Adult Events

NATURE ACTIVITIES
SPRING BIRD WATCHING WALKS WITH GRAHAM GIDDENS
Guided walks giving you the unique opportunity to birdwatch on quiet areas of private land in the company of professional, knowledgeable guide, Graham Giddens. 
 
Each walk will be approx. 3 miles (5km) and run for approximately 2 hours sometimes on uneven terrain. Please wear dark colours. Paths may be muddy and wet, so wear walking boots or wellies with a good grip.
 
JANUARY
Sunday 18th: KEYHAVEN at 9 - 11am
WE SHOULD SEE: Wildfowl, waders and birds of prey.
 
FEBRUARY
Sunday 8th: HATCHET POND at 9 - 11 am
WE SHOULD SEE: Heathland and woodland birds, including birds of prey, woodpeckers and goldcrests.
This walk is hilly and wet- please wear waterprof footwear.
 
MARCH
Sunday 22nd: DOCK LANE AND MOONHILLS at 9 - 11 am
WE SHOULD SEE: Bird song, woodland and farmland birds, as well as wildfowl and waders on the river.
This walk is wet- please wear waterprof footwear.

APRIL
Sunday 19th: THE SALTERNS AND NORMANDY MARSH at 9 - 11am
WE SHOULD SEE: Wildfowl, waders and summer migrants.

MAY
Sunday 10th: DAWN CHORUS at PIG BUSH at 6am
WE SHOULD SEE: Bird song and summer migrants displaying.

Cost: £12.00 per walk per person. Friends of the Trust: £10.00.
Numbers are limited on each walk so book early. Full details will be sent upon booking.
 



RUSTIC SKILLS & CRAFTS

BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS
Starting Wednesday 4th February 2015 with Angela Gales, Qualified Beekeeper and Secretary of New Forest Beekeeping Association

Everything you need to get you started in beekeeping!
6  Wednesday evening sessions 7.30 – 9.30 pm at the Out of Town Centre, Beaulieu
Includes:  Practical Workshop Session on Saturday 14th March and Apiary visit Spring/early Summer (date to be confirmed)

Cost:  £70.00 per person. Friends of the Trust £65.00.  
Advance booking and payment only.
 


INTRODUCTION TO HOME CHICKEN KEEPING
With local, experienced chicken enthusiast Jeannette Owens
Saturday 7th March 2015    9.30am - 12.30pm
At the Out Of Town Centre

The course will teach you everything you need to know to get started with raising chickens at home!

Cost: £20 per person. Friends of the Trust £17.50
Booking and payment in advance. Telephone 01590 612401 to book.




ARCHERY ACTIVITIES 


INTRODUCTION TO ARCHERY – Target archery
Friday 10th, Wednesday 15th & Friday 17th April 
10:00 - 11:30am   &    2:00pm - 3:30pm  
At the Out of Town Centre 

Learn the basics of bare bow shooting and take part in some archery games. No experience necessary as instruction will be given. 

Suitable for adults and children aged 8+ yrs. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Cost: £15 per person. Friends: £12 
Booking and payment in advance. Telephone 01590 612401 to book.



ADVENTURE ARCHERY - Field archery in an enclosed woodland setting
Tuesday 14h April  1.00 pm – 3.00 pm  At the Treehouse Study Centre 

Move around the course, shooting at a variety of targets from different distances and elevations. No experience necessary as instruction will be given. See video on our website homepage for more information.

Suitable for adults and children aged 12+ yrs
Cost: £25.00 per person. Friends: £20.00 
Booking and payment in advance. Telephone 01590 612401 to book.


 

 
ALL ACTIVITIES with the exception of the Woodland Open Day, need to be booked and paid for in advance: Tel. 01590 612401  mail@cet.org.uk   www.cet.org.uk (sign up for free e-news)
The Countryside Education Trust is based at: Out of Town Centre, Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7YG   Payment by credit/debit card or cheque (payable to CET).
 
 


FALCONRY ACTIVITIES

with Falconer Paul Manning at the Out of Town Centre, Beaulieu

Paul is a fully accredited LANTRA falconry assessor, has practised falconry for over 20 years and is chairman of the Wessex Falconry & Hampshire Hawking Club.


“Introduction to Falconry” - A Falconry experience
During this half day session you will gain a basic understanding of birds of prey, their training and care whilst providing a hands-on experience holding and flying falconry birds.
Sundays         10.00am – 1.30pm
22nd February, 7th March (Saturday), 15th March, 12th April, 10th May, 13th June (Saturday)
Cost: £50.00 per person. Friends of the Trust: £45.00.  
Additional dates available on request.


Additional courses are available on request. Why not buy a falconry session as a Birthday or Special gift?   Gift Vouchers available.
IMPORTANT for all falconry bookings and enquiries, please contact Paul or Mandy Manning: Tel. 01794 368487 or email: info@amews.com

 

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