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.
Grassland plants

Heritage Skills Taster Session: Grassland Plants

  • 30 June 2015 7-9pm *on now

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

Scything

Introduction to Scything

  • 4 July 2015 9:30am-4pm

Learn the traditional way to tackle long grass and tall weeds with Clive Leeke at the Earth Trust. Practical but not back-breaking! All specialist tools provided.

Admission

£50 (discount for Friends); booking essential.

Website

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

Fruit tree

Summer Fruit Tree Pruning

  • 5 July 2015 10am-4pm

Discover how to maximise your fruit crop with Andy Howard. Including both theory and practical, hands on application in the Earth Trust orchard.

Admission

£30

Website

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

Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping and Wild Art

  • 5 July 2015 10am-2pm

Drop in to the Earth Trust and find out what’s living in our pond, plus create your own creature to take home.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

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

Website

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

Woodland Adventure

Woodland Adventure

  • 22 July 2015 10am-12pm

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

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • Especially for children

Admission

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

Website

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

Forest School

Discover and Play

  • 24 July 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

Clumps Club

Clumps Club

  • 27 — 31 July 2015

Wild adventures for children aged 8-12yrs. Join the Earth Trust for outdoor fun as we build dens, cook on fires and make new friends. A different, exciting activity each day.

9am-5pm each day

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

£30 per child per day, book all five and get one day FREE!

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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