Summer at Hardcastle Crags

Children looking into their homemade shelter, in the woods.

This summer it's all about getting outside and exploring. What has nature been getting up to?

Tuesday 30 May, 12 noon - 3pm, Build a den

Learn how to create your own shelter in the woods, what will you decide to build?

Wednesday 31 May, 12 noon - 3pm, Pond dipping

The mill pond should have lots of life in waiting to be identified, what water based mini beasts will you come eye to eye with?

Thursday 1 June, 12 noon - 2pm, Cook on a campfire

Learn all the skills you need to create fire without matches, cook some tasty treats and stick bread.  £3pp, booking essential 12 noon - 2pm (bookable online from 23 May)

Friday 2 June, 12 noon - 3pm, Journey sticks / wild art

This activity allows you to create a natural way of remembering a woodland walk.

Upcoming events

Winter tree identification walk

Wed 21 Nov 2018
11:00-14:00
Join us for a walk through the woodland with a difference.

Christmas wreath making

Sat 01 Dec 2018
12:00-14:00
Create something enchanting to take home for Christmas.

Christmas cook on a campfire - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Sat 08 Dec 2018
12:00-14:00
Join us for a seasonal take on this popular activity with a trail through the woods, hot chocolate and a few surprises along the way.