MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Our seasonal opportunity to develop fungi identification skills with a respected expert in a prime natural area. Minibus field trips: easy, but off-path walking. Collect and observe fungi in various 

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EXPLORING GARDENS FROM THE ARMCHAIR

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A series of encapsulating talks exploring the art and meaning of gardens, gardening and flowers. (These talks may appeal to those that are fascinated by gardening but not in the 

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WINTER BIRDS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Imagine spectacular gatherings of Barnacle and Pink-footed geese against a backdrop of a winter sunset and the massed pipings of thousands of waders as they swirl in the sky. Our 

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FULLY BOOKED: WINTER BIRDS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Imagine spectacular gatherings of Barnacle and Pink-footed geese against a backdrop of a winter sunset and the massed pipings of thousands of waders as they swirl in the sky. Our 

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IDENTIFYING TREES IN WINTER

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Look at trees as they appear during the winter months and be shown the features to identify them e.g. bark, winter twigs, form of the crown etc. Trips to local 

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FULLY BOOKED: GEOLOGY OF ENGLAND

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The geological history of England spans almost 700 million years of time, which is reflected in its great diversity of rocks and spectacular landscapes. Come on an exciting journey that 

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VISITING LAKELAND HOUSES AND GARDENS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Join expert horticulturalist Louise for special guided tours of some inspiring Spring gardens in the Lake District. Get to know the plants, growing conditions and particular challenges that gardeners and 

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BIRD SONGS AND CALLS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The vocalisations of birds are invaluable aids to help us in their identification but the process of learning them all may seem daunting and never-ending. Fortunately, most species have a 

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GEOLOGY OF THE LAKES: AN INTRODUCTION

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Have you ever wondered why the topography and geology of the Lake District and wider Cumbria area varies so much? Find out why when you travel through 500 million years 

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