Blashford Lakes Wildlife Tots: Forest Friends

Blashford Lakes Wildlife Tots

Blashford Lakes Wildlife Tots © Rex Waygood

Blashford Lakes Wildlife Tots: Forest Friends

Fun outdoor play and wildlife discovery activities for pre-school aged children and their parents or carers.

Event details

Meeting point

Education Centre


10:30am - 12:00pm
A static map of Blashford Lakes Wildlife Tots: Forest Friends

About the event

Explore autumn using your senses and discover how different animals prepare for the winter ahead.

Booking is essential via Eventbrite

Please note tickets are required for children only, but all children must be accompanied by an adult - if you really enjoy your session, additional donations on the day are most welcome!

Clean equipment will be provided for each child and their parent or carer participating in the session.

When booking you will be asked to read and agree to our COVID19 secure guidelines.

Please note the Education Centre remains closed to visitors - outdoor hand washing facilities will be available and we are currently providing portaloo's for use by visitors at the front of the Centre.

Tissues will be provided for coughs and sneezes and a bin available for their disposal.

Please arrive 5 minutes before the session is due to start.

Finding us:

Please meet outside the front of the Education Centre, Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve, Ellingham Drove, Ringwood, BH24 3PJ. The Centre is o the south side of Ellingham Drove.

Please note the Nature Reserve is not signposted from the main A338 Ringwood to Salisbury road and sat nav can mis direct you at the Ellingham Crossroads - when turning off the A338, follow signs to Moyles Court and Linwood. The Education Centre is the first turning on the right hand side once you have turned off the A338, marked by a large wooden cut out of a kingfisher.


Phone number

01425 472760


£5 per child, bookable via Eventbrite

Suitable for


Know before you go


No dogs permitted

Wheelchair access

Please let us know before booking

What to bring

Please dress for the weather on the day - long sleeve tops and trousers are recommended to reduce the risk of picking up ticks.


Parking information

Please meet and park at the Education Centre


Accessible toilet

Contact us

Jim Day or Tracy Standish
Contact number: 01425 472760