Family Events

SPRING ON THE FARM- FAMILY DAY
Thursday 9th April 2015
10.00am – 4.00pm

At Home Farm, Beaulieu (Previously called Out of Town Centre)
To raise funds for the Trust

Come along for a fun day out for all the family! Children's activities,
Animal petting, Outdoor Cookery demonstrations and more! 


£4.00 per adult, £2.00 per child, Friends of the Trust £3.50/£1.50 (with membership card)
No need to book - just turn up!
Free car parking as directed opposite the CET Home Farm entrance.




EASTER ACTIVITIES 



BOUNCING BUNNIES 
Thursday 16th April      10:00am - 12 noon 
At the Out of Town Centre 

A family event of crafts, trails and even the chance to cuddle a bunny! 

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: £4 per person, Friends of the Trust: £3 

Booking and payment must be made 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. 






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.
T
elephone 01590 612401 to book. 
 


 

LITTLE OWLS Parent & Toddlers Club

Come and have fun exploring nature for 2-4 year olds with adults 

Choose from two sessions: 10.00am – 12.00 noon or 1.00 – 3.00pm

At the Treehouse:
Wed 7th and Thurs 8th January – What's the Weather like Today?
Wed 11th and Thurs 12th February – Animal Tracks and Signs
Wed 4th and Thurs 5th March – Signs of Spring

At the Farm:
Wed 1st and Thurs 2nd April – Seed Sowing and Farm Fun
Wed 13th and Thurs 14th May – Farm and Garden
Wed 10th and Thurs 11th June – Flowers and Colours in the Garden
Wed 1st and Thurs 2nd July – Teddy Bears Picnic

Cost: £6.00 per parent & child (plus £3.00 for additional child/adult)
Friends of the Trust: £5.00/£2.50.  
Booking and payment in advance, telephone 01590 612401 to book. 

 

BIG OWLS CLUB

Fun, discovery activities for 4 – 6 year olds with adults

At the Treehouse:
Fri 20th February – Ponds, Amphibians and Streams: 10.00am – 12.30pm

At the Farm:
Fri 17th April – Get Going in the Garden: 10.00am – 12.30pm
Wed 27th May – Minibeasts/Garden Bug Hunt: 10.00am – 12.30pm
 
Cost: £6.50 per adult & child (plus £3.50 for additional child/adult)
Friends of the Trust: £5.50/£3.00.
Booking and payment in advance, telephone 01590 612401 to book.



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CHILDREN’S PARTIES

If you want something different – outdoor and eco-friendly, we have two great venues: The magical Treehouse Study Centre and Out of Town Centre Farm at Beaulieu with a range of fun activities.

Themes include Survival for 7 year olds + and Campfire Experience for 10 year olds+, a range of exciting themes for 4 – 10 year olds including Robin Hood, Pirates, Fairies & Elves, Dinosaurs, Bugs and Animals based at the Treehouse Study Centre all year round and farm parties in spring and summer at the Out of Town Centre.

For more information and to discuss your party requirements please contact
Angela Guscott-Levy, Tel. 07749 339940    Email: angela.guscott@live.co.uk




 
 
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 Paul Manning Falconer of Amews Falconry at the Out of Town Centre, Beaulieu.  Paul is a fully accredited LANTRA falconry assessor, has practiced 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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