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Bushcraft/Foraging, Sun 2 Oct 2016

Foraging at Shipley Country Park

Foraging at Shipley Country Park


Shipley Country Park

01773 719961


Slack Lane,
Nr Heanor,
DE75 7GX

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 2 Oct Wild Food Forage
Sat 22 - Sun 30 Oct (Un)natural Trail Self-led activity
Sun 23 Oct Creepy Crafts and Fiendish Fun
Sun 20 Nov Mosaic Workshops


A walk around Shipley Country Park in search of useful trees, plants and fungi. This walk will concentrate on exploring seasonal wild food, medicine and craft materials in the area. It will also look at bushcraft basics, such as fire lighting.
Meet: Mapperley car park, Shipley Country Park.
Length: 2-3 miles.
Equipment: Suitable clothing and footwear.

Location: OS ref SK436 437 Sat Nav DE7 6BR

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 2 Oct 2016 10:00 to 12:30


Cost: £5 per person. Parking charges apply.



See location of Shipley Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 431456  Lat: 53.00597 Long: -1.35914

Signposted from A608 and from M1 junction 26. The Park is off Slack Lane, Heanor it is best approached from the A608 between Heanor and Smalley.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome