Chevin Discovery Day 2023

Join the Otley Nature Network for the Chevin Discovery Day 2023!!

On Sunday 25th June there will be stalls to visit and activities to take part in from 11 am – 4 pm with some specific events taking place at the times below:

11 am: Wildflower walk (meet at White House)

11 am: Natural Arts workshop ongoing throughout the day. See

12 – 12.45 pm: Guided Woodland Walk with LCC Woodland Creation Rangers (meet at White House)

1 pm – 2:30 pm: Forest School (meet at White House; booking required – here)

1  – 1.30 pm: live music from Emma and Tim

2 pm: Forest Treasure Hunt Walk for Families (meet at White House)

2 pm: Smartphone Photography Workshop (meet at Yorkgate Quarry)

2 pm – 3 pm: live music from Keepers Wood

2:30 pm – 3 pm: Minibeast Hunt (on The Field near White House)

3 pm: Foraging Walk (meet at White House)

3 pm – 5 pm: Forest Bathing (booking required – here)

All timings are approximate and activities are weather dependent.

The following organisations will have stalls and would love to meet you: Friends of Chevin Forest, Wildlife Friendly Otley, Otley 2030, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Friends of Weston Wood, Prickly Pigs Hedgehog Rescue, Yorkshire Rewilding Network, RSPB.

We’ll also have refreshments from Bondgate Bakery and Underground Bakery on sale!