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Family Activity Afternoon: Rivers

Spend the afternoon exploring the River Cole, river dipping and Willow fish weaving.

  • Booking essential

What better way to spend an afternoon that playing in the river! Our lovely River Cole is full of critters and we are going to find out a little bit about them river dipping, Later we will be getting crafty Willow Fish Weaving.



Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Per child. Adults & siblings under 4 free£6.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Designed for children aged 4-11, siblings under 4 go free

Meeting point

Meet by the information board in the main carpark

What to bring and wear

Clothes suitable for outdoor activities, including those near a river!


The walk to to river is across an uneven field, access to the river may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

Contact info

Buscot and Coleshill Estate

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