red squirrels at kielder

"Get started" courses in bird watching, wildlife and nature exploration in North East England, the North Pennines, Northumberland, Durham and Kielder

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A Beginner's guide to ......

These three hour activities are designed to introduce you to a subject if you are new to it. We will give you the confidence to go out on your own and start succesfully identifying and discovering all the wonders of the natural world for yourself. You don't need any prior knowledge. We'll equip you with the basic skills and knowledge that you'll need and point you in the right direction for further information and any equipment you may need for the future to pursue your new interest.

Cost: 85 for two people, 15 per additional group member
         Individual one-to-one booking available at 85 half day

Booking: Ring or email to book a day and time that suits you; tel. 01388 529154 or email then fill in and return the booking form (by email or post) and click on the button below to pay online.

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Further information: Minimum group size two; maximum 12. Participants should be 16 or over. We will be walking at a gentle pace but this may include some steep slopes and uneven ground. Please let us know of any special requirements and we can select a route/terrain to suit you.

The activity leader has over 30 years experience in leading wildwatching activities and is DBS checked.

Booking options

Gift Vouchers

The ideal present; buy a half or full day activity gift voucher open for use on any of our activities emailed direct to you.

.... bird watching

.... wild flowers

.... trees

.... healing herbs

.... animal tracking

chiffchaff beginner's birdwatching course
wood anemone a beginner's guide to wild flowers
downy birch beginners tree identification
hedge woundwort a beginner's guide to healing herbs roe deer prints animal tracking for beginners

.... woodlands

... wetlands

 .... wild food

.... edible fungi

.... the night sky

A woodland in spring beginner's guide to woodlands
common hawker dragonfly beginner's guide to wetlands
greater burdock and edible plant wild food foraging
the penny bun or cep an edible mushroom Dark skies star gazing in Northumberland and the North Pennines AONB