Easter Events for all the Family

Wednesday 16th March 2016

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Families are invited to join the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust this Easter holiday for some fun wildlife activities.

Spring is a wonderful time to get out onto nature reserves and discover wildlife. This Easter, Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust has organised events for children on the South Humber Bank at Far Ings National Nature Reserve near Barton-upon-Humber, at Gibraltar Point near Skegness, Willow Tree Fen in south Lincolnshire, Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes near Mablethorpe and at Whisby Nature Park just outside Lincoln. 

Far Ings

Wild-Time: Spring Trail
Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April
Follow our trail of Spring Time clues around Far Ings Nature Reserve to claim your chocolatey treat!
Available from the Visitor Centre on Saturdays, Sundays, Good Friday and Easter Monday – between 10am and 4pm, and on Wed, Thu and Fri between 1pm and 4pm.

Wild-Time: Spring Time
Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 March, from 1pm- 4pm
Drop-in for some fun spring time crafts and activities for all the family.

Wild-Play: Nature Play!
Wednesday 30 March and Wednesday 6 April, 1pm - 3pm
Come and explore nature’s playground! Join in with exciting games and activities outside on the reserve.
For children aged 5 - 11 years, accompanied by an adult.
Advance booking please: by phone 01652 637055 or email: faringseducation@lincstrust.co.uk (please include your phone number in your email so we can contact you).

Wild-Time: Nature Tots
Thu, 31/03/2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am
A fun wildlife club for the under 5’s. With seasonal activities for your ‘wild’ little ones.
£2 per child. Please book by phone 01652 637055 or email faringseducation@lincstrust.co.uk (please include your phone number in your email so we can contact you).

The Visitor and Education Centre, Far Ings National Nature Reserve, Barton-upon-Humber, DN18 5RG

Far Ings webpages
Far Ings facebook page


Gibraltar Point

Easter Egg Trail
Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Self-guided Easter egg trail available everyday from 25 March to 10 April.
Collect your trail from the portacabin in the main car park at Gibraltar Point.
£2 per child with a prize for completing the trail.

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, Skegness, PE24 4SU

Gibraltar Point webpages 
Gibraltar Point facebook page


Willow Tree Fen

Wildlife Wednesday
30 March and 6 April, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Every Wednesday during the school holidays, drop in for activities run by the wardens such as pond dipping, minibeasting, crafts, field tracks and signs etc. Just come along and join in

Willow Tree Fen, Spalding
Grid reference: TF181213

Willow Tree Fen webpages
Willow Tree Fen facebook page


Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes

Wild-Time: Animal Tracks and Beach Scavenger Hunt
Thursday 7 April, 10am - 12noon
Discover what animals are using the nature reserve and take casts of their footprints. Search along the beach for shells, stones and fossils and make a picture with them.

For more information please call 07557 038522 or email: necoastaw@lincstrust.co.uk

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wellies required

Rimac Eco Classroom
Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes
LN11 7TS 


Whisby Nature Park

The Great Whisby Easter Egg Hunt
Friday 25 March to Tuesday 12 April, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Join us on the hunt around the Little Darters Play Area to see if you can unscramble the mess left by the very clumsy Whisby Easter Bunny. With too many eggs in his basket, he needs your help to find the eggs and solve the mystery!
Self-guided trail available every day from the Natural World Centre from 25 March until 12 April.
£2.50 per trail.

Wild-Time: Junior Wardens
Saturday 2 April, 10:00am - 1:00pm
From habitat conservation to woodland adventures and pond exploration to bird surveys, Junior Wardens has everything for the young naturalist (for youngsters aged 10 to 18).
£2 per child
Please book in advance by phoning Whisby Education Centre on 01522 696926

Wild-time: Nature Tots
Wednesday 6 April, 10:00am - 11:00am
Outdoor adventures, stories and wild play for the under 5s. Join us whatever the weather for lots of fun!
£3 per child
Booking is essential. Please book by calling 01522 696926

Venue location
Whisby Education Centre, Whisby Nature Park, Lincoln, LN6 9BW

Whisby Nature Park webpages 
Whisby Nature Park facebook page




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