August 2019 Ranger Events

The Rangers run a large number of varied and interesting events, across Cheshire East, throughout the year.

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Events for August 2019


Saturday 3 August 

Introduction to Nordic Walking - August – Higher Poynton

The popularity of Nordic Walking has grown in the UK with a wide variety of people regularly taking part. Originally developed by cross country skiers Nordic Walking is a brilliant way to appreciate the great outdoors.

However, it is not simply a case of grabbing a pair of poles and walking with them! It requires the correct technique in order to get the whole body working and it is essential you learn this from a qualified instructor who will ensure you get the full benefit and fastest possible results.

Introduction to Nordic Walking is a FREE session which will cover the basics and benefits to Nordic Walking. You will get to try out the poles and the technique, and is led by a qualified instructor from the Everybody Sport & Recreation Nordic Walking Programme. Booking in advance is essential. If you enjoy this session there will be a follow on course to perfect your technique and then be able to attend our regular walks.

Time: 10.00am to 11.30am
Meeting point: Nelson Pit Visitor Centre, Lyme Road, Higher Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1TH (SJ945833)
Leader: David Lambert, Nordic Walking instructor for the Everybody Nordic Walking Programme
Booking:  Get tickets for Introduction to Nordic Walking - August
Information: 07593448403
(Easy walking grade / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Car parking charge / Places limited - please book in advance / Partnership event / Healthy Walk - Event)


Monday 5 August to Friday 9 August

Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club – Week One

A great way to experience some varied exciting activities in the countryside with local experts Moorland Adventure! Each day focuses on different activities and will give you a taste of adventure! Suitable for anyone between the ages of 8 and 16. Booking and payment in advance is essential. All day 3 participants must be "Water confident".

Day 1 – Monday 5 August – Archery and Bushcraft
Day 2 – Tuesday 6 August – Climb and Abseil
Day 3 – Wednesday 7 August – Canoe / Kayak & raft building at Rudyard Lake
Day 4 – Thursday 8 August - Climbing and Scrambling at The Roaches
Day 5 – Friday 9 August - Challenge Day (Abseiling, Climbing, Orienteering and Problem Solving)

Cost £35 per day or sign up for all 5 days for a reduced price of £150.

Activities run from 9.00am to 4.00pm but to allow for maximum flexibility, you can drop off your child from 8.30am and collect at any time between 4.00pm and 5.00pm.

Please bring a packed lunch and drinks with you each day or you can purchase a packed lunch option (including sandwich, drink and snack) from Tegg’s Nose Tea Room on days 1, 2 and 5, for £5. Breakfast and afternoon snacks are also available to purchase from the Tea Room before and after the activity club sessions on days 1, 2 and 5.

Time: 8.30am to 5.00pm on each day
Days 1, 2, and 5 Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Day 2 Meeting point: Rudyard Lake, Rudyard, ST13 8RN (SJ950580)
Day 4 Meeting point: The Roaches, Roach Road, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8UB (SK00416212)
Leaders: Moorland Adventure
Booking:  Get tickets for Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club - Week One
Information: 01625 573615
(Suitable for anyone between the age of 8 and 16 / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Partnership event / Bring a packed lunch / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Car parking charge)


Monday 5 August

Stream Safari at Tegg’s Nose Country Park

Join Nature Stuff to hunt for weird and wonderful creatures lurking in the stream. Wear wellies and prepare to have fun. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child.

Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Meeting point: Teggsnose Reservoir car park, Holehouse Lane, Langley, SK11 0NB (SJ945718)
Leaders: Nature Stuff – environmental educators
Booking: Get tickets for Stream Safari at Tegg's Nose Country Park
Information: 07870804413 or visit the Nature Stuff website
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Suitable for children between the age of 5 and 10 / Partnership event / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Wildlife Walk - Event)


Tuesday 6 August

Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

Join Nature Stuff for a family adventure walk hunting out clues in search of Teddy's Golden Treasure.  Learn about nature and wildlife in a hands-on, fun-packed session for families.

Please bring along a teddy or cuddly toy to help on our Treasure Hunt. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child.

Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Meeting point: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)
Leaders: Nature Stuff – environmental educators
Booking: Get tickets for Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt at Brereton Heath LNR
Information: 07870804413 or visit the Nature Stuff website
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Suitable for children between the age of 5 and 10 / Partnership event / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Car parking charge)

Pond Safari at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

Join Nature Stuff to hunt for weird and wonderful creatures lurking in the pond. Wear wellies and prepare to have fun. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child.

Time: 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Meeting point: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)
Leaders: Nature Stuff – environmental educators
Booking: Get tickets for Pond Safari at Brereton Heath LNR
Information: 07870804413 or visit the Nature Stuff website
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Suitable for children between the age of 5 and 10 / Partnership event / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Car parking charge / Wildlife Walk – Event)


Wednesday 7 August

Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt at Tegg’s Nose Country Park

Join Nature Stuff for a family adventure walk hunting out clues in search of Teddy's Golden Treasure.  Learn about nature and wildlife in a hands-on, fun-packed session for families.

Please bring along a teddy or cuddly toy to help on our Treasure Hunt. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child.

Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Leaders: Nature Stuff – environmental educators
Booking: Get tickets for Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt at Tegg's Nose Country Park
Information: 07870804413 or visit the Nature Stuff website
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Car parking charge / Suitable for children between the age of 5 and 10 / Partnership event / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments)

Oakhanger Project Activities for All (A4A) - 7 August

Inclusive activity days for all the family at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve with the Oakhanger Project.

Have fun and learn new skills. Have a go at canoe and kayak; join the Nature trail and get den building. Booking in advance is essential. Cost £10 (Reductions for 2 or more children in a family).

Event repeats on the following dates: 21 and 28 of August.

Time: 11.00am to 3.00pm
Meeting point: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, Oakhanger Project container, corner of the car park, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)
Leaders: Oakhanger Project Team
Booking / Information: 0799 993 2963 or email the Oakhanger Project
(Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Partnership event / Car parking charge / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments)


Thursday 8 August

Pond Safari Again at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

Join Nature Stuff to hunt for weird and wonderful creatures lurking in the pond. Wear wellies and prepare to have fun. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child.

Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Meeting point: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)
Leaders: Nature Stuff – environmental educators
Booking: Get tickets for Pond Safari Again at Brereton Heath LNR
Information: 07870804413 or visit the Nature Stuff website
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Suitable for children between the age of 5 and 10 / Partnership event / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Car parking charge / Wildlife Walk – Event)

Outdoor Experience Disability Day - August

For families of children with disabilities to try some new activities out in the fresh air. Children and parents/carers can cycle using adapted bikes and try out other activities such as orienteering, archery, falconry displays and much more. A partnership event with Everybody Sport & Recreation.

Time: 11.00am to 2.00pm
Meeting point: Astbury Mere Country Park, Sandy Lane, off A34 Newcastle Road, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4FR (SJ846627)
Leaders: Everybody Sport and Recreation, Astbury Mere Trust and Cheshire East Council Countryside Ranger Service
Booking: Get tickets for Outdoor Experience Disability Day - August by 6 August
Information: Ring 07506 317055 or email Everybody Sport & Recreation
(Ideal for families and accompanied children / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Places limited - please book in advance / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Accessible toilets available / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Easy walking grade / Car parking charge)

Minibeast Mission at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

Your Mission - if you choose to accept it - is to join Nature Stuff to track down the 'Most Wanted' Minibeasts. Use minibeast mugshots and a variety of tracking techniques to complete your assignment. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50 per child.

Time: 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Meeting point: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)
Leaders: Nature Stuff – environmental educators
Booking: Get tickets for Minibeast Mission at Brereton Heath LNR
Information: 07870804413 or visit the Nature Stuff website
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Suitable for children between the age of 5 and 10 / Partnership event / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Car parking charge / Wildlife Walk - Event)


Friday 9 August

Plein Air Painting at Tegg's Nose Country Park with Northern Realist

If you’ve ever wanted to get out of the studio and paint outdoors, this series of workshops with classically trained artists Christopher Clements & Kieran Ingram, will guide you through everything you need to know. Both Kieran and Christopher are professional artists, Kieran has featured on Sky Landscape Artist of the Year and Christopher is the director of Northern Realist Drawing & Painting in Manchester.

