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Dawn Chorus Walk – 17th May

Join local conservationist, Steve England for an enchanting Dawn Chorus Walk through Badminton Estate starting at Worcester Lodge, where the symphony of birdsong heralds the arrival of a new day

Tune your ears, as the sun begins to illuminate the landscape, to the melodious ‘love’ songs and calls of woodland and garden birds, expertly guided by Steve’s keen insight on a Dawn Chorus Walk.

Embark on a journey through nature’s own concert hall, where each chirp and trill adds another layer to the harmonious chorus. Keep your eyes peeled for the elusive singers, their colourful plumage blending seamlessly with the vibrant foliage.

Birdsong crescendos during this season, offering a sensory experience like no other. Whether you’re a seasoned bird enthusiast or simply appreciate the wonders of the natural world, this dawn chorus promises to be a symphony for the soul. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of Badminton Estate’s avian orchestra.

What to expect:

Steve England will unveil the secrets of the local wildlife in Spring and the history of their enchanting habitat. The journey through the Estate offers a unique opportunity to delve into the realms of birds, plants, flowers and fungi.

Steve England’s expertise extends beyond identification, incorporating practical plant knowledge, creative tree uses, and an appreciation for the delicate balance that sustains the local ecosystem.

The Dawn Chorus walk will end with a look inside William Kent’s Grade I listed building, Worcester Lodge, with a hot drink and breakfast pastry with views across Worcester Park towards Badminton House.

Suitable for adults who enjoy nature, birds and history. Maximum group size 15 people.

About Steve England:

A local conservationist and history fanatic. Steve works across North Bristol to offer a variety of walks and workshops. Steve England Outdoor Learning provides outdoor courses and workshops including Wild Food Courses, Practical Plants and their uses, History Tours, Bat Walks and Bushcraft Walks, Events & Workshops – Steve England Outdoor Learning

What you will do:

Meet at Worcester Lodge, GL9 1AH to start at 5.30am. There’s free parking in from of the Lodge if you are travelling by car or you can cycle and lock up your bike to the gates.

There are facilities on site to wash up and fill up on any water before we set off.

Get ready to walk through woodland so wear suitable clothing and hiking boots or wellies if wet weather. We will walk no matter the weather.

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  • Date : 17 May 2024
  • Time : 05:30 - 07:30 (Europe/London)
  • Venue : Worcester Lodge

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