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New Ferry Butterfly Park Open Day - 29th April 2017

Sunday 27th August

Heathland Walk


2 - 4 p.m.

Meet Cleaver Heath, Oldfield Road, Heswall


We will walk through Cleaver Heath and The Dales, where the heather is now in flower,

and discuss the flora and fauna of lowland heaths, as well as their management,

while enjoying spectacular views across the Dee Estuary.


Further details and directions from Alan Irving, email or telephone 0151 342 2641.
Sorry, no dogs.

Wednesday 30th August

Hilbre Island Walk


10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


This is a popular trip for families. The group leaves the slipway at West Kirby at low tide

and walks two miles across the sands to Hilbre Island.

Hundreds of seals are hauled out on the sand banks of the River Dee Estuary

at this time of year and can be clearly seen with the help of a telescope.

Many more swim around to the end of the island where you can get closer to them.


The walk is ideal for children and families and will include a seaside scavenger hunt,

rock pool dipping, bird and seal watching.

Not suitable for children under five due to the long distance across to the island.


Tickets: £10. Book online:

www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/events/2017/08/30/hilbre-island-walk

or telephone 01948 820728.