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Bug Hunting Equipment Hire

1 Hour Slots (10am - 1pm)
Prices from £2.50
Family friendly

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Book your bug hunting equipment for an hour at Howe Park Wood. Each set will include a sweep net, ID sheet and magnifying glass. Collect from us before venturing into the meadow, grassland or wood to start your adventure.

Please note, this is a self-led activity and parents must remain with their children. The cost is £2.50 for loan of 1 set of equipment for an hour. You can book up to 3 sets for each family group.

Equipment hire is currently available on Friday 14th, Monday 17th and Wednesday 19th August.

Free parking is available at Howe Park Wood with the main car park at the wood’s main entrance, off the H7, opposite the Westcroft Centre. Grounds Café is open on site which offers a range of hot and cold food and drinks to takeaway.

Online booking required. Secure yours here

  • Howe Park Wood

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    Howe Park is probably the woodland mentioned in the Domesday Survey of 1086. Parts of it may be rare surviving fragments of the 'wildwood' that covered the whole of lowland Britain after the last Ice Age, 6-11,000 years ago.

    Refreshments
    There is a Café at Howe Park Wood ran by Grounds. The café is operating a takeaway only service until further notice.

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