Events

Our outreach team and volunteers are involved in events up and down the country, to help you find out more about our work.

We also recommend a number of other conservation-based exhibitions, activities and shows.

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June 8th
Bumblebee safaris at Muckhart Nature Park

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Muckhart by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Each walk lasts about 45 minutes.

Walks at 10.30am and 12.30pm, 8th June 2014

Meet at Murckhart Parish Church, 8 Kirk Hill, FK14 7JQ. Attendance is free, but numbers are limited and allocated on a first-come basis.

No previous experience is needed, but wear appropriate outdoor clothes and footwear.

This event is part of the celebrations for the opening of the Ochils Festival. The festival website can be found by clicking here.

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July 5th
Bumblebee safaris at Howden Park, West Lothian

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Howden Park, West Lothian, by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Each walk lasts about 45 minutes.

11am – 3pm (walks at 11am, 12pm and 2pm), 5th July 2014
Attendance is free, but numbers limited and allocated on a first-come basis.

No previous experience is needed, but wear appropriate outdoor clothes and footwear.

This event is a community event supported by SNH as part of the celebrations for the opening of the John Muir Way, a walking and cycling path that reaches across central Scotland from Helensburgh in the West to Dunbar in the East. There are lots of events happening along the Way - click here to visit the website.

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July 13th
Bumblebee safaris at Steyning, West Sussex

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Steyning downland by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

2 - 4pm,  13th July 2014

 No need to book but meet at the old NTC hut off Mouse Lane. More information on the Steyning website.

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July 30th
Bumblebee safaris at Milton Creek Country Park, Kent

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Milton Creek Country Park by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

10.30am - 12.30pm,  30th July 2014

To book, please contact the Milton Creek Ranger on 01795 417389 or email miltonvol@swale.gov.uk. Meet at the Parish Hall, Green Porch Close, Milton, Sittingbourne, ME10 2HH.