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Lend a hand days - Bulb Planting and Wild Art

Drop in any time between 12-3pm to lend Ranger Chris a hand with planting spring bulbs to brighten up this stretch of coast and provide nectar sources for pollinators.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Come to the Whitehaven Coast for lend a hand days and get your hands dirty planting some bulbs and creating your own chalk art on the tarmac. We'll provide all tools, kneeling mats and chalk, we just need your hands and a little bit of creativity. We look forward to seeing you there for a great family day out.


The basics


Suitable for the whole family

Meeting point

Meet us at the Wellington Lodge, Rosemary Lane, near the Candlestick monument. CA28 9AD what3words///

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the weather and ready to get a little dirty.


The area is step free. We’ll planting on uneven sloping grassy ground, you’ll need to be able to kneel or bend to plant the bulbs.

Contact info

Whitehaven Coast Ranger

Upcoming events


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Event summary

27 May to 24 Jul 2024
12:00 to 16:30
+ 3 other dates or times

Industrial heritage of the Whitehaven Coast guided walk 

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Event summary

16 Jul 2024
09:30 to 11:30