BioBlitz & National Meadows Day

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2nd July

Dyrham Park National Trust, SN14 8ER

Become a wildlife explorer for a day and discover what’s living right on your doorstep by joining in at your local BioBlitz event. Our team of experienced naturalists and wildlife watchers need your help to find and identify as many different species of birds, bugs, plants and beasties as we can before the clock runs out. Just like a real scientific expedition, everything we find will be documented and passed on to local and national databases that monitor our local wildlife. With interactive activities for kids, grown-ups, beginners and experts alike there is something for everyone at a BioBlitz.

 What’s happening

At Dyrham Park’s bioblitz you can explore the amazing limestone wild flower meadow and woodland as we celebrate National Meadow’s Day with a fantastic bioblitz with the Cotswold Conservation Board!

Drop in and see us on the day for some amazing activities including:

Free guided wildflower wanders at 11.30am and 2pm, a tree trail,Spider spotting, Moth trapping (AM only), Mammal tracking and Bug hunting as we celebrate all things meadows!  Get your face painted, take part in games and learn loads from the experts on hand!  Meet our bee keeper, join the craft activities running all day such as wild flower seed bombs, bee hotels and flower crowns!  Don’t miss the scything action too as we demonstrate a great way to manage a wild flower meadow and learn all about the amazing work that the Cotswold Conservation Board do to protect our magnificent meadows.  Free event but normal admission charges to Dyrham Park apply.  Free for National Trust members.

  •  Start – 11 AM on 2nd July
  • Finish – 4 PM on 2nd July

Getting here

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Dyrham Park is located 8 miles north of Bath on A46 and 12 miles east of Bristol on the M4 (2 miles south of M4 junction 18, Tormarton interchange).Parking: Free, last entry 1 hour before closing. Car park closes 5.30pm or dusk, whichever is earlier SatNav: Use SN14 8HY and enter car park via A46

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Enormous thanks to everyone involved in running this special event including…
The Cotswold Conservation Board