Autumn foraging course

Discover some of nature's wild food secrets on this half-day foraging course with Fred Gillam. You'll be able to enjoy walking through the Avebury landscape as Fred teaches you how to identify plants growing in our hedgerows, fields and woods.

  • Booking essential

During the foraging course you'll also be able to taste some of nature's harvest which at this time can include parasol mushrooms, clover blossoms and nettle seeds.

Fred has 35 years foraging experience and has featured on ITV's Countrywise with Gino D'Acampo and Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show. He is a regular contributor on BBC local radio and is the author of 'Poisonous Plants in Great Britain'.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £50.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Please meet at the Alexander Keiller Museum: Barn Gallery in the Old Farmyard
What to bring and wear
Wear clothing suitable for a walk. Fred will stop during the walk for a light picnic lunch, please bring your own packed lunch.
Accessibility
Not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Other
Parking in the main National Trust car park is included in the ticket. Please display a copy of your ticket in the dashboard of your car.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 September 2019 10:30 - 14:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Hazel Barry-Scott
Email
Hazel.Barry-Scott@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01672 538036

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Fri 20 Sep 2019
01:00-23:59
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.

Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge

Fri 20 Sep 2019
01:00-23:59
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire's iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all twelve walks at our landscape sites.

Still digging ... Recent excavations around Avebury

Fri 20 Sep 2019
10:00-17:30
This year at Avebury we’ll be shining a light on recent excavations through a pop up exhibition in the Barn gallery. This exhibition will highlight many of the results of those excavations alongside a selection of the artefacts discovered.

Alexander Keiller’s Avebury Manor: pop-up exhibition

Fri 20 Sep 2019
11:00-16:00
Discover how Avebury Manor looked during the years it was owned by the excavator of Avebury stone circles, Alexander Keiller.

Avebury art: sculpture exhibition in the garden

Fri 20 Sep 2019
11:00-17:00
The garden at Avebury Manor is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy. Continue to experience the garden's beauty and tranquility with an exhibition of outdoor sculptures.

Autumn foraging course

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:30-14:30
Discover some of nature's wild food secrets on this half-day foraging course with Fred Gillam. You'll be able to enjoy walking through the Avebury landscape as Fred teaches you how to identify plants growing in our hedgerows, fields and woods.