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Sun, 30 Oct


Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

Folklore of British Birds

Local ornithologist Michael Turner will lead you on this guided walk around the beautiful lower Derwent Valley, helping you to identify the birds of Autumn and uncovering some of their ancient folklore.

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Folklore of British Birds
Folklore of British Birds

Time & Location

30 Oct 2022, 09:30 – 11:30

Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK


About the Event

Why do we have a ‘murder’ of crows? What garden bird was hunted and sacrificed on St Stephen’s Day and which of the nation’s favourite birds has a darker side?

All will be revealed and much more on this fascinating walk through the beautiful Autumnal Derwent Valley.

There's also the option to purchase brunch or a hot drink from café shrub to warm you up as you chat about the birds spotted on your walk.

Suitable for adults only.

Leaving from the Heritage Centre courtyard, the walk will be on regular footpaths with varying gradients. 

Please bring binoculars if you have them and dress appropriately for the weather.

Limited places. Sorry no dogs.

Tickets £9.50 per person

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