It’s always nice to take people out for a walk in the woods, it’s something I really enjoy and look forward to doing each month. I particularly like introducing them to the trees; helping them to recognise the different specifies. Continue reading “Autumn walk in the woods”
Natures Detectives – Woodland Walk in June
Thank you to the families that joined me for this guided woodland walk – it was great to see the youngsters engaging in being natures detectives, they did rather well too.
The aim of these walks is to educate, help youngsters and adults to identify plants and trees. Sometimes it’s nice to go for a brisk walk through the woods, perhaps for exercise, to keep fit and breath in some fresh air and relax. Today, we were doing things slow, stopping and taking a close look at plants, noticing the shapes, textures and smells and comparing them to others that at first glance may seem similar. Continue reading “Natures Detectives – Woodland Walk in June”
Wonderful woodland for Bushcraft in Buckinghamshire
Here are a few pictures of the wonderful woodland that I am now using to run Bushcraft courses, activities and events in Buckinghamshire. As anyone who has enjoyed a walk through the Chilterns will confirm, we do have some lovely woodlands and these are a great example. Continue reading “Wonderful woodland for Bushcraft in Buckinghamshire”
May day guided woodland walk
The first weekend of May, a public holiday and an ideal time to introduce local people and families to the lovely trees and abundance of wild flowers in Hodgemoor Woods. Thanks to the Chalfont St Giles newsletter, places on the first guided walks of the year, quickly filled.
The mornings weather was more a case of liquid sunshine, but this dampen the spirits of the families that joined the mornings walk. With the day warming and sun shining on us, all be it around some dark clouds, the afternoons walks was truly lovely. Continue reading “May day guided woodland walk”
Spring flora in the woodlands
It is lovely to be out walking on a beautiful Spring morning. The sun is out, the day is warming and flowers are springing up in the hedgerows.
Todays walk is in Hodgemoor, a woodland on the edge of Chalfont St Giles. Entering the woods, I’m met by the first primroses I’ve seen this year. They are such a familiar flower, so common in many gardens. Continue reading “Spring flora in the woodlands”