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PondLife! at Cotehele Quay

Discover weird and wonderful creatures in the pond at Cotehele quay with monthly drop-in, pond dipping sessions.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Join us as we hunt for the creatures which live in (and on!) the pond. Watch the water closely, or have a go at pond dipping, and identify any insects, fish, or amphibians you may find.

First come first served as limited space on the pond platform.

Subject to cancellation in event of poor weather. Please check our social media feeds and website nearer each event.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Children welcome, but adult supervision required

Meeting point

The pond is located in the picnic area behind the car park at Cotehele Quay.

Accessibility

The platform is step-free

Upcoming events

Event

Little Gardeners Family Trail 

Help the Cotehele gardeners get ready for spring by completing nature activities around the garden.

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on
23 Feb to 25 Feb 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

Nature Walks 

Join our Nature Walks volunteer Andy on free monthly walks to learn about the ecology of the beautiful and varied Cotehele estate.

Event summary

on
25 Feb to 24 Nov 2024
at
11:00 to 13:00
+ 9 other dates or times
Event

Daffodils at Cotehele 

Visit Cotehele this spring to discover the garden ablaze with Cotehele's spectacular daffodil display.

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on
16 Mar to 24 Mar 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 8 other dates or times
Event

Easter egg hunt at Cotehele 

This spring, treat the whole family to a world of adventure at Cotehele on an Easter trail.

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on
29 Mar to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 16 other dates or times