You’ll learn an approach which will enable you to interpret and arrange the tones and colours of the landscape allowing you to evoke the simple beauty of your environment.

Work at your own level in a small friendly group, meet like minded artists and enjoy the beautiful scenery! All equipment is provided but you're welcome to bring your own, a list will be provided.

Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £59.

Time: 10.00am to 3.30pm
Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Leaders: Artists Chris Clements and Kieran Ingram
Booking:  Get tickets for Plein Air Painting at Tegg's Nose Country Park - August
Information: Email Northern Realist or visit the Northern Realist website
(Places limited - please book in advance / Easy walking grade / Partnership event / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Car parking charge / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments)


Monday 12 August to Friday 16 August

Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club – Week Two

A great way to experience some varied exciting activities in the countryside with local experts Moorland Adventure! Each day focuses on different activities and will give you a taste of adventure! Suitable for anyone between the ages of 8 and 16. Booking and payment in advance is essential. All day 2 and 4 participants must be "Water confident".

Day 1 – Monday 12 August – Archery and Bushcraft
Day 2 – Tuesday 13 August – Canoe / Kayak & raft building at Rudyard Lake
Day 3 – Wednesday 14 August – Climbing and Scrambling at The Roaches
Day 4 – Thursday 15 August - Canoe / Kayak & raft building at Rudyard Lake
Day 5 – Friday 16 August - Challenge Day (Abseiling, Climbing, Orienteering and Problem Solving)

Cost £35 per day or sign up for all 5 days for a reduced price of £150.

Activities run from 9.00am to 4.00pm but to allow for maximum flexibility, you can drop off your child from 8.30am and collect at any time between 4.00pm and 5.00pm.

Please bring a packed lunch and drinks with you each day or you can purchase a packed lunch option (including sandwich, drink and snack) from Tegg’s Nose Tea Room on days 1 and 5, for £5. Breakfast and afternoon snacks are also available to purchase from the Tea Room before and after the activity club sessions on days 1 and 5.

Time: 8.30am to 5.00pm on each day
Days 1 and 5 Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Days 2 and 4 Meeting point: Rudyard Lake, Rudyard, ST13 8RN (SJ950580)
Day 3 Meeting point: The Roaches, Roach Road, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8UB (SK00416212)
Leaders: Moorland Adventure
Booking:  Get tickets for Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club - Week Two
Information: 01625 573615
(Suitable for anyone between the age of 8 and 16 / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Partnership event / Bring a packed lunch / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Car parking charge)


Tuesday 13 August

Down the Mines! – August

Join Derbyshire Caving Club for a trip down the old copper mines of Alderley Edge. Helmets with lamps provided, but please wear old clothes. Some crawling involved. Suitable for adults and accompanied children over 6. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50.

Tickets will be available to purchase 2 months prior to event date: 13/06/2019

Time: 7.00pm to 9.30pm
Meeting point: National Trust Alderley Edge Car Park, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge, SK10 4UB (SJ859773) – access via lane next to Wizard Restaurant
Leaders: Derbyshire Caving Club 
Booking:  Get tickets for Down the Mines! - August
Information: 01625 374833
(Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Please leave your dog at home / Suitable for anyone over the age of 6 / Partnership event / Children must be accompanied by an adult)


Saturday 17 August

Foraging Course and Wild Food Cooking – Bilberry Special – Tegg’s Nose Country Park

A full day of foraging and wild food cookery, with a professional forager from Totally Wild UK.

After our initial meeting we will go through some keys to help you in the correct identification of what we’re about to find. Along with your very own foragers baskets we will head out to discover the vast array of wild edible species that lie all around us. James Wood, your forager, will give you tips on correct identification, potential look-alike species as well as a vast range of edible possibilities that the species can provide us with. Take all of this in whilst enjoying a large range of pre-made wild food tasters from jams to pickles, syrups, chutneys, cordials, alcohol infusions and salt pickles. You will then take on the role of the forager, harvesting a range of wild and fresh ingredients.

