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We are excited to share lots of new inspiring and educational opportunities for all ages. Keep an eye on this page or sign up to the mailing list!

Busy Bees - Pre-School Outdoor Play (6 weeks)

April 2022

Thursday 21st - Thursday 26th

10:00am - 12:00pm

FREE 6-week programme of nature play for local pre-school children at Bore Place. Tickets are limited so please sign-up here.

Children's events, Free

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Introduction to Keeping Chickens

May 2022

Saturday 21st

10:00am - 4:00pm

An introduction to keeping chickens... This informal course provides an eggs-cellent (sorry!) introduction to the popular hobby of poultry keeping.

Adult's events, Chickens, Nature

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Summer Foraging Walk

May 2022

Sunday 22nd

10:00am - 1:00pm

A guided foraging walk with professional forager, Gemma Hindi.

Adult's events, Nature, Walks

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Wildlife Gardening Club: Wildflowers for pollinators

June 2022

Friday 10th

10:00am - 1:00pm

This month's bookable workshop for the Wildlife Gardening Club which meets every Friday. FREE for over 55s and those with long-term health conditions. 

Wildlife Gardening Club, Workshop

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Introduction to Beekeeping

June 2022

Sunday 12th

10:00am - 4:00pm

Thinking about starting up a hive or just curious about honey bees? This one-day course is for you...

Adult's events, Bees, Nature

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Wildlife Gardening Club: Camera trapping

July 2022

Friday 1st

10:00am - 1:00pm

This month's bookable workshop for the Wildlife Gardening Club which meets every Friday. FREE for over 55s and those with long-term health conditions. 

Wildlife Gardening Club, Workshop

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ID Walk: Reptiles

July 2022

Sunday 3rd

7:30am - 11:30am

Help to survey the reptiles found at Bore Place, and learn ID skills to recognise UK native species.

Adult's events, Children's events, Nature, Walks

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ID Walk: Summer Trees

September 2022

Sunday 11th

10:00am - 12:00pm

The trees give us clues to help identify them, we just need to know what to look out for!

Adult's events, Children's events, Nature, Walks

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Autumn Foraging Walk

September 2022

Sunday 18th

10:00am - 1:00pm

Join professional forager, Gemma Hindi, for an autumnal forage.

Adult's events, Nature, Walks

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Bat Walk

September 2022

Friday 23rd

6:00pm - 8:30pm

We're going on a bat hunt... A nocturnal quest to see bats and their amazing aerial acrobatics and other night time animals.

Adult's events, Bats, Children's events, Evenings, Nature, Walks

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ID Walk: Small Mammal Survey

October 2022

Saturday 1st

8:00am - 10:00am

Help to survey the small mammals caught inside traps overnight and learn about their ecology.

Adult's events, Children's events, Nature, Walks

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Harvest Moon Night Walk

October 2022

Friday 7th

6:30pm - 8:30pm

A guided walk under this special full moon.

Adult's events, Astronomy, Children's events, Evenings, Nature

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How to find us

Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7AR. 

Download directions by rail and road here

By train: National Rail Enquiries

Nearest mainline stations: Sevenoaks or Tonbridge. Our Nearest Station is Penshurst, with frequent connections to Tonbridge and Redhill. Hildenborough and Hever stations are also about five miles away and relatively flat and comfortable to cycle to - both have direct services to London. 

By air: London Gatwick is the nearest airport (approx. 22 miles / 45 minutes by car)

Ample car and coach parking on site.

We also have two electric car charging points (1 x 220V 13 Amp & 1 x 7kW Type 2) available to use on site. 

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