eek! Week and more this October half term

Calling all young eek!splorers…. Our fantastic, fun, wildlife learning eek!sperience for all the family is back! Explore our spooky wetlands this October half term, if you dare, from Sat 22 – Sun 29 Oct.

Pick up a trail card and discover an interactive trail through the Wildlife Garden. Keep your eyes peeled and your ears pricked as you make your way around to uncover an eek!citing and mysterious world of wetland nature this October half term.

Will you dare to put your hand in a snake box, grab a photo op with a bat or get up close and personal with a toad?It’s part of a weirdly wild day out for the whole family. From the feathered and furred to the slimy and scaly, there are some truly weird and wonderful creatures that call the wetlands home.

As well as eek! week visitors can pick up the autumn Drawn to Water trail to experience wetlands through the drawings of the UK’s favourite illustrator, Quentin Blake. Pond dipping, potion making and owl pellet dissection activities run through half term as well – along with the popular Wetland Discovery Boat safari.

October half term activities

  • Explore the Eek Week Trail: in the wildlife garden! Free
  • Family Pond Dipping sessions, £3 suggested donation per group
  • Oct 21-22 & 28-29: Owl Pellet dissection workshops - £5 per pellet

Free drop-in activities in the Outlook In Learning building

  • Create a corvid feather - help us make a giant pair of wings. Create a feather of your own and add it to make our creation fly!
  • Potion making – use wetland plants to create a concoction
  • Quill Writing – write out your potion label using a bird’s feather and ink!

Book your tickets

eek! week activities are included with admission or membership, except for small costs for Owl Pellet dissection workshop and pond dipping. For peace of mind, non-members can book their ticket in advance online.

Book now

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