild camp’

We're having a wild sleepover!

Join the Ranger team on the 24 and 25 May to cook on a campfire, go on a night time nature walk, practice star-gazing and much much more! Places are limited for this exclusive wild sleepover: pick up an application form from the Chilterns Gateway Centre or email rose.roberts@nationaltrust.org.uk to find out more.

Run wild with us © Jane Maltby

Run wild with us

Run wild and find adventures in the countryside

First Sunday of every month, 2 - 3.30pm

Join our Rangers for a free family exploring session. This fun activity group will get the kids outdoors and discovering new things from tracking wild animals to making wild art.

Make sure you dress for the weather. No booking is needed - just meet at the Chilterns Gateway Centre on Dunstable Downs.

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