Saturday 23rd November 2019
ATF East Anglia visit to Hatfield Forest
Location: Hatfield Forest, Essex CM22 6NE
Hatfield Forest, in Essex, is well known as one of the top sites in the UK for ancient trees, and is unique because it is the best surviving example in the world of an almost complete royal hunting forest.
The National Trust has been looking after the site since the 1920’s, and it is home to over 3,500 species of wildlife. For the last 20 years, the Trust has been carrying out an extensive and experimental pruning programme to manage the ancient trees.
The 2.5 hour guided walk will be hosted by Henry Bexley, the site manager, with contributions from Reg Harris (one of the contractors who has been carrying out the experimental pruning work), with special guests Ted Green and Jill Butler also attending.
Also included on the tour, will be a visit to a site where a scientific study of the effects of biochar is being undertaken.
Booking is essential – so if you would like to attend please use the booking form below. There are only 50 places!
Places are limited and must be booked in advance.
To book your place, please click the ‘Book now’ button below. Once the event becomes full we will update the website with information about a reserve list.
Please Contact Us Here if you have any queries regarding booking, but please note that although this email is regularly checked, there may be a slight delay in responding.
• Wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear
• Well behaved dogs are welcome on leads
• Car parking available
• Toilets available in the cafe area
• Duration of walk approximately 2 1/2 hours and is liable to become very muddy so wheelchair and pushchair access may be limited