Woods & Moor Dawn Chorus
Sunday 3rd May 2020 at 6.00am to Sunday 3rd May 2020 at 8.30am
Celebrate National Dawn Chorus Day and discover the delights of the Eastern Moors by the light of dawn
Sunday 3 May, 6.00am-8.30am
Meet at Shillito Woods car park
Suggested ticket donation £5 per person
Booking essential via Eventbrite
It's the height of nesting season and many of our most well loved birds at their most active.
Join Eastern Moors rangers as they lead the way across the moors and through the woods to seak out species including tree pipit, cuckoo, yellowhammer and maybe even redstart . Find out about the work we do to protect threatened species and what you can do to support our work.
What to bring with you
Please come dressed appropriately for the weather, in warm clothes and waterproofs with spare layers in a bag with suncream or a woolly hat as necessary. Good, sturdy, waterproof boots with a deep tread and ankle support are recommended. No food or drink is provided, but if you wish you may bring your own.
How to find us
Visit our site map to see the location of Shillito Woods car park.
Address: Shillito Wood Car Park, Fox Lane, Holmesfield, North East Derbyshire, S18 7WG
Grid reference: SK295749
By road: From the A621 Bakewell-Sheffield Road take Fox Lane signposted for parking and follow for 1.1. to car park on right.
Public transport: 218 Peak Line Sheffield-Bakewell stops at Clodhall crossroads, a 1.3 mile walk from Shillito Woods.
The meeting point for this event has free parking for all and accommodates blue badge holders. The walk is approx. 2.5km in length and there will be regular stops, but no seating is available. It uses footpaths which in places are uneven or muddy with some steep slopes. You will be guided through the event by a ranger providing spoken interpretation in English. There will be no toilet facilities available throughout the event. During the event, we may be taking photographs – you will be asked to sign a consent form at the beginning of the event so if you do not wish to be photographed please inform a member of the team. For further information about accessibility, please email email@example.com.
Please check the website and social media pages in the days before the event as bad weather may result last minute changes.