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Events

Throughout the year we offer a range of walks, events, workshops and conferences where you can find out more about the LIFE+ Project and get out on to the Humberhead Peatlands, including Hatfield, Thorne and Crowle Moors. Most walks and events are FREE. To ensure they are well organised booking may be required. Booking details and contacts can be found with each event. Where no booking is required, walks on:

 

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Walks

When taking part in our walks, please take care and:

  • Children must be accompanied on walks by an adult
  • Dogs are welcomed on walks but must be on a short lead
  • Walks are over easy ground
  • Please wear sensible footwear and clothing for inclement weather. A sun hat, water and insect repellent are advisable in summer.

Celebrate International Bog Day on Thorne Moors
Jul 30th

Come and join the LIFE+ Project staff for a walk of approx. 4 miles to find out more about the natural history of a peat bog. The walk starts at 11am. No need to book.
free entry, no booking required
Fungus Identification
Oct 15th

Join us and an expert to point out the many different and fascinating shapes, colours, myths and legends surrounding fungus on Hatfield Moors. The walk will cover approx. 2.5 miles and starts at 10:30am. Booking is essential.
Call the Reserve Manager on 07766 420290
Autumn Colours on Thorne Moors
Nov 9th

Join us at 10:30am for an approx. 5 miles to see the seasonal change as we head into winter on a brisk walk to the viewing platform via the Limestone Road and with a chance to see deer. No need to book.
no booking required


Events

Why not come along throughout the summer school holidays and complete the red route summer holiday trail on Hatfield Moors. Starts at Boston Park car park with all you need to take part independently. We have a number of activity rucksacks with all you need to go bug hunting or pond dipping as a family on Hatfield Moors. Hire is free with a deposit refundable upon return. All packs contain full instructions and a map of the Reserve where activities can be applied.

Pond Dipping and Mini-beast Hunt on Hatfield Moors
Jul 27th

Come pond dipping and mini-beast hunting. Setting off at 2pm along one of the trails, we'll provide you with identification charts and equipment to help you in your quest. See what creatures are about on warm summer days. Booking is essential.

Family friendly

Hatfield Moors
Call the Reserve Manager on 07766 420290
Moth Identification
Aug 3rd

Come and join us from 11am for a moth identification event. All equipment will be provided. No need to book.
free entry, no booking required
Art and Craft Day
Aug 3rd

Join us from 11am - 2pm on Hatfield Moors. We'll be making masks, kites, flags and models of species found at the Moors. Bring old clothes or an apron. Inside facilities are available and you'll be directed from the car park. There is a picnic area nearby for lunch. No need to book.

Family friendly

Hatfield Moors

Forest School Type Activities on Hatfield
Aug 9th

Come and join us on Hatfield Moors at 10:30am to take part in Forest School type activities. Booking is essential.

Family friendly

Hatfield Moors
Call the Reserve Manager on 07766 420290
Hatfield Moors Open Day
Sep 24th

Join staff and volunteers for guided walks and children's activities. All events starting from Boston Park car park. Refreshments available with fantastic homemade cakes! 11.15am & 1.15pm - guided walks to find out more about this special reserve from our volunteers. 12.30pm - bug hunt and identify your find under microscopes. Throughout the day geocaching, hook a duck, make species badge, kingfishers, treasure trial, butterfly and peregrine falcon kites. Woodcarving and chainsaw demonstrations.

Family friendly

Hatfield Moors
free entry, no booking required


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Workshops and Conference

During the lifetime of the project we will hold a series of workshops and an end of project conference. We will invite anyone interested in the project to participate in these activities. The first workshop will be held in September 2016. Information about our workshops and the end of project conference will be available here and in the local newspaper.



Community groups, school and college presentations

We are happy to visit your community group, school or college to talk about the LIFE+ Project, please contact us to discuss your needs.



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