Little Wittenham Nature Reserve

Earth Trust logo
baby changing facilities icon Guided tours icon

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 Adventure

Woodland Adventure

  • 5 August 2015 10am-12pm
  • 19 August 2015 10am-12pm
  • 28 October 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
  • Family friendly

Admission

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

Website

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

Forest School

Discover and Play

  • 14 August 2015 10am-12pm
  • 28 August 2015 10am-12pm
  • 30 October 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
  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

£4 suggested 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 *on now

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

Marvellous moths

Marvellous Moths at Paradise Wood

  • 1 August 2015 9-11pm

Join Marc Botham, local moth enthusiast, and spend the evening catching, identifying and learning more about these fascinating night-time creatures in the Earth Trust’s woodland in Little Wittenham.

Booking essential: 01865 407792

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

£5 adult, £2 child, FREE to Earth Trust Friends

Website

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

Moths and grasshoppers

Moths and Grasshoppers

  • 2 August 2015 10am-2pm

Drop in to the Earth Trust Centre for a morning with moths and/or an afternoon with grasshoppers, and discover more about these interesting insects.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

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

Website

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

Little Explorers

Little Explorers

  • 4 August 2015 10-11:30am
  • 25 August 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
  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

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

Website

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

Pipistrelle Bat

Bats of the Clumps

  • 5 August 2015 8-10pm

Take a peek into the mysterious world of these amazing animals! Meet some bats and enjoy a short talk by Dave Endacott from Oxfordshire Bat Group, followed by a sunset walk on the Wittenham Clumps to look for local bats in flight.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Wallingford Castle Meadows
Cemetery Lane
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
OX10 8DL

Admission

£8 adult, £4 child

Website

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

Pewterwork

Heritage Skills Taster Session: Pewterwork

  • 8 August 2015 10am-2pm

Imagine making your own beautiful pewter ornaments over an open fire. Drop in to the Earth Trust Centre to find out how and have a go yourself. No need to book.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Website

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

Prehistoric painting

Heritage Skills Taster Session: Prehistoric Painting

  • 10 August 2015 2-4:30pm

Learn how to make paints using natural geological pigments, just like ancient cave painters, during this FREE taster session. Booking essential.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Website

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

Bike Mechanics

Introduction to Bike Mechanics

  • 12 August 2015 2-5pm

Cycling is great for the environment and your well-being, and you’re never too young or old to learn how to look after your bike. Join us at the Earth Trust Centre where the team from Broken Spoke will teach essential maintenance like fixing a flat and sharpening your brakes. No previous experience necessary, just bring your own bike!

Admission

£30 (discounts for family/group bookings)

Website

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

Family Bushcraft

Family Bushcraft

  • 21 — 28 August 2015

Bring the whole family and go wild in the great outdoors! Explore the woods, make shelters, learn how to use a knife safely and light a fire. We’ll be cooking on the fire but bring a packed lunch too.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

£20 adults, £15 children

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.
advertisement