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Autumn Fun for all in the Nidderdale AONB

[Tuesday 14 September 2010]

There is still time to enjoy Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with their autumn events programme.

The programme includes:

Bird Migration Talk – Thursday 7th October – 7.30pm to 9pm

Mike Brown from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) gives an insight into the fascinating world of Bird Migration. Refreshments will be included. At: Nidderdale High School Community Education Centre. Cost: £3 per adult, under 16’s free. Booking recommended to guarantee your place.

Aislabie Gardens Tour - Saturday 16th October – 10am to 5pm

Join the Historic Parks & Gardens group on this fascinating tour of Studley Royal & Hackfall Wood and discover the history of the Aislabie family and the connections between the two sites. Meet: Fountains Abbey – exact location given on booking. Cost: £10 per person payable on booking plus £8.50 payable on the day for entry into Studley Royal Water Garden. The price includes tours of the two 'Aislabie' estates, return transport between the two sites, late afternoon refreshments, and some handouts for information. Booking essential.

Advanced Geocaching - Sunday 24th October - 10am to 2pm

Locate a suitable spot to plant a new Nidderdale AONB cache, and guide yourself to other nearby caches. Some prior knowledge of geocaching is essential. Suitable for over 7’s only. Meet: Thruscross Reservoir – exact location given on booking. Cost: £3 per person. Booking essential.

Events can be very popular and places fill up fast so we recommend that you book your places soon to avoid disappointment. For full details or to book a place please visit the AONB website at www.nidderdaleaonb.org.uk or ring the AONB office on 01423 712950.

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