On returning to our venue we will have a quick break whilst sorting through and cleaning up our ingredients. Then we start on the cookery side of our course, you will be guided through the process of chopping, boiling, baking and mixing our wild ingredients to create a delicious meal for us all to enjoy.

Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost: £60 for adults, £30 per child (under the age of 16, use the discount code ‘child’ to get this reduced price).

Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Leader: James Wood from Totally Wild UK 
Booking:  Get tickets for Foraging Course and Wild Food Cooking - Bilberry Special
Information: 07999 992615
(Ideal for families and accompanied children / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Car parking charge / Partnership event / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments)

Tegg’s Nose Star Party – Public Stargazing

If you've ever looked up at the starry night sky and been enthralled by what you've seen, join Macclesfield Astronomical Society for an evening of astronomy. There will be a general talk, from members of the group, suitable for all levels of knowledge, followed by an opportunity to ask questions and engage in some guided observing.

Observing will be available using supplied equipment, weather permitting. You are welcome to bring your own binoculars or even telescopes. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £5.

Observing highlights – The evenings highlights are Saturn, Jupiter, star clusters and Moon later in the evening.

Tickets will be available to purchase 2 months prior to event date: 17/06/2019

Time: 7.30pm to 11.00pm
Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Leaders: Macclesfield Astronomical Society
Booking:  Get tickets for Tegg's Nose Star Party - Public Stargazing
Information: 01625 374833
(Please leave your dog at home / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Partnership event / Car parking charge / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Full accessibility - level or ramped access. Accessible toilets available)


Monday 19 August to Friday 23 August

Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club – Week Three

A great way to experience some varied exciting activities in the countryside with local experts Moorland Adventure! Each day focuses on different activities and will give you a taste of adventure! Suitable for anyone between the ages of 8 and 16. Booking and payment in advance is essential. All day 3 participants must be "Water confident".

Day 1 – Monday 19 August – Archery and Bushcraft
Day 2 – Tuesday 20 August – Climb and Abseil
Day 3 – Wednesday 21 August – Canoe / Kayak & raft building at Rudyard Lake
Day 4 – Thursday 22 August - Climbing and Scrambling at The Roaches
Day 5 – Friday 23 August - Challenge Day (Abseiling, Climbing, Orienteering and Problem Solving)

Cost £35 per day or sign up for all 5 days for a reduced price of £150.

Activities run from 9.00am to 4.00pm but to allow for maximum flexibility, you can drop off your child from 8.30am and collect at any time between 4.00pm and 5.00pm.

Please bring a packed lunch and drinks with you each day or you can purchase a packed lunch option (including sandwich, drink and snack) from Tegg’s Nose Tea Room on days 1 and 5, for £5. Breakfast and afternoon snacks are also available to purchase from the Tea Room before and after the activity club sessions on days 1 and 5.

Time: 8.30am to 5.00pm on each day
Days 1, 2 and 5 Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Day 3 Meeting point: Rudyard Lake, Rudyard, ST13 8RN (SJ950580)
Day 4 Meeting point: The Roaches, Roach Road, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8UB (SK00416212)
Leaders: Moorland Adventure
Booking:  Get tickets for Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club - Week Three
Information: 01625 573615
(Suitable for anyone between the age of 8 and 16 / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Partnership event / Bring a packed lunch / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Car parking charge)


Wednesday 21 August

Bush Craft Adventure Day with Mount Cook

Mount Cook’s knowledgeable instructors will teach your child the essential skills to survive in the wilderness, whilst keeping the protection of the environment in mind. The group will experience and develop skills such as fire lighting, campfire gadgetry, plant identification, cordage and how to build a shelter. This is a fantastic opportunity for children to learn a new skill, enhance their ability to work well within a team, and develop an appreciation and sense of respect for the natural world.

Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £35. Event repeats on Wednesday 28 August.

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm
Meeting point: Riverside Park Ranger Centre, Beechwood Mews, Beech Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 2SL (SJ914745)
Leaders: Mount Cook Adventure Centre and Bollin Valley Partnership Ranger Jim Middlemass
Booking: Get tickets for Bush Craft Adventure Day with Mount Cook
Information:
01629 823702
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please leave your dog at home / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Ideal for 8-12 year olds / Easy walking grade / There is a charge for this event)

Oakhanger Project Activities for All (A4A) - 21 August

Inclusive activity days for all the family at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve with the Oakhanger Project.

