Children pond dipping at Woolley Firs

Pond dipping at Woolley Firs by Ric Mellis

Cancelled: Fantastic Wildlife Friday - Magic Minibeasts

Every Friday is a Fantastic Wildlife Friday at the Nature Discovery Centre during the school holidays!

Event details

Meeting point

The visitor centre front desk


Timed sessions throughout the day 10:30-12:00, 13:00-14:30, 15:00-16:30
A static map of Cancelled: Fantastic Wildlife Friday - Magic Minibeasts

About the event

Join our Community Wildlife Team on safari and we'll take you on a minibeast trek to a tucked away corner of the reserve.  We'll be on the hunt for our smallest creatures, using sweep nets, pond dipping nets and magnifying glasses to get as close a view as possible!

The is event is most suitable for primary school children, who must be accompanied by an adult.



£4 per child

Additional booking information

Children must be accompanied by an adult and should wear closed toe shoes and long sleeves.

Know before you go


Guide dogs only
Dogs are welcome on the reserve, but please keep them out of the lake. We ask that you keep dogs under close control at all times. Dogs, except assistance dogs, are not permitted inside the visitor centre.


please contact the event organiser if you have limited mobility

What to bring

This event will take place outside, so please dress for the weather and wear closed toed shoes.

Parking information

Use the visitor centre car park (there is a donation station for parking).

Bicycle parking

Outside the visitor centre


Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities

Contact us

Nature Discovery Centre
Contact number: 01635 874381
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