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Bird box making

18th Aug 2020 11:00 - 16:00

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Join a member of the Exbury team at this fun and educational workshop specially designed for socially distanced family groups. Turn a collection of pre-cut wooden pieces into a cosy nesting place to take home and hang in your garden. We’ll lend you the tools you need and give you some tips along the way as you put the bird box together. We’ll also provide some useful information on the birds you might attract.

Location

Under cover by the Visitor Entrance. Ask a member of staff for directions when you arrive.

Timings

There are four sessions to choose from:

  • 11am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2pm
  • 3.15pm

Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes.

Tickets

£6 per bird box, in addition to gardens admission or Friends of Exbury annual membership. Please call 02380 891203 to book your place.

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Restrictions

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Bird box making safety measures
  • Limited number of family groups in each session.

  • Groups socially distanced with roving hosts who can supervise and offer assistance whilst remaining 2 metres away.

  • Bird box kits made on site and stored for more than 72 hours prior to use.

  • All tools and work stations sanitised before and after each group.

‘We recently had some friends from London to visit and were looking for something to entertain our young children for the day. We decided to give Exbury Gardens a try and I thought it was wonderful. We had Sunday lunch in the restaurant and the food was far superior to other local attractions so compliments to the chef. Walking through the gardens was beautiful with lots of little pathways to explore. I have lived in the Romsey area for many years and always thought Exbury was a little out of the way but it only took me 20 minutes from the motorway. We will definitely be a regular visitor from now on.’

Philip Moulds, New Forest

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