Parking info

All visitors should park in the Westcroft Centre. The Education Centre car park is reserved for stallholders and volunteers only.

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Love Nature Day

Howe Park Wood

Saturday 02 July
All welcome

We've teamed up with local nature groups to create an entire day dedicated to celebrating Milton Keynes’ natural world, and everyone is invited!

PLEASE NOTE-  Parking is not available at the education centre. Please use the car park at Westcroft District Centre which can be found on what3words here

Love Nature Day takes place on Saturday 2 July from 11am until 4pm at Howe Park Wood and aims to bring local people close up to nature. There will be lots of fun things to do inside Howe Park Wood’s Education and Visitor Centre, and even more to explore outside in the stunning local woodland which is home to a wide array of species.

What's in store:

  • Bug-hunt and pond-dip with our Outdoor Learning team
  • Enjoy guided walks around the ancient woodland with RSPB
  • Watch a bird-ringing demonstration and find out why it is so important for conservation
  • View exciting specimens provided by the Natural History Museum at Tring
  • Speak with experts from UK Astronomy about how to safely observe the sun
  • See beautiful living moths close up
  • Meet North Bucks Bat Group and ask all about fascinating flying mammals
  • Observe honeybees at work in their hive
  • Join artist Kate Wyatt at a workshop creating some beautiful nature themed art
  • Create wildflower seed parcels with Bucks Buzzing and BBOWT
  • Listen to Wolverton Town Band playing alongside the famous Howe Park Wood Frogs
  • Enjoy story-telling and take part in outdoor games

Howe Park Wood has great facilities for visitors including Grounds Café and public toilets.

Parking is at Westcroft centre. There will not be parking at the education centre for this event.

How to find us

Howe Park Wood Education Centre, Chaffron Way, MK4 3GG
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