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CANCELLED: Pond Detectives at Spiceball Park

Location: Spiceball Park, Hennef Way / Cherwell Drive, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 3JJ
Looking for pond detectives to search for life under the surface of the ponds at Spiceball Park, our urban wilderness in Banbury.

Event details

Meeting point

Pond dipping platform, on the East side of the park


11:30am - 12:45pm
A static map of CANCELLED: Pond Detectives at Spiceball Park

About the event

Come and have a go at pond dipping and discover a whole different world under the surface of the pond! What will you find?

Use our guides to identify the water creatures and help us record what lies beneath!

Booking is essential. This session is for children aged 12+ years, younger children should book on the earlier event.

The Wild Banbury Project is all about inspiring people to discover Banbury's Wild spaces and local Wildlife. It is run by BBOWT in partnership with Banbury Town Council




Suggested donation

A suggested £2 donation on the day.

Additional booking information

Please book a place for each child, accompanying adults do not need to book a space.

Suitable for


Know before you go


Guide dogs only


The pond is on the East side of the park, access is by a bridge and unpaved paths. It is likely to be muddy.

Hearing loop


What to bring

Please dress according to weather. It will go ahead if it rains. Wellies advised and clothes you don't mind getting dirty.

Parking information

Parking at North & South entrances to Spiceball Park (Charge applies for south Car park)

Contact us

Tara Higgs, Wild Banbury Project Officer
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