Chilterns Countryside ranger events 2020

Explore the Chilterns Countryside with our ranger team on a guided walks and safaris to discover hidden gems and find out about the conservation work we do to support nature and to encourage wildlife.

Hidden Nature – Winter Wildlife Safari

Great spotted woodpecker (female)
Great spotted woodpecker (female)
Great spotted woodpecker (female)

Join our countryside rangers on a Land Rover Safari for a guided tour of Hughenden and Bradenham woods to spot winter wildlife.

Thursday 27 February, 10am -1pm

£30 per person, includes a drink and cake

Booking essential. Only 8 places available.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Chaffinch
Chaffinch
Chaffinch

A dawn walk with our rangers to find out about the birds that make Bradenham their home and the rare species that depend on the unique habitat of the Chilterns landscape.

Wednesday 15 April, 7-9am

£12 per person, includes a guide book

Booking essential. Only 10 places available

Hidden Nature – Butterflies and Meadows Safari

Duke of Burgundy - Hamearis Lucina - May to June - Bradenham, Ivinghoe Beacon
Duke of Burgundy - Hamearis Lucina
Duke of Burgundy - Hamearis Lucina - May to June - Bradenham, Ivinghoe Beacon

Join our countryside rangers on a Land Rover Safari for a guided tour of West Wycombe and Bradenham to see the meadows and woodland management creating nature rich habitat.

Thursday 14 May, 10am-1pm

£30 per person, includes a drink and cake

Booking essential. Only 8 places available.

 

Hidden Nature – Chalk Grassland and Wildflowers Safari

Cattle grazing at Coombe Hill
Cattle grazing at Coombe Hill
Cattle grazing at Coombe Hill

Join our countryside rangers on a Land Rover Safari for guided tour of Coombe Hill’s landscape to learn about the unique chalk grassland of the Chilterns and discover the wild flowers that are vital for the pollinators.

Wednesday 15 July, 10am-1pm

£30 per person, includes a drink and cake

Booking essential. Only 8 places available.

Coppicing and Carving - Family Event

Get carving this summer holidays
Ellen carving CC
Get carving this summer holidays

Join the ranger team for a fun family day of wood carving. Learn about the habitat and trees of Pulpit Woods and lend a hand coppicing hazel. Then try your hand at selecting and carving a walking stick to take home.

Wednesday 12 August, 10am-1pm

Booking essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age, 8 years.

Adults £10, Children £5

 

Ancient History of the Chilterns Safari

Raparts on Iron Age Enclosure at Pulpit Hill
Raparts on Iron Age Enclosure at Pulpit Hill
Raparts on Iron Age Enclosure at Pulpit Hill

Join our countryside rangers on a Land Rover Safari for a guided tour of Pulpit Hill and Bradenham to see the Iron Age hill forts and earthworks around the Chilterns countryside.

Thursday 15 October, 10am-1pm

£30 per person, includes a drink and cake

Booking essential. Only 8 places available.

Booking Information

  • Book online via the website or call 0344 249 1895
  • Sturdy boots and waterproofs recommended
  • Some events are suitable for dogs, but please check when booking
  • Not suitable for wheelchairs due to the hilly terrain
  • Further information and booking details