Countryside events for the February half term

Wed, 13 Feb 2019

The countryside access team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council has arranged a series of exciting events that fall during the February half term holidays.

On Sunday, 17 February there is a Willow craft workshop at Eastrington Ponds Local Nature Reserve near Howden (post code: DN14 7PL). Adults and their families are welcome to weave locally harvested willow to make a decorative obelisk to take home. The event runs from 10am-2pm, and prompt booking is essential at www.bridspa.com/events (select ‘Venue’ on the dropdown, then select ‘Sports Play & Countryside Events’ to find the event). Adult price is £3.50, adults over 60 £2.50 and a family ticket (up to two adults and three children) £9.

As part of the Kids Go Wild 2019 programme, there is the Wicked Winter Wildlife Trail at Humber Bridge Country Park Local Nature Reserve (post code: HU13 0HB) on Tuesday, 19 February. Accompanied by adults, children can follow a trail of animal prints around the reserve to discover more about Britain’s winter wildlife. The event runs from 10.30am-12.30pm, with a charge of £2.50 per child (accompanying adults go free). To book, go to www.bridspa.com/events

To finish off the week of activities, there is the Build a Bird Box event on Thursday, 21 February between 10am-1pm, again at Humber Bridge Country Park Local Nature Reserve (post code: HU13 0HB). Participants can have a go at building a bird box (all equipment and materials provided) at a cost of £5 per box. Booking is essential and can be made at www.bridspa.com/events

For general enquiries about the above events, contact (01482) 395320.