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Discover your inner explorer

Published: 11/03/2016
Hartsholme Park

Looking for something to do this summer holiday? Keep your little ones entertained in a series of events at one of Lincoln’s most popular parks.

Explore Hartsholme Country Park for a closer look at the creepy crawlies residing at the site at an event on Tuesday, August 4. There will be a cost of £2.50 for Bug Hunt, which will run from 1pm to 3pm.

This year’s Family Fun Day will take place on Sunday, August 9 from 11am until 4pm. The event will feature a bouncy castle, live music, face painting, chainsaw sculpting and much more.

Some charges for activities may apply but most will be free of charge.

Conservation Ranger Douglas Hart, said: “Now that the great British summer is here there’s no better time to visit one of Lincoln’s most popular parks! We’re hosting all kinds of activities this year - from bug hunts to bottle rocket launches there’s something for everybody.

“Make sure you don’t miss out on our two biggest events - the annual Family Fun Day and Magna Carta Treasure Hunt.”

There’s still time to get involved in celebrations for the Magna Carta 800th anniversary - the Magna Carta Treasure Hunt will run from Thursday, August 20 until Saturday, August 22 from noon until 4pm.

There will be a cost of £2.50 for this event.

The full list of activities taking place this summer:

  • Butterfly Bonanza - July 31, 1pm to 3pm - £2.50
  • Bug Hunt - August 4, 1pm to 3pm - £2.50
  • Family Fun Day - August 9, 11am to 4pm
  • Butterfly Survey - August 6, 1pm to 3pm - £2.50
  • Magna Carta Treasure Hunt - August 20 - 22, 12pm to 4pm - £2.50
  • Bottle Rockets - August 25, 1pm to 3pm - £3.50
  • Bug Box Hotels - August 30, 1pm to 3pm - £3.50

Don’t miss out - places are limited and booking is essential. For more details call the park rangers at Hartsholme Country Park on 01522 873735 or email hartsholmecp@lincoln.gov.uk

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