Hollingworth Lake Events for May to August

Nature Ed and Hollingworth Lake have lots on offer over the Summer months. Take your kids or grandchildren to the Tree-tastic session or have a go at pond dipping.  Or maybe you’d like to take a Bat walk or join one of their Heritage trails around the borough?

May 

 

Sunday 21 May Hollingworth Lake Heritage Walk  Medium

Time: 10.30am Place: @ Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre   Duration 2 hours Join Rangers on this heritage walk.

 

Sunday 21 May  Hollingworth Lake Craft Fair

11.00 – 3.00pm A wide variety of arts and crafts

 

Sunday 28 May  Clegg Hall Heritage Walk   Medium

Time: 10.30am Place: @ Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre   Duration 2 hours Join Rangers on this heritage walk.

 

 June  

Sunday 11 June    Have-A-Go-Fishing

Time: Book a 45 min slot throughout the day Place: Rhodes Lodge Alkrington  Cost £2.50 Join us for a Ranger led fishing taster session. Rods and reels provided. People of all ages and abilities welcome.  Limited places booking essential 01706  373421.

Sunday 4  June  Forest Fun  Pond dipping

Time: 1.30– 3.30pm   Booking essential:. Call 01706 373421.Cost £2.50 per person  Getting ready for National Dragonfly Week, join NatureEd for a family pond dip, see if you can spot any of these dinosaurs above or beneath the water.

Sunday 17th June. Summer Forage and Plant ID

Time: 1.30 to 3.30pm. Booking essential. Call 01706373421.

Cost £2.50 per person. Join Dave Winnard from Discover the Wild for this summer forage and plant Id.

Sunday 18 June     Early Summer Tidy Up

Time: 10.30 to 12.30pm @ Holl Lake Visitor Centre

Come along and help our rangers tidy up the lake for the summer season. All equipment provided. For details call 01706 373421

 

Sunday 18 June Hollingworth Lake Craft Fair

11.00 – 3.00pm Craft Fairs take place the first Sunday of every month, a wide variety of arts and crafts.

 

 

JULY

Sunday 9 July  Forest Fun Bugs & Beastly Creations

Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm  Booking essential:. Call 01706 373421. Cost £2.50 per person Join NatureEd for a fun day for all the family looking for minibeasts and making your own mega beast!!

 

Sunday 16 July Summer Tree Id

Time: 10.00pm to 12.00pm Place: Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre Join Pennine Edge Forest and Rangers on this beginners tree id walk through Ealees wood.

 

Sunday 16 July  Hollingworth Lake Craft Fair

11.00 – 3.00pm A wide variety of arts and crafts

 

Tuesday 18 July Evening Photographic Walk   medium

Time: 7.00 to 9.00pm Place: Holl Lake Visitor Centre

Bring your camera and join Rochdale Camera Club & rangers for an early evening stroll getting photographic tips along the way.

 

Sunday 23 July Community Litter Pick

Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm Help Rangers tidy up the lake ready for the childrens summer hols .

 

Wednesday 26 July Summer Fun TREE-Tastic

Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm Booking essential:. Call 01706 373421.

Cost £2.50 per person Join NatureEd for a fun day for all the family playing in the woodlands making dens and shelters.

 

AUGUST

August –  August  Art Exhibition

 

Wednesday 9 August Summer Fun POND- Tastic

Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm Booking essential:. Call 01706 373421.

Cost £2.50 per person Join NatureEd for a fun day for all the family discover what lurks beneath the murk!!

 

Thursday 17 and 24  August Have-A-Go-Fishing

Time: Book a 45 min slot Place: Rhodes Lodge Alkrington  Booking essential: Limited places. Call 01706 373421. Cost £2.50 per person A Ranger led fishing taster session. Rods and reels provided. People of all ages and abilities welcome.

 

Sunday 13 August LWT Charity Fete

Time: 11am to 4pm Place: Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre. Join Lancashire Wildlife Trust for some family fun activities and stalls.

 

Sunday 20 August Hollingworth Lake Craft Fair

11.00 – 3.00pm Craft Fairs take place the first Sunday of every month, a wide variety of arts and crafts.

 

Wednesday 23 August  Summer Fun Stick-Tastic

Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm Booking essential:. Call 01706 373421.

Cost £2.50 per person Join NatureEd for a fun sticky afternoon making sticky things and thingy sticks!