Making nettle soup at Blashford

Making nettle soup at Blashford

Dine and Discover... the Nettle

Monthly event for adults excited by wildlife, nature and the outdoors

Event details

Meeting point

Education Centre


11am until 3pm
A static map of Dine and Discover... the Nettle

About the event

Learn about the wildlife and bushcraft uses of the humble stinging nettle. Harvest the stems and learn how to make nettle string, sweep them for invertebrates and then pick the tender tops for a simple campfire meal prepared and shared with likeminded adults. 

Booking essential.


Phone number

01425 472760


£21 per person, please bring cash with you on the day

Suitable for


Know before you go


No dogs permitted
Dogs are permitted on short length of public right of way within the reserve and on one permissive route between Ivy lake and Rockford lake – see on-site signage. No dogs in car parks.

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair accessible building, toilets, hides and footpaths. Most but not all activity areas can also be accessed by wheelchair, please enquire about suitability on booking.

What to bring

Please dress for the weather on the day and bring gardening gloves if you wish.

Parking information

Please meet and park at the Education Centre


Disabled toilet

Contact us

Jim Day or Tracy Standish
Contact number: 01425 472760