Wed13Apr

Group Walk: Woodland Wild Flowers at Knighton Park Spinney

10:00am - 12:00pm

Knighton Park

Group Walk – Woodland Wild Flowers at Knighton Park Spinney

Wednesday 13 April at 10am

Starting at Knighton Park car park, off Palmerstone Way. 

Up to 2 hours minutes, steady pace.

A short walk of around 1 mile with information stops along the way. The terrain is mostly flat with some uneven and soft paths.

Information about the pace of our walks, what to wear/bring, the weather and much more can be found on our City Council Group Walks page

Join us for a springtime stroll through Knighton Park Spinney, guided by a wildlife expert. Enjoy the woodland wild flowers and also learn about a new conservation project in Leicester along sections of the Saffron Brook. This walk is free to attend but numbers are limited. Adults – please book your places. Booking is not required for children (under 16) but they must be accompanied by an adult. Please see full booking information below.

This walk is free to attend, but numbers are limited. For full details about this walk, click ‘Book your space’ below to visit Eventbrite or book by phone during office hours. 

 

Saving the Saffron Brook project

Leicester City Council is partnering with the Trent Rivers Trust and a number of local organisations to deliver an exciting nature conservation project in Knighton, Saffron Lane and Oadby. The scheme focuses on key sites along the Saffron Brook / Wash Brook watercourse, an important nature corridor linking urban habitats with the county and beyond. We will create habitat for otters, bats, & kingfishers, plant trees and meadow grassland and dig new ponds.

As well as improving habitats for wildlife we will be offering a range of opportunities for people to connect with nature. Whether through guided nature walks, active volunteer days, wildlife I.D. sessions or family play, we hope there will be something for everyone to enjoy. We want to make nature accessible to all and ignite people’s interest in the wildlife on their doorstep.

The Saving the Saffron Brook project is funded by the Green Recovery Challenge Fund.

Saving the Saffron Brook – river restoration scheme (leicester.gov.uk)

 

 

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