Thursday, 18 July 2013

Fairhaven Garden Wildlife Explorers – Summer Holidays Activities in the Norfolk Broads


Wildlife Explorers, a series of weekly Wednesday family days at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham in the Norfolk Broads start on July 31, 11am to 3pm.

Families can enjoy making bouncy butterflies and fantasy clay mini bugs, sowing sunflowers seeds in decorated pots and other mini beast activities. Normal garden entry charges apply.

Other Wildlife Explorer days are on August 7, August 14 and August 21.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk, t. 01603 270449.

The garden is open daily all year from 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day and closes 4pm in the winter); also open on Wednesday to 9pm until the end of August.

Garden entry is adult £6, concessions £5.50 and child £3.50 (under 5 free); free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales.

There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden. Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available.

Dogs are welcome on leads, small charge to cover poop scoop.