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Saturday, 19 April 2014

Events at Rufford

Whats Happening this April/May at Rufford?

Saturday 5th April – Monday 21st April 
Easter Hunt
The Easter Bunny has lost some Easter eggs around Rufford Park.  Can you find all of the eggs including the secret golden egg?  Trail leaflets on sale from Visitor Information for £1.00.  Return completed trails to receive a reward!

Saturday 26th April – Sunday 27th April
Historical Bazaar
11am – 4.30pm Daily, Free event but car park charges apply
Dress to impress in period style and come along to our annual historical multi-period bring and buy sale! With something of interest for every visitor, historical trader, enthusiast, re-enactor, historical group and schoolchild, there’s plenty to look at including period vehicles, living history activities and displays taking place throughout the weekend.

Tuesday 27th May 10am – 11.30am
Pond Dipping - Come and join the Ranger Service and explore the murky depths of Rufford’s Wetland. With simple identification keys you will learn to identify the variety of aquatic life that call Rufford’s waterways home. **

Wednesday 28th May 10am - 12.00am
Minibeast Hunting Come and join the Ranger Service on a mini beast hunt through the woodland and discover what lurks in the under growth of Rufford’s historic landscape. Explore under logs and around the trees and use simple identification keys to see what invertebrates call the woodland floor home.**

** £2.00 per child, all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Come dressed for outdoor play as you may get wet and muddy!
Meet in the Coach House Courtyard at the Abbey end of the park.
Places are limited, pre - booking essential. Ring the Ranger team on 01623 821335

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