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All you want to know about bats!

Date: 31st August 2017
Time: 7:30 pm  to  10:00 pm

Everything you want to know about Bats but were afraid to ask…

National Park Ecologist Gill Thompson and bat expert Tina Wiffin will tell us the basics about bats, before a short (under a mile) twilight walk to Thirwell Castle.  At Thirwell, a known bat roost, we will use special equipment to hear and identify bat species.  The group will be transported back to Walltown for 10:00pm.

Aimed at adults and children aged 8 years and over.

Our new website and booking system are currently in development – if you wish to put your name on a list to be notified when bookings are open for this event, please contact our Activities Support Officer – / 01434 611505.  Tickets will be £15.00 per adult/£10.00 per child.

As this is an outdoor event, please dress appropriately and wear appropriate footwear.  As the weather can change please remember to bring waterproofs and warm clothing.  Sorry, dogs are not allowed at this event.

Refreshments included.

Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location: Walltown Quarry Country Park (National Park car park), Greenhead, Brampton, CA8 7JD

For those wishing to use Sat-Nav please note, particularly in open country, postcodes cover a large area so whilst the postcode will get you to the right general area, you may still need to follow directions to locate the venue.

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