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Get out in Nature with these family events & things to do this winter

If there is one thing we love about Winter, it is getting out and about in nature. In fact we all love to be outdoors throughout the year, but Winter is just so special. Look for those spider webs glistering with dew. The crunch of fresh snow as you head out on a walk.

I have put together a list of nature friendly events running throughout Winter.

If you have an event you would like us to advertise, free of charge, please fill in this form HERE

I will update this list as the months go by and more events are announced. Keep an eye out for our other seasonal guides.

WWT Washington

New Years day Guided Walk

Daily Talks

Wild Welly Walks until 29th January

Mudfest 18-26 February

More info HERE

Saltholme RSPB

Robin Robin trail until 31st January

Half Term Nest Box building 18th - 26th February

Welly Dogs - 11th February - 19th March

More info HERE

Durham Wildlife Trust

Seascapes - Various dates

Reindeer Trail - Low Barns & Rainton Meadows until 31st December

Christmas at Rainton Meadows - 21st/22nd December

Seascapes Coastal Bird Walk Crimdon Dene 10th January

Winter Wading Birds - Rainton Meadows 21st January

Seascapes Coastal Bird 21st January Seaton Carew

Seascapes Coastal Bird Seaham 4th February

Seascapes Family Bird Walk 21st February Seal Sands

More info HERE

Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Festive Snowflake Trail - Northumberlandia 17-18th December

Winter Photo Trail Hauxley 27th December - 8th January

Wildlife Group Meets - Various dates

Half Term Family Nature Crafts - Live tutorial 22nd/24th February

More info HERE

National Trust


Deer's Dinner Trail - Until 9th January


Winter Trail - Until 8th January

Christmas through the eras - 8th January

Father Christmas Experience - 16th - 23rd December

Ormesby Hall

Oh Yes It Is.... A fairytale Christmas - Read our review HERE


Festive Photo Station -Until 2nd January

Wish Upon A Star - Until 2nd January

Christmas Present Hunt - Until 2nd January

'Twas the night before Christmas at the house - Until 2nd January

Souter Lighthouse

The Northern Flower Garden Christmas Table flowers - 22nd December

Seaton Delaval Hall

Winter Wanderer Spotters Trail - Until 8th January

More info HERE

English Heritage

Belsay Hall

Make it history this half term - 18th -26th February

More info HERE

Beach Cleans

Sea Shepherds UK

Blast Beach - Seaham 8th January

Roker Beach - Sunderland 18th February

More info HERE

Big Bear Beach Clean

Roker Beach - 14th January

Whitburn Beach - 28th January /25th February

Littlehaven - 12th February

More info HERE

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 27th - 29th January

More info HERE

Raby Castle

Half Term Trail - More info HERE

Bear Hunt Trail In the Plotters Forest 18th - 26th February

More info HERE

High Force Waterfall

Half Term Trail

More info HERE

Wharton park

Natural Christmas Crafts - 17th December

The Penguin Parade - Until 3rd January

More info HERE

Land Of Oak and Iron

Twixmas Guided Bird Walk - 28th December

New Years Day Bird Walk - 1st January

More info HERE

Hamsterley Forest

Elf & Tree Trail - Until 24th December

More info HERE

Botanic Garden Durham

Signs Of Winter - 3rd January - 31st January

More info HERE

Howick hall, Gardens and Arboretum

Snowdrop Festival - Dates to be confirmed

Snowdrop Family Explorer

More info HERE

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You could head out on a winter walk, lots of places are open during Winter and are worth the visit. CLICK HERE to read our favourite Winter Walks

Check out these other posts

Festive trails

Weekly What's On Guide

Things to do indoors when the weather is rubbish

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