Free wildlife fun for families

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is inviting families to get closer to nature this summer with free wildlife activities.

In partnership with Groundwork Derby and Derbyshire, the Trust has organised the following events:

August 11: Bug sweep at Belper Parks. Come on a bug hunt and make cardboard bug homes.

August 18: Bug hunt at Hammersmith Meadows, Ripley.

Check out the Derbyshire Wildlife  Trust on Peak District View

August 25: Pond dipping at Red River Local Nature Reserve, Loscoe.

You can choose from a morning or afternoon session for each event, from 10.30am-12noon or 1pm-2.30pm. They are all free, but booking is required. Contact Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 881188.

The events are part of Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s Getting Closer to Nature programme of family activities funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All.


About peakdistrictview

The Peak District has everything you need for short breaks, holidays or long stay vacations. Through our 360 degree pano viewing experience take the opportunity to look at the landscape, market towns, and villages of the Peak District that make it such a special place. Discover the hidden gems of the area from the rugged heather clad moorland of the Dark Peak, to the gently rolling dales of the White Peak. Find out about Chatsworth, Alton Towers, Bakewell, Castleton, Peak National Park information, castles, houses, caves, river valleys, reservoirs, heritage sites and much much more.
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