Cambridge Nature Festival 2024

25th May – 30th June

A celebration of the nature on our doorstep!

May Half Term at Wimpole

Wimpole Hall Wimpole Estate, Arrington,, Royston

Discover different drop-in crafts around the Wimpole Estate inspired by nature, land, and landscape art. Create your own insect puppets, collage wildflower meadows, and cherry blossom trees to take home, …

Pond Dipping

Wicken Fen, National Trust Lode Lane,, Wicken, Ely, Cambridgeshire

Pond dipping at Wicken Fen   10:30-11:15, 11:45-12:30, 13:30-14:15, 14:45-15:30

Cuckoo Clock workshop

Wicken Fen, National Trust Lode Lane,, Wicken, Ely, Cambridgeshire

We'll help you design and make a unique Cuckoo Clock, with your own choice of clock face, pendulums and decorations. Did you know that Wicken Fen is one of just …

Wicken Fen boat trips

Wicken Fen, National Trust Lode Lane,, Wicken, Ely, Cambridgeshire

Sit back, relax and watch the world go by as you explore the beautiful fenland waterways on the Mayfly. The 50-minute trips run from mid March to October. Our open …

Pond Dipping – Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen, National Trust Lode Lane,, Wicken, Ely, Cambridgeshire

10:30-11:15, 11:45-12:30, 13:30-14:15, 14:45-15:30 Suitable for children age 5+, children must be accompanied. £4 Plus parking (parking free for members) Booking essential, see weblink above for link to booking website …

Bat Walk – Coe Fen

Guided bat walk run by Rachel Bates     Location: meet outside the The Watermill, Newnham Rd, Cambridge CB3 9EY Cost: Free Booking: please email info@castlehillecology.co.uk  Number of spaces: 25 …

Small mammal trapping – Wandlebury

Wandlebury Country Park Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, Cambridge

Set traps - 31st May  6pm Small mammal identification - 1st June 8am https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/small-mammal-surveying-at-wandlebury-country-park-tickets-904065854307?aff=oddtdtcreator Booking required Number of spaces 25 Suitable for everyone . Donations welcome.

Bat Punt Safari

Scudamores Punting Scudamore's Punting Company 32a Bridge Street, Cambridge

Bat Punt Safaris | Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & Northants (wildlifebcn.org) BOOKING ESSENTIAL The Wildlife Trust (BCN)'s annual river Cam bat punts with Scudamore's provide one of the most …

Small trapping – Wandlebury – ID

Wandlebury Country Park Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, Cambridge

Set traps - 31st May  6pm Small mammal identification - 1st June 8am https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/small-mammal-surveying-at-wandlebury-country-park-tickets-904065854307?aff=oddtdtcreator Booking required Number of spaces 25 Suitable for everyone . Donations welcome.

Science on Sundays

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside, Cambridge

Thomas Idris Marquand will talk about the role of wetlands in climate change. Other Science on Sundays talk run until August (third Sunday of each month).   Normal Garden admission, …

Eddington Ecology Tour

Eddington Square

  Discover some of the habitats and features created at Eddington in this walking tour led by Mike Dean, the project’s ecologist. Eddington is a growing sustainable community in Cambridge, …

Guided Garden Walk

Learn about the great gardeners of the past who have helped shape Wimpole's pleasure grounds, discover this season's most notable new arrivals and hear about our plans for future growth …