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River Dipping – SOLD OUT!!

This event is now SOLD OUT! If you are looking for more children’s nature activities take a look at our Nature Explorer Days, Natural Art and Tortoise Day events later this Summer.

9th August: River Dipping


A guided visit to Oakhanger Stream to discover the creatures which live in the river. Please wear wellies and dress for the weather. Suitable for 6–12-year-olds; children need to be accompanied by an adult. One accompanying adult required for every 3 children booked.  

Tickets £5 per adult and £5 per child  


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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