Little Wittenham Nature Reserve

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The Earth Trust manages over 300 hectares of beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside, including Little Wittenham Nature Reserve and Wittenham Clumps, a conservation farm, and a woodland dedicated to forestry research.

Come and explore our site... take a self-guided walk around the iconic Clumps with their magnificent views, go on a woodland adventure or attend one of our year-round events.

The Earth Trust also runs a popular education programme, with workshops and sessions available for school and community groups. Please get in touch or see our website for more information.

Venue Type:

Environmental or ecological centre, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

The nature reserve is open all the time.

Admission charges

The nature reserve is free to access.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Woodland Plants

Heritage Skills Taster Session: Woodland Plants

  • 26 May 2015 7-9pm

A guided walk to discover the traditional uses of the trees and wild plants growing in the Earth Trust arboretum. This is a free taster session as part of our Stepping into our Natural Heritage project.

More information: volunteering@earthtrust.org.uk or 01865 409413.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Little Explorers

Little Explorers

  • 26 May 2015 10-11:30am

Sensory buggy walk for babies and toddlers, here at the Earth Trust. We will use our senses to learn about the natural world around us – stopping to smell, touch, taste, listen and look!

Suitable for

  • 0-4

Admission

£4 donation per child, accompanying adult(s) free

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Woodland Adventure

Woodland Adventure

  • 27 May 2015 10am-12pm

An expedition for 5-8 year olds. Use your detective skills to discover our site, where we’ll explore, build and play.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

£4 donation per child, accompanying adult(s) free.

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Forest School

Discover and Play

  • 29 May 2015 10am-12pm

Forest School for pre-school children. Come and join us for a morning of play and discovery in the Earth Trust woodlands. Forest School offers hands on learning experiences in a natural environment.

Suitable for

  • 0-4

Admission

£4 donation per child, free for accompanying adults(s)

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Natural creations

Upcycling and Natural Creations

  • 7 June 2015 10am-2pm

Drop in to the Earth Trust Centre and give upcycling a go! Make jewellery, wallets and other useful items from ‘waste’ and natural materials. Take home whatever you make; materials will be provided or bring along anything you’d like to reuse.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

Suggested donations: £4 per child, £5 per adult taking part

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Woolworks

Heritage Skills Taster Session: Woolworks

  • 13 June 2015 10am-3pm

Come along to the Earth Trust Centre and try out simple spinning and weaving techniques. Discover traditional dye plants and watch natural dyeing in action. No need to book; this is a free taster session as part of our Stepping into our Natural Heritage project. More information: volunteering@earthtrust.org.uk or 01865 409413.

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Paradise Wood

Paradise Wood Open Evening

  • 15 June 2015 6-8pm

This is your opportunity to explore the Earth Trust’s national research woodland, Paradise Wood, which hosts the largest genetic collection of hardwood timber trees in the country. Join our Forestry Research manager Dr Jo Clark and discover how we use these trials for timber improvement purposes and in the fight against Chalara ash dieback.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£5 adult, £2 child (not suitable for younger children); booking essential.

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Grassland plants

Heritage Skills Taster Session: Grassland Plants

  • 30 June 2015 7-9pm

A guided walk to discover the traditional uses of the wild plants growing in the Earth Trust’s meadows and hedgerows. No need to book but please arrive at the stated start time. This is a free taster session as part of our Stepping into our Natural Heritage project. More information: volunteering@earthtrust.org.uk or 01865 409413.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx

Little Wittenham Nature Reserve
Earth Trust
Little Wittenham
Oxfordshire
OX14 4QZ
England

Website

www.earthtrust.org.uk

E-mail

admin@earthtrust.org.uk

Telephone

01865 407792

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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