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Bolam Lake Country Park

Please note that all diary event start and finish times are displayed using the 24hr clock (eg. 16:00 = 4pm).

Wednesday July 27, 2016
Small Mammals At Bolam
Find out about the tiny animals that live at Bolam and come face to face with them. Booking required.
Please note that this event starts at 10:00. Event ends at 11:30. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 OHE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Wednesday August 03, 2016
Lake Dipping
A look at the many small and wonderful creatures that live in Bolam Lake. Bring along suitable footwear and you must be over 5 years old. Equipment provided. Booking required.
Please note that this event starts at 11:00. Event ends at 12:30. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland   NE20 OHE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Sunday August 07, 2016
Shaftoe Crags History Walk
Take a trip back in time with local historian John Davies as he explores the fascinating ancient landscape around Shaftoe Crags from 10,000 years ago up to medieval times. Parking at East Shaftoe farm. Booking required. No dogs on walk.
Please note that this event starts at 10:00. Event ends at 12:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Parking at East Shaftoe, Middleton, Morpeth  NE61 4EA
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Wednesday August 10, 2016
Minibeast Safari
Search for and find out about the tiny creatures that live at Bolam Lake and come face to face with them. Equipment provided. Bookings required. All ages welcome.
Please note that this event starts at 11:00. Event ends at 12:30. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 OHE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Sunday August 14, 2016
Visit Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery
A walk from Bolam Lake to the Monastery at Harnham. This is a walk of 3 miles over rough ground. This includes a look around the monastery. Please wear stout footwear and bring waterproofs. Donations accepted at monastery.
Please note that this event starts at 13:00. Event ends at 15:30. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 OHE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Try Tai Chi
Once again join qualified Tai Chi instructor Amanda Barrell for an introduction to this ancient art. Wear flat footwear and loose clothing. All ages welcome. Why not join the walk over to Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery afterwards?
Please note that this event starts at 11:00. Event ends at 12:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Friday August 19, 2016
Insect Homes
Help the insects in your garden by building an insect home to take away with you. All equipment and materials provided. Age 6 years and over. Booking required.
Please note that this event starts at 13:30. Event ends at 15:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Sunday August 21, 2016
Tales in the Woods
Join expert storyteller Jim Grant for some wonderful, mysterious and exciting tales involving history and nature. All you need is your imagination! Running throughout the day. All ages welcome.
Please note that this event starts at 11:00. Event ends at 15:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Wednesday August 24, 2016
Animal Antics and Minibeasts
Join animal expert Stef Wraith to learn all about some giant minibeasts as well as some cuddly and not so cuddly animals that you might recognise. Afterwards, join a park ranger to find some minibeasts of your own!
Please note that this event starts at 11:00. Event ends at 14:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland   NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Saturday August 27, 2016
Dogs Unite!
One for all the pooches and dog lovers out there. A circular walk around the lake and woodland to help raise awareness and funds for Guide Dogs by getting sponsored to take part. Find more information at http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/dogs-unite. Suggested donation for those not being sponsored of £3.00. Registration starts from 12:30pm.
Please note that this event starts at 13:00. Event ends at 14:30. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland   NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Wednesday August 31, 2016
Build a Bird Box
Make a home for your feathered friends to take home and put up in your garden. All materials and equipment provided. Age six and over. Booking required.
Please note that this event starts at 13:30. Event ends at 15:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland   NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Thursday September 01, 2016
Den Building
Learn how to build a woodland shelter to keep out the wind and the rain using only natural materials. Booking required.
Please note that this event starts at 13:30. Event ends at 15:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Sunday September 04, 2016
John Dobson History Talk
Join local historian Jared Johnson as he takes you back 200 years with a talk and presentation about the famous architect John Dobson who brought Bolam Lake to life, as well as many other North East landmarks.
Please note that this event starts at 15:00. Event ends at 16:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Sunday October 02, 2016
Bolam at War
Join local historian Liz O’Donnell for a trip to Bolam during the Second World War. During her talk and presentation you will find out about the local land girls, Italian prisoners of war and even German bombs!
Please note that this event starts at 14:00. Event ends at 15:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
Sunday October 30, 2016
Autumn Stroll
Take a gentle stroll of around 3 and a half miles with a Park Officer taking in some of the historic parkland beyond the Country Park boundary. Includes a look around the ancient church of St. Andrews. Only two uphill sections included! Booking required. Donations accepted at St. Andrews church. All ages welcome.
Please note that this event starts at 13:00. Event ends at 15:00. (There is no charge to attend this event).
Venue: Bolam Lake Country Park, Belsay, Northumberland  NE20 0HE
Directions: You can view a streetmap, or view a roadmap to help find this event.
Contact: 01661 881234
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