Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/10/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Location
Kendal


Category(ies)
Conservation & Wildlife


Sizergh’s Greenwood Fair

image of a boy involved in a Lake District event at Sizergh Greenwood Fair in Cumbria

Join us at Sizergh for a day of festivities, demonstrations and activities for the whole family. Children can take part in woodland crafts and learn about the outdoor areas of the castle.
 
On the day, you’ll be able to have a go at log splitting, creating witches brooms as well as whittling wood to produce Gypsy flowers.
 
If you want to take a back seat, watch one of many demonstrations of traditional skills like wood turning, spoon making and timber milling.
 
All these activities cover the harvesting of this sustainable resource, through to the many different end uses of wood.
 
Other expert led activities include a guided walk with a lichenologist looking at the tiny life, or lichens, that trees support.
 
Fun things for your young ones include a self-guided woodland trail and tree climbing with National Trust rangers.
 
Location: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, Kendal, LA8 8AE.
 
Telephone: Tel: 015395 60951
 
Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sizergh

 

  
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