Have fun and learn new skills. Have a go at canoeing and kayaking; join the Nature trail and get den building. Booking in advance is essential. Cost £10 (Reductions for 2 or more children in a family).

Event repeats on the following dates: 28 of August.

Time: 11.00am to 3.00pm
Meeting point: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, Oakhanger Project container, corner of the car park, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)
Leaders: Oakhanger Project Team
Booking / Information: 0799 993 2963 or email the Oakhanger Project
(Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Partnership event / Car parking charge / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments)


Tuesday 27 August to Friday 30 August

Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club – Week Four

A great way to experience some varied exciting activities in the countryside with local experts Moorland Adventure! Each day focuses on different activities and will give you a taste of adventure! Suitable for anyone between the ages of 8 and 16. Booking and payment in advance is essential. All day 2 participants must be "Water confident".

Day 1 – Tuesday 27 August – Climb and Abseil
Day 2 – Wednesday 28 August – Canoe / Kayak & raft building at Rudyard Lake
Day 3 – Thursday 29 August – Archery and Bushcraft
Day 4 – Friday 30 August - Challenge Day (Abseiling, Climbing, Orienteering and Problem Solving)

Cost £35 per day or sign up for all 4 days for a reduced price of £120.

Activities run from 9.00am to 4.00pm but to allow for maximum flexibility, you can drop off your child from 8.30am and collect at any time between 4.00pm and 5.00pm.

Please bring a packed lunch and drinks with you each day or you can purchase a packed lunch option (including sandwich, drink and snack) from Tegg’s Nose Tea Room on days 1, 3 and 5, for £5. Breakfast and afternoon snacks are also available to purchase from the Tea Room before and after the activity club sessions on days 1, 3 and 5.

Time: 8.30am to 5.00pm on each day
Days 1, 3 and 4 Meeting point: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, SK11 0AP (SJ950733)
Day 2 Meeting point: Rudyard Lake, Rudyard, ST13 8RN (SJ950580)
Leaders: Moorland Adventure
Booking:  Get tickets for Moorland Adventure Summer Kids Activity Club - Week Four
Information: 01625 573615
(Suitable for anyone between the age of 8 and 16 / Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Partnership event / Bring a packed lunch / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments / Car parking charge)


Wednesday 28 August

Bush Craft Adventure Day Again with Mount Cook

Mount Cook’s knowledgeable instructors will teach your child the essential skills to survive in the wilderness, whilst keeping the protection of the environment in mind. The group will experience and develop skills such as fire lighting, campfire gadgetry, plant identification, cordage and how to build a shelter. This is a fantastic opportunity for children to learn a new skill, enhance their ability to work well within a team, and develop an appreciation and sense of respect for the natural world.

Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £35.

Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm
Meeting point: Riverside Park Ranger Centre, Beechwood Mews, Beech Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 2SL (SJ914745)
Leaders: Mount Cook Adventure Centre and Bollin Valley Partnership Ranger Jim Middlemass
Booking: Get tickets for Bush Craft Adventure Day with Mount Cook
Information:
01629 823702
(Places limited - please book in advance / Please leave your dog at home / Please wear suitable boots and clothing / Ideal for 8-12 year olds / Easy walking grade / There is a charge for this event)

Oakhanger Project Activities for All (A4A) - 28 August

Inclusive activity days for all the family at Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve with the Oakhanger Project.

Have fun and learn new skills. Have a go at canoe and kayak; join the Nature trail and get den building. Booking in advance is essential. Cost £10 (Reductions for 2 or more children in a family).

Time: 11.00am to 3.00pm
Meeting point: Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, Oakhanger Project container, corner of the car park, Davenport Lane, Brereton, Congleton, CW12 4SU (SJ794653)
Leaders: Oakhanger Project Team
Booking / Information: 0799 993 2963 or email the Oakhanger Project
(Places limited - please book in advance / There is a charge, payable in advance, for attending this event / Partnership event / Car parking charge / Children must be accompanied by an adult / Refreshment stop, opportunity for refreshments)