2023 guided walks programme
All events are free.
Booking in advance is essential for the Community Wildlife Workshops and Fungi walk, by emailing email@example.com
Please bring sturdy footwear and outdoor clothing and a torch for events that take place after dark.
Events will be cancelled in the case of heavy rain/strong winds.
Moth survey evenings
Thursday 20 April, 8.30pm until late
Friday 21 July, 9.45pm until late
Thursday 17 August, 8.30pm until late
Tuesday 12 September, 7.30pm until late
Join a Norwich City Council Mousehold Heath warden in using a light trap to catch, record and release the beautiful and diverse species of moth living in our parks and gardens.
Please meet in the Pitch and Putt Car Park, at the top of Gurney Road, Mousehold Heath, Norwich. Grid ref: TG247104.
Community wildlife workshops
- Tuesday 11 April, 11am – 3pm: Introduction to Moths
- Monday 24 July, 11am – 3pm: Introduction to Butterflies
- Tuesday 5 December, 11am – 3pm: Introduction to
Join a local wildlife expert and a Norwich City Council Mousehold Heath warden, to look at the wide variety of threatened and characteristic species which inhabit the site. The sessions will each focus on a different species. After an hour in the classroom, the rest of the session will be spent exploring the site. Light refreshments are provided during the lunch break.
Please meet at the car park below Zaks restaurant (NR1 4HW), halfway up Gurney Road. Grid ref: TG243101
Dawn chorus survey walk
- Thursday 9 May: 4.15am – 6am. Followed by breakfast.
Join a Mousehold warden in carrying out a B.T.O, Common Bird Census transect survey walk to mark International Dawn Chorus Week at the start of May – a worldwide celebration of nature’s daily miracle. Starting from the car park below Zaks, see address details above.
Geodiversity Earth Heritage Walk
- Tuesday 4 July, 10.30am – 1pm.
Join Geologist Tim Holt-Wilson to explore the Earth Heritage Trail. Experience how past glacial activity and land use has shaped the landscape and how this supports biodiversity. Please meet at the car park below Zaks restaurant (NR1 4HW), halfway up Gurney Road. Grid ref:TG243101.
Management and wildlife walk
- Tuesday 1 August, 2pm – 4pm
Join a Norwich City Council Mousehold Heath warden, to look at the wide variety of often scarce and threatened species that inhabit the site and how management work is being undertaken to conserve this biodiversity and prevent fires. Please meet in the car park below Zaks.
- Tuesday 10 October, 1.30pm – 4pm.
Accompany Neil Mahler (Suffolk’s County Fungi Recorder) and a Mousehold Heath warden, for a walk around the site, to look at the stunning variety of fungi species living in the heart of Norwich. Please meet in the car park below Zaks.