Oct 22 2018

Skipton Castle Woods Lantern Event

On Saturday 6th October, 500 happy lantern walkers descended on Skipton Castle Woods for the wood’s fifth Willow Lantern Walk.  This year the route included an extra mile of woodland and for the first time included the grounds of Skipton Castle.  Skipton is a woodland with...

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Oct 18 2018

Castlewellan tree is the one for Northern Ireland

  [caption id="attachment_6966" align="alignright" width="300"] Picture: Michael Cooper[/caption] A monster of a giant redwood in Castlewellan, County Down, has been crowned Northern Ireland’s Tree of the Year in a search for the nation’s best-loved tree. Organised by the Woodland Trust, the competition was open to any living tree...

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Oct 16 2018

Running the Bovey Beauty

A couple of weekends ago 65 brave runners tackled the Bovey Beauty 10-mile fell race that starts and finishes in the Woodland Trust's Pullabrook Wood on Dartmoor.  Organised as part of the Moor than Meets the Eye partnership with Natural England and the Dartmoor National Parks Authority,...

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Oct 12 2018

Travelling through time at Uffmoor Wood

Volunteers discovered the natural and cultural history of Uffmoor Wood recently when they were joined by local expert and retired Woodland Warden Ken Gregory. Ken lead a guided walk around the site, pointing out various locations of historical significance, such as the digging of marl...

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