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Brook Explorers: Budding Birders! - CANCELLED

Type:Wildlife & Nature Event

Water Meadows Lane
Holmebrook Valley Country Park
Newbold Rd
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S42 7AF
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Budding birders

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Become a Budding Birder with Don Catchment Rivers Trust this Spring.

Free event but please make sure to REGISTER for your children's tickets (ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brook-explorers-budding-birders-tickets-94609067267)

Join the DCRT team for a family-friendly bird walk around Holme Brook Country Park.

Learn how to listen out for songbirds and find out some of their names. Use binoculars to spot them from afar and make a bird feeder to take home with you.

Suitable for children aged 4-11 years. Each child must be supervised by an adult guardian, families are welcome.

Meeting at the front of the cafe/pavillion.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Brook ExplorerFree

FREE

Opening Times

Bird Walk (17 Apr 2020)
DayTimes
Friday09:30 - 11:30

* Meeting at the front of the cafe/pavillion.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep to right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round the roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts. At traffic lights select right lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Water Meadow Lane. Follow road to end and turn into Holmebrook Valley Park car park.

From East Take A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.

From West Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout take 1st exit. Take first right turn (Slack Lane). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Water Meadow Lane. Follow road to end and turn into Holmebrook Valley Park car park.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 3 miles away.

Bus 16 or 16A to Holme Brook Avenue (from Chesterfield & Dronfield).

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