Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Our autumn events in the Peak District

Half term is nearly here and we’re getting inspired by our spooky bats and other nocturnal animals as well as weird and wonderful fungi and autumn colours…  At Longshaw and Ilam Park you can pick up a trail over half term for just £1 and you’ll be rewarded with a Hallowe’en themed treat at the café when you’ve finished.

Hallowe’en Family Trails    
Longshaw, near Hathersage
Sat 26 Oct – Sun 3 Nov, 10.30am-3.30pm
Pick up a trail sheet from the shop and spot the spooky signs as you find your way around the haunted Longshaw. Wear wellies!  £1

Spooky Fun and Autumn Art
Longshaw, near Hathersage
Mon 27 Oct – Fri 1 Nov, 10.30 – 3.30pm
Drop-in at the Moorland Discovery Centre for autumn crafts & spooky activities. £2 activities 

Spooky Halloween Trail     
Ilam Park, White Peak
Sat 26 Oct - Sun 3 Nov, 11am-4pm
Take the spooky trail through the Ilam Park and discover what lives in the woods. Complete challenges and answer clues along the way. Suitable for all the family. £1 per trail leaflet

Discovering Fungi
Longshaw, near Hathersage
Sat 2 Nov, 10.30am-3.30pm
A day of fungi themed activities for all ages, including short walks discovering Longshaw’s fungi along the way, some hands-on craft activities and displays at the Moorland Discovery Centre. Drop in throughout the day.  Wear wellies!  £3

Have a go at Hedge-Laying
Dark Peak, Peak District
Sat 2 Nov, 9.30am-3.30pm
Have a go at the traditional countryside craft of hedge-laying. Learn the basic techniques of laying hedges with National Trust Rangers. £30 B

Tales & Tunes at the Penny Pot
Penny Pot Café, Edale
Fri 22 Nov, 7.30pm-10.30pm
An evening of intriguing tales from Raymond Greenoaken, live folk music courtesy of local trio Dogwood Rose, and a delicious and hearty meal in the Penny Pot Café.  Bring your own bottle. £10 B

Christmas Wreath Making Workshops
Longshaw, near Hathersage
Sat 23 Nov, 10.30am-3.00pm
Ilam Park, White Peak
Sat 30 Nov, 10.30am – 3.00pm
Make a beautiful traditional wreath with our expert at the Moorland Discovery Centre. £20 B

We have regular drop-in walks at Ilam Park (Fridays) and Longshaw (Wednesdays & Sundays) - all starting at 11am and meeting outside the shop/ visitor centre, and free to join in!

B   =  Booking is essential                  

Call 0844 249 1895 to book events (unless shown otherwise) or call 01433 670368 for information
Visit our website to book & for information:
Dark Peak including Penny Pot:
Ilam Park, Dovedale & Ecton:

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