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Burrator Discovery Centre Activities
by Faye Hatherley-Edwin - Monday, 3 October 2016, 12:13 PM
Please find below a list of activities for October thought South West Lakes Trust.

Practical Volunteering Days

Tues 4 Oct – 10am-3pm

Thurs 13 Oct – 10am-3pm

Sun 16 Oct – 10.30am-3.30pm

Mon 17 Oct – 10am-3pm

Fri 28 Oct – 10am-3pm


FREE Rural Skills Training Day

Tues 11 Oct – Come & learn how to use traditional tools and green wood to craft and create your own musical instrument with ‘Greenwood Music’. Places are limited, please book in advance.


Evening Talk

Thurs 6 October - Bodies on the Moor’ by Simon Dell. 7pm arrival for refreshments, 7.30pm-8.30pm talk. £3 per person.  Please book you place in advance.


Guided Walk

Tues 25 Oct – 11am-3pm – Short talk on ‘Burrator past, present and future’ followed by a guided walk around some key areas of interest. Organised in partnership with DPA.  £3 per person. Please book your place in advance.


Family Activities

Wed 5 Oct -  9.30am-11.30am - Forest Fun Session for parents/carers & toddlers with Ann & Geraldine, on the Lower Lawn.

Tues 25 Oct – 10am-4pm - Following on from the success of the Tuesday sessions in August we are holding a Family Half Term Holiday to take part in a range of fun outdoor wildlife themed activities. Please drop in between 10am-4pm.  £1 per person

Sun 30 Oct – 10.30am-12.30pm – Family Wildlife Watch Session. Wear outdoor clothes and footwear, meet at the Discovery Centre, £1 per person. Hot chocolate & biscuits provided.

Mon 31 Oct – Our annual Halloween ‘Spooktacular’ Event with lots of traditional Halloween games, night walk and spooky storytelling. Organised in partnership with Ranger Ralph team at DNPA. £1 per person. Please get in touch for more details and to book a place.


Burrator Discovery Centre Opening Times for October:

Weekdays: Every Tuesday, Wednesday (except for Wed 12th as we will be at Goosey Fair) & Thursday – 10am-4pm

Weekends: Sat 1, Sun 9, Sun 16, and Sun 30 October.

If you would like any more information about any of the above please either e-mail me, ring on 01822 855700 or pop into the Discovery Centre.

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