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After dark forest adventures

What will you discover after dark? Wrap up warm, grab your torch and head along to one of our forests for an after school adventure! Or come along to one of our after dark events through March.

Twilight activity sheets – coming soon!

Twilight Activities at Home What will you discover in the forest after dark? An owl, rabbit or maybe a hedgehog? Have fun learning about the animals that appear at night with Twilight activities at home. Use clues to identify some common nocturnal animals.

Twilight activity sheet for the forestFind out how to spot night-time animals with Twilight adventures in the forest. Use sight, sound, and simple tracking techniques. Tick off each animal as you find them! Remember to check local forest opening hours before you visit.

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Star gazing in the forest

Image of the MilkywaySee the stars in their full glory at one of our woods or forests! With greatly reduced light pollution around our sites, you'll get an excellent view of the night sky. Take a peek at our star gazing top tips and find out more about top star gazing forests.

Earth Hour and WWF

Earth Hour is a charitable organisation based out of Singapore, and their mission is uniting people to protect the planet. They are an open source movement organised by WWF and volunteer organisations worldwide.

They are encouraging people to celebrate their commitment to the planet with friends, family, community or at work - in their own way. A simple event can be just turning off all non-essential lights from 8.30pm-9:30 pm. Find out more at

Last updated: 7th October 2016

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