August Ambles

Join us for one of our guided ‘walk and talk’ in the woods.  Most of the walks are free, unless otherwise stated.

Some walks are ready for booking, see links below.

Other talks are being finalised, so keep checking back for booking details.


A Wander through the Wild Wood at The Mens nature reserve near Billingshurst

The Men’s is an ancient name which comes from the Anglo-Saxon word ‘ge-mænnes’, meaning common land. The walk/talk is open to everyone (but no dogs please).

Wednesday 4th August 2021 – 10.30-12.00

with Tony Whitbread – Sussex Wildlife Trust

Booking details to follow


Forest Bathing at Stanmer Park £15.00 (£16.22 with EventBrite booking fee)

Tuesday 3rd August 2021 – 09.15-10.15

Friday 6th August 2021 – 18.00-19.00

with Amanda Bate – Forest & Nature Bathing Sussex

Book Here – Forest-bathing-in-partnership-with-the-lost-woods-project


Action for Ash  Butchers Wood

Thursday 5th August 2021 – time 14.00-16.00

with Phil Truluck – Woodland Trust

Booking details to follow


Why we cut down trees and the benefits to wildlife at Tottington Woods

Monday 9th August 2021 – 10.30 -12.00am

with Malcolm and Helen Knight – Tottington Woodlanders

Book Here – Benefits-to-wildlife-at-tottington-tickets


The management of ancient woodland, flora, fauna and wildlife  Costells Wood

Wednesday 11th August 2021 – time 14.00-16.00

with Phil Truluck – Woodland Trust

Book here –


Family Fun Walk (bring a picnic for the end of the walk)  – Ditchling Common

Friday 13th August 2021 – 10.30-12.00pm

with Karen Laver/Fran Corney – AirS – Lost Woods

Book Here – Family Fun Walk tickets


Woodland Management, Overview, Threats and Issues – venue TBC

Tuesday 17th August 2021 – 10.30-12.00pm

with Graham Morgan – Small Woods Association

Booking details to follow


Wild in Washington  family day – venue New Barn Copse, Washington

A space and time for families to discover the woodlands. Through games, craft activities, stories and sharing knowledge  we’ll connect more as a community and connect more with the plants and animals within the woods.

Wednesday 18th August 2021 – 11.00-15.00pm

Enquire here:

Facebook: Wild in Washington


The Wonder of  Woodland – venue TBC

Friday 13th August 2021 – Time TBC

with Jessie Rodriguez – AirS – Lost Woods

Booking details to follow


Wellbeing Walk and talk around Bedelands reserve

Thursday 26th August 2021 – 14.00-15.30pm

with Julie Gillick – Ipse Wilderness

Book here – august-amble-mental-health-walk-bedelands


Walk & Talk – a history of the farm and area at Daylands Farm near Ashurst Free but please give a small donation

(Bank Holiday) Monday 30th August 2021 – 14.00-15.30

with Derek Crush – Daylands Farm

Book Here – a-history-of-daylands-farm-and surrounding area 


Please be aware that you attend these walks at your own risk. The routes include public footpaths that are not paved, there may be uneven patches of uneven ground or tree roots that may be slippery in wet weather.

For more information – email

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