Walk & Talk: Tree ID in Summer 08/06/2021

Walk & Talk: Tree ID in Summer

11:00 - 13:00
Prices from £5.00
All welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult
Booking required

Come on a walk with the rangers around Ouzel Valley Park to discover the variety of trees found in the parks. You will learn how to identify the many different trees by their distinguishing leaves, bark, buds and blossoms.  You will also find out more about our management techniques including felling and coppicing and why these techniques are so important in enhancing our parklands.  This walk and talk is suitable for anyone who wants to learn the basics of Tree ID or wants to explore a different park in MK. We will largely use the main paths, but may venture into the meadows so please wear suitable footwear.


  • Ouzel Valley Park


    • Toilets
    • Barbecue Area
    • Café
    • Play Area
    Ouzel Valley Park - park.jpg

    The Ouzel Valley Park meanders from Caldecotte Lake in the south to Willen Lake in the north. The park has a spacious, open atmosphere with long views. Much of the land is farmed by The Parks Trust rearing our own cattle and sheep, between the livestock you can still see the remnants of an old field system with the ridge and furrow still visible. Incorporating the historic villages of Woolstone and Woughton, the park is bordered on its western side by the Grand Union Canal.

    There is the Ye Olde Swan pub at Woughton on the Green and a further two pubs - the Barge and the Cross Keys – that are located on Newport Road in Woolstone village.