Silver birch

Celebrating birch course at Bradfield Woods

Enjoy the relaxed setting of Bradfield Woods to explore the wonderful world of the Silver Birch Tree. Learn all about the ecology, associated wildlife and the many uses of this marvelous tree. Carve a butterknife from the green wood. See what colours can be extracted from the bark and dye your own samples. Use the bark to make fire, birch bark tar and learn how to turn tar into glue. Complete the day by using the rest of the wood to make pimps.

Event details


A static map of Celebrating birch course at Bradfield Woods

About the event

Price includes all tools and materials on the day.

Please wear suitable clothing and stout footwear.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided and are included in the price, but please bring a packed lunch.




Suitable for

Adults, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted


People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance

What to bring

Bring a packed lunch

Parking information

Free car park


Picnic area
Disabled toilet

Contact us

Contact number: 01473 890089

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