A Wild Day Out

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 20th July 2018
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Creggan Country Park activity centre

Join us at Creggan Country Park in July celebrate all things wild when their popular event returns again  – just in time for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race arrival.

We will be on hand to show some of our rescued bats and debunk the common myths that surround these amazing mammals along with some fun batty activities including bat mask and kite making.  Our information stall will show visitors how they can make their garden a better place for bats with a real ‘bat garden’ on display, leaflets, stickers and other batty goodies.  At 9pm we will deliver a bat talk and lead a bat walk around the lake so that visitors can see Daubenton’s bats perform their amazing acrobatic skills.  Booking essential for the bat walk email karen.healy@creggancountrypark.com

Debbie Doolittle’s Wild Life will allow visitors to get up close to nature including a rescued fox, owl, rabbits, hedgehogs and birds.

Visitors can visit other wildlife information stalls including Ulster Wildlife and North West Red Squirrel Group and learn how they can help protected species and take part in some fun interactive activities.

Other activities on the day include:
– Free orienteering
– Plant a biodiversity box to take home (first come, first served)
-Bug hunt, colouring in and games in the new nature hub
-Wildlife story telling in the tepee
-Self-led nature themed treasure hunt for 0-5 year olds
-Environmental art workshop with a local artist
– Environmental art exhibition showcasing the fantastic works of art created through our ”Bridging the Gap’ project

Creggan Country Park will also offer SPLASH sessions on the day – only £5pp for 1 hour of fun on the water. Suitable for ages 4+
Time slots:
– 10am-11am
– 12noon – 1pm
– 2pm-3pm

Wheelyboat tour suitable for wheelchair users and autistic children. Only £3pp for a 30 minute boat based treasure hunt around the lake.

Booking essential for all water based activities. Book early to avoid disappointment as there are limited places available: 028 71363 133 or email admin@creggancountrypark.com

All outdoor events are weather permitting. Suitable for adults and children from seven years up, unless otherwise stated.