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Butterflies, Bugs and Birds

2nd August: Butterflies, Bugs and Birds


A guided session in our grounds using sweep nets, beating trays and magnifiers to take a closer look at the creatures found in the meadow and gardens, as well as a visit to the bird hide. Suitable for 4–12-year-olds; children need to be accompanied by an adult. One accompanying adult required for every 3 children booked. 

Tickets £5 per person


This session can count towards the ‘Discover’ and ‘Explore’ elements of the John Muir Discovery or Family Award which can then be completed during the coming academic year through additional sessions which will cover the ‘Conserve’ and ‘Share’ elements. 

    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre

    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre is the Education Department of Gilbert White’s House and The Oates Collection. Our mission is to inspire journeys of discovery in the natural world for all ages and abilities and throughout the seasons.

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