During lockdown, many of us spent a lot more time in our own gardens – but do you know how many different animals live there?
Learn all about garden animals and how to encourage more wildlife to visit at Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens’ Annual Family Wildlife Day.
Every year, Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens opens its doors to a team of wildlife experts who search through the garden to find the wildlife that makes this garden their home.
For 2021, the event will take place on Sunday 27 June, 11am to 5pm.
This years activities include:
- Camouflaged frog hunt
- Spider safari
- Bird-ringing demonstration
- Bumble-bee walks
- Pond dipping
- Play the recycling game
- Owl pellet dissection
- Brass rubbings
- Butterfly identification walks
Top tips on how to encourage wildlife into your garden
There will also be experts available to talk about bats, hedgehogs, trees, the Yorkshire countryside and much more.
These experts will be providing top tips on how to encourage wildlife into your garden – and there will be books available to buy as well as some freebies!
The tea room will also be open for light refreshments.
Explore the wildlife pond, perennial wildflower meadow, woodland and flower borders at Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens – an oasis for both wildlife and visitors alike.
In addition to the visiting wildlife experts, you will be able to talk to garden owner Vanessa Cook about the garden and the best plants to buy for wildlife.
Tickets cost £6 for adults and £1 for children (5 to 16). Advance family tickets are also available at £10.
For more information and to book your tickets, visit the Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens website here.