Discover dark sky magic on How Hill night walk

Experience the weird and wonderful night-time world around How Hill National Nature Reserve on a dark sky walk. An adventure of astronomy, night creatures and discovery, with a touch of night magic, from 7 pm to 9 pm, on Saturday 21 March.

Thurne mill at night

Get your wellies on, wrap up warm and head out on this unique guided night-walk, led by wildlife and bushcraft expert John Tyler, who will bring the night sky and the secrets of the woodland and marshland to life.

Weather depending, you might encounter a family of owls up close, see glow worms and discover the hidden magic of the woodland which comes to life in the pitch darkness!

Broads Authority Education Officer Nick Sanderson said of the walk,

“This is an event not to be missed. John Tyler’s wealth of knowledge about the night sky and the hidden woodland is incredible.

“With so many fascinating facts and demonstrations along the walk, you’ll see the night sky and woodland, in a way you have never seen them before.”

Booking essential. Tickets cost: £6 adult, £5 under 16s. £18 Family (2 adults 2 Children), age 7 and over, no unaccompanied children.

To book, call 01603 756094 /01603 617332 or email: whitlinghamtic@broads-authority.gov.uk

Please note

This event involves walking around a woodland path and wetland boardwalk in the dark, without a torch and is only suitable for confident children, who are over the age of 7. Unsuitable for people with limited mobility. Please wear suitable footwear and appropriate outdoor clothing.

Dark Sky Adventure,7 pm to 9 pm, Saturday 21 March,How Hill National Nature Reserve, Ludham, Great Yarmouth, NR29 5PG. How Hill is situated 2 miles north west of Ludham. Follow signs from A1062 Hoveton to Potter Heigham Rd.

Tuesday 10 March 2020