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Events at Whinlatter - Meet at the visitor centre

Join the Whinlatter team and explore the amazing nature right here in the forest!

Taking place every Wednesday, these sessions are perfect for introducing your little ones to the natural world and helping to create a lifelong love of the outdoors.


Wednesday 3 August

Forest Story Walk

Take a leaf out of the forest book - where in the world have our trees come from?

Use the beautiful leaves you have collected to make a forest book-mark.


Wednesday 10 August

Food from the Forest Walk

Kill or cure – find out more about how the plants in the forest were used in the past, then have fun squashing out plant dye to make a colourful wall hanging.


Wednesday 17 August

Squirrel Run

Follow the rangers on their round to fill the squirrel feeders and find out more about these fascinating creatures before making your own pinecone squirrel to take home.


Wednesday 24 August

‘Flying through the Forest’ Walk

Raptors to Robins – what birds live in our forest? How are their bodies and lifestyle adapted to forest living?

Make a tasty pine-cone treat for your wild birds at home.


Wednesday 31st August

Minibeast Hunt

Meet the real Superworm and friends – come searching for minibeasts and find out more about the amazing worms that squirm their way through the earth beneath us.

Clay-craft your own minibeast to take home.