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Southsea Wildlife Watch - Trip to Milton Locks Nature Reserve

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust’s monthly nature group for children.

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust’s monthly nature group for children, this month the session will be at Milton Lock and NOT at Cumberland House Natural History Museum.

The address is;

Milton Locks Nature Reserve,

Locksway Road,

Milton, Portsmouth

PO4 8LT

It is opposite the ‘Old Oyster House’ pub and next to the ‘Thatched House’ pub. There is parking by the Nature Reserve entrance and plenty more the other side of the Thatched House.

 

Wildlife Watch is open to children aged 5-12 and their families, with lots of opportunities to discover more about local nature. From bug hunts to beach trips, crafts and games, Watch is all about family fun outdoors, making friends and learning about wildlife.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are encouraged to join in with the activities.

There is no need to book, though places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

For upcoming dates and times, see www.wildlifewatch.org.uk/watchgroups/southsea-wildlife-watch or email southseawildlifewatch@gmail.com.

Photograph copyright Lianne De Mello

Cumberland House

Various displays introduce the wildlife of the area - past and present. Exotic butterflies fly in the summer in the butterfly house that overlooks the museum garden